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Asia's Largest End-To-End Logistics & Supply Chain Conference returns for its 11th edition. A few quick facts of the 2015 & 2016 editions - 650 + Attendees / 200 Speakers / 40 Exhibitors / 85% Attendees from Management Cadre. These editions sold out making them the most dynamic & highest level industry strategy & benchmarking events to date in Asia. The 11th edition would host several co-located tracks across 2 days, running parallel to the main conference & ELSC Awards.

The Auto & Aftermarket Supply Chain Forum is a part of this mega event which has 8 tracks. This track specifically focuses on logistics & supply chain related to the auto, spare parts & aftermarket sectors. The same is scheduled on day 1 for the entire day post the common morning keynote in the main ballroom. Below mentioned are the details of the same.

2017 Agenda

  • 08:00 am - 09:25 am

    Registration with Tea / Coffee

  • 09:25 am - 09:30 am

    Lamp Lighting Ceremony & Welcome note

  • 09:30 am - 10:45 am

    Keynote of the day

  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • 11:15 am - 12:45 am

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme : The Nuts & Bolts Of The Automotive Aftermarket Supply Chain
    • Inbound logistics : Streamlining supply chain & driving efficiencies
    • Finished vehicle logistics : Risk, Investment and Planning
    • The aftersales and service parts supply chain : Which model best presents true value to customers
    • Service parts planning : Forecasting and inventory optimization
    • Effective returns and parts management strategies to identify current gaps and reduce costs
    • Implementing vendor managed inventory and just in time (JIT) systems to enhance on-time delivery
    • Developing proficient warehousing strategies to reduce cost and improve the responsiveness of your supply chain network
    • Methods to address competitive challenges in parts pricing: The main challenges and how you overcome them
  • 12:45 am - 01:45 pm

    Lunch & Networking Break

  • 01:45 pm - 03:00 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme : Automotive Supply Chain 4.0 - Evolution or Revolution
    • Capitalizing on forecasting, inventory optimization and distribution planning to manage your service supply network
    • Using the voice of customer to support profitable, sustainable relationships and improve customer experience
    • Lifting the veil on new vehicle deliveries : End consumers can track shipments from Amazon and almost any other supplier. So why not cars?
    • Understanding the real supply chain bottlenecks : Forecasting accuracy, capacity planning, resources, disruptions and transportation availability
    • How to reduce costs through supply chain network optimization
    • Realizing the synergies: Moving away from the “silo mentality” to maximize opportunities
    • Supply chains new role as a driver of profitability and creating a network ready to generate value
    • Leveraging on effective 3PL management to save high costs of distribution in India
    • Building a sustainable supply chain by integrating the visibility and service performance
  • 03:00 pm - 04:15 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Optimizing Your Supply Chain Strategy: Faster, Smarter……And Tougher
    • Demand planning & its importance on complete supply chain
    • Lean supply chain : Weighing cost vs. strategy in the auto supply chain
    • Full value sourcing, supplier tierisation & early vendor integration
    • Optimising supply chain visibility across the entire value chain : Identifying the responsibilities of OEM's & tiered suppliers
    • Align your market strategy with your distribution strategy for successful RTM (route-to-market)
    • Make smarter inventory decisions using new data, analytics and technology advances
    • Role of technology in "Agility, Adaptability & Alignment" of supply chain management
    • Optimization of service parts logistics in a challenging business environment
  • 04:15 pm - 04:45 pm

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • 04:45 pm - 06:15 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme : The End-to-End Strategy : Aftermarket Services Meets Increased Customer Demands
    • Supply chain the new differentiator through improved product lead-times, a customer focussed strategy and an agile supply chain
    • Value-oriented pricing as a key lever for enhancing revenue potential and improving profitability in service and parts business
    • Integrated sales and operations planning (S&OP) process to balance customer service, inventory and cost to serve
    • How to make social customer service a legitimate aftersales channel for your customers by leveraging SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud)
    • Bridging the gap : Using effective data strategies which connect designs and return rate to prevent product failure and mitigate customer returns effectively
    • Smart reverse logistics : Minimize return complications by improving every touch point along the returns cycle and efficiently streamline your operations by ensuring aligning your reverse logistics with your forward logistics
    • What are the benefits of establishing a multichannel communication with customer's pre and post sales during the repair process
    • Parts distribution centers : Will they become more centralized or just the opposite, regional DC's or much more forward stock locations
  • 07:00 pm Onwards

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