05 Dec 2019 Ghaya Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Not only is the Middle East a centre for transport and logistics activity, but it is also increasingly embedded into the international landscape of the two sectors in terms of adopting trends and best practices, as well as in the companies involved.Learn more
The first-ever edition of the Truck & Fleet Conference is around the corner; with the Ghaya Grand Hotel set to play host to a great line-up of speakers exploring ways to make fleets run leaner, faster and safer on 5th December, 2019.
In an exciting and packed programme, delegates will be able to see some of the best trucks ever-made including the new Actros, the Ford F-Max, Scania’s New Truck Generation (NTG), Volvo’s FH 460, and more. Delegates will also have the opportunity to participate in test drives following the conclusion of the event at 3pm.
Inside the conference room, there will be live on-stage interviews – including an inspirational keynote interview with Samer Choucair, one of the pioneers behind the region’s first sustainable transporter, ION. The Transporters Roundtable will explore best practice in the region and how to expand your business. There will also be a look to the future with the OEM panel; technology insights; as well as help from experts on areas such as vehicle finance and training.
There will also be time to find out how the Acciona 100% Ecopowered is pushing the envelope on what is possible in electric vehicles.
Throughout the event, we will be shedding light on key issues in the commercial vehicles, logistics and transportation sectors, bringing the best global and regional practices, solutions and equipment to delegates through presentations and panel discussions. Make sure you don’t miss this ground-breaking opportunity.
The Truck & Fleet Conference is FREE to attend for industry professionals so join us for this, as well as discussions and networking opportunities that can put your fleet on the front foot heading into 2020.
Hear from industry veterans and disrupters about the importance and benefits of adopting advanced fleet solutions, learn about key issues relating to safety, efficiency, as well as operational and cost-effectiveness. Listen to the day-to-day experiences of key professionals in the sector and how they have faced and overcome challenging situations.
At the Truck & Fleet Middle East Conference you’ll be able to find out what inspired the individuals and companies at the forefront of the industry to come up with their approaches and solutions and take back invaluable and inspirational lessons to apply to your own areas of work and keep your fleet running faster, longer and leaner.
The Truck & Fleet Middle East Conference is an ideal platform to network and interact with respected professionals and decision makers from contractors, manufacturers, dealers, end-users, government bodies, consultants and solution providers from across the region. With several breaks scheduled for networking, you’ll be able to get one-on-one time with panellists and presenters, following on from interactive presentations and Q&A sessions.
The importance and benefits of safety in the transportation and logistics arenas and the latest safety solutions available
The evolution and current level of fleet efficiency and management in the region
Maximising TCO and Vehicle Uptime
How to invest to grow your fleet
Sharing knowledge and experience of fleet operations
The latest equipment and products available in the market
How advanced new technology will change the transportation and logistics sectors
The role of role of automation and information technology and how that will shape the future of fleet in the region
Trends and projections for the future
The inaugural Truck and Fleet Middle East Conference will host a veritable who’s who of the regional construction and logistics industries. Through the event’s themed panel discussions and presentations, delegates will be able to hear from, and engage with, industry experts in thought-provoking discussions. Leaders of the sectors drawn from the top manufacturers, contractors, fleet operators, software and hardware vendors, end-users and other entities will share their knowledge and experiences of challenging projects and situations, and the solutions adopted to meet those challenges.
With a diverse mix of speakers and panellists, delegates will be able to gain a comprehensive view and insight into some of the key aspects of today’s powered access and material handling sectors.
Erik Bergvall is the Managing Director at Scania Middle East FZE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scania CV AB. He has moved from his previous position as Regional Director at Scania Germany.
Feras Jawhari was appointed as the Fleet & Proactive Solutions Manager for Goodyear Middle East and Africa region on 1st of May 2018. Prior to this role, Feras was the Fleet Sales Manager for Commercial PBU – responsible for the MEA region, he led and execute the growth strategy in the Fleet channel in addition of development of the Goodyear TruckForce concept across the strategic countries.
Over 8 years within the Goodyear Middle East team, Feras managed various roles in Sales, Technical department and Fleet Solutions.
Feras holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, MSc in Marketing and Global Executive MBA degree and has +13 years of experience within the Automotive industry in MEA Region.
Currently, Feras is leading the Goodyear Proactive Solutions across the MEA region, cutting-edge solutions for all Fleet needs.
Hans Wising is the Regional Sales Director at Scania Middle East FZE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scania CV AB. He started his career at Scania CV AB in 2000 and joined the Middle East team in September 2019.
With over 20 years’ experience in the Transport & Logistics industry, Martin Roberts currently handles the role of Transportation Manager in Momentum Logistics, Gulftainer’s logistics subsidiary. He rose through the ranks having gained experience driving heavy vehicles, before starting his office career as a trainee back in 1998.
Martin worked for one of the largest transport companies in the UK and helped them diversify into different markets before moving to the UAE, to become part of the Momentum Logistics Team.
Martin holds a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) from the UK. He is also a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor and was also one of the first Transport managers in the UAE to gain CPC Middle East qualification.
Managing Director of Volvo Group Middle East and responsible for Volvo Trucks in 14 countries in the Middle East.
Jordanian electrical engineer lives in UAE since 9 years works in different fields of sales (power generators, heavy equipment’s and automotive aftermarket) currently holding a sales director position in OSRAM Lighting responsible for sales of Osram automotive aftermarket lighting products in middle east and Africa.
Can Tekin is the Regional Sales Manager at Ford Trucks Middle East. He has been working with Ford Trucks for more than 10 years in various roles like Sales, Aftersales, Network Development and Business Development.
8:00AM - 8:55AM
On stage interview with Samer Chocair, Director, CE:Creates
09:20AM - 10:00AM
Insight from the some of the world’s biggest vehicle makers on the narrowing gap in safety and truck technology in the Middle East versus the rest of the world.
10:00AM - 10:20AM
10:20AM - 10:35AM
10:35AM - 10:45AM
On stage interview with Martin Roberts, Transportation Manager, Momentum Logistics
10:45AM - 11:15AM
Leading fleet owners and managers discuss how they have turned their operations into growing businesses. They will also discuss the steps and technology they have adopted to maximise uptime and save costs – and crucially how to win contracts when prices are low.
11:15AM - 11:30AM
11:30AM - 12:15PM
12:15PM - 12:30PM
12:30PM - 12:50PM
12:50PM - 1:10PM
1:10PM - 1:30PM
1:30PM - 1:45PM
An overview of existing challenges, sources of funding, TCO and client risk management, need for alignment with institutional providers, and preparation for future regulatory change
1:45PM - 3:00PM
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The Truck & Fleet Middle East Conference offers you a chance to reach out to all relevant industry professionals as well as key government representatives. Engage with a captive audience of decision makers and influencers, who are involved in specifying products and services that you supply.
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05 Dec 2019
Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ghaya Grand Hotel
+971 4 375 5470
Dubai Studio City
Office 207 – 209, Building 3
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