Astral Aviation and Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo support Flower Logistics Africa 2016 as key sponsors

Astral Aviation and Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo support Flower Logistics Africa 2016 as key sponsors

Oct 17, 2016: Flower Logistics Africa 2016 is pleased to announce Astral Aviation and Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo as major sponsors for the two-day conference to be held on November 8-9, 2016 at Radisson Blu, Nairobi, Kenya.

The conference under the theme “From farm to vase: Building sustainable cut flower supply chain”, in collaboration with Kenya Flower Council (KFC), has received significant response from various stakeholders from across the flower logistics ecosystem. The forum aims to put spotlight on the key issues and challenges involved in the cut flower supply chain.

Beyond the keynote address to be delivered by KFC’s CEO Jane Ngige, the conference will have a wide-range of speakers participating in key subjects related to flower transport. The speakers include Elizabeth Kimani, General Manager, Maasai Flowers - Sian Roses; John Kihia, Technical Manager, Oasis FloraLife; Christo van der Meer, Senior Supply Chain Consultant, Royal FloraHolland; Bimal Kantaria, Managing Director, Elgon Kenya; Chris McLean, Customer Relations and Project Manager, Panalpina Airflo; Sanjeev Gadhia, Founder & CEO, Astral Aviation; Jeroen van der Hulst, Director/Owner, Flower Watch; Jerome Heeve, Director, Aver Flora; Matthea van der Mollen, Manager East Africa, Royal FloraHolland; Jack Mwaura, Group Head of Commercial, Siginon Aviation; Parit Shah, Director, Silpack Industries; Peter Musola, Cargo Commercial Manager, Kenya Airways; Moussa Diop, Commercial Director for Inland Services West Africa, APM Terminals, among others.

The conference will offer attendees the chance to interact with shippers and their logistics partners for stimulating discussion on logistical bottlenecks stifling African flower exports in an open environment. These specially invited personalities have set the agenda for each day, sharing insights to help guide delegates into the next stage of their business.

For more details of the conference please visit logupdateafrica.com/fla2016

 

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