air cargo India announces partnership with CTL-BHP to unlock opportunities in the multi-modal logistics and transport industry

  • air cargo India has emerged as a leading platform for the domestic and international air cargo community to network, exchange perspectives, and explore commercial opportunities. air cargo India will be held on 14-16 February 2024.
  • Cargo, Transport, Logistics (CTL) Break bulk, Heavy lift, Project forwarding (BHP) is a reputed exhibition that brings together bulk cargo service providers and the trade and logistics fraternity, including leading exporters and importers from the public and private sectors. CTL-BHP will be held on 14-15 February 2024.
  • By co-locating both these exhibitions, the organizers will offer a complete experience of the multimodal transport and logistics industry under one roof. Both exhibitions will be co-located at the Jio World Convention Centre, BKC, Mumbai.

Organised by Messe Muenchen India, the 10 th edition of air cargo India 2024 is proud to join forces with the 14 th edition of CTL-BHP, thus offering the Indian market a 360 o experience of multimodal logistics and transport solutions under one roof. Considering the expanding volumes of goods traded between India and the world, and the untapped potential of vast infrastructure upgrades such as the Bharatmala and Sagarmala projects, India is fast emerging as an attractive business destination for domestic and international logistics companies operating across various modes of transport.

For global air cargo service provides, India is one of the top markets for perishables and agri produce. India is also centrally located along the main trade lanes for perishables originating from North and South Asia into the Middle East and Europe. Export-linked incentives for the perishables sector in India such as Krishi UDAN have resulted in a larger geographical coverage across the country with 53 airports now implementing this scheme. India is also one of the world’s largest pharma exporters and the recent production-linked incentives will
further reinforce its position as the ‘pharmacy of the world’.

Over the years, air cargo India has proved to be a leading destination for domestic and international airlines, airports, freight forwarding agents, cargo handling companies, IT solution providers, etc. to showcase their brands, explore emerging opportunities, network with key decisionmakers, and build successful partnerships in the Indian market. For example, air cargo India 2022 brought together 75 exhibitors, 550 conference delegates,
and 4800 visitors from 30 countries for a delightful experience of professional networking, knowledge sharing, and awards and entertainment.

The upcoming edition will take this success to the next level by including multimodal logistics and transport solutions to India’s increasing volumes of import-export as well as the complex nature of goods crossing international borders. Organized by EXIM India, a reputed trade publishing house, CTL-BHP has been attracting on average 100+ exhibitors, 500 delegates, and 4500 trade visitors at its annual editions. – can this be highlighted and also be out up

Thus, the combined impact of air cargo India and CTL-BHP will be significant for both the import-export fraternity in India as well as global logistics service providers, especially those with expertise in multimodal innovations and technology solutions.

Dr. Robert Schoenberger, head of transport logistic exhibitions at Messe München GmbH, says, “With this important partnership between air cargo India and CTL-BHP for the 2024 edition, we are truly delighted to offer our customers new business opportunities across India’s vast logistics landscape, including air, waterways, rail, and road connectivity. This partnership will build on our existing networks in the air cargo community, and attract ideas, innovations, and collaborations between Indian and international logistics service providers across multimodal channels. We invite active participation at these co-located shows from our extensive network of global exhibitions.”

About this strategic partnership, Nikhil Modi, Owner, EXIM India, says, “Today’s complex logistics challenges need a multimodal solutions approach, and therefore we are delighted to join hands with air cargo India for the upcoming 2024 edition. CTL-BHP has received phenomenal response for its contributions to the multimodal transport industry, especially the bulk cargo, heavy equipment, and project forwarding sectors. Over the years, CTL-BHP has also received unstinted support from the Indian Ports Association as well as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India. This collaboration with air cargo India will expand our reach among key decisionmakers and thought leaders in the global air freight community. Thus, we are excitedly looking forward to the 2024 edition.”

Commenting on the expanding trade between India and the world, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India, says, “India’s international trade volume crossed the trillion-dollar mark early this year which points towards the rising potential for specialised freight services across various modes of transport. Over the years, air cargo India has attracted importers and exporters of specialised goods who are constantly seeking safe, sustainable, and cost-effective transport solutions. This collaboration with CTL-BHP allows us to offer more value
to our customers by delivering complete multimodal solutions under one roof. I am sure that the co-location of air cargo India and CTL BHP will accelerate the pace of enabling meaningful handshakes and unlocking business opportunities for the transport and logistics industry in India.”

air cargo India will be held on 14-16 February 2024, while CTL-BHP will be held on 14-15 February 2024. Both exhibitions will be co-located at the Jio World Convention Centre, BKC, Mumbai.

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