LogiChem EU 2019

19 - 21 March, 2019

Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam

+44 207 036 1378

Day 3 - 21st March

8:00 am - 8:35 am Welcome Coffee

8:35 am - 8:40 am Welcome Remarks

8:40 am - 8:45 am Chairperson’s Opening Address

8:45 am - 9:05 am KEYNOTE: How will the chemical supply chain look 10 years from now in the backdrop of rapid advances in digital technology coupled with rising customer expectations?

Lanny Duvall - Chief Supply Chain Officer, Nouryon
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Lanny Duvall

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Nouryon

9:05 am - 9:45 am COMPARE AND CONTRAST: How Borealis and DSM run their supply chain re-design programs to improve customer service, optimize the costs position and embrace opportunities provided by digital transformation

Klaus Hammer - Programme Manager Supply Chain, Borealis Arno Dalhuisen - Global Head of SC Excellence, DSM Nutrional Products
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Klaus Hammer

Programme Manager Supply Chain
Borealis

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Arno Dalhuisen

Global Head of SC Excellence
DSM Nutrional Products

9:45 am - 10:05 am CASE STUDY: How to use supply chain excellence centres to roll-out high performing models that generate tangible value on a global scale

Guillermo Fumero - Former Global Business Services Leader Clariant and Founder, Extheria
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Guillermo Fumero

Former Global Business Services Leader Clariant and Founder
Extheria

10:05 am - 10:45 am Dragons’ Den: With a changing landscape of stakeholders and emerging technologies within the digital space, which are the best ones to invest in to increase your end-to-end supply chain visibility?

Florian Kache - Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management, BASF Guillermo Fumero - Former Global Business Services Leader Clariant and Founder, Extheria Marc Van Der Veen - Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation, Dow Dupont
Join our dragons as they assess the latest in-store innovations from start-up companies pitching their tech in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the dragons review the technology’s benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite. Will you find the next big thing?

Dragons’ Den Judges: 
Guillermo Fumero, Global Business Services Leader, Clariant
Florian Kache, Head of Supply Chain Innovation, BASF
Marc Van Der Veen, Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation, The Dow Chemical Company

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Florian Kache

Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management
BASF

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Guillermo Fumero

Former Global Business Services Leader Clariant and Founder
Extheria

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Marc Van Der Veen

Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation
Dow Dupont

10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning networking break

STREAM A Advanced Inventory Management Strategies

11:15 am - 11:35 am CASE STUDY: How to create an effective inventory planning strategy that ticks all the right boxes: aligned with your business targets, gives product availability, ensures security and maintains high service levels
Fabian Gasczak - Head of SCM Polyols & Oxidation Products, LANXESS
  • How to set realistic targets on SKU level versus strategic initiatives/business models (e.g. asset driven vs. price driven)
  • How to manage supply and forecast ripple effects to keep the optimal level of stocks while serving  a maximum number of customers
  • Building more inventories: How to create more flexibility in manufacturing in order to secure the supply and get rid of lost opportunities
How to persuade senior management of the imperative of having sufficient inventory
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Fabian Gasczak

Head of SCM Polyols & Oxidation Products
LANXESS

STREAM A Advanced Inventory Management Strategies

11:35 am - 11:55 am CASE STUDY: The role of S/4 HANA implementation in digital transformation and its impact on supply chain processes
Hermann Schuster - Head of Digitalization, Arlanxeo Michael Liesfeldt - Global Supply Chain Management Vice President, Arlanxeo
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Hermann Schuster

Head of Digitalization
Arlanxeo

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Michael Liesfeldt

Global Supply Chain Management Vice President
Arlanxeo

STREAM A Advanced Inventory Management Strategies

11:55 am - 12:35 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: Managing the complexity of demand variability at the raw material level: How to set up the right safety buffer at the right time
Stijn Sweere - Director of Global Supply Chain, Fragrances, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF)
·         Do we need statistics to assess demand variability?
·         Planning for 100% material availability: Myth or reality?
·         Do you always need your full safety buffer?
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Stijn Sweere

Director of Global Supply Chain, Fragrances
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF)

STREAM B Improving the Efficiency Of Logistics Networks

11:15 am - 11:35 am CASE STUDY: How to become a manufacturer of choice for carriers: What can you do to increase the performance of your logistics to secure transportation capacity?
Pablo Nosti - Logistics Manager EMEA and Global Logistics Enablement Leader, Dupont
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Pablo Nosti

Logistics Manager EMEA and Global Logistics Enablement Leader
Dupont

STREAM B Improving the Efficiency Of Logistics Networks

11:35 am - 11:55 am CASE STUDY: How can automation of shipping real time data help to make more informative decisions about your tenders and network design
Agility

