A New Dawn for Logistics: Delivering a Scalable, Dependable,
Data-Driven Service

*All Times in CT


Day 1 - 6th October 2021

9:05am–9:30am (CT)

Keynote: Driving Purpose & Growth through Supply Chain Transformation

  • Learn how a digitally agile, customer-centric supply chain is no longer a cost center but a revenue driver for your organization
  • Embed a top-down sense of purpose and customer-centricity in your organization to ensure that you are ahead of the curve disruptions and challenges to your business
  • Realise the benefits of a diverse and inclusive culture that champions different ways of thinking and brings new ideas to the table

Sandra MacQuillan Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer Mondelēz International


9:30am–9:45am (CT)

The Future of Fulfilment: Data-Driven Network Design

The eCommerce boom has forced retailers and manufacturers to re-design their networks. The strategic position of inventory is the key to winning consumer loyalty and cost-management.

  • Combine fulfilment node capacity data with SKU information to enable strategic decision making on inventory allocation across nodes (DCs, Stores, MFCs etc)
  • Model for demand fluctuations so that you can add in new inventory storage locations e.g. MFCs to proactively overcome demand surges
  • Assess the impact of proximity to pivotal access points such as transportation & urban hubs to balance cost with a quick, streamlined network work design

Chris Lewis President ADUSA Supply Chain


9:45am–10:00am (CT)

Fireside Chat: Data-Driven Logistics Sustainability – From Words to Action

It’s clear that the sustainability agenda is here to stay and is something that your customers are focussed on. Commit to putting sustainability at the heart of what you do.

  • While there are several short-term pressing concerns, understand the social and financial risks to your business of neglecting sustainability goals
  • Leverage supply chain visibility solutions including real-time predictive analytics in order to eliminate empty miles and increase capacity utilization to lower CO2 emissions
  • Commit to a future of carbon-neutral transportation (e.g. use of electric vehicles and carbon offsets) to ensure you’re not left behind in the green revolution

Stuart Michael Whiting Senior Vice President, Logistics & Planning Schneider Electric


10:00am–10:15am (CT)

Networking Break

10:15am–11:00am (CT)

Live Panel - Overcoming the Unknown: What-if Scenario Planning in Logistics

Customers require a trusted service in a world of risk. Providing an agile, flexible system that predicts, pre-empts and adapts to change is the key to retention. 

  •  Identify the core data-sets such as ERP, TMS, WMS and customer demand fluctuations in order to get a 360 picture of your core transportation & warehouse processes
  • Overlay third party risk data e.g. weather disruptions & geo-political challenges for what-if scenario planning to ensure volatility doesn’t cripple your transportation network
  • Bake in back up plans e.g. modal-optionality and different port of entry by assessing the cost and customer-need to have the capacity & infrastructure to quickly adjust

John Motley CEO and Founder Log-Net

Richard Farquharson VP, Global Head of Logistics & Distribution AstraZeneca

Kendra Phillips Chief Technology Officer & VP of New Products Ryder System

Andrea Turner Vice President, Global Customer Service & Logistics Mondelēz International

11:00am–11:15am (CT)

Fireside Chat: Keeping Your Supply Chains Moving in an Uncertain World

  • Learn how to manage the transportation planning process so your networks are not overwhelmed in peak periods & you can deliver a reliable, best-in-class customer experience
  • Find out how to dynamically adjust to supply chain disruptions in real time to ensure that these events don’t cripple your supply chain
  • Understand the current best practices for securing reliable capacity so that you can quickly adapt to fluctuating consumer demand

Joe Beacom COO Landstar

11:15am–12:00pm (CT)

Live Panel - Transportation Data: The Secret Sauce for Product Differentiation

Customers are demanding a value-based service that is reliable and dependable. Unlocking your potential through data is the most effective way of doing this. 

