Your web browser is out of date! We recommend you update your browser to receive the best possible browsing experience.
Download your Brochure
Reserve your place

Tackling the Most Important Technology Issues Facing the Logistics Industry.

07:25 - 08:25
Registration Opens and Networking Coffee
08:25 - 08:30

eft Paddy Le Count Project Director eft

08:30 - 08:50
Introduction from the Conference Chairman

If there is one thing we’ve learned from 2016, it’s that change is the only constant. Join our Conference Chairman as he shares key ways to stay abreast of the biggest changes impacting and transforming our industry, including:

  • How to be proactive with tech today to gain increased advantages for the future
  • The importance of maintaining a securely protected Logistics IT network
  • The danger of being left behind by game-changing disruptive trends

Tata Consultancy Services Richard Sherman Senior Fellow Tata Consultancy Services

 
Take IT Performance Further
08:50 - 09:20
Developing an IT Strategy Capable of Defining your Operations

Committing fully to a digital transformation is the key to quick and lasting success. Hear how Werner are using IT to direct strategic decisions and create innovative success for both the business and their customers

  • Constant digitalization: Make digitalization the cornerstone of your IT Strategy to expedite your ability of introducing new initiatives from initial concepts to operational reality
  • Establish the route to success: Impose a strategic attitude on the integration of new innovations and disruptive technologies that can give your company a differentiating edge over the competition
  • Adapt and expand: Maintain an open approach to exploring new and effective IT advancements and welcome the key role that tech innovations and partnerships are playing in growing a global logistics company across North America.

Werner Enterprises Nathan Johnson SVP & CIO Werner Enterprises

09:20 - 09:50
Managing your technology strategy: The key to logistics efficiency

As technology permeates every area of logistics, CIO and IT departments have become increasingly pivotal. Discover how Neovia Logistics have implemented a transformational IT strategy, to achieve lasting and repeatable success.

  • Understand what the future holds: Look beyond the hype, commit to a digital transformation and embrace the acceleration of technology
  • Purpose-Driven Automation: Generate immediate returns as well as long term value using analytics to turn your data into actionable process improvements across your operations
  • The Value of Human Capital: Understand the best IT innovations can spring from everywhere. Engage your employees, uncover their knowledge and create a culture of constant improvement.

Neovia Jack Pawsat SVP IT Product Solutions Neovia

09:50 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
Digital Innovation: Transforming the Customer Experience

The ability to innovate creatively rapidly and effectively has become the primary differentiator among Transportation companies. These Innovations can help enhance the customer experience. However in this journey to enhance the customer experience, factors such as digital strategy, platform and vehicle technology are presenting major challenges on its own. During this session, we will discuss the challenges and what lies ahead in technology for IT leaders in transportation companies.

Ryder Systems Ramesh Sundaresan VP IT and Division CIO Ryder Systems

HCL Amit Nagar Head of Logistics HCL

 
Always Be Innovating
11:00 - 11:45
INTERACTIVE PANEL - Innovation: Evolutionary or Revolutionary?

Whether your policy is evolutionary or revolutionary, logistics leaders must always be innovating. From ROI to customer satisfaction, explore ways to measure success, build a passionate workforce, and drive the industry forward.

  • Disrupt or evolve: Compare the benefits of consistent adaptation or a singular substantial investment to choose the best course of innovation for your company
  • Secure the right tools: Debate leading approaches, weigh in on the merits of innovation experts versus innovation centres, and understand which style could yield the best results
  • Make creativity go viral: From reward schemes to inter-company initiatives, learn how to instil an innovative mindset to chart the quickest route to success.

Moderator: SAP Tim Motter Head of Transportation and Logistics Americas SAP

Redwood Logistics Eric Rempel CIO Redwood Logistics

Werner Enterprises Nathan Johnson SVP IT & CIO Werner Enterprises

Neovia Jack Pawsat SVP IT Product Solutions Neovia

11:45 - 12:15
Innovating in the Margins

In today's hyper competitive environment, both established players and startups are finding new ways to innovate and maximize revenue. Michael Hagler, President of Clevertech, will dive into a cutting edge project that changes the landscape of dimensioning with commodity innovation.

