3PL CEOs Reveal Recession Lessons and Recovery Strategies in Exclusive Interview Series

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At a time of unprecedented volatility and market unpredictability, the logistics industry is increasingly dependent upon confident leaders to take their operations through the recession and towards recovery without leaving behind the efficiencies hard won in the bad times. With this in mind, eyefortransport interviewed the CEOs of twelve of the largest 3PLs, focusing on their strategies for leading companies into the economic revival, their biggest recession lessons, and their insights on upcoming challenges and opportunities.

Download the full 3PL CEO Interview – Strategies for Leading Your Company into the Recovery PDF on http://events.eft.com/eu3pl/pdf/3PL-CEO-Interviews.pdf

The interviewees include:

Thomas Lieb, Chairman of DB Schenker
John Pattullo, CEO of CEVA Logistics
Eric Kirchner, CEO of UTi Worldwide
Rolf Habben-Jansen, CEO of Damco
Craig Simon, CEO of FedEX Supply Chain
Leo Suggs, Chairman & CEO of Greatwide Logistics
Antony Francis, CEO of ATC Logistics & Electronics
Eric Wolfe, General Manager of BNSF Logistics
Jim Eckler, CEO of SCI Group
Cliff Otto, President of Saddle Creek Corp
Geoffrey Bennett, CEO of Kelron Logistics
Derek Leathers, President, Werner Global Logistics & COO Werner Enterprises

The interviews reveal:

  •     Where the leaders of the largest 3PLs see the biggest opportunities, and their growth strategies for the next 18 months
  •     Unprecedented insight into the industry's biggest challenges, including risk, customer service, capacity vs. volumes, and innovation
  •     Unique insight into the men behind the operations as they reveal their business influences, the companies they admire, and their expectations about the shape and pace of the economic recovery

Interview editor Katharine O’Reilly, eyefortransport’s Senior Vice President of Research, said that “the aim of the interviews is to shed light on the fundamental business strategies that CEOs used and which can be applied to careers and businesses across the industry: ways of finding opportunity in difficult times, leading a team through a harsh economic environment, adding value and enhancing a career in one of the most difficult eras for 3PLs and all foundation businesses.

The interviews were published to celebrate the launch the 8th European 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum to be held on 24-25 November at the Conrad Hotel in Brussels. The event is Europe’s largest gathering of 3PL senior management & heads of European supply chains, discussing future growth strategy and how to overcome the industry’s major hurdles. There 3PL CEOs and Chief Supply Chain Officers will reveal how you can adapt your business to meet the requirements of the economic rebound, drive renewed growth and gain market share.

Join industry thought leaders at this landmark event. For full details visit http://www.3PLsummit.com/eu

Media contact:

Katharine O'Reilly
Senior Vice President - Research
eyefortransport
+44 (0)20 73757207/ 1800 814 3459 ext.7207

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