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20 Supply Chain Directors Apply Brand NEW Insights To Drive Efficiencies & Performance, Combat Disruptions, Optimise Digitalisation & Streamline Processes For Robust, Optimised & Smooth Supply Chains Right To The Final Mile

Drive Efficiencies & Performance, Combat Disruptions, Optimise Digitalisation & Streamline Processes For Robust, Optimised & Smooth Supply Chains: Forecasting, Shortages & Collaboration ✓ Post-Brexit & Covid Recovery ✓ Digital, AI & Tech Innovations ✓ Supply Chain Sustainability ✓ Tackling Interruptions & Increasing Visibility ✓ Driving E-Commerce & Cost Efficiencies. A One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 28th June 2022, Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London

08.30 Registration, Informal Networking & GIC Welcome

09.15 Morning Chair’s Opening Remarks

FORECASTING, SHORTAGES & COLLABORATION - Panel Discussion & Q&A

09.25 Power End-To-End Supply Chain Performance By Maximising Insights To Ensure Accurate Forecasting, Mitigate Stock Shortages & Establish Collaborative Retailer-Supplier Relationships

  • Mitigate shortages by ensuring accurate forecasting in an increasingly demand-driven supply chain by leveraging forecasting analytics, new tech and data
  • Translate critical insights to achieve a smooth supply chain from purchase to delivery by boosting retailer-supplier collaboration
  • Predictive demand, forecasting and planning: reduce complications and increase flexibility to drive mutual success in an ever-evolving landscape

Marianna Consolini, Demand & Supply Planning, GUCCI LOGISTICA

Dénes Bozsó, Head of Supply Chain Response Management Europe, Nokia

Sergio Rosa, Manager, Demand Planning EMEA, KAO

Liz Buchanan, Supply & Operations Director, Lucky Saint

Neil Westwater, Head of Demand Planning, Arla Foods

Nathaniel Jevons, Supply Chain Leader, Coty

POST-BREXIT PROCESSES

09.55 Proactive Approaches To Ensure You Are Prepared To Respond Effectively To Future Disruption & Uncertainty By Developing Agile Strategies Designed To Support & Drive Successful Supply Chains

  • Effectively navigate and decipher the new paperwork and product requirements by determining what exactly is required, when it is
    required
  • Drive efficiencies forward by preparing and enforcing contingency plans for a truly sustainable supply chain
  • Translate learnings for the future! Strengthen resilience to future impacts by determining how as an organisation you can use these insights to better prepare for future disruption

Speaker to be announced. Please check the website for updates.

10.15 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

DIGITAL, AI & TECH INNOVATIONS - Panel Discussion & Q&A

10.45 Cut Costs, Drive Efficiencies & Streamline Supply Chain Processes With The Latest Digital, Tech & AI Chains

  • Discuss the latest new technologies on offer from automated services, to robots and MHE to discover what new tech would work best for you in your organisation
  • Determine how AI can support modern supply chains as organisations aim to become leaner and more efficient
  • Digitisation is the enabler, but not the solution? How can you ensure you are optimising new digital innovations to ease pressures, limit bottlenecks and increase visibility?
  • Capitalise on the latest new tech and digital tools to get ahead of the game (and competition) on your journey to a successful and digitally-synchronised supply chain

Rodrigo Krasnicki, Global Supply Chain Manager, Unilever

Flaminia Buzzetti, Supply Manager, GlaxoSmithKline

SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY - Double Perspective

11.15 Spearhead Sustainability In Your Supply Chain Strategies Whilst Remaining Compliant & Exceeding Consumers’ Changing Expectations For A Competitive Advantage

  • Achieving a sustainable supply chain is now a strategic objective of all SC and logistics professionals, so how are organisations looking into their sources, packaging, transportation, and fuel consumption?
  • Moving forward, where should you be focusing your energy, and how can you drive an environmentally-friendly supply chain?
  • How can you confidently communicate to consumers that the products you are retailing are ethically sourced and sustainably manufactured?

