Webinar: Global Fresh Hub in the Netherlands

A webinar on the topic of the global food supply chain, in which the Netherland plays an essential role, will be held on the 6th of August. The event is interesting for fresh supply chain practitioners to benchmark their best practices & strategies and deliver insights into the food temperature-controlled industry.

Faced with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the global food supply chain, the importance of cold chain logistics has become greater than ever to ensure food safety and quality. The whole industry has realized that collaboration is key to supply chain success. As a fresh produce logistics hub, the Dutch sector has many best practices to share.

The Cold Chain Logistics Committee of China Federation of Logistic & Purchasing, Holland International Distribution Council, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of Kingdom of the Netherlands, and RailFreight.com are jointly bringing fresh supply chain experts together to you next week.


The following questions will be addressed and answered in the webinar:

  • What is the biggest challenge faced by the food supply chain?
  • What industry trends to expect in the future?
  • How to excel at both strategy and execution?
  • How can port contribute to a better perishable supply chain?
  • What does Greenport Venlo have to offer in the cold chain?
  • How to setup cold chain in the Netherlands?
  • How to ensure food safety and quality via cold chain?


The following guest will join the webinar to present you a whole picture of the food & supply chain industry in the Netherlands:

  • Remco Buurman, CEO of HIDC
  • Jasper Eggebeen, Senior Manager Supply Chain Solutions, HIDC
  • Anne Saris, Business Manager Agrofood, Port of Rotterdam
  • Jan Vorstermans, Business Development of Hines Fresh Park Venlo BV
  • Carlos Rodriguez,CEO of AGRO Merchants
  • Chayenne Wiskerke, CEO of Wiskerke Onions
  • Dr. Leo Lukasse, postharvest scientist
  • Dr. Zhen Liu, Business development manager China, Wageningen food and biobased research, Wageningen University & Research

Date and time

The webinar takes place on Thursday 6 August at 09.00 – 11.00 CET. You can watch the webinar from your own device (laptop, tablet, phone) by registering for the event here. The webinar is free to attend.

Author: Jialu Zhang

Jialu Zhang heads the China Desk of RailFreight.com

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