Sunday 19th Feb 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Tesco talks online shopping at LSC

Retail supply chain faces big challenges with the development of online shopping. Mike Bower, fulfilment optimisation manager at Tesco, will analyse why the internet can affect warehousing, inventory and stock levels, as well as identify the staffing issues that can be challenges in peak seasons.

LSC17_logo_stackedHe will also look at changing consumer demographics.

Transformational change will be the focus of the presentation from Alastair Charatan, supply chain director at SIG Distribution, the construction materials supplier.

He will examine the challenges of building and executing an integrated supply chain strategy, using real life case studies. He will also look at why companies need transformational change, and discuss the challenges of transformational change and the potential scale of benefit.

Ray Bennett, performance improvement manager at National Grid, will examine the role of lean management in supply chain. He will start by looking at what lean management involves and how an organisation can use it to improve its performance excellence. He will also consider types of training is involved, as well as the benefits of using lean management.

The Logistics & Supply Chain Conference takes place on 21st and 22nd March 2017, at The Waldorf Hilton, Central London. Find out more

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