Tuesday 17th May 2005
Panalpina is pleased to invite you to the pre-conference Cocktail reception at The Pudong Shangri-la Hotel. Sited along the famous Huangpu River, the Hotel has breathtaking views of Shanghai's legendary riverfront – the Bund and the Orient Pearl TV Tower.
Wednesday 18th May 2005
Session 1: Global automotive supply China is obviously going to play an important role in the future of the global automotive industry. This session focuses on how a global supplier manages their supply chain in China, global logistics and a perspective of logistics in the future.
Session 2: Logistics service providers and China
The different approaches of logistics companies to China, and how carmakers choose and partner with LSP's.
Session 3: Lean manufacturing and logistics
Bringing lean concepts to China. From a carmaker to a Tier one supplier to a logistics service provider – implementing lean and the benefits to be had.
Session 4: Packaging and container management
Following on from the previous session, the latest developments in an area that can contribute extensively to lean logistics. A look at some of the packaging issues directly related to China, and improving container management.
Short walk to mooring on the Huangpu River
River Cruise Magnolia, Huangpu River, Shanghai
This two tier cruiser boasts an array of traditional artistic Chinese decorations. Floating on the Huangpu river, the River Cruise Magnolia displays panoramic views of The Bund and the capital's Dramatic skyline. With two private function rooms this cruise truly offers an exclusive banqueting setting
End of day 1
Thursday 19 May 2005
Session 1 Finished Vehicle Logistics
The sales of cars rise but the distribution of new vehicles is as challenging as ever. What is being done in China and externally to serve China?
Session 2 The automobile industry strategy of the Chinese government
Senior officials from China customs present the new automobile industry policy of the Chinese government including customs management reform and trade facilitation. We also hear the experiences of a global automotive supplier.
Session 3 Logistics in China
A look at the supply chain challenges of carmakers in China, and their requirements. And some ideas on how logistics companies can improve supply chains.
Session 4 Improving the logistics facilities in China
Some new developments for working in logistics in China. Ports, logistics parks, and logistics capabilities.