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Day 1: Tuesday, 5th March
07:15 - 08:20
Registration & Networking Breakfast
08:20 - 08:25
EFT Welcome Address

eyefortransport Paddy Le Count Project Director Europe eyefortransport

08:25 - 08:30
Chairperson welcoming remarks

Zinnovate Håkan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

08:30 - 09:00
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.

More details to follow

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

09:00 - 09:30
Starschema and Waberer’s Case Study

Stay tuned for the full details of this session

Speakers tbc

09:30 - 10:15
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 Cameron Ramsdell CTO Coyote Logistics

Coyote Logistics Speaker to be confirmed INTTRA

Ahlers Russia Lodewijk De Meulemeester Director IT & Innovation Ahlers Russia

10:15 - 11:05
Networking Coffee Break sponsored by Quintiq
10:25 - 10:45
Workshop Room during Networking Coffee break
Utilizing data to improve pricing standards
  • An indispensable advantage: Learn the importance of pricing speed and accuracy to survive in the digital age
  • Real life case studies: Explore how to use your data for price optimisation including evaluate your customers’ willingness to pay for a given service, increase conversion, reduce attrition and implement dynamic pricing based on capacity utilisation forecast
  • The tangible benefits: Discuss the place of price optimisation in a logistics company's information system and how to achieve ROI (2 to 5 points of additional EBIT)

OpenPricer Daniel Rueda CEO OpenPricer

11:05 - 11:35
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

11:35 - 11:50
Clevertech Case Study

More details to follow

Clevertech Michael Hagler CEO Clevertech

11:50 - 12:20
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

12:20 - 12:40
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

12:40 - 13:55
Networking Lunch
13:55 - 14:35
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 Innovation Imperial Logistics

Maersk GTD David Jacoby Director of Integration Framework Maersk GTD

More speakers to follow

14:35 - 14:55
Cyber Security Laws and how companies can access different Cloud Platforms in China
  • Introduction of China Telecom Global
  • China Telecom Network Infrastructure, Products and Services Portfolio
  • A brief introduction to China Cyber Security Laws
  • SD-WAN Services and how this can help Logistic companies to access Cloud platforms from China.

China Telecom Moti Khan Solution Team Leader China Telecom

14:55 - 15:25
CEVA Logistics

Stay tuned for the full details of this session

CEVA Logistics Christophe Cachat CIO CEVA Logistics

15:25 - 16:15
Networking Coffee Break sponsored by Starschema
16:15 - 17:00
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

Maersk Logistics & Services Rui Pedro Silva Global Head of Technology Deployment Maersk Logistics & Services

JF Hillebrand Leendert Vis CIO JF Hillebrand

Rogue Wave Akana Ian Goldsmith VP Product Management Rogue Wave Akana

17:00 - 17:20
Last mile deliveries: the impact of better addresses on logistics operations
  • The importance of “where”: Understand why geolocation matters and why our current addressing system is not adapted to the digital age
  • Next-gen addresses: Explore why better addresses are necessary and their links with optimisation, navigation, autonomous vehicles and voice
  • Real use cases: Discover how companies over the world are using what3words today

what3words Pierre Francois Senior Partnerships Manager – Logistics what3words

17:20 - 17:50
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

17:50 - 19:30
Networking & Drinks Reception hosted by Rogue Wave
Day 2: Wednesday, 6th March
07:25 - 08:25
Registration & Networking Breakfast
08:25 - 08:35
Chairperson welcoming remarks

Zinnovate Håkan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

08:35 - 09:05
The Brexit to-do list for Logistics CIOs

With the Brexit deadline ever approaching, the landscape of European logistics in and out of the United Kingdom is still unknown. As the role of CIOs continues to grow within their organisation, so too do their responsibilities during these uncertain times.

By the time of the Logistics CIO Forum, the market hopes there will be a clear direction to follow, whatever that may be. In this presentation, the FTA will deliver a focus on what CIOs and logistics IT departments must have in place to ensure they are as prepared as possible for 29th March and beyond to enable as smooth and stable a transition period as possible.

Freight Transport Association James Hookham Deputy Chief Executive Freight Transport Association

09:05 - 09:35
How XPO Logistics is driving the digitization of the transportation industry

Hear about XPO’s new platform in Europe that connects us together with our customers and carrier partners to automate freight bidding, pricing, planning and tracking on a massive scale. XPO Connect is the first digital marketplace to use data intelligence to match supply and demand in real time across the transportation ecosystem: truckload, rail, drayage, expedite and last mile.

XPO Logistics Mario Harik CIO XPO Logistics

09:35 - 10:20
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

Lufthansa Cargo Jochen Göttelmann CIO Lufthansa Cargo

OpenPricer Daniel Rueda CEO OpenPricer

Unimasters Nikolai Bozhilov CEO Unimasters

Stargo Joel Sellam Founder & CEO Stargo

10:20 - 10:40
TomTom BRIDGE: Inspiring businesses to create smarter mobility solutions
  • The Connected Mobility Industry
    • The evolution of business mobility
    • The biggest challenges in the mobility space
    • What trends do we see in the industry?
  • TomTom’s vision
    • How will TomTom BRIDGE play a role to fulfil this vision?

TomTom BRIDGE Antoine Mathiuad Director Global Sales TomTom BRIDGE

10:40 - 11:25
Networking Coffee Break
11:25 - 11:55
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

11:55 - 12:20
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

12:20 - 13:00
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

Port of Amsterdam Jan Egbertsen Innovation Manager Port of Amsterdam

Gebrüder Weiss Andreas Pichler Head of Innovation Gebrüder Weiss

13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch and Conference End
Day 1: Tuesday, 5th March
07:15 - 08:20
Registration & Networking Breakfast
08:20 - 08:25
EFT Welcome Address

eyefortransport Paddy Le Count Project Director Europe eyefortransport

08:25 - 08:30
Chairperson welcoming remarks

Zinnovate Håkan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

08:30 - 09:00
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.

