The 4th annual Leaders in Logistics Summit, which took place on Wednesday 30th September 2015, was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai Marina and was attended by leading logistics and supply chain experts from the logistics and manufacturing sector. The event once again saw more than 150+ senior logistics professional and supply chain directors, including leading freight forwarders and cargo airlines, discussing matters effecting logistics and supply chain in the Middle East.
The content was varied and covered subjects including but not limited to, the development of the logistics sector in the region, infrastructure investments, the lack of uniform regulations and the internet of things and the use of drones. The event was attended by Camelot’s Managing Partner Marcus Meissner and Camelot’s Head of Logistics Mark Appleyard with Mark participating as a panel member in two sessions covering “The GCC Rail Network and its Impact on Middle East Logistics and Supply Chain”, and ”Training and Development for Specialized Supply Chain Professionals.”
Our involvement in the event furthered the development of our name as a leading logistics and supply chain consultancy and contributor to the development of this sector in the Middle East. A key topic covered during the summit was logistics opportunities in KSA, where Camelots’ projects, Camelot and our employee names were mentioned by leading LSP companies during speeches that were being held at the summit.
Further agenda advisory panel included:
- Peter Ford, Chief Operating Officer, Gulftainer
- Majed Zambaraji, Vice President Commercial, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle-East and Africa, UPS
- Dr. Igor Egorov, Director Supply Chain Management Middle East & Africa, Chrysler Group
- George Paraskevadis, Supply Chain Director, Johnson & Johnson
- Mike Lee, Senior Vice President – Logistics, Al Tayer Group
More information and highlights from this year’s event can be found online at http://www.arabiansupplychain.com/article-11929-leaders-in-logistics-summit-2015-a-huge-success/
Find pictures from the 4th annual Leaders in Logistics Summit here: Camelot’s Head of Logistics Mark Appleyard participating in the panel discussion and meeting senior logistics professionals during the Leaders in Logistics Summit in Dubai, September 30th, 2015.