transport logistic is an important industry event for us. We meet customers and expand our international network further. As logistics property developers, we of course also use this platform to present our business areas and identify approaches for new projects. We exchange intensive information about developments and trends in logistics.
Digitalization, innovative technology and climate protection are the drivers that will take us into the future. This year, the trade fair transport logistic has provided decisive impetus for this. In addition to these factors, our strong international network in logistics, freight transport and infrastructure played a major role in numerous discussions with customers.
transport logistic was also a great success for us this year. The trade fair is an optimal mix of international exhibitors as well as tens of thousands of visitors from all over the world. transport logistic is THE big and indispensable come together of our industry every two years.
transport logistic is one of the most important trade fair highlights for Siemens Mobility this year. Under the motto 'shaping connected mobility‘, we have presented our customers with solutions to transport goods faster, more reliably, more efficiently and more environmentally friendly.
I was personally very impressed by the multifaceted nature of the conference program. The course of the trade fair has been very successful for us so far, and our co-exhibitors at the GATEWAY HAMBURG booth and we are very satisfied. The large number of visitors from China, whom we were pleased to welcome to our booth this year, underscores Hamburg's importance as a China hub. transport logistic provides a comprehensive overview of all logistics and transport areas. We consider this to be unique. Visitors to our booth came from almost all regions of the world.
Thanks to its international profile, transport logistic is an important meeting point for Hermes as a global logistics service provider. We were able to show our entire portfolio and exchange ideas intensively with customers and partners at our own booth. In addition, networking within the context of trade fair forum, where we presented the results of the Hermes barometer, was very valuable. As a result, transport logistic once again provided us with impulses and contacts for our daily work.
We are very satisfied with the course of transport logistic. We have had many good technical discussions in a very positive atmosphere. This trade fair is an important meeting place for the industry and an integral part of our schedule. The compact format of the trade fair is ideal; you can obtain expert information and cultivate your network in just a few days. We were delighted with the high internationality of the trade fair and the opportunity to welcome customers and interested parties from all over Europe.
We are very satisfied with the course of the trade fair and our achieved goals. We had almost uninterrupted appointments with top logistics specialists and leading representatives of major cargo airlines. transport logistic is the world's leading transport trade fair and consequently a global information and networking forum as well as a home game for us as Munich Airport at the same time. Unlike other industry events, you can actually meet all the companies involved in a wide variety of fields in the logistics industry. The fair is a global event, and our guests came from all over the world.
After a break, DHL was once again represented at transport logistic with its own booth this year, and the feedback from our customers and partners clearly shows that we were missed the last few times. We are delighted with the great, positive response. With transport logistic 2019, Messe München has impressively proven that Germany is not only the world champion in export and logistics, but also masterfully understands how to create a global forum for customers and decision-makers in the logistics industry.
We have been very impressed with the focus on product development and digital innovation. It goes hand-in-hand with what Maersk is now providing for our customers. As the global integrator of container logistics, we thrive on providing innovative solutions for our customers, many of whom we enjoyed meeting this week in Munich!
Thanks for the event. It offers us an opportunity to meet old friends, find business information resources, search for clients and partners, and show our achievements and potential. All exhibitors and visitors are professional in logistics, which makes the exhibition and communication much more meaningful and efficient than in other fairs.
Air Cargo Europe is one of the most important events in the industry calendar. It enables us to meet customers and partners from across the globe in just a few days and gives us the perfect opportunity to showcase all the great things happening at Virgin Atlantic Cargo. It’s an exhausting but fantastic event and we’ll be back for more in 2021.
Our highlight of this year's transport logistic was certainly the visit of the Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer. With our new booth concept, we put the topic of digitalization in the forefront this time and used the opportunity to present our online solutions. Thanks to our strong sales team, there was a great atmosphere at our booth, which visitors especially praised.