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Page 28 • AirCArgo AsiA-PACifiC APRIL-MAY, 2018 NextGen Logistics Network launched at Multimodal 2018 THE NExTgEN Logistics Network, a new community of young logistics and supply chain professionals, launched as part of Multimodal on 03 May 2018. Meantime Communications and Multi- modal are backing the initiative to build a network for the next generation of logistics leaders. the new community will connect on line via a LinkedIn group, and companies backing the initiative will pledge to host networking and information events that will include facility tours to give members an opportunity to connect with their peers and better understand the different sec- tors of the supply chain industry. “Multimodal provides the perfect plat- form to launch an initiative which has the future of our industry in mind,” said Robert Jervis, logistics portfolio director, Clarion Events. “to help give this network a boost, we will be focusing on the next generation on day three of the show by hosting two seminar sessions dedicated to young professionals and opening our doors to stu- dents.” “this is an excellent opportunity for young people within different areas of logistics to share best-prac- tice and inspire other would-be newcomers to the industry,” said Stephen Carr, commercial director at Peel Ports Group. “We hope that by participating in nextGen Logistics network and other projects like it, we can help young people within our business succeed and inspire the next generation to consider us as a career option. “the nextGen Logistics network is unique in bringing together all logistics sectors, giving our rising stars an opportunity to understand first-hand the opportunities and challenges across the entire supply chain,’ said Emma Murray, chief executive of Meantime Communications, who will also chair one of the seminars on day three. “Members will be able to foster lasting relation- ships and build a more collaborative, forward-think- ing and ethical industry.” over 9,500 supply chain decision makers are ex- pected to attend Multimodal, the UK and Ireland’s leading freight transport and logistics exhibition, now in its eleventh year. Multimodal 2018 takes place 01-03 May at the Bir- mingham nEC in the UK. The key to DAiLY NEWs in the airfreight industry www.impactpub.com.au/aircargo on LInE, on tARGEt, on US. Lanmei adds two CAMBoDIA-based carrier Lanmei Airlines will launch scheduled flights to Changsha and Guang- zhou, China using its two A321-200 aircraft on 15 May 2018.