09:00 – 10:30 Session 1 State of the Industry The traditional opener in which we look at the automotive logistics trends for 2014. This will include analyst projections, and industry & government experts.
Gustavo Bonini, Logistics Manager, Scania Latin America Sergio Costa, Director, Investe Sao Paulo
10:30 – 11:15
11:15 – 12:30 Session 2A
Supplier’s Supply Chain
Localization and long global supply chains are amongst the logistics challenges of keeping the production lines moving.
JoséRicardo Chiarello, Director, Volkswagen do Brasil
Carlos Wagner, CEO, Sintel
Alexandre Califani, Logistics Director, Continental South America
Session 2B Finished Vehicle Logistics
Special focussed discussion on this essential part of the industry looking particularly at international vehicle distribution.
Flavio Batista, Vice President of Latin America, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Sergio Tanibata, Director of Business, Cisa Trading Edson Molina, Material Planning and Logistics Director, Ford
12:30 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:15 Session 3A Aftersale & Service parts supply and logistics Improving customer service and retention, and dealer and carmaker profitability are just 2 of the reasons that make this subject so important
Nick Beard, Strategic Account Industry Director Automotive, TNT Paolo Campolina, Senior Solutions Design Manager- Automotive, CEVA Logistics Antonio Taranto, Customer Service Operations Director- South America, Ford
Session 3B Imports/Exports World trade issues, customs and port congestion are amongst the challenges of importing and exporting to and from South America
16:00 – 17:15 Session 4 Moving forward
A high level group discussion on the future of automotive logistics and supply in South America. Mauricelio Faria, General Logistics Manager Latin America, Fiat Auto- Latam Frank McCarthy, Managing Director- South America, Syncreon Edson Molina, Material Planning and Logistics Director, Ford
17:15 – 21:30 Gala Dinner and Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception Venue: Capim Santo
Al. Ministro Rocha Azevedo, 571 – Jardins – Sao Paulo