Harry Stones | Swire Shipping Pte Ltd
Mr. Stones is the Head of Trades North America for Swire Shipping Pte Ltd. He joined the John Swire & Sons organization in 2014 on their Management Program. He then subsequently joined Swire Shipping in Singapore as an assistant trade manager as his first role.
Mr. Stones since worked and lived in New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Singapore (again) before moving into this new role here in North America, all for the Swire Shipping company. His roles have varied from a Trade Manager of our domestic shipping line in New Zealand, commercial manager of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, running pricing across the Pacific Islands, setting up our Sun Chief service connecting Vietnam to the USA to now overseeing our North American trade portfolio. This portfolio includes our acquisition from July 2022 of Westwood Shipping Lines, and our SoCal shipping trade, USWC to Pacific Islands (Polynesia Line).
As part of the Swire Group of businesses, they are afforded the luxury of taking the long-term view. Their footprint here in the United States spans Swire Properties, Swire Bulk, Swire Water, Swire Coca Cola, Haeco Americas, US Cold Storage and Cathay Pacific. The group is still owned by the same family carrying the Swire name, based in London, U.K. entering their 206th year of operations.
Harry Stones holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from Durham University in the U.K.
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Registration & Event Information:
|Location||La Quinta Inn & Suites|
|1425 E 27th St Tacoma, WA 98421|
|Schedule||11:15 am Registration & networking|
|11:30 am Lunch served|
|12:00 pm Event|
|Cost||$25 prepaid for members|
|– 3 days prior to the event|
|– Drawing is an additional $5 for 6 tickets|
|– Additional $10 for walk-in members, member sales on day of event, and non-members|
|Registration||Register online, by email, or fill out the registration form|
The TCT meets September through June on the second Monday of every month for networking, lunch and dynamic speakers on important issues to the transportation industry. Members, their guests and others are invited.