2018 Agenda Day 3

Day 3 – Wednesday 6 June 2018

08:00-08:50 Registration & Refreshments

 

Track 1: Innovative Strategies in Supply Chain Planning & Management

08:50-09:00 Chair’s Opening Remarks

INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

09:00-09:30 Mastering Data Analytics to find value in supply chain & operations

  • Understanding key Data structures in value stream
  • Big Data and Medium data: Where to look  to mine and discovery value in data
  • Examples and stories drawn from Pharmaceuticals, Beers/Spirits, FMCG/CPG, Medical Technology , Distribution, Chemicals and Biotechnology

John Harhen, Owner, Orbsen Consulting

 

Track 2: New Logistics Models & Technologies

08:50-09:00 Chair’s Opening Remarks

INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

09:00-09:30 RFID and IoT: Technology, applications and challenges

  • What are the cost/benfit considerations?
  • Understand how IoT can be used to create much needed agility in the supply chain
  • Digitizing operations and introducing RFID in the supply chain

Stora Enzo Speaker to be announced

 

Interactive Roundtable Discussions

09:00-09:30 Roundtable Discussion 1 - Session to be announced

 

Track 1: Innovative Strategies in Supply Chain Planning & Management

09:30-10:30 Panel Discussion: Building a successful supply chain workforce​

  • Understanding the “mind of the Millennials”: Find out how you can accommodate their knowledge and approach
  • Find out what are the right skills needed for modern supply chain professional and how you can attract and retain that talent
  • What leadership workshops have other companies created?

10:30-11:00 ToolsGroup Session to be announced

 

Track 2: New Logistics Models & Technologies

INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

09:30-10:00 The contribution of a leading port to your business​

  • The changing role and approach of the PoR: from a traditional landlord and port authority to an integrated supply chain partner
  • Initiatives PoR is taking into digitalization to enable and facilitate fast, efficient, reliable supply chains for shippers

Steven Jan van Hengel, Sr. Business Manager Shippers & Forwarders, Port of Rotterdam

 

INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

10:00-10:30 Reducing labour costs whilst meeting increasing demand with dynamic work optimisation & digital automation​

  • Labour is the largest operating cost in most DCs and traveling between locations often accounts for as much as 50% of labour time.
  • Lucas’ Dynamic Work Optimisation (DWO) tool reduces travel time by up to 70%, resulting in increased productivity and lower labour costs.
  • The presentation will highlight how DWO achieves this, utilising features such as automated pick paths and smart location-based batching of orders, along with customer case studies on the benefits of DWO

Andrew Southgate, General Manager, EMEA, Lucas Systems

+ Customer to be announced

INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

10:30-11:00 Advanced technology implementation: Robots​

  • Moving towards robotisation of manufacturing sites and completely touchless factory operations: the case study of Adidas sewbot that can produce at a cost level that even low-cost countries can’t compete with
  • Automated warehouses:complete with drone picking and robotised pallet deliveries and storage
  • Commercially optimising robotics: HOW?

Adidas Speaker to be announced

 

Interactive Roundtable Discussions

09:30-10:00 Roundtable Discussion 2 - Session to be announced

10:00-10:30 Roundtable Discussion 3 - Engage directly with the smartest port in Europe to improve your supply chain

  • Get involved in a direct discussion with the port of Rotterdam; worlds smartest port!
  • We’ll provide an in depth look into our latest supply chain products
  • Take full advantage of the opportunity to get directly involved with the development of digital products to improve your supply chain

Steven Jan van Hengel, Sr. Business Manager Shippers & Forwarders, Port of Rotterdam

Martijn Thijsen, Sr. Business Manager Shippers & Forwarders, Port of Rotterdam

10:30-11:00 Roundtable Discussion 4 - China on the move...

  • Find out more about the major influencing trends that arise from the movement of export and import flows to understand how this could impact your business
  • How do you need to respond to these changes?

Johannes Nanninga, CEO, Guangzhou Port

 

11:00-12:00 Morning Networking Break

 

Track 1: Innovative Strategies in Supply Chain Planning & Management

INFO PROCESS & EXECUTION

12:00-13:00 Panel Discussion: Making collaboration across functions a reality​

  • How to run cross-functional meetings?
  • Find out what would be a successful end-to-end operating model?
  • Hear success stories of cross-functional collaboration

Iveta Kozlickova, Vice President Center of Supply Chain Expertise EMEA, Covestro

13:00-13:30 Flexport Session to be announced

 

Track 2: New Logistics Models & Technologies

INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

12:00-13:00 Panel Discussion: 3D Printing: Moving beyond the mere technology hype

  • Find out how companies positioned at the forefront of the industry are making best use of this innovative technology
  • How can it help produce custom-made products (hear real-life examples)?
  • How can it contribute to the tracking and tracing of shipments?
  • Find out what the tax implications are, to understand if this  could undermine operating efficiencies or returns on investment

Jacques Barry, Director, HP

    13:00-13:30 Session to be announced

     

    Interactive Roundtable Discussions

    12:00-12:30 Roundtable Discussion 5 Session to be announced 

    12:30-13:00 Roundtable Discussion 6 Session to be announced 

    13:00-13:30 Roundtable Discussion 7 Session to be announced 

     

    13:30-14:30 Lunch Networking Break

    Track 1: Innovative Strategies in Supply Chain Planning & Management

    INFO PROCESS & EXECUTION

    14:30-15:30 Panel Discussion: New business models of working with your suppliers

    • Understand how you can work with your supply base through the tiers to reduce risks and costs
    • New ways of securing finance
    • Collaborating with renewable technology providers: replacing employees by robots and other technologies creates a higher demand for electricity, which is increasingly generated by renewable sources (e.g Nike’s new European DC in Belgium uses 100% renewable energy)
    15:30-16:00 Bolloré Logistics Session to be announced

     

    Track 2: New Logistics Models & Technologies

    INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

    14:30-15:00 Icron Session to be announced 

    INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

    15:00-15:30 Orchestr8 Session to be announced

    INVESTMENT IN TECH: WHAT & HOW?

    15:30-16:00 Kinaxis Session to be announced

    16:00-16:30 Session to be announced

     

    Interactive Roundtable Discussions

    14:30-15:00 Roundtable Discussion 8 Kinaxis Session to be announced

    15:00-15:30 Roundtable Discussion 9 Session to be announced

    15:30-16:00 Roundtable Discussion 10 Session to be announced

    16:00-16:30 Roundtable Discussion 11 Session to be announced

     

    16:00-17:00 Closing Keynote Panel: Where to from now?

    • What are the key takeaways and next steps?
    • What are the key actions moving forward?
    • Top 5 must do action points to move from a hybrid supply chain to a digitised one and stay ahead of the game

     

    17:00 End of Conference