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AGENDA

NOV 24th, 2022

Starting 9AM CET - Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen Time

Starting 10AM EET - Helsinki Time

09.00 (CET)

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

CREATING AN AGILE AND RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN AND PROCUREMENT

 

09.05

Managing supply chain during unpredictable times

  • Discoveries from disruption: Overcoming the vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic

  • As supply chains become more global and interconnected, they face a range of challenges

  • Strategies for Risk-Proofing your supply and logistics – Strengthen supply-chain resilience

 

09.25

Upgrade visibility to maximize supply chain performance

  • Create better transparency by working with suppliers and have proper communication to gain information of all important stakeholders

  • The key to automated, predictive operations lies in the interconnectivity of digital tools, physical infrastructure, and their underlying data streams

  • Digital developments and applications of data will enable business to drive synchronised decision making and successes across the entire value chain

09.45

Collaboration in procurement management, CPO and CFO relationship

  • Shared agenda to influence enterprise-wide activities

  • Partnership can improve management and control of financial activities, and in turn positively impact the bottom line

  • Leveraging the advanced data analytics from both sides, gaining deeper insights into key performance metrics

10.05

Agile operating model in procurement

  • Automation, digitization, analytics: fundamentally changing procurement

  • Enabling user friendly processes, policies and procedures

  • Efforts to build ecosystem partnerships that leverage new technology, improve the bottom line, and enable sustainability

10.25

From linear supply chain to dynamic network

  • Transforming traditional, linear supply chains into connected, intelligent, scalable and customizable digital supply networks

  • Functional silos are broken down both within and outside the organization to include customers and suppliers to enable end-to-end visibility, collaboration, responsiveness, agility, and optimization

  • Breaking down these silos and standardizing data helps to achieve interoperability across your network – unleash the benefits of real-time visibility with a fully orchestrated system

10.40

Networking Break

DIGITALLY ENABLED PRACTICES THROUGH THE SUPPLY CHAIN

 

10.55
Smart and sustainable transportation

  • Affecting trends like Mobility, Autonomous trucks and Autonomous Vehicles, Drone Technology, Crowd shipping, IoT ecosystems in transportation

  • Seamless Transportation Management Processes: Optimize routes, minimize transportation costs, cut emissions and empty miles

  • Systems that allow collaboration to pool shipments and coordinate irregular outed freight with regular, full truckloads while retaining service quality and flexibility

 

11.15

Transformation in End-to-end Supply Chain

  • Thinking differently: Future trends in supply chain business and new collaboration models  

  • The need for long-term sustainability and circular thinking for people, business and environment

  • Invest in partnerships and innovation: Connecting with partners that have an existing infrastructure or complementary service can make it faster and easier to adapt to a changing environment.

11.35

The Value of Robotics and Automation in warehouse

  • RFID tag and chips, Robotics and Collaborative robots and digital-twins in  warehouse

  • Dark Factories which operate with no humans present

  • Optimization of flow, flexibility and cost savings in warehousing

11.55

Smart tracking, planning and inventory management

  • Track cargo in transit in real-time to improve visibility and remove logistics blind spots

  • Real-time product monitoring and smart Inventory Management – using technology to plan for spikes in product demand

  • End-to-end visibility and real-time data is increasingly essential for all industries to achieve better demand planning

12.15

Accelerate adoption of digital and analytics in procurement

  • Analytics provide a rich source of new insights and enable better decision making which creates competitive advantage and ultimately drive value for the entire enterprise

  • To generate a broader view that extends beyond the spend data, incorporate all sources of relevant data, along the entire supply chain, and from all relevant functions

  • Free employees from repetitive, routine tasks and processes with updated integrated technology, systems that streamline processes and enhance automation capabilities

12.30

Lunch Break

SMART STRATEGIES TO MEET FUTURE NEEDS OF CUSTOMER CENTRICITY, DIGITIZATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

 

12.50

Sustainability through the supply chain

  • Increase both top and the bottom line by leveraging sustainable solutions

  • Sustainability through the whole process - from procurement to recycling

  • Get ahead of sustainability regulations with a forward-thing back-end system that will allow you to effectively report on material optimization and waste management

 

13.05

Customer centric supply

  • Map customer experience in line with expectations to critically assess if your supply chain delivers on their needs

  • Boost delivery times, optionality and overcome urban bottlenecks

  • Overlay technology to leverage automation processes in the last mile, including track & trace, SMS and location-based apps

  • Provide seamless visibility and ensure each delivery is localized or tailored to optimize customer experience

13.20

Responsible and Sustainable Sourcing

  • Whether you want to meet your customers needs or you want to stay ahead of ever more demanding regulations, it’s important to focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues

  • Current and upcoming legislation and EU’s Corporate due diligence requirements: how to respond

  • Visibility and sustainability through the Supply Chain: what to consider to achieve your green goals

13.35

Leading your procurement organisation to the next level

  • Procurement departments need to transform how they operate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

  • The winning procurement organizations will adopt a continuous learning culture. and Leaders need to attract new talent and make sure to upskill the existing talent

  • Chancing the end-to-end view: individual departments make decisions isolation, despite that ideally, the decision-making process in procurement should also incorporate multiple perspectives, so that the company understands the full implications across the entire value chain

13.50

STUDIO AND WRAP UP

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