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Logistics of the Future – Digital Challenge

The keynote will be about digital challenges in logistics and how Schenker is addressing these challenges including implemented use-cases.

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DB Schenker Markus Sontheimer CIO/CDO, Member of the Board of Management DB Schenker

What will “digital” logistics look like in the future?
  • Whats on your radar?: Explore insights from DHL’s 2018/19 Logistics Trend Radar to help guide strategies and innovations based on input from logistics professionals and technology experts
  • Real world examples: Leverage real-life case studies around developments such as robotics and data visibility to provide key insights on the realities of taking the constantly changing world of technology into the practical world of logistics
  • An internal, collaborative strategy: Learn how to extract the best value and efficiency from your organisation’s tech advancements to compliment the effective, meaningful, human tasks that automation can’t perform.

DHL Supply Chain Marcus Würker CIO UK & Ireland DHL Supply Chain

Develop your digital transformation strategy
The evolution of the Logistics CIO: Living through a global digital transformation

Hear unique insights from Raben’s CIO Slawomir Pawlak, as he shares his 20 years’ experience of industry (and organisational) change

  • The progression of the CIO: From back office IT to helping drive technological and operational strategies in the business
  • Operational agility: Learn how to adapt fast, using the most suitable digital capabilities and data available to you to deliver improved operational efficiencies in the capricious logistics industry
  • Collaboration for an effective flow of information: Learn how sharing accurate, regulated data across a multinational company can enhance your operational speed and service to customers

Raben Group Slawomir Pawlak CIO Raben Group

Panel Discussion: Design a comprehensive digital logistics strategy
  • An appropriate digital strategy: Learn how CIOs can formulate an effective digital logistics strategy, that takes advantage of new tech opportunities to ensure the company exceeds customer demands and increases operational efficiencies
  • Shaping a digital strategy, reshaping the IT budget: Learn ways to effectively balance both budget and business expectations to drive an effective digital transformation
  • Complete company buy-in: Discuss how the success of a digital transformation strategy depends on all departments (not just the IT team) being engaged in driving change, from sales and marketing to board-level management

GEODIS Henri Linière Global CIO GEODIS

Coyote Logistics Speaker to be confirmed INTTRA

Coyote Logistics Cameron Ramsdell CTO Coyote Logistics

Refocus the Blockchain discussion towards it’s specific value to the logistics industry
  • Tangible, real-life examples:Explore how elements of blockchain technology can be applied to specific areas of the logistics industry (such as smart contracts) to lower costs and remove unrealistic talk of wide sweeping, unfocused implementation
  • Secure sharing for combined success:Assess the RoI of collectively storing specific data on a blockchain, to control the sharing of data with trusted and relevant parties
  • The bigger supply chain picture:Understand the wider impact and benefits for you and your customers of blockchain implementation, from efficiency improvements to security, exploring examples of how other industries have effectively extracted key value from the technology

Imperial Logistics Florian Seffert Principal Specialist IT Infrastructure Imperial Logistics

Collaborate with customers to deliver on their demands
Transforming your business towards agility: What are the game changers?
  • Remain agile with auto accelerators: Explore how Imperial Logistics’ accelerator programmes can quickly react to customer needs that allows companies to stay agile and innovative in the ever-changing business environment while increasing market share.
  • Customer platforms; Transforming together: Rethink the way you provide customers with their ultimate needs by reshaping business processes that allow customers, competitors and business partners to connect directly with your business in ways that supports innovation.
  • Technical innovation, leading the way to agility: Understand how you can develop and implement new business models, using practical knowledge and experience to develop a productive process to lower production costs and create shared value in the business by using technology including 3D printing and artificial intelligence.

Imperial Logistics Michael Lütjann CIO Imperial Logistics

Panel Discussion: Collaborate with your customers to drive mutual success
  • Align strategies for shared benefits: Discuss ways to improve data sharing activities, and position yourself as a strategic partner to your customer
  • Streamline operations with data: Hear which key data is necessary to create more transparency, streamline operations and improve processes for predicting and planning peak season requirements
  • Collaborate to innovate: Look at the importance of working with your customers to innovate and implement technologies securely, that can help align strategic goals through greater visibility and transparency

4PL Central Station Mathias Dollak CSCO 4PL Central Station

Senator International Dirk Bauerfeld CEO Senator International

Airbus Luis-Miguel Del Saz Rodriguez Head of Digital Transformations Ordering & Logistics PZ Airbus

DAMCO Rui Pedro Silva Global Head of Customer IT DAMCO

The impact of the Digital Single Market strategy
  • The EU Commission’s Digital Single Market: Find out what the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy means for you and your data
  • Standardisation is key: Learn how the developing data standardisation will enable the necessary collaboration in last mile delivery, and how this will affect the way supply networks for cross-border goods flow are organised
  • Transforming information exchanges: Explore how the 2021 eCommerce tax regulations will transform how data for cross-border commerce must be exchanged, and hear case studies from countries already complying with the new EU regulations

