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Defining the Future of Supply Chain

Tangible, reliable business information is like gold dust in the supply chain industry right now. As a supply chain leader, you need to be in-the-know in this fast changing, dynamic world. This agenda has been specially curated to provide you with the information you need to set the vision for your company.


Taster Pass Keynotes


08:30 - 09:00
Fireside Chat: Consumer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy
  • Understand what customers really want, such as choice of channel and flexibility of delivery, to provide greater choice and control for each end-user
  • Move from a ‘scale and volume’ operation to one of ‘flexibility and agility’ by utilizing nimble fulfilment mechanisms to deliver for all delivery preferences, or channel choice
  • Discuss the best approaches to trigger the change towards data transparency, harmonization of processes to build delivery on customer non-negotiables like sustainability

Speaker Logo Sandra MacQuillan EVP & CSCO Mondelēz International

08:30 - 09:00
The Power of Flexibility: Making Adjustments in the Never Normal
  • Learn best practices to address new challenges and ensure a resilient & efficient peak season
  • Gain insights on how a holistic view of your operation can help better manage complexities through the pandemic and beyond
  • Learn what shifts and innovations are on the horizon for the supply chain industry in 2021

Speaker Logo Scott Sureddin CEO DHL Supply Chain North America

Moderator: Speaker Logo Lee Klaskow Senior Analyst - Transportation and Logistics Bloomberg Intelligence

08:30 - 09:00
Putting Sustainability Front and Center of the Supply Chain Agenda
  • While there are several short-term pressing concerns, understand the social and financial risks to your business of neglecting sustainability goals
  • Foster a culture that embraces a sustainability mindset which becomes embedded within the fibre of your business, starting with and championed by senior management
  • Commit to a future of carbon-neutral transportation and invest in a supply chain infrastructure that puts sustainability right at its core

Speaker Logo Peder Tuborgh CEO Arla Foods

Moderator: Logo Scott Luton Founder, CEO & Host Supply Chain Now

Moderator: Logo Greg White Principal & Host Supply Chain Now

08:30 - 09:00
Fireside Chat: Embracing Disruption in a Constantly Evolving World
  • Embrace a “digital first” mindset across your operations so that your processes are nimble and responsive in the face of a supply chain disruption
  • Foster a top-down culture of constant internal evaluation in order to remove the rigidity from process to ensure that you are responsive to changing customer demands
  • Retain the confidence of your customers during a crisis through open communication in the event of a supply chain disruption

Speaker Logo Robert Sanchez Chairman & CEO Ryder System

Moderator: Speaker Logo Rachel Premack Senior Transportation Reporter Business Insider

08:30 - 09:00
Drone Delivery: Revolutionizing Delivery through Advanced Technology

Speaker Logo Scott Price President, International UPS

Day 1: October 7th, 2020


 
Available on the Taster Pass Fireside Chat: Embracing Disruption in a Constantly Evolving World
  • Embrace a “digital first” mindset across your operations so that your processes are nimble and responsive in the face of a supply chain disruption
  • Foster a top-down culture of constant internal evaluation in order to remove the rigidity from process to ensure that you are responsive to changing customer demands
  • Retain the confidence of your customers during a crisis through open communication in the event of a supply chain disruption

Ryder System Robert Sanchez Chairman & CEO Ryder System

(Moderator) Business Insider Rachel Premack Senior Transportation Reporter Business Insider

 
Available on the Taster Pass Putting Sustainability Front and Center of the Supply Chain Agenda
  • While there are several short-term pressing concerns, understand the social and financial risks to your business of neglecting sustainability goals
  • Foster a culture that embraces a sustainability mindset which becomes embedded within the fibre of your business, starting with and championed by senior management
  • Commit to a future of carbon-neutral transportation and invest in a supply chain infrastructure that puts sustainability right at its core

