• April 19-21, 2023 | New Orleans, Louisiana
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Kevin Rottinghaus

deugro (USA), Inc.

Regional Tender Manager

Kevin draws on more than 25 years of experience in freight forwarding to deliver compelling technical solutions that control cost, enhance efficiency, maintain safety and compliance while reducing risk to concerned stakeholders. He is responsible for deugro’s tender management efforts in North America. In addition, he manages contract negotiations and insurance. His successful capture pursuits include CP Chem I, Cameron LNG, LyondellBasell PO/TBA, Golden Pass LNG, and REG GTB, among many others. Kevin earned a BBA in Finance from Baylor University, an MBA in International Marketing and Management from Thunderbird School of Graduate Management, is a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) by APICS, and CF-APMP by the Association of Proposal Management Professionals.

deugro is a highly specialized freight forwarder with a strong focus on turnkey logistics solutions for industrial projects. We have a proven track record in successfully executing projects of any magnitude, even under the most challenging conditions and requirements. deugro focuses wholly on identifying and solving clients’ specific needs with unique tailor-made solutions that fulfill all requirements. To deliver the best in both cost and performance, deugro serves as an extension of its clients in their respective supply chains. It provides ocean and inland waterway freight services, road and rail transportation as well as airfreight to almost any destination.

Sessions With Kevin Rottinghaus

Tuesday, 26 April

  • 10:45am - 11:30am (CST) / 26/apr/2022 03:45 pm - 26/apr/2022 04:30 pm

    Disruption Management: Breakbulk Shippers and Service Providers Come to Grips With the Next Normal

    Capacity rules the roost in 2022. Unprecedented congestion in the container market continues to distort breakbulk logistics even as the energy sector shows signs of recovery amid rising oil prices. As tonnage remains tight and rates climb, project and breakbulk shippers are struggling to find multipurpose capacity at reasonable costs, service is suffering, and securing reliable container transport, once almost an afterthought, can be an exercise in frustration. As capex spending recovers from the COVID slowdown, how will logistics executives navigate a market that has changed so profoundly from the pre-pandemic landscape? From forwarding bookings to finding skilled employees, all previous assumptions are on the table. This roundtable discussion will tackle the top-of-mind issues for project shippers and their service providers in this capacity-is-king environment.