Ocean Network Express (“ONE”) conducted the first Global Stowage Planning Office (SPO) Summit during 10th and 11th December 2018 in Kumamoto, Japan.
The summit aims to improve stowage planning skills for its internal staff in more safety condition. The SPO that handles stowage planning on container vessels operated by ONE are dotted at several locations in the world.
11 representatives from 7 countries (8 locations), as well as 5 representatives from Global Head Quarter in Singapore including Managing Director, Yasuki Iwai, attended the summit.
ONE recorded minimized cargo operating time recently in Singapore which could be achieved by shared best practice from legacy companies and further effort to improve. Attendees discussed proactively about how ONE is able to improve skills on stowage planning by utilizing comprehensive global network.
On the last day as closing the summit, Yasuki Iwai selected “BEYOND BEST PRACTICE AS ONE” as the declaration of Kumamoto. As the best practice is already existed, ONE aims to go beyond its current standard. It was a great opportunity for attendees to learn about issues and measures that other region faces.
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