Similar to Amazon, JD.com (Jingdong) now plans to offer distribution customer service to Chinese customers. The Chinese e-commerce firm will utilize its company app for logistics and distribution efforts. Corporate strategy has replicated Amazon in that internal infrastructure/technology mechanisms are available to other industries and shippers using the digital platform. “This marks the next step in leveraging the nationwide logistics network that JD has built over the past decade, to expand the range of services available to our users,” said Zhenhui Wang, CEO of JD Logistics.Parcel shipping will include electronics and other valued luxury goods. Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou customers may now send Jingdong products within mainland China.
Reliable Travel for Goods to Destination
Based on a recent JD.com survey of urban professionals, 74% of respondents valued a same-day, reliable mechanism for product delivery. Customers may utilize both the JD.com app and WeChat for scheduling needs. Jingdong infrastructure is currently in place.JD.com recently launched an ancillary venture to develop automation technology and urban logistics. This initiative, a new research center in Xiongan, China, targets Smart cities in China. The Urban Smart Logistics Institute is tasked with:
Urban Logistic Hub Planning
Urban Logistics System Design
Big Data Platforms
Cloud Computing Platforms
Environmentally-Friendly Logistical Solutions for Underground/Ground Systems
Both initiative are currently active. As China’s largest online retailer, JD.com is a member of the Fortune Global 500 and remains the country’s #1 e-commerce platform. Both local and international brands are offered through the digital website. With the advent of logistical delivery technology, Jingdong has brought all product lines to the Chinese consumer in real time. Same-day delivery value will be guaranteed. Products remain under warranty with customer satisfaction, similar to Amazon, driving the corporate model.
Before Malcolm CasSelle became CIO for in-game asset seller OPSkins, he served as CTO and president of New Ventures for Tronc Inc. A experienced entrepreneur, executive, and investor CasSelle had made some rounds before settling with OPSkins. His first foray was a web-based start-up called NetNoir which he co-founded. His storied career has taken him across the sea to Hong Kong. He has served as founder, CEO, and top-level exec for numerous firms. His work focusing on social media, payment solutions, and even web design. CasSelle is now reclaiming the title of president with the formation of a new market platform called WAX. WAX, or Worldwide Asset eXchange, is a P2P market that consists of a network of games.
P2P stands for player to player, and in WAX’s system such trades can be made cross game. This means assets purchased from one game can be sold for assets from another. A big deal in the gaming world. OPSkins is currently a global leader in digital in-game wares, which makes WAX a profitable step to take. What makes WAX magical is the concept of blockchain technology. Blockchain tech is slowly changing the entire face of cryptocurrency, and opening the doors to a wide variety of possibilities. Chief among them being the operation of sales in a decentralized market.
Blockchains eliminate fraud by ensuring the members of a transaction are legitimate. It does this by compositing lists of transaction data for users, identifying any and all examples of unscrupulous behavior. Those records allow prospective buyers to be duly warned. According to CasSelle the possibilities for WAX do not stop there.
Malcolm CasSelle was an early stage investor in Bitcoin and Facebook. He has always had a good understanding of the ebb and flow of digital markets. Blockchains’ ability to open up decentralized markets is the future of virtual companies. WAX could be at the forefront of what makes cryptocurrency cross the threshold of mainstream. All it takes is for gaming giants to take interest and create their own marketplace.
Guilherme Paulus is a man that is not afraid to have big dreams. Although, his original dream was to become a doctor. He was not able to pursue this dream of his because his parents did not have the financial means to back him up at the time.
Guilherme Paulus has narrowed the keys to success down to a few traits that are necessary for almost any profession.
– Do not be afraid to risk
– Be optimistic
– Be determined
– Love what you do
This is advice from one of the best and most successful businessmen in all of Brazil. Guilherme Paulus has been honored and recognized by various international Governments. The Government of France honored him in 2012 for his many contributions to the development of tourism in France. For the internationally recognized businessman, customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance. For Guilherme, the customer is the coffee, the lunch, the dinner, and the gas. When you get a customer, you get a friend.
