PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS

TRANSLOG Connect Congress each year brings you an overview of the Central Eastern European trends and impacts on Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management.

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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Supply Chain Disruptions - Coming to stay

 

Prof. Sebastian Kummer
Prof. Sebastian Kummer

Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics 


Prof. Sebastian Kummer

Supply Chain Disruptions - Coming to stay


  • No way out situations and long term disruptions 
  • Supply chain resilience and healthiness 
  • How Artificial Intelligence can help
  • Why personal and organizational resilience is still needed

Sebastian Kummer started as Researcher and Lecturer at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar (1992 Dissertation (Phd), 1996 Habilitation). From 1996-2001 he had the Chair of business administration, esp. management of transport companies and logistics at the Dresden University of Technology.

Since 2001 he is the Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). He acts as President, Director and member of advisory boards of many scientific and industry associations. He has been a Co-Executive Director of the European section of the MIT Forum Supply Chain Innovation (2006-2011).

Sebastian Kummer has been a visiting professor at universities in Austria, China, Germany, Indonesia, Philippines, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam. He has written more than 150 publications. His research focuses on Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management as well as on Transport Management and economical analyses of transport infrastructure and services. He works as a consultant and management trainer for companies and government bodies.

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION

Deserve Project – Secrets of a Successful Logistics Service Provider (LSP) Transfer Project

Dr. Ilija Coric
Dr. Ilija Coric

Head of Logistics & Value-Added Service (VAS) for CEE


Dr. Ilija Coric

Deserve Project – Secrets of a Successful Logistics Service Provider (LSP) Transfer Project  


•  Why to change a “stable” LSP?

•  Impact of the “new normal” on future business decisions

•  Beiersdorf´s recipe for a smooth transfer execution


Ilija Coric was managing Beiersdorf´s Logistics and VAS activities within Central and Eastern Europe since November 2019. After a successful warehouse tender lead together with the Global Procurement Department, he was appointed to lead the HUB CEE Transfer Project DESERVE.  

Before moving to Beiersdorf, he worked as an Executive Member at MCI d.o.o. Siroki Brijeg, providing high quality distribution services to multinational companies like Beiersdorf, GlaxoSmithKline, Lesaffre, and Nestle etc. Next to his business role, he is holding an university department at the Fachhochschule Oberösterreich, University of Applied Science, where he teaches Logistics Technology. In 2014 he got his PhD in Economics from the University of Split in Croatia.   

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION

IKEA People and Planet Positive. Our focus on converting our last mile operations to zero emissions by 2025 and to become climate positive by 2030.

Claes Lindgren
Claes Lindgren

Country Customer Fulfillment Manager


Claes Lindgren

IKEA People and Planet Positive. Our focus on converting our last mile operations to zero emissions by 2025 and to become climate positive by 2030.


•  Electric vehicles in last mile flow in IKEA Austria

•  Climate positive fulfilment operations

•  Sustainable and accessible solutions


Claes Lindgren, Country Customer Fulfillment Manager of IKEA Austria, leads the fulfilment areas (central, warehouse, parcel and last mile) in the Austrian market and is responsible for strategic sourcing. He looks back on more than 15 years of experience in senior management positions in the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific in the IKEA Group. Prior to that, he worked in both the retail and automotive industries.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Management

Miguel Suarez-Vasquez, Ph.D.
Miguel Suarez-Vasquez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management and Director of MSc Business Consulting and Digital Transformation


Miguel Suarez-Vasquez, Ph.D.

Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Management 


• What is digital transformation?

• Why do companies need to digitalize their business models? 

• What are the implications of digitalization for supply chains?

• How long will the transformation process take?


Miguel Suarez is an Industrial Engineer with more than 25 years experience in the areas of supply chain management and purchasing from different perspectives. From 1992 to 2014 he worked as top executive of European manufacturing companies as well as of international management consultancies. In 2015 he started an academic career as Researcher and Associate Professor of accredited universities and business schools in Austria, France, Denmark and Spain. He is an active member of the CSCMP and a regular participant of academic conferences in supply chain management in Europe, Asia and USA. Miguel´s research and consulting focus lies on supply chain finance, strategy and design as well as on companies’ turnaround approaches. Miguel holds an MBA from Instituto de Empresa and a PhD degree from Vienna University of Economics and Business.