11.15 Perspective One
Maria Pia De Caro, Chief Supply Officer, Nomad Foods

11.35 Perspective Two
Robin Sundaram, Responsible Sourcing Manager, Nestlé UK&I

11.55 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner

12.25 Lunch & Informal Networking For Speakers, Delegates & Partners

INFORMAL BREAKOUT DISCUSSIONS

12.55 Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) ERP & MRP
B) Regulations
C) Supply Chain & Demand
D) Blockchain

13.25 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks

TACKLING INTERRUPTIONS

13.35 Strengthen Your Supply Chain & Logistics Strategies To Combat Disruption & Limit Bottlenecks - Improve Resilience Through Sustainability Initiatives

  • Sustainability First! Tackle disruptions caused by Covid-19 and other factors, putting sustainability at the heart of every response and strategy
  • Get your channel mix right! How can you maximise the right channels and comms strategies across your supply chain for ultimate success?
  • Amongst the chaos, how are industry leaders ensuring that customers’ expectations are met? From regularly updating customers, to the best channels of communication, how can you develop a successful customer journey which drives customer loyalty?

Jo Webb, Responsible Procurement Senior Manager, EMEA, Natura &Co

COVID RECOVERY, FUTURE OUTLOOKS - Panel Discussion & Q&A

13.55 Successfully Navigate New Waters To Rebuild & Recover From The Disruption Caused By Covid-19 With A Robust Supply Chain Operation Designed To Thrive In Evolving Market Conditions

  • Reflect, review and reignite: what are the key lessons learned, what would you do differently in the future and what can you take from this to use in day to day operations?
  • How will the impact of Covid-19 continue to disrupt global supply chains, and what is the recovery going to look like?
  • What does the future hold after two years of major global disruption?

Natasha Walker, Import Freight & Compliance Manager, Wickes Building Supplies Limited

Nikolaos Sepsas, Global Industrial & Supply Chain PM & Operational Excellence Manager, Ferrero

John Carlisle, Head of European Logistics Operations, Specsavers

Henry Street, Senior Finance Business Partner, Asahi UK Ltd

COVID RECOVERY, FUTURE OUTLOOKS - Panel Discussion & Q&A

13.55 Successfully Navigate New Waters To Rebuild & Recover From The Disruption Caused By Covid-19 With A Robust Supply Chain Operation Designed To Thrive In Evolving Market Conditions

  • Reflect, review and reignite: what are the key lessons learned, what would you do differently in the future and what can you take from this to use in day to day operations?
  • How will the impact of Covid-19 continue to disrupt global supply chains, and what is the recovery going to look like?
  • What does the future hold after two years of major global disruption?

Natasha Walker, Import Freight & Compliance Manager, Wickes Building Supplies Limited

Nikolaos Sepsas, Head of Group's Projects, Nestle Purina Petcare

John Carlisle, Head of European Logistics Operations, Specsavers

Victoria Cobos, Formerly Supply Chain Director Northern Europe, General Mills

Henry Street, Senior Finance Business Partner, Asahi UK Ltd

SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

14.25 Increase Visibility Across Your Supply Chain Operations With Effective
Collaboration & Communication Strategies To Ensure You Respond Quickly & Effectively To Stock Complications

  • Tackle the ever-changing global supply and demand and deep dive into the organisation and control of your supply chain network to redesign and piece each crucial part together for end-to-end shipment visibility
  • Maximise the tech and digital tools which will give you greater visibility of where your products are in order to work out end-to-end costs and truly achieve real-time visibility

Michael Machek, Supply Chain Director Luxe, L'Oréal Deutschland

14.45 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

15.15 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner

E-COMMERCE CASE STUDY

15.45 Seamlessly Align & Modernise Your E-Commerce Supply Chain Strategies To Manage Increasing Stock Demand, Satisfy Customer Expectations & Drive Profit Margins

  • Map out your logistics network and source and implement the right systems and software to support increasing demand and align with
    the tactical aims of your company
  • How can you navigate the rapid rise of e-commerce driven by unpredictable demand?

Speaker to be announced, please check the website for updates.

COST EFFICIENCIES

16.05 Obtaining Cost Reduction By Re-Designing Your Distribution Process In The Post-Brexit B2C Market

  • Evaluate the purchase to pay process and translate insights to drive value-driven, truly effective and efficient end-to-end supply chain strategies
  • Maximise operational efficiencies and minimise costs! How can you redesign your systems in order to drive YOY growth?

Marco Maria Peli, Supply Chain Manager, Pai Skincare Ltd

16.25 Afternoon Chair’s Closing Remarks

16.35 Official Close Of Conference