Arla Foods Peder Tuborgh CEO Arla Foods

(Moderator) Supply Chain Now Scott Luton Founder, CEO & Host Supply Chain Now

(Moderator) Supply Chain Now Greg White Principal & Host Supply Chain Now

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Towards a More Sustainable Supply Chain
  • Learn how despite the complexities of 2020, supply chain leaders are still championing sustainability within their businesses
  • Supply chains are vast and often have 000s of suppliers, understand how companies are catalysing a transition towards a net-zero economy across their value chains
  • Understand the importance of closing the loop on product cycle – starting in product design and ending with reuse in order to drive waste down

The Hershey Company Jason Reiman SVP, CSCO The Hershey Company

ASCM Abe Eshkenazi CEO ASCM

CHEP Laura Nador President CHEP North America & BXB Digital CHEP

 
Supply Chain Visibility for a Connected, Customer-Focused Business
  • Leverage real-time global visibility to effectively predict, assess and mitigate risk in your supply chain to deliver the right product at the right time
  • Break down silos and standardize data across your network to foster a fully orchestrated system that is agile and can change in real-time to meet evolving customer demands
  • Digitally visualize your entire network to identify where you can more efficiently allocate resources and labor to maximize efficiency and cost savings across your supply chain

GlobalTranz Russell Felker CTO GlobalTranz

Tractor Supply Company Colin Yankee EVP, CSCO Tractor Supply Company

Turvo Luis Pajares EVP & Chief Revenue Officer Turvo

G2 Capital Advisors Chris Hughes Managing Director, Practice Leader of Transportation & Logistics G2 Capital Advisors

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Optimize Your Operations for the Work-From-Anywhere Era
  • Foster a culture of flexibility and decentralization that places employee trust at the center in order to maximize workforce creativity and productivity in this new age of working
  • Sift through the myriad cloud tech platforms to find the right applications for your business that allows you to manage projects efficiently & communicate with your teams effectively
  • Understand the importance of having a strong IT team as the digital backbone of your organization to allow you to overcome the tech challenges that will arise in your business

Norfolk Southern Annie Adams EVP & Chief Transformation Officer Norfolk Southern

 
Workforce Management for the Next New Normal
  • Now more than ever, companies need the ability to change direction in an instant. Industries are facing fluctuating demand, new customer expectations, labor shortages, and supply chain disruptions — sometimes all at once
  • Having the right employee in the right place at the right time is increasingly important, but ever more challenging
  • This new world requires a new approach to workforce management. Because today, agility is everything

Blue Yonder Julie Hunt Solutions Executive Blue Yonder

Harris Teeter Chris Harmon WFM Business Analyst Harris Teeter

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Customer-Centricity in a World Riddled with Uncertainty
  • Learn how ArcBest adapted operations and strategy quickly due to the complexities of 2020 whilst still maintaining customer-centricity
  • Hear how the company has expanded its digital offerings in order to open up more avenues for connections between representatives and customers
  • Understand the key lessons learnt from this year to remove operational complexity and what the plan is moving forwards, keeping customers at the centre of focus

ArcBest Judy McReynolds Chairman, President and CEO ArcBest

 
The Evolution of the Last Mile
  • Make open communication (location, timing, disruptions) with your customer central to your last mile strategy to retain the confidence in your brand & foster repeat business
  • Learn about the most effective ways to balance growing delivery volumes and reduction in carbon emissions through technologies such as route optimization & augmented reality
  • Understand how it is critical to integrate a returns game plan into your fulfilment strategy to deliver a seamless end-to-end experience to your customer

CenterPoint Michael Murphy EVP of Development CenterPoint

Redbubble Arnaud Deshais CSCO Redbubble

XPO Logistics Erik Caldwell President, Last Mile XPO Logistics

Day 2: October 8th, 2020


 
Available on the Taster Pass Fireside Chat: Consumer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy
  • Understand what customers really want, such as choice of channel and flexibility of delivery, to provide greater choice and control for each end-user
  • Move from a ‘scale and volume’ operation to one of ‘flexibility and agility’ by utilizing nimble fulfilment mechanisms to deliver for all delivery preferences, or channel choice
  • Discuss the best approaches to trigger the change towards data transparency, harmonization of processes to build delivery on customer non-negotiables like sustainability

