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Report of the BVL Board 2017 >>

Preface by BVL's Presidents Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner and Prof. Dr. Robert Blackburn

"BVL uses its unique status as a network and an impartial association to advance the interests of logistics across all sectors and to ensure that the logistics industry is heard in the halls of power." (more ...)

Activities

  • Events – regional and national, free and fee-based events to spread knowledge and promote networking

  • Services – publications, research, platforms for know-how transfer and building personal networks

  • Campus – hands-on knowledge for hands-on solutions, international business and logistics, lifelong learning

  • Awards – recognition for innovative and inspirational ideas for logistics activities in industry, science and the media

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Benefits

BVL members …

  • have access to updated knowledge bases:
    • market expertise
    • facts and figures
    • know-how and experience
  • are able to identify and evaluate trends more easily
  • can assess their standing in the competitive arena
  • have the chance to meet other participants from both sides of the market
  • can continously expand their personal network
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Profile

  • Nonprofit association founded in 1978, objective, non-affiliated, does not represent special interests

  • More than 11,000 members from the top echelons of industry, trade, services and the world of academia

  • 28 Chapters in Germany

  • 25 Student Chapters in Germany

  • 300 free events every year

  • 11 international Chapters: Beijing, Hefei, Istanbul, Katowice, Korea-Seoul, Luxembourg, Moscow, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore and US Southeast

  • 15 BVL Representatives around the world

  • Around 250 honorary officials

  • Exchange of expertise and experience

  • Raises awareness for the importance of logistics and promotes the application and development of supply chain activities

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Qualification

BVL Campus supports professional qualification in the fields of business- and supply chain management with seminars and offical degress at the German Foreign Trade & Logistics Academy.

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