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  • 1. Programm Inspiration, Ideas, Innovation InterContinental/Schweizerhof, Berlin Programme update 30TH INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE October 23-25, 2013
  • 2. 2 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – Programme loxxess.com BE CREATIVE. BE INNOVATIVE. BE LOXXESSFUL. Advertisement
  • 3. 3 30th International Supply Chain Conference Hotel and room map 4 Foreword, premium sponsors, media partners 5 Programme Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6 Thursday, October 24, 2013 10 Friday, October 25, 2013 16 Interactive workshops 19 At a glance: time and topic schedule 20 Fringe programme Anniversary Evening 23 Awards 25 Lean Experience 26 BVL PhD Candidates Workshop, Social programme 27 Special-topic exhibition 28 Conference lounges 30 Business Breakfast, After Work Party 32 Service Registration, travel, accommodation 34 Organisation, partners 37 You can always find updated information on the conference here. Overview of Contents Conference tracks The competitiveness of a country, a sector or a com- pany depends largely on its ability to innovate. This calls for creative ideas when addressing topics that are of central relevance for the future. What innovations are being developed in logistics, supply chain manage- ment and information technology? INNOVATIONS SECTORS Well-structured networks are a key success factor, both in managing the complexity of flows of goods and information and for cooperation between com- panies and across national borders. How can these increasingly integrated networks be efficiently con- trolled and optimised? NETWORKS IDEAS Logistics is a cross-sectional function and a decisive success factor spanning entire sectors of industry – and it is of key importance both within companies and as a cross-company activity. The focus is on models to meet current logistical challenges in different sectors. Social change, scientific progress and business success all begin with an idea and the courage to put this idea into practice. The sequences will present future-ori- ented projects from the media, research, industry and humanitarian logistics.
  • 4. 4 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – ProgrammeRoom map for event venues / Foreword Hotel InterContinental Berlin Hotel Schweizerhof Berlin Charlottenburg II/III Köpenick II/III Tiergarten II Gartenlounge II Gartenlounge I Dahlem Tegel Glienicke Bellevue L.A. Café Wintergarten Pavillon Library Marlene Bar Bellevue- Passage Foyer Potsdam Foyer-Lounge I Foyer-Lounge II Potsdam II Potsdam III Potsdam I Lobby Kaminzimmer OCC Grab & Go Köpenick I Potsdam IV Tiergarten III Pavillon-Terrasse West Ost A Teilnehmerausweise Participant passes B Presse-Registrierung Press registration C Kongress-Taschen Congress bags D BVL-Präsentation BVL presentation E Pressetreff Press centre F Communication Area AEB/BVL Communication Area AEB/BVL G Koffer-Aufbewahrung (Freitag) Luggage storage (Friday) Begleit. Fachausstellung Special-topic exhibition Mittagessen Midday meal Vorträge Presentations Lounges Lounges BVL Service Points BVL service points Chur Tessin I/II Arosa Davos Lausanne Winterthur St. Moritz Tessin III Kongresszugang Congress entrance Information Information Xxenia Conference Center ONEX Le Bouveret Lobby Schweizerhof 9:00 pm Bar Lobby Schöneberg Charlottenburg I Tiergarten I Kongresszugang Congress entrance Kongresszugang Congress entrance Kongresszugang Congress entrance A C C F B E G D 14. OG HUGOS Dining Room Grab & Go Grab & Go
  • 5. 5 30th International Supply Chain Conference Albert Einstein is supposed to have said he wasn’t interested in the past but in the future, because that’s where he intended to live. This would also be a good slogan for a conference that is seen as an important source of ideas and innovations. But experience tells us that, on its own, looking to the future is not enough. The future is always rooted in the past. This year, we will be able to look back on 30 years of the conference and 35 years of BVL. Our community is more future-oriented than ever before and can draw on well-founded expertise and wide-ranging experience. Together with inspiration from new stimuli and the development of new ideas, this is what drives innovation – in global business processes, social communication and sustainable business activities. Supply chain management and logistics are and will remain key topics in all fields of economy and society. The economic outlook is improving and, as a result, the logistics sector is also experiencing a steady uptrend driven by the optimistic mood, even if events in the field of monetary and fiscal policy, energy and raw material prices and the eco- nomic situation in Europe act as ever-present reminders that caution is the order of the day. The active exchange of knowledge, the interpretation of trends based on shared experience and the joint development of strategies are, as always, both important and necessary to generate “Inspiration, Ideas, Innovation”. Welcome to Berlin! Inspiration, Ideas, Innovation Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner President, BVL International, Bremen, Managing Partner, IMX Institute for Manufacturing Excellence, Martinsried Our special thanks to the partners who made the conference and the wide range of services possible: Premium sponsors in 2013 Media partners in 2013
