Supply Chain Conference 2017

Supply Chain Conference 2017

Supply Chain Conference is the Nordic meeting place for 200+ supply chain professionals from major brands and industries such as retail, manufacturing and FMCG. The conference addresses supply chain challenges such as inventory optimization, supply chain design, forecasting, production planning and much more, and always with new trends in focus.

This year's theme is "Go digital, create value" and explores how a supply chain can benefit from digitalization no matter if the core business is online or offline.

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Keynote Speakers 2017

 

Amazon

Tim Collins, Vice President of Operations, Amazon.

Tim Collins is Vice President of Operations for Amazon, responsible for Amazon Logistics, Amazon’s internal delivery service. In this role, Tim manages all “last mile” operations and deliveries worldwide.  Tim joined Amazon in 1999 and has held several key senior leadership roles over the years including Director of North American Operations, Director of Operations for Emerging Regions, and Vice President of Operations, Europe. In late 2014, Tim left Amazon and joined Uber Technologies as Vice President of Global Operations where he led teams responsible for scaling Uber’s physical operations – customer service, mapping, and partner support – worldwide, helping to grow Uber from 60 to over 400 cities in less than 2 years. He came back “home” to Amazon this summer (2016).

Born and raised in Seattle, Tim is a graduate of the University of Washington, and lives in the area with his wife Dr. Joanna Collins and their 4 daughters, ages 6 – 14.


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Speakers 2017

 

Diplom-Is

Diplom-Is

Kai Simonsen, Supply Chain Planning Manager, Diplom-Is

Diplom-Is is one of the largest ice cream manufacturers in the Nordics. Operating on a market with the characteristics of extreme seasonality, continuous updates in assortment and restrictions regarding product temperature. This makes supply chain planning highly important.

By shifting into a highly automated planning process, covering distribution, production, and purchasing. Diplom-Is has reached significant improvement in terms of process efficiency as well as supply chain KPI improvements. This journey will be presented by Kai Simonsen.

 


Carlsberg

Carlsberg truckCarlsberg is one of the largest breweries in the world, with a market covering more than 150 countries. The combination of acting on a competitive market and having a complex supply chain, with breweries in both Europe and Asia, makes supply chain design a key differentiator.

In the presentation Carlsberg will describe their work with supply chain design, from an organisational, process and IT point of view. The presentation will also cover how to build a successful supply chain design team in a global company.

 


SKF

SKF bearing rollerJörg Schlager, Business Transformation Manager, SKF

SKF is a global technology provider, having more than 140 sites worldwide. With a wide product range, serving many different types of industries, the balancing act between service levels and inventories is key.

SKF will tell the story about how they initiated one of their biggest transformation progams. Moving from a decentralized to a global supply chain organisation, enabling a more transparent and agile way of work while getting in total control of their supply chain.


Skånska Byggvaror

Skånska Byggvaror Truck

Mike Opdahl Supply Manager, Skånska Byggvaror

Skånska Byggvaror is an expansive online-based Nordic distance retailer of refined building products. Skånska Byggvaror offers a carefully selected and affordable product range to DIY customers, mainly through its web platform and stores. The business model is characterised by a high number of products under its own brand, control of the value chain and a high level of service regardless of the sales channel. In Norway sales are carried out under the brand Grønt Fokus, in Denmark under the brand Pavillon and in Finland via distributors. Skånska Byggvaror is part of the Byggmax Group since November 2015.

Mike Opdahl will present how automation of forecasting resulted in less administrative work, more time for analyzing, and improved service. 


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Moderator

Sabinije von Gaffke

Sabinije von Gaffke moderatorAs our moderator we will meet Sabinije von Gaffke. Sabinije is an experienced, multitasking and appreciated business and entertainment Broadcast Journalist, Moderator and TV-Presenter with 15 years experience in Network Television, Web TV, Corporate TV, Print and Radio.

She has undertaken assignments in Sweden and abroad for a variety of corporate companies, international organizations, ICT, tech and media events, The Swedish Government, TEDx Talks to the World of Entertainment.

Examples of previous moderator assignments: Nordic Business Forum, The Wisdom Conference, Stockholm Business Region, Electrolux, Nasdaq OMX, Axel Johnson International, Super Content Marketing, Digital Health Days, Regeringskansliet, Kista Science Center, Stockholm International Film Festival to TED Talks: TEDx Stockholm.​