Manager of Marketing and Sales
BLG Cargo Logistics GmbH
Horst Kaupke began his career as an apprenticeship in Bremen, Germany for a shipbroker and shipping liner agent, making his first contacts within the forest products industry in Finland. Throughout his career he has worked with several companies in the shipping industry in Bremen and Hamburg. Horst became closely connected to forest products producers as he covered Break bulk, Ro/Ro, and Semicontainer services from Germany to various destinations in Scandinavia, West Africa, the Far East and the Americas. Since 1996, Horst has served as the Manager of Sales and Marketing for Forest Products of all kinds with BLG Cargo Logistics, the owner and operator of the Port Neustaedter Hafen in Bremen. In this position, he has worked in close cooperation with the various forest products producers/receivers and their affiliated service providers within the port.
Conference Session 2: Inland Supply Chain Challenges
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017
Inland ports face unique challenges while they play a linchpin role in the import and export of forest products around the world. This panel will explore the challenges facing inland ports including warehousing, transport, value-added services, environmental impact, and much more.