OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2014) - The Global Trade & Logistics Deputy Sector Navigators for the Doing What Matters initiative will host a visiting delegation from China at the Port of Oakland on October 30, 2014, as part of its ongoing effort to build relationships and collaboration within and between the academic and business communities.
The twenty delegates represent China, City Wuhan Education Bureau, Wuhan Business University, and Jianghan University and are in the SF Bay Area to learn more about the operations of major cargo companies and the best practices in business logistics and supply chain management from the perspective of American companies, and to discuss the growth and future of Global Logistics.
"We are pleased to facilitate connection for this delegation with industry and academic leaders from the San Francisco East Bay global trade and logistics community," said Petural 'PJ' Shelton, Deputy Sector Navigator Global Trade and Logistics for the San Francisco 'Interior East Bay' region spanning San Francisco, Contra Costa and Marin counties. "We will be touring the world-class Port of Oakland facilities and sharing best practices in American third party warehousing facilities nearby."
"Our work is all about developing the talent needed in the critically important field of global logistics. We look forward to showcasing for our colleagues from China, some of the important industry partnerships we are forming, and having industry leaders share updates on key initiatives underway," expanded Leah Goold-Haws, Deputy Sector Navigator Global Trade and Logistics for the Far North Region.
The invitation-only event will take place in the Board Room at the Port of Oakland, from 8am-12noon on October 30, 2014. For directions and highlights afterward, go to www.doingwhatmattersgtl.org.
About Doing What Matters - Global Trade & Logistics
Doing What Matters works with leaders from global trade and logistics and San Francisco's East Bay Community Colleges to create programs and curricula that prepare students for today's dynamic, working world of global supply chain management. For more information or to discuss internships, partnership and apprenticeships, please go to: www.doingwhatmattersgtl.org. For information about global trade and logistics training, business and education within the far north California region, please go to: www.exportnorcal.com.