The ever-emerging inland freight hub of Memphis, TN, where all five Class One railroads operate substantial intermodal facilities, along with several huge distribution centers occupied by global shippers. The event will take place at the Peabody Hotel, just blocks from the global freight giant, FedEx.
October 6, 2011
The Second Southeast Freight Conference and 60th Annual Memphis Port Night are presented by Cargo Business News and the Memphis World Trade Club.
The U.S. Southeast boasts a population of over 78 million and is an expanding gateway for global freight moving between key U.S. and overseas cargo markets. The Southeast Freight Conference will address themes pertinent to the global supply chain’s vital connection to the region and its developing infrastructure. From Virginia to Mobile, if you are moving cargo through the U.S. Southeast, this event is aimed at you.
The 60th Port Night celebrates the decades-old relationship between Memphis and the Port of New Orleans, and this year will welcome Southeast Freight Conference attendees to a grand gala featuring dinner and remarks, cocktails, live music and dancing.
Primary conference demographic:
Beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) and those who service them.
Projected attendance for both events combined: