Thursday, April 15, 2021

New Report Studies the Current State of the Heavy Lift Supply Chain Sector

A Glimpse Into the Thoughts of Those Involved with Project Cargo
Shipping News Feature

BELGIUM – WORLDWIDE – AntwerpXL, the event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has released its first Trends Report ahead of its return in December 2021. The report, shows the result of a survey of the opinions of senior decision makers from a range of business types across the breakbulk supply chain.

The disease has also accelerated the adoption of innovative technologies including drones, AI, and IoT enabled devices according to the report, but the drastic increase in sustainability efforts across the industry has been driven not by the pandemic but by earnest and growing concern among industry professionals about their companies impact on the environment. Sophie McKimm, Event Manager for AntwerpXL, says:

"2020 was a challenging year for everyone in the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo industries so we saw an opportunity to provide the community with some extra value this year. AntwerpXL puts us at the heart of the industry; being able to connect the global supply chain, leveraging and embracing conversations throughout these last 12 months, we quickly realised that undertaking in-depth research could provide objective reports to the community that we serve. Our Trends Report surveyed the full market and we have presented insightful future trends and analysis that can benefit the sector."

The three-day exhibition and conference for the breakbulk and heavy lift industry runs at the Antwerp Expo in Antwerp, Belgium on 7 – 9 December 2021 and the AntwerpXL Trends Report is available as a five-part download HERE.