16th Global Supply Chain and Logistics Summit
23rd November 2023
Dubai, U.A.E.



Dr. Craig Voortman

Dr. Craig Voortman
International Advisor, SCLG

Dr Craig Voortman is a consultant, trainer, author, educator & businessman with global experience in the specialized fields of logistics, supply chain, transport, business strategy, procurement & project management. He has consulted to over 50 companies in last 20 years & provided high-impact training to over 10,000 people in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, & Far East – from entry-level to top-level executives. Companies consulted/ trained include Virgin Group, Mobily, SABIC, NCB Bank of Saudi Arabia, NMB Bank of Tanzania, MST (Azerbaijan), Kaefer (German), TDK Epcos (Zhuhai, China), Terrapinn (UK,Dubai & Singapore), Barloworld Logistics, UTi, Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Dimension Data, Unitrans, Transnet, Imperial, Nampak, Nedbank, Frito Lays, Steinhoff, Sealy Posturpedic, Panalpina, Grinaker Construction, Albany Bakeries, Tiger Brands, Sun Couriers, Al Ain Zoo (UAE), Petronet, Parsons & Cape Town Ports Authority. His globe-trotting has taken him to 30 nations & over 70 production plants in different industries worldwide. His interactive workshops combine professional knowledge, practical examples & sound presentation skills. Delegates enjoy his sense of energy & humour, two-way dialogue & practical ‘take home’ skills gained. Craig's international exposure & cultural sensitivity enable him to add value to companies & people in different cultural settings. A seasoned global conference speaker who has won numerous “best speaker awards”, he served as Co-Head/ Head of the largest academic logistics/transport/SCM department in the world at University of Johannesburg where he was privileged to work for 25 years. His 6 qualifications include an MBA (Wales), MA (Cum Laude) & D Phil (UJ). He is CEO of his own company which successfully established Voortman Cookies as a reputable global brand amongst South African retailers. He is Director of Procurement & Supply Chain Practice for the international body IABFM/ACPOP & Chairman of Saudi Roundtable of CSCMP

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