We will learn how organizations, regardless of size, can innovate above their weight and drastically change their product offerings, even when facing resource limitations.

clevertech Michael Hagler President Clevertech

12:15 - 12:45
CASE STUDY - Innovation and Disruptive Technology Trends

In the move from digitization to digital transformation, J.B. Hunt shares its approach to investing and implementing new innovations to revolutionize its supply chain process. This has resulted in better customer service, smarter decision making and increased business.

  • J.B. Hunt 360: Bring shippers and carriers together into a single e-commerce platform with a next generation supply chain solution
  • Embracing change: Understand how business model disruption is caused by smart phones, cloud computing, IoT and machine learning
  • Efficiency through modernization: Use real-time data and artificial intelligence to match freight with capacity to create efficiency and cost saving.

J.B Hunt Gary Dowdy Head of Innovation and Disruptive Technology J.B Hunt

12:45 - 13:55
Lunch
13:55 - 14:40
Interactive Panel - The logistics tech revolution: Where we're headed and how to get there

Automation is accelerating the industry into a new era, and adopting the right solutions will set your company apart from the competition. Become a part of the revolution, and lead your company on a hypergrowth trajectory by implementing APIs and real-time visibility.

  • Automating the full shipment lifecycle: Learn how automation technology is optimizing the shipment process to eliminate errors, increase visibility, and provide accurate data in real-time
  • API Integration Strategies: Hear first-hand how industry leaders have gained efficiencies and reduced costs through modern connectivity
  • Build vs Buy: Explore the benefits of partnering with third party providers to increase your speed to market and free up your IT team for other projects.

Moderator:  American Shipper Eric Johnson Research Director American Shipper

Gartner Bart De Muynck Research Director Gartner

project44 Jason Kerner VP Sales Engineering project44

Stryker John Lebowitz VP Supply Chain Operations Stryker

FedEx Tony Kreager Marketing and API Specialist FedEx

 
Exceed Customer Expectations
14:40 - 15:10
The Freight e-commerce wave: Infrastructure preparation for digital sales

As more companies begin to engage with digital freight sales, it is becoming increasingly apparent that some may miss the boat. Hear Freightos address the conceptual and IT-specific issues of digital sales, presenting real case studies and actual digital sales data.

  • Online Transactions: Discuss the significance of digital freight sales and the implications of failing to establish a capable online system for sales
  • IT success: The role of the CIO in the freight ecommerce marketing/sales funnel and where the hand off to operations needs to occur
  • Roadmap for integrating: Consolidate existing rating, pricing, and CRM infrastructure and navigate digital payments with gateways, credit checks, and user validation

Freightos Zvi Schreiber CEO Freightos

15:10 - 15:50
Coffee Break
15:50 - 16:35
INTERACTIVE PANEL - Create a First-class Customer Experience

With a central focus on customers, logistics providers must effectively assess and consistently deliver on their needs. Discuss growing customer demands and how technology can meet them.

  • Harness technology: Adapt to increased pressure from customers, collaborate in a seamless fashion and identify successful ways to ride the constant wave of logistical demands
  • Get the best from providers: Learn how to build a seamless technology platform, offer accessibility and ease to customers, and collaborate with providers to create the best customer experience
  • Offer end-to-end visibility: Explore ways to integrate customer IT systems to facilitate visibility, align your systems to exceed client expectations, and craft a future-proofed collaborative data sharing plan.

Moderator:  American Shipper Eric Johnson Research Director American Shipper

American Global Logistics Blake Shumate COO American Global Logistics

Load Delivered Logistics Robert Nathan CEO Load Delivered Logistics

Dicom Transportation Group Kirk Serjeantson CIO Dicom Transportation Group

16:35 - 16:50

In the Digital world, customer experience is central to business and supply chain strategy. With myriad set of services being offered in part or whole to different set of industry verticals across the globe, there is an opportunity for Logistics Service Providers to take customer experience beyond Customer Integration, visibility and portals.

This session would focus on best practices in customer experience and how Logistics service providers can potentially leap frog competition by re-imagining their customer interactions and design thinking

Tech Mahindra Sudheer Pamighantam Head of Logistics & Digital SCM Tech Mahindra

16:50 - 17:20
Keep Pace with the Tech Trends of Tomorrow

The acceleration of technology in the logistics industry is increasing at a phenomenal rate. Hear how SCI Group are keeping up with the speed of growth and choosing the right trends for their business.