  • Leverage APIs and Process Automation to simplify your data collection channels to ensure that you are collecting the right logistics information in a manageable way
  • Establish clear best practices for data management e.g. data recovery strategies to ensure that your processes are compliant with data protection policies and are cyber secure
  • Avoid “data overload” by prioritizing the valuable data that will allow you to efficiently allocate resources to drive savings across your network

Steve Beda EVP of Customer Success and Advisory Services Trax Technologies

Amita Gudipati EVP Operations and Technology – Land Transportation, Region Americas DB Schenker

Eric Ristow VP Product Management Lineage Logistics

Erik Lehikoinen SVP of Global Sales Logmore

12:00pm–12:15pm (CT)

Networking break

12:15pm–12:30pm (CT)

Embedding Exceptional Customer Service from Discovery to Delivery

As customers continue their rapid shift online, e-commerce brands are uniquely positioned to drive loyalty by leveraging data and technology. Sophisticated customer service operations can offer personal, tailored experiences all the way from the moment a customer discovers a product, to the day it reaches their doorstep, and beyond. Sanjeev Sahni, Head of Customer Service at Wayfair, will discuss how Wayfair’s award-winning team of more than 4,000 in-house service experts — backed by world-class technology and empowered to handle issues independently and on the fly — provide solutions tailored to the individual customer's unique needs no matter where they are in their journey. Learn how Wayfair’s approach to combining innovation and autonomy gives its customer service team the opportunity to consistently provide the right information and solution, at the right time to deliver an exceptional end-to-end experience.

Sanjeev Sahni Head of Service and Service Operations Wayfair

12:30pm–12:45pm (CT)

Fireside Chat: Soaring Demand for Warehouse Space

  • Learn how the growth in eCommerce has impacted the demand for warehouse space
  • Find out how the last 18 months is driving companies to look at different ports of entry as well as buffer stocks
  • Understand what the key factors are that go into site decision making

Matt Mullarkey SVP, Strategic Projects & Planning CenterPoint

12:45pm–1:00pm (CT)

Evaluating Your Transportation Network Performance to Keep Freight Moving

  • Understand the importance of objective, data-driven evaluation of your transportation network to identify inefficiencies and areas for improvement
  • Find out how shippers are utilizing data to scale up and scale down their capacity needs
  • Learn how transformative change can help stabilize your transportation network and keep your freight moving

Heather Mueller Chief Operating Officer Breakthrough

1:00pm–1:15pm (CT)

Live Q+A

Sanjeev Sahni Head of Service and Service Operations Wayfair

Heather Mueller Chief Operating Officer Breakthrough

1:15pm–1:30pm (CT)

Networking Break

1:30pm–2:15pm (CT)

Live Panel - Repetition is Reputation: Build Confidence in your Fulfilment Services

In world of constant flux, you can’t always deliver on time. Managing your customers’ expectations through the delivery process is critical. This needs to be flexible, scalable and tailored to individuals.

  • Understand the importance of overcommunication to ensure that your customers are not blindsided by longer timelines, price changes and general transportation disruptions
  • Assess the balance of the human touch and automated technologies, such as chatbots and shared dashboards, to deliver a tailored and transparent service
  • Monitor key data points, KPIs and customer feedback (e.g. on-time freight pickups, dwell times) to constantly assess and improve your service levels

James Nissenberg VP Logistics Santa Monica Seafood

Johnny Ivanyi Global Head of Distribution Operations Bayer

Sean Francisco Chief Operating Officer Apex Logistics

Lou Bachenheimer Head of Solutions Architecture Blue Prism

Day 2 - 7th October 2021

9:05am–9:20am (CT)

Fireside Chat: The State of Supply Chain Execution

The pandemic stressed the importance of supply chain execution. To deliver a reliable, dependable service we must embrace a digital mindset that is customer centric.

  • Understand how the core disruptors (including the continued rise of eCommerce) are changing the way supply chain execution is being done
  • Assess the impact of key customer trends on supply chain execution and the long-term consequences with persisting on utilizing outdated processes
  • Explore how logistics has changed from being a cost-center to a product differentiator that drive revenue

Nando Cesarone President, U.S. Operations UPS


9:20am–9:40am (CT)

Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet - Driving a Singular Innovation Goal

Game-changing opportunities are very lucrative but very hard to come by. Fostering a culture that champions creativity and different ways of thinking creates the environment for revolutionary ideas.

