Asia's Largest End-To-End Supply Chain Management Platform

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 Retail & eCommerce 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 retail, e-commerce, grocery delivery & companies which have home delivery models. The same is scheduled on day 2 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 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Turning Traditional Logistics Models On Their Head To Provide Delivery Solutions For The ‘'Anytime, Anywhere” Consumer
    • Driving value and innovation through optimised multi-channel operations
    • How to improve Dcs to serve the “always on” customer: What are the practical mechanisms required
    • How to optimise your network to improve your service levels and reduce overall distribution costs
    • Disconnecting the dots - How to rethink your delivery process by challenging traditional models
    • What are the merits of outsourcing final mile delivery vs. Keeping it in house
    • How can you use packaging as a brand differentiator as part of your delivery proposition
    • Delivering your brand all the way to the customer's doorstep: How to deliver a “wow” experience in a cost competitive way
    • The smart enterprise: Transforming operations and increasing supply chain visibility in the mobile age
    • How LSP's are expanding service offerings by providing front-end integration for a seamless consumer logistics experience
  • 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

    Lunch & Networking Break

  • 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Retaining And Maximizing Ecommerce Margins By Optimizing Warehousing And Fulfillment Strategies
    • How to leverage processes and technology in your DC's in order to enhance speed of fulfillment and reduce costs through effective product assortment, picking and carrier choice
    • Optimizing warehousing capacity and speed by reducing human touch, and leveraging automation in decision-making as well as in sortation, picking and packing
    • How to bundle deliveries in order to reduce cost of transportation
    • Optimizing DC capabilities, warehouse capacity & talent during seasonal highs and lows
    • How can you enhance your delivery options by partnering with both large as well as local transportation companies
    • Strategies to retain and motivate temporary workers and where to cross-train permanent labor for peak seasons
    • Warehouse optimization in the age of e-Commerce: How to get the most from your warehouse assets through new technologies, automation and strategic planning
  • 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Driving End To End Visibility For Optimized E-Delivery & Final Mile Fulfillment
    • The disruptive nature of the retail supply chain and the levers for online supply chain value
    • Final mile fulfillment – Bridging the retailer and customer with innovation in logistical systems, practice and infrastructure
    • Managing and responding to opportunities and threats through end to end visibility and agile supply chains
    • Cross border fulfillment and strategies for a disparate and fragmented global supply chain landscape
    • Examining customer and investor expectations for ethical procurement, regulatory imperatives
    • Are your delivery propositions meeting customer expectations whilst driving efficiency & profit into your overall fulfillment strategy
    • Innovation in delivery: How to achieve cost-effective fulfilment that enhances the customer experience
    • Rethinking retail & fulfillment, and gearing up your business to be a future ready one
  • 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme: Let's Talk Strategy For Final Mile: Strategies Adopted By Ecommerce, Retail And Logistics Giants To Improve On The Final Mile Deliveries
    • Innovation, technology & trends – Where is it all going? Deciphering the latest technology and innovation developments to create cutting-edge delivery strategies
    • Logistics network transformation: How to build a returns strategy that is both cost effective and meets customers needs
    • Same-day, next-day, nominated day & time slots: Practical tips and insights to adapt your existing delivery models for a diversified proposition range to meet changing customer expectations and industry standards
    • What are the biggest fulfilment challenges retailers will face in the next 5 years
    • Transforming end-to-end multichannel supply chain to improve customer service and frontline sales
    • Algorhythm - How technology connects consumers to retail like never before
    • How do you harness the latest market trends and consumer insights to deliver on changing customer expectations and requirements
    • Fulfilling customer demands – Getting to the root of what customers want, how they want it and knowing where to invest to deliver success
  • 06:00 pm Onwards

    Conference Adjourns