GS1 Jaco Voorspuij Senior Manager Transport & Logistics GS1

Enhance your systems’ agility & security
Overcome the barriers to digital transformation caused by legacy IT systems
  • Incrementally transitioning away from legacy systems: Explore how to effectively incorporate your legacy systems’ phase-out process into your new digital strategy, to negate inefficiencies and limit upkeep costs
  • Inhibiting the advancement of analytics: Understand the full extent to which a legacy system limits your operational progress, when it can’t cope with huge reams of data and the required analytics that will create value from this information
  • The risk of legacy systems: Assess the impact of incompatibility with modern cyber security standards, and the implications this could have for you and your customers

Speaker to be announced soon

Panel Discussion: Cyber security: Securing your network in the digital age
  • Where are your security weaknesses? Proactively identify threats and build a robust cyber security strategy, as evolving cyber security threats continue to cause disruptions
  • Mitigate risks:Explore the cyber security tools and strategies that LSPs are employing throughout their networks, including micro-segmentation and flexible cloud strategies
  • Educate and empower your employees:Learn how to create awareness in your organisation about the importance of cyber security, and foster a culture of active engagement in protecting against attacks

Zinnovate Håkan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

Deciphering the power and value of data
Enhance your speed, visibility and agility with a cloud-based TMS
  • Smooth system evolution: Explore ways to incorporate cloud-based operations that are agile, scalable and offer continuous development capabilities, in contrast to the limited capacity of older, hardware-based systems
  • Gain real-time 360-degree visibility: Learn how a cloud-based logistics strategy can improve communication, helping identify bottlenecks and inefficiencies earlier and enabling you to react faster
  • Secure your sensitive data in the cloud: Discuss the critical requirements for securing your information in the cloud, and how to minimise the risk to your data by using an evolving cloud security strategy

Speaker to be announced soon

Panel Discussion: Unlock your digital future through data
  • Effective data management: Understand the critical data inputs - historical and real-time - to create a data management strategy with accurate and formatted data to facilitate predictive analytics tools
  • Enhanced decision-making: Explore how companies can take the value of their data further by employing real-time data sets, to improve the calibre and accuracy of the organisation’s performance indicators and suggest changes to optimise processes
  • The future of analytics: Explore how AI and future technology will help automate decision-making - such as package re-direction – giving humans greater time to add value to the business

Ahlers Sven Verstrepen Head of Supply Network Innovations & Analytics Ahlers

Lufthansa Cargo Jochen Göttelmann CIO Lufthansa Cargo

OpenPricer Daniel Rueda CEO OpenPricer

Unimasters Nikolai Bozhilov CEO Unimasters

Innovate today for success in the future
Tomorrow’s Supply Chain Today

Highlighting why logistics remains the critical process at the core of customer service, this presentation will focus on how innovative techniques and technologies are helping logistics bring together both data and stakeholders from across the entire supply chain to ensure that customer expectations are met.

  • In an era of unprecedented change, with markets being continuously disrupted, where should logistics companies focus their IT investment?
  • With Customer Service as the primary KPI why does Logistics still remain, for many, a black hole?
  • How can innovative techniques and technologies be brought to bear to ensure customer expectations are met?
  • How can Blockchain, IoT, AI/ML and Digital Assistants augment the logistics industry in the coming years?

Oracle Dominic Regan Senior Director EMEA Logistics Solutions Oracle

Panel Discussion: How to devise an effective and secure technology innovation strategy
  • Achieving long term transformation success: Formulate a strategic roadmap of innovation that does not impede the running of your current operations, and balances the demands of your long and short-term objectives
  • Choose the best technologies for your business: Ascertain which new technologies will deliver the greatest value to your organisation by aligning your overall digital strategy goals with direct customer feedback
  • Remain secure during adoption:Explore the vulnerabilities that can occur during implementation processes and how companies can best keep their data and systems secure from cyber attacks

Asyad Sanjeev Madavi Director Technology, Oman Logistics Center Asyad

Port of Amsterdam Jan Egbertsen Innovation Manager Port of Amsterdam

Arvato SCM Solutions Alexander Jeske Senior Manager Solution Design Arvato SCM Solutions

Innovation Labs: Develop a culture of creativity
  • The value of an innovation lab: Learn how the innovation lab at Gebrüder Weiss drives new ideas and initiatives forward in a purpose-built environment that encourages change
  • Cross-industry pollination of ideas: Explore the benefits of sharing successful technological innovations, and learnings from failures, between different industries to improve your internal operations in unexpected ways and provide customers with enhanced services
  • Consistently add value: Understand the importance of balancing resources between innovation projects that drive brand-new advancements, like customer portals, and those that solve an inefficiency within your operations

Gebrüder Weiss Andreas Pichler Head of Innovation Gebrüder Weiss

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