The successful entrepreneur did not start off successful. He began by working for IBM. He soon realized that calculations and numbers were not for him. He saw an ad in the local newspaper that was placed by the Casa Faro travel agency, and they were looking to hire a salesman. Guilherme quickly accepted the offer and began to explore his talents in the travel and tourist industries. During a trip, he met a politician named Carlos Vicente Cerchiari. The politician noticed how talented Guilherme was and offered him a partnership for the two to found their own travel agency. Guilherme agreed and proceeded to co-found the CVC travel agency with Carlos in 1972. Carlos left the business venture after four years and sold his shared to Guilherme Paulus.
At 86 years old, the CEO and Chairman of OSI Group Sheldon Lavin is one of the oldest executives worldwide. He is the most prominent figure at OSI and has been at the heart of the company’s operations since the 1980’s. In fact, he is the force behind the strategic global growth of the century-old company founded by Otto Kolschowsky. Sheldon Lavin is one of the leading executives who came from humble backgrounds to run the most successful businesses, in this case, a leading figure in the food industry. Lavin’s tenure at OSI Group began in the 1970’s when he joined the entity as a partner. During the decade, he vigorously pushed for the company’s global growth agenda. It is from his interest in initiating global growth that Lavin rose to the position of the chief executive officer in the 1980’s.
While he was entering OSI Group in the 1970’s, Lavin had experience in the investment and banking industry. This set of knowledge was critical at the time since the enterprise needed an experienced executive who would discuss international deals. At this time, Lavin had already acquired half ownership of the company and had 100% control vote. But his mission wasn’t to stay at the company, but to help it grow globally. This prompted Sheldon Lavin to start a series of international mergers and acquisitions as part of his strategic growth agenda and more
Before his entrance, OSI was majorly dealing with the supply of fresh beef. After his entry, the company diversified its interests to cover broader components of the food industry such as poultry production. The first decade of the new millennium was the best time for OSI to expand its poultry business. It first started with partnering or acquiring poultry companies in the US, then broadened to partnering with international companies.
Indeed, the credit of transforming the OSI Company to its current top status in the food production sector goes to Sheldon Lavin. Throughout his tenure as the company’s senior executive, Lavin has provided strategic leadership aimed at expanding the company’s growth through mergers. Since Lavin has no plans to retire from the top executive role, OSI Group will continue with its global partnership deals and cement its rank in the food industry.
Tony Petrello is a corporate executive and a philanthropist. He is the CEO of Nabors Industries, the largest oil drilling firm in the United States. Tony Petrello has led this firm since 2011. In this duration, the company has jumped into the number one drilling firm globally by recording huge return every year. Petrello initially joined the firm in 1992 as the chief operating officer of the company.
He has worked in various senior management positions before being appointed the CEO. As a philanthropist, he has supported various vital causes in different sectors such as medicine and education. He is behind the development of the first neurological research center in the world. The center is located at the Texas Children’s Hospital.
Before joining Nabors Industries, Tony Petrello was working as a lawyer in a law firm known as Baker & McKenzie. He used to deal with taxation and arbitration. While working in this field, he developed a passion for finances which would lead him to Nabors Industries. He only worked as a lawyer for a few years before joining Nabors industries. Nabors industries was a client at the Baker & McKenzie law firm. Being a brilliant lawyer, the management of Nabors saw great potential in Tony Petrello and decided to hire him. Anthony Petrello was now was a mathematician turned lawyer and now a corporate executive. This was a huge twist of events that no one would have expected from him.
Nabors Industries has a long history. It was started in 1968 as oil, natural gas, and geothermal drilling equipment contractor. The company deals with off-shore drilling. The company now operates in 25 countries and is the biggest on-land drilling from around the world. The company headquarters are in Texas, where Petrello currently lives with his wife Cynthia and they have a daughter known as Carena.
