By Abiodun Azi-Lagos
The Haulage and Logistics Magazine has said that it has concluded plans to hold its annual HAULMACE event in November in Lagos.
This was contained in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday by the Convener, HAULMACE, Mr. Alfred Okugbeni.
Okugbeni said that HAUMACE, which started in 2015, is an annual gathering of stakeholders in the cargo delivery sector of the economy.
He said that the theme of this year’s event is “Developing an adaptive framework in the Nigerian Haulage and Logistics industry: An imperative for stability in a VUCA environment.”
He said the theme is apt following the serious level of instability the world has experienced in recent years, from the COVID-19 pandemic and other major developments such as the Russian-Ukraine war.
“‘The world has continued to experience instability and this instability has significantly disrupted the supply chain of nations and businesses alike,” he said.
According to him, this year’s HAULMACE would bring stakeholders together to find ways of minimizing the impact of these disruptions on businesses in Nigeria.
Okugbeni said that the Keynote speaker for this year’s event will be Mr. Deji Ogunde, Senior Procurement Manager (Logistics, Indirect & 3rd Party Manufacturing) for PZ Cussons Nigeria.
He said that other key stakeholders that have confirmed their attendance include, Mr. Elvis Okonji, Managing Director of GPC Haulage, Mr. Deji Wright, the Managing Director of Transport Services Limited (TSL), Mr. Frank Nneji, the Managing Director of ABC Transport, and Mr. Osazeme Aghatise of Lafarge Africa PLC.
He said others are, Mr. Tony Arenyeka, Managing Director of Truck Masters Limited, Mrs. Seun Oni, Managing Director of AG Leventis, and a host of other industry leaders.