Webinar | Global Sea Logistics Supply Chains: What Happened & Where Are We Headed


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With Covid-19 came a change in consumer spending patterns that drove an increase of 25% to 35% in the volume of world trade in products. This surge in cargo overwhelmed global sea logistics assets and caused significant supply chain disruptions around the world. This presentation will discuss the impact of the surge in cargo on the network of sea logistics related assets, current supply chain conditions and the prospects for the remainder of 2022 and 2023.

Speaker: Bill Rooney, VP Strategic Development at Kuehne + Nagel, Inc.

William F. Rooney has 49 years of experience in transportation management covering a broad range business functions. He is currently Vice President, Strategic Development for Kuehne + Nagel Inc. and has been with Kuehne + Nagel for 10 years. Prior to Kuehne + Nagel Mr. Rooney’s positions have included President of Hanjin Shipping America; Senior Vice President, Service Delivery for CMA-CGM; and Vice President, Ocean Services for GT Nexus, a logistics software provider. He also held a number of senior management positions with Sea-Land Service over a span of 25 years including 5 years in Europe. Mr. Rooney started his career doing economic research for the US Department of Transportation. Mr. Rooney’s board memberships have included: the Pacific Maritime Association, the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, The US Maritime Alliance, Consolidated Chassis Management, OCEMA, and the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Rooney received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Marist College in New York and a master’s degree in economics from Northeastern University in Boston.

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Details

Starts:
August 10 1:00 pm EDT

Ends:
August 10 2:00 pm EDT

Organizer:
Ineke A Conway

Email:
ineke.conway@textiles.org

Venue:
Virtual