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.
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019
5th Middle East Leasing summit 2019 , Dubai, UAE 16th -17th January 2019
Breakbulk Middle East 2019 , Dubai, UAE 11th -12th February 2019
Middle East Rail 2019 , Dubai 26th -27th February 2019
Block Chain Summit , The Mira Hong Kong 27th -28th February 2019
World Mobility Show , Dubai, UAE 06th -07th March 2019
Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 , Riyadh, KSA 11th -12th March 2019
Block Chain Summit , Kap Europa, Frankfurt 25th -26th March 2019
IOT Asia 2019 , Hall 1 Singapore EXPO 27th -28th March 2019