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Meet Customer & Consumer Needs Now & In The Future…How Can You Drive Cost-Efficiencies & Retailer-Supplier Collaboration For A Lean Logistics Operation & Food & Drink Supply Chain?
 
Optimise Your Transport Logistics, Forecasting & Availability With Innovative Techniques That Drive Profits & Sustain Growth In The Current, Uncertain Economic Market

A One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event For The Food & Drink Supply Chain Industry, 13th June 2017, The Millennium Mayfair, Central London. Download the brochure here. Book Before Next Thursday 15th December & Save £200.
With 3 exceptional years leading the market, this is THE industry gathering for food and drink supply chain, logistics and planning professionals.

Real Insight From 20 Retailers & Manufacturers In Just One Day: Retailer-Supplier Collaboration • Cost-Saving Efficiencies • Forecasting • Inventory & Availability • Data-Driven Decision Making • Talent & The Workforce • Market-Leading Technologies & Innovations • Transport & Logistics • Channel Strategy Snapshots • Brexit • S&OP

Utilise The Latest Collaboration Techniques, Transport Innovations & Forecasting Systems To Increase Cost Efficiency, Reduce Waste & Maximise Profits For Optimised Supply Chain & Logistics Strategies In Today’s Uncertain Economic Market:

  1. Profitable, Win-Win Collaborations: New industry insights to create mutually-beneficial retailer-supplier relationships and competitor collaborations which drive down waste and increase profits
  2. Squeeze Out Costs In Your Supply Chain: Develop collaborative, cost-saving strategies and tools to reduce unnecessary costs for a streamlined, lucrative supply chain
  3. Enhanced Forecasting & Inventory Strategies: Improve forecasting accuracy and develop economical, efficient inventory management with the latest technology, systems and collaboration strategies
  4. Sustainable, Innovative Transport Logistics: Create collaborative and profitable transport operations by utilising vehicle innovations and the latest cost-saving methods
  5. Capitalise On The Latest Technologies & Innovations: Eliminate expense, reduce manpower and shorten timelines for faster, leaner supply chains
  6. Online, Convenience, Discounters & Different Store Formats: Adapt your supply chain strategies for success in every channel
  7. Will Your Skills Make The Cut? Cultivate new skills and fresh talent to keep on top of your game
  8. Future-Proof Your Supply Chain To Survive Brexit: Keep up to date on the latest effects of Brexit in terms of costs, workers and internal processes to stay profitable
  9. Transform Your S&OP Strategies: Align your business goals internally and externally with the latest systems to boost efficiency and customer satisfaction

PLUS! This Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference Also Features:

  • Our Most Senior Line-Up To Date: 20 Retailers & Manufacturers Speaking From The Frontline
  • 12 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Your Toughest Food & Drink Supply Chain, Logistics & Operations Challenges
  • 95% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating
  • 6 Facilitated Peer-To-Peer Discussions: A) S&OP B) Green Issues & Sustainability C) Operational Challenges In Sustainable Supply Chains D) Effective Supply Chain Collaboration E) International Supply Chain Trade & Management F) Collaborating With Competitors
  • New For 2017: Channel Strategies: A) Convenience B) Discounters C) Online D) Store Formats E) Retailers
  • 3 Panel Debates On: ‘Cost-Saving Efficiencies’, ‘Brexit’ & ‘Market-Leading Technologies & Innovations’
  • 2 Conference Chairman From PROPERCORN & More
  • 5 Retailer Perspectives – Tesco, McDonald’s, Asda, KFC & Mitchells & Butlers
  • 1 ‘Meet The Speakers’ Area
  • Facilitated Networking Hosts
  • Live Polling & Speed Networking
  • Open Q&A
  • Luxury 4* Networking Venue
  • 1 Compact Day

Book Before 15th December & Save £200 – Limited Places Available!

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Can you help retailers and manufacturers to create lean, end-to-end supply chains? For more information on how to get involved, please email partner@foodsupplyconference.com or call +44(0)20 3479 2299.
 
Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes before next Thursday 15th December for only £2,949 +VAT (Save £850). Click here to book your stand. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

A Must-Attend Event For Supply Chain, Logistics & Planning Professionals With 3 Years Of Leading Industry Insights

08.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting & Speed Networking

09.00 GIC Welcome & Interactive Voting Introduction

09.10 Morning Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Ned Mortimer, Head of Operations, PROPERCORN

RETAILER-SUPPLIER COLLABORATION – TRIPLE PERSPECTIVE

09.20 Collaborating In Practice! Harness The Latest Industry Insights To Create Long-Lasting & Mutually-Beneficial Retailer-Supplier Relationships That Drive Down Costs
09.20 Perspective One – Retailer
Nehal Thakkar, Supply Chain Manager, KFC

09.40 – Perspective Two
Victoria Segebarth, Supply Chain Director UK & Ireland, Molson Coors

10.00 Perspective Three – Retailer
Nicola Robinson, Sr. Manager Sustainable Sourcing, McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd

