Now in its 19th year, Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) is a conference for the trans-pacific and global container shipping and logistics community. More than 2,400+ attendees will hear market forecasts, analysis, and expert opinions on container shipping freight rates, labor issues, and more. The event will allow opportunities for industry peers to network with shippers, carriers, port officials, 3PLs, freight forwarders, government officials and more. Q&As and live sessions will feature speakers who are known authorities in the transportation and logistics fields.
The stated 2019 conference objective is to “create value for beneficial cargo owners—BCOs—including retailers, manufacturers, consumer product companies, traders, energy, agribusiness, and other major shipper organizations through hiqh-quality networking alongside an intensive three-day program addressing key challenges shippers face when relying on container shipping services to support their supply chains.” The 2019 theme asks, “Is the Market Turning Unfriendly toward BCOs?”