  • Objectively evaluate your current digital and manual processes in order to see what is and isn’t working to drive towards problem-based innovation
  • Meticulously analyze key financial metrics such as market share, RoI and margins to ensure informed investment decision making that will drive the business forward
  • Hone in on what humans do best (innovation, creativity) by shifting away from slow, error prone manual tasks like data entry

Paul Gallagher Chief Supply Chain Officer General Mills


9:40am–10:00am (CT)

In Conversation with Kate Vitasek: Vested & Modern Supply Chain

  • Understand how the Vested business model applies more than ever to current challenging supply chain conditions we are all facing
  • Learn how the model allows organization to foster, stronger non-transactional business relationships through a “What’s-in-it-for-We” mentality
  • Find out how the model can help companies adapt to changing needs and mitigate risk while working towards mutual success

Kate Vitasek Faculty, Graduate & Executive Education University of Tennessee - Haslam College of Business Administration


10:00am–10:15am (CT)

Fireside Chat: An Actionable Roadmap for Change Management

Change is difficult but is a requirement in the modern business world. Making change as seamless as possible is always the aim but is easier said than done.

  • Create a digitalization roadmap with leadership with relevant milestones that takes into consideration the customer and your existing employees
  • Get everybody, from Gen Z’ers to Baby Boomers in your organization on board in your digital transformation journey by fostering a top-down culture of constant internal evaluation
  • Open communication streams throughout the organization such as using team champions and anonymous feedback to ensure that roadblocks to change are overcome efficiently

Nick Nanos Chief Supply Chain Officer LCBO

10:15am–11:00am (CT)

Live Panel – Driving Towards a Singular Innovation Goal

Game-changing opportunities are very lucrative but very hard to come by. Fostering a culture that champions creativity and different ways of thinking creates the environment for revolutionary ideas.

  • Objectively evaluate your current digital and manual processes in order to see what is and isn’t working to drive towards problem-based innovation
  • Meticulously analyze key financial metrics such as market share, RoI and margins to ensure informed investment decision making that will drive the business forward
  • Hone in on what humans do best (innovation, creativity) by shifting away from slow, error prone manual tasks like data entry

Paul Gallagher Chief Supply Chain Officer General Mills

Suzanne Offerman Senior Proposition Manager, Global Trade Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE

Sean Halligan Senior Vice President, Pharma Supply Chain Operations Cardinal Health

Franklin Littleton President DHL Supply Chain

11:00am–11:20am (CT)

Networking Break

11:20am–11:40am (CT)

Fireside Chat: Managing the Logistics of Lenovo’s 34 Global Manufacturing Sites

Managing a global supply chain with multiple manufacturing sites requires meticulous logistics planning and execution.

  • Understand the challenges and opportunity that a distributed network of 34 manufacturing sites presents for Lenovo
  • Learn about the immediate challenges that logistics industry must navigate as it moves towards increased digitalization
  • Find out how Lenovo turned to innovative solutions to navigate the significant disruption to its operations early in the pandemic

Gareth Davies Head of Global Logistics Lenovo

11:40am–12:00pm (CT)

Fireside Chat: The Supply Chain Customer-First Experience

Learn how Intel is building confidence for a constrained environment to enhance the customer experience

Ravi Dosanjh Head of Customer Supply Chain Enablement Intel

Joaquin Sufuentes Enterprise Data Management Service Owner Intel Corporation

12:00pm–12:45pm (CT)

Live Panel: Fostering and Enhancing Intra-Company Supply Chain Collaboration

Logistics is a vital cog within the broader wheel of supply chain. Breaking down silos between all supply chain departments is key to achieving end-to-end supply chain harmony.

