The “Forum for the Best Logistics and Supply Chain Management Practice in the Pearl River Delta” was co-hosted by the Centre for Logistics Technology and Supply Chain Optimization, Li&Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management of The Chinese University and the Research and Development Center for Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Tsinghua Shenzhen Graduate School on March 17, at Wuzhou hotel, in Shenzhen. There were more than 500 persons attended. The purpose of the forum is to offer a communication platform for those who take interest in logistics and supply chain management practice, to share successful experience and managerial insights, and further to discuss the vision and new mechanism of corporation between Shen Zhen and Hong Kong companies.
The forum was co-hosted by Prof. Yan Houmin, director of the centre for Logistics Technology and Supply Chain Optimization, Li&Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management and Prof. Lin Gongshi, vice-president of Tsinghua Shenzhen Graduate School. Prof. Liu Wenhuang, dean of Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University and Prof. Li Duan, Department head of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, as well as Prof. Cheung Waiman, Associate Dean of Faculty of Business Administration attended the forum.
In the forum, Mr. Tommy Lui, CEO of IDS Logistics International Limited and Prof. Chen Youhua, professor of Dept of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management shared their visions on the Hong Kong logistics development and Shenzhen port economics, respectively. On behalf of the project team of the R&D Center for Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Prof. Chen reported the findings in analysing recent development of Shenzhen and Hong Kong ports, in particular, their current status, existing gap and future. In addition, Prof. Chen proposed how to implement Shenzhen virtual free trade zone with the aid of IT technology. His talk was reported by Hong Kong Ta Kung Pao. The other invited speakers were from logistics industry of Shen Zhen, who sequentially addressed the issues of modern citywide distribution, distribution in TV manufacturing industry, as well as the modern outsourcing concept, all of which were appreciated by participators as well.
研讨会由物流技术和供应链优化中心主任严厚民教授，与清华大学深圳研究生院副院长林功实教授主持。清华大学深圳研究院刘文煌院长，香港中文大学系统工程与工程管理学系系主任李端教授, 以及香港中文大学工商管理学院副院长张惠民教授出席。利丰集团利和国际物流有限公司总经理雷瑞强先生作了名为“Offshore Distribution Centre in China– Optimizing International Supply Chain”的演讲。香港中文大学系统工程与工程管理学系陈友华教授代表中文大学和清华大学物流与供应链管理技术研发中心课题组作了名为“对深圳港区物流发展战略的几点思考”的演讲。他对深圳港区物流发展的现状，差距与前景作出了详实的分析。提出了利用IT 实现深圳虚拟保税港区的设想。该发言被大公报等媒体引述报道。来自深圳业界的多名资深人士也分别就城内配送，彩电行业以及外包的依赖性等物流业实践经验和与会人士分享心得。来自深港及珠三角业界人士与专家学者500余人汇聚一堂，与会者踊跃发言，研讨会气氛非常热烈。