Mondelēz International Sandra MacQuillan EVP & CSCO Mondelēz International

Industry Dive Emma Cosgrove Supply Chain Reporter Industry Dive

 
Available on the Taster Pass The Power of Flexibility: Making Adjustments in the Never Normal
  • Learn best practices to address new challenges and ensure a resilient & efficient peak season
  • Gain insights on how a holistic view of your operation can help better manage complexities through the pandemic and beyond
  • Learn what shifts and innovations are on the horizon for the supply chain industry in 2021

DHL Supply Chain North America Scott Sureddin CEO DHL Supply Chain North America

(Moderator) Bloomberg Intelligence Lee Klaskow Senior Analyst - Transportation and Logistics Bloomberg Intelligence

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Available on the Taster Pass 5 Cutting Edge Technologies Shaping the Future of Supply Chain

UPS Scott Price President, International UPS

 
Pandemics, Natural Disasters… Shocks: The Need for Proactive Risk Management
  • Understand the importance of excess capacity and what-if scenario planning throughout your entire supply chain to maintain their function in the event of a disruption
  • Digitally visualize your entire network to identify the scope for prudent choices in the selection and location of suppliers to de-risk your operation
  • Analyze your global sourcing model to weigh up difficult decisions such as offshoring versus onshoring by considering expertise, material availability and transport costs

Pfizer William Faltstich Vice President, Global Supply Chain - Sterile Injectable Hospital Business Pfizer

Intel Ravi Dosanjh Head of Strategic Programs Intel

Ryder

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An eCommerce Fulfilment Strategy to Delight in the age of Direct-to-Consumer
  • Digitally visualize your current network to see if there is a need for additional nodes to increase the speed and efficiency of your delivery network
  • Leverage cloud-based systems to unite nodes and enhance replenishment & fulfilment efficiencies through greater communication in your network
  • Identify the scope for automation within your existing warehouses (robotics or otherwise) in order to improve inventory management, order cycle times and employee productivity

Godiva Chocolatier Martin L. Reid CSCO Godiva Chocolatier

iamRobotics

G2 Capital Advisors Matt Konkle Senior Managing Director, Head of Industry Teams G2 Capital Advisors

 
Empowering Entrepreneurs to Stay at the Forefront of Logistics
  • Understand how to empower independent freight agents through flexible working hours, load security and a reliable stream of customers to ensure long-term success
  • Learn that freight matching (digital or otherwise) requires a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding your customer’s needs & the industry dynamics to be successfully
  • While tech. continues to impact, understand how relationships (e.g. with owner-operators and brokers) retain their critical important for the long-term viability of your business

Landstar Joe Beacom Chief Safety & Operations Officer Landstar

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Unlock Efficiencies through Targeted Automation
  • 55% of logistics is still manual, build an implementable integration strategy that will allow you to connect your physical supply chain with your digital supply chain
  • Sift through the myriad technologies in the market including RPA to find the technologies that can transform your supply chain & drive efficiencies in your operations
  • Improve the customer experience and manage your employee’s workload through automation that achieves quick wins in terms of efficacy and accuracy of data entry
 
Fireside Chat: Data Drives the Future of Connected Logistics
  • Learn how predictive analytics can be utilized to track goods in transit in order to reduce costs and maximize customer services
  • Build and implement agile software architectures that are easier to deploy and cheaper to use for your customers
  • Overcome the challenge of fluctuating volumes with innovative strategies to driver operational efficiency and consumer satisfaction

Lineage Logistics Greg Lehmkuhl President & CEO Lineage Logistics

(Moderator) Industry Dive Emma Cosgrove Supply Chain Reporter Industry Dive

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