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TRANSLOG Connect Congress

TRANSLOG Connect Congress is the market leading cross-industrial business summit for transportation, logistics and supply chain management professionals in the Central Eastern European region taking place annually in November, in Budapest, Hungary.

Since the event’s launch in 2011, the number of participants has reached more than 500 from over 30 countries in the region and beyond. Directors from all important leading businesses from numerous industries - such as automotive, electronics, oil & gas, heavy industry & steel, retail, food & beverage, FMCG, energy and beyond - are attending each year’s summit to meet the key logistics, software, consultancy, transportation and warehousing service providers.

 

Exclusivity

Strictly operating on an invitation only basis guarantees that the highest level of delegation is present. Each solution provider at TRANSLOG Connect is selected based on requirements and interests provided by attending industry professionals prior to the event.

 

Most up-to-date market insights

In order to ensure the quality of the conference programme, we work closely together with leading local and regional associations, European and international media partners and our Programme Advisory Committee, whose members are well-known logistics experts of leading international companies. The conference programme offers the most up-to-date market insights into supply chain management, logistics, production, IT, transportation and warehouse management-related topics.

 

Pre-scheduled business meetings

Over the two days, service providers will have the opportunity to meet with leading directors and industry experts through a series of pre-arranged one-to-one business meetings and several informal networking activities, maximising business efficiency, presenting a unique opportunity to develop meaningful and valuable business relationships.

The event also offers an exclusive opportunity to take part in specially organised plant visits to major logistics and distribution centres in the region, all arranged prior to the event via our Meeting Scheduler.

 

Five star venue

The best business is always achieved in the most excellent environment, this is why we organise the event in the luxurious five-star Corinthia Grand Hotel in central Budapest.

News

06/09/2015

Interview with CHEP - Winner of the 2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award

Interview with CHEP - Winner of the  2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award CHEP won the 2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award in the solution provider category at TRANSLOG Connect in 2014 – the market leading cross-industrial business summit for transportation, logistics and supply chain management professionals in the Central Eastern European region. To learn more about the award winning project, TEG the organiser of TRANSLOG Connect interviewed Stavros Kazakos the Regional General Manager for CHEP in Central Europe and the Balkans.

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12/17/2014

Interview with the CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Award Winner - Industry Category 2014

Interview with the CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Award Winner - Industry Category 2014 The 2nd Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award ceremony together with the cocktail reception was opened by Dr. Zoltán Doór president of the Hungarian Logistics Association, followed by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer who announced the winners and handed out the award to CHEP and Flextronics. Emphasizing that the recently established methods with an already well proven track record will encourage professionals to constantly raise standards and come up with innovative and flexible solutions, to further contribute to the development of the rapidly growing CEE region. Applications were evaluated by an independent jury, by their level of innovation, transferability, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and customer value-contribution. 

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TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2014

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TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2014

One to one Interview with Achim Glass, KUEHNE+NAGEL

Awards

CHEP and Flextronics received the 2nd Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2014

 

The Events Group handed out the 2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2014 to recognise and promote outstanding logistics and supply chain management methods and to encourage professionals to constantly raise standards and come up with innovative and flexible solutions, contributing to the development of the rapidly growing CEE region. The award was handed out at the award ceremony at TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2014 in Budapest.

The 2nd Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award ceremony together with the cocktail reception was opened by Dr. Zoltán Doór president of the Hungarian Logistics Association, followed by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business who announced the winners and handed out the award to CHEP and Flextronics, emphasising that these tried methods will encourage professionals to constantly raise standards and come up with innovative and flexible solutions, to further contribute to the development of the rapidly growing CEE region.

Applications were evaluated by an independent jury, by their level of innovation, transferability, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and customer value-contribution. The projects had to be accomplished in any of the countries in the CEE region in one of the two categories: manufacturers and retailers firstly, and service providers with a customer related project secondly.

 

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer - Vienna University of Economics 

CHEP the winner in the service provider category applied with a new quarterly pallet. The new product allows building the promotional platforms faster, is more ergonomic to handle, has less carbon footprint, is more stable, is a more flexible display tool and allows implement RFID tracking projects in a less costly way. The new product was introduced in 2014 and is full of new ideas. The results of the audit done by RDC Environment showed that compared to the exiting quarter pallet, the new quarter pallet has a 10% lower carbon footprint. This was achieved by increasing the recycled material used in the pallet to 50% from 42%, decreasing the material used for the pallet to 1.94 kg from 2.1(8%) and increasing the interlocking capacity of the pallet which allows to stack 36 pallets instead of 30.

Flextronics the winner in the industry and retail category developed an integrated Supply Chain IT solution which enables the winner to plan and control the whole process and to realize a high degree of automation: the hard savings of $3.5 USD Million, the inventory reduction of $6 USD Million and the space reduction of 2500 m2 are really impressive. The jury deeply believes that the implemented supply chain solution can be a game changer by using standard solutions, quick implementations with wide range of configuration for specific customer needs.

