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transport logistic

( 9 May 2023 - 12 May 2023 )
Location: Germany , Munich
Organizer: Messe Munich

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Transport logistic 2023 will take place between May 9th — May 12th, 2023. The physical event will have strict COVID-19 protective measures in place. Organisers assure that the current absence of sanitation protocols have the approval of local authorities. This is due to the improving pandemic situation, which resulted in the lifting of the domestic and travel restrictions. 

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Transport logistic is among the most essential trade fairs in the logistics industry. It is an international trade show that takes place every 2 years in Munich, Germany. Messe Munich serves as the hosting location. The event often takes place at the beginning of May. Transport logistics serves as the main procurement platform for the logistic industry. It is also the location for showcasing the latest innovations and research developments. 

Business Profile of the Event

Transport logistic gathers in one location professionals from every main logistics sector. This includes maritime, air cargo, inland transportation, logistics, and rail freight transportation. It also gathers communications, IT, telematics, e-business, intralogistics, and import/export specialists. 

Attendants also include manufacturers, exporters/importers, service providers, and warehouse managers. Suppliers, R&D specialists, and others additionally attend. 

Senior executive staff such as CFOs are also among the attendants of the fair. So are department heads, managing directors, division heads, and board members. Magma Aviation Limited is are among the exhibitors that visitors can encounter. 

What is New for Transport Logistic 2023?

Transport logistic 2023 will have digital services complementing the physical event. Such include services that allow for online matchmaking, registration, and others. More services will also be implemented at later dates. 

Did You Know? 

Transport logistic is a valuable platform for professionals working in the logistics industry. This is due to the event allowing them to gain a detailed overview of the whole value chain. Furthermore, the trade show allows them to learn about new trends and innovations. The fair additionally allows such professionals to network and form new connections. Transport logistic also permits the expanding of their specialist knowledge and gaining recognition. 

Transport logistic is a trade show with a detailed and comprehensive support programme. Among the main events in the schedule is the exhibition. It is where over 2000 market leaders and start-ups showcase their latest novelties. 

The exhibition provides solutions for each part of the value chain. This includes equipment and services for freight transport, warehouse management, intralogistics, and IT. It also provides innovations related to telematics, e-business, and telecommunications. 

The exhibition often receives trade visitors who intend to make purchases. This allows exhibitors to gain recognition, network and generate new leads. This can be quite beneficial, especially for start-ups. The exhibition often features several exhibition zones. 

One of the zones is “IT, telematics, e-business, telecommunications”. It is the location for showcasing IT, telematics, e-business, and telecommunications novelties. The dedicated areas within the zone include:

  • Communication systems
  • Communication technology workplace systems
  • Digital radio communication systems
  • Networked communication systems
  • Mobile communication systems
  • Display and information equipment and systems

Another such zone is the “IT systems”. It is the location containing areas such as:

  • IT systems for logistics and transport
  • Databases and information systems
  • On-board computer and peripherals
  • Identification and coding systems
  • The zone shows the latest hardware solutions. Among them are novelties such as new onboard computers and recording systems. Professionals will also find a diverse range of software, information, and database systems. 

The “E-commerce and e-business systems” zone contains innovations such as tools for:

  • E-procurement
  • CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • ECR (Efficient Consumer Response)

Within the location, professionals can find e-billing and e-business system solutions. Among them are new software, technical elements, whole systems, technical literature, and others.

 The “Transport control and IT facilities” sector contains novelties such as:

  • Incoming goods, storage, and distribution
  • Transport processes
  • Provision, maintenance, and repair of means of transport
  • IT facilities and control systems in ports, airports, terminals, and the infrastructure
  • Systems and equipment for automatic identification (containers, vehicles, handling equipment)
  • Positioning and navigation systems
  • IT security

It is the area for control and optimised transport process developments. Among the solutions are ones that optimise in-house goods flows, including distribution. The zone also features novelties that improve goods identification. IT security solutions for tax systems are among the showcased as well. 

The “Integrated traffic management systems (IVMS)” zone showcases the latest:

  • Plant management and planning systems
  • Control and information systems
  • Systems for freight traffic management
  • Operations control and communication systems for the rail sector
  • Information centres for traffic management

It is the area for examining complex operations and traffic control systems. It is also where attendants can observe novel planning and communication systems. This can be quite beneficial as a zone for traffic management specialists. 

The “Intralogistics, warehouse management systems, auto-ID and packaging zone” contains:

  • Transport packaging, freight securing
  • Transport packaging for all types of freight
  • Packaging machines, packaging plants
  • Palletizing and securing of load units
  • Instruments for measuring transport stress

Professionals seeking damage-free and secure transportation of goods will find the zone beneficial. It is also the networking location for manufacturers showcasing the latest packaging machinery. 

The “Storage, conveying, and distribution equipment” is the location for examining:

  • Warehouses
  • Storage techniques and equipment
  • Process control for storage and distribution systems
  • Warehouse vehicles
  • Automation and control
  • Conveyor systems
  • Process control for conveyor systems
  • Distribution and loading facilities
  • Coding, labelling, marking, reading
  • Weighing systems
  • System solutions for intralogistics

It is the section dedicated to presenting innovations related to in-company material flows. Among such novelties are conveyor systems, warehouse technologies, vehicles, and construction. It is also the location for checking new IT material flow solutions. This includes new coding and labelling technologies. 