  • Utilize scalable cloud infrastructures to ensure all supply chain departments e.g. planning, manufacturing, have access to key information to pre-empt and overcome disruption
  • Understand the logistics data needs of other departments e.g. truck capacity availability to ensure that required volume and regularity of collection is met across the board
  • Find out the data sets logistics executives need from other departments e.g. demand planning forecasts, to ensure that your supply chain execution processing are in harmony

Marcin Fic VP, Global Operations Digital Transformation Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ravi Dosanjh Head of Customer Supply Chain Enablement Intel

John Berry Director of IT JUSDA America


*Workshop admittance is subject to approval and adherence to the audience criteria


Invite Only Discovery Workshops:

October 6 – 2-3:30 ET/1-2:30 CT

Discovery Workshop: Relationships Matter - Enhancing Collaboration in Logistics

In partnership with: Emerge - Logo

Discussion Points:

  • Understand how the last 18 months has taught us just how critical relationships between partners and vendors are in the logistics industry
  • Discuss the appropriate mix of human relationships and technology in order to overcome supply chain disruptions efficiently
  • Learn how to foster better technology adoption in your organization through best in class change management practices

Audience Criteria:

  • Region: North America
  • Industry: Retailer, Manufacturer
  • Seniority: Directors, VP, SVP, C- Suite
  • Responsibilities: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation
Apply to Join the Workshop*

* Workshop admittance is subject to approval and adherence to the audience criteria

October 6 – 2-3:30 ET/1-2:30 CT

Discovery Workshop: Driving Business Value with Humanized Supply Chain Visibility

In partnership with: Tive - Logo

Discussion Points:

  • Visibility means different things at different companies; tailor supply chain visibility to your business by assessing where it will add value to your team while avoiding information overload and analysis paralysis
  • Integrate real-time visibility solutions and cultivate a collaborative team culture into your existing logistics operation to eliminate preventable shipment delays and damage
  • Leverage supply chain visibility to move beyond single, operational siloed supply chain decision making, and better understand the broader risks & impacts of events on the entire value chain

Audience Criteria:

  • Region: North America
  • Industry: Retailer, Manufacturer, Logistics
  • Seniority: Directors, VP, SVP, C- Suite
  • Responsibilities: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Technology
Apply to Join the Workshop*

* Workshop admittance is subject to approval and adherence to the audience criteria

October 7 – 2-3:30 ET/1-2:30 CT

Discovery Workshop: Risk Mitigation in Logistics through What-if Scenario Planning

In partnership with: Appian - Logo

Discussion Points:

  • Understand how digital twin technology can be utilized to effectively predict and pre-empt supply chain disruptions
  • Overlay third party risk data e.g. weather disruptions & geo-political challenges for what-if scenario planning to ensure volatility doesn’t cripple your transportation network
  • Leverage these models to formulate logistics back up plans e.g. modal-optionality by assessing cost and customer-need to quickly adjust to events

Audience Criteria:

  • Region: North America
  • Industry: Retailer, Manufacturer, Logistics
  • Seniority: Directors, VP, SVP, C- Suite
  • Responsibilities: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Technology
Apply to Join the Workshop*

* Workshop admittance is subject to approval and adherence to the audience criteria

OCTOBER 7 – 2-3:30 ET/1-2:30 CT

Discovery Workshop: Dependable Access to Capacity through Logistics Planning

In partnership with: Apex Logistics - Logo

Discussion Points:

  • Learn how to manage the transportation planning process so your networks are not overwhelmed in peak periods & you can deliver a reliable, best-in-class customer experience
  • Balance cost and speed of different transportation modes (ocean, truck, rail or air) so that you can seamlessly switch in the event of capacity crunches
  • Share current best practices for securing reliable capacity so that you can quickly adapt to fluctuating consumer demand

Audience Criteria:

  • Region: North America
  • Industry: Retailer, Manufacturer
  • Seniority: Directors, VP, SVP, C- Suite
  • Responsibilities: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Technology
Apply to Join the Workshop*

* Workshop admittance is subject to approval and adherence to the audience criteria

Day 1 - 6th October 2021

9:05am–9:30am (CT)

Keynote: Driving Purpose & Growth through Supply Chain Transformation

  • Learn how a digitally agile, customer-centric supply chain is no longer a cost center but a revenue driver for your organization
  • Embed a top-down sense of purpose and customer-centricity in your organization to ensure that you are ahead of the curve disruptions and challenges to your business
  • Realise the benefits of a diverse and inclusive culture that champions different ways of thinking and brings new ideas to the table

Sandra MacQuillan Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer Mondelēz International


9:30am–9:45am (CT)

The Future of Fulfilment: Data-Driven Network Design

The eCommerce boom has forced retailers and manufacturers to re-design their networks. The strategic position of inventory is the key to winning consumer loyalty and cost-management.

