SCLP Event Summary - Networking Mixer for

Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals

Thursday 13 September 2018 at Carnegies

Over 60 industry practitioners attended our Q3 networking mixer for Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals (SCLP) on Thursday 13 September at Carnegies in Wanchai - kindly supported by event sponsor, the Port of Montreal.

Tim Smith,  CEO Asia, APM Terminals

Guest speaker Tim Smith, CEO Asia, APM Terminals discussed “How Digitisation will change the face of container shipping and port industries” - scroll down for link to presentation download

‘It was a pleasure to be invited to address the SCLP function last night, and to be able to present and engage with a large number of logistics professionals in a good discussion about the impact of digitisation and automation on our industry. The format of these events is excellent, and the opportunity to interact with members very energising. Thank you for another great SCLP event !”
Tim Smith, Chief Executive, Asia Region, APM Terminals

Thank You to our Event Sponsor:

Port of Montreal is an ocean port at the heart of the North American continent.

It serves as a major international trade hub that contributes to the well-being of its clients and partners - and to the economic development of Greater Montreal, Quebec and Canada, while respecting the environment.

A diversified, highly efficient and innovative port that exerts mobilising leadership and offers competitive value-added services, making it a partner of choice in the supply chain.

The Port of Montreal management system is recognised throughout the industry for the time-saving manner in which it optimises the flow of goods from ship to rail and truck.

The Port’s facilities are located just minutes away from a network of highways leading to major markets in Eastern Canada and Ontario, as well as the US Northeast and Midwest; up to 2,500 trucks pass through the port gates each day.

Our thanks to Jeremy Masters, Montreal Port Authority’s Director for and Development in Asia for his support.

Jeremy Masters, Director, Growth and Development, Asia, Montreal Port Authority

Jeremy Masters, Director, Growth and Development, Asia, Montreal Port Authority

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The SCLP Network, convened by Mark Millar, hosts a program of industry functions which empower Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals (SCLP) with networking and learning opportunities. Welcome to join our events are all industry practitioners working in supply chain, procurement, logistics, ports, shipping, transportation, freight forwarding, distribution, air cargo, ocean freight and maritime services... visit

Lucky Draw Prize Winners: 

Lucky draw prizes included two bottles of Italian Red Wine kindly donated by Voglia di Vino and won by Eddy Koo, of Falcon Management Consultancy and David Macleod of Holdfast Pacific.

Complimentary passes to attend the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) - value HKD 1,800 each - were won by Cherry Cheung of ZIM, Aleksander Niemanas of Libelli, Tom Forrer of HAVI, Juergen Wuepper of Nordic Hamburg and Sarah Luk of UniCard.

Sponsor Comments:

Mark, the Port of Montreal would like to thank you for the opportunity to sponsor a tremendous evening last night. Tim Smith was a superb speaker – as always – and these sessions are a great opportunity to network in a relaxed atmosphere. We look forward to supporting future SCLP events.
— Jeremy Masters, Director, Growth and Development, Asia, Montreal Port Authority

Presentation Download:

Visit our Digital Library now to download Tim Smith’s presentation

- use Coupon Code CARNEGIES for complimentary access to the pdf

Guest Comments:

Another fantastic SCLP networking evening. Tim’s presentation was very interesting; looking forward to your next SCLP event!
— Tia Poole, Executive Director Corporate Risk and Broking, Willis Towers Watson
Mark, it was a pleasure seeing you again. Your event was as always excellent and we made some interesting new contacts
— Sebastian Stamer, Corporate Commercial Director, Libelli AG
...Thanks Mark, thoroughly enjoyed the mixer. What a great spot to informally mix with a diverse range of industry leaders and supply chain professionals...
— Greg Reeve, Strategic Advisor, STENN
As a student, I found this SCLP event very useful and important for my future prospects. It is a fantastic event to interact with industry veterans and learn through their experience regarding the future advents in the industry.
— Tejas Potnis, MSc Student, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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