The “Equipment for loading bays and terminals” showcases:

  • Ramps and ramp equipment
  • Loading and unloading equipment
  • Cranes and crane accessories
  • Straddle loaders
  • Terminal tractors

Within this section, the focus is on loading tray and terminal optimising processes. Such include novel loading and unloading equipment as well as straddle loaders. It is also the location for examining the latest terminal tractors, cranes, and ramps. The “Equipment for freight transport” section shows rail, road, air, water, and combined transport options. It also showcases optimised special freight good containers and solutions.

The “Road vehicles” section is for road transport vehicles such as delivery trucks. It is also the location for examining vehicle superstructures, equipment, and accessories. The zone attracts vehicle manufacturers, small suppliers and specialist vehicle providers. 

The “Rail vehicles” is where attendants can examine vehicle-level rail transport solutions. Such include:

  • Locomotives
  • Open and covered standard freight wagons
  • Special freight wagons
  • Special superstructures
  • Equipment and accessories for rail vehicles

The section showcases rail vehicle drive and construction technology. Attendees can also check the initial developments and concepts of driverless rail vehicles. All Exhibition areas also contain a research and development section. It is where research institutes and universities show the latest developments. Such include new research, solutions, potential directions of development and others. The exhibition often features international and national joint stands. Among the international stand are countries and organisations such as:

  • Belgium 
  • Estonia 
  • Finland 
  • France 
  • Greece 
  • International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) 
  • Italy 
  • Croatia 
  • Latvia 
  • Luxembourg 
  • Netherlands 
  • Austria 
  • Poland 
  • Portugal 
  • Romania 
  • Saudi Arabia 
  • Slovenia 
  • Spain 
  • Czech Republic 
  • Turkey

The National joint stands include German organisations and regions such as:

  • Baden-Württemberg
  • Bavaria
  • Berlin-Brandenburg
  • Bremen
  • Federal Association of Public Inland Ports
  • Disport
  • Hamburg
  • Hesse
  • Leipzig-Halle
  • LogReal World
  • Lübeck
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • Lower Saxony
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Saarland
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • Association of German Transport Companies

Besides the exhibition, Transport logistic also contains a comprehensive conference programme. The conference gathers in one location, key players, leading experts, and start-ups. It is also the central hub for learning about the latest developments and challenges. Among the topics discussed are subjects such as sustainability and others.

Transport logistic also contains various special events with different focus points. Among them is the Start.hub Logistics start-up zone. A rather recent addition, the zone presents the latest innovative ideas. The platform is available in Hall B2.213/314 and occupies a 300 m² stand. It consists of several areas. This includes a networking zone as well a central communication stage. The Hub allows start-ups to gain recognition and present their novel ideas. The Hub contains several subdivisions, each with a different purpose. The bar for instance is where start-ups can meet potential partners and investors. The Stage is where such newcomers can pitch their projects, including answering questions. The blue sofa is where they can attend interviews with leading industry players.

Another special event of interest is the Metropolitan logistic. It is a special topic within the conference. It allows exhibitors to showcase CEP services, last mile and city logistics solutions. Among the topics addressed are green logistics, last-mile innovations, and urban logistics.

Transport logistic is a must-attend for manufacturers, exporters/importers, and IT specialists. Warehouse managers, suppliers, R&D specialists, start-ups, and academics should also consider attending. So should senior executive staff, department heads, managing directors, and board members. Start-ups can look forward to several events. Among them is the exhibition, and the Metropolitan Logistic. The Start.hub Logistic zone is also worthwhile.

Your Hotel Room in Munich

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Munich with an ideal location and price tag. This allows you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Messe Munich for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared. 


Transport logistic is a biannual trade fair that takes place at Messe Munich for 4 days. Messe München GmbH organises the event, with visiting hours often being between 9 am and 6 pm. Messe Munich is an event locale with easy access. For instance, you can reach the location from the central rail route station in 25 minutes by metro. Likewise, When travelling from Munich airport, you will access the messe in 50 minutes by train. Messe Munich is moreover near neighbouring urban areas like Freising. This allows you to access the location in less than 2 hours.

Munich is a popular metropolitan city in Germany. It has a public transport network comprised of trains, metro lines and taxis. Each neighbourhood has routes that operate day and night. Commuting times vary between 15 and 90 minutes. The city has accommodation and dining options for guests with different needs. For example, the city has over 200 hostels, hotels, apartments, and guest houses. Moreover, there are many eateries such as bistros, bars, and clubs. There are a few neighbourhoods which guests ought to consider staying in. Among them are the Isavorstadt, Haidhausen, and Maxvorstadt. 

Audience and Statistics

Transport logistic is a high-profile event that receives over 60000 attendants. For instance, its 2019 edition featured 2374 exhibitors and 64000 trade visitors. 56% of the exhibitors and 46% of the visitors were from countries outside of Germany, including:

  • Belgium
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Croatia
  • Latvia
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Czech Republic
  • Turkey

The event often receives high praise from the exhibitors who attend its editions. For instance, 94% of the exhibitors consider the event to be of prime importance. 95% of said professionals rate the visitor quality as high. 97% of such attendants consider the fair services as excellent. Also, 99% of exhibitors confirm their revisit for the next edition. Among the industries that attend the fair are the services, and logistics ones. 

Past Editions

Transport logistic is a trade show whose editions often exceed expectations. For instance, its 2021 edition despite the ongoing pandemic featured 8500 attendants. The edition took place as a digital event due to the global situation. Its 2019 edition also exceeded expectations about attendance levels. The rendition received 64000 visitors as well as 2374 exhibitors. It also featured several new changes, such as the event occupying 1 more hall compared to 2017. Furthermore, it contained several new events, such as the Start.hub Logistics zone. 




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