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Together we’re shaping the future of logistics and transport

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The Supply Chain industry has faced unprecedented challenges over the past few years.  A confluence of events from the pandemic to geopolitical tensions has caused significant disruptions to supply chains across the globe.  If there’s anything the recent years have taught us, it’s the challenge of making any supply chain and delivery predictions in such a dynamic, physical, economic and political environment.  Many questions arise as we look forward to the outlook for the rest of this year and into 2024.

How has the industry evolved to not only address the myriad challenges it faces, but to also thrive amidst shifting conditions?  Join us and our panel of experts to explore the key challenges facing supply chains today and to discuss emerging trends in supply chain network and operations optimization.

 

 

Key Takeaways:

  
  • Business trends we’re likely to see in 2023 and beyond—and how to respond to them.

  • The technical solutions and process changes required to deal with an uncertain global supply chain.

  • Supply chain industry evolution in the face of continuous advancement of technology and customer demands.

Panelists

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WALDO BASILLA

Chief Commercial &

Operations Officer

Greater Asia Region

APL LOGISTICS

Head of APL Logistics in the Greater Asia region, Waldo is responsible for the regions PNL.  He formulates commercial strategy, its development, and ensures execution. He is also responsible for designing operational strategies intended to improve the APL Logistics’ product, enhance efficiency, and improve costs by leveraging better technologies, systems, and processes. With more than 30 years in the industry, he has extensive experience in Order Management, International and In-country Freight Management, Domestic passage, Contract Logistics, Express and Cold-chain services. 

 

Prior to his current role, Waldo held senior leadership positions both outside and within APL Logistics.

 

Waldo is currently based in Singapore. 

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CHRIS EDWARDS

Senior Vice President

Asia Pacific

ONE NETWORK ENTERPRISES

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VARUN SINGHI

Consultant

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SIDDHARTH ADYA

Director

CILT SINGAPORE

MODERATOR

With over 25 years of supply chain software experience, Chris is One Network Enterprises’ (ONE)  Senior Vice President, supporting partners and leading a team of sales and solution design specialists across Asia Pacific.

Chris has a deep supply chain software consulting background. After retiring from the Australian Navy in 1995, Chris has assisted both military and commercial enterprises across Asia Pacific and the Americas, in leveraging software to reduce cost and increase business effectiveness. 

 

Chris has a Masters of Strategic Information Systems Management. 

 

Chris is based in Australia.

Varun Singhi currently serves as a Logistics and Supply chain consultant, specializing in the Apparel and Textile segments. Varun's career spans over 25 years and across renowned global organizations, delivering invaluable insights and expertise across the Supply chain and Logistics segments. His distinctive contributions encompass logistics solutions for sourcing decisions within the ISMEA region, marked by active participation in various duty preference programs and the establishment of innovative multi-modal transport solutions, significantly reducing end-to-end supply chain cycle times. With extensive global exposure and hands-on experience collaborating with 3PLs and customers, Varun is an esteemed strategist in the intricate realm of apparel supply chain management.


Most recently, Varun held pivotal roles with industry experts, Glaucus Supply Chain Solutions and Samsung SDS, where he spearheaded business development initiatives in India.  He has also spent over 18 years at GAP Inc, across various roles within the India Sourcing office and San Francisco Headquarters. During this period, he helmed diverse positions within the supply chain domain, overseeing the Logistics & Trade Compliance function for the India sub-con and Middle East regions, spanning origins across India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, and Turkey. Additionally, Varun also led the GAP Inc’s franchisee logistics, encompassing 45+ countries globally. 


Varun is currently based in New Delhi, India.

Siddharth has over 25 years of experience across the maritime sector, having held various senior management positions across companies engaged in Container Shipping, Logistics and Ports and Terminals operations. He currently serves as Director for I3Networks Consulting, providing management consulting services to companies in the region across core functional areas including Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Business Operations, Business and Digital Transformation.

 

Siddharth holds an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management in the Philippines and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics from Delhi University in India.

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