SCLP Event Summary - Networking Mixer for

Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals

Thursday 25 January 2018 at The Volvo Race Village

Guest Speaker - Andrew Pindar, OBE DL, Volvo Race Ambassador

Guest Speaker - Andrew Pindar, OBE DL, Volvo Race Ambassador

Thank You for attending our networking mixer for Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals (SCLP) on Thursday 25 January, held at the HGC VIP Pavilion, The Volvo Race Village, at Kai Tak Park - part of the Volvo Ocean Race and Festival in Hong Kong for the first time ever. 

Guest speaker Andrew Pindar OBE DL, Volvo Race Ambassador, shared some fascinating insights about the logistics aspects of the Volvo Ocean Race, which is considered one of the toughest sport competitions in the world - an eight month around-the-world sailing race, stopping at twelve cities - this year including Hong Kong for the first time.

‘As I travel the world with our business GAC Pindar, delivering the logistics for the Volvo Ocean Race, we get to attend many business functions but I can readily say that Mark Millar and SCLP have found a winning formula. A measure of success at these events is the number of business cards that you hand out and collect, and - on the basis that I have had to send for a reprint - this SCLP evening was outstanding!’
Andrew Pindar OBE DL, Volvo Race Ambassador

Thank You to our Event Sponsors:


Chris Parker, Sales & Marketing Director, APAC, Carey International

Chris Parker, Sales & Marketing Director, APAC, Carey International


Elias Heikari, Chief Executive Officer, Eliron Cargo Tracking

Elias Heikari, Chief Executive Officer, Eliron Cargo Tracking

Peter Murphy, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

Peter Murphy, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

Carey International

Carey is the world’s leading provider of chauffeured services and ground transportation logistics management.  With an exclusive global network spanning more than 1000 cities worldwide, Carey offers unrivaled safety, consistent service standards, and innovative travel technology for both travelers and arrangers.
Carey features a world-class fleet of late-model executive and luxury vehicles,  best-in-class professional chauffeurs, and a full portfolio of specialized transportation logistics management services such as Meetings and Events, Private Aviation Ground Transport, and Road Shows.
Carey provides chauffeured services in more than 1000 major business centers worldwide, across an exclusive, award-winning network of Carey® branded locations. Our network of fully-vetted best-in-class partners provide services that meet or exceed Carey’s exacting standards.  


Eliron Cargo Tracking - We take your shipment as seriously as you do. We understand that changes in traffic schedules or communication problems can delay the delivery of critical shipments. With the All-in-One Rental Package, you can trace your shipment up-to-the-minute and know the precise location of your shipment - all in real-time. Along with the all-In-one rental, real-time tracking package, we guarantee safe delivery or your shipment and peace of mind to every freight forwarder and their customers. The real-time tracking package works for all kinds of cargo routes: air, sea and road. All you have to do is attach the envelope to your consignment and press the red button to activate the device.  


HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan) - 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. Our team provides joined-up transactional, litigation, projects and regulatory support to both customers and suppliers of logistics services, and their insurers. Our client base covers all areas of the logistics sector, including freight forwarders, warehouse operators, liner and ro-ro shipping operators, manufacturers, high street retailers, insurance companies, P&I Clubs, port and terminal operators, and IT and technical support providers. Our logistics and multimodal team's extensive experience enables us to provide a "one-stop shop", covering all of our clients' needs.


Ashish Machado, Chief Executive Officer, The Warehousing Company

Ashish Machado, Chief Executive Officer, The Warehousing Company

The Warehouse Company - offers a host of Consultancy Services to manufacturing facilities & warehouses that would like to improve their supply chain management and to companies that getting ready to enter the industry using the latest methods and technology.  The Warehouse Company provides you a comprehensive suite of services all under one roof. The warehousing space coupled with material handling and transportation is an excellent hassle free combination for you.

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 Alex Paton, of Damco, Keith Poon of Oriental Logistics and Cecilia Kwok of Oriental Logistics.  

Sponsor Comments:

It was a great pleasure to be able to be the Gold Sponsor of the SCLP mixer at the Volvo Ocean Race event. There were a good number of guests, a fantastic and interesting venue and a great speaker. It was a very pleasant and successful evening and I look forward to being able to support these events again in the future
— Chris Parker, Sales & Marketing Director, APAC, Carey International
HFW was delighted to sponsor SCLP’s January 2018 Networking Mixer. From our previous SCLP sponsorship, we knew it would be a well-organised and well-attended event. Being the first time the round the world Volvo Ocean Race has stopped in Hong Kong in its 37-year history, we were particularly keen to be involved. It was a great location and convivial environment for the Mixer. A good time was had by all and it was great to forge new, and strengthen existing, relationships with attendees from the HK logistics community. Thanks, Mark and team!
— Peter Murphy, Partner, HFW
Mark Millar’s SCLP events are always exciting and filled with interesting topics and industry people. This time we were extremely lucky to have an opportunity to sponsor this special event in Volvo Ocean Race village and learn about logistics related with global sport event logistics. The event offered us the possibility to make new connections and present our company services to our core target group. I warmly recommend SCLP networking events to anyone who interested to promote his company to the logistics community in Hong Kong
— Elias Heikari, Chief Executive Officer, Eliron Cargo Tracking Hong Kong
It was an Honour and a Real Pleasure to be part of the SCLP event at Volvo Ocean Race Village on 25th Jan. There was a high degree of interaction at the Meet and for me personally, the two hours at the Networking Mixer was TIME WELL SPENT ! My Thanks Mark, to You and Your Team for the support
— Ashish Machado, Managing Director, The Warehouse Company

Guest Comments:

A great choice of venue and an excellent opportunity to hear from a speaker on the Volvo Ocean Race from a logistics and behind-the-scenes perspective
— Helen Li, Head of Research & Analysis Group Commercial, Hutchison Ports
It’s my pleasure to meet you in SCLP. It’s a very wonderful network event with many different people in the logistics industry, hope that there will be a chance for me to join again
— Cecilia Kwok, Sales Manager, Oriental Logistics
I was very pleased to join this SCLP Networking Mixer. Good host, Good guests, Good food, Good Drink ..etc are both bringing me much memorability. Look forward to see you next event !
— Gary Ho, General Manager - Sales & Marketing, Vantec Hitachi Transport System (HK)
As a first timer of SCLP Networking Mixer at Volvo Ocean Race Vilage is impressive! Besides, after a very warm welcome by Mark and chit-chatting with all senior management and professional in Logsistic & Supply fields, I enjoy very much the presentation about how the Volvo Ocean Race is organised by Mr. Andrew Pindar and his fellow teammate! A great evening indeed!
— Jacky Lam, Managing Director, Jacksons & Brothers
Thanks so much for arranging the event at the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Kai Tak for the SCLP Networking Mixer! Great venue, food and interesting conversations! Look forward to the next event!
— Lynne Sprugel, VP & Managing Director-Intl Sourcing Operations, Academy Sports + Outdoors
The event was well organised with interesting theme. It was a great occasion to extend the existing supply chain network and build up more connections
— Nana Lin, Global Key Account Manager, Vice President, Panalpina Asia-Pacific Services
Nice to meet you last night and Thanks for you arrangement! A very nice venue to do the networking and we are enjoy the speaker sharing.
Looking forward the next event
— Hays Wan, Logistics Manager, Ocean Park Corporation

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