Apart from his work with Nabors industries, Tony Petrello is trying his hand in philanthropy. He has so far supported hundreds of people through funding to various initiatives. Petrello has made a fortune from his career and now, he is focused on giving back to the community by availing humanitarian support to the people in need. His biggest achievements go to the development of the neurological research center at Texas Children Hospital. This is a center that is intended to come up with a treatment for neurological disorders in children. His daughter Carena is a victim of neurological disorders which he suffered at birth. Petrello hopes that by supporting this research, the lives of his daughter and hundreds of other similar children will be restored to normalcy.
Indeed, if there was a hall of fame for hoteliers, then Shiraz Boghani’s name would be on it in a prominent status. He would probably even be a first-ballot inductee. Once you study him, you realize that man takes hospitality to a whole new level and has had an illustrious career in the hotel industry.
He actually started breaking ground in the hotel industry a long time ago, in the early 1990’s. A native of London, Shiraz Boghani was the first hotelier to introduce limited service branded hotels during that decade. Since then, Boghani has kept busy, introducing 25 such projects over the years.
Currently, he is the chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group, and in this role he is dedicated to instilling a positive growth strategy in the business and helping it continue to thrive for the long remainder of the 21st Century. Shiraz Boghani continues to expand the Splendid Hospitality Group, and he has done so not only by his excellent leadership but by surrounding himself with only the best people. Engineers, doctors, logistical experts and construction professionals are all dedicated to building only the best hotels for the Splendid Hospitality Group. It is a credit to Shiraz Boghani’s dedication that he is able to inspire such loyalty across the board.
If he had this track record alone, he would be seen as a far superior hotelier businessman. However, what is perhaps surprising is that these have not been his crowning achievement during his illustrious hotel career. No, he reached the pinnacle of success in the hotel industry in 2016.
It was during that year he was awarded the Hotelier of the Year at the Asian Business Awards banquet. This prestigious award is judged by a number of experts, including noted journalist Amit Roy, investment banker Jitesh Gadhia, and well-known executive Shailesh Solanki among others.
Shiraz Boghani was honored to have all of his hard work recognized, but he also had the humility to realize that he did not go on the journey alone. During his acceptance speech, he noted how if it wasn’t for the stellar executive team in place at Splendid Hospitality, he wouldn’t be where he is today. He gave special thanks to Splendid Hospitality CEO Stuart Bailey. There is no doubt that Shiraz has come a long way since his days as a struggling young accountant in the UK fresh off the boat in 1969!
Adam Milstein is a well-known and respect real estate investor in the United States. He is also an advocate for the promotion of the Jewish culture in the Israeli-American community. Apart from his lucrative career in real estate investment, he has a passion for philanthropy. This can be witnessed by the number of organizations which he is associated with or supports.
Milstein was born in Israel, where he grew up before moving to the United States. Adam MIlstein was born of immigrant parents, and he later joined the Israeli Defence Forces when he was old enough. In fact, while at the IDF, he served during the Yom Kippur War that took place in 1973.
When he moved to the United States, Milstein studied for his MBA at the University of South Carolina. After graduating with an MBA in entrepreneurship, he ventured into real estate brokering. After a successful career as a broker, he decided to try his hands at real estate investment. That is how his company, pacific Properties, came about.
Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation
Milstein decided to establish the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation in order to offer support to young Israelis and various organizations that support his ideologies. The foundation offers financial support towards consultations, development and partnerships with a view to promote Jewish education and culture. Led by Milstein’s three principles of philanthropy, the foundation has helped promote pro-Israel advocacy in the United States and other parts of the world. His three principles include active philanthropy, life path impact, and philanthropic synergy. In order to make more impact on the lives of others, for instance, Milstein’s foundation supports projects aimed at all stages of life. They have projects that target adolescents, adults, and the elderly and so on.
Apart from his foundation, Milstein is also involved in other positions. He is a board member in various organizations including Hasbara Fellowships, StandWithUs, AISH Los Angeles, and the Israel on Campus Coalition among others. He is also one of the founders of the Israeli-American Council.