Logistics Jamaica, Next Link in the Global Supply Chain

6th February, 2019

On the 6th February a senior delegation from Jamaica alongside HMG in Jamaica and the Jamaican High Commission will explore the country's infrastructure and logstics potential. 

 

DRAFT PROGRAM 

11:00 - 11:30: Registration 

11:30 - 11:40: Welcome 

  • Jamaican High Commissioner to the UK
  • British High Commission, Jamaica

11:40 – 11:55: Opening Remarks 

  • High Level Representative of British Government

11:55 - 12:30: Keynote Address 

  • Hon.  Audley Shaw, CD, MP, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries for Jamaica

12:30 - 13:25: Networking Lunch 

13:25 - 13:35 

  • Diane Edwards, President, JAMPRO
  • Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA 

13:35 - 14:25: Panel 1: Laying the Foundations of Logistics Success

  • Chair: CEO of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • CMU
  • JAMPR

A profile of Jamaica’s current transportation and logistics infrastructure; A profile of the Port Community system and paperless trading; Delivering a maritime workforce of excellence; Re-engineering Jamaica’s business climate.

 

 

 

14:25 - 15:15: Panel 2: Jamaica, the Best Link

  • Chair: Publisher of Logistics Business
  • Kingston Wharves Limited/JP Shipping
  • CMA CGM Log
  • Kestrel
  • GraceFoodUK

A profile of the logistics services currently provided by Jamaican logistics operators; Testimonials from transportation and logistics operators in Jamaica; Testimonials from British companies that use Jamaica as part of their supply chain.

15:15 - 15:35: Refreshment Break 

15:35 - 16:25: Panel 3: Investment Opportunities in Logistic Infrastructure

  • Chair: Editor of Infrastructure Magazine
  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • Special Economic Zone
  • Development Bank of Jamaica

 Present a profile of Jamaica’s transportation and logistics infrastructure investment opportunities

16:25 - 16:40: Closing Remarks 

  • Government of Jamaica 

16:40 - 17:30: Networking and Rum Tasting