Tomorrow’s challenges of the global supply chain

24 October 2022 – Last Thursday we organized a roundtable event titled Tomorrow’s challenges of the global supply chain. 
The event was opened by the speech of the French Slovenian Business Club president Mrs. Tatjana Šikovec. 
Opening speech to the event was delivered by the newly appointed French Ambassador to Slovenia H.E. Ms. Florence Levy.    
The aim of the event was to present the future development of the logistic sector in Slovenia. 
The discussion was led by guest speakers. For the introduction to the topic, Mr. Ivan Loizeau from CMA CGM d.o.o. took us on a journey with significant images to portray challenges of the supply chain. He introduced the pillars that drive the change, which are connectivity, reactivity, digitalization and sustainability. 
Mr. Robert Sever from GZS presented the challenges and opportunities in the Slovenian sector on further development of Slovenia as a gateway to Europe. 
Mr. Borut Šemrl from Luka Koper d.d. presented the success, growth and future development of activity in the port of Koper. 
Mr. Goran Softič presented us the intermodal business of Metrans and the efforts towards climate-neutral transports for customers. 
The topic of the evening was concluded with the presentation of Mr. Bine Štancar giving us the look into efforts and development of CMA CGM Group toward Carbon Neutrality By 2050. From what we heard from speakers, there is a space for Slovenian and French to work together for further development of the logistic sector.  
Last act of the evening was the celebration marking the 5th anniversary of The French Slovenian Business Club. The guest of honor Mr. Jean-Louis Poli joined us via video call with the retrospective look on the establishment of the club.