  • Combine fulfilment node capacity data with SKU information to enable strategic decision making on inventory allocation across nodes (DCs, Stores, MFCs etc)
  • Model for demand fluctuations so that you can add in new inventory storage locations e.g. MFCs to proactively overcome demand surges
  • Assess the impact of proximity to pivotal access points such as transportation & urban hubs to balance cost with a quick, streamlined network work design

Chris Lewis President ADUSA Supply Chain


9:45am–10:00am (CT)

Fireside Chat: Data-Driven Logistics Sustainability – From Words to Action

It’s clear that the sustainability agenda is here to stay and is something that your customers are focussed on. Commit to putting sustainability at the heart of what you do.

  • While there are several short-term pressing concerns, understand the social and financial risks to your business of neglecting sustainability goals
  • Leverage supply chain visibility solutions including real-time predictive analytics in order to eliminate empty miles and increase capacity utilization to lower CO2 emissions
  • Commit to a future of carbon-neutral transportation (e.g. use of electric vehicles and carbon offsets) to ensure you’re not left behind in the green revolution

Stuart Michael Whiting Senior Vice President, Logistics & Planning Schneider Electric


10:00am–10:15am (CT)

Networking Break

10:15am–11:00am (CT)

Live Panel - Overcoming the Unknown: What-if Scenario Planning in Logistics

Customers require a trusted service in a world of risk. Providing an agile, flexible system that predicts, pre-empts and adapts to change is the key to retention. 

  •  Identify the core data-sets such as ERP, TMS, WMS and customer demand fluctuations in order to get a 360 picture of your core transportation & warehouse processes
  • Overlay third party risk data e.g. weather disruptions & geo-political challenges for what-if scenario planning to ensure volatility doesn’t cripple your transportation network
  • Bake in back up plans e.g. modal-optionality and different port of entry by assessing the cost and customer-need to have the capacity & infrastructure to quickly adjust

John Motley CEO and Founder Log-Net

Richard Farquharson VP, Global Head of Logistics & Distribution AstraZeneca

Kendra Phillips Chief Technology Officer & VP of New Products Ryder System

Andrea Turner Vice President, Global Customer Service & Logistics Mondelēz International

11:00am–11:15am (CT)

Fireside Chat: Keeping Your Supply Chains Moving in an Uncertain World

  • Learn how to manage the transportation planning process so your networks are not overwhelmed in peak periods & you can deliver a reliable, best-in-class customer experience
  • Find out how to dynamically adjust to supply chain disruptions in real time to ensure that these events don’t cripple your supply chain
  • Understand the current best practices for securing reliable capacity so that you can quickly adapt to fluctuating consumer demand

Joe Beacom COO Landstar

11:15am–12:00pm (CT)

Live Panel - Transportation Data: The Secret Sauce for Product Differentiation

Customers are demanding a value-based service that is reliable and dependable. Unlocking your potential through data is the most effective way of doing this. 