  • Match growth with demand: Introduce solutions and technology in line with customer demand, improve business capabilities, and execute requirements as efficiently as possible
  • Welcome the future of e-commerce: Manage growing operational challenges caused by an increasingly digital supply chain, and implement more customer-facing features
  • Become Data Driven: Maintain a steady trajectory to become a data centric organization, automate processes and improve data integration with customers

SCI Logistics Patrick Ressa CIO SCI Logistics

17:20
Networking & Drinks
18:30
Container Bar party

Thanks to our friends at Nulogy, JDA and enVista, we are pleased to invite you to join us at the Container Bar on Rainey Street from 6:30pm on 7 November, 2017.

It’s a great location where you can relax after the first day of the conference in Austin’s famous, historic downtown area. Check out more details about the venue here - http://austincontainerbar.com/

  • Free drinks and amazing tacos provided
  • Free Transport to and from the conference Hotel until 9:30pm

Sponsors:

Nulogy
JDA
Envista
07:30 - 08:30
Registration Opens and Networking Coffee
08:30 - 08:45

Tata Consulting Services Richard Sherman Senior Fellow Tata Consulting Services

Secure Your Network
08:45 - 09:15
Automate trust with Blockchain: A study into its logistics applications

Blockchain technology is relatively new and rapidly growing. Get to grips with the essential information about blockchains and how they could dramatically disrupt the logistics industry.

  • Discover blockchain: Get key details about the technology, learn about its applications and understand its uses for your business
  • Pros and cons: Identify the key benefits and drawbacks of the technology for logistics – such as increased security and trust against the cost of industry wide adoption
  • Grasp the logistics potential: Study the processes this technology could replace, get to the bottom of the true potential, and understand the change it will bring to the logistics world.

Chain Business Insights Pete Harris Co-founder and Research Principal Chain Business Insights

09:15 - 09:45
The transportation Blockchain – Solutions you can implement today

The Blockchain market is set to grow from $210M to $2B by 2021. Although the transportation industry has typically lagged in adoption of new technology, some of the largest trucking organizations are already talking about implementing blockchain in the near future. Are you?

In this session, Tim Leonard, a 2017 Hortonworks Data Visionary Award Recipient and Chief Information Officer of TMW Systems, will uncover what blockchain is and its actual application in the transportation industry. He will walk through a live demonstration of blockchain solutions already built that can be implemented now to get ahead of the curve.

TMW Systems Tim Leonard EVP Technology TMW Systems

09:45 - 10:30
INTERACTIVE PANEL - Reducing the risk of hacking with the best security solutions

As technology gets smarter, so do the people who breach it. The challenge is balancing protection with productivity. Logistics IT leaders offer solutions.

  • Increase your data safely: Benefit from increased visibility and data sharing, manage increased exposure to risks, and safely handle more information
  • Secure your logistics network: Establish a strong two-way process with customers, follow consistent best practices, and preserve trust in a comprehensive security strategy
  • Remain vigilant: Understand the security risks of increased M2M operations and an expanding IoT network, limit your exposure to threats and safeguard as you expand.

Moderator: HCL Roman Hlutkowsky Transportation Industry Specialist HCL

Globaltranz Greg Carter CTO Globaltranz

Dupré Logistics Bob Verret CIO Dupre Logistics

Supply Chain Innovations Today Steve Brady CEO Supply Chain Innovations Today

10:30 - 11:10
Break
Deliver Data-Driven Success
11:10 - 11:40
Case Study: Achieve operational excellence using tech innovations

Combining a world-class TMS platform with the world’s most dynamic cold chain logistics organization, find out how Lineage Logistics have brought an unprecedented service offering to the marketplace.

  • Higher operational efficiency: Improve Supply Chain efficiencies by monitoring important metrics and boosting the automated operations
  • Apply intelligent data effectively: Use data to solve warehouse space optimization, increase financial performance and reduce capital spend
  • Manage the human impact: Face the implications of increased automation and manage the displacement of jobs

Lineage Logistics Sudarsan Thattai CIO Lineage Logistics

11:40 - 12:10
The Rise of the 4PL

With many companies using multiple providers to reduce costs and risk, funnelling high volumes of logistics data into a single source of truth becomes needlessly complex. Focus operations and master technology to quickly uncover internal inefficiencies and offer the complete service.

