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The Practice of Managing Container Flows

10:30AM - 17:00PM, 25 May 2017
Mast House, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth University, Plymouth PL4 0HJ

The practice of managing container flows often differs from textbook approaches. This workshop aims to share the findings of recent research into the practice of managing container flows with practitioners. 

1030-1100. Assemble in the Café, first floor, for refreshments.

Room 202
1100. Welcome and Introduction. Theory and practice in managing container flows. John Dinwoodie, Professor of Maritime Logistics, Plymouth University
1130 The practice of Managing Container Flows in the UK, Mark Bennett, Lecturer in International Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Plymouth University.
1215 The influence of supply chain collaboration on performance in managing container flows. Dr Young-Joon Seo, Lecturer in Maritime Economics and Policy, Plymouth University.
Followed by discussion

1315. Café, first floor. Light buffet lunch.

Room 202
1400. Machine to machine: A practitioner's view of automated container operations. Sue Terpilowski, OBE; Managing Director Image Line; President WISTA UK; Chair CILT Ports, Maritime & Waterways
1430. Container flows and management at seaport/terminals. Prof Dongping Song, Professor Supply Chain Management, Liverpool University.
1530. The practice of managing container ports sustainably. Ridvan Karacay, Doctoral student.
1600. A collaborative spirit index for shippers and shipping lines. Chang Kim, doctoral student
1630. Open discussion and refreshments – chaired by George Lang, chair CILT Devon and Cornwall.
1700 Close.

The draft schedule is indicative and subject to change.

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