SCLP Event Summary - Networking Mixer for

Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals

Thursday 23 November 2017 at The Canny Man 

Guest Speaker - Dr Jonathan Beard, Head of Transportation & Logistics, Asia, Arcadis

Guest Speaker - Dr Jonathan Beard, Head of Transportation & Logistics, Asia, Arcadis

Thank You for attending our networking mixer for Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals (SCLP) on Thursday 23 November, held at The Canny Man in Wanchai - following the ALMC Conference and celebrating the 5th anniversary of the SCLP Network. 

Guest speaker Dr Jonathan Beard, Head of Transportation & Logistics, Asia at Arcadis, gave a fascinating presentation about the future of Hong Kong Port entitled "Can Hong Kong Remain a Leading Maritime Hub, without a thriving Container Port - and where should the Port be located?” 

Thank You to our Event Sponsors:

Daniele Testi, Marketing & Coporate Communication Director, Contship italia  

Daniele Testi, Marketing & Coporate Communication Director, Contship italia

Peter Murphy, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan   

Peter Murphy, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan


Mike Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo Software

Mike Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo Software

Jerome Bour, President and CEO, JOIN2SHIP by DDS Logistics

Jerome Bour, President and CEO, JOIN2SHIP by DDS Logistics

Contship italia - In Contship, we always strive for excellence, creating value for our customers, our employees, our suppliers and the territories in which we work. We will maintain and develop our leadership position in the global supply chain as Your Italian Partner of Choice by improving the efficiency and quality of maritime terminals and intermodal transport services. We are also committed to providing integrated European solutions, extending the reach of Contship Italia Group in the global supply chain. Change Your Point of View!  


HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan) 
Ports & Terminals - We have one of the largest teams specialising in legal matters relating to the acquisition, disposal, development and operation of national and international ports and terminals.
Shipping - Our shipping lawyers provide a comprehensive service to the global maritime business community, specialising in maritime law, reflecting our long involvement in this field.
Logistics - We have a dedicated, specialist logistics and multimodal transport team that advises clients on how to manage all issues that arise from their logistics operations.  


Indigo Software - Indigo Warehouse Management System (WMS) is a market leading warehouse management system, providing exceptional real time control, visibility and function. Indigo WMS resides alongside your ERP solution including BPICS, Movex/M3, SAP, Oracle, JDE, Maapics, PRMS and many more ensuring that your data in your system is live, up to date and visible throughout your entire process. if you are thinking about implementing a warehouse management system (WMS) into your business.
Indigo offer a free consultation service.


JOIN2SHIP by DDS Logistics - With JOIN2SHIP, you profit from the expertise of DDS Logistics, the leader in TMS solutions. The collaborative platform is built on our in-depth knowledge of the transport sector and our experience in connecting with all logistics stakeholders. Join2ship is the simple, effective solution to build client loyalty, improve your transport organization and secure your freight.  

Convened by Mark Millar,  our program of SCLP industry events empowers 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...

Lucky Draw Prize Winners: 

Lucky draw prizes included 3 bottles of Italian Red Wine kindly donated by Voglia di Vino and won by Alan Mctaggart, of TTi, Fiona Leung of Logistics Executive and Juergen Wuepper of Anne Thiesen.  

The fourth lucky draw prize was a signed copy of Mark Millar's book Global Supply Chain Ecosystems won by Michelle Ip of Hutchison Ports.

To celebrate 5 years of SCLP events attended by total of 1,000 attendees, and Polly Fung of iSCP won 5 entry passes worth $1,000 to our next SCLP Networking Mixer, on 25 January 2018 at the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Kai Tak.

Sponsor Comments:

We were more than pleased to join and sponsor the ‘club’ of SCLP. The networking mixer in Canny Man has been a really fruitful opportunity for an Italian group like Contship to get one-to-one relationship with so many important players of the logistics community in HK. Thanks Mark and his team for the warm welcome and professional organization.
— Daniele Testi, Marketing & Corporate Communication Director, Contship italia
Thanks once again for inviting Indigo to sponsor your SCLP Networking Mixer. As you know this is the second time we have sponsored this event and I am sure it will not be the last. As always there was a great mix of Supply Chain professionals to talk to and exchange knowledge. The venue was excellent, just the right size and configuration accompanied by an excellent selection of food. See you next time.
— Mike Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo Software

Guest Comments:

A great platform to meet industry professionals, which is greatly younger, exciting and very comprehensive to exchange ideas and views. A perfect platform to build businesses of common interest, networking and of course enjoy the company of old mates, great food and fantastic mixers. Mark - congratulations to make this platform bigger n better. Cheers!
— Deepak Saxena, Executive Director, Kerry Logistics
This was the first time I had joined an SCLP Mixer and I will certainly join again. It was a very nicely staged event with a great mix of people from the industry. A very good way to meet people in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere
— Jeremy Masters – Shipping Masters, Asia Development Director for Port of Montreal and Peel Ports UK
Hi Mark, it was another excellent organised event you have organised around the Asia Maritime & Logistics Conference. It was a great opportunity to reconnect with familiar industry expert & meet new ones
— Jens Pottschul, Vice President, Asia-Pacific, SeaIntel
Mark organises great networking events, gathering highly reputable shipping and logistics crowd. Separate credit for inviting high-profile speakers sharing non-selling valuable industry info
— Eugene Reznikov, Partner, Quotiss

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