Between uncertainty over Nafta, continuing congestion at its ports and the need for better road and rail connections to its main international gateways, North America’s vehicle import-export sector faces considerable challenges. And on top of this, shifting import-export patterns, new technology, changing regulations and fluctuating capacity requirements are all exerting further pressure, as such networks adapt to a world of more connected vehicle logistics.

Working out how best to deal with this will be the issue at the top of the agenda at this year’s Finished Vehicle Logistics Import Export summit, taking place on 07-08 August in Baltimore.


COMPLIMENTARY PLACES available for vehicle-makers (subject to approval). Attend this unmissable event to:

  • Meet, greet and develop your relationships with all the leading players in the Finished Vehicle Logistics industry
  • Develop a clear understanding of where the North American vehicle import-export sector is really heading right now
  • Find out how the advent of electric and connected cars could turn current procedures on their head
  • Work out how to ensure your vehicle operations become more transparent, green, connected and automated
  • Determine which new technologies offer the greatest potential in terms of optimising port networks, yard management, vehicle processing and inland connections
  • Be part of the debate that will determine the shape of tomorrow’s industry


Specific areas to be covered include:



Port capacity

Investment options

Import/export patterns

Demand forecasting

Autonomous vehicles

Connected cars

Vehicle electrification

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