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The International Conference Of The Logistics Alliance Associated Cargo Experts (Acex)

The International conference of the Eurasian Worldwide Alliance ACEX took place on October, 2022 in Baku (Azerbaijan).

During the event representatives of various transport companies from all around the world were able to get acquainted and discuss various opportunities of joint business in an informal situation. Guests were interested by a highly topical business program conference.


The Alliance event is a part of a rich two-level business platform, which includes 2 key events:


  • to find new partners in Europe, Asia, America and the CIS countries;
  • to receive interesting business projects in various regions of the continent;
  • to meet in one place transport companies from around the world;
  • to communicate in an informal situation to top managers and owners of the leading world companies;


  • 217 participating companies of last conferences of 2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2022 years;
  • more than 500 active partner companies from the different countries of the world;
  • the companies from Russia, the USA, the UAE, Japan, China, Italy, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh and many other countries interested in development of joint business with Russia;
  • an opportunity to combine business negotiations with informal meetings “without tie” between the top officials of the companies.

The ACEX conference in different years took place in the largest cities of Russia – Sochi, Moscow, St. Petersburg, on the cruise ferry of Helsinki-Tallinn-Helsinki, attracting several hundreds of foreign participants interested in joint projects and interaction.

The event annually brings together top managers of the logistic companies from various cities of Russia, China, Japan, India, Turkey, UAE, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Finland, Singapore, Canada, Nigeria, Lithuania and other countries of the world for discussion of business projects in the sphere of the international logistics.

During the day Arrival at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku. Check-in at Hilton Baku 5*
18:30 - 22:00 Welcome buffet in a restaurant with a terrace offering a magnificent panoramic view of the city and the Caspian Sea
10:00 - 17:30 Insights from leading experts in foreign trade and international logistics from Azerbaijan, South Korea, UAE, Russia, Turkey

Panel discussions on key issues and challenges facing the industry amid global crisis:

  • Freight pricing
  • Re-routing freight via Turkey
  • Sea freight market after the Suez Canal accident
  • New logistics routes through Western Asia
  • Global economic turbulence and changes in customs regulations
  • Dubai and its role in global logistics
  • Snapshot of direct rail market amid restrictions in China
13:30 Lunch
18:00 - 19:00 Transfer to the restaurant-museum Shirvanshah
19:00 - 21:00 Gala dinner at the restaurant-museum of the Shirvanshahs - great opportunity to try unique local flavor as well as to explore national culture and exquisite cuisine
10:00-18:00 Visiting major production facilities, cargo terminals and logistics complexes in Azerbaijan Networking with companies top management
13:30 Lunch
10:00-18:00 Excursion program
  • The sights of old Baku
  • The Heydar Aliyev Center
  • Excursion to the ancient city of Lahij
13:30 Lunch


The joint turnover of ACEX Alliance members is more than 10 billion US dollars. The participants of the сonference were represented in all the basic logistics business centers of the world which allowed to build joint supply chains from different regions between the members. Every conference participant had an opportunity to get the knowledge of the peculiarities of the local market, customs features and legislature and to get new business.


  • Kyung Sik, Moon
    Kyung Sik, Moon President JS International Korea (South Korea)

    “I like to have face-to-face meetings, which give more opportunities. The most productive meeting was with Alexander from Forex, Estonia, we discussed new opportunities. The most memorable thing at the conference was the time when we danced together, as I felt that we were family and friends. It was also really great for me to take a city tour of amazing Baku”.

  • Denis Bobrakov
    Denis Bobrakov Black Sea Shipping (Russia)

     "The Conference provides an opportunity to get acquainted personally with the forwarders of different regions, with whom we have been actively working for many years. Besides, I came to the Conference to find new agents. Because new partners are new in order to become old one day".

  • Tatiana Grinivetskaya
    Tatiana Grinivetskaya Senior Sales Executive Global Shipping Services LLC (United States)

    "The official part of the ACEX Conference exceeded all my expectations. We discussed topical issues in the regularly changing logistics world, met with participants from around the world, visited Azerbaijan's leading production facilities in the free economic zone. It was rich and relevant".

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