Flextronics has been operating in CEE and especially in Hungary long time and in the application is was described how the Hungarian entity reacts to the really challenging changes that are going on in this industry and that it is able to resist the pressure Asian producers and Asian sides of the company are putting on the Hungarian production side. As stated “Efficiency, good quality, fast turn-around time, robust processes, unbeatable practices and excellent serviceability is needed to compete with China”  to provide unique and customized solutions that combine different industries.

 

SPECIAL THANKS to the 2014 jury members who evaluated the applications by their level of innovation, transferability, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and customer value-contribution

Jury members 2014:

 

 

Dr. Péter Lakatos

 

Stefan Putzlocher

Director Logistics at Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer

Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business

Dr. Péter Lakatos

 Vice President

 Hungarian Logistics Association (HLA)

Jaroslaw Zygmunt

Global Distribution Planning Director

Oriflame

Rogier van Zon

Head of Global Distribution and Export Control at TP Vision

 

If you deserve recognition for your achievements within Logistics and Supply Chain Management or if you are a solution provider and want to show how you have contributed to a customer's success story, apply now for the 3rd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award and put your business in the spotlight.

 

Application closes: 1st October 2015.

You may send us your application by e-mail

For full details of the Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award, please click here.

 

For further information on the application process, please contact:  

Katy Säurich Operations & Production Manager at TEG

Tel: + 36 1 219-5725

Programme

TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2015 will bring you an overview of the Central Eastern European market and the main trends and impacts on Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management.

For speaking opportunities please contact Katy Säurich Operations & Production Manager at TEG or Tel: + 36 1 219-5725.

For the detailed TRANSLOG Connect 2015 programme, please click here.

 

TRANSLOG 2015 speakers:

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer, Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

   Dawn of a New Age: Logistics 4.0 – Trends in Logistics at a Glance

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer, Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

 

Stefan Putzlocher, Director Logistics, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary

Game Changer Automotive Logistics – Ahead of its time in Kecskemét

Stefan Putzlocher, Director Logistics, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary

 

 Chaim Huijsman, Head of Corporate Sales, Gebrüder Weiss

Jan Kodada, Sales Manager Czech Republic Land & Logistics, Gebrüder Weiss Logistics Challenges around B2C Home Deliveries - Regional CEE Case Studies 

Chaim Huijsman, Head of Corporate Sales, Gebrüder Weiss

Jan Kodada, Sales Manager Czech Republic Land & Logistics, Gebrüder Weiss

 

Thomas Grunau, Head of Global Marketing, KUEHNE + NAGEL

KN FreightNet - Place Airfreight Orders faster than ever before via the Latest Web Technology

Thomas Grunau, Head of Global Marketing, KUEHNE + NAGEL 

 

Paul Copil, Head of Operations CEE, Fashion Days

Logistics & Operations with Style – 3rd Place at the ELA Award in 2015

 Paul Copil, Head of Operations CEE, Fashion Days  

 

Klaus Buchwald, Vice President Corporate Supply Chain Management, Rohde & Schwarz

One Day Plant - Ordered today – Delivered tomorrow – Finalist of the Supply Chain Management Award 2015 

Klaus Buchwald, Vice President Corporate Supply Chain Management, Rohde & Schwarz

 

József Vizsy, Head of Transportation & Customs, Avon Cosmetics & President of the Hungarian Association of Customs Affairs

The New Union Customs Code – Impact on Supply Chain Management and Logistics

József Vizsy, Head of Transportation & Customs, Avon Cosmetics & President of the Hungarian Association of Customs Affairs

 

Sergio Barbarino, R&D Supply Chain Innovation, Supply Network Innovation Center (SNIC), P&G

Physical Internet Vision - Logistics Innovation for a more Competitive & Sustainable Industry

Sergio Barbarino, R&D Supply Chain Innovation, Supply Network Innovation Center (SNIC), P&G 

 

 

Łukasz Tomalik, Business Development Director, Raben Group

The European Supply Chain Network Optimisation – The new hubs and redesigned network in Central Europe

 

Łukasz Tomalik, Business Development Director, Raben Group

 

 

Miroslav Skorepa, Logistics Director EMEA, Bacardi Gökhan Cakmak, Global Logistics Director, Oriflame Cosmetic

Panel Discussion: Growth around Europe and CEE – When, how fast and where are the big corridors?

Miroslav Skorepa, Logistics Director EMEA, Bacardi 

Gökhan Çakmak, Global Logistics Director, Oriflame Cosmetics

Andrzej Paszko, Head of Global Transport, TP Vision (tbc) 

 

 

For the detailed TRANSLOG Connect 2015 programme, please click here.

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