Monday, March 4, 2013


VANCOUVER, B.C. (March 4, 2013) – Informa Canada is delighted to announce Port  Metro Vancouver’s sponsorship of Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference (CLC). This inaugural event will provide a networking, education and business forum for the most diverse group of stake holders in Canadian supply chains ever assembled in Canada.

As Canada’s major gateway for international trade, Port Metro Vancouver serves as an economic generator for Metro Vancouver and all of Canada. The busiest and most diverse port in Canada, and the largest export port in North America. Port Metro Vancouver trades $75 billion in goods annually with more than 160 trading economies.

“Port Metro Vancouver is pleased to be a part of the inaugural Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference. At Canada’s largest port, ongoing collaboration with supply chain partners is key to delivering supply chain excellence through our Gateway. We are excited to be a part of a conference that encourages collaboration among industry partners to further improve operational efficiencies as the Gateway grows to service our nation’s trade requirements.” stated Peter Xotta, Vice President, Planning and Operations, Port Metro Vancouver.

David Tyldesley, Informa Show Director added, “It makes perfect sense to have Port Metro Vancouver onboard. CLC is about opening new doors for sea, air, rail and road cargo synergies on a regional, continental and international scale."

Cargo Logistics Canada takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from January 29-30, 2014, and aims to bring buyers and sellers together from throughout the Canadian supply-chain.