Webinar: Digital Transformation in the Cold Chain (Part 1)

Event Description

The cold chain industry as a whole has taken it’s time joining the rest of the world in transitioning to a digital business model. In this 1-hour webinar, Tom Weir, CSafe Global Chief Operating Officer and Patricia Cole, Global Head of DHL Global Forwarding Temperature Management Solutions and Same Day, will share with you:

  • Perspective on the historical pace of digital transformation in the cold chain
  • What has changed in recent years to make it more realistic
  • The steps to ensure success
  • Lessons learned from both of their organizations


Tom Weir, COO CSafe Global

Tom Weir, Chief Operating Officer for CSafe Global, leads CSafe’s engineering, product, service, supply chain, manufacturing and quality teams.

Mr. Weir brings more than 15 years of executive experience leading global engineering and operations teams. He has developed extensive expertise leading teams in Europe, Ukraine, Mexico, and Asia. His industry expertise includes aviation, cold chain logistics, payment systems, and clinical trial technology. Throughout his career, Mr. Weir has successfully led transformational strategic initiatives in operations, new product development, manufacturing, and service. His professional background includes technical leadership roles at Boeing, United Technologies (Sensitech division), and Crane Payment Systems (formally MEI).

Weir holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Kansas University and an M.B.A. from Rockhurst University. He also completed executive leadership training at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Patricia Cole

Patricia Cole, Global Head of DHL Global Forwarding Temperature Management Solutions Team and Same Day, wears multiple hats within the DGF organization, however, no matter which hat she is wearing her goal is simple to empower her leaders to differentiate themselves and drive measurable results.

Patricia’s current responsibility is the Global Head of the DHL Global Forwarding Temperature Mgmt Solutions Team and the Same Day. Patricia has been with DHL for 12 years.

DHL Global Forwarding Temperature Management Solutions Team is the nucleus of the global pharma vertical for DGF maintaining the validated and GxP compliant transportation platform and processes.

DHL Same Day is the expedited transportation and logistics solutions arm of DHL Global Forwarding. DHL Same Day is a global entity that services over 200 countries and territories with 3 support centers that operate 24/7/365.

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Live Event Recorded on July 14, 2020