eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 26th September 2013

Rolf Habben-Jansen is leaving Damco; UPS & comScore online shopping report; 3PL Summit & CSCO Forum fast approaching

Damco have just announced that their CEO Rolf Habben-Jansen is leaving for the CEO position at Hapag-LLoyd.  With the move not happening until early next year, Rolf will still be joining us at the upcoming 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum on November 12-14th in Amsterdam.  With this unmissable event approaching fast, make sure you register for your pass to meet with CEOs and MDs from CEVA, DHL Freight, Raben, Menl Worldwide and Bolloré Africa Logistics, as well as 70+ senior supply chain executives from leading retailers and manufacturers such as Starbucks, Google, Metro Cash & Carry and General Mills. 

Make sure you also take the time to look at some interesting articles from a variety of sources including Lora Cecere and John Wagner.

Finally, UPS and comScore provide a report analyzing what online shoppers are looking for in the customer experience in Europe.

Chris Saynor 
CEO, eyefortransport

News This Week:

Rolf Habben-Jansen Leaving DAMCO for CEO Position at Hapag-Lloyd
Rolf Habben-Jansen, CEO of Damco, has decided to accept an offer to become the next CEO of Hapag-Lloyd

Schiphol partners sponsor life science logistics summit 
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has partnered with Air France KLM Cargo, Cargosafe, AAA and logistics service provider IJS Global to provide the main sponsorship for this year’s Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit. 

Geodis Wilson wins long-term contract with Caracal Energy 
The Industrial Projects division of international freight forwarder Geodis Wilson secured a new 3-year contract with Caracal Energy Inc., an international player in the exploration and development of oil and gas fields

What Do We Do Now?
Article by Lora Cecere from Supply Chain Shaman; published on September 20th 2013 

European Consumers Want Choices and Convenience When Shopping Online 
Social and Mobile Integration, Shipping Options and Flexible Returns Drive Brand Loyalty finds report by UPS and comScore

Valero contracts accelerate Wincanton's position as leading energy supply chain partner 
Wincanton, a leading provider of supply chain services in the UK & Ireland, today announces that Valero (formerly Chevron), the world's largest independent petroleum refiner, has confirmed that it has extended and expanded its partnership with Wincanton.

Raben Ukraine – 10 years on the logistics market
Raben Ukraine started its business activity in 2003 from only one branch located in Kiev, which had up to 5 employees. In 2005 it was enlarged to 5 branches already (Kyiv, Dnipropetrivs’k, Odesa, Lviv and Kharkiv) where about 30 employees worked altogether. 

JOC Conference News and More
Article by John Wagner Jr from Wagner Logistics published on August 20th 2013
Featured Content: 11th Annual European 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, Amsterdam, November 12-14th 

Our biggest annual European logistics and supply event is nearly upon us so I wanted to let you know about this opportunity to meet face-to-face with over 300 senior executives  from 3PL providers, retailers and manufacturers at the 11th Annual European 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum.

Top 3PL Speakers:


  • Marvin O. Schlanger, CEO, CEVA Logistics
  • Rolf Habben-Jansen, CEO, Damco 
  • Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Freight
  • Ewald Raben, CEO, Raben Group
  • Philippe Labonne, MD, Bolloré Africa Logistics
  • Tony Gunn, MD, Menlo Worldwide


Top Customer Speakers:


  • Dino Rocos, Operations Director & Management Board Member, John Lewis
  • Greg Javor, SVP EMEA Supply Chain, Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Rob Scholte, Chief Sales & Supply Chain Officer, Metro Cash & Carry
  • Kari Kulojarvi, SVP Smart Devices Supply Chain, Nokia 
  • Calum Lewis, Operations Director, Lego 
  • Paul Reilly, Group Head of Logistics and Supply Chain Network Design, British American Tobacco

There are a limited amount of complimentary passes remaining for senior supply chain executives working at retailers and manufacturers. To claim your pass please register here

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