On November 22-23, 2018, the 13th China International Conference on Pallets and 2018 Annual Meeting of Global Pallet Entrepreneurs, jointly organized by China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing and Department of Commerce of Shandong Province and undertaken by Jinan Municipal Bureau of Commerce and CFLP Pallet Professional Committee, was held in Jinan, Shandong Province.
Over 650 representatives from more than 400 pallet manufacturers, pallet user enterprises, pallet machinery manufacturing enterprises, pallet leasing enterprises, government agencies, universities, colleges and research units from China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Latvia, Spain, Ukraine, Finland, New Zealand, Australia, the United States and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan gathered in Jinan.
Mr. Wang Hongping, Deputy Director of the Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, Mr. Sun Bin, Vice Mayor of Jinan Municipal Government, Mr. Cai Jin, Vice President of China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, Mr. Wu Qingyi, Director of Pallet Professional Committee of China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, Mr. Robert HOLLIGER, Chairman of EPAL, Mr. Byong-Yoon SUH, Chairman of Korea Pallet & Container Association, Ms. Kano Naomi, Vice president of Japan Material Handling Society, Mr. Masahiro Ijich, Vice President of Japan Pallet Association , delivered the opening speeches for the conference. During the conference, 37 speakers from home and abroad exchanged and interacted with each other on the development, use, operation and technology of the pallet industry under the conference theme of “Standards, Sharing, Links and Cooperation”. In order to strengthen the upstream and downstream supply chain construction of the pallet industry and provide high-quality raw materials for pallet manufacturers, a forum on “Analysis of raw materials for pallets” was added to the event to exchange and discuss how high-quality raw materials can contribute to the high-quality development of the pallet industry. The conference provides an important platform for enterprises and units in the pallet industry to take stock of the whole year, analyse the future and learn from each other.
In order to strengthen the cooperation between domestic and foreign pallet enterprises; to establish the “China Logistics Pallet Index”, which accurately reflects the changing trend of the pallet industry and provides a reference basis for the majority of pallet enterprises; to strengthen the cooperation between schools and enterprises and cultivate excellent and innovative pallet talents, LogisALL and Shandong Province Standard Pallet (Crate) Recycling Union, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing Pallet Professional Committee and Wuhu Green Wooden Packaging Chamber of Commerce, Dalian Maritime University and Liaoning Zhongtai Industrial Group .
At the same time, an exhibition on “New pallet products, materials and technologies” was held. At the booths of 25 exhibitors, the exhibitors presented the leading pallet products, technologies and services at home and abroad.
The conference was supported by LogisALL, Joyant Intelligent, JPR, Shanghai Lika, LOSCAM, ULP, CAPE, HOMAG China, Jiangyin Zhonghe, Shanghai U Chain, Jiangsu Qiancheng, Wuhu Hongchun, Zhongshan Wood, Chongqing Nuoxin, etc. It was also supported by Shandong Wood and Wood Products Circulation Association, Suzhou Outbound Wood Packaging Industry Association, Shandong Wood Packaging The professional committee, Wuhu Green Wooden Packaging Chamber of Commerce, Shijiazhuang Pallet Association, Zhejiang Outbound Wooden Packaging Industry Association, Shanghai Packaging Technology Association Wooden Products Packaging Committee, Guangdong Logistics Industry Association Pallet and Unitized Logistics Professional Committee, Hunan Logistics and Purchasing Federation Pallet and Unitized Logistics Branch,Taicang Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association and other relevant industry associations responded positively. We sincerely thank the above units for their contribution to the smooth convening of this conference.
With the support and cooperation of leaders, guests and delegates, the conference was a complete success in Jinan. We would like to express our sincere thanks to all of you for your great support to the work of the Pallet Committee of CFLP, and the Pallet Committee will continue to make efforts for the development of China and even the global pallet industry. With the support and joint efforts of all of you, the pallet industry will definitely move towards a better tomorrow with the vigorous promotion of relevant national policies! May all our entrepreneurs, with your millions of pallets, cross the river of the market economy, and make a few more cities in the coming year, to capture the fruitful results of Chinese logistics and world logistics!