Calgary Region and the Netherlands collaborate on transportation & logistics

by • February 7, 2014 • Economic development, Partnership/Plan, Regional transportation, Transportation and logistics

Netherlands delegation

The Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) joined The Van Horne Institute and Calgary Economic Development in welcoming members from the Netherlands Trade Office for a round table discussion last week. The focus was to develop the transportation & logistics sector that will contribute to the Calgary Region’s economic growth.

Colleen Shepherd, Executive Director of  the CRP, spoke about what the Region there to gain and learn from the Netherlands Metropolitan Region.

The Netherlands shared their successful transportation & logistics systems and processes for trade and the movement of goods. This exchange of ideas will help the Calgary Region enhance development, investment and employment. Henke ten Wolde, a trade commissioner of the Netherlands Trade Office, shared his thoughts on the collaboration and two-day discussion.

Moving forward, the goal is to strengthen the Calgary Region’s relationship with the Netherlands and work to improve the regional transportation and logistics sector.  Martijn, Groen from the Netherlands Trade Office, shared his thoughts on moving forward.

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