Global Launch of Cutting-Edge Shipping Technology

Published October 28th, 2009 - 10:01 GMT

Trailer and self propelled vehicle manufacturer leader, Gaussin Manugistique, plans to hold a global launch of an innovative new Automotive Terminal Trailer (ATT) during SITL Dubai 2009, 3-5 November 2009, taking place in Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center. 
The engineering company, a specialist in wheeled handling systems, will take the opportunity to showcase its latest hardware, a self propelled machine combining both a truck with connection and semi trailer, to the world. The cutting-edge technology will help container operators’ increase productivity, while at the same time reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 30 to 50%.
Commenting on the launch, Smaine Nasri, Sales Director, Port Activity and Middle East Area, Gaussin Manugisitique added: “This is our latest product and we are proud to be launching it in Dubai.  The Middle East market represents for us 25% of our market share. We witnessed 12% market growth was coming from the Middle East compared to 5% in Europe during the past 5 years. Having one of our major product launches at SITL Dubai 2009 represents an ideal way to leverage our brand and share expertise with our peers."
Smaine Nasri, Sales Director, Port Activity and Middle East Area, Gaussin Manugistique continued, “The need to be faster, safer and cleaner is the drive behind our R&D team, who are continuously looking to find new ways of optimising production flows and reducing lead times whilst also reducing the environmental impact our machines have.  This innovative new Automotive Terminal Trailer is a great example of this work.”
Gaussin Manugistique has a long track record with the Middle East and the company already teamed up with DP World, Mina Zayed Port, Port of Oman and Gulftainer among others.
The first SITL to be held in Dubai has to date received wide interest from industry leaders from more than 10 countries. Regional and international industry leaders such as DP World, Schenker, JAFZA, TNT or Port of Sohar have also confirmed attendance.
Mohamad Bader-Eddin, Show Director, Reed Exhibitions said: “Hosting the inaugural SITL Dubai in 2009, represents a tremendous achievement for us.  SITL is one of Reed Exhibitions’ most successful events worldwide, and offers unique benefits to both regional and international industry leaders who are looking to secure deals in the Middle East Region.”
“Bringing SITL to Dubai will provide a platform on which the latest trends and technologies can be showcased; offering new insights and solutions through exclusive product and service launches.  The transport & logistics sector must continuously innovate, maximize operations, deliver cost savings, efficiency gains and enhance overall supply chain performance, and SITL can help industry professionals deliver such improvements.”
In addition to the exhibition, SITL's participants will benefit from the hosted buyer program which is a unique way for buyers to meet potential business partners and discuss business opportunities. There will also be a business and investment forum, and the "Global Shippers' Conference", a two-day conference for shippers will be held alongside, and will enable shippers from Europe, the Americas and Asia to discuss the challenges facing the global freight industry. Finally, an exclusive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) area will feature the latest technologies and applications in the logistics sector.

 


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