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION

Factory-of-the-Future: How Digital Shapes the New Ways of Working at Takeda

Roland Straub
Roland Straub

Global Head of Digital Supply 


Roland Straub

Factory-of-the-Future: How Digital Shapes the New Ways of Working at Takeda


• Usage of automation, data and digital tools to reduce bottlenecks, increase capacity and improve the quality of our manufacturing network

• Impact of use of digital tools and robots on people capabilities and how they can shift their focus on value adding tasks


Experienced Senior IT & Supply Chain Manager with demonstrated history of working in Pharmaceutical and Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry (companies include e.g. Takeda, Coca-Cola Hellenic and Johnson & Johnson). Skilled in End-to-End Supply Chain Management, Strategy Development & Deployment as well as Business Digitization. Implemented various big change management initiatives in both digital and operational area and managed turn-around in business areas. At the moment he is thrilled to embark on a data & digital acceleration journey in a completely new business setting where he created a fully integrated Data, Digital & Technology function embedded in Takeda Global Manufacturing & Supply and Global Quality function.

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION

Transport Verification / Validation according to EU GMP Annex 15 – How to Approach to the Transport Validation 

Dr. Piotr Lipiński
Dr. Piotr Lipiński

Global Quality Auditor


Dr. Piotr Lipiński

Transport Verification / Validation according to EU GMP Annex 15 – How to Approach to the Transport Validation



Piotr has over 12 years of experience in pharmaceutical companies. Currently, he is a Global Quality Auditor in Novartis, before he worked in pharmaceutical manufacturing sites as Quality Assurance Specialist, Qualified Person and Quality Systems Manager.

The experience includes particularly quality systems implementation, self-inspections, training and auditing of materials, products suppliers and service providers. Piotr has detailed knowledge in the scope of all GxP rules with a special focus on Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Distribution Practice.

Piotr is a PhD Eng. in the scope of Technology of Chemistry. Additionally, he completed post-graduate studies in the scope of Industrial Chemistry at the Medical University of Gdansk. He was participating as well in numerous courses related to GMP aspects in the pharmaceutical industry.

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION

Delivering the Future Together

Senior Management Representative


Delivering the Future Together 


• Honeywell at a glance

• Business challenges we see

• Empower performance with technology

• Delivering results - customer examples


AWARD PRESENTATIONs

 

- Winners' Project Presentations -

9th Logistics & Supply Chain Management Excellent Award


BECOME A WINNER

Winners' Project Presentations


The winners of the 9th Central Eastern European (CEE) Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award will have the unique chance to put their most outstanding products, services or best practices in the spotlight, by presenting their projects to an audience of over 400 logistics and supply chain management professionals and senior decision makers from over 17 countries aiming to raise their visibility on the professional horizon.

The organiser - TEG The Events Group - is supporting the winning projects with additional PR activities via more than 30 local and international media partners as well as associations highlighting the best innovations in each category.


For further information on the application process, please contact:

Katy Säurich
Head of Operations & Production
Email: katys[at]tegevents.eu

Tel: + 36 1 219-5725

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION

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Senior Management Representative


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PANEL DISCUSSION

Route to Net-Zero Emission - The Fundamental Contribution & Role of Logistics

  • Acceleration due to ban on sales of new combustion-engine cars in the EU from 2035
  • The future is NOW - Revolution through electro-mobility and consequences for production, processes and logistics
  • Importance of net-zero throughout the entire network and supply chain
  • “Black Gold” of the future - Circular economy and importance of battery recycling
  • Logistics as a competitive advantage - Designing smarter, greener and stronger supply chains

