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1. What do you consider the largest Risk for your company?

2. What are the Risk Mitigation Strategies you apply?



This event is open for all professionals interested or currently working in Starups in Hanoi, or supply chai professionals in Hanoi, or who are interested in looking for business collaboration for U.S. market through meeting with a delegation of Baylor University (U.S.), Executive Master Program.



Ferguson Global is seeking a Sourcing / Business Development Manager to assist in our Southeast Asia sourcing expansion. This position will report directly to our Regional Manager based in Taiwan and work closely with our staff at Ferguson Enterprises, LLC headquarters in Newport News, VA, USA.


The Project Manager (PMO) is a highly visible role that is responsible for driving the transformation activities for Singapore Replenishment Center (SRC) and 3rd party service providers’ warehouses migration from current location to a new location. This leader will lead cross-functional internal and external resources and has overall accountability of the execution and performance of projects and transformation initiatives.


Manage DC daily operation activities at warehouse facility. To ensure strict execution of the SOP and meet KPIs.


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5 - 6 March, 2014

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore



Supply Chains of Tomorrow: Ideas in Practice


LOGISYM promises to be a highly unique event, with the focus being to provide a platform for mid to senior level shippers to hear from the leading solutions providers in the industry. The structure of the symposium is such that delegates will have more interactivity with supply chain peers, allowing the development of ideas and for delegates to acquire actionable take aways to present back at the office.

The Society has partnered with faculty from National University of Singapore (NUS), Technische Universität München (TUM) and the University of Wollongong (UOW) to host the region’s first Supply Chain Symposium and Summit focussed on bridging concepts, practice and technology in Supply Chain management, to real world implementation and benefits that result in increased Supply Chain pipeline velocity, profitability and performance.