  • Streamline operations: Unify Internal and outsourced functions to gain a complete picture of your supply chain
  • Eliminate inaccuracy: Remove unfocused and inconsistent data by taking control of your digital network and manage the entire process from shipping to warehousing
  • Combining technologies: Integrate tech, systems and transportation to help achieve increased levels of visibility and productivity.

American Global Logistics Jon Slangerup CEO American Global Logistics

12:10 - 12:55
Enhance internal efficiency with data-driven transparency

Increasing levels of transparency generate greater volumes of data. Assess the benefits of technology and analytics against investment to create data-driven efficiency.

  • Master your data: Effectively handle huge volumes of data and accurately extract the most valuable information to gain a competitive edge
  • Predict using key indicators: Harness the power of predictive analytics and dramatically improve operational capabilities to future-proof your business
  • Increase your profit: Unlock the performance potential of technologies such as API, and improve your ROI.

Moderator: HCL Roman Hlutkowsky Transportation Industry Specialist HCL

General Motors Robert Ware Director Global Logistics IT General Motors

Redwood Logistics Eric Rempel CIO Redwood Logistics

Logistics Plus Emile Zafirov CIO Logistics Plus

12:55 - 13:25
How UPS is creating a global smart logistics network

Discover how UPS is using innovate technology to transform their supply chain operations and continuously develop their logistics infrastructure to facilitate business success.

  • The Cost of Efficiency: Aggressive investment in automated processes within the logistics network to drive improved performance
  • Decipher your data: Understand how, when examined and applied accurately, the correlations data provides can form the impetus for operational changes to a logistics organization
  • Generate future benefits: Extract critical value from data and innovations and apply the knowledge through the entire network to build future success.

UPS Jeff Jones Senior Director IT Strategy UPS

13:25 - 13:30
13:30
Conference End
07:25 - 08:25
Registration Opens and Networking Coffee
08:25 - 08:30

eft Paddy Le Count Project Director eft

08:30 - 08:50
Introduction from the Conference Chairman

If there is one thing we’ve learned from 2016, it’s that change is the only constant. Join our Conference Chairman as he shares key ways to stay abreast of the biggest changes impacting and transforming our industry, including:

  • How to be proactive with tech today to gain increased advantages for the future
  • The importance of maintaining a securely protected Logistics IT network
  • The danger of being left behind by game-changing disruptive trends

Tata Consultancy Services Richard Sherman Senior Fellow Tata Consultancy Services

 
Take IT Performance Further
08:50 - 09:20
Developing an IT Strategy Capable of Defining your Operations

Committing fully to a digital transformation is the key to quick and lasting success. Hear how Werner are using IT to direct strategic decisions and create innovative success for both the business and their customers

  • Constant digitalization: Make digitalization the cornerstone of your IT Strategy to expedite your ability of introducing new initiatives from initial concepts to operational reality
  • Establish the route to success: Impose a strategic attitude on the integration of new innovations and disruptive technologies that can give your company a differentiating edge over the competition
  • Adapt and expand: Maintain an open approach to exploring new and effective IT advancements and welcome the key role that tech innovations and partnerships are playing in growing a global logistics company across North America.

Werner Enterprises Nathan Johnson SVP & CIO Werner Enterprises

09:20 - 09:50
Managing your technology strategy: The key to logistics efficiency

As technology permeates every area of logistics, CIO and IT departments have become increasingly pivotal. Discover how Neovia Logistics have implemented a transformational IT strategy, to achieve lasting and repeatable success.

  • Understand what the future holds: Look beyond the hype, commit to a digital transformation and embrace the acceleration of technology
  • Purpose-Driven Automation: Generate immediate returns as well as long term value using analytics to turn your data into actionable process improvements across your operations
  • The Value of Human Capital: Understand the best IT innovations can spring from everywhere. Engage your employees, uncover their knowledge and create a culture of constant improvement.

