14-16 May 2018
Hamburg, Germany

SCiWeek Day 1 - Retail

7:30 am - 8:20 am COFFEE & REGISTRATION

7:30 am - 8:10 am PRIVATE MASTERCLASS

The great challenge of tight flow intralogistics automation in large-scale distribution

  • What types of operations can tight flow automation respond to?
  • What are the new models of intralogistics automation?
  • How has digitalisation impacted intralogistics? Logistics 4.0

7:30 am - 8:10 am PRIVATE MASTERCLASS

Damaged goods & products, the impact on your bottom line: A low effort approach showing big results.

  • Learn best practices from an industry leader
  • Moisture – how is it a pervasive risk in our global supply chain?
  • How does moisture damage prevention effects your supply chain management?

8:10 am - 8:20 am CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME

Lucien Besse


Aligning Your Supply Chain to Cope with Strategic Change

  • Transforming the organization while coping with supply chain changes
  • Aligning business strategy with supply chain strategy & Execution
  • E2E supply chain visibility vs silos operations

Salvatore Paparelli
Vice President Sony Europe Logistics and Sales Operations

9:00 am - 9:35 am Oliver Wight - Case study

Exploiting Integrated Business Planning (IBP) in Retail

  • IBP as a Proven Business Management Process That Helps Business’ Drive Profitable Growth
  • Outline How IBP is Moulded to the Retail Environment
  • Show Benefits that Retail Customers Have Achieved

Oliver Wight are the renowned experts and thought leaders in IBP helping many organisations deliver this transformational journey. 

Debbie Bowen-Heaton
Managing Associate

Kirsty Braines
Managing Associate

9:00 am - 9:35 am Infor - Case study

Last mile success begins in mile No. 1
The global supply network’s role in profitable last mile fulfillment

Retailers are increasingly focused on last-mile fulfillment. But  delivering orders fast and free often takes a bite out of the bottom line. In this session, we’ll explore why the first mile affects every stage of the customer journey, and how a networked approach to supply chain can deliver greater customer satisfaction while reducing costs and ensuring no order goes unfulfilled.

Doug Tiffan
VP Industry and Solution Strategy
Infor Retail


Supply chain & sustainability – between trying and triumph
  • How can the retail business answer the customer expectations for sustainable proposition
  • The role of sustainability in the supply chain

Veronika Pountcheva
SVP Corporate Responsibility


11:50 am - 11:50 am STREAM A

11:20 am - 11:55 am Challenges of transforming towards an Omnichannel driven company

  • How are retailers getting ready for an omnichannel world?
  • Driving company growth through the supply chain
  • Challenges in transformation from multi-channel to integrated omnichannel
  • Change management

Carlo Baus
Head of Global Strategic Sourcing

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm Case Study - MetaPack

Mastering customer delivery by using a delivery options

Tim Rausch
Country Manager Germany

12:40 pm - 1:15 pm Aligning Manufacturing to Boost your Supply Chain Efficiency

  • How to approach a manufacturing network study in a pragmatic way
  • How to discuss requirements on production based on facts

Jens Nilsson
Director International Supply Chain Management

11:50 am - 11:50 am STREAM B

11:20 am - 11:55 am Trade and the rail routes between China and Europe: opportunities, challenges and solutions

  • Decathlon case study
  • Could it be an opportunity for your operations

Sami Nazar
Category Manager International Transportation

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm Case Study - AFMS

How to Reduce Small Parcel & LTL Transportation Costs in a Challenging Economy - Learn the inside secrets from former UPS & FedEx pricing Managers and VP’s

  • Tips to negotiate better discounts from former UPS and FedEx VP’s and pricing managers
  • How to establish shipping costs benchmarks prior to beginning any carrier negotiations
  • Ways to reduce the impact of accessorial charges and other not so obvious contract fee's
  • How auditing your shipping can actually save you an additional 1-4%
  • Parcel (FedEx, UPS, DHL), both domestic and global shipping solutions

Mike Erickson

12:40 pm - 1:15 pm Last Mile Delivery

  • How to Transform Last Mile Delivery with the Perfect Pallet Project
  • Night Deliveries
  • Receipt Without Receiver
  • ULAs Implementation (Logistics Advance Stations)

Fernando Penteado
Executive Director Logistics

1:20 pm - 2:20 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Infor Book Signing


Amazon's Best Selling Supply Chain Publication of all Time - Essentials of Supply Chain Management (NEW 4TH EDITION)
Michael Hugos
Sponsored by

2:40 pm - 3:15 pm FEATURE PRESENTATION

Blockchain's Position and Role in Supply Chain

  • Overview on Blockchain
  • Use Cases in the Supply Chain
  • Exemplars from the industry
  • Maturity of the Technology and Cost/ Benefit Analysis

Jan Philipp Bender
Partner & Managing Director

3:20 pm - 3:55 pm Case Study - LLamasoft

Re-imagining Retail

  • Re-evaluating retail performance; the importance of end to end efficiency and effectiveness
  • Complex cost and service trade-offs that are involved in developing the very best strategy (where to buy/dark store location/deliveries/cost to serve/collection points)
  • Learn how leading retailers are taking informed decisions on re-shaping their infrastructure, deploying their inventory and transforming operations to meet the new demands of the new shopper

Don Brenchley
Director, Industry Strategy

Evrim Övünç
Principal Solution Designer

3:20 pm - 3:55 pm Case Study - Sixfold

New visibility for retail

  • Visibility can help to improve retail inbound logistics
  • Challenges for suppliers and carriers to provide visibility
  • How a solution with Sixfold could look like

Volkert Gasche
Head of Sales, Sixfold GmbH.


5:00 pm - 5:35 pm Costumer/market requirements for the omnichannel retail player Mister Spex

  • “Quality of Fielmann with the speed of Amazon Prime…”
  • Is same day delivery a USP or a must have?
  • Omnichannel: The challenges of having the same Online & Offline presence

Javier Vargas

5:00 pm - 5:35 pm Zoopla supply chain and last mile delivery

•             Zooplus, who we are
•             Pan European Logistics Infrastructure
•             Supply Chain
•             Outlook

Anton Steinberger
Head of Delivery Experience
zooplus AG

5:40 pm - 6:15 pm FEATURE PRESENTATION

A Platform and Process for Collaborative, Real-Time Supply Chains 

·         New technologies are transforming supply chain operations, but technology alone is not enough
·         Real-time collaboration between people and companies is needed to respond effectively as situations change
·         Simulation and collaboration platforms let people explore options, create consensus and act in high change and unpredictable supply chains

Michael Hugos
Best Selling SCM Author of all time

6:20 pm - 6:20 pm CONFERENCE CLOSE