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Supply Chain Opportunities in China – Amsterdam, 24 June 2015

Wednesday | 24 June 2015 | 10:00h - 18:00h

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old-event1 Seminar Supply Chain Opportunities in China
Datum: 24 juni 2015
Locatie: Sea Palace, Amsterdam
Organisatie: DSV en Supply Chain Media

Places are limited. Please reserve your seat, mail to Debby Sterk




Introduction – Guillaume Burette, General Manager Logistics – DSV China

China: from sourcing location to an end market.
Henk-Jan Groeneveld, Global Supply Chain Director – Bugaboo

12:00    China as a Global Distribution Centre – Manufacturing and bonded  warehousing.
Per Sonne, Senior Vice President Production & Supply Chain – Foss

12:30    Lunch

13:00    Domestic warehousing and distribution centres in China.
Jan W. Rietdijk, SVP Global Sourcing – Vestas

13:30-14:00    Round table session 1

14:00-14:30    Round table session 2

14:30-15:00    Round table session 3

15:00    Coffee Break

15:30    Conclusions from Round tables

16:00    Panel Discussion

16:30    Drinks

18:00    End

Round table Topics

1. China as a Regional Distribution Hub
Using China as a central transhipment platform for your regional / global distribution and mixing and shipping goods from various suppliers and origins into China will be main aspects of this discussion.
Per Sonne, Senior Vice President – Production & Supply Chain – Foss
Ralf Bekink, National Business Development Manager – DSV China

2. Customer deliveries in China
The vast Chinese market can be a real challenge when it comes to providing a reliable delivery service to your Chinese custom base. What service levels can be realistically expected and how to manage reliability in such a fragment road freight market?
Jan W. Rietdijk, SVP Global Sourcing – Vestas
Kelvin Tan, National Senior Manager Transportation – DSV China

3. Customs and taxation issues while importing into China
Flawless imports and exports of good to and from China is a daunting task that is often the result of a long learning process. What are typical teething problems when it comes to customs clearance and taxation?
Andy Siu, Branch Manager – DSV China

4. Freight forwarding specifics to China
What are the possibilities for Multi Modal to and from China? Is the trade imbalance between China and Europe going to keep freight costs towards Asia low for the foreseeable future?
Erik Jutte, Trade Lane Manager China – DSV Air & Sea The Netherlands

5. Order and stock optimization of your Chinese Inventory
How do you optimize your inventory levels in the volatile Chinese market? Realistic approaches to planning and forecasting will help you gain and retain customers through stock availability, while keeping your capital in stock manageable.
Henk-Jan Groeneveld, Global Supply Chain Director – Bugaboo
Guillaume Burette, General Manager Logistics – DSV China

6. Human Resource – How to attract and retain talent China
One of the most common problems of any growing company in China nowadays is to attract, and especially retain talent. Supply Chain functions are among the hardest to fill and are very often the very bottleneck for further growth and service improvement.
Rikke Thomsen, Former Head of Sales – DSV China
Fred Sengers, China TrendWatcher

7. Legal aspects of setting up and running a business in China
Setting up shops in China is notably easier today than it was 2 decades ago. However, ranking 90th in the Worldbank Ease of Doing Business just after Namibia, new entrants often find a staggering amount of red tape hindering a successful launch. How to avoid cracks in your foundation?
To be Confirmed