Event Details

This webinar aims to provide an understanding of the manufacturing situation in China and its impact on operational activities, supply chains and employees.

We are honoured to have the speaker from China - Mr. David Collins, Chief Executive Officer at China Manufacturing Consultants (CMC) Pte. Ltd., a consulting firm specialising in providing business solutions to companies involved with global supply chain and manufacturing activities in China, to facilitate this webinar.

Objectives of the Webinar

Why Should You Attend The Webinar?

TAPA Asia Pacific is looking to provide Coronavirus Impact Webinar to its members.


Logistics Services Providers (LSPs) and companies with supply chain activities in China are required to have a reasonable understanding of:


The Impact of Coronavirus on Manufacturing

·      How quickly will this end?

·      Will the virus cause my factories to shut down for an extended period?

·      How long will the 'Chinese New Year' slowdown last this year?

·      Will my staff be safe if they need to visit China (or are based there)?

·      What will we do if key suppliers can't fulfill my orders?

·      Should our company move some or all of its production out of China?

Who Should Attend The Webinar?

Logistics Directors, Logistics Managers, Logistics Procurement Managers, Security Managers and Security Service Providers with supply chain activities in China.

Admission Fee

Free for TAPA APAC Members
Member Price Free

About the Speaker

  • David Collins (Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of China Manufacturing Consultants)

    David Collins

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of China Manufacturing Consultants

    Mr. David Collins is a world-class proven expert in leadership, lean manufacturing and employee engagement. With over 30 years of manufacturing experience in automotive, aerospace, computer, furniture and chemical industries, Mr Collins has held several leadership positions with international assignments for numerous global leading automotive and electronics suppliers and manufacturers. He has helped set up five manufacturing facilities from scratch (in the US, Canada, Mexico), including a 450 million USD project.

    As CEO of CMC, his expertise is in reducing costs, improving quality, and getting better delivery of product for clients operating in the Chinese market. Mr. Collins’ greatest accomplishment is creating lean organizations that are able to sustain recognized performance well after he left them. In two other assignments, he was able to be part of the team that transformed facilities targeted for closure into high performing teams that continue to operate today.

    view more

How to Install Zoom

Go to the Zoom software download page - https://zoom.us/download

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.


Connect with 25 people attending this event