Nikola Hagleitner

Nikola Hagleitner

Global CEO Industrial Projects, EVP Marketing & Sales DHL Global Forwarding

Nikola Hagleitner is the global CEO Industrial Projects, which is part of the DHL Global Forwarding division. In this global role, she leads a team of over 600 industry experts, executing end-to-end project logistics for oil and gas, mining, EPC, renewables, engineering and manufacturing customers, as well as large projects in several other industries. With the DPDHL Group since 2005, Hagleitner has held various executive positions across three different divisions within the Group – DHL Management Consulting, Express as well as Global Forwarding. Most recently, she was EVP of Global Business Strategy for DHL Global Forwarding. She holds a law degree from the University of Innsbruck, Austria; as well as an MBA in international management from Thunderbird, the School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona.
 
DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects handles very large breakbulk and complex project logistics across focus sectors including EPC, oil & gas, mining, wind and engineering and manufacturing. From coordinating multi-supplier delivery and consolidation to one location over several years or transporting a 1,000-ton module across the world to preparing a route and feasibility survey – DHL can accomplish these significant and highly technical steps in setting up industrial plants and construction sites. With nearly 700 employees globally, DHL’s Industrial Projects division is present with numerous offices in approximately 50 countries, where you can always be sure to find an expert.
 

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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?
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