With light vehicle sales headed for 20m units this year, there’s never been a more vital time to look for big improvements in the practical execution of logistics. And with fallout from labour disputes still affecting West Coast ports, operations at all North American entry points are in the spotlight.

Which is why the second Import Export North America conference has an equation as its theme. By examining the practical operations of flow-speed through the terminal, the elimination of restrictions and smoothing of PDI, and the vital provision of sufficient space, vehicle logistics can address the challenge of being efficient enough

The 2015 event will be held at the Marriott Inner Harbour in the Port of Baltimore in 12 August 2015.