  • 6. 6 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – Programme Inspiration, Ideas, Innovation This “milestone” anniversary is the ideal opportunity to look back at the develop- ment of logistics and at the key stimuli generated every year by the International Supply Chain Conference. The presentations and discussions will focus on the inno- vative drive of the logistics sector. “Inspiration, Ideas, Innovation” is the core theme in an era characterised by rapid change, high uncertainty and great volatility – but also by dynamic concepts and creative drive. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner President, BVL International, Bremen, Managing Partner, IMX Institute for Manufacturing Excellence, Martinsried Mastering Challenges through Transparency and Individual Responsibility The automotive industry is operating in an increasingly complex and global envi- ronment. From the point of view of supply chain management, this means that the entire supply chain must be as transparent as necessary. The ever more complex work processes are increasingly being managed through self-organisation to ensure that each participant in these processes can make their own individual contribution. Dr. Elmar Degenhart Chairman of the Executive Board, Continental AG, Hannover Production Driven by Perfection and Passion One of the factors behind the success of Porsche AG is a production concept that is systematically geared towards quality and efficiency – and this includes the com- pany’s tailored logistics operations. Production at Porsche is a byword for the ideal combination of craftsmanship and series production. This is key to producing pre- mium sports cars with a high level of customisation driven by perfection and pas- sion. Dr. Oliver Blume Member of the Executive Board – Production and Logistics, Porsche AG, Stuttgart Humans and Robots Working Together – A New Industrial Revolution? The availability of new key technologies driving far-reaching economic and social change is the hallmark of an industrial revolution. Production operations in Europe are often characterised by front-to-end automation, where humans are primarily responsible for planning and maintenance tasks but are not involved in the actual production process. The goal for the future is to introduce a “sliding automation scale” in which humans and robots work hand in hand and complement each other. Opening | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III9.30 Manfred Gundel Chairman of the Management Board, KUKA Roboter GmbH, Gersthofen, BVL Advisory Board 9.45 Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III A 2 10.15 Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III A 3 10.45 Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III A 4 A 1 The International Supply Chain Conference has been mirroring the rapid development of logistics and supply chain management for 30 years now and serves as an annual forum for the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and information. During the first break, BVL International would like to toast this anniversary together with you. Enjoy three inspiring conference days, let yourself be impressed by the inno- vative drive of the logistics sector and take new ideas with you for your daily work. Raise a glass with us! | 11.15 With the kind support of:
  • 7. 7 30th International Supply Chain Conference 13.00 Venue: InterContinental Charlottenburg II/IIIPRESS CONFERENCE 13.00 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionLUNCH BREAK Active discussion | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III12.00 Global Economy 2015 – Opportunities and Challenges? What will the global economy look like in 2015? How will produc- tion and transport flows change, which players will be dominant and what are the implications for stability and prosperity? This interactive sequence will present four provocative future sce- narios which will be assessed by the audience and then discussed with representatives from different industries and continents. Steve Filipov Chief Executive Officer, Terex MHPS AG, Düsseldorf, President, Terex Material Handling & Port Solutions, Westport, CT, USA Josef Joffe Publisher-Editor, Die Zeit, Hamburg Amadou Diallo Chief Executive Officer, DHL Freight, Deutsche Post DHL, Bonn A 6 Moderation: Paul A. Laudicina Chairman Emeritus, A.T. Kearney Inc., Chairman of GBPC, Chicago, USA