Neovia Jack Pawsat SVP IT Product Solutions Neovia

09:50 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
Digital Innovation: Transforming the Customer Experience

The ability to innovate creatively rapidly and effectively has become the primary differentiator among Transportation companies. These Innovations can help enhance the customer experience. However in this journey to enhance the customer experience, factors such as digital strategy, platform and vehicle technology are presenting major challenges on its own. During this session, we will discuss the challenges and what lies ahead in technology for IT leaders in transportation companies.

Ryder Systems Ramesh Sundaresan VP IT and Division CIO Ryder Systems

HCL Amit Nagar Head of Logistics HCL

 
Always Be Innovating
11:00 - 11:45
INTERACTIVE PANEL - Innovation: Evolutionary or Revolutionary?

Whether your policy is evolutionary or revolutionary, logistics leaders must always be innovating. From ROI to customer satisfaction, explore ways to measure success, build a passionate workforce, and drive the industry forward.

  • Disrupt or evolve: Compare the benefits of consistent adaptation or a singular substantial investment to choose the best course of innovation for your company
  • Secure the right tools: Debate leading approaches, weigh in on the merits of innovation experts versus innovation centres, and understand which style could yield the best results
  • Make creativity go viral: From reward schemes to inter-company initiatives, learn how to instil an innovative mindset to chart the quickest route to success.

Moderator: SAP Tim Motter Head of Transportation and Logistics Americas SAP

Redwood Logistics Eric Rempel CIO Redwood Logistics

Werner Enterprises Nathan Johnson SVP IT & CIO Werner Enterprises

Neovia Jack Pawsat SVP IT Product Solutions Neovia

11:45 - 12:15
Innovating in the Margins

In today's hyper competitive environment, both established players and startups are finding new ways to innovate and maximize revenue. Michael Hagler, President of Clevertech, will dive into a cutting edge project that changes the landscape of dimensioning with commodity innovation.

We will learn how organizations, regardless of size, can innovate above their weight and drastically change their product offerings, even when facing resource limitations.

clevertech Michael Hagler President Clevertech

12:15 - 12:45
CASE STUDY - Innovation and Disruptive Technology Trends

In the move from digitization to digital transformation, J.B. Hunt shares its approach to investing and implementing new innovations to revolutionize its supply chain process. This has resulted in better customer service, smarter decision making and increased business.

  • J.B. Hunt 360: Bring shippers and carriers together into a single e-commerce platform with a next generation supply chain solution
  • Embracing change: Understand how business model disruption is caused by smart phones, cloud computing, IoT and machine learning
  • Efficiency through modernization: Use real-time data and artificial intelligence to match freight with capacity to create efficiency and cost saving.

J.B Hunt Gary Dowdy Head of Innovation and Disruptive Technology J.B Hunt

12:45 - 13:55
Lunch
13:55 - 14:40
Interactive Panel - The logistics tech revolution: Where we're headed and how to get there

Automation is accelerating the industry into a new era, and adopting the right solutions will set your company apart from the competition. Become a part of the revolution, and lead your company on a hypergrowth trajectory by implementing APIs and real-time visibility.

  • Automating the full shipment lifecycle: Learn how automation technology is optimizing the shipment process to eliminate errors, increase visibility, and provide accurate data in real-time
  • API Integration Strategies: Hear first-hand how industry leaders have gained efficiencies and reduced costs through modern connectivity
  • Build vs Buy: Explore the benefits of partnering with third party providers to increase your speed to market and free up your IT team for other projects.

Moderator:  American Shipper Eric Johnson Research Director American Shipper

Gartner Bart De Muynck Research Director Gartner

project44 Jason Kerner VP Sales Engineering project44

Stryker John Lebowitz VP Supply Chain Operations Stryker

FedEx Tony Kreager Marketing and API Specialist FedEx

 
Exceed Customer Expectations
14:40 - 15:10
The Freight e-commerce wave: Infrastructure preparation for digital sales

As more companies begin to engage with digital freight sales, it is becoming increasingly apparent that some may miss the boat. Hear Freightos address the conceptual and IT-specific issues of digital sales, presenting real case studies and actual digital sales data.