Raymon Krishnan (Keynote Address)
Director, Asia Pacific Logistics and Trade Compliance, W. R. Grace 
President, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society
Raymon Krishnan has over twenty years experience in the logistics industry as an end user and service provider. This experience includes senior management, government linked and academic positions in a variety of international companies and institutions based in Asia, the US, Europe and Australia. His experience covers the full logistics spectrum, from raw material procurement to physical distribution and through to customer Service and care, with a strong grounding in quality and Six Sigma. He is currently the Director Asia Pacific Logistics & Trade Compliance for W R Grace. In this role, he is responsible for inbound and outbound logistics, trade compliance and warehousing for the 33 Grace manufacturing sites and offices in the Asia Pacific region. Raymon is currently the President of the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society and under his stewardship the Society has been nominated the Best Logistics Education Provider in Asia in 2003 & 2004. In 2008, the Society won the Supply Chain Asia Education Award and was again nominated for the award in 2010. This recognition was in part due to the setting up of the region's first and only physical warehouse training facility. Raymon holds a degree in Logistics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Master of International Business from the University of Wollongong in Australia. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and The Australian Logistics Academy. In 2012, Raymon was featured by Channel NewsAsia as one of the region's leading experts in the field of Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
Andrew Jackson
President & CEO, Agility Chemicals
Andrew Jackson has 25 years chemicals logistics & supply chain experience gained in both the manufacturing and LSP sectors. Starting his career with ICI Chemicals and Polymers Andrew held a variety of logistics & supply chain roles for 10 years before transferring to DuPont to run the European logistics operations for the Polyester business. Andrew then joined Agility at its inception as an MBO from ICI where he initially built Agility's Supply Chain Solutions and consultancy team and led a number of major supply chain design projects for chemical manufacturers around the world. Andrew then relocated to The Netherlands to lead Agility's chemical business in Europe delivering substantial growth in Benelux, Germany and Switzerland. In 2011 Andrew took the helm of Agility's global chemicals business as President & CEO overseeing all aspects of the business from world scale chemical handling facilities in China and MEA to its chemical forwarding operations and integrated solutions services. Andrew recently relocated to Singapore and continues to lead Agility Chemicals form there whilst providing increased focus on the high growth areas in Asia. Andrew is a board member of Agility Global Integrated Logistics where he utilises his passion for health and safety in the chemical arena across the broader scope of business sectors handled by Agility. Andrew has a Master's Degree in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University and is a keen amateur photographer enjoying travel photography and portraiture. Andrew is married with two children.
Bjorn Vang Jensen
Vice President, Global Logistics, Electrolux
Bjorn Vang Jensen joined Electrolux in 2004, as Vice President in charge of Supply Chain for Electrolux Major Appliances in Asia/Pacific. Today, he is the head of Global Logistics in the Electrolux Group, where he manages a logistics spend of more than US$ 900 million. Bjorn and his team are solely responsible for purchasing and operations of ocean freight, air freight, courier services and associated logistics services for the entire Electrolux Group. Additionally, Bjorn manages the group that purchases road- and rail freight as well as warehousing services. A 1988-graduate of the A.P. Møller/Maersk Shipping School, Bjorn has lived in Asia for the past 25 years, during which he has been based in Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore. In addition to his roles at Electrolux, Bjorn has worked in management roles within vessel- and terminal operations, warehouse management, sales, key account management, and logistics network design for Maersk Line, Thyssen Haniel Logistics, Exel, and TNT Logistics. Bjorn is a very experienced supply chain practitioner, whose background spans all aspects of the supply chain, including forecasting, S&OP, supply chain design, modelling and re-engineering, warehouse management, transport management, customs clearance, project logistics, ocean freight, air freight, courier services, and consolidation. Bjorn is 48 years old, married with two sons and one daughter. He is Danish, and lives in Singapore.
Bob Gill
Editor-in-Chief, Contineo Media
Bob Gill is currently Editor-in-Chief at Contineo Media in Singapore, where he has group responsibility for the Control Engineering Asia, Asia Food Journal, and PharmaAsia, Logistics Insight Asia and Payload Asia, business-to-business trade titles, as well as being Editor of Control Engineering Asia. A qualified engineer with many years of industrial experience in automation, manufacturing and logistics, his past appointments include Editor of Asia Pacific technology magazines Industrial Automation Asia and Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News; Research Fellow, Automation Technology Division, SIMTech; Senior Manufacturing Engineer, GEC; and Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer, British Aerospace. In the UK, as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer at GEC, he was involved in implementing (1993) the country's first factory fieldbus (WorldFIP) network, and from 1997 to 2002, he was a member of the SIMTech project team that developed the multi-million dollar warehouse logistics control system for Singapore Airlines' first fully automated cargo terminal (T6). The project went on to receive the Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Award in 2003. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Electronics and an MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, from Cardiff University, UK, and an MBA from NTU, Singapore. He is a contributing author to the books Action Learning Cases In Organisational Behaviour (2004) and Many Ships, One Boat: Expat Tales and Tips (2011). He also previously lectured on the MSc Logistics course at the University of Central England, UK.
Darryl Judd
Chief Operating Officer / Managing Director Asia, Logistics Executive Group, Based in Singapore
With more than 25 years' of executive leadership experience in the Human Resources Consulting, Aviation and Supply Chain industry, Darryl is a highly regard business leader who brings a unique perspective to the best practice management of business environments. With deep Asia knowledge, his expertise includes driving business performance through people, designing sustainable business strategies, supply chain alignment and value extraction, organisation structure design, business consulting, leadership performance management, mergers & acquisitions, change management and HR talent management. With a degree in Economics, Darryl is considered to be a specialist in the linkage of business strategy and supply chain best practices to human capital management. He works alongside globally recognised organisations and provides sought after advice and business guidance on extracting value from Asian markets. He is regularly called on to manage key human resources change and managing business performance consulting projects, supporting business drive changes, particularly around M&A activity and international executive management. He has held senior executive positions within the airline & aircraft leasing/charter industry and major logistics organizations and is regular contributor on thought leadership across numerous industry publications and is a frequent speaker at international conferences and events on business leadership, strategy & people alignment and talent management. He is a Director of LRS Group Pty Ltd, Logistics Recruitment Middle East FZ-LLC, Logistics Executive Singapore Pte Ltd, Logistics Executive Consulting India Pvt Limited and Logistics Executive Hong Kong Pty Limited. In addition to his business interests, Darryl was formerly a professional rally navigator in the Asia-Pacific and Production Car World Rally Championships having competed since 1994, retiring in 2005.
Dominic Rego
Director, Business Development, Toll Global Logistics
Dominic centers his strong leadership and business development experience from his previous management consulting and regional supply chain development roles for major fortune 500 companies. He is the director of business development for Toll Global Logistics, leveraging his industry and consulting experience to manage the diversity across the Asia Pacific region during a period of strategic growth, delivering positive outcomes for the Global Logistics division. Prior to working at Toll, Dominic spent the majority of his career in supply chain management as head of business development for a Tier 1 logistics organisation across air, ocean and logistics services. A regular and skilled industry speaker, Dominic shares valuable insights to organisations on innovative supply chain strategies and ways to cope with the ever-changing supply chain challenges and demands, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region.


