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MODEX2012 ATLANTA – Solutions that move Supply Chains

Thursday | 9 February 2012

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Location: Georgia World Congress Center,  Atlanta USA
Date: February 6th – 9th 2012
Organiser: The Material Handling Industry of America

ProMat2011 was a very successful show with attendees stating they have plans to spend $ 75 billion in materials handling equipment and technology in the next 18 months.

The Material Handling Equipment Manufacturers (MHEM) Forecast reports that new orders grew 18% in 2010 over 2009 and are expected to grow 11-12% in both 2011-2012.

 Why is MODEX2012 in Atlanta such an interesting new show?

  • Both  Material Handling Equipment & Supply Chain Solutions will be presented in one single international show.
  • Over 40% of the buyers of manufacturing, distribution, logistics and supply chain solutions in USA are within 500 miles of Atlanta.
  • Over 48 of the largest retailers have warehouse locations in Georgia.
  • Georgia is the home of 11.000 providers of logistics services from transportation, to facilities, to third-party logistics, to software providers.
  • Atlanta is no. 4 in the US for Fortune 500 headquarters. Companies like Delta Airlines, UPS, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Georgia Pacific and SAIA have headquarters here.
  • The Port of Savannah is the 4th largest container port and the fastest growing one in the U.S. It boasts 20 distribution centers, including sites for Wal-Mart, Target Stores, Lowes, Ikea and Home Depot.
  • The Panama Canal Expansion in 2014 will reshape global trade patterns and be a major supply chain game-changer for the East Coast of the Unites States.

For more information about MODEX2012 in Atlanta please contact;

C&H Maastricht
P.O. Box 304
T. +31-43-3255262
E-mail: ch-maastricht@dmm-ch.com
Website: www.MODEXShow.com; www.dmm-ch.com


Thursday | 9 February 2012
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