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KPMG Presents: The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Logistics & Supply Chain Sectors
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17/08/2016
When: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: KPMG
23/F Hysan Place
500 Hennessy Road
Causeway Bay
Hong Kong
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KPMG Presents: 
Innovation & Technology Series: The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Logistics & Supply Chain Sectors
Date:        
 
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
 
Time:      
 
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Venue:    



 
  
KPMG
23/f, Hysan Place
500 Hennessy Road,
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

 
Price:
  
Members: HK$100
Non-Members: HK$300
(light lunch included)
  
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About the Event:
The advent of new technologies is driving new possibilities in the logistics and supply chain industries. Many innovative companies are rising to the challenge. From software solutions to new vehicle concepts, awesome ideas are making the transportation industry more efficient, safer, and profitable. 
 
Over the next several years, market and technology forces are at work to transform logistics operations, particularly in emerging markets. Shippers can find simple and effective ways to better manage schedule requirements. Involving sales and marketing staff in supply chain planning will to help logistics providers understand customer and product demand cycles. Companies are increasingly looking for ways to improve supply-chain efficiencies, reduce waste, and harness technological innovation to achieve competitive advantage.
 
We will discuss the latest advances in logistics and supply chain technology. We will also investigate how businesses can leverage the latest disruptive technologies in big data, Internet of Things, blockchain
, mobile and other areas to achieve professional benefits. Join us at this exciting panel discussion.
About the Speakers:
Aaron Pang
Managing Director, LalaMove


Aaron is currently the Managing Director for Lalamove (formerly known as EasyVan) - Hong Kong, a multinational start-up founded in Hong Kong which have raised $30M USD since late 2013. He is responsible for improving business performance and elevating growth in a key market for South-East Asia.

Aaron has spent his career leading teams and consulting corporate and SMEs on change management in Australia and Hong Kong. His entrepreneurship and breadth of functional experience spanning across Business Development, Digital Marketing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management and Information Technology, makes him an all-round leader.

Aaron was formerly the founder of a trading business, a customer of Lalamove and fate brought the two together. Prior to that, Aaron worked as senior consultant at IBM and Hay Group where he led advisory services on change management and talent strategies.

Before that, Aaron spent his time in Australia, taking on managerial roles in consultancies and SMEs responsible for project implementation and business transformation strategies.

He graduated from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia with an MBA, and University of New South Wales, with a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Management.
 
Michael Yip
Chief Innovation Officer, Modern Terminals Limited


Michael is responsible for inducing innovation across MTL, which operates container terminals at Kwai Tsing Container Port, Hong Kong, and operates and has a majority shareholding in Da Chan Bay Terminal One in the Pearl River Delta and Taicang International Gateway in the Yangtze River Delta in China. He is responsible for managing the process of innovation, bringing together technology, information, and process transformation initiatives. He is also part of the Company Strategy Board, responsible for formulating and driving corporate business plans and strategies.

Michael has over 20 years of experience in IT management & consulting, and prior to joining MTL, he was based in Shanghai as the Director of IT in China for Anheuser-Busch InBev. Michael holds an MBA jointly from The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (USA) and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, as well as a BS in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
Nicolas de Loisy
President, Supply Chain Management Outsource 

 

Nicolas de Loisy is the President of SCMO, a global network of professional firms providing advisory in logistics, transportation, and supply chain management. Their experts help transform supply chain challenges into strategic and competitive advantage through 40 offices in 25 countries.

 

With 22 years’ experience in the logistics industry and 17 years’ experience in providing supply chain advisory services, Nicolas is an expert facilitator with broad people and operation skills. His experience includes the development of corporate and operational strategies, profit enhancement and cost reduction, as well as marketing & operational management. His rare expertise of advisory in the field of supply chain management is sought after by both companies in drastic need, and people who want to prepare the future.

About the Moderator:
Mark Kemper
Global Head of Logistics
KPMG


With 10 years with KPMG as sector Partner, Mark has certainly seen his fair share of changes in a various sectors and industries. As is in the case of the logistics sector at the moment, disruptive change is happening. Change from a technology perspective, but more importantly demand lead change based on changing behaviours of consumers. As KPMG’s global head of Logistics, Mark is based in Hong Kong. One of the centre of change and innovation.  Mark is a regular speaker on a number of topics and is active in a number of sector communities on behalf of KPMG. In Mark’s global role, he has the opportunity to follow the strategic development of change in industries and can bring them in context of real opportunities now.
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