Transportation and Logistics 2030 Webcast

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On March 4, 2010, PricewaterhouseCoopers hosted Transportation and Logistics 2030: How will supply chains evolve in an energy-constrained, low-carbon world? This interactive discussion examined the future of the transportation and logistics sectors in an energy-constrained, low-carbon world, and addressed the long-term market trends key to ensuring sustainable positioning.

Webcast

Opening remarks
Dean Mullet

Why Your World is About To Get a Whole Lot Smaller
Jeff Rubin
View Webcast Part 1 

How will supply chains evolve in an energy-constrained, low-carbon world?
Jerry Brown and Wendy Potomski
View Webcast Part 2

Interactive Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dean Mullet
Panelists: Jerry Brown, Rick Gaetz, Wendy Potomski, Jeff Rubin
View Webcast Part 3

The discussion panelists included Jeff Rubin, former Chief Economist with CIBC World Markets and author of the book, Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller, Rick Gaetz, President and CEO of Vitran Corporation, and Jerry Brown and Wendy Potomski, both of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Topics covered in the discussion included:

  • Do high oil prices threaten conventional transport?
  • Will energy efficiency become a more important criterion than speed?
  • Will consumer behavior have an influence?
  • Regionalization or globalization?
  • What will be the "cost" of carbon?
  • Are you prepared?