Keith B. Carter
Adjunct Associate Professor, Decision Sciences, Business School National University of Singapore
With over 18 years of experience in improving businesses and implementing actionable intelligence capabilities across organisations, Keith now serves as Professor of Decision Sciences at the National University of Singapore and APAC Regional President of 1st Call Consulting, a competitive intelligence firm. Keith began his business career at Accenture in 1995, advising clients including Goldman Sachs on improving business processes and streamlining technical management. Building on his success in initiating business process improvements, Keith moved to Estée Lauder in 1999, delivering innovation throughout the organisation. Most recently as Executive Director Global Supply Chain Process Improvement, he led the creation of actionable intelligence capabilities to propel Estée Lauder's growth, driving change and improvement throughout the organisation. Over the years he has been on the board of several organizations and is currently on the board of The Cosmetic Industry Buyers and Suppliers. Currently, Keith Carter is well-known as a keynote speaker on conferences in North-America, Europe and Asia. Keith is also set to publish his first book looking into his extensive work on actionable intelligence, derived from his thought leadership in the area as well as his work in driving measurable improvements in corporations throughout his career. He holds an MBA from Cornell University and a BS in Electrical, Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic. Keith's mantra is, 'I sleep best at night, when I know I made the lives of others easier.'
Lok Mun Leng
Deputy Director, Strategic Procurement (Supplies & Services), Group Procurement Office, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd
Mun Leng has more than 14 years of experience in managing supply chain and he played a key role in transforming the supply chain management to a proactive model in SingHealth Group. His previous role includes assisting the Group Chief Procurement Officer in developing strategic plan for supply chain management in non-pharmaceutical area. He currently leads the team that manages clinical and non-clinical supplies and major contract services with an annual spend of $200 million. He also partners with the Agency for Integrated Care to help more than 25 nursing homes in aggregate buy. Prior to joining SingHealth, he manages the purchasing section of the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and in operations support role as Security Manager in SGH. He also served in HR to facilitate the skills redevelopment programme for the healthcare industry in 1999. He was a former Senior Police Officer with the Singapore Police Force and has cover roles ranging from investigation, command and staff posting.
Mark Millar
Managing Partner, M Power Associates
Acknowledged as an industry thought leader, clients have engaged Mark Millar as Speaker, Moderator, Master of Ceremonies or Conference Chairman at more than 260 events in 20 countries. He leverages 25 years global business experience to develop and deliver enlightening and informative keynote presentations and to provide Education, Consulting, Marketing, Advisory and Recruitment services - creating value for clients by empowering superior performance in their supply chain ecosystems. Mark is a Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and serves on the advisory board of several leading organisations. His industry contributions have been recognised with a number of accolades, including being named in the "Who's Who of Power Players in Supply Chain Management in China", the "Pro's-to-Know Thought Leaders in Supply Chain" and as "One of the most Progressive People in World Logistics".
Stephanie McKern
Adjunct Lecturer, Honorary Fellow, University of Wollongong
Stephanie has almost twenty years' experience in the areas of manufacturing and distribution, the most recent of which has been concentrated in the areas of business process reengineering and technology. She has extensive experience in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong in the training of personnel, implementation of systems and solutions and management of Logistics facilities. Her experience originated in the area of Purchasing and Inventory Management and later evolved to Quality Management, Technology, Warehousing and Business Process Reegineering. Stephanie is an Honorary Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer of the University of Wollongong, a member of the Materials Handling & Management Society, and has completed her Masters with the University of Wollongong. She currently lectures regionally at Degree and Masters levels, specialising in the area of Logistics Technology, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Strategy, Project Management Process Re-engineering, International Business and Purchasing & Inventory Management. She has recently worked on a variety or projects include Warehouse Management Systems implementation (Singapore and Malaysia) including zero-GST warehouse tracking, business process reengineering, and Marketing project management, requiring the juggling overlapping promotional projects, requiring effective prioritisation, logistics planning, cost analysis and budgeting, mission critical path planning, and strict adherence to deadlines for promotional activities in Singapore, Thailand, Mexico and Africa. 
Michael Proffitt
Chairman and CEO, MJP Associates Ltd
Michael has gained extensive Board and General Management experience since gaining his MBA at Cranfield in 1976 and has recently returned to the UK following his tenure as CEO of Dubai Logistics City (DLC) and a member of the Management Board of Dubai World Central, the 140sq km development of the new airport in Dubai. Prior to joining DLC Michael held senior management positions in Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) following the acquisition of Danzas by DPWN, where he was Executive Director of the Logistics Division and a member of the Danzas Board. Prior to his role in Danzas Michael was on the Board of Hays plc with responsibility for Logistics and also held a number of positions in the Ocean Group – his final position being as CEO of McGregor Cory. Michael is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics And Transport and is a qualified Accountant. He is involved in a number of representative bodies including as a Director of the Supply Chain and Logistics Group in Dubai, as a member of the Asia Pacific Supply Chain Advisory Board and as a member of the Advisory Board for the Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain. Michael now acts as a Strategic Advisor and Senior Management Mentor to a number of companies in Europe, Middle East, Mexico and India and is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Arshiya International, a member of the S2S Advisory Board and a non-Executive Director of ECA International.
Trevor Cameron
Executive Director Procurement, Inenco Group
Trevor Cameron is the Executive Director Procurement, Inenco Pty Ltd, based in Sydney Australia. Inenco is a large industrials supplies company servicing the mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, automotive and agricultural sectors. Trevor's expertise is in Global Procurement transformations, Supply Chain Management, with a special focus on Australasia, China and Asia, and change management. In his previous roles he was the Chief Procurement Officer at CBH Group - Australia, the Director Global Supply Chain Management for a major Asian mining services company, a non executive Director for a Singapore based intermediate bulk container company, General Manager Procurement at a Major Australian Mining Company, Group Procurement Manager for a global dairy organisation, and several years as a Principal in the IBM Global Services Supply Chain Consulting Practice. Trevor has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Management with a major in Supply Chain Management.


