779 - Logitrans 2017 - EKO MMI Fuarcılık

Focus shifts to east in logistics


Asian companies and projects got more space and interest in Logitrans fair which was held last week.

Logitrans, the logistics fair, was held last week at Istanbul. Less participants and visitors attended from Europe where more from Asia.

Last year 163 companies and organizations from 25 countries participated the fair, where this year it was 141 participants from 23 countries.

There were less participants from Austria and Italy this year. Nederland, USA, Afghanistan and Albenia were not represented.

On the other hand, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Slovakia and Morocco were the new countries of this fair.

There were less train and terminal operators from Europe. Operators from Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Ukrain had participated instead.

Kazakhstan Railways and Baku Dry Port had attracted more attention due to opening of Baku-Tblisi-Kars railway. The first private train operator of Turkey, Omsan Logistics, was one of the booth which took attention.

Cover Photo: EKO MMI Fuarcılık ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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