Logistics and Transportation Working Group

Group Charter

Today’s global supply chain and logistics leaders face unprecedented challenges. The group's mission is to equip executives in these fields with the information, insights and personal connections required to navigate the dynamic post-COVID L&T landscape.

Group Themes

At this time, L&T Group is focused generally on these five major themes:

  1. Geopolitics and global trade dynamics

  2. Modal capacities and constraints

  3. Innovation and Technology

  4. Climate Change and Sustainability

  5. Global risk and opportunity scenarios

Group Leader

Wolfgang Lehmacher

Director Emeritus, Supply Chain and Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum

 

Wolfgang Lehmacher is a thought leader, business angel, advisor, and practitioner in the supply chain and logistics space, working with stakeholders across the global supply chain ecosystem, from start-ups to asset owners and Fortune 50 companies – in upscaling and transforming their organizations.

During his career, Wolfgang has held numerous positions on the Board of Directors and other Advisory Boards in countries across the globe, playing an active role among major change initiatives in the industry. He has given over 100 speeches worldwide, is a regular contributor to FT, Forbes, Fortune, and BI, and he is also the co-author of more than 10 books (including The Global Supply Chain), 20 papers and 100 articles.

 

An Industry Advisor for Logistics to the Anchor Group as well as an Advisor of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), Wolfgang has also been Director and Head of Supply Chain & Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum, Partner and Managing Director (China and India) at the strategy firm CVA, President and CEO of GeoPost Intercontinental, the global expansion and investment vehicle of French La Poste. Prior, he was Head of Eastern European and Mediterranean Regions, and Country General Manager Switzerland at TNT

 

He is judge of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards and the Automotive Logistics Awards Europe, member of the Logistikweisen, a think tank under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry BMVI, and the Expert Network of the World Economic Forum. He is founding member of the Centre of Excellence for Global Emerging Supply Chain Technologies, launched by Reefknot, Kuehne and Nagel and SGInnovate, Singapore.

Member Profiles

Members are senior leaders in logistics and transportation roles with a keen interest in global trade dynamics and innovation. Member companies include Apple, Siemens, Telefonica, UPS, DHL, Hauwei and other peer organizations.

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