About the Instructor
Peter Bouwhuis has more than 35 years of industry and project freight experience. Educated as an electronic engineer and logistics manager, Bouwhuis is also a certified customs broker, customs compliance expert and European VAT expert.
He has been active as Assistant Vice President Transport & Logistics as well as Global Heavy Lift & Project Cargo Manager at ABB HQ in Zurich, Switzerland for the past 5-plus years. From 2000-2003, Bouwhuis worked as EMEA Manager Logistics for ABB LUMMUS GLOBAL (now CB&I Lummus). Prior to ABB, he was Vice President and Director of Projects and Co-Founder of EP-Team Inc. which was sold to BNSF Logistics. He held a senior position with Schenker Int. as Project Director Europe, and was CEO and founder of Skylon International Forwarders BV.
Bouwhuis has worked as senior logistics project specialist and consultant with EXEL Projects, and has been involved as a consultant and senior specialist in project logistics product trainer to ShippersForum. Bouwhuis started his career in the industry in the 1970s and has traveled and worked on projects in remote locations in more than 60 countries.