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At Abe Simao, shipping, transport and logistics have been at the center of his career for more than twenty years. He was responsible for the Europe region as a senior business process trainer, senior learning and development consultant and process improvement manager. In 2010 he retired as a general manager at Maersk Line and started working as a self-employed person. He is currently working as a Port Logistics, Softpak and Transport Chain Simulator teacher and internship supervisor at the STC Group.

Ramon van Hal grew up in the Randstad: the harbor and the Waterweg were practically in the back garden. With a background of retail and international trade, he joined logistics in 2000. After a period as a forwarder and customs declarant, he worked on various projects in the field of logistics, marketing and innovation at an internationally operating freight forwarder. After 15 years of logistics, he became a teacher at the STC Group to share his knowledge and experience with new generations of port managers.


Abe Simao, Ramon van Hal
Ports & Logistics
ISBN 978-94-92083-09-8



Havenlogistiek, over cargadoor en expediteur gesproken brings together for the first time knowledge about port logistics and the profession of shipping agent and forwarder in one issue. In the context of international trade, it deals with the modalities of sea, air, inland shipping, road and rail transport. Of course the components in the logistics chain such as transfer, storage and distribution are not missing. In addition, safety and innovation are also discussed as fixed elements of modern port business life.

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