Wednesday, 7th November 2012 from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PMPanel HKCEC, Level 5, Hall F-G, Opal Room Retail Summit
Outsourcing vs owner/self operated logistic operations
Difference between logistics for in-store and online store operations andhow they can be better managed
Ideas for reducing costs including duties and taxes of logistics and warehousing in Asia
Efficient global supply chains and how to utilise expansions
Goodman Japan Limited | President & CEO
Paul is Chief Executive Officer of Goodman Japan Limited. In this role Paul is responsible for Goodman's Japan platform consisting of 60 real estate professionals operating across land acquisition, development, construction management, property management and fund management in the Japanese logistics real estate sector.
Over the last 16 years Paul has gained experience in investment banking, acquisition, finance, development and fund management, including the last 5 years living in Tokyo, Japan. Paul commenced his professional career in Perth, Western Australia in chartered accounting before joining the Bank of Scotland in Sydney where he specialized in real estate and private equity prior to joining Macquarie Bank in Sydney in 2004.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) and a Bachelor of Laws both from the University of Western Australia, and a Masters of Finance from Macquarie University in Sydney.
Goodman is a world leading, integrated commercial and industrial property group listed on the Australian Stock Exchange that owns, develops and manages real estate including warehouses, large scale logistics facilities, business parks and office buildings.
Goodman has over 890 staff in 32 offices around the world with operations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and North America. Goodman currently has over 1,500 customer relationships and manages over US$20 billion of real estate assets primarily on behalf of large, institutional investors.
Prologis Inc. | SVP, Client Relation, Asia
Nathan Paine is Senior Vice President, Client Relations, Asia for Prologis. In his previous role, he was Senior Vice President, Head of Operations for Prologis Japan and oversaw operations for all assets throughout Japan, Singapore and Korea.
Mr. Paine joined the firm in 2007 as Vice President of Transactions & Business Development, before becoming Chief Operating Officer in 2009 for Japan, Korea and Singapore. Previously, he worked in several management roles at DHL, covering the contract logistics service offering for the entire Japan network. He has been a resident of Japan since 1997.
Mr. Paine earned his Certified Property Manager qualification from IREM and is fluent in Japanese. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Dartmouth College.
Prologis is the leading global provider of industrial real estate, offering customers approximately 565 million square feet (52.5 million square meters) of distribution space in markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company leases its operating portfolio of 3,061 industrial facilities in 21 countries to manufacturers, retailers, transportation companies, third-party logistics providers and other enterprises with large-scale distribution needs.
Prologis invests in properties located predominantly in the infill submarkets of its targeted markets. The company's portfolio comprises High Throughput Distribution (HTDPrologis) facilities-industrial properties built for speed located near key seaports, airports and major freeway interchanges. These facilities are essential to creating efficiencies in the global supply chain.
Prologis manages $44.9 billion in combined total assets. The company offers its customers and investors the most modern and geographically diverse platform of distribution space in the world, enhanced by unparalleled customer service and an unwavering commitment to sustainable development.
Bear Logi Co., Ltd. (Japan) | CEO
Matthew Zann is founder and CEO of Bear Logi Co.,Ltd., a logistics real estate and construction consulting company based in Tokyo. Prior to Bear Logi, he was Vice President of Investment and Development at J-REP (Currently Goodman Japan). Matthew first came to Japan in 1997 where he worked for the local government in Ibaraki Prefecture on a year-long training basis. He has 15 years real estate industry experience across infrastructure, leisure and industrial projects where he specializes in design, development and acquisition. He is passionate about achieving superior design-led outcomes for his clients and has served on a number of government and institutional urban design panels in Australia and is on the ULI Japan Council. He holds a Bachelor of Town Planning from the University of New England in Australia.
About Bear Logi Co.,Ltd
Bear Logi Co.,Ltd is a real estate company based in Tokyo Japan specializing in industrial and commercial property projects. We provide real estate investment advice, brokerage, property due diligence as well as full in-house design, project and construction management services. Bear Logi undertakes projects in Japan, China, Korea and Australia. Recently the company expanded into the property maintenance sector in Japan due to owners looking to drive down their capex and reduce portfolio risk. Bear Logi is a practical, humble and quality driven company that continues to deliver results based on our sound construction knowledge. Our clients include Global and Japanese logistics companies, global brands, property funds, private equity and institutional investors.