 DAY ONE – Wednesday 5th March 2014

 A.M. Session

 08:30 - 09:00

 Registration and Coffee

 09:00 - 09:20

 Industry Leader Opening Address
 Supply Chains of Tomorrow: A Vision

 09:20 - 09:40

 Today's challenges, tomorrow's achievements

 09:40 - 10:00

 Academic Keynote
 Ideas in Practice in Supply Chains of Tomorrow

 10:00 - 10:40

 Supply Chain Analytics & Integration

 10:40 - 11:00

 Morning Refreshments

 11:00 - 12:00

 Presentation, Talk and Panel
 People, Performance and Profit - the linkage between talent management, training and performance in supply chain.

 12:00 - 13:20

 Networking Lunch

 P.M. Session




 13:20 -14:20

 Theory vs. Practice
 Distribution model selection across a diverse Asian Market (Retailing vs. e-Tailing)

 Theory vs. Practice
 Sharing Information in the High Tech Industry: Risk  vs. Reward

 14:20 - 15:20

 Talk & Panel
 Need for control end-to-end (tracking, recall & SC security)

 Talk & Panel
 Supply chains at the C-level: Beyond cost cutting

 15:20 - 15:40

 Afternoon Refreshments

 15:40 - 16:20

 Round Table
 Emerging market strategies in FMCG/Retail

 Round Table
 3D Printing: Tsunami or Ripple?

 16:20 - 17:00

 Sustainability: Are corporate practices Important?

 Reverse Logistics is a competitive differentiator

 17:00 - 17:20

 Chairman/MC Closing Remarks


 Networking Cocktails

 DAY TWO – Thursday 6th March 2013

 A.M. Session




 08:30 - 08:50

 Registration and Coffee

 08:50 – 09:00

 Chairman/MC Opening Remarks

 09:00 – 09:40

 Cold chain in the cloud – reality or a pipe dream?

 What should chemical, oil and gas shippers want from solutions providers? Debate – Shipper vs. 3PL

 09:40 - 10:40

 Round Table
 IATA Temperature Sensitive handling label compliance – guidelines vs. mandatory requirements.

 Round Table
 Improving visibility in SC to improve procurement effectiveness

 10:40 – 11:00

 Morning Refreshments

 11:00 – 12:00

 Theory vs. Practice
 Temperature profiles in the tropics – addressing manufacturing specifications outside of temperate regions.

 Theory vs. Practice
 Internationalisation, protectionism and its impact on Chemical/O&G SCs.

 12:00 – 12:40

 Talk & Panel
 Cold Chain Monitoring Devices: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

 Talk & Panel
 HS codes – standardisation and consistency in global chemical supply chains


 Networking Lunch

 P.M. Session

 13:50 - 14:30

 Theory vs. Practice
 Near-shoring: a good idea? Implications for supply chain managers.

 14:30 - 15:30

 Talk & Panel
 How is S&OP changing the face of advanced supply chain management?

 15:30 – 15:50

 Afternoon Refreshments

 15:50 – 16:50

 Round Table
 Great leaps forward: theory, ideas and the future supply

 16:50 – 17:00

 Closing Remarks


 End of LogiSYM 2014

* The programme is subject to changes at the discretion of the organiser


For more information on the conference topics and delegates registration or enquiries, please contact
Avery Li
Marketing Executive
Tel: +65 6521 9758
Email: avery.li@contineomedia.com