Christoph Homeier

Christoph Homeier

Manager Innovation & Digital Transformation BLG Logistics Group

Christoph Homeier joined BLG Logistics Group in 2016 as department manager for Customs IT. His duties have included serving as Innovation Lab lead, conducting PoC projects and technology screening, liaising with the startup community, and creating new business models. Prior to joining BLG, he was an operator and account operations leader at Kuehne Nagel New Zealand. He next held various management positions at Kuehne + Nagel Sea Freight Germany working on strategy, processes and systems. Homeier studied Business Management at University of Applied Sciences in Kiel.
 
BLG Logistics is a seaport-oriented logistics services provider with an international network. The company’s more than 140-year history is a source of strength. Today, it has a presence in all the world’s growth markets, with over 100 locations and offices in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. In the twin ports Bremen and Bremerhaven BLG Logistics operates high-performance terminals for handling breakbulk as well as high & heavy cargo. Liner ships connect the terminals with over 200 ports worldwide. Many years of experience, extensive technical expertise, and closely networked terminals ensure smooth shipping operations. Customers can rely on individual, tailor-made solutions for cargo handling or lashing.

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Wednesday 22/05/2019

From 12:00 To 13:00

05/22/2019 12:00 05/22/2019 13:00 Industry Forum: Are we entering a new era of innovation for breakbulk? Identifying technology’s true value for the sector ‘Innovation’ and ‘digital disruption’ have become buzz words of the 21st century. But what do they mean for the breakbulk sector, an industry that is frequently labelled as ‘behind the times’ and many would argue is not suitable for digital disruption due its non-standardised nature which defies automation and simplification?
 
This panel will present the findings of the Maritime Cluster North Germany and NBS Northern Business School’s research, focussing on digital trends in the breakbulk business.  
 
Sifting innovation fact from fiction, our panel answers these questions:
  • Current landscape - what solutions and technology are already in use?
  • What technology should be causing disruption already but isn’t - should we change it?
  • What innovations are on the horizon that will impact the way breakbulk is shipped in the future?
  • Where are the opportunities and where are companies starting to invest?
  • How can we become a more forward-thinking industry?
Tech & Innovation Hub

Tech & Innovation Hub

"Industry Forum: Are we entering a new era of innovation for breakbulk? Identifying technology’s true value for the sector"

Andreas Wiegeler Christoph Homeier Dr. Alexey Fofonov Dr.-Ing. Patric Drewes
Time and date

Wednesday 22/05/2019

From 12:00 To 13:00

05/22/2019 12:00 05/22/2019 13:00 Industry Forum: Are we entering a new era of innovation for breakbulk? Identifying technology’s true value for the sector ‘Innovation’ and ‘digital disruption’ have become buzz words of the 21st century. But what do they mean for the breakbulk sector, an industry that is frequently labelled as ‘behind the times’ and many would argue is not suitable for digital disruption due its non-standardised nature which defies automation and simplification?
 
This panel will present the findings of the Maritime Cluster North Germany and NBS Northern Business School’s research, focussing on digital trends in the breakbulk business.  
 
Sifting innovation fact from fiction, our panel answers these questions:
  • Current landscape - what solutions and technology are already in use?
  • What technology should be causing disruption already but isn’t - should we change it?
  • What innovations are on the horizon that will impact the way breakbulk is shipped in the future?
  • Where are the opportunities and where are companies starting to invest?
  • How can we become a more forward-thinking industry?
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