This event, held on 2 June 2016, tackled cross-border e-commerce trends and their impact on logistics, warehousing and transportation with, from and within China.
It's the only conference of its kind focused exclusively on cross-border e-commerce supply chain and logistics.Six presentations were seletced from the conference to be part of this on-demand version of the event. The presentations are followed by Q&A panels with audience interaction.
Following through for online orders across borders is still a bumpy process, and the latest regulations in this space are not helping. Cross-border deliveries still mean back-office administrative headaches including still major bottleneck with China customs, unexpected duties and taxes, currency conversion issues, increasing risk of fraud and deliveries delays and more.
With this on-demand event you'll benefit from:
- Tax regulation updates
- Insights on consumer behavior and delivery of goods
- Innovative and technical solutions
- China & Southeast Asia outlooks
Cyril Drouin, Chief E-Commerce Office, Greater China, Saatchi & Saatchi
TOPIC: BEYOND LOGISTICS, WHAT OTHER CHALLENGES A BRAND/RETAILER SHOULD OVERCOME TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE IN CHINA
Cyril Drouin is the Chief eCommerce Officer for Greater China at Saatchi & Saatchi, based in Shanghai. He has lived in China since 1998 and founded BysoftChina in 2003, an eCommerce and digital agency focusing on the Chinese market. Cyril holds a Masters degree in IT & Mathematics from ESIEA Paris.
Saatchi & Saatchi is a global communications and advertising agency network with 140 offices in 76 countries and over 6,500 staff.
Kara Cheung, Managing Partner, KCW and Associates
TOPIC: THE FUTURE CHALLENGES FOR CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE AFTER THE NEW POLICY RELEASE
Kara Cheung is a certified professional logistician with focus in Asia-Australia trade. She has over 15 years experience in international supply chain management and operations in Asia Pacific.
Jacques Bertrand, CEO, Business Model Innovation, Market Entry China, JGB Systems & Services
TOPIC: FEEDING THE DRAGON: A HUGE DEMAND FOR FOOD & BEVERAGE IMPORTS
Jacques Bertrand has more than 30 years experience in sales and marketing, working for large corporations like American Airlines, GlaxoSmithKline, Maersk Shipping, Hutchison Whampoa (now CK Hutchison). He is a member of the China Free Trade Zone working committee for the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
JGB Systems & Services offers processes, tools, skill-building and technology to help companies enter and grow in Chinese Free Trade Zones.
Long Wong, COO, UCO.com
TOPIC: HOW TAX RATES HAVE CHANGED FOR BONDED WAREHOSUE AND DIRECT SHIP METHOD
Long Wong is an insider to the growth of China's e-commerce sector. Before joining UCO.com as COO, he was Executive-in-Charge for Supply Chain & Logistics at Metersbonwe and Director of Transportation & Supply Chain at Amazon China. Long holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS from the University of Texas at Austin.
UCO.com is a leading eCommerce distributor and retailer for cosmetics brands in China with operations on Tmall, VIPShop, JD.com, Jumei.com, etc.
Adam Shen, Brand Division CEO & Group CFO, Ajyaguru
Panel Discussion Speaker
Adam Shen works closely with overseas brands and distribution channels in China to build up connections for the cross-border business. He is in charge of Ajyaguru's treasury and finance team as well. Previously, he provided audit and consulting services for multinationals in China when he was with KPMG and PwC.
Ajyaguru is a one-stop cross-border customs service solution provider.
William Marshall, Partner, Asia-Pacific Leader, Customs & Global Trade, Deloitte
TOPIC: CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE RETAIL SALES IN CHINA
William Marshall advises clients on customs proceedings and investigation, valuation and transfer pricing, supply chain structuring, indirect tax planning and compliance, as well as product regulatory and labeling laws affecting the international sale of goods. He was a Partner at Baker & McKenzie and Senior Director & Legal Counsel at Abercrombie & Fitch in the past. William has a JD from Rutgers University School of Law and a Bachelors from Ohio State University.
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk and financial advisory services, with more than 225,400 professionals globally.
Ivy Shi, Manager, Ubay International
TOPIC: CROSS-BORDER UNDER THE NEW POLICY
Ivy Shi is the manager of Ningbo FTZ Ningshing International company. She worked as an import manager at Ningbo Ningshing Kinhil International before. She graduated from Dalian University of Technology and earned a Bachelors in Economics and English.
Ubay International provides customs, freight and warehousing solutions to its clients in China.
Max Henry is Founder & Executive Director of the Global Suppy Chain Council and will host this event.