Cross-Border E-Commerce Logistics Forum (Shanghai)

12 Jul 2018
12:30pm - 5:00pm CST

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Event Details

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

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 China. 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 China.

Speakers and panelists include:

Fabio Stella
Senior Associate
P&P - People & Projects

Gordon Wong
Chief Growth Officer
Treasure Partners Co.

Gigi Han
Merchandise Manager
KJT.com

Jane Xu
Vice President
Quanta Logistics

Andrew Zhang
Partner
A&Z Law Firm

Zhaokang Jiang
Managing Director
GTC Trade Services

Jun Liao
Shanghai Site Leader
Amazon

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
Four 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 Hong Kong & China.

– They are English-speaking executives with Hong Kong, Greater China 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 Hong Kong
> 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 Speakers and Topics Include:
- Leading Your Digital Supply Chain Transformation by Gordon Wong, Chief Growth Officer, Treasure Partners Co.
- Evolution of Cross-Border E-Commerce at Shanghai Port from 2012-2018 and How Importers Thrive by Gigi Han, Merchandise Manager, KJT.com
- Noteworthy Legal Risks Involved in e-commerce Cross-border Transactions by Andrew Zhang, Partner, A&Z Law Firm 
- Cross-Border e-commerce: Re-thinking Global Trade and its Fiscal Treatment by Fabio Stella, Senior Associate, P&P - People & Projects
- The Best Time for China Brand Owners and Manufactures Doing Cross Border Export Business by Jun Liao, Shanghai Site Leader, Amazon
- Cross - border 2018 by Jane Xu, Vice President, Quanta Logistics
- Stakeholders, Value Chain and Costs-Benefits: Public Policy Analysis for a Balanced and Sustainable Cross-border New Commerce by Zhaokang  Jiang, Managing Director, GTC Trade Services
- and more speakers will be confirmed soon...
 
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 China- 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 in China
 
BEYOND SE ASIA
How China e-commerce model is becoming the model for Asia
The role of trade agreements in Asia cross-border trade and e-commerce
Greater China e-commerce: a massive, underpenetrated market opportunity
 
SOLUTIONS & SERVICES INNOVATION
Alibaba vs JD: which platform offer the best cross-border capabilities?
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

12:30 noon Registration & Buffet Lunch

13:45pm Welcome and Sessions Start
- Leading Your Digital Supply Chain Transformation by Gordon Wong, Chief Growth Officer, Treasure Partners Co.
- Noteworthy Legal Risks Involved in e-commerce Cross-border Transactions by Andrew Zhang, Partner, A&Z Law Firm 
- Cross-Border e-commerce: Re-thinking Global Trade and its Fiscal Treatment by Fabio Stella, Senior Associate, P&P - People & Projects
Panel Q&A with all the three previous speakers

15:00pm – 15:15pm Coffee/Tea Break and Networking

15:15pm Sessions continue
- Cross - border 2018 by Jane Xu, Vice President, Quanta Logistics
- Evolution of Cross-Border E-Commerce at Shanghai Port from 2012-2018 and How Importers Thrive by Gigi Han, Merchandise Manager, KJT.com
- Stakeholders, Value Chain and Costs-Benefits: Public Policy Analysis for a Balanced and Sustainable Cross-border New Commerce by Zhaokang  Jiang, Managing Director, GTC Trade Services
- The Best Time for China Brand Owners and Manufactures Doing Cross Border Export Business by Jun Liao, Shanghai Site Leader, Amazon
Panel Q&A with all the four previous speakers

17:00 - Closing remarks & End of the 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
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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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Individual Pass - Regular Rate in US$
12 Jul 2018
$140.00
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$98.00
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12 Jul 2018
$98.00
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$420.00
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Team Combo Package (Buy 3 Get 1 Extra Free) Regular Rate in US$ Corporate Membership
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$294.00
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Team Combo Package (Buy 3 Get 1 Extra Free) Regular Rate in US$ Professional Membership
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$294.00
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12 Jul 2018
12:30pm - 5:00pm CST

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