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200 industry leaders head to LSC

Published: 20 March 2014  03:23 PM
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200 supply chain leaders have now registered to attend this year's Logistics and Supply Chain Conference, which is taking place from 2-3 April at London's ETC Dexter House.

Aldi UK, Argos, B&Q, British Airways, Collect+, Eddie Stobart, Fortnum & Mason, Homebase, Jungheinrich, Mondelez International, Pets At Home, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Whitbread are among the many companies who will attend the event.

The conference brings together supply chain leaders from around Europe to analyse latest industry developments, share ideas, and network with like-minded professionals.

Speakers on the day include Supply Chain Standard's 2013 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards winners Costa Express, GlaxoSmithKline, Argos, and TelefonicaUK.

An interactive group discussion between director of product supply at Travis Perkins, Alan Duncan, head of global supply chain development at Nestlé, David Sheldon, and a senior representative EMEA from Logility, will focus on forecasting strategies.

Principal business process manager at Vodafone, Jana Bodenstedt, will also be on hand, to discuss Vodafone's latest solution for seamless, cloud-based information sharing, process management, and handling.

Bodenstedt joins Sean O’Reilly, Dell’s global services logistics director, who will speak on how to use the supply chain to maximise outcomes for the customer.

The 200 attendees will also hear from Jim Gallagher, director of physical distribution and customer care, from Philips, on how reducing costs is a critical task in supply chain.

Sue McGeorge, GB supply chain director at Diageo, will focus on achieving operational improvements in her opening presentation at the event.

Workshops hosted by Delaware Consulting, Demand Solutions, BSI, TXT e-solutions, Voiteq, and Vocollect, among others, will offer attendees an opportunity to join peers in discussing industry developments and best practice.

Pandora, Greencore Group, Premier Farnell, Cranfield University, and Philips will also be present at the conference to share their very own case studies and advice.

And the event will be chaired by two of the industry’s great professionals, Richard Hunt, chairman of London Ambulance, and Hugh Williams, of Hughenden Consulting, who are renowned for bringing out the best in debate.

To register visit http://www.esc-lon.co.uk/

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