UAE’s efficiency in Fleet Operations is becoming a growing need among fleet management companies, announces organizer of Land Fleet Operations 2011



To obtain competitive advantages, “getting more for less” is seen gaining more concerns across the board members in majority of the companies involve in fleet management. Specifically created to address the latest issues and challenges, the forum will discuss wide-ranging topics on the latest approaches and technologies in fleet operations such as ways to increase operational efficiencies, methods to maximise the use of resources, safety and security aspects, and much more.

Dubai taxiDelivering key insights towards achieving a solid fleet operation regime, this forum produces solutions and results to the attendees. It is a unique forum caters for practitioners in the industry to achieve desired end-to-end bottom line results.

Scheduled to be held on the 8th and 9th of May 2011 at Hyatt Regency Dubai, the Land Fleet Operations Forum will bring participants to look into the challenges facing each of the stakeholders in fleet operating companies, explore latest developments, investigate strategy and look at case study examples from a regional and international perspective that encourages creative idea generations and executions.

The conference will be chaired by Mr Alexander Borg who is the Regional Director of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Middle East, UAE which is also the proud endorser of this conference. He goes on to comment, “The logistics and Transport industry has become one of the key drivers of the economic activity in UAE and GCC. With the recent boom in trade activity in UAE Region without modern transportation networks and warehousing facilities would not have been possible. For nations such as the UAE, Oman and Bahrain, logistics is also far more than just a facilitator for other industries. It constitutes a major industry sector and contributor to GDP in its own right. Events like this sort will continue creating  awareness to promote best practice in the region and pave the way for enhancing professionalism in our sector.”

Other speakers to this conference include an International Presentation by Mr Deepak Gupta , General Manager – Supply Chain of PepsiCo, India , local key speaking presentations by Mr Shashi Shekhar, Founder of Supply Chain and Logistics Group (SCLG), Middle East, Mr Tom Nauwelaerts, Managing Director of Al Futtaim Logistics, UAE , Eng. Ali Bahzad , Director – Limo and Taxi Services of MOWASALAT, Qatar, Mr Vikas Bansal Head of Logistics of Nikai Group, UAE who was also awarded Logistics Manager of the Year (SCATA 2008) , Mr Suhail Sheibany Logistics HSSE Manager,  Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Oman, Avis, UAE and Mr Samir Bennegadi , Executive Director, Emirates Transport, UAE.

Mr Suhail adds on, ” This is the great opportunity for Land Transport Fleet Operators to learn from the technology and best practices that can be used to sustain the competitive market, increase revenue and to enhance operational safety. My presentation focuses mainly on how to influence Drivers Behavior, Heart & Mind, and Effective Controls  in order to realize Cost benefit in the Fleet Business “.

This conference is also endorsed by the Supply Chain and Logistics Group Middle East.