On the 2nd of April 2020, the NABC in cooperation with our strategic partner SGS, is organizing a Supply Chain Seminar in Antwerp, Belgium.
During the day, the attendees will have a chance to gain information on various topics under the umbrella term of Supply Chain such as dangerous good and sampling service, product export compliance as well as learn about the process of obtaining ISO certification among many other highly relevant topics discussed in "sofa talks" sessions. The Supply Chain Seminar is a unique opportunity to gain knowledge as well as to network with supply chain specialists. The seminar will conclude with networking reception.
The participation is free of costs. A no-show fee of EUR50 applies.
10:00 Walk-in and Registrations
10:30 Introduction and Welcome
Representative (TBD) of SGS
Rob de Korte, Director, Steder Group
11:00 Rotating Presentations
1. Intro SGS Benelux (general)
Kristof van Hoecke - Marketing & Sales Manager, SGS Benelux
2. Supply Chain Services (general introduction)
Laure Oomens, Customer Service Manager, SGS Supply Chain Services
3. Agri/Foodstuffs Inspections and Testing (general introduction)
Erik Bulten, Commercial Manager - SGS Agri, Food & Life
12:45 Lunch Break
13:30 Sofa Talks (‘Huiskamergesprekken')
Addie Bom, General Manager, Greenshields & Partners B.V.
2. Dangerous Goods & Sampling Services
Erik Eradus, Manager for Advice Transport Hazardous Substances, SGS
3. Product Export Compliance
Roel Tassenoy, Business Unit Manager SSB
4. Product Conformity Export Africa
Steven Martens, Team Leader Product Conformity Assessments, SGS
Eddy Postma, Manager Strategic Accounts - Government & Institutions, SGS
5. Agri/Foodstuffs (Testings & Inspections)
Erik Bulten, SGS Agri, Food & Life
6. ISO certification and Export (HACCP, ISO 9001)
Jan Vandersmissen, SGS CBE – Certification & Business Enhancement
15:30 Networking Reception
Rob de Korte
Director, Steder Group
Rob de Korte started his career at Husson Huijsman Shipping BV in Rotterdam in 1984. In 1990 Husson Huijsman Shipping BV became part of Steder Group BV, located in Rhoon. Steder Group is specialised in shipping and landtransport in Africa. Rob has been the Director and a shareholder of Steder Group BV since 1999. Steder Group has a yearly revenues of around 125 million euros and has offices in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Dubai, Djibouti, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Romania. In the 1990s, Steder Group was the logistical service provider for EU Food Aid Programmes from Brussels. During that time, Steder also had offices in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Since 2015, Steder Group represents angency, Ethiopian Shipping Line, in the Netherlands and Belgium. The Djibouti offices is equipped with trucks and trailers for transport to Ethiopia.
General Manager, Greenshields & Partners B.V.
Addie M. Bom has a solid and extended experience in the fields of engineering, logistics, administration and management in Africa.
In 1983 he left the Netherlands and went to West African where he stayed for the following 15 years, working in civil construction and for his self-owned Logistics Company in Guinea-Bissau. In 1998 he came back to the Netherlands and after he settled down he found himself a job as the Head of Logistics of the Emergency and Reconstruction department of Cordaid (Mensen in Nood). End of 2009 he started working with Greenshields & Partners BV. (Forwarding & Shipping Business).
After 3 years, it was time to expand and under his responsibility a new Greenshields & Partners ‘daughter’ company was constituted in 2013 in Burkina Faso. A 2nd Greenshields & Partners ‘daughter’ company was set up in 2017 in Sierra Leone. The combination of practice, theory, sound professional guidance and a 'passion' for “creating solutions” ensured the natural talents and sense of leadership, and organization to flourish.
Kristof van Hoecke
Marketing & Sales Manager, SGS Benelux
Commercial Manager - SGS Agri, Food & Life
Customer Service Manager, SGS Supply Chain Services
Date: 6 February 2020
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
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