Saori Dubourg President Nutrition & Health Division, BASF SE, Lampertheim Global Logistics Trends and Strategies In a global market network the winners are those with the best relationships who are able to work collaboratively with the best players. This is true not only for verti- cal relationships with suppliers, but also for horizontal relationships with other com- panies. It is not sufficient anymore to think in terms of one’s own sphere of influence, as the unit of competition is now the global network. What are top-performing com- panies from different sectors doing to gain a competitive advantage? Prof. Robert Handfield Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA 11.45 Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III A 5
  • 8. 8 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – Programme Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I15.00 Trends and Strategies in Logistics Customer companies expect logistics and supply chain management to continuously evolve and develop new solutions. BVL has been reg- ularly publishing the study “Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management” since 1988. The findings of this year’s study are based on a worldwide survey with over 1,700 responding specialists and decision-makers. What are the current challenges companies face? What are the strategies of best-in-class companies from different regions? Moderation and kick-off presentation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Straube Executive Director, Institute for Technology and Management, Head of the Faculty of Logistics, Berlin Technical University, BVL Advisory Board Focus on South America João Guilherme Araujo Consulting and Business Development Head, ILOS – Instituto de Logística e Supply Chain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Focus on China Prof. Dr. Sidong Zhang Head of the Kuehne Foundation Chair for International Logistics Networks and Services, Chinese-German School of Postgraduate Study (CDHK), Tongji University, Shanghai, China Focus on Europe Thomas Moik Vice President Airframe Supply Management, Material Procurement, AIRBUS Operations GmbH, Hamburg B 1 Special-topic sequence | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center15.00 Focus on Electrical Engineering High volatility and rapid technical development are key aspects in this sector. Global production calls for innovative concepts to meet the challenges of innovation pressure and shorter product life cycles. How are material movements systematically controlled in interna- tional procurement networks? Which strategies can help to ensure both low stocking levels and constant product availability? Measuring and Addressing Risk in the Electronics Supply Chain Tony Aug Chief Technology Officer and Director, Arrow Electronics Inc., Englewood, CO, USA Zero Defects – Essential Philosophy for Industry Johann Lohner Head of Global Transit Management, Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg Global Supply Chain Management – Balancing Contradictionary Targets Hans Erbe Senior Vice President Global SCM, Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH, Augsburg Designing Distribution when Change is the Only Constant Fredrik Wildtgrube Customer Logistics Europe Operations, Nokia Corporation, Espoo, Finland B 2 Moderation: Dr. Christoph Kilger Partner Advisory Supply Chain & Operations, Ernst&Young GmbH, Mannheim INNOVATIONSSECTORS Focus on Southeast Asia Pang Hee Hon Chief Executive Officer, Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd., Singapore Active discussion
  • 9. 9 30th International Supply Chain Conference Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam III15.00 The Challenge of On-Time Delivery? Compliance with agreed delivery dates is a central criterion for cus- tomer satisfaction and customer loyalty. As a result, reliable supply operations and exact delivery times are fast becoming a key factor in the competitive arena. How can suppliers plan and keep to agreed delivery dates? What processes need to be put in place to improve compliance with delivery deadlines? Moderation: Dr. Thomas Schachner Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain & Purchasing, Grohe AG, Düsseldorf, Vice-President, BVL Austria, Vienna, BVL Advisory Board B 3 17.15 Buses leave from the Hotel InterContinental 15.00 The Challenge of Young Professionals Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II WORKSHOP – Information p. 19 W 1 NETWORKS Anniversary Evening 19.00 Venue: ESTREL Convention Center Berlin, Information p. 23ANNIVERSARY EVENING Reliable Forecasting as the Basis for Effective Logistics Management Rainer Haag Head of Demand Planning and Order Management, dm-drogerie markt GmbH + Co. KG, Karlsruhe The Challenge of On-Time Delivery in the Production of Spectacle Lenses Joachim Hug Head of Supply Chain, Carl Zeiss Vision GmbH, Aalen Improving Supply