Videos

Videos

Gregory Tuthill, Senior Vice President North America Sales and Marketing for TPM sponsor NYK Line, discusses the challenges that ocean carriers currently face in terms of market growth, approaches to ensuring sustainable returns, and the downside of increased participation in carrier alliances.
Otto Schacht, executive vice president, sea logistics, for TPM sponsor Kuehne + Nagel, discusses the continuing crisis in shipping, the company’s relations with ocean carriers, and freight-rate volatility. He also sketches how shippers can reduce total inventory costs through visibility tools that help them compress their supply chain and touches on Kuehne + Nagel’s growth around the world.
Mark Michaels, Chief Commercial Officer, Damco, discusses how the TPM sponsor’s business is developing, the increasing complexity of supply chains, and near-shoring as an alternative for companies looking to diversify their sourcing.
Brian Conrad, executive administrator of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, explains why the TSA is being expanded to include the westbound trans-Pacific market.
Carlos Martinez-Tomatis, Division Vice President Global Supply Chain Services for TPM Silver Sponsor ABF, discusses the company’s expansion into new markets and additional offerings, its distinctive services, and its plans for growth in 2013. He also discusses expectations for 2013 in the trans-Pacific trade.