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8:00
Registration
9:00
Chairman’s Welcome

zinnovate Hakan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

9:05
Title coming soon…

zinnovate Hakan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

10:00
The robots are here: Automation redefines labour in logistics

Robotic process automation (RPA) makes it possible for firms to offer a better service and save money at the same time.

  • Robotics to complement labour: Learn how to identify and measure labour-intensive processes to determine your incremental, partial and full-automation roadmap
  • Automation that improves accuracy: Discover how RPA can automate manual processes and reduce the risk of error
  • Autonomous vehicles and beyond: Recognise the potential for complex automated systems, such as autonomous cars and augmented reality applications, to reshape logistics networks.

Speaker Logo Sandeep Shahi CIO DHL Global Forwarding

11:00
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
11:30
Building on the digital future

Technology has moved beyond enabling LSP business operations: algorithms now make the decisions too. Create a cogent organizational strategy with a long-term digital roadmap.

  • Leverage digital to drive value: Reimagine your digital transformation strategy and drive future success through customer definition, industry benchmarking and trend-tracking
  • Improve customer experience: Take technology from cost-centre to revenue generation by aligning your team with business and technology priorities
  • Automate decision making: Drive real-time agility and customer-centricity through evolving technologies.

Speaker Logo Markus Sontheimer CIO/CDO & Member of the Board Schenker AG

12:00
Reinventing workflow and process management

Logistics is increasingly borrowing strategies from the tech and finance industries, including new styles of workflow and product management. Prepare for these changes to prevent errors.

  • Define your digital strategy with the best technology: Debate the benefit and relevance of employing tech and finance-inspired process management strategies
  • Redefine your workflow with digital tools: Enable your organization to scale rapidly, with UX-friendly systems that can be adapted a non-technical workforce
  • Use workflows for effective operations: Exceed expectations with efficient planning and execution driven by workflows that configure tasks, manage exceptions and create triggers to perform.

Speaker Logo John Court CIO Eddie Stobart

12:30
Panel session: Prioritising data protection and cybersecurity

High-profile attacks have made data security a top priority. With new services and products increasingly based on detailed, granular customer data, learn how to limit the risk to customer trust.

  • Improve personnel awareness of data security: With 80% of data breaches the result of human error, update personnel about essential security protocols and data usage
  • Increase security throughout a modern logistics business: Identify risks associated with expanding touchpoints in a connected business, and safeguard your operations and data against an attack
  • Adhere to new data privacy laws: Ensure that you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), coming into force in May 2018 to protect customer privacy.

Speaker Logo Dr. Jochen Göttelmann CIO Lufthansa Cargo AG

Speaker Logo Simon Hellmuth CIO Greencarrier


Speaker to be announced, JF Hillebrand

13:30
Networking Lunch Break
14:30
Debating the benefits of blockchain

Blockchain is widely considered to have effective applications for the logistics industry, although the full scope of its potential is as yet unknown.

  • Embrace new services through blockchain: Use blockchain to offer new levels of transparency to help build trust with the customer
  • Build a blockchain network: Explore the cost benefits of building your very own blockchain and find out which applications in your organization might benefit most from the technology
  • Invest in smart contracts: Automate elements of contract execution to enhance visibility, lower costs, improve connectivity and protect against fraud.

Speaker Logo Graham Parker CEO Kontainers

15:00
Panel Discussion: The future of innovation: Driven by the customer, fulfilled by technology

With change always around the next corner, customers are increasingly and continually demanding new services. Find out why innovation is essential for new LSPs to meet this demand.

  • Manage innovation and leadership: Position your IT department as an organizational innovation leader by creating a ROI strategy to secure budget and resources
  • Quantify the ROI: Hear from IT leaders about how they measure and quantify the ROI of internal innovation to drive the development of new products
  • Foster a culture of creativity: Promote a culture of innovation through hackathons, allocated budget and dedicated teams to drive new product and service development.

