PANEL SESSIONS: Tuesday 30th September
The conference will start with a "State of the Industry" keynote presentation from a senior automotive figure giving a special insight into the implications of the changing automotive industry on logistics.
Executive in charge of Order to Delivery
Session One: Lean Manufacturing
Increasing cost and time pressures have made lean manufacturing a must for all manufacturers, including carmakers and their suppliers. Our panel will debate the challenges, successes and different approaches to improving plant production
Director Material Planning and Logistics
Mark IV Automotive
Assistant General Manager, Business Management & Logistics, Production Control
Toyota Motor Manufacturing N.A.
Director Manufacturing, Vehicle Operations
General Manager, Business Development
Coffee Break – Sponsored by G-Log
Session Two: Globalisation
The allure of developing markets and cheaper production has been driving carmakers to invest in overseas countries, followed closely by suppliers and logistics service providers. But to achieve the benefits all parties are finding that logistics infrastructures and networks have to be up to speed.
President & CEO
Fedex Supply Chain Services
Executive Director MP&L
Session Three: Supplier’s Supply Chain
Leading parts and systems companies are finding that effective logistics is a strategic part of their success as supplier rationalization sees tier ones become ever bigger, with more complex internal and external supply chains.
Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management
Head of International Logistics
Director Supply Chain
Senior VP Automotive
Director Supply Chain Management
Coffee Break, Sponsored by G-Log
Session Three: Supplier’s Supply Chain cont.
Close of Day
17.30 – 22:00
Networking Reception and Gala Dinner
At the conclusion of the days sessions, delegates are invited to join speakers and panelists to continue discussions at a cocktail reception.
This will be followed by dinner at the award winning Townsend Hotel restaurant (included in delegate package).