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International supply chain expert Mark Millar will conduct a seminar on International Best Practices in Outsourcing Logistics Partnerships on January 29, 2013, 1:00-5:00pm, at the Makati Shangri-La (Parañaque Room).

Hong Kong-based Millar will discuss the following topics:

  • Logistics 101 – the enabler of effective supply chain ecosystems – what, why and how
  • Outsourcing – strategic business decision, principles and rationale for decision-making
  • Logistics Providers – explore the different types of services providers and business models, including 3PL, 4PL and LLP, compare and contrast different approaches
  • LSP Evaluation and Selection – process and pitfalls of the RFQ process for selection of Logistics partner – including specific framework for evaluation

The seminar, to be conducted in coordination with PortCalls, will benefit logistics / purchasing / supply chain executives, CEOs and general managers, importers and exporters, manufacturers, third-party service provider, and accounting and trade executives.

Seminar fee is PhP4,500 (net) early bird / pre-registration (until January 15 only) and PhP5,000 (net) for walk-in and onsite registration.

Millar leverages 25 years of global business experience, including ten years in greater China, to develop and deliver enlightening keynote speeches and to provide Consulting, Education and Recruitment services that create value for clients by empowering performance improvements in their supply chain ecosystems.

Acknowledged as an industry thought leader, clients have engaged Millar as Keynote Speaker, Conference Chairman, Master of Ceremonies or Moderator at more than 250 events in 20 countries and his articles on global supply chain trends and logistics industry developments are regularly published in five languages.

His distinguished international track record in Supply Chain and Logistics includes 15 years in the Asia Pacific region, where Millar led business development initiatives across ten Asian countries. His corporate career includes executive positions at ModusLink, Platinum Logistix, Exel Contract Logistics (now DHL) and UPS Supply Chain Solutions – serving many leading companies in the Consumer Retail and High Tech Electronics sectors.

Millar is a Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (FCILT). He achieved an MBA with Distinction from the University of the West of England, is a Graduate of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds a post graduate Diploma in Management Studies.

For inquiries, email lizaalmonte@portcalls.com, phone (63) 552-7072 or visit the website www.portcalls.com.

Download the registration form here.

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