Dr. Craig Voortmanis a consultant & trainer with global experience in the specialised fields of business management & strategy, logistics, supply chain, procurement & project management. He has provided high-impact training to over 10000 people in Europe, Africa, the Middle East & Far East over the last 15 years –all the way through from entry- level to top-level executives. The numerous companies trained or consulted include the Virgin Group, Mobily & SABIC (Saudi), National Commercial Bank of Saudi, MST (Azerbaijan), Kaefer International (German Company), TDK Epcos (Zhuhai, China), Terrapinn (UK, Dubai & Singapore), Barloworld Logistics, UTi, Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Dimension Data, Unitrans, Transnet, Imperial, Nampak, Nedbank, Frito Lays, Steinhoff, Sealy Posturpedic, Panalpina Group, Grinaker Construction, Albany Bakeries, Tiger Brands, Sun Couriers, Petronet & the Cape Town Ports Authority. His globe-trotting has taken him to approximately 30 nations & over 50 production plants in different industries worldwide. His interactive workshops combine professional knowledge & practical examples along with excellent presentation skills. Delegates enjoy his sense of energy, humour, two-way dialogue & practical ‘take home’ skills and knowledge. The systematic build-up method used in his workshops quickly moves delegates from the basics to more advanced career & life skills. Craig has a great sense of humour & his exposure to a wide variety of cultures worldwide has enriched him with the cultural sensitivity to add value to companies & people in different nations & socio-cultural settings.
He has published several books & articles including “ Global Logistics Management ”, an easy - to - understand read in logistics, “Enter the Dragon: How Why, When China will Rule the World in the 21 st Century” & was a contributing author to “Strategic Logistics Management” . He is a seasoned global conference speaker & has won numerous “best speaker awards”. His academic career culminated as co - head of the prestigious Department of Transport & Supp ly Chain Management at the University of Johannesburg where he served as head for 10 years. He holds 6 qualifications in different fields including an MBA (Wales), MA (Cum Laude) & DPhil (Univ. of Johannesburg). Many years ago he dreamed of becoming a prof essional golfer until he realised that he did not hit the little white ball as straight as he liked! He is happily married and fortunately his three kids look like their mom.
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
Intermodal Africa , King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar, Senegal 24th -26th November 2020
Mauritius Maritime Week 2020 , The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius 19th -23rd October 2020
Mediterranean Ports and Shipping , Slovenia Koper - Hoteli Bernardin 22nd -24th September 2020
Oman Ecommerce Conference , Oman 07th -08th September 2020
Trans Middle East , Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand, Lebanon 07th -09th July 2020
Cold Chain Africa , KICC, Nairobi- Kenya 17th -19th June 2020
Baltic Ports & Shipping , Maritim Seehotel Lubeck, Germany 12th -14th May 2020
Caspian Ports & Shipping , Grand Nur Plaza Hotel, Aktau, Kazakhstan 28th -30th April 2020
ANTWERP XL , Antwerp Expo, Belgium 21st -23rd April 2020
12th GPCA Supply-Chain Conference , InterContinental Dubai Festival City 13th -15th April 2020
Venture Summit 2020 , Silicon Valley, USA 23rd -24th March 2020
Black Sea Ports & Shipping , The Marmara Taksim Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey 24th -26th March 2020
Digital Sypply Chain 2020 , Amsterdam, Netherlands 25th -27th March 2020
Indonesia International Transport, Logistic, Euipment & Service Exhibition , JExpo, Jakarta - Indonesia 26th -28th August 2020
Seamless Middle East , DWTC, Dubai 25th -26th March 2020
Asean Ports & Shipping , JW Marriott, Jakarta, Indonesia 25th -27th February 2020
Breakbulk Middle East 2020 , DWTC, Dubai 25th -26th February 2020
Retail Supply Chain Summit 2020 , PHD House, Delhi 20th February 2020
Future Procurement Leaders , Taj, Dubai 25th -27th February 2020
Technology Innovation Pioneers Summit , Abu Dhabi 04th -05th February 2020