Luke Arie pointed out, participants still need to consider a host of factors related to managing bulk wine shipments. In his presentation titled “Shipping Wine Responsibly,” Arie detailed how producers could calculate and reduce their carbon footprint, as well as how they can take simple, practical steps like recycling Flexitanks after a shipment.
*** About Luke Arie ***
Regional Sales Manager, California & Bulk division Luke Arie is the California & Bulk Wine Regional Sales Manager at JF Hillebrand USA, which is part of the JF Hillebrand Group, a company specialized in global logistics for beers, wines and spirits. JF Hillebrand USA transports 2.5 million bottles of beer, wine and spirits into, out of, or across the country. Luke has over 15 years of experience in third party shipping and logistics. A native of Texas, Luke received his BS in Maritime Administration from Texas A&M University before joining Trans Ocean, the liquid bulk division of the JF Hillebrand Group in 2009. In 2014 he joined the JF Hillebrand USA team in California to focus on bulk wine and import cased goods accounts in the state. Luke is based out of the JF Hillebrand USA branch in Benicia and he currently resides in Napa with his family.
*** About IBWSS SF Conference ***
No show offers buyers a greater opportunity to meet producers who offer private label wine, spirits, bulk wine, bulk spirits and contract manufacturing. IBWSS is the ONLY show in the US that will bring the world to you. Over the course of two days leading figures from the global and US wine industry will share their advice, insights, and experiences on how bulk wine and spirits can help grow your private label and branded product business. The event will include a combination of conference sessions and workshop-style sessions. IBWSS buyers are other wineries and distilleries looking to meet up their demand, Importers, Retailers, and Distributors looking for private label programs, negotiants who are looking to meet the growers and producers. Get your visitor pass today and meet the leading bulk and private label suppliers from all over the world. Know More At: www.ibwsshow.com
***About the Organisers: Beverage Trade Network***
Beverage Trade Network is one of the world's leading networks for beverage, wine, spirits and beer importers, distributors, producers and related companies. Our database and directory listing of the world's leading beer, wine, spirit and non-alcoholic drink producers provides our importers and distributors an advantage to source and innovate their portfolios.