This webinar will provide you with a new understanding of the resources accessible to exporters when dealing with the movement of goods and services outside Canada.
Going Global is an annual produced insightful, comprehensive research report developed to provide Alberta's oil and gas service and supply industry with current opportunities and challenges in markets around the world.
Getting your product to the U.S., South America and overseas efficiently and competitively is crucial to your business. Whether you are shipping by land/rail, sea or air, setting up a cost-effective and logistical process is essential. Join our export panel at this webinar to learn crucial tips to manage logistics, improve operations efficiency and increase productivity. Our panel will discuss:
- Innovative logistic technologies
- Optimizing delivery modes
- How to streamline your international operation processes
- Considerations in packaging and labeling
- Risk mitigation
- The integrity of cargo insurance
Who should attend?
Going Global is a special program designed specifically for Alberta's energy service and supply companies, their suppliers, their agents and their broader network of international advisers.
- Business owners
- Distribution agents
- Procurement specialists
- Operations leads
- Sales managers
- Logistic experts
- And others with a vested interested in the movement of raw and/or finished products and services
|11:00 am - 11:05 am||Welcome and Webinar Overview|
|11:05 am - 11:50 am||Presentations|
|11:50 am - 12:00 pm||Q&A and Next Steps|
Mike Owens, Chair, National Board of Directors, Supply Chain Management Association
Mike is currently the Chair of the SCMA National Board of Directors.
In 1990 Mike began his career in logistics with Canada Packers Inc. in the Edible Oils and Dairy Division and moved to Dairyworld Foods in 1995, which was acquired by Nestlé Canada Inc. in 1997. During his tenure at Nestlé's Mike assumed senior roles for Distribution and Logistics and from 2007 - 2015 Mike held the positions of Vice President, Physical Logistics and was responsible for all warehousing, transportation, import/export and distribution activities across a broad spectrum of products.
Mike will discuss technological advancements, issues and trends as they relate to the supply chain management mix in transportation.
Chris Lemke, Business Development Manager, Kuehne + Nagel
Chris Lemke is a recognized leader in logistics and exporters with over 15 years of experience in the industry. As the Business Development Manager for Northern Alberta with Kuehne + Nagel, a global leader in fully integrated supply chain solutions, he is an expert in the import and exports requirements for businesses wanting to leverage the benefits of a global market. Chris has been a panel speaker at many logistics workshop and is a resource on freight forwarding to the Business Edmonton and Prairie Manufacturer magazines.
Chris will share his insight on cost control, speed to market and risk mitigation.
Jan-Ludwig Beringer, President & CEO, ROLI-Products
Fast Track Project Schedules, EPC Contracts and Worldwide Procurement Activities - today, more than ever - depend on the effective transportation and logistics support systems. Project Freight Forwarding is ROLI-Projects core service and offer clients a seamless portfolio of support services, from the initial planning to the final delivery.
Alex Lowe, Manager, Air Service Development, Edmonton International Airport
Alex Low is the Manager, Air Service Development for the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) where he is responsible for developing and implementing Cargo growth strategies. Alex has overseen significant expansion of the Cargo business at Edmonton International Airport (EIA), including cargo flights to international destinations, ad development of supporting infrastructure facilities. Prior to joining the EIA, Alex spent 12 years in a regional management capacity with Cargojet - Canada's largest cargo airline. Alex has 20 years of experience in the airline and aviation industry, with deep expertise in the air cargo sector. Alex is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Alberta Transportation Club, and previously the Leduc Nisku Economic Development Associations.
Edmonton International Airport (EIA) prioritizes the importance of air cargo. New multi=tenant airside cargo buildings, a new multi-million dollar dedicated air cargo apron, a growing cargo village for shippers, freight forwarders, brokers and light manufacturers are some the many attributes of this world class airport.
Robert Hodges, Senior Advisor, Extraction & Resources Industries, Export Development Canada
As Sector Advisor, Oil & Gas, Rob is responsible for the development and execution of Export Development Canada's (EDC) corporate strategy for supporting Canadian companies operating with the oil and gas industry. Duties include development and executing strategy; supporting EDC's business development teams in encouraging Canadian companies operating in the sector with regards to export opportunities; and selecting, developing, and executing events that facilitate introductions for relevant Canadian Companies to the procurement needs of international buyers.
EDC provides Canadian exporters with trade financing, export credit insurance and bonding services, as well as foreign market expertise.
Bemal Mehta, Sr. Vice President, Energy Intelligence, JWN Energy
Bemal Mehta is Senior Vice President at JWN Energy and leads the group's efforts in the areas of business intelligence and strategic insight for the energy sector.
JWN is Canada's most trusted provider of information, intelligence, and insight on the Canadian energy sector.
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Going Global Report Phase 3 - Webinar Series