  • Online Transactions: Discuss the significance of digital freight sales and the implications of failing to establish a capable online system for sales
  • IT success: The role of the CIO in the freight ecommerce marketing/sales funnel and where the hand off to operations needs to occur
  • Roadmap for integrating: Consolidate existing rating, pricing, and CRM infrastructure and navigate digital payments with gateways, credit checks, and user validation

Freightos Zvi Schreiber CEO Freightos

15:10 - 15:50
Coffee Break
15:50 - 16:35
INTERACTIVE PANEL - Create a First-class Customer Experience

With a central focus on customers, logistics providers must effectively assess and consistently deliver on their needs. Discuss growing customer demands and how technology can meet them.

  • Harness technology: Adapt to increased pressure from customers, collaborate in a seamless fashion and identify successful ways to ride the constant wave of logistical demands
  • Get the best from providers: Learn how to build a seamless technology platform, offer accessibility and ease to customers, and collaborate with providers to create the best customer experience
  • Offer end-to-end visibility: Explore ways to integrate customer IT systems to facilitate visibility, align your systems to exceed client expectations, and craft a future-proofed collaborative data sharing plan.

Moderator:  American Shipper Eric Johnson Research Director American Shipper

American Global Logistics Blake Shumate COO American Global Logistics

Load Delivered Logistics Robert Nathan CEO Load Delivered Logistics

Dicom Transportation Group Kirk Serjeantson CIO Dicom Transportation Group

16:35 - 16:50

In the Digital world, customer experience is central to business and supply chain strategy. With myriad set of services being offered in part or whole to different set of industry verticals across the globe, there is an opportunity for Logistics Service Providers to take customer experience beyond Customer Integration, visibility and portals.

This session would focus on best practices in customer experience and how Logistics service providers can potentially leap frog competition by re-imagining their customer interactions and design thinking

Tech Mahindra Sudheer Pamighantam Head of Logistics & Digital SCM Tech Mahindra

16:50 - 17:20
Keep Pace with the Tech Trends of Tomorrow

The acceleration of technology in the logistics industry is increasing at a phenomenal rate. Hear how SCI Group are keeping up with the speed of growth and choosing the right trends for their business.

  • Match growth with demand: Introduce solutions and technology in line with customer demand, improve business capabilities, and execute requirements as efficiently as possible
  • Welcome the future of e-commerce: Manage growing operational challenges caused by an increasingly digital supply chain, and implement more customer-facing features
  • Become Data Driven: Maintain a steady trajectory to become a data centric organization, automate processes and improve data integration with customers

SCI Logistics Patrick Ressa CIO SCI Logistics

17:20
Networking & Drinks
18:30
Container Bar party

Thanks to our friends at Nulogy, JDA and enVista, we are pleased to invite you to join us at the Container Bar on Rainey Street from 6:30pm on 7 November, 2017.

It’s a great location where you can relax after the first day of the conference in Austin’s famous, historic downtown area. Check out more details about the venue here - http://austincontainerbar.com/

  • Free drinks and amazing tacos provided
  • Free Transport to and from the conference Hotel until 9:30pm

Sponsors:

Nulogy
JDA
Envista

Download your event brochure

Complete Speaker Line-up • Agenda Details • Registration Details

07:30 - 08:30
Registration Opens and Networking Coffee
08:30 - 08:45

Tata Consulting Services Richard Sherman Senior Fellow Tata Consulting Services

Secure Your Network
08:45 - 09:15
Automate trust with Blockchain: A study into its logistics applications

Blockchain technology is relatively new and rapidly growing. Get to grips with the essential information about blockchains and how they could dramatically disrupt the logistics industry.

  • Discover blockchain: Get key details about the technology, learn about its applications and understand its uses for your business
  • Pros and cons: Identify the key benefits and drawbacks of the technology for logistics – such as increased security and trust against the cost of industry wide adoption
  • Grasp the logistics potential: Study the processes this technology could replace, get to the bottom of the true potential, and understand the change it will bring to the logistics world.

Chain Business Insights Pete Harris Co-founder and Research Principal Chain Business Insights

09:15 - 09:45
The transportation Blockchain – Solutions you can implement today

The Blockchain market is set to grow from $210M to $2B by 2021. Although the transportation industry has typically lagged in adoption of new technology, some of the largest trucking organizations are already talking about implementing blockchain in the near future. Are you?

