Conference Agenda

Tuesday, 30 January, 2018

Morning Registration and Coffee
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

Networking Welcome Lunch
Chairman’s Opening Remarks
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

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

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

Q&A – A Chance to Put Your Questions Forward to the Speaker Panel
Afternoon Refreshment Break
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

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

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

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