Free webinar: Chemical powerhouse and Dangerous Good Transport

How to transport chemical products between China and the Netherlands? What are the latest innovations in the chemical logistics sector? These questions will be answered in the online webinar Chemical powerhouse and Dangerous Good Transport, which will take place this Thursday 9 December at 9am CET.
As part of the webinar series The Netherlands Connects, this edition is jointly presented by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chongqing, Holland International Distribution Council, Road2Holland Consortium, and Registration is free and for everyone interested in the topic.

Please fill in the registration form below and get free access to the world of chemical transport!

Chemical Powerhouse

The chemical industry is growing rapidly, with the worldwide annual value exceeding 1,500 billion dollars. Among all the players, the Netherlands stands out with its strong roots in chemistry producing and exporting. The country, in terms of turnover, is the seventh largest chemical industry base in Europe and the ninth largest in the world. What’s worth mentioning is that 19 of the top 25 chemical companies in the world are from the Netherlands, among which there are prestigious international top companies like Shell, Akzo-Nobel and DSM. Moreover, the location in the heart of Europe gives the Netherlands easy access to over 170 million end consumers.

At the same time, China’s chemical industry is currently in transition to high-quality and refined development.The Netherlands’ flourishing chemical network, solid industrial base and active research atmosphere can undoubtedly add value to this process,

Chemical Logistics

As for the chemical industry, logistics is the key part. Chemical products are mostly considered as dangerous goods with the features of being flammable, explosive, and corrosive, which require special precautions in the process of storage and transportation. Safety and professionalism of operation are of top priority. A single mistake can lead to serious accidents and environmental pollution. In recent years, the digital management of chemical logistics has been attached more and more to tackle the security issues, which is also the tendency of transporting chemicals by rail.

In order to promote the cooperation between Chinese and Dutch enterprises in chemical logistics and to jointly build a smart chemical ecology in the globe, the sixth edition of the “the Netherlands Connect” series webinar will focus on “Chemical Powerhouse and dangerous good transport”. This event will be held online on December 9 from 9:00 to 10:30 CET, where key players from the Dutch and Chinese chemical industries will discuss the latest opportunities and innovative practices in the logistics sector.


6st edition of series webinar “the Netherlands Connect”

09:00-09:15  Opening word and presentation “The Netherlands is your chemical powerhouse in Europe” by Jasper Eggebeen,Senior Manager Supply Chain Solutions, HIDC

09:15-09:35  Jiahua in the Netherlands, by Guillaume Lagadec,General manager, Jiahua Netherlands B.V

09:35-09:55  Logistics set up to access the European market by Bert Brink,  Operations Manager Freight Forwarding & Customs. Chris Beers, Assistant Operations Manager Freight Forwarding & Customs, De Rijke Logistics B.V.

09:55-10:15  EU imports of chemicals via the Netherlands: how to make your supply chain compliant?  , by  Maayke Maas-Cooymans, partner and attorney-at-law, Ploum Rotterdam Law Firm

10:15-10:30  Panel discussion and closing

Author: Huilin Shi

Huilin Shi is the editor of, our Chinese publication

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