DAMCO Daniel Mast Head of Innovation DAMCO

15:45
Afternoon networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
16:30
Digital is disrupting: Managing impacts in the workplace

The rate of digital adoption will be the differentiator between those that succeed and those that fail in the new world of logistics. Discover ways to survive and thrive.

  • Evolve talent requirements: Ensure that your team can adapt to future digital needs by instilling a minimum technical understanding across all positions
  • Transform your team: Help your workforce to become adept tech operatives, enabling a managed transition to automation without hampering productivity and motivation
  • Embrace visionary thinking: Allow time and opportunity for employees to think from a visionary viewpoint, encourage innovation and take advantage of the changing digital world

Bolloré Logistics Tancrède De Beler CIO Bolloré Logistics

16:45
Designing for agility

Legacy systems cannot be retired overnight, yet rapid scalability is a must for keeping pace with technological changes. Find out how to stay relevant and be ready for growth.

  • Design your digital transformation: Reconcile useful legacy systems with new cloud-driven networks to achieve sustainable scaling
  • Maintain growth through M&As: Quickly analyse common IT systems and architecture to uncover synergies, redundancies and cost-savings to ensure seamless integration
  • Design for agility and growth: Build your technology roadmap by incorporating customer priorities into your planning to ensure growth and agility.

Speaker Logo Michael Lütjann CIO Imperial Logistics

17:30
Networking drinks reception
8:30
Registration
9:30
Chairman’s Welcome

zinnovate Hakan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

9:35
Redefining collaboration through the Internet of Things (IoT)

Like it or not, collaboration is happening. Streamline your collaborations by providing partners and customers with data as and when they need it to create greater overall supply chain efficiency.

  • Transform your customer experience: Meet your customers’ visibility needs and maintain competitiveness through your own cost-effective IoT network
  • Leverage IoT: Utilize your IoT network to measure end-to-end organizational performance and ensure consistent service throughout your business
  • Exceed customer expectations: Enhance your AI strategy and incorporate M2M into your IoT network to help evolve your products in line with supply chain trends

senator_international Dirk Bauerfeld CIO Senator International

10:00
Panel Discussion: Improving the Last Mile

The last mile of a delivery is fraught with spiralling costs and capacity shortfalls, increasing the risk of customer dissatisfaction. Discuss why complexity from multiple delivery points and increased customer demand means technology is more essential than ever.

  • Employ technology to improve end user transparency: Implement customer-centric last mile technology to transform your end user SLAs from a task to a differentiator
  • Explore new delivery models: Embrace new delivery strategies, such as locker networks and in-store collection, to meet customer demand while keeping costs low
  • Deal with seasonal surges: Predict demand to adjust staffing levels or capacity to ensure customers are receiving the same level of service all year round.

Central Station AG Mathias Dollack CIO/COO Central Station AG

Freightos Daniel Mahoney Logistics Systems Strategy Manager Intel

10:45
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
11:15
Roundtable Discussions
12:15
Panel discussion: Transforming the supply chain with Big Data

Data analytics are now being leveraged to reveal unique insights for 3PLs, simplifying and enhancing complex parts of the supply chain including the all-important last mile.

  • Strengthen your basics to enhance your agility: Debate data best practice, from capture to cleaning, that will ensure your database is ready for the rigours of AI
  • Outsource data management: Discuss the possibilities and drawbacks in utilizing third parties, to gauge whether in-house security and efficiency is more cost-beneficial than advanced data outsourcing
  • Improvements in forecasting: Work with customers to help accurately predict stock levels and prevent stock shortages by providing logistics forecasting data.

CEVA Logistics Christophe Cachat CIO CEVA Logistics

Raben Group Slawomir Pawlak CIO Raben Group

13:00
Digital Transformation in Ahlers

Ahlers Sven Verstrepen Head of Supply Network Innovation & Analytics Ahlers

13:30
Networking Lunch Break
13:00
End of Logistics CIO Forum EU – See you next year!
8:00
Registration
9:00
Chairman’s Welcome

zinnovate Hakan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

9:05
Title coming soon…

zinnovate Hakan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

10:00
The robots are here: Automation redefines labour in logistics

Robotic process automation (RPA) makes it possible for firms to offer a better service and save money at the same time.