  • Leverage APIs and Process Automation to simplify your data collection channels to ensure that you are collecting the right logistics information in a manageable way
  • Establish clear best practices for data management e.g. data recovery strategies to ensure that your processes are compliant with data protection policies and are cyber secure
  • Avoid “data overload” by prioritizing the valuable data that will allow you to efficiently allocate resources to drive savings across your network

Steve Beda EVP of Customer Success and Advisory Services Trax Technologies

Amita Gudipati EVP Operations and Technology – Land Transportation, Region Americas DB Schenker

Eric Ristow VP Product Management Lineage Logistics

Erik Lehikoinen SVP of Global Sales Logmore

12:00pm–12:15pm (CT)

Networking break

12:15pm–12:30pm (CT)

Embedding Exceptional Customer Service from Discovery to Delivery

As customers continue their rapid shift online, e-commerce brands are uniquely positioned to drive loyalty by leveraging data and technology. Sophisticated customer service operations can offer personal, tailored experiences all the way from the moment a customer discovers a product, to the day it reaches their doorstep, and beyond. Sanjeev Sahni, Head of Customer Service at Wayfair, will discuss how Wayfair’s award-winning team of more than 4,000 in-house service experts — backed by world-class technology and empowered to handle issues independently and on the fly — provide solutions tailored to the individual customer's unique needs no matter where they are in their journey. Learn how Wayfair’s approach to combining innovation and autonomy gives its customer service team the opportunity to consistently provide the right information and solution, at the right time to deliver an exceptional end-to-end experience.

Sanjeev Sahni Head of Service and Service Operations Wayfair

12:30pm–12:45pm (CT)

Fireside Chat: Soaring Demand for Warehouse Space

  • Learn how the growth in eCommerce has impacted the demand for warehouse space
  • Find out how the last 18 months is driving companies to look at different ports of entry as well as buffer stocks
  • Understand what the key factors are that go into site decision making

Matt Mullarkey SVP, Strategic Projects & Planning CenterPoint

12:45pm–1:00pm (CT)

Evaluating Your Transportation Network Performance to Keep Freight Moving

  • Understand the importance of objective, data-driven evaluation of your transportation network to identify inefficiencies and areas for improvement
  • Find out how shippers are utilizing data to scale up and scale down their capacity needs
  • Learn how transformative change can help stabilize your transportation network and keep your freight moving

Heather Mueller Chief Operating Officer Breakthrough

1:00pm–1:15pm (CT)

Live Q+A

Sanjeev Sahni Head of Service and Service Operations Wayfair

Heather Mueller Chief Operating Officer Breakthrough

1:15pm–1:30pm (CT)

Networking Break

1:30pm–2:15pm (CT)

Live Panel - Repetition is Reputation: Build Confidence in your Fulfilment Services

In world of constant flux, you can’t always deliver on time. Managing your customers’ expectations through the delivery process is critical. This needs to be flexible, scalable and tailored to individuals.

  • Understand the importance of overcommunication to ensure that your customers are not blindsided by longer timelines, price changes and general transportation disruptions
  • Assess the balance of the human touch and automated technologies, such as chatbots and shared dashboards, to deliver a tailored and transparent service
  • Monitor key data points, KPIs and customer feedback (e.g. on-time freight pickups, dwell times) to constantly assess and improve your service levels

James Nissenberg VP Logistics Santa Monica Seafood

Johnny Ivanyi Global Head of Distribution Operations Bayer

Sean Francisco Chief Operating Officer Apex Logistics

Lou Bachenheimer Head of Solutions Architecture Blue Prism

Day 2 - 7th October 2021

9:05am–9:20am (CT)

Fireside Chat: The State of Supply Chain Execution

The pandemic stressed the importance of supply chain execution. To deliver a reliable, dependable service we must embrace a digital mindset that is customer centric.

  • Understand how the core disruptors (including the continued rise of eCommerce) are changing the way supply chain execution is being done
  • Assess the impact of key customer trends on supply chain execution and the long-term consequences with persisting on utilizing outdated processes
  • Explore how logistics has changed from being a cost-center to a product differentiator that drive revenue

Nando Cesarone President, U.S. Operations UPS


9:20am–9:40am (CT)

Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet - Driving a Singular Innovation Goal

Game-changing opportunities are very lucrative but very hard to come by. Fostering a culture that champions creativity and different ways of thinking creates the environment for revolutionary ideas.

