Young Forwarder Network - North West (Feb 2020)
A Blue-chip Customers Perspective.
At this event we will hear from Julian Wann, Global Category Leader: Freight and Logistics, AstraZeneca – so come along and hear direct from a customer of a large logistics provider.
Julian has worked for AstraZeneca since 2008 in his most recent role he is responsible for the negotiating and purchasing of Global Air, Ocean and Road freight with an annual spend circa $300m.
Julian has over 30 years’ industry experience both from a manufacturers and Logistics company aspect. Prior to AZ he was EU road Freight manager at Kellogg’s and his career began straight from school with SPD as a transport clerk.
In his current role, responsibilities involve stakeholder and supplier management and the oversight of many savings projects each year all focused on delivering exceptional value to the business as it continues its return to growth.
The most notable being the transition of over 60% of AZ volume from Air to Ocean delivering huge improvement in carbon footprint temperature excursions and managing cost whilst enhancing product integrity & security. At the event the local organising committee will also give an update on what they have planned for 2020, other YFN activity and you will also be able to give ideas and opinions for future events. As well as some networking!
15:30 - Registration
16:00 - Welcome
16:10 - Networking
16:20 - YFN UK Update
16:30 - Guest Speaker: Julian Wann
16:50 - Open Forum
17:00 - YFN NW Future Events
17:25 - Close
17:30 - Food and Networking
Register via: https://bifa_yfn_nw_feb2020.eventbrite.com
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