Logistics & Supply Chain Conference 2017

For retail and beyond

In today’s ever more connected and demanding world, your operations have to be not only watertight and responsive but able to adapt to increasing complexity and future challenges. How can you ensure you stay ahead of the game?

Taking place on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, Logistics & Supply Chain’s European Logistics & Supply Chain Conference provides breakthrough content from inspirational practitioners who understand your role and unique networking opportunities for supply chain executives who simply have to have the latest information, insight and examples of best practice.

2017 Topics


  • Implementing and optimising a refined supply chain network

  • Improved visibility with supply and demand process

  • Ways to improve warehouse and distribution management

  • Best practices in sourcing & procurement 

  • Factors to consider when entering emerging markets

  • IoT: Examining how IoT can increase the end to end visibility in a Supply Chain


                  And much more….. download the agenda today



“Excellent conference with some very interesting content and presentations”   

Scot Gerry, Logistics Director, SIG

“Thoroughly enjoyed – very valuable”

Paul Hughes, Global Logistics Manager, Southco Manufacturing


Our Speakers

Tim Ansell FCILT

Market Manager


Pauline Bastidon

Head of European Policy

Freight Transportation Association

Prof Samir S Dani

Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Huddersfield

Nicole Geerkens

Executive Officer

European Logistics Association

Richard Hunt CBE, Hon FCILT, VR

Past Chairman

The London Ambulance Service

Patrik Latin

Former SVP Global Supply Chain


Andreas Muehlich

Global IBV + Product Portfolio Manager


Prof Terrence Perera

Head of International Partnerships and Development), Professor of Computer Simulation, Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences

Sheffield Hallam University

Juan Fernandos Ramírez

Global Capability Lead


Tom Rose

Head of International Operations

SPAR International

Jack Semple

Director of Policy

Road Haulage Association Ltd

Patrick Van Cauwenberghe

Business Intelligence Director

Port of ZeeBrugge

Nicolas Vandeput

Independent Consultant and Scientific Collaborator

University of Brussels

Alan Waller OBE



Rob Wright FCILT

Head of Distribution

pladis UK and Europe

2017 Conference:

Providing peer to peer learning and case studies to help you and your supply chain with break through content from inspirational speakers To see a full list of topics download the agenda here


This event is no longer taking place, please see our website for our 2017 conference programme

Our Event Partners:

Thank you to all of our event partners. If you would like to find out more about your sponsorship opportunities, please contact Katharina Tkatchenko


Sponsorship Opportunities:                     Katharina Tkatchenko
Speaking Opportunities:                           Belinda Tse

Highlights from 2016’s event:

  • World Food Programme’s management of a highly volatile global supply chain for humanitarian responses
  • Grand Visions’s Global SC Transformation Director talking about generating a smooth Transformation Supply Chain
  • VimpelCom’s Director of Supply Chain discussing the digitalised Supply Chain Concept and the impact of new and updated technologies
  • FTA’s Head of European Polciy, Port of Zeebrugge’s Business Intelligence Office, UK Chamber of Shipping’s Head of Comms and VimpelCom’s Director of Supply Chain discuss the implications of the UK leaving the EU and the affect on the industry
  • Shell on how to make Supply Chain attractive for Graduates and new comers
  • Winners Rhode & Schwarz’s project that won them the Supply Chain Excellence Awards Hi Tech & Communications category
  • Panel discussion featuring CIPLA Ltd, Heineken and PWC on the future of Supply Chain and the major changes that affect operations
  • HEINEKEN’s Global Customer Service & Supply Chain Collaboration Consultant on the bigger picture of customer collaboration and ways to measure performance
  • Nokia’s Executive S&OP Manager presentation on the evolving process of Demand Planning at Nokia
  • Delaware Consulting on taking profitability to the next level by leveraging Cost-to-Serve and S&OP