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Panelists to provide insights on post-storm Puerto Rico during 2019 JAXPORT Conference

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February 15, 2019

Workers at JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine Terminal sort Hurricane Maria relief supplies bound for Puerto Rico in 2017.
Workers at JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine Terminal sort Hurricane Maria relief supplies bound for Puerto Rico in 2017.

JAXPORT has announced speakers for the After the Storm: Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico and the Path to Recovery panel at JAXPORT’s 2019 Logistics & Intermodal Conference scheduled for April 30, 2019:

  • Paul Robbins, Former CEO; Caribbean Shipping Co. (Panel moderator)

  • Jose Ayala, VP, Caribbean Logistics; Crowley Maritime Corp.

  • Eduardo Pagan, VP and GM of Caribbean Services, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico

  • Jacob Wegrzyn; VP and GM, Caribbean Operations, Trailer Bridge

  • Frederick Stromeyer, Director of Supply Chain, Bacardi

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017 and the island is still recovering. From power outages to supply chain challenges and more, panelists will explain what it was like to be in Puerto Rico before, during and immediately after the storm. The group will also provide an update on the island’s infrastructure and business recovery, as well as explore challenges currently impacting trade with the island.

Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico and the Path to Recovery is part of a series of panel discussions and keynote presentations at the conference addressing issues common to logistics and intermodal decision makers.

Other JAXPORT 2019 Logistics & Intermodal Conference topics include:

  • The Political Landscape and its Impact on International Trade

  • Update on Ocean Carrier Alliances

  • Where is Finished Vehicle Logistics Headed?

  • Business Disruptors and Global Innovation Trends

Registration is open for the conference, which will be held April 29- May 1 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. All previous JAXPORT Conferences have sold out.

Designed for senior-level executives, JAXPORT’s Conference offers registrants the chance to network with transportation and logistics decision-makers from across North America and participate in discussions about timely and relevant industry topics.

Targeted sponsorships are also available, allowing businesses to reach hundreds of potential logistics, intermodal and maritime customers. Multiple sponsorship levels, as well as special event and amenities packages, allow strategic product and name placement throughout the event.

For sponsorship and registration information, visit www.JAXPORTConference.com or contact Karen Crawford at CMC & Associates at (888) 320-6129 or kcrawford@cmc-associates.com.