Dr. Craig Voortmanis a consultant & trainer with global experience in the specialised fields of business management & strategy, logistics, supply chain, procurement & project management. He has provided high-impact training to over 10000 people in Europe, Africa, the Middle East & Far East over the last 15 years –all the way through from entry- level to top-level executives. The numerous companies trained or consulted include the Virgin Group, Mobily & SABIC (Saudi), National Commercial Bank of Saudi, MST (Azerbaijan), Kaefer International (German Company), TDK Epcos (Zhuhai, China), Terrapinn (UK, Dubai & Singapore), Barloworld Logistics, UTi, Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Dimension Data, Unitrans, Transnet, Imperial, Nampak, Nedbank, Frito Lays, Steinhoff, Sealy Posturpedic, Panalpina Group, Grinaker Construction, Albany Bakeries, Tiger Brands, Sun Couriers, Petronet & the Cape Town Ports Authority. His globe-trotting has taken him to approximately 30 nations & over 50 production plants in different industries worldwide. His interactive workshops combine professional knowledge & practical examples along with excellent presentation skills. Delegates enjoy his sense of energy, humour, two-way dialogue & practical ‘take home’ skills and knowledge. The systematic build-up method used in his workshops quickly moves delegates from the basics to more advanced career & life skills. Craig has a great sense of humour & his exposure to a wide variety of cultures worldwide has enriched him with the cultural sensitivity to add value to companies & people in different nations & socio-cultural settings.
He has published several books & articles including “ Global Logistics Management ”, an easy - to - understand read in logistics, “Enter the Dragon: How Why, When China will Rule the World in the 21 st Century” & was a contributing author to “Strategic Logistics Management” . He is a seasoned global conference speaker & has won numerous “best speaker awards”. His academic career culminated as co - head of the prestigious Department of Transport & Supp ly Chain Management at the University of Johannesburg where he served as head for 10 years. He holds 6 qualifications in different fields including an MBA (Wales), MA (Cum Laude) & DPhil (Univ. of Johannesburg). Many years ago he dreamed of becoming a prof essional golfer until he realised that he did not hit the little white ball as straight as he liked! He is happily married and fortunately his three kids look like their mom.
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
7th Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2018 , International Hotel Casino & Tower Suites, Varna, Bulgaria 08th -12th May 2018
Inflection Summit, Awards 2018 - Digital Manufacturing Supply Chain , Delhi, NCR 12th September 2018
IOT World Asia , Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 18th -20th September 2018
2nd LAST MILE ASEAN Conference & Expo , BITEC, Bangkok 20th -21st September 2018
2nd Baltic Ports & Shipping 2018 , Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, Riga, Latvia 25th -27th September 2018
4th China International Internet & E-commerce Expo , Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center 11th -13th October 2018
East Africa Utlities Expo , Kenyatta International Convention Center Nairobi, Kenya 25th -27th September 2018
3rd Annual Saudi Freight & Logistics 2018 , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 22nd -23rd October 2018
15th Trans Middle East 2018 , Intercontinental Aqaba Resort, Jordan 23rd -25th October 2018
Procurement 4.0 , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
2nd Annual Modern Warehousing , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
4th Annual Fleet Management , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
UAE-INDIA Economic Forum , Dubai, UAE 24th -25th October 2018
Global Illicit Trade , Abu Dhabi 30th October 2018
FoodEx Saudi 2018 , Jeddah Centre For Forums And Events Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 12th -15th November 2018
7th Annual Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018 Asia Pacific , Singapore 15th -16th November 2018
20th Intermodal Africa 2018 , Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Ghana 27th -29th November 2018
Refining & Petrochemicals World China 2018 , Beijing, China 05th -07th November 2018
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019