By Cliffsimeon Akalonu
As all is set to address some of the issues battling cargo transportation in Nigeria, stakeholders will once again gather for the 2018 edition of the annual conference & exhibition (HAULMACE 2018) of Haulage & Logistics magazine, scheduled to take place on Wednesday the 3rd of October.
The theme of HAULMACE 2018 is “Safety of Life & Property: Imperative for cargo transportation on Nigerian Road”. HAUMACE 2018 will hold at the City Hall, Catholic Mission Street, Lagos Island, Lagos.
HAULMACE is an annual event for the haulage and logistics community in Nigeria that started in year 2014. HAULMACE is the biggest gathering of decision makers in the industry.
The event, organized by Haulage & Logistics Magazine, is aimed at providing a platform for stakeholders to deliberate and find solutions to pressing issues affecting the industry.
According to the organisers, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, will deliver the keynote address for HAULMACE 2018. The organisers say “In view of the importance of the theme of this year’s HAULMACE, the FRSC boss has confirmed that he will be available to personally present the keynote address at the event”.
Apart from the FRSC boss who will present the keynote address, foremost petroleum marketing giant, Total Nigeria Plc, will also present a paper at the event on the topic “Sustaining a culture of safety in wet cargo transportation on Nigerian roads: It should be noted that “Total Nigeria PLC, has absolute commitment to safety which has enable it to record accident free distribution of its products over the years”.
Also, Com. Regha Verere Tesman (FRSC Rtd.), who is the Head of Safety Department, ABC Transport PLC will present paper on the topic ‘Achieving a Complete Safety Culture in Cargo Transportation on Nigerian Road: The ABC Transport PLC experience.
The aim of HAULMACE 2018 is to bring every stakeholder in cargo transportation and supply chain management in Nigeria together to avail them the opportunity of deliberating on how a culture of safety can be developed and entrenched on Nigerian roads.
After attending HAULMACE 2018, every stakeholder in the cargo transportation on Nigerian roads is expected to be safety conscious and also go away with practical actionable steps to promoting and entrenching a culture of safety in their various organizations. HAULMACE 2018 promises to be the biggest and most important gathering of haulage and logistics professionals in Nigeria this year.
Those expected to attend the event include Chief Executives of haulage companies, supply chain managers and logistics directors of various organizations.
Other qualified participants include Managing Directors/Chief Executives of companies, Executives and members of various associations in the haulage industry, such as NARTO, PTD, NUPENG, AMATO, and Corporate Fleet Truck Owners among others.
Other expected participants are Safety personnel and experts, relevant law enforcement/governmental agencies, banks and other financiers of haulage assets as well as Insurance Companies etc.