Tim Killen

Tim Killen

Executive Vice President deugro group

Tim Killen has over 25 years of experience working in the logistics and construction fields on major capital projects. As a member of the Executive Board of the deugro group, he has the proven ability to create strategic partnerships, supporting collaboration and innovation across the entire supply chain. He is adept at identifying and supporting clients and their vendors in the creation of new ways of logistics cooperation to deliver tangible success within their global organizations. Killen is globally responsible for engaging with the deugro group’s strategic global clients and partners, successfully providing client-focused solutions and innovation, including logistics management consultancy services and end-to-end project logistics execution.
 
The deugro group is comprised of four independent companies that offer far-reaching competence, experience and know-how in their fields of business: deugro – project freight forwarding; dship – global ocean transportation; dteq – transport engineering solutions; and dhaulage – specialized transportation assets. The deugro group redefines the one-stop-shop concept for complex logistics services and unifies the dedication, synergies and competences of all group companies. We stand for entrepreneurial, dynamic, best-in-class service and have a solid reputation for our client-centric and best minds approach. All group companies operate according to the highest QHSES and compliance standards.
 

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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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