Course Objectives

In the recent coronavirus global threat, hundreds of people were killed and the sparking panic that sent a chill through the global economy. It has impacted the global supply chain negatively that run into billions of dollars losses in logistics delay and production stoppages.

TAPA recent survey shows that only 20% of the companies implement business continuity management. Those companies who identify specific supply risks and actively manage it, will find solutions or at least mitigate the impact.

This workshop will address that business continuity is a proactive plan to avoid and mitigate risks associated with a disruption of operations. It deals with the safety and restoration of critical personnel, locations, and operational procedures after a disaster, and is a part of business continuity planning.

Who Should Attend

Business Continuity and Procurement/Supply Chain professionals or anyone who is interested in business continuity management in the supply chain.

Award of Certificate

Successful participants who completed the assignments and pass the e-quiz will be awarded a certificate by TAPA-APAC and SIMM.

Program Highlights

Scope of Workshop :

  • Be ready for business continuity
  • Managing supply chain resilience
  • Plan and execute Business Continuity Management (BCM) strategies
  • Implementation and operations
  • Understand the supply chain risks in order to achieve supply chain resilience
  • Documentation providing auditable evidence
  • Performance evaluation of BCM strategies

About the Speaker

  • Elliot Lee (Managing Partner at LoF Consultants Pte. Ltd)

    Elliot Lee

    Managing Partner at LoF Consultants Pte. Ltd

    • Master of Business Administration, Leicester University, U.K.
    • Certified Adventure Learning Facilitator
    • Certified Behavioral and People Development Consultant
    • Licensed EOM™ (Experience Orientated Management) Facilitator
    • Licensed Values Grid™ Consultant, Australia
    • Certified Logistics & Supply Chain Professional, Asian Pacific Logistics Federation (APLF)
    • Completed MIT’s Approach to Design Thinking program
    • Completed INSEAD Decision Analysis Under Ambiguity program
    • Certified Trainer for Singapore Institute of Materials Management
    • Editor of: Add-Venture to Learning book
    Training Learning The Fun Way book
    Adventure Learning in Asia Research

    Elliot is a Managing Partner of LoF Consultants Pte. Ltd. In his learning journey and, at the age of 32, he has held global, regional and country positions ranging from engineering to global sales learning to talent development to management development consulting. In 2014, he was the speaker in both the Training and Development Congress in Singapore and in the 13th China National University Logistics Teaching Research Conference. He also lectured on Strategic Management in a diploma program and Train-the-Trainer program for pre-school master’s trainers. Elliot is an expert in Supply Chain Transformation and Business Continuity Management having implemented many projects in this area.

    Elliot has more than 20 years’ experience as a business consultant, facilitator, profiler and mentor, and trainer, working across all levels of staff and consultants with various business functions. Previously, he has worked in China for four years, gaining insights on China businesses and people. During the 4 years in China, he has to lead and manage joint venture partners, post-merger agenda between local partners, acquired companies into one company, offices consolidation and relocation across China, and all people & culture matters. His most recent was working in Saudi Arabia focusing on organization transformation initiatives.

    At the global level, Elliot led DHL Global Sales & Training Agenda such as: co-design, develop and deliver global sales processes training across various sales channels, co-design, develop and deliver customer relationships management tool, lead facilitator on global cross functional business unit one customer database project. He was the co-chair for Global Sales Learning and Development Council.

    Besides management development initiatives, Elliot led teams in ISO certification in both aviation (RSAF) and supply chain (YCH) industries. Elliot does consultancy to companies on process and compliances to national competency standards. One unique experience was in designing the airport employee competency framework in Saudi Arabia.

    Elliot has worked across many organizations and industries both locally and internationally, creating value to the organization’s business systems, structures, processes and people. Some of these organizations include Ascott Group, Changi Airports International, DHL, Coca-Cola, INTEL, Singapore Tourism Board, PSA Corporation Limited, URA, Ministry of Education, Hilton International, Philips Electronics Asia Pacific, Microsoft, Pharmacia Corporation, P&G Middle East, Nokia Asia Pacific, KPMG Malaysia, Heineken Taiwan, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Research International, National Semiconductors China, Saudi Airports, Sumitomo Chemical China, Tesco Property China and YCH Group.

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Admission Fee

TAPA APAC Member Rate

Free - based on your membership type to register and only authorised members can register:
Corporate Full - 3 slots
Corporate Lite - 1 slot
Security Service Provider - 3 slots
Independent Audit Bodies - 3 slots

Member Price Free
Non-Member Rate

Fee in USD

Standard Price $85

Training Terms and Conditions

TAPA Training Terms and Conditions.pdfdownload

About TAPA

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), a non-profit organization, is a unique forum that unites global manufacturers, logistics providers, freight carriers, law enforcement agencies, and other stakeholders with the common aim of reducing losses from international supply chains.

Founded in 1997, TAPA has three regions across the globe namely Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the Americas The Association has over 700+ members include many of the world's leading manufacturing brands as well as their logistics and transport providers with combined annual sales of over US$900 billion.

TAPA has developed Facility Security Requirements (FSR) for the Supply Chain, which includes warehouse security, Truck Security Requirements (TSR) for road transportation, Air Cargo (TACSS) and Food & Drugs security (FDFSR).

TAPA is moving quickly and effectively, promoting a worldwide security standard, sharing crime intelligence with its members and law enforcement partners and launching practical initiatives. The Incident Information Service (IIS) is a database of freight crimes occurring against the industry and TAPA members. The database stores incidents such as crimes of hijacking, robbery, warehouse burglary, fraud, theft from facilities and thefts from and of the vehicle & load.


So, how can TAPA help your business fight cargo crime?

  1. The Association's Security Requirements are recognised globally as the industry standard for cargo facility and transport security.
  2. TAPA's Incident Information Service (IIS) constantly captures and shares data, enabling you to use the latest cargo crime intelligence to avoid incident 'hotspots', protect your goods in transit and, if required, to report and trace stolen property.
  3. TAPA regularly consults at the highest level of relevant government departments and with law enforcement agencies to support the requirements of its members in their campaign to reduce crime
  4. Conferences in the Asia region bring together over 150 security specialists to listen to presentations on the latest solutions in the fight against crime, to share best practice and to network with like-minded companies.
  5. Quarterly newsletter communication, lobby groups and working parties

If you manufacture or provide transport and logistics services for high value products, TAPA membership should be critical to the success of your business, safeguarding your goods, ensuring customer orders are fulfilled and protecting your business reputation and financial performance.

TAPA statistics prove that its members are measurably reducing cargo crime compared to the rest of the industry. Read about our case studies on our TAPA website.


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