Conference Agenda

Tuesday, 30 January, 2018

08.30
Morning Registration and Coffee
 
 
09:30
Pre-Conference Workshop; Driving Supply Chain Chain Innovation, Transformation and a Better Customer Experience

Our pre-conference workshop has been designed to give you the chance to meet with other delegates before the conference kicks off. Take a deep dive into the benefits of IoT, supply chain innovation, project team collaboration and enhanced customer experiences with a leading digital supply chain expert.

Patrick Strauss, Digital Supply Chain Specialist and Visiting Professor, Cranfield University

 
 
12:30
Networking Welcome Lunch
 
 
13:30
Chairman’s Opening Remarks
 
 
13:45
Achieving Supply Chain Excellence in a Digital World

• Overall supply chain innovation strategy and implantation plan
• Gaining corporate buy-in, support and road-mapping
• Using digital technologies to build new value chains and to create unique customer experiences
• Successfully managing change and disruption

Nandu V.C., Executive Leadership -Supply Chain Innovation, Leading Automotive Manufacturer

 
 
14:15
Harnessing the Power of Digital Supply Chain Collaboration

• How have we connected internal and external stakeholders across the physical supply chain?
• Creating a digital supply chain network; including our physical, financial, talent and information supply chains
• Applying mobile, social media, analytics and cloud technologies to leverage information
• Problems and profit with increased transparency
• Sharing information and utilizing different data sets

Martin Corner, General Manager/Director Inbound Logistics, Nissan-Renault

 
 
14:45
Direct to the Customer: Creating a Customer-Centric Supply Chain

• Using technology to improve customer touch points with the supply chain
• Becoming market driven, not just demand driven
• Onmichannel sales and fulfillment through digital engagement
• A comparison of digital supply chains and retail/spending habits across different geographic locations

Alison Beard-Gunter, Continuous Improvement Manager, Accolade Wines

 
 
15:15
Q&A – A Chance to Put Your Questions Forward to the Speaker Panel
 
 
15:30
Afternoon Refreshment Break
 
 
16:15
Smart Transportation Management with IoT and Real-Time Analytics

• Transportation management and the movement of goods with high tech enablers
• Employing sensors and technology to make decisions based on real-time data
• How IoT and sensors are being combined with real-time analytics to great effect
• Enhanced efficiency and minimized risk with a 360 degree view of your supply chain
• What lessons can we take from IoT upgrades that can be applied across the whole supply chain?

Robert Mulatz, Executive Vice President, Bosch Solutions

 
 
16:45
Supply Chain’s Role in the Growing Aftermarket Business

• Even in times of big data, old school supply chain principles are key to business success
• How strategic MRP can increase competitiveness
• Change management - organizational behaviour to drive sustainability

Holger Kampshoff, Manager Business Transformation Program, Caterpillar

 
 
17:15
Overcoming Digital Logistics Challenges

• Energising people through behaviors and building a digital mindset
• Less is more, selecting what really matters, measuring and improving
• Empathy, define, ideate, prototype and test; starting by people not by system, how design thinking can help

Leonardo Marins, Logistics Innovation Lead, British American Tobacco

 
 
17:45
Q&A – A Chance to Put Your Questions Forward to the Speaker Panel
 
 
18:00
Chairman’s Closing Remarks followed by Networking Drinks Reception