  • Robotics to complement labour: Learn how to identify and measure labour-intensive processes to determine your incremental, partial and full-automation roadmap
  • Automation that improves accuracy: Discover how RPA can automate manual processes and reduce the risk of error
  • Autonomous vehicles and beyond: Recognise the potential for complex automated systems, such as autonomous cars and augmented reality applications, to reshape logistics networks.

Speaker Logo Sandeep Shahi CIO DHL Global Forwarding

11:00
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
11:30
Building on the digital future

Technology has moved beyond enabling LSP business operations: algorithms now make the decisions too. Create a cogent organizational strategy with a long-term digital roadmap.

  • Leverage digital to drive value: Reimagine your digital transformation strategy and drive future success through customer definition, industry benchmarking and trend-tracking
  • Improve customer experience: Take technology from cost-centre to revenue generation by aligning your team with business and technology priorities
  • Automate decision making: Drive real-time agility and customer-centricity through evolving technologies.

Speaker Logo Markus Sontheimer CIO/CDO & Member of the Board Schenker AG

12:00
Reinventing workflow and process management

Logistics is increasingly borrowing strategies from the tech and finance industries, including new styles of workflow and product management. Prepare for these changes to prevent errors.

  • Define your digital strategy with the best technology: Debate the benefit and relevance of employing tech and finance-inspired process management strategies
  • Redefine your workflow with digital tools: Enable your organization to scale rapidly, with UX-friendly systems that can be adapted a non-technical workforce
  • Use workflows for effective operations: Exceed expectations with efficient planning and execution driven by workflows that configure tasks, manage exceptions and create triggers to perform.

Speaker Logo John Court CIO Eddie Stobart

12:30
Panel session: Prioritising data protection and cybersecurity

High-profile attacks have made data security a top priority. With new services and products increasingly based on detailed, granular customer data, learn how to limit the risk to customer trust.

  • Improve personnel awareness of data security: With 80% of data breaches the result of human error, update personnel about essential security protocols and data usage
  • Increase security throughout a modern logistics business: Identify risks associated with expanding touchpoints in a connected business, and safeguard your operations and data against an attack
  • Adhere to new data privacy laws: Ensure that you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), coming into force in May 2018 to protect customer privacy.

Speaker Logo Dr. Jochen Göttelmann CIO Lufthansa Cargo AG

Speaker Logo Simon Hellmuth CIO Greencarrier


Speaker to be announced, JF Hillebrand

13:30
Networking Lunch Break
14:30
Debating the benefits of blockchain

Blockchain is widely considered to have effective applications for the logistics industry, although the full scope of its potential is as yet unknown.

  • Embrace new services through blockchain: Use blockchain to offer new levels of transparency to help build trust with the customer
  • Build a blockchain network: Explore the cost benefits of building your very own blockchain and find out which applications in your organization might benefit most from the technology
  • Invest in smart contracts: Automate elements of contract execution to enhance visibility, lower costs, improve connectivity and protect against fraud.

Speaker Logo Graham Parker CEO Kontainers

15:00
Panel Discussion: The future of innovation: Driven by the customer, fulfilled by technology

With change always around the next corner, customers are increasingly and continually demanding new services. Find out why innovation is essential for new LSPs to meet this demand.

  • Manage innovation and leadership: Position your IT department as an organizational innovation leader by creating a ROI strategy to secure budget and resources
  • Quantify the ROI: Hear from IT leaders about how they measure and quantify the ROI of internal innovation to drive the development of new products
  • Foster a culture of creativity: Promote a culture of innovation through hackathons, allocated budget and dedicated teams to drive new product and service development.

