The best in the business will discuss the best ways to improve and strengthen supply chains at the upcoming Logistics & Supply Chain Conference in April.
On day one hear from a whole host of speakers, including Andrew Rafferty, IT and ecommerce director at Booths – the winner of the Technology category at last year’s European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. He will explore how to bolster the supply chain with technology – and discuss the upscale of staff working in data entry to supply chain analysis, as well as being able to focus on forecasting, replenishment and logistics.
The efficiency of distribution processes at Warburtons will be covered by James Norton, the company’s distribution planning manager. Norton will discuss how the changing retail landscape is influencing the direct to store distribution model.
Richard Tubey, supply chain & purchasing project manager at Spirit Pub Company, another awards winner, will talk about ethical and sustainable standards.
On the second conference day, Jan Jakubowski, head of international supply chain at Costa Coffee, talks about achieving an international supply chain, and its challenges and benefits. Carlsberg supply chain academy director Neil Bales will later discuss the importance of people and sales and operation planning.
And Lego’s operations director Calum Lewis will ask the question: how accurate is forecasting, and how can it help manage the inventory and control costs?
Other company’s contributing to the event include:
Diageo, Ocado, Debenhams, Telefónica, Nestlé, Co-operative, Nottingham Trent University and National Grid PLC.
The Logistics & Supply Chain Conference will take place in Central London on 19th and 20th April.
Full details at: www.logisticsandsupplychainconference.co.uk