NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hessen Trade & Invest will participate in the annual MODEX Supply Chain Global Conference, Atlanta, GA, 3/17-3/20/2014 to meet with North American manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics-related companies interested in doing business in Europe.
Hessen Trade & Invest, the lead economic development agency for Germany’s state of Hessen, offers cost-free services to support executives throughout their decision-making process, site selection, and establishing a subsidiary in Germany. To arrange an introductory meeting at MODEX, please contact Kristina L. Garcia at Kristina.Garcia@hessen-agentur.de or tel: 212-703-5566.
Hessen, Germany-Europe’s center for logistics, mobility, and innovation is first choice for expanding logistics businesses overseas. Investors profit from Hessen’s excellent transportation infrastructure, including Germany’s largest international airport in Frankfurt, terminals for tri-modal cargo handling, and Europe's densest and most central autobahn and rail network.
Frankfurt Airport has 4,555 weekly direct flights to 295 destinations worldwide, as much as 130 freight flights, and over two million tons of air cargo per year. No wonder 15 of the "top 100 logistics companies" worldwide are already based in Hessen. Companies include Amazon.de, Schenker Logistics, SEKO Logistics, FedEx Express, TNT, UPS and Lufthansa Cargo.
A major logistics cluster is in the Rhein-Main region with Europe’s largest airfreight center, Cargo City, offering easy access to all major European seaports with its 280 logistics companies. Another major logistics cluster is in North Hessen, with the Freight Village (GVZ), in Kassel, offering the best cut-off-time for next day deliveries in Germany and six first class commercial sites for logistics for low-cost acquisition and operation.
Hessen, a leader in logistics-related R&D and qualification offers related training and degrees at the Academy for Logistics Bad Hersfeld, University of Kassel, and University of Darmstadt. Additionally, the center of excellence, HOLM (House of Logistics and Mobility), next to Frankfurt Airport, truly underlines the state's commitment to the industry.
In Hessen, new technologies and innovative concepts are created to improve the mobility of people and goods - in terms of transportation and job creation. Great emphasis is put on supply-chain agility and management, which is why leading North American logistics professionals are likely to find Hessen as their perfect match at this year’s MODEX Supply Chain Conference.