3PL Value Creation Asia Summit (HK)

16 May 2019 (All Day)

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Event Details

Organized in partnership with Armstrong & Associates, this one-day summit will bring together senior executives from third-party logistics providers and technology leaders to network and share cutting edge concepts for achieving growth in 2019 globally and across Asia.

The 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit fosters progress by bringing thought leaders together to discuss the most important industry trends and issues (cross-border e-commerce, technological innovation, and regional supply chain shifts) in an interactive and fully engaged way.

With its focus on executive panels to share information, the 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit is unique amongst conferences. As such, this one event represents an outstanding deep-dive into the operational, financial, and technological aspects of the global 3PL industry.

Confirmed Speakers & Panellists:

Frank Lange
Managing Director - Asia
Armstrong & Associates
Dr. Jae Auh 
Senior Vice President 
CJ Rokin Logistics / CJ Logistics
Tony Khan
General Manager, Central Asia Hub
Edward Lin
Dimerco Express Group
Max Henry
Executive Director
Global Supply Chain Council (GSCC)
Lit Fung
Managing Director – Overseas Business,
Geekplus International
John Golob
Chief Marketing Officer 
Dr. Donny Lai
Chief Technology
Swivel Software
Benjamin Usinger
KPMG ASPAC Blockchain Alliance  KPMG china
Evan Armstrong
Armstrong & Associates
Terry Chan
Founder & Chairman at Hong Kong eCommerce Supply Chain Association HKeCSC, Founder & CEO at eC-Post Worldwide Co Ltd, Former GM 3PL at Alibaba Group
Daniel Hong
General Manager of Marketing & Sales
Michael Piza
Vice President of Corporate
Sales and Marketing 
Apex Logistics
John Anderson
Advisory Director
Greenbriar Equity
Barnaby Robson
KPMG Deal Advisory
Cyan Cze
KPMG Corporate Finance
Anson Bailey    
Head of Technology, 
Hong Kong
Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC
KPMG China
Erin Jefferson
Vice President Operations
and Transportation
DSR Logistics
Craig Morin
Senior Director Distribution Asia
Hessel Verhage
President & CEO
STG Logistics 
Robert Voltmann
President & Chief Executive Officer 
Transportation Intermediaries Association

Why Attend

The 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit is your chance to gain insights and position your company for cutting edge initiatives that allow you to enhance your customers’ supply chain flexibility and agility, while boosting the bottom line. It provides an unparalleled opportunity to network, learn and share ideas for driving 3PL growth.

Hear how improvements in business processing continue to drive 3PLs to redesign supply chain strategies.
> Position your company to provide cutting-edge services that enhance your customers’ supply chain operations and boosts their (and your) bottom lines.
> Learn how B2C e-commerce, omni-channel, cold chain, reverse logistics will propel the value-added warehousing segment.
> Examine the surge in strategic acquisitions and the factors that will be driving the market in 2018.
> Come together with leading Global and Asian 3PL Executives to discuss successful value creation insights and ideas.

Who Should Attend?

The summit provides the perfect platform for discussion, debate, and networking with the foremost thinkers within the logistics, technology, and investment industries, giving you the opportunity to share ideas with a strong delegation of like-minded peers.

The delegates at the 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit together comprise a unique group of the movers and shakers in logistics, freight forwarding and transportation in Hong Kong.

– They are English-speaking executives with global or Hong Kong, Greater China or pan-Asia regional responsibilities
– A hybrid group of 3PLs, freight forwarders, express companies, consultants and shippers.
– Their function profile is very diverse with CEOs, COOs, logistics directors and managers.

Designed BY supply chain professionals FOR 3PLs, the 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit is a can’t-miss event. Join our event and our community!


Confirmed topics include:
- Global View and Regional Variations
- Supply Chain Mega-Trends and Technological Innovation
- Future Consumer and Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Supply Chain
- Creating Greater Value in Value-Added Warehousing/Contract Logistics  
- International Transportation Management/Freight Forwarding
- The 3PL Financial Landscape
- Value Creation: The Key to Success and Creating Greater Value

Other hot topics to be discussed:
- 3PL M&A Activity, Strategic Buyers and Market Valuations
- Innovation for Driving Successful 3PL Operations
- The State of Third-Party Logistics… 3PL Trends, Market Leaders and Competitive Differentiators
– Opportunities and Threats for 3PLs in 2018 and Beyond
– Mergers & Acquisitions – the Reality Check, Hard Lessons in China
– Cost-effective Marketing Strategy to Capture New Business
– Mega Trends in Logistics
– Growing your 3PL Business: Organically vs. M&A
– 3PL Differentiation: Specialization, Industry Expertise, Innovation & Value-added Services
– 3PL Asian Growth Strategy – Expanding into New Markets
– and many more topics…

8:00 – 9:00am Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10am Welcome and Opening Statements by
Evan P. Armstrong, President, ARMSTRONG & ASSOCIATES, INC.

9:10 – 10:10am Global Third-Party Logistics Trends and Regional Variations
Frank Lange, Managing Director - Asia, ARMSTRONG & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Dr. Jae Auh, Senior Vice President, CJ ROKIN LOGISTICS / CJ LOGISTICS
Tony Khan, General Manager, Central Asia Hub, DHL
Edward Lin, Chief Executive Officer, DIMERCO EXPRESS GROUP

10:20 –11:20am Supply Chain Innovation: Technologies Delivering Value
Max Henry, Chief Executive Officer, GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN COUNCIL
Lit Fung, Managing Director - Overseas Business, GEEKPLUS INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.
John Golob, Chief Marketing Officer, WINMORE
Dr. Donny Lai, Chief Technology Officer, SWIVEL SOFTWARE

11:30 – 12:00pm Blockchain in Logistics - More Transparency or the Transformation of the Industry?
Benjamin Usinger, Manager, KPMG ASPAC Blockchain Alliance, KPMG China

12:00 – 1:15pm Group Luncheon and Networking

1:15 – 2:25pm The Future of E-Commerce Logistics
Evan P. Armstrong, President, ARMSTRONG & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Terry Chan, Founder & Chairman at HKeCSC, Founder & CEO at eC-POST WORLDWIDE CO. LTD.
Daniel Hong, General Manager of Marketing & Sales, BEST INC.
Michael Piza, Vice President of Corporate Sales and Marketing, APEX LOGISTICS

2:35 – 3:25pm 3PL M&A, Market Consolidation, and the Financial Landscape
Anson Bailey, Head of Technology, Hong Kong, Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC, KPMG CHINA
John Anderson, Advisory Director, GREENBRIAR EQUITY
Frank Lange, Managing Director - Asia, ARMSTRONG & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Barnaby Robson, Partner, KPMG DEAL ADVISORY
3:25 – 3:45pm Networking Break

3:45 – 4:45pm Value Creation: The Keys to Driving Stronger Shipper-3PL Relationships
Robert (Bob) Voltmann, President & Chief Executive Officer,
Erin Jefferson, Vice President Operations and Transportation,
Craig Morin, Senior Director Distribution Asia, adidas
Hessel Verhage, President & CEO, STG LOGISTICS

4:45 – 5:00pm Summit Wrap Up, Comments, and Closing Thoughts
Evan P. Armstrong, President, ARMSTRONG & ASSOCIATES, INC.

5:00 – 6:00pm Summit Networking Reception - Sponsored by SWIVEL SOFTWARE

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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 examples and lessons 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!

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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.

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16 May 2019 (All Day)

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  • 23F, KPMG Conference Center, Hysan Place, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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