More details to follow

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

09:00 - 09:30
Starschema and Waberer’s Case Study

Stay tuned for the full details of this session

Speakers tbc

09:30 - 10:15
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 Cameron Ramsdell CTO Coyote Logistics

Coyote Logistics Speaker to be confirmed INTTRA

Ahlers Russia Lodewijk De Meulemeester Director IT & Innovation Ahlers Russia

10:15 - 11:05
Networking Coffee Break sponsored by Quintiq
10:25 - 10:45
Workshop Room during Networking Coffee break
Utilizing data to improve pricing standards
  • An indispensable advantage: Learn the importance of pricing speed and accuracy to survive in the digital age
  • Real life case studies: Explore how to use your data for price optimisation including evaluate your customers’ willingness to pay for a given service, increase conversion, reduce attrition and implement dynamic pricing based on capacity utilisation forecast
  • The tangible benefits: Discuss the place of price optimisation in a logistics company's information system and how to achieve ROI (2 to 5 points of additional EBIT)

OpenPricer Daniel Rueda CEO OpenPricer

11:05 - 11:35
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

11:35 - 11:50
Clevertech Case Study

More details to follow

Clevertech Michael Hagler CEO Clevertech

11:50 - 12:20
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

12:20 - 12:40
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

12:40 - 13:55
Networking Lunch
13:55 - 14:35
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 Innovation Imperial Logistics

Maersk GTD David Jacoby Director of Integration Framework Maersk GTD

More speakers to follow

14:35 - 14:55
Cyber Security Laws and how companies can access different Cloud Platforms in China
  • Introduction of China Telecom Global
  • China Telecom Network Infrastructure, Products and Services Portfolio
  • A brief introduction to China Cyber Security Laws
  • SD-WAN Services and how this can help Logistic companies to access Cloud platforms from China.

China Telecom Moti Khan Solution Team Leader China Telecom

14:55 - 15:25
CEVA Logistics

Stay tuned for the full details of this session

CEVA Logistics Christophe Cachat CIO CEVA Logistics

15:25 - 16:15
Networking Coffee Break sponsored by Starschema
16:15 - 17:00
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

Maersk Logistics & Services Rui Pedro Silva Global Head of Technology Deployment Maersk Logistics & Services

JF Hillebrand Leendert Vis CIO JF Hillebrand

Rogue Wave Akana Ian Goldsmith VP Product Management Rogue Wave Akana

17:00 - 17:20
Last mile deliveries: the impact of better addresses on logistics operations
  • The importance of “where”: Understand why geolocation matters and why our current addressing system is not adapted to the digital age
  • Next-gen addresses: Explore why better addresses are necessary and their links with optimisation, navigation, autonomous vehicles and voice
  • Real use cases: Discover how companies over the world are using what3words today

what3words Pierre Francois Senior Partnerships Manager – Logistics what3words

17:20 - 17:50
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

17:50 - 19:30
Networking & Drinks Reception hosted by Rogue Wave

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Day 2: Wednesday, 6th March
07:25 - 08:25
Registration & Networking Breakfast
08:25 - 08:35
Chairperson welcoming remarks

Zinnovate Håkan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

08:35 - 09:05
The Brexit to-do list for Logistics CIOs

With the Brexit deadline ever approaching, the landscape of European logistics in and out of the United Kingdom is still unknown. As the role of CIOs continues to grow within their organisation, so too do their responsibilities during these uncertain times.

By the time of the Logistics CIO Forum, the market hopes there will be a clear direction to follow, whatever that may be. In this presentation, the FTA will deliver a focus on what CIOs and logistics IT departments must have in place to ensure they are as prepared as possible for 29th March and beyond to enable as smooth and stable a transition period as possible.

Freight Transport Association James Hookham Deputy Chief Executive Freight Transport Association

09:05 - 09:35
How XPO Logistics is driving the digitization of the transportation industry

Hear about XPO’s new platform in Europe that connects us together with our customers and carrier partners to automate freight bidding, pricing, planning and tracking on a massive scale. XPO Connect is the first digital marketplace to use data intelligence to match supply and demand in real time across the transportation ecosystem: truckload, rail, drayage, expedite and last mile.

XPO Logistics Mario Harik CIO XPO Logistics

09:35 - 10:20
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

Lufthansa Cargo Jochen Göttelmann CIO Lufthansa Cargo

OpenPricer Daniel Rueda CEO OpenPricer

Unimasters Nikolai Bozhilov CEO Unimasters

Stargo Joel Sellam Founder & CEO Stargo

10:20 - 10:40
TomTom BRIDGE: Inspiring businesses to create smarter mobility solutions
  • The Connected Mobility Industry
    • The evolution of business mobility
    • The biggest challenges in the mobility space
    • What trends do we see in the industry?
  • TomTom’s vision
    • How will TomTom BRIDGE play a role to fulfil this vision?

TomTom BRIDGE Antoine Mathiuad Director Global Sales TomTom BRIDGE

10:40 - 11:25
Networking Coffee Break
11:25 - 11:55
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

11:55 - 12:20
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

12:20 - 13:00
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

Port of Amsterdam Jan Egbertsen Innovation Manager Port of Amsterdam

Gebrüder Weiss Andreas Pichler Head of Innovation Gebrüder Weiss

13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch and Conference End

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