DAMCO Daniel Mast Head of Innovation DAMCO

15:45
Afternoon networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
16:30
Digital is disrupting: Managing impacts in the workplace

The rate of digital adoption will be the differentiator between those that succeed and those that fail in the new world of logistics. Discover ways to survive and thrive.

  • Evolve talent requirements: Ensure that your team can adapt to future digital needs by instilling a minimum technical understanding across all positions
  • Transform your team: Help your workforce to become adept tech operatives, enabling a managed transition to automation without hampering productivity and motivation
  • Embrace visionary thinking: Allow time and opportunity for employees to think from a visionary viewpoint, encourage innovation and take advantage of the changing digital world

Bolloré Logistics Tancrède De Beler CIO Bolloré Logistics

16:45
Designing for agility

Legacy systems cannot be retired overnight, yet rapid scalability is a must for keeping pace with technological changes. Find out how to stay relevant and be ready for growth.

  • Design your digital transformation: Reconcile useful legacy systems with new cloud-driven networks to achieve sustainable scaling
  • Maintain growth through M&As: Quickly analyse common IT systems and architecture to uncover synergies, redundancies and cost-savings to ensure seamless integration
  • Design for agility and growth: Build your technology roadmap by incorporating customer priorities into your planning to ensure growth and agility.

Speaker Logo Michael Lütjann CIO Imperial Logistics

17:30
Networking drinks reception

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8:30
Registration
9:30
Chairman’s Welcome

zinnovate Hakan Nilsson CEO Zinnovate

9:35
Redefining collaboration through the Internet of Things (IoT)

Like it or not, collaboration is happening. Streamline your collaborations by providing partners and customers with data as and when they need it to create greater overall supply chain efficiency.

  • Transform your customer experience: Meet your customers’ visibility needs and maintain competitiveness through your own cost-effective IoT network
  • Leverage IoT: Utilize your IoT network to measure end-to-end organizational performance and ensure consistent service throughout your business
  • Exceed customer expectations: Enhance your AI strategy and incorporate M2M into your IoT network to help evolve your products in line with supply chain trends

senator_international Dirk Bauerfeld CIO Senator International

10:00
Panel Discussion: Improving the Last Mile

The last mile of a delivery is fraught with spiralling costs and capacity shortfalls, increasing the risk of customer dissatisfaction. Discuss why complexity from multiple delivery points and increased customer demand means technology is more essential than ever.

  • Employ technology to improve end user transparency: Implement customer-centric last mile technology to transform your end user SLAs from a task to a differentiator
  • Explore new delivery models: Embrace new delivery strategies, such as locker networks and in-store collection, to meet customer demand while keeping costs low
  • Deal with seasonal surges: Predict demand to adjust staffing levels or capacity to ensure customers are receiving the same level of service all year round.

Central Station AG Mathias Dollack CIO/COO Central Station AG

Freightos Daniel Mahoney Logistics Systems Strategy Manager Intel

10:45
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
11:15
Roundtable Discussions
12:15
Panel discussion: Transforming the supply chain with Big Data

Data analytics are now being leveraged to reveal unique insights for 3PLs, simplifying and enhancing complex parts of the supply chain including the all-important last mile.

  • Strengthen your basics to enhance your agility: Debate data best practice, from capture to cleaning, that will ensure your database is ready for the rigours of AI
  • Outsource data management: Discuss the possibilities and drawbacks in utilizing third parties, to gauge whether in-house security and efficiency is more cost-beneficial than advanced data outsourcing
  • Improvements in forecasting: Work with customers to help accurately predict stock levels and prevent stock shortages by providing logistics forecasting data.

CEVA Logistics Christophe Cachat CIO CEVA Logistics

Raben Group Slawomir Pawlak CIO Raben Group

13:00
Digital Transformation in Ahlers

Ahlers Sven Verstrepen Head of Supply Network Innovation & Analytics Ahlers

13:30
Networking Lunch Break
13:00
End of Logistics CIO Forum EU – See you next year!

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