Tim Smith
Global Business Development
Emergency & Relief Logistics

Tim Smith Kuehne+Nagel, in conversation with Julie Swann, associate professor, Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and co-director of the Health and Humanitarian Logistics Center at Georgia Tech, discussing Mr. Smith's thoughts on working in disaster response. Kuehne + Nagel supports humanitarian efforts of governmental, non-governmental and charitable organizations dealing with a wide range of local or regional emergencies. Kuehne + Nagel, which has experience handling long-term projects and ad-hoc crises, provides the ability to arrange transport, whether via sea, air or overland, partial or full charter; has 24/7 warehouse services and logistics handling capabilities at emergency sites; has local field specialists in Africa, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Caucasus, Central and Latin America, and Southeast Asia; and strategically located storage and warehousing, allowing immediate dispatch of emergency medical items, water purification kits, food and housing materials.

This interview took place on March 5, 2010 during the 2010 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference.

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