Business Development Manager, Production Control & Logistics
SAIC - General Motors
Chinese Federation of Logistics and Purchasing
Cai Jin graduated from Wuhan University in 1985 with a Masters in Economics. He is now a certified Senior Economist. He has worked in the Economics Information Centre of National Economics Committee, National Ministry of Materials and China Logistics Information Centre of Ministry of Domestic Trade in a variety of senior roles. He is now Vice President of the CFLP, Vice President of the Chinese Society of Logistics, Director and party secretary of the China Logistics Information Centre.
Materials & Logistics Director
Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co. ltd.
Rui Zhu has over 20 years experience in materials, logistics and production control management. He has worked with multi-national companies including General Motors, Delphi, BMW-Brilliance, Lear APO and Chery Jaguar Land Rover. He is familiar with the set up of new plants, regional plant operations and KPI management.
Chinese Automobile Dealer Association
Xiao Zhengsan is a senior economist with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics. His previous experience includes roles in the supply and distribution of mechanical and electrical equipment and, from 1998 to 2008, he worked as department manager, assistant general manager and vice-general manager at Huaxing Group.
Head of Finished Vehicle Logistics
BMW Brilliance Automotive
Michael has considerable experience in the automotive sector, spending seven years in Germany for BMW in production and logistics roles and 10 years in a variety of functions at BMW Brilliance Automotive, where he was involved in areas as diverse as finance, new vehicle launches, production control, program planning, plant capacity planning and finished vehicle logistics.
State Information Centre
As a senior economist, market strategy expert for the Ministry of Commerce and Chief Editor of the China Automobile Market Outlook, Xu Changming has considerable knowledge of the Chinese automotive sector. He has long been involved in research and analysis of the car market, including medium and long-term market forecasts. He also lectures regularly at universities, financial organisations, research institutes and automotive manufacturers around the world.
Director, Inbound Logistics APAC
Volvo Car China
Magnus first joined Volvo Cars in 2012 as Head of Network Strategy & Business Applications for outbound logistics. His role soon broadened to include inbound logistics and since October 2014, he has been based in Shanghai, focusing on developing the inbound logistics setup for the manufacturer in the APAC region. Magnus previously spent 13 years with the Maersk Group.
Director, Auto Industry Policy Research Section
China Automobile Technology & Research Center
As chief expert at the China Automotive Technology Research Center and the policy research office director of the Automotive Industry Policy Research Center, Wu has a flair for technical and economic policy research and has been involved in helping to set a raft of national policy, alongside regular research and development work in the field of import-export policy and automotive brand management. He has taken part in several research projects for the national Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Commerce.
Vehicle Distribution Manager
Ford Motor Company
Richard has spent nine years in MP&L at Ford Motor Company Asia Pacific. In his current position, he is responsible for vehicle logistics strategy and process development as well as the vehicle delivery operation for Ford BU import. He Implements the global vehicle Delivery Operation Systems (DOS), drives continuous improvement on costs/time efficiency and supports JVs on long term strategy and daily operational improvement.
Jacky is also Chairman of the China E-commerce & Logistics Think-tank. He is a former VP of Alibaba Group, VP of Alcoa Asia, MD of DHL China, MP&L Director of Ford China and co-founder of ISM China.
Bo Shijiu was born in Jilin province in 1964. He started his professional career in 1982 working for China First Automobile Group. In 1992, he established Changjiu Industry Group in Jilin Province, now headquartered in Beijing. In 2003, he established Beijing Changjiu Logistics and has been the Chairman of the Board since. Beijing Changjiu Logistics recently became the first automotive logistics company to be listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. He is also Vice-President of the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing and Vice-Chairman of the China Communication and Transportation Association.
Executive Vice President
Chinese Automotive Logistics Assocation of CFLP
Zengrong Ma, a senior engineer and special researcher at the China Logistics Institute, holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Beijing Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in logistics engineering from Beijing Jiao Tong University. He is Executive Vice-President of the China Automotive Logistics Association of CFLP (Chinese Federation of Logistics and Purchasing) and Director of the China Logistics Equipment Committee of CFLP.
Head of Strategy and Operation
Chen Xiang joined CHEP Automotive & Industrial Solutions Asia in July 2016 as Head of Strategy and Operation with responsibility for developing and executing regional strategy. He later also became General Manager, focusing on the provision of innovative and effective packaging solutions for OEMs and tier suppliers across China’s automotive sector. Prior to joining CHEP, he spent 10 years in the IT industry leading teams in the development of technology solutions for top automotive OEM and tier suppliers across the Asia Pacific region.
China Automotive Logistics Association of CFLP
Zuo is a Master of Engineering and has worked at the CALA division of the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing since 2006 in a number of secretarial roles. Prior to that he worked at the National Bureau of Domestic Trade Business Development Center He is also the General Secretary of the China Logistics Equipment Committee of CFLP.