Performance for Construction Products through a Cross-Range Regional Warehouse Network Martin Krumhaar Director Logistics, Saint-Gobain ISOVER G+H AG, Ludwigshafen Customer Satisfaction & On-Time Delivery in Weather-Dependent Businesses Sascha Menges Executive Vice President, Head of Manufacturing and Logistics, Husqvarna AB, Stockholm, Sweden Success Factor Science Those who want to make others aware of ideas and innovation from the world of science should aim to inspire and to generate new stim- uli. And this is precisely what BVL does with its invitation for entries for the Science Award for SCM. Every year, highly innovative projects with hands-on character receive their deserved recognition. In this sequence, the shortlisted candidates for the Science Award for SCM present their projects. More information at www.bvl.desascm With the kind support of Moderation: Prof. Dr. Hanna Schramm-Klein Chair of Marketing, University of Siegen IDEAS The most promising entrants will be invited to present their findings in this special-topic sequence and answer questions from the jury and the audience. You can find more information on the Science Award for SCM on page 25. SCIENCE AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2013 Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Charlottenburg II/III15.00 B 4
  • 10. 10 Thursday, October 24, 2013 – Programme Special-topic sequence | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I9.30 Big Data – Using Knowledge Effectively A high volume of data is generated every day in both the private and business sphere, but around 80% of it remains unused. Intelli- gent solutions like “big data evaluations” are needed to master this glut of information. Various technologies and methods help to struc- ture this data and allow it to be put to good use in-house on a cross- departmental basis. But which approaches are truly practicable when expense and benefit are weighed against one another? Moderation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Benz Head of Studies, M.Sc. International Transport and Logistics, ISM International School of Management, Frankfurt am Main, BVL Research Council How, Where, When, What and Why Do We Buy Products? How Big Data Helps to Turn Buyers into Loyal Customers Dominik Dommick Managing Director, PAYBACK GmbH, Munich Information Architecture in the Global Production Network Lars Bäumann General Manager IT Customer Order Process, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, BVL Research Council C 1 9.30 Focus on Mechanical and Plant Engineering Operational excellence is key to long-term success in the field of mechanical and plant engineering. The presentations showcase suc- cessful and transferrable projects ranging from in-house process optimisation and modern, software-supported sales and operations planning through to the creation of a global sales network. The cen- tral question is: how are optimisation models developed and suc- cessfully implemented in practice? Optimisation Models for In-House Logistics Hauke Schippmann Head of Global Supply Chain Management, Nordex Energy GmbH, Rostock Supply Chain Management in the Engineer-to-Order Process – A Contradiction? Dr.-Ing. René Graf Director Logistics, Salzgitter Maschinenbau AG, Salzgitter Design for Value Chains – Integrated Design of Products and Value Added Chains as a Success Factor Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Dalhöfer Head of Strategic Development Engineered Solutions, Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA, Lübeck, Professor for Supply Chain and Complexity Management, Lübeck University of Applied Sciences C 2 Moderation: Kirstin Reblin Program Manager Lean Company, Siemens AG, Munich Trends And Predictions On Big Data Management Dr. Till Kreiler Industry Leader, Google Germany GmbH, Munich 9.30 Thesis Conference Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II WORKSHOP – Information p. 19 W 2 INNOVATIONSSECTORS 8.30 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionBUSINESS BREAKFAST Intralogistics on the Trail of Industry 4.0 Andreas Kohl Plant Manager Logistics, SEW-EURODRIVE GmbH & Co. KG, Graben-Neudorf
  • 11. 11 30th International Supply Chain Conference Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam III9.30 Focal Point “Contract Logistics” The more detailed the required performance description, the better and more effective the outcomes of an invitation to ten- der. What difficulties are regularly encountered in cooperation between industry and logistics service providers during the ten- dering process? Which problems occur again and again, and how can these problems be resolved in practice? The BVL “Contract Logistics” working group was asked to address these issues. Ship- pers and service providers present and discuss the findings. Moderation and kick-off presentation: Prof. Dr. Norbert Schmidt Würzburg-Schweinfurt University