PANEL DISCUSSION

Innovation and Development in Retail and Fulfillment

  • Expanding E-commerce further in Supply Chain
  • Innovative click & collect solutions
  • Challenges for last mile logistics: delivering operational excellence in the last mile and drive down cost & increase customer satisfaction
  • Sustainability in all dimensions
  • Inventory management in times of uncertainty

PANEL DISCUSSION

Supply Chain Security with perspective of worldwide overview of container shipment markets - Regaining supply chain and control in the new ‘never normal’

  • Perspective of China and impact of developments in China on SCM and logistics
  • Lessons from a crisis – Designing smarter material supply chains, switching procurement back to Europe
  • Going through challenging times together – Enrich relationships & collaboration between carriers, forwarders and shippers
Zoltán Kertész
Zoltán Kertész

Director, Global Logistics (tbc)


Zoltán Kertész
Gökhan Çakmak
Gökhan Çakmak

Global Logistics Category Director (tbc)


Gökhan Çakmak
Hanna Hetenyi
Hanna Hetenyi

Category Lead Freight & Logistics EMENA, Global Procurement (tbc)


Hanna Hetenyi

PLANT EXCURSIONS

Explore the enchanting world of factories as a TRANSLOG VIP visitor! Each year, participants of TRANSLOG Connect are given a  unique chance to visit and experience various manufacturing and logistics facilities of market-leading organisations. Based on last year’s successes we kept this  tradition alive.

22nd of November 2022 | 11:00

Excursion to the AUDI plant in Győr

Excursion to the AUDI plant in Győr 


Visitors of TRANSLOG 2022 will have the opportunity to get an inside look at the Audit plant in Győr, one day prior to the event, on the 22nd of November from 11:00-13:00, limited for 50 delegates only and available on a first come first serve complimentary basis.

“The AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt. invites you on a tour of the factory. We'll introduce you to every step of the car production process. On our tour, you can see how the steel and aluminium sheets are milled, cut and formed by the gigantic pressing machines in the press line to create the body parts of various Audi models. Next, you can observe the bewitching dance of the welding robots in the 85% automated body shop, learn about the various connection techniques and watch a car body being assembled.”

TRANSFER: The bus will leave from the front entrance of the Novotel Budapest City Hotel which is connected to the Budapest Congress Centre on 22nd of November at 09:00 and will return after the visit at approximately 15:00 in the afternoon.

24th NOVEMBER 2022 | 16:45

Excursion to the House of Unicum

Excursion to the House of Unicum in Budapest


Visitors will have the opportunity to visit the House of Unicum, to learn more about the world famous Hungarian Zwack Unicum, a liqueur distilled from over forty herbs from all over the world.
Furthermore the visit includes a short film about the history of the Zwack family as well as a tour through the distillery and cellar, which spreads over 2,500 square meters underneath the distillery. And certainly visitors will have the chance to taste the world famous liqueur.

The visit is limited for 30 delegates only and available on a first come first serve complimentary basis on the 24th of November from 16:45-18:00.

TRANSFER: The bus will leave from the front entrance of the Novotel Budapest City Hotel which is connected to the Budapest Congress Centre on the 24th of November at 16:15 and will return after the visit at 19:00.


Visitors can watch a film about the Zwack family’s and the Zwack company’s history as well which is approximately 20 minutes. The Zwack family's fabulous reliques, - the more than 200-hundred-year old herb liqueur - the Unicum's history and several extraordinary bottles can be found in the House of Unicum. Several curiosities such as an elaborating book in which the „fuel” ’s price - used at that time i.e. corn and rye for the carriage horses with which Unicum was carried to the pubs and restaurants-was written into, a special post card from the First World War, Ady Endre’s (famous Hungarian poet) poems to Mylitta, who was Peter Zwack’s aunt, a Swedish passport issued for Peter Zwack from Raoul Wallenberg.

Visitors can have a look of some photos from the change of regime time reaching nowadays where the company’s latest success appears, a novelty in the world, the Unicum Plum. With the help of some photos visitors can get an insight of the launching moments of this delicious product and they can take a look behind the scenes as we show the Unicum Plum’s werk film.