In this session, Tim Leonard, a 2017 Hortonworks Data Visionary Award Recipient and Chief Information Officer of TMW Systems, will uncover what blockchain is and its actual application in the transportation industry. He will walk through a live demonstration of blockchain solutions already built that can be implemented now to get ahead of the curve.

TMW Systems Tim Leonard EVP Technology TMW Systems

09:45 - 10:30
INTERACTIVE PANEL - Reducing the risk of hacking with the best security solutions

As technology gets smarter, so do the people who breach it. The challenge is balancing protection with productivity. Logistics IT leaders offer solutions.

  • Increase your data safely: Benefit from increased visibility and data sharing, manage increased exposure to risks, and safely handle more information
  • Secure your logistics network: Establish a strong two-way process with customers, follow consistent best practices, and preserve trust in a comprehensive security strategy
  • Remain vigilant: Understand the security risks of increased M2M operations and an expanding IoT network, limit your exposure to threats and safeguard as you expand.

Moderator: HCL Roman Hlutkowsky Transportation Industry Specialist HCL

Globaltranz Greg Carter CTO Globaltranz

Dupré Logistics Bob Verret CIO Dupre Logistics

Supply Chain Innovations Today Steve Brady CEO Supply Chain Innovations Today

10:30 - 11:10
Break
Deliver Data-Driven Success
11:10 - 11:40
Case Study: Achieve operational excellence using tech innovations

Combining a world-class TMS platform with the world’s most dynamic cold chain logistics organization, find out how Lineage Logistics have brought an unprecedented service offering to the marketplace.

  • Higher operational efficiency: Improve Supply Chain efficiencies by monitoring important metrics and boosting the automated operations
  • Apply intelligent data effectively: Use data to solve warehouse space optimization, increase financial performance and reduce capital spend
  • Manage the human impact: Face the implications of increased automation and manage the displacement of jobs

Lineage Logistics Sudarsan Thattai CIO Lineage Logistics

11:40 - 12:10
The Rise of the 4PL

With many companies using multiple providers to reduce costs and risk, funnelling high volumes of logistics data into a single source of truth becomes needlessly complex. Focus operations and master technology to quickly uncover internal inefficiencies and offer the complete service.

  • Streamline operations: Unify Internal and outsourced functions to gain a complete picture of your supply chain
  • Eliminate inaccuracy: Remove unfocused and inconsistent data by taking control of your digital network and manage the entire process from shipping to warehousing
  • Combining technologies: Integrate tech, systems and transportation to help achieve increased levels of visibility and productivity.

American Global Logistics Jon Slangerup CEO American Global Logistics

12:10 - 12:55
Enhance internal efficiency with data-driven transparency

Increasing levels of transparency generate greater volumes of data. Assess the benefits of technology and analytics against investment to create data-driven efficiency.

  • Master your data: Effectively handle huge volumes of data and accurately extract the most valuable information to gain a competitive edge
  • Predict using key indicators: Harness the power of predictive analytics and dramatically improve operational capabilities to future-proof your business
  • Increase your profit: Unlock the performance potential of technologies such as API, and improve your ROI.

Moderator: HCL Roman Hlutkowsky Transportation Industry Specialist HCL

General Motors Robert Ware Director Global Logistics IT General Motors

Redwood Logistics Eric Rempel CIO Redwood Logistics

Logistics Plus Emile Zafirov CIO Logistics Plus

12:55 - 13:25
How UPS is creating a global smart logistics network

Discover how UPS is using innovate technology to transform their supply chain operations and continuously develop their logistics infrastructure to facilitate business success.

  • The Cost of Efficiency: Aggressive investment in automated processes within the logistics network to drive improved performance
  • Decipher your data: Understand how, when examined and applied accurately, the correlations data provides can form the impetus for operational changes to a logistics organization
  • Generate future benefits: Extract critical value from data and innovations and apply the knowledge through the entire network to build future success.

UPS Jeff Jones Senior Director IT Strategy UPS

13:25 - 13:30
13:30
Conference End

Download the detailed event brochure

Complete Speaker Line-up • Agenda Details • Registration Details