Milind Balaji is Director of Global Distribution and Services in Georgia-Pacific’s Packaging and Cellulose division and is responsible for a range of initiatives spanning procurement of warehousing and terminal services globally, break-bulk operations and plant-to-customer optimization, including product quality in the supply chain.
Milind's team is tasked with helping bring structural change to streamline post-manufacturing operations while always looking to seek, learn and potentially implement disruptive technologies and methods that gain competitive advantage. Keeping the customer experience at the core of all efforts is critical to his mandate within Georgia-Pacific.
Upon joining Georgia-Pacific, Milind started in the Marine Logistics group before moving to the global supply-chain organization.
Prior to working at Georgia-Pacific, Milind worked in the frozen proteins industry with Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. in international logistics.
Milind has a degree in Public Policy Analysis and Human Resources from Indiana University and a Masters in Business Administration from Mercer University.
Following on from the sector updates presented in the previous session, this panel will look at what this outlook means for the breakbulk industry who will be servicing these projects moving forward. With a shift in projects, comes new unique requirements from skillsets to workforce, legislation, and funding - all serious considerations the industry needs to tackle. Our panellists will delve deeper into what they believe are the key areas to focus on and highlight potential gaps that could affect their ability to effectively service the changing nature of projects.
Session Sponsored by Cordstrap
Wednesday 27 September 12:20 - 13:10 Main Stage