20 - 21 July 2023
Bengaluru, India

Press Release 17 May 2023

ASW proud to announce Maersk as the Official Logistics Partner for the third edition!

With the third edition of Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW 2023) inching closer, more and more stakeholders are coming forward to make the event a grand success.

The latest to join hands with ASW is none other than A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, also known simply as Maersk, the globally renowned integrated transport and logistics company, responsible for transporting the much-loved apparel items from factory to the wardrobe as it continues to develop cutting edge solutions to meet the customers’ needs from one end of the supply chain to the other.

Maersk’s top-of-the-line Ocean Transport Services, Maersk Air Freight, Warehousing and Distribution, E-commerce Fulfilment, Inland Transportation Services, Customs Clearance and  Supply Chain Management cutting across sectors and products, offer a complete package.

Maersk is the world's largest container shipping company and moves 12 million containers every year to every corner of the globe.

Through its Inland Transportation Services, the company connects the key hub points and major container yards (CY)with designated inland locations, be it a warehouse, store door location (SD), container freight station (CFS), or any other place the container needs to be stuffed and/or unstuffed with as per the clients’ wish, to provide seamless last minute connectivity.

Maersk Air Freight is the gateway to safe, efficient and reliable air transport of time-sensitive, high-value cargo, designed to meet specific requirements, leveraging its self-controlled freighter network, strategic partners, in-house freight airline (Maersk Air Cargo) to fly the goods quickly and efficiently across the globe.

Similarly, the Cross Border Rail Transportation service from Maersk is one of the most reputed globally, thanks to its extensive network of international railroads connected through terminals located across countries and continents.

What’s more, Maersk not only connects and simplifies global trade, empowers customers and broader society to share value, grow and thrive but does so with the aim to accelerate transition towards decarbonising the global supply chains and enabling sustainable trade for the growing world, based on its transformation strategy founded on the core values and a singular conviction: that a safer, fairer and greener future is within our reach.

Maersk has also set its sights on going climate-neutral by 2040 with new technology, new vessels and new fuels even as it introduces one of its most effective solutions towards decarbonising ocean logistics - Maersk ECO Delivery - an innovative product that replaces fossil fuels with green fuels.

To know more about Maersk and its diverse range of services, make sure to catch up with Team Maersk at ASW 2023, scheduled to be held 20th and 21st of July at Bengaluru’s iconic Grand Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center.

The most-awaited sourcing extravaganza of the sub-continent, the 3rd edition of the event will witness the participation of 200-plus apparel and textile manufacturers from manufacturing strongholds of South Asia including India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, boasting of a much enhanced and diversified product portfolio (including ladieswear, kidswear, denims, formal and casual suits, sportswear, jackets, lingerie, swimwear, sweaters, sustainable garments to name a few).

In addition, there will be a wide array of seminars, panel discussions, workshops, fireside chats, etc., reinforcing ASW’s repute as a knowledge platform, once again.

Look forward to seeing you all in Bengaluru, this July!

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2023

Apparel Sourcing Week 2023, a three-day Sourcing Show not only provides the Asian manufacturers a platform to showcase their products & manufacturing capabilities to the Brands & Retailers from all over the world including India, but also extends them a chance to attend the multiple seminars (headed by industry experts), workshops, open-house discussions and networking opportunities organised during these three days, which would help the manufacturers get a better understanding of Indian and International Retail and evolving dynamics of sourcing in various markets and retail formats.

About the Organiser

Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, FashTech Journal and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh and Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better