Alex Azparrent

Alex Azparrent

Director of Logistics, Commercial Strategies & Sourcing  Fluor

Alex Azparrent is an experienced and proven leader with more than 19 years of logistics and supply chain experience. At Fluor since 2007, he recently relocated to Santiago, Chile to work on Anglo American’s Quellaveco project. Before being named Global Director of Logistics Operations at Fluor, Azparrent was Director of Logistics Americas, and prior to that Logistics Manager for Fluor Chile for the mining division. Azparrent has been involved in projects executed in the United States, Middle East, Mexico, Egypt, Algeria, West Africa, and South America. Having spent a good part of his career in the field, he has full perspective of the importance of logistics in the successful execution of projects. He brings a wealth of experience in the project sector, having worked in various project business lines including mining and metals, power, oil and gas, pipelines, and LNG plants. Azparrent holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with an option in transportation and logistics, from Iowa State University. He is also a Global Executive MBA graduate from TRIUM, a three university program incorporating NYU Stern, London School of Economics, and HEC Paris.
 
As one of the world’s largest engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance companies, Fluor offers an unmatched diversity of experience along with a reach that spans the globe. For more than a century, Fluor has provided innovative and integrated solutions to deliver capital efficiency and project certainty. Fluor’s more than 53,000 employees in over 100 countries work collaboratively to tailor integrated client solutions which span the entire project life cycle. Number 153 of the FORTUNE 500® in 2018, Fluor has been listed on FORTUNE® Magazine’s “World's Most Admired Companies®” list for 19 consecutive years and acknowledged as a World's Most Ethical Company® by Ethisphere for the past 13 years. Fluor is a proud to be an industry leader, recognized for the ability to successfully, ethically and safely execute projects around the world.

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Thursday 23/05/2019

From 11:40 To 12:40

05/23/2019 11:40 05/23/2019 12:40 The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next? We have heard the views of analysts, digested their data, but now we ask the industry heavyweights how they see the markets going forward following the recent slow recovery from the sector’s all-time lows. Do the bulls outnumber the bears? And what are their predictions on the future path for the sector as it seeks to modernise in a challenging and uncertain environment.
 
A cross-industry panel discusses possible areas of agreement, disagreement and potential solutions to how the industry can move forward together in the everchanging business landscape.
  • Are the industry’s current business models sustainable? How are they evolving?
  • What are the biggest competitive disadvantages facing the industry today?
  • What should the role of forwarders be and how should they be compensated?
  • How are environmental considerations affecting breakbulk and project cargo transport decision-making?
  • Where do you believe you can find further synergies with your project partners?
  • What are the greatest challenges to synergy?
Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Main Stage

"The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next?"

Alex Azparrent Kyriacos Panayides Nikola Hagleitner Ove Meyer Ruediger Fromm Tim Killen
Time and date

Thursday 23/05/2019

From 11:40 To 12:40

05/23/2019 11:40 05/23/2019 12:40 The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next? We have heard the views of analysts, digested their data, but now we ask the industry heavyweights how they see the markets going forward following the recent slow recovery from the sector’s all-time lows. Do the bulls outnumber the bears? And what are their predictions on the future path for the sector as it seeks to modernise in a challenging and uncertain environment.
 
A cross-industry panel discusses possible areas of agreement, disagreement and potential solutions to how the industry can move forward together in the everchanging business landscape.
  • Are the industry’s current business models sustainable? How are they evolving?
  • What are the biggest competitive disadvantages facing the industry today?
  • What should the role of forwarders be and how should they be compensated?
  • How are environmental considerations affecting breakbulk and project cargo transport decision-making?
  • Where do you believe you can find further synergies with your project partners?
  • What are the greatest challenges to synergy?
Breakbulk Main Stage
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