Dr Zhang Xiaodong
Vice President of Transportation
Beijing Jiao Tong University
Dr Zhang is a researcher in logistics systems planning and management, logistics node planning and design, railway freight and logistics, supply chain management and transportation logistics & marketing. He has completed over 90 national and provincial research projects, and contributed to the state council's Logistics Industry Restructuring and Revitalization Plan and the Twelfth Five-Year Development Plan for Railway Logistics, amongst others.
Director Logistics SCMA Asia Pacific
Continental Automotive Holding
Over the last 17 years, Andreas has held a variety of international positions with Mannesmann Group, Siemens VDO and Continental in Europe, NAFTA and Asia. Since January 2013, he has overseen Continental’s supply chain activities within a network of 26 plants and trading locations in ten Asia countries. He leads a corporate team in Shanghai, Yokohama and Bangkok to support the plant network. Andreas graduated in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University of Technology.
Finished Vehicle Logistics Director, Asia
Laurent has over 14 years’ experience in finished vehicle logistics that includes various key positions in Gefco Corporate and Gefco Asia, including corporate purchasing manager, vice GM of Minsheng Gefco, and MD of GEFCO CN. His expertise covers all aspects of finished vehicles logistics and he holds a certificate of Automotive Outbound Logistics Management from the ECG Academy.
Dr Martin Lockstrom
International Business Consultants (Shanghai), Co. Ltd.
Martin Lockstrom’s core expertise is in purchasing, supply chain management, IT and innovation. After spending over a decade in China, he has a thorough understanding of the dynamics of emerging markets. As a long-term academic, he has also gained extensive experience in research and training. He holds a BSc and MSc in industrial engineering and management from Chalmers University of Technology and a PhD in operations management from European Business School, Germany. He has more than a decade of consulting experience, working with Fortune 500 corporations including BMW, Accenture, Ernst & Young, DuPont and PwC.
Gang has a PhD and was a senior consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and Executive Assistant to the VP at Volkswagen Group China. In 2006, he was assigned by Volkswagen and FAW-VW to help FAW Logistics (Lujie) improve its management processes.. He joined Beijing Changjiu in 2008 as General Manager becoming Vice President in 2011.
Ex-Sinomach Automobile Co
With 22 years of experience in the industry, Hu Siyu has a profound understanding of the Chinese automotive sector. Before striking out on her own, she served in the marketing department at Sinomach Automobile (previously known as China Automobile Trading Co), where her main duties were industry research, external consultation, government affairs, company strategic planning, branding and corporate culture. Hu Siyu is director of the information department at the Imported Car Working Committee of the China Automobile Dealers Association and works with numerous other automotive industry associations.
Anwood Logistics System Co. Ltd
Sun Yanan has spent many years in logistics industry research, marketing and team management. He has deep insight in the development, promotion and application of technology and, as an expert in his field, has received awards recognising his contributions to logistics and standardisation.
Shanghai Origin International Logistics
Mr Huang is currently also general manager of the Shanghai Benchu Trade & Development Co. He has previously worked at the Shanghai subsidiaries of the Beijing Sunshine International Freight Co, and holds a masters degree from Shanghai Fudan University.
Xiamen Huashang Logistics
Liu Shiqing’s experience includes periods as Vice-President of Globelink China Logistics, Vice-President of Bondex Logistics, and Chairman of the Sino-Europe International Freight Block Train Union. A postgraduate of the University of Science & Technology in Beijing, he has also worked in several roles at the China Railway Container Transportation Co.
Anji Logistics North America Co
Weigang Chen graduated from Tongji University and has an MBA from Tsinghua University. He has worked in the automotive logistics industry for over 10 years, including within Anji Logistics as senior manager and marketing director, general manager, executive director of business development and vice-president of the overall vehicle business department.
National Sales Manager for Automotive Vertical
Director Business Development
Ruud joined the world of supply chain software after roles in the car and truck industry at Nissan Europe and DAF Trucks. His work currently involves promoting new technologies that help companies reduce their logistics costs (particularly in transport, inventory management and packaging) via intelligent logistics software that delivers real-time optimisation techniques. He is a particular advocate of collaboration, both between inbound and outbound logistics and between different industrial sectors.
Beijing Qpmall technology Co. Ltd
CEO and President
KaQu Delivery Network
Kai Althoff oversees operations at 4flow as its COO and co-founder. With more than 20 years of experience, he has driven supply chain transformations for customers in automotive and vehicle manufacturing, consumer goods and retail, machinery manufacturing, renewable energy, and more. Kai offers specialised expertise in various areas of logistics including strategy and implementation, supply chain design, transport optimisation, cost reduction and lean management.
Logistics Manager, Parts, APAC
31 January-2 February 2017
8-10 March 2017
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
11-13 April 2017
Hilton HongQiao Hotel, Shanghai
8-10 May 2017
Grand Hyatt Buckhead, Atlanta
6-8 June 2017
Kameha Grand Bonn, Germany
5 July 2017
Renaissance Monarch Hotel,
9 August 2017
Marriott Camden Yards, Baltimore
19-21 September 2017
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
3-4 October 2017
The Grove, Chandler’s Cross, Watford