Fulfil Customer Demand: Design a Proactive, Data-Centric Supply Chain Planning Strategy & Infrastructure

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Supply chains must go from survival mode to proactive mode, with a high-performance planning, forecasting and analytics model. Accuracy of execution here will earn customer trust, loyalty and market share in the new wave of e-commerce and customer expectations. Fall behind, and risk losing the hearts, minds and spend of your customers.

With supply chain planning now central to commercial success, planning departments are set to undergo a new wave of transformative processes to switch from outdated manual data processing models to a reliable, fast and cost-effective predictive strategy.  

2021 is the year to set the budgets, innovate and prepare to scale collaboratively to change the way brands plan supply chains and forecast demand, and exceed expectations of savvy, demanding customers. 

4 Essential Themes For 2021

  • Data Infrastructure & Strategic Partner Integration A comprehensive data strategy breaks down and picks apart the entire existing ecosystem of suppliers and systems from ERPs down to paper receipts and reconsider needs based on the supply chain structure you already have. Knowing exactly what your current capabilities are will help you build your 5-year roadmap to seamless data integration, collection, and analysis.
  • Advanced Supply Chain Analytics Breaking down massive datasets into actionable insights is nearly impossible when you don’t know what to look for. An even worse scenario is when there’s no data to be interpreted leaving your strategies up in the air, leaving shippers in a reactive state instead of a proactive one, delaying your product and creating a loss in profits. Make sure you make to most of the data form the very start.
  • Change Management Process Road Map The people element of a digital transformation strategy is the most difficult to tackle. People need to be a part of the process, and finding a way to listen, train and involve your talent and workforce into the strategy is a science.
  • Pilot & Process Analysis, Financial Planning and Execution We are on the cusp of massive digital transformation processes across supply chains. These take a long time to implement, resource and can be a big financial risk if you do not test and consider the approach carefully. Before you consider the latest buzzy tech, take into consideration the needs of the business and processes that need to be changed and optimised. Make sure you have the right base to implement the next big thing.

Supply chain leaders driving the planning transformation agenda include:

Joey Zwillinger - Headshot
Allbirds - Logo

Joey Zwillinger CEO Allbirds

Shawn Curran - Headshot
Gap Inc. - Logo

Shawn Curran COO Gap Inc.

Alexis DePree - Headshot
Nordstrom - Logo

Alexis DePree CSCO Nordstrom

Liz O’Neill - Headshot
Levi Strauss & Co - Logo

Liz O’Neill COO Levi Strauss & Co

James Reinhart - Headshot
thredUP - Logo

James Reinhart CEO thredUP

Dirk Holbach - Headshot
Henkel - Logo

Dirk Holbach CSCO Henkel

Rachel Michelin - Headshot
California Retailers Association - Logo

Rachel Michelin President & CEO California Retailers Association

Sandra MacQuillan - Headshot
Mondelēz International - Logo

Sandra MacQuillan EVP & CSCO Mondelēz International

Jason Reiman - Headshot
The Hershey Company - Logo

Jason Reiman SVP, CSCO The Hershey Company

Peder Tuborgh - Headshot
Arla Foods - Logo

Peder Tuborgh CEO Arla Foods

William Falstich - Headshot
Pfizer - Logo

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

Martin L. Reid - Headshot
Godiva Chocolatier - Logo

Martin L. Reid CSCO Godiva Chocolatier

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Summit

  1. CEO and Board Level News: Gain access to first-hand insights from the industry's biggest names on what progress has been made and what opportunities lie ahead
  2. Industry's Answer to Long-term Planning Challenges: The meeting unites players from across the ecosystem to define the planning strategy across the business
  3. Practical Case Studies: The ONLY forum to deep-dive into case studies of planning excellence in supply chain operations, crucial risk management scenarios and more!
  4. Exclusive Interactive Panel Discussions: for industry leaders who are ready for open and honest conversations on the future of our supply chains in this new paradigm
  5. Business-to-Business Setting: We will cover the hard-hitting topics, push the boundaries of what's possible, deliver tangible take-aways and tackle the evolution of the industry head on

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