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Shippers’ Forum on the Future of Railfreight in Europe

PROGRAMME
13.30 | 14.00 REGISTRATION
14.00 OPENING
Dick van den Broek Humphreij, ESC Chairman
Key note speaker: Keir Fitch, Cabinet Commissioner Kallas

RAIL FREIGHT IN EUROPE’S FUTURE TRANSPORT POLICY
14.10 | 14.30 FIRST SESSION

‘IMPLEMENTATION OF FIRST RAILWAY PACKAGE’
DOES LIBERALIZATION HELP IN MAKING RAIL MORE ATTRACTIVE?
14.30 | 14.45 Henk Schaafstal, Senior Supply Chain Engineer, SABIC
14.45 | 15.00 Maurizio Castelletti, head of unit E2: rail transport & interoperability, DG MOVE European Commission
15.00 | 15.15 Monica Heiming, ERFA
An overview of complaints from the private operators
Technical, legal and commercial barriers to competition
Anti-competitive practices

15.15 | 15.30 QUESTION & ANSWERS SESSION
15.30 | 15.45 COFFEE BREAK
15.45 | 17.00 SECOND SESSION

MAKING RAIL FREIGHT WORK COMMERCIALLY.
IS THERE SCOPE FOR NEW BUSINESS MODELS FOR RAIL FREIGHT?
Moderator: Andrew Traill – ESC Policy Director

Martin van Dop, European Rail Transport Manager, Electrolux

George di Lallo, Chairman Transport Working Group Eurofer

Günther Ferk, CEO X-Rail SA
Scope for revival of Single Wagonload Service in Europe

BEST PRACTICE: DOES RAIL FIT INTO A GREEN LOGISTICS SUPPLY CHAIN?
Patrick Installe, Managing Director, Efico –
Rail in a green coffee supply chain (invited)

Mats Berlin, Managing Director, Scand Fibre Logistics
A busniness model for and by shippers offering environmentally friendly transport solutions

PANEL DEBATE WITH ALL SPEAKERS

SUMMARY/CONCLUSIONS OF THE DAY
17.45 | 18.15 COCKTAIL RECEPTION

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