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The Break bulk Americas event is known as one of the most important forums devoted to logistics. It is attended by various representatives of this sphere.
It is an exhibition, where the participants can meet:
- cargo owners
- heavy haulers
- freight forwarders
- the representatives of the firms producing special equipment, etc.
During the Expo, the specialists can share their ideas, knowledge, and experience contributing to the development of logistics.
The forum is always attended by various people, such as media partners, exhibitors, sponsors, and speakers. There are also the members of the VIP Shipper Club among the visitors.
The program of the event always includes various types of activities:
- conference sessions
The first Break bulk forum in America was organized over 25 years ago. Because of the great success of the event, it was transferred to the other parts of the world including the European countries, the UAE, Chine, etc.
The event allows solving the current problems of the logistics field and building new connections.
Break bulk 2016
The Break bulk forum in 2016 was scheduled for the 26-29 of September. Lots of representatives of big companies from the logistics sphere visited the event, such as:
- Sarens Group
- International Trade & Transportation, Inc.
- FMC Technologies
- American Institute for International Steel, etc.
There were lots of exciting events available during the forum:
- conference sessions
- business runs
There were also various entertainment facilities offered, such as a golf tournament.
The participants analyzed and discussed plenty of essential issues, for instance, land and barge transportation, freight management, Break bulk cargo problems, troubles with the oil prices decrease, etc.
The transportation facilities in Houston: Green link buses
One of the common questions always concerns the ways of getting to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. There are several routes of the buses available. They depend on the location of the visitor. All of the driving directions are available on the official website of the Break bulk event.
There are lots of transportation facilities in Houston but Green link is considered to be the most comfortable one. This is a free service, which can help get around downtown Houston. It stops at every station and arrives every 7-10 minutes. The buses run on Compressed Natural Gas, which makes them efficient as a cleaner transport alternative. The service works from Monday to Friday from 6.30 AM to 6.30 PM. The detailed Green link bus schedule and route are available on their website. Another transportation service of such type is B-cycle, which makes it easier to get around the city.
Many visitors also use special applications, such as ParkMobile or Uber.
Besides the transportation facilities, there are plenty of parking lots near the George R. Brown Convention Center in the privately owned areas. Some of them are ground-based, the others are underground. The prices vary from $10 to $20.