Cross-Border E-Commerce Logistics Forum (Singapore)

05 Oct 2017
1:00pm - 5:00pm SGT

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Event Details

More than two-thirds of online shoppers in Singapore are filling their virtual carts from online retailers in other countries according to new research from PayPal and Ipsos.

For both brands, merchants and retailers, the path to online orders across borders is still a bumpy one. Cross-border deliveries still mean back-office administrative headaches including still major bottleneck with the customs, unexpected duties and taxes, currency conversion issues, increasing risk of fraud and deliveries delays and more...

The Cross-Border E-Commerce & Logistics Forum is an interactive forum focused exclusively on cross-border e-commerce supply chain and logistics from/to Singapore. Top executives from leading companies will discuss the latest cross-border e-commerce trends and its impact on logistics, warehousing and transportation.

In this compact forum, you will hear from leading experts from leading e-commerce players, platform operators and logistics, warehousing and transportation and learn to prepare to the new regulations in cross-border e-commerce in Singapore.

Speakers and panelists include:

Marco De Lorenzo 
Co-Founder & Chief
Commercial Officer
Zyllem

Mike Ghasemi
Research Director
IDC

Frank Lavin
Chairman & CEO
Export Now

Asia

Aaron Michael
Logistics and Business Executive

Sushant Mantry
Vice President
Cross Border DHL

Vaibhav Dabhade
Founder & CEO
Anchanto

Dr. Arne Jeroschewski
Founder & CEO
Parcel Perform

Yong Sheng Tam
Cross-Border Business Dev.
& Partnerships Lead
eBay

The Cross-Border E-Commerce & Logistics Forum is an interactive discussion where leading e-commerce players, logistics experts and established retailers / brand owners gather under one roof and for one day.

High Value
Unlike other e-commerce events out there covering all areas of e-commerce, the Cross-Border E-Commerce & Logistics Forum focuses exclusively on the fulfillment and logistics aspects of cross-border e-commerce.

Built for e-commerce professionals by logistics experts
This is the only e-commerce logistics program constructed by a top level steering group of leading supply chain and logistics professionals and extensively researched for 6 months.

Independent experiences & no sales pitches
Eight hours filled with unique content and no vendor sales pitches! End users and industry experts will share the latest initiatives in transforming their e-commerce operations in Asia and you’ll learn how to achieve the right balance between cost optimization and commercial objectives.

10 leading senior speakers in just 1 day
Compared to other e-commerce events, the Cross-Border E-Commerce & Logistics Forum brings you in just one day more director level expertise from across the industry to discuss the crucial issues that matter most to your cross-border operations.

Unrivaled networking opportunities
Over five hours of networking breaks, interactive luncheon and a drinks reception where you can build valuable contacts, meet like-minded peers from all sectors and discuss how they are dealing with problems such as logistics, fulfillment and multi-channel distribution.

To find out how you can solve these problems, view the speakers page and register!

Who Should Attend?

The delegates at the Cross-Border E-Commerce & Logistics Forum together comprise a unique group of the movers and shakers in omni-channel retail and e-commerce logistics in Singapore.

– They are English-speaking executives with Singapore and pan-Asia regional responsibilities
– A hybrid group of manufacturers, retailers, brand owners, e-commerce platforms, websites operators, consultants and logistics service providers.
– Their function profile is very diverse with CEOs, COOs, e-commerce, retail and logistics directors and managers.

In addition, this forum will deliver:
> Access to over 100 senior level executives from world-class organizations actively seeking relevant e-commerce logistics benchmarking opportunities
> The most current content, as shaped by year-round interactions with ecom logistics professionals in Singapore
> Interesting case studies that allow attendees valuable insight into how the latest e-fulfilment and delivery improvements were achieved.

Designed BY logistics professionals FOR retailers, brand owners and e-commerce executives, the Cross-Border E-Commerce & Logistics Forum is a can’t-miss event.

Confirmed topics and speakers include:
- How to Compete and Win in China E-Commerce with Frank Lavin, Chairman & CEO, Export Now
- Orchestrate Multi-Segment Logistics Networks with Marco De Lorenzo, Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, Zyllem
- How to upgrade your customer experience for cross-border e-commerce with Dr. Arne Jeroschewski, Founder & CEO, Parcel Perform
- Europe to Asia cross-border best practices, how it can be applied to HK / China to Asia with Vaibhav Dabhade, Founder & CEO, Anchanto
- Succeeding in global cross-border e-commerce for SMEs in Singapore with Yong Sheng Tam, Cross-Border Business Development, eBay
- SE Asia opportunity beyond Singapore with Sushant Mantry, Vice President, Cross Border DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific
- The Impacts Growing E-Commerce Market Has On Logistics with Aaron Michael, Logistics and Business Executive
- Cross-Border E-Commerce, Opportunities and Essential Guides for APAC Retailers with Mike Ghasemi, Research Director, Retail Insights, IDC Asia/Pacific

Other topics to be discussed during the event include:
TAX & REGULATIONS UPDATES
Latest cross-border e-commerce taxes and its impact on logistics
Pros and cons of new policy on cross-border commerce
Dealing with tightening customs regulations in cross-border e-commerce freight
New cross-border e-commerce opportunities in regional free trade zones
 
