SME WATCH SME EXPO – Logistics 07
SME Expo – Logistics 2007 (August 16–18, 2007, Nehru Centre, Mumbai) will provide a platform for the SMEs to explore business opportunities and network with the stakeholders within and outside the logistics industry Logistics is one of the most complex business activities as it involves combining diverse functions and using service providers who may be culturally and objectively different. Like most industries in India, the logistics industry is also dominated by SMEs. Being a very diverse industry, all the SMEs in the logistics industry do not have a common platform for networking and knowledge sharing. SME Expo – Logistics 2007 aims to provide exactly that. This one of its kind expo is aimed at giving a B2B networking platform for SMEs in the logistics industry. It will see participation of the complete value chain of the logistics industry viz. Supplier, Buyers and peers. With ICICI Bank as the title sponsor, SME Expo – Logistics 2007 would provide SMEs in the logistics industry an opportunity to get acquainted with the latest and most innovative products and services. Exhibitors' profile would include commercial vehicles, ancillary manufacturers, 3PL, warehousing & storage, etc. Visitors' profile will include high profile buyers from the India and abroad, Logistics & SCM professionals, export agencies, government agencies,etc. The Expo will also see two days of parallel conference (August 16–17, 2007) that would provide opportunity to highlight the latest relevant industry issues. The conference will feature new concepts, innovations, latest technology, case studies and best practices in logistics and SCM. All in all, the SME Expo is aimed to be created as an annual event where all stakeholders in the logistics industry would come together to network for business and share their knowledge about the industry.