Transportation Management – A System Perspective
The Value of a Mentor
Two industry experts and key members of the SCLAA WA committee speak about the complexity of the Transportation Management Systems in their industries and the impacts of COVID and natural disasters, and will introduce the 2023 SCLAA Mentoring Program.
Date: 19 April 2023
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Cost: No charge
Location: Room JO 07.102 Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive,
RSVP: By COB on Monday, 17 April 2023
Parking: Nearby parking is available, and is free after 5pm. Car Parks 4, 5 and 6 are closest to the venue.
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Hosted by Edith Cowan University, students and SCLAA members alike will have an opportunity to listen to the real life experiences of two Western Australian subject matter experts and network with like-minded students and professionals.
MC: Ferry Jie, Associate Professor in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Edith Cowan University.
Blair Pierson, BBS (Finance) – Senior Business Analyst
Blair has over 20 years analyst experience in Sales, Supply Chain and Logistics. He has a demonstrated history working in large scale pulp, paper and forest products as well as apparel and direct selling industries. Blair has had significant involvement to select, design, configure, integrate and roll out TMS solutions from the perspective of both (large) cargo owners as well as freight forwarders.
Blair has extensive experience generating Business Intelligence reporting and has a passion for providing organisations meaningful insights from within complex system and operational landscapes using the latest IT tooling. Blair was a committee member of the SCLAA up until he left Perth to travel the world and cycle tour Europe in the late 2000’s. Blair returned to WA in 2019 and currently lives with his family in Margaret River, working remotely as a Senior Business Analyst for Oji Fibre Solutions.
Brian Lynn, SCLAA Director
Brian’s background in Supply Chain and Logistics spans more than twenty years, three continents, and multiple industries in roles encompassing inventory, technology, operations, transport and project management.
Brian has been in Australia for more than seventeen years and has been a member of the SCLAA for the vast majority of this time, progressing through the role of State President to a position representing WA on the association’s National Board.
He’s extremely grateful for the networking, educational opportunities and career development that membership of the SCLAA has afforded him and relished the prospect of developing more industry leaders.