Day One

8.15
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
8:50
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – THE BIG PICTURE
9.00
MANAGING SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION AND CHANGE IN DISRUPTIVE TIMES
  • Which technologies will truly change the industry landscape?
  • How do we move past the hype into full-scale adoption?
  • Should we be focusing our efforts in one area or another to remain competitive?

John Hopkins
Program Director, Master of Supply Chain Innovation
Swinburne Business School

9.30
CASE STUDY: PATHWAYS TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  • Managing the breadth and scale of ICT transformation
  • Integrating the transport and logistics supply chain
  • Assessing technologies-of-choice in the digital transformation journey
  • Quantifying the ROI from technology investments

Luke Condon
Head of Toll Customer Delivery
Toll Global Express (Toll Group)

10.00
CASE STUDY: SUPPLY CHAIN 2020 – DEFINING YOUR ROADMAP
  • Leveraging technology to move past the linear supply chain
  • Mapping the CCA’s supply chain network design
  • Modernising transport management and distribution
  • Connecting with customers across platforms and devices

Phillip Parsons
Logistics Solutions Manager
Coca-Cola Amatil

10.30
NETWORKING BREAK & SHOWCASE VIEWING
11.15
CASE STUDY: LEVERAGING IOT TO SUPPORT CONNECTED WAREHOUSES
  • Using sensor technology to improve track and trace capabilities of goods
  • Using narrow-band IoT for yard management, inbound and outbound processes and traffic

Keya Chaturvedi
Trend Research Manager
DHL Asia Pacific Innovation Center

11.45
PANEL: WHAT “GOING DIGITAL” REALLY MEANS FOR YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN
  • Why is digitisation the next big opportunity for your supply chain?
  • How have supply-chain capabilities and technologies evolved over the last 5 years?
  • What are the biggest challenges and risks that need to be overcome?
  • Strategies for planning the effective digital transformation of your supply chain

Moderator:

Simon Morgan
Director - Government & Communications
Australian Logistics Council

Panellists:

Apurva Chiranewala
Growth Leader
Sendle

Martin Shaw
Head of Research
RetailX

Vince Spiteri
National Supply Chain Manager
Johnson and Johnson Medical

12:30
LUNCH & SHOWCASE VIEWING
13.30 – 15.00
DEEP DIVE ROUNDTABLES
  • Digital supply chain fundamentals
  • Digital twin and the supply chain
  • Drone technology and its impact on future supply chain
  • Blockchain for supply chain management
  • Maximising terminal’s productivity and TOS capability
  • Real-Time Analytics: digital demand planning and forecasting
  • Supply chain evolution and mobile IoT transformation
  • Securing the digital supply chain
  • Applying mobile, social media, analytics and cloud technologies to leverage information
15.00
NETWORKING BREAK & SHOWCASE VIEWING
FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
15.30
CASE STUDY: MANAGING THE SUPPLY CHAIN IN REAL-TIME FOR OCEAN-GOING LINERS
  • Managing the supply chain in real-time
  • Working within deadlines to load the ship with the new products it needs to set sail
  • Managing the sourcing, buying and receiving
  • Tracking the inbound freight and getting the product to the ships
  • Streamlining the warehousing and logistics operations
  • Ensuring orders arrive at ports on time, while maintaining excellent relationships with its suppliers

Jeremy Goodman
Director
Supply Chain, Carnival

16.00
HOW WILL THE TRANSPORT NETWORK OF THE FUTURE GUARANTEE YOUR DELIVERIES?
  • Mapping the future of freight and logistics management
  • Ensuring the transport ecosystem handles the whole trip, including last-mile delivery
  • Integrating transport systems with fully-connected supply chain networks

Travis Brooks-Garret
Partner
Freight & Trade Alliance

16.30
CASE STUDY: OVERCOMING DIGITAL LOGISTICS CHALLENGES

Small business parcel delivery service Sendle has teamed up with StarShipIT, a cloud based app created to automate and simplify the process of shipping orders, to give Australia’s e-commerce retailers access a simpler complete shipping solution.

  • Enabling online retailers to start shipping from their e-commerce platforms
  • Saving time by automating fulfilment and automatically imports orders
  • Streamlining the process from setup to shipping

Apurva Chiranewala
Growth Leader
Sendle

17.00
PANEL: END-TO-END VISIBILITY: ELIMINATING SUPPLY CHAIN BLIND SPOTS
  • What are the most effective methods for increasing end to end visibility in your digital supply chain
  • Adopting a demand-driven planning and business operating model based on real-time demand insights
  • Building an adaptive and agile supply chain with rapid planning and integrated execution
  • Optimising product designs and product management for supply, manufacturing, and sustainability to accelerate profitable innovation

Moderator:

Apurva Chiranewala
Growth Leader
Sendle

Panellists:

Andrew Clark
Managing Director
LogisticsHelp

Peter Ratcliff
Head of Digital Technology and Innovation
Retail Apparel

Travis Brooks-Garret
Partner
Freight & Trade Alliance

17:40
CLOSING REMARKS FROM CHAIR & NETWORKING DRINKS