Freight Logistics Transport Forum
Following on from last years very successful LPC freight forum, we are pleased to bring you the LPC Freight Logistics Transport Forum 2022.
Hear from five of the freight sectors key players about what has been achieved since last years forum, the challenges ahead, how sustainability initiatives have taken hold and what exporters, importers and the transport sector need to consider in the year ahead to ensure business profitability.
Will supply chains improve, be more disrupted, what to look for, will costs come down, key trends that could impact your business positively or negatively, plus the role and investment from government in supply chains.
This event will enable you to connect with, learn from, and help others in the manufacturing and exporting community.
The Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) Future of Manufacturing events explore key current and future global and national trends and how these will specifically impact manufacturers involved in importing and exporting.
Kirstie Gardener, CEO, Lyttelton Port
Kirstie became Lyttelton Port Company's Chief Executive Officer in May 2022.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Kirstie started her career with Airtours a major UK tour operator. Since then Kirstie has had over 25 years of experience in New Zealand in Senior Human Resources Leadership positions with companies such as Holcim, General Cable, Solid Energy, the Ministry of Health and most recently ANZCO Foods.
Kirstie is an experienced General Manager with previous experience developing and leading teams in Human Resources, Health and Safety, Payroll, Communications and Sustainability as well as having international experience in emerging and developed markets across a diverse range of cultures.
Katrina Devereux, Regional Manager New Zealand, AirNZ Cargo
Katrina is currently leading the NZ Region Sales team for Air Zealand Cargo across the Auckland and Christchurch offices.
Katrina previously worked as the Export Channel Manager, working closely with Freight Forwarders and Exporters alike, to develop a deep understanding of the export market dynamics and understand the challenges customers have faced and the opportunities which lie ahead.
Ronnie Moore, National Product Manager, DB Schenker
Ronnie’s Logistics career spans over 30 years in Road Transport, Warehousing Distribution, Air and Ocean working for national and multi-national companies.
He spent 6 years abroad based in Hong Kong and Singapore as the Vice President of Global Trade Lanes with the responsibility for overseeing business growth of 17 countries.
He is a Board Member on the Key to Life Charitable Trust (IAMHOPE).
Nick Leggett, CEO, Transporting New Zealand
Nick Leggett took up the role of chief executive of the Road Transport Forum New Zealand (RTF) in December 2018. RTF provides unified national representation for three trucking associations across New Zealand.
Nick has had a distinguished career in local government serving two terms as Mayor of Porirua City from 2010-16 and was at that time the youngest Mayor in New Zealand.
Prior to joining the RTF, Nick was Executive Director of the New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Council. He is a Director of Port Investments and Wellington Regional Rail along with MITO.
Along with representing our industry to government and the media, Nick is a regular commentator in his own right on RNZ and Newstalk ZB.
Harriet Shelton, Manager, Supply Chain, Te Manatu Waka Ministry of Transport
Harriet has worked in transport planning and policy for almost 25 years, mostly within local government, and recently made the move to central government.
While living in the UK, after a number of council and consultancy roles, Harriet spent 6 years as Principal Planner at Transport for London advising the Mayor of London on the strategic transport implications of major urban development and planning policy proposals.
On returning to New Zealand, Harriet’s work has focused on strategic policy advice and collaboration in transport, urban planning and infrastructure. In her current role at the Ministry of Transport, Harriet leads a policy team focusing on strategic freight and supply chain issues spanning rail, road freight, ports and shipping.
Is This Event for Me?
If you are a manufacturer or involved in importing and exporting, then the answer is yes.
The LPC Future of Manufacturing Breakfasts drill down to tangible, operational outcomes for specific manufacturing, exporting and importing businesses. These events are open to all manufacturers and exporters, with discounted rates available for TMN members and are ideally suited for team leaders, management team and owner managers.
Chamber Member: $65.00 + gst
Non-Member: $95.00 + gst
Includes breakfast on arrival. Table bookings also available.
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