of Applied Sciences, Chair of the BVL “Contract Logistics” working group The Specifics of Contract Drafting Sandra K. Schlaak Corporate Lead Buyer, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart Efficient Handling of Tender Processes Pierre Lutz Head of Global & German Sites Logistics Management, Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH, Donauwörth From Guideline to Successful Tendering Process Dr. Johannes Söllner Managing Director, Geis Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Nuremberg, Member of the BVL Board Contract Reviews for Imprecise Performance Descriptions Thomas Hüttemann Managing Director, Panopa Logistik GmbH, Duisburg The Problem of Incomplete Data for Offer Preparation Thomas Reppahn Director Central Logistics Product and Process Management, Schenker Deutschland AG, Kelsterbach C 3 11.30 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionCOFFEE BREAK NETWORKS Success Factor Social Media The use of social networks for customer relationship management holds great promise for companies in all sectors. But it is impor- tant to ensure that this communication is the “right” communica- tion, as this is the only way to improve service standards and avoid “shitstorms”. Social media guidelines are often drawn up to support employees in their interaction with customers in these modern net- works. Are these guidelines really useful? Which approaches appear to be most effective? Join the debate! Social Media as a Powerful Enabler for Transforming Organizations Dr. Sven Hermann Head of Solutions, Marketing & IT Strategy, PTS Logistics GmbH, Bremen Social Media Guidelines Are Evil Daniel Terner Head of Marketing, Member of the Management Board, AEB GmbH, Hamburg Moderation: Frauke Heistermann Member of the Management Board, AXIT AG, Frankenthal, Member of the BVL Board IDEAS The Next Evolution: Supply Chain Goes Social Bruce Richardson Senior Vice President, Chief Enterprise Strategist, Salesforce.com, San Francisco, USA From Engagement to Bottom Line Value Jonathan Wichmann Head of Social Media, Maersk Line, Copenhagen, Denmark Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Charlottenburg II/III9.30 C 4 Active discussion Active discussion
  • 12. 12 Thursday, October 24, 2013 – Programme 12 M Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III13.00 The Mobile Computing Revolution The ongoing trend away from conventional computers and towards mobile computing is driving far-reaching changes in our everyday lives. Across the entire spectrum from industry, production and supply chain management to finance, education, public admin- istration and the healthcare sector, mobile computing enables us to totally change the way we live. How does the high-tech industry respond to the many new expectations and how can high-tech companies set themselves apart from their competitors? D 3 Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III12.00 Logistics Needs the Best The logistics sector needs inspiration, ideas and innovation to meet the challenges of the future. The SCM and logistics awards presented by BVL International are seals of quality for outstanding innovative concepts and excellent achievements. The winner of the German Award for SCM will be presented with the award during the Anniversary Evening and will showcase the success and outcomes of the winning pro- ject in detail. This presentation will be followed by the award ceremony of the Science Award for SCM. This award is being granted to an up-and-coming scientist and the supervising institute by the Jury Chairman together with Dr. Robert Blackburn as representative of the award sponsor BASF. D 1 Active discussion | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III12.30 Logistics Innovations in the Field of Medicine – Inspiration for Other Sectors? Life and health are things of great value that deserve the best treatment and tried- and-tested services. How can logistical methods be applied in a hospital environ- ment? Can industrial processes be transferred to a medical setting? In which areas do emergency services outshine all the supply chain managers in industry and trade? The interplay of IT and logistics know-how opens up new options and perspectives. This is an area in which vertical cooperation is already a reality: hospitals, emer- gency services, pharmacies and logistics service providers work hand in hand, pro- viding an inspiring example for all sectors of industry. Christof Constantin Chwojka Chief Executive Officer, NOTRUF NÖ, St. Pölten, Austria Dr. rer. pol. Klaus Goedereis Chairman of the Board, St. Francis Foundation, Münster, BVL Advisory Board D 2 Moderation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wimmer Chairman of the Executive Board, BVL International, Bremen Thorsten Heins President & CEO, BlackBerry Ltd., Waterloo, Canada Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E.h. Dr. h.c. mult. Michael Schenk Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation (IFF), Magdeburg, BVL Scientific Advisory Board 13.30 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionLUNCH Representative of the 2013 award winners
