Erik van Egmond is recognized as a “thought leader” in supply chain improvements and 4PL concepts. After working in various senior finance functions for global companies, Erik switched to General Electric to head up their European logistics company, Penske. For Pen ske, Erik worked with the global shippers such as Merck, Ford, Eaton, DSM and GE Medical Systems to improve their supply chains in a collaborative fashion realizing often double digits cost improvements. Improvements did not only come from procurement but were fuelled by solid analytics, process changes and improved visibility through application of technology.
Introducing supply chain financing concepts allowing successful companies to grow in a cash constrained environment. Ownership and management of product transfers and the assets trapped in the supply chain become assets financeable by 3 rd parties. Also implementing customer experience concepts to unlock revenue growth in an economy of slow growth also key concepts that Erik implements for global Lo gistics Service Providers.
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.
IATA World Cargo Symposium , Istanbul, Turkey 12th -14th October 2021
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 12th -13th October 2021
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 23rd -25th September 2021
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 29th -30th September 2021
43rd Annual SAPICS Virtual Conference , Online 24th -26th August 2021
Global SC&Pro Influence Summit , Shanghai, China 20th -21st May 2021
Home Delivery Mena 2021 , Online 23rd March 2021
Pro Con Online Forum , Online 16th -17th March 2021