RETAILER PERSPECTIVE – CASE STUDY

10.20 Join Asda As They Share Their Experiences & Insights On Retailer-Supplier Collaboration
Pauline Ferguson, Senior Director Ambient Planning, Asda

10.40 Refreshment Break With Informal Networking & Peer Discussion Zones

CHANNEL STRATEGIES

10.40 From Store Formats To Convenience To Discounters To Online, Ensure Your Supply Chain Thrives Across Every Channel

A) Convenience
B) Discounters
C) Online
D) Store Formats
E) Retailers

COST-SAVING EFFICIENCIES – PANEL DISCUSSION

11.10 Utilise The Latest Collaboration Techniques & Cost-Saving Tools To Squeeze Out Excess Expenses

  • Ben Wright, Director of Global Supply Chain – Planning, Vita Coco (Subject To Availability)
  • Ronan Quigley, Head of Central Operations, Aryzta
  • Luis Felipe Calderon, Operations & Procurement Manager, Mast-Jaegermeister UK
  • Stewart Dickson, Development Manager (Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Commercial), British Sugar

fdsc2017_panel_700x15011.40 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. To get involved in The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodsupplychainconference.com for more details.

FORECASTING INSIGHTS

12.00 Boost Your Forecasting Strategy With Insights Into The Latest Methods & Innovative Techniques For Improved Accuracy & Availability
Matt Thomas, Operations Production Manager, PROPERCORN

INVENTORY & AVAILABILITY

12.20 Develop Next-Level, On-Shelf Availability & Replenishment Strategies With Efficient Inventory Management & Key Insights Into Retailer Expectations
Speaker To Be Announced; Please Check The Website For Updates

RETAILER PERSPECTIVE – CASE STUDY

12.35 Data Driven Decision Making Within Supply Chain
James Briercliffe, Project Manager – Supplier Partnerships, Tesco Supply Chain, Tescofdsc2017_tesco

12.55 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.25 Facilitated Informal Lunchtime Discussions & Peer Brainstorming

A) S&OP
Chris Morgan, Sales & Operations Planning Manager, Ferrero

B) Green Issues & Sustainability
Jason Russell, Supply Chain Manager, Mitchells & Butlers

C) Operational Challenges in Sustainable Supply Chains
Filip Toye, Supply Chain Manager Chocolate EMEA, Cargill

D) Effective Supply Chain Collaboration
Jacqueline Turner, Senior Demand Planning Analyst, Tennent’s & Caledonian Brewery (C&C Group)

E) International Supply Chain Trade & Management

F) Collaborating With Competitors

13.55 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks

TALENT & THE WORKFORCE – NEW FOR 2017

14.05 Are Your Workforce Skills Up To Scratch? Prepare For The Supply Chain Role Of The Future By Cultivating New Skills & Fresh Talent With The Latest Market Insights
Nick Smart, Logistics Director, Müller Milk & Ingredients

MARKET-LEADING TECHNOLOGIES & INNOVATIONS – PANEL & DELEGATE DEBATE

14.25 Harness The Latest Innovations & Understand How Technology Could Impact Future Supply Chains To Reduce Costs & Improve Efficiencies
Jacqueline Turner, Senior Demand Planning Analyst, Tennent’s & Caledonian Brewery (C&C Group)

SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION

14.55 Maximising Value Through Supply Chain Integration
Klaus Rueth, Senior Director, Supply Chain Management, HAVI Europe

15.10 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. To get involved in The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference –Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodsupplychainconference.com for more details.

15.30 Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

TRANSPORT LOGISTICS

16.00 Develop Efficient Transport & Logistics Strategies With Key Insights Into Vehicle Innovations & Cost-Saving Methods To Ensure Effective Collaboration & Profitable Operations
Petri Sinkko, Global Category Manager Transport & Logistics, Lantmännen Unibake International (UBI)

BREXIT INTERACTIVE PANEL & Q&A

16.20 How Will Brexit Impact Food & Drink Supply Chains? The Latest Insights & Strategies For Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain In The Changing MarketOliver Hunt, Head of UK Supply Chain, Mast-Jaegermeister UKNick Smart, Logistics Director, Müller Milk & IngredientsJacqueline Turner, Senior Demand Planning Analyst, Tennent’s & Caledonian Breweryfdsc2017_panel_700x200

NESTLÉ SUSTAINABLE SOURCING & SUPPLY CHAINS – CASE STUDY

16.50 Nestlé Share Their Best-Practice Advice For Creating Shared Value By Focusing On Long-Term Social, Environmental & Economic Sustainability Throughout Their Supply Chain
Robin Sundaram, Milk Buyer & Sustainable Sourcing Lead, Nestlé

S&OP

17.10 Align Your Business Goals & Your Customers With Efficient, Cross-Departmental S&OP Strategy That Delivers Effective Service Levels
Teun Veldhuizen, Manager Demand Planning & S&OP, Heineken

17.40 Official Close Of Conference & Chair’s Closing Remarks

Please check the website regularly for updates and newly confirmed speakers. For more information on how to get involved in The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration, please email info@foodsupplychainconference.com or call us on +44 (0)20 3479 2299.