Skip to:

Notification: Due to continuing travel restrictions globally, this event has been cancelled for 2021 and postponed until September 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Please stay tuned for the announcement of the 2022 conference dates.

We are pleased to announce PPI Transport Symposium 24 will be hosted by the Port of Jacksonville


Organized by Fastmarkets RISI, in association with the International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA), this event focuses on trending topics in worldwide transport, materials handling, and distribution of forest products. In 2021, Port of Jacksonville are pleased to welcome attendees to Jacksonville for three days of unforgettable learning and networking experiences.  

By attending PPI Transport Symposium 24, you can:

  • Catch up with clients, meet industry peers, and ensure you are part of the conversation as you shore up your short and long term pipeline.
  • Take advantage of one of the biggest gatherings of the pulp and paper supply chain
  • Keep in touch with current contacts and broker introductions to further stakeholders within the industry
  • Producers and consumers: Conduct your all supplier meetings in one day, saving time and gaining an accurate comparison
  • Benefit from content: Understand consumer demand, production output and freight rates
  • Beyond the content: Assess the real attitude within the industry and response to developments with your peers and competitors

Covid-19 cancellation policy: Stress-free commitment

As part of our continued efforts to both create engaging event opportunities and to facilitate a safe and healthy environment, a cancellation policy has been set in place for exhibitors and sponsors. We want to ensure you feel comfortable in your early commitment and understand that we are prepared to pivot the event or supply a refund should either regional or global pandemic situations deem it necessary.

Read the policy here.


Our Latest Speakers

The smartest minds in the forest products logistics industry share their knowledge. All Speakers


Werner Enterprises

The Evans Network

SSA Marine


Union Pacific

Marter Neri

Chairman's Corner March 2021

Mon, Mar 25, 2019

Chairman’s Corner – 21 January 2021

It is our pleasure to welcome you back to the U.S. for PPI Transport Symposium 24, organized by Fastmarkets RISI in association with the International Forest Products Transport Symposium (IFTPA).  This is the IFPTA’s largest bi-annual event which provides an excellent networking framework to encourage communication and innovation among all roles and participants in the forest products transportation industry.