The Logistics Council
- Mark ParlaneSenior Vice President Contract Logistics, Asia Pacific, Kuehne + NagelMark ParlaneSenior Vice President Contract Logistics, Asia Pacific, Kuehne + Nagel
Mark Parlane is responsible for Contract Logistics across Asia Pacific. Mark is based in Singapore.
Kuehne + Nagel is a global transport and logistics company based in Schindellegi, Switzerland. It was founded in 1890, in Bremen, Germany, by August Kühne and Friedrich Nagel. It provides sea freight and airfreight forwarding, contract logistics, and overland businesses.
Prior to joining Kuehne + Nagel Mark was with regional supply chain solutions providers Linfox, and before then with Exel and Tibbett & Britten (now taken over by DHL) in a career that has seen him based in the UK, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York, and now Singapore.
Mark has spent over 25 years in the logistics industry and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration degree from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Mark is married with 1 child.
- Xavier Perello PairadaManaging Director, South and South East Asia, SSI SchaeferXavier Perello PairadaManaging Director, South and South East Asia, SSI Schaefer
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Xavier started his career with a major Material Handling Company in Spain in 1994 and later moved to Singapore in 1997; he joined SSI Schaefer by 2000 to run the South East Asia operations and to later become the Managing Director for SSI Schaefer Hub Asia. He has built up his career and helped SSI Schaefer to be the market leader in the region.