CONSUMER BEHAVIOR & DELIVERY
Cross-border e-commerce in Singapore - trends, possibilities and consumer behavior
Evolving requirements of cross-border e-commerce customers in Singapore – more than just fast delivery
Delivery Lead Time Challenges in Cross-Border E-Commerce with Singapore
 
BEYOND SE ASIA
East-commerce, how Singapore e-commerce model is becoming the model for Asia
The role of trade agreements in Asia cross-border trade and e-commerce
South-east Asia e-commerce: a massive, underpenetrated market opportunity
 
SOLUTIONS & SERVICES INNOVATION
Lazada vs others: which platform offer the best logistics?
New frontiers in cross-border e-commerce logistics services
Innovative logistics and fulfillment solutions across borders 
Cross-border challenges & innovation in e-commerce

Proposed Event Agenda

1:00pm - 1:30pm Registrations 

1:30pm - 1:35pm Welcome Speech by Max Henry, Founder, Entrepnr 

1:35pm - 3:00pm Speakers & Topics
- Cross-Border E-Commerce, Opportunities and Essential Guides for APAC Retailers with Mike Ghasemi, Research Director, Retail Insights, IDC Asia/Pacific
- The Impacts Growing E-Commerce Market Has On Logistics with Aaron Michael, Logistics and Business Executive
- How to upgrade your customer experience for cross-border e-commerce with Dr. Arne Jeroschewski, Founder & CEO, Parcel Perform
- Orchestrate Multi-Segment Logistics Networks with Marco De Lorenzo, Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, Zyllem
- Panel discussion with the speakers

3:00pm - 3:30pm Coffee/Tea Break and Networking

3:30pm - 5:00pm Speakers & Topics  
- Europe to Asia cross-border best practices, how it can be applied to HK / China to Asia with Vaibhav Dabhade, Founder & CEO, Anchanto
- Succeeding in global cross-border e-commerce for SMEs in Singapore with Yong Sheng Tam, Cross-Border Business Development, eBay
- SE Asia opportunity beyond Singapore with Sushant Mantry, Vice President, Cross Border DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific
- How to Compete and Win in China E-Commerce with Frank Lavin, Chairman & CEO, Export Now
- Panel discussion with the speakers

5:00pm - 5:05pm End of Event

 

Share Your Experience & Insights - It's Easy!

If you wish to share your knowledge or experience on this topic, come forward to become a speaker or panelist at this event.

Again, you don't have to be an "expert" or a subject leader in the field to be considered as a speaker. We are looking for someone who is willing to share practical stories or the lessons your learned at your company that can ultimately stimulate a good discussion and debate.

Benefits of speaking include:
- Get a free pass and enjoy all the benefits of a paid attendee (a big $$ saving);
- Gain visibility, recognition and credibility for you & your company;
- Help foster the growth of supply chain, logistics or procurement in Asia;
- Instantly expand your professional network with peers;
- Receive immediate feedback from other professionals on your ideas, methods and plans, which can benefit you and your company!

> For more on the benefits of being a speaker, click here
> Read why the Council's events are also different here

Presentations are only 20 minutes long (10-15 slides, half of them can be your company overview) so preparation for this event will not take too much of your time. You can also sit at a panel discussion if you don't wish to present or simply don't have time to prepare anything.

If you are interested to speak,  email us at or contact us via the contact form

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many attendees will be at the event?
This varies for each event, generally from 50 to 150 depending of the theme, time of the year and the city.

How do I find details on the topics and speakers?
You can always check out the most up-to-date version of the event page. Here you can see session descriptions as well as bios and photos for the confirmed speakers and panelists.

Are all the speakers confirmed for the event?
Circumstances beyond the control of the organizer may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, we reserve the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any speaker of schedule substitutions or alterations will be updated on our event page as soon as possible.

I would like to meet some of the delegates during the event, can you arrange this?
Yes, using our site, you can connect and contact all the event attendees before and after the event. We don't arrange matchmaking meetings at our events on a systematic way, but please ask at our registration desk if you would like us to assist us.

How can I get to the venue? 
The venue details, including the full address, are listed on the event page, and you will also be notified by email about the venue when receiving your confirmation letter a few days before the event.

What should I wear during the event? 
In our efforts to make the forum more enjoyable, we invite you to dress “business casual” and tie is again not required. We hope that this casual dress code will allow participants to conduct discussions in a more comfortable environment.

Are the drinks and meal included? 
Yes, all refreshments, tea/coffee breaks are always included and depending of the format of the event, a lunch or breakfast might also be included. Check the agenda for timings and more details.

When should I pay for the event? 
Once you have completed your registration, we require full payment before the event. Payment can be done using credit cards, Stripe of Paypal. For larger groups, we provide the possibility for you to pay by bank TT transfer.

Can I substitute a delegate? 
Yes, you can substitute a delegate at no extra charge - please email us the new name, job title, email and mobile number of this new person at support{at}gscc.co

Can I receive a copy of the presentations? 
As a general rule, we don't provide the presentations to any delegates and leave up to the speakers to decide if they wish to provide a copy of their presentation. Please meet them at the event and ask them directly.

What happens if the event get postponed? 
In the event that we postpone the event, you will be able to keep your registration for the next date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, you are welcome to send a substitute delegate, free of charge.

For more information on the terms and conditions of attending our events, read here.

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05 Oct 2017
1:00pm - 5:00pm SGT

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