TPM Asia Top Issues

TPM Asia Top Issues

This page, sponsored by Kuehne + Nagel, hosts interviews filmed onsite at the 2017 TPM Asia conference in Shenzhen, China. Panelists and attendees discussed the most pressing issues in the container shipping supply chain.

06 Nov 2017
Sponsored: Eric Williams, Kuehne + Nagel's global head of international supply chain, spoke to TPM Asia 2017 audiences about helping carriers navigate current technology to find the best solution to their individual needs. 
06 Nov 2017
Sponsored: As carriers look to enhance the ROI of alliance investments, we'll begin to see real service differentiation, which will enable more tailored solutions, said TPM Asia 2017 Panelist Paolo Montrone.  
03 Nov 2017
Keeping up with customer expectations as they evolve as e-commerce consumers is fundamental to digitalization, according to Kuehne + Nagel's Stephen Pierson-Massey, vice president of North American trade management.
18 Oct 2017
Inside Fashion Director and Head of Market Intelligence Jane Singer discusses the challenges unique to the transportation of fast fashion and other apparel. 
17 Oct 2017
Frank Jensen, CCO of Modern Terminals and director of DaChan Bay Terminals, shares some of the key concerns that shippers have when selecting ports.
17 Oct 2017
Johan Nanninga, CEO of Guangzhou Port (Europe), breaks down the current state of the Asia-Europe rail network and outlines what the market will look like when it matures.
16 Oct 2017
Port of Houston Authority Senior Director of Trade Development John Mosley describes the port's quick rebound from the de
16 Oct 2017
Ocean Network Express CEO and 2017 TPM Asia Panelist Jeremy Nixon provides JOC.com with an exclusive update on the progress of merging Japan's Big Three container lines.
16 Oct 2017
Wade Elliot, vice president of business and marketing development for Port Tampa Bay, talks about the factors that have ports along the US Gulf preparing for future growth.
16 Oct 2017
Canadian National Railway Vice President of Intermodal Keith Reardon discusses the challenges that come along with the growing commoditization of the transportation industry.
16 Oct 2017
HPH Trust CEO and TPM Asia Panelist Gerry Yim analyzes the impacts of growing ship sizes on terminal infrastructure and operators.
12 Oct 2017
Port of Prince Rupert Vice President of Trade Development and Public Affairs Shaun Stevenson outlines where new technology provides the most opportunity for the supply chain.
12 Oct 2017
Shekou Container Terminals Deputy General Manager James Cao describes the various ways that terminal operators must adjust to the continual increase in ship sizes.
12 Oct 2017
The world is in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution and the implications for shipping are vast, says Wolfgang Lehmacher, the World Economic Forum's head of supply chain and transportation industry. A keynote speaker for the 2017 TPM Asia Conference, Lehmacher believes that there is a strong connections between supply chain design and healthy societies.
12 Oct 2017
APL President and 2017 TPM Asia Panelist Nicholas Sartini discusses the state of the industry in 2017 and where he thinks it is headed after a tumultuous couple of years, as technological disruption looms.