  • Objectively evaluate your current digital and manual processes in order to see what is and isn’t working to drive towards problem-based innovation
  • Meticulously analyze key financial metrics such as market share, RoI and margins to ensure informed investment decision making that will drive the business forward
  • Hone in on what humans do best (innovation, creativity) by shifting away from slow, error prone manual tasks like data entry

Paul Gallagher Chief Supply Chain Officer General Mills


9:40am–10:00am (CT)

In Conversation with Kate Vitasek: Vested & Modern Supply Chain

  • Understand how the Vested business model applies more than ever to current challenging supply chain conditions we are all facing
  • Learn how the model allows organization to foster, stronger non-transactional business relationships through a “What’s-in-it-for-We” mentality
  • Find out how the model can help companies adapt to changing needs and mitigate risk while working towards mutual success

Kate Vitasek Faculty, Graduate & Executive Education University of Tennessee - Haslam College of Business Administration


10:00am–10:15am (CT)

Fireside Chat: An Actionable Roadmap for Change Management

Change is difficult but is a requirement in the modern business world. Making change as seamless as possible is always the aim but is easier said than done.

  • Create a digitalization roadmap with leadership with relevant milestones that takes into consideration the customer and your existing employees
  • Get everybody, from Gen Z’ers to Baby Boomers in your organization on board in your digital transformation journey by fostering a top-down culture of constant internal evaluation
  • Open communication streams throughout the organization such as using team champions and anonymous feedback to ensure that roadblocks to change are overcome efficiently

Nick Nanos Chief Supply Chain Officer LCBO

10:15am–11:00am (CT)

Live Panel – Driving Towards a Singular Innovation Goal

Game-changing opportunities are very lucrative but very hard to come by. Fostering a culture that champions creativity and different ways of thinking creates the environment for revolutionary ideas.

  • Objectively evaluate your current digital and manual processes in order to see what is and isn’t working to drive towards problem-based innovation
  • Meticulously analyze key financial metrics such as market share, RoI and margins to ensure informed investment decision making that will drive the business forward
  • Hone in on what humans do best (innovation, creativity) by shifting away from slow, error prone manual tasks like data entry

Paul Gallagher Chief Supply Chain Officer General Mills

Suzanne Offerman Senior Proposition Manager, Global Trade Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE

Sean Halligan Senior Vice President, Pharma Supply Chain Operations Cardinal Health

Franklin Littleton President DHL Supply Chain

11:00am–11:20am (CT)

Networking Break

11:20am–11:40am (CT)

Fireside Chat: Managing the Logistics of Lenovo’s 34 Global Manufacturing Sites

Managing a global supply chain with multiple manufacturing sites requires meticulous logistics planning and execution.

  • Understand the challenges and opportunity that a distributed network of 34 manufacturing sites presents for Lenovo
  • Learn about the immediate challenges that logistics industry must navigate as it moves towards increased digitalization
  • Find out how Lenovo turned to innovative solutions to navigate the significant disruption to its operations early in the pandemic

Gareth Davies Head of Global Logistics Lenovo

11:40am–12:00pm (CT)

Fireside Chat: The Supply Chain Customer-First Experience

Learn how Intel is building confidence for a constrained environment to enhance the customer experience

Ravi Dosanjh Head of Customer Supply Chain Enablement Intel

Joaquin Sufuentes Enterprise Data Management Service Owner Intel Corporation

12:00pm–12:45pm (CT)

Live Panel: Fostering and Enhancing Intra-Company Supply Chain Collaboration

Logistics is a vital cog within the broader wheel of supply chain. Breaking down silos between all supply chain departments is key to achieving end-to-end supply chain harmony.

  • Utilize scalable cloud infrastructures to ensure all supply chain departments e.g. planning, manufacturing, have access to key information to pre-empt and overcome disruption
  • Understand the logistics data needs of other departments e.g. truck capacity availability to ensure that required volume and regularity of collection is met across the board
  • Find out the data sets logistics executives need from other departments e.g. demand planning forecasts, to ensure that your supply chain execution processing are in harmony

Marcin Fic VP, Global Operations Digital Transformation Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ravi Dosanjh Head of Customer Supply Chain Enablement Intel

John Berry Director of IT JUSDA America