  • 13. 13 30th International Supply Chain Conference Outdoor sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Lobby Outdoor sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Lobby Outdoor sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Lobby Outdoor sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Lobby13.30 – 17.00 O 1 EDEKA Minden-Hannover The innovative (logistics) technology in the Meat and Sausage Department at the Berlin-Brandenburg plant Food Logistics in the Berlin/Brandenburg Region Ulrich Günther Plant Manager, EDEKA Handelsgesellschaft Minden-Hannover mbH, Grünheide 13.30 – 17.00 O 2 Axel Springer AG, Spandau Printing Plant The entire process chain for coldset products – from pre-press to packaging of the print products The Challenge of Press Logistics Meinhard Mühlenberg Production Planning & Control, Spandau Printing Plant, Berlin 13.30 – 17.00 O 3 German Red Cross Logistics Centre, Schönefeld Tour of the logistics centre of the German Red Cross and presentation of international emergency aid operations using hands-on examples Humanitarian Logistics in Practice Clemens Pott Director Deployment Management & Logistics, German Red Cross, Berlin 13.30 – 17.00 O 4 Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde GmbH Tour of shell construction and assembly operations for the open design version of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Efficient Processes in Commercial Vehicle Production Andreas Maas Director Logistics, Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde GmbH Please note for all outdoor sequences: The number of places is limited! Registration from 13.30 on October 23, 2013 in the lobby of the Hotel InterContinental. Buses leave for the outdoor sequences at 13.30 from the Hotel InterContinental on October 24, 2013. Only in German language.
  • 14. 14 Thursday, October 24, 2013 – Programme Special-topic sequence | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I14.30 Success Factor Technical Logistics Camera-controlled robots perform automatic transfer of small load carriers into the warehouse. Intelligent systems control the preci- sion-timed supply routes and monitor all processes and routines. This is no more than state of the art in modern warehouses. But how do these ideas find their way from research and development through to practical application in industry? How can new techno- logical developments help to further optimise logistics processes? What kinds of innovative and intelligent solutions are being created? Moderation: Nelli Nivalainen Supply Chain Manager, ABB AS, Jüri, Estonia Research and Technological Development Become Reality Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl-Heinz Wehking Executive Director, Institute for Conveying Technology and Logistics, Stuttgart University, BVL Chapter Chair Highly Dynamic and Automatic Supply Processes in the Automotive Industry Dr. Andreas Hemberger Head of Supply Chain Management, Daimler AG, Wörth am Rhein Fully automatic compact storage for beverages Harald Jakoby Head of Technical Planning Gerolsteiner Brunnen GmbH & Co.KG, Gerolstein Dynamic Intralogistics Based on New Lean Organisation Concept Philipp Hossfeld Director Assembly and Industry, Odu-Steckverbindungssysteme GmbH & Co. KG, Mühldorf Innovative Technical Solutions at the Gdansk Airport Marzenna Krefft Vice President, Port Lotniczy Gdańsk im. Lecha Wałęsy, Gdansk, Poland E 1 14.30 Focus on Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Pharmaceutical logistics encompasses the main process stages of pharmaceutical products on their way to the patient. The associated transport and warehousing activities are subject to the Good Dis- tribution Practices (GDP) that were thoroughly revised at the begin- ning of this year. What are the current requirements for the supply chain and how do suppliers ensure constant product availability? Which global strategies are in place that also cater to the highly spe- cific demands of local markets? Centralisation of Goods Logistics – Decentralisation of Product Know-How Georg Rosenbaum Centre Manager and Managing Director, MedicalOrder Center, Ahlen Innovations That Improve Control and Reduce Costs Richard Ettl Chief Executive Officer, Skycell AG, Zurich, Switzerland Supply MACS – Supply Chain Leadership for Enterprises in Highly Dynamic Markets Jan Meesenburg Head of Supply Chain Management, Miltenyi Biotec GmbH, Bergisch Gladbach E 2 Moderation: Taru Lindeman Vice Chairperson, The Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics (LOGY), Helsinki, Finland INNOVATIONSSECTORS Implementation of Pharma and Healthcare Standards after GDP Jean-Marc Reynaerts Vice President Business