STREAM B Improving the Efficiency Of Logistics Networks

11:50 am - 12:35 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to develop real time track and trace capabilities to provide proactive visibility of unplanned events to your customers
Thomas Bronnert - Vice President Corporate Logistics, Wacker Chemie
·         What track and trace devices should you use and why?
·         How to harmonize systems and connections with various carriers in order to unfold digital capabilities of the technology and provide full end-to-end visibility
·         How will track and trace impact internal teams, structures and responsibilities?
·         Equipping your customer service with a value added service: How to establish effective processes of data sourcing, analysis and feeding back
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Thomas Bronnert

Vice President Corporate Logistics
Wacker Chemie

STREAM C Enhancing The Customer Journey

11:15 am - 11:35 am CASE STUDY: How to move from the traditional customer-facing function to an advanced one that empowers your employees to drive real customer value in all interactions
Stephanie Wright - Head of Customer Service & Control Tower, Henkel
·         What are the key success factors to enhance the customer journey?
·         All about people: How to ensure that your customer service transforms into customer excellence teams in order to stay proactive and dedicated to drive value for customers
·         Is automation and digital technology a cost saving tool or an opportunity to save time for customer value activities?
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Stephanie Wright

Head of Customer Service & Control Tower
Henkel

STREAM C Enhancing The Customer Journey

11:35 am - 11:55 am CASE STUDY: How to integrate a Net Promoter system into your front-line day-to-day operations to drive continuous improvement initiatives
Alexis Papageorges - Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Digital Projects, Solvay
·         should you be developing in order to understand and measure the experience of your customers
·         Getting to the core of your OTC: Identifying key criteria of customer satisfaction
·         Going beyond call centre: What KPIs and B2C elements of customer service can you put in place to understand the true needs of your customers
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Alexis Papageorges

Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Digital Projects
Solvay

STREAM C Enhancing The Customer Journey

11:55 am - 12:35 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: How will digital opportunities impact the way you differentiate your service offerings and provide customised solutions?
Marc Van Der Veen - Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation, Dow Dupont Guillermo Fumero - Former Global Business Services Leader Clariant and Founder, Extheria Fabrice Schneider - Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes, Merck Millipore
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Marc Van Der Veen

Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation
Dow Dupont

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Guillermo Fumero

Former Global Business Services Leader Clariant and Founder
Extheria

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Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

·         Does digitalisation create opportunities for new segmentation and differentiation or should companies follow their historical setup?
·         What are the new ways to segment and differentiate with new digital tools?
·         How digitalisation can improve the complexity of service offerings caused by customisation

STREAM D Creative Boardrooms

11:15 am - 12:15 pm WORKSHOP: How to use new automation technology to make the most informed decisions in your logistics tender process

12:35 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

STREAM A Implementing Advanced S&OP & IBP Processes

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to manage the complexities of S&OP and achieve consistency in your processes
Shailesh Mishra - Cross-functional Business Demand Lead for M&A, End-to-End & ERP Implementation, Lyondellbasell Industries
·         How to balance between business targets and traditional S&OP goals like supply demand agility
·         Realities of S&OP transformation: How to optimize the process in order to achieve full integration
·         To what extent can you achieve full integration across multiple supply chain organizations?
·         Bringing all parties on board: Communicating the importance of S&OP to upper management
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Shailesh Mishra

Cross-functional Business Demand Lead for M&A, End-to-End & ERP Implementation
Lyondellbasell Industries

STREAM A Implementing Advanced S&OP & IBP Processes

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to make S&OP an integrated business management process that all stakeholders in your company can use
Charalampos Mantelis - Director of Global Material Planning & Inventory Management, Firmenich
·         How to start the journey towards creating an advanced S&OP structure
·         What are the key elements you should introduce to ensure the buy-in across different teams and commitment towards one common goal
·         How to ensure successful change management across difference stakeholder groups
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Charalampos Mantelis

Director of Global Material Planning & Inventory Management
Firmenich

STREAM B Rethinking Logistics Collaboration

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm CASE STUDY: Outlining the key collaboration points you should be working on with your LSPs in order to reduce CO2 emission levels and increase the sustainability of your supply chains
·         solutions to cut CO2 emissions in road and deep sea transportation modes, and who should be paying?
·         How to improve the environmental impact by cutting the number of vehicles, miles and empty miles on roads
·         How to balance cost versus environmental impact when choosing transport modes
Fostering data sharing and putting responsible care process in place

STREAM B Rethinking Logistics Collaboration

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to create a 4PL/outsourcing framework that fits your operational model and provides control and flexibility over your customer operations
Jori Fabricius - Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management, Kemira
·         To outsource or not?: pros and cons on operational and strategic levels
·         How to move from customer-supplier (transactional) relationships to strategic (end-to-end) partnerships
·         What capabilities should your Outsourcing/ 4PL partner have in order to achieve optimization and saving opportunities?
·         Governance process: How to maintain flexibility and stay in control over relationships with your customers
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Jori Fabricius

Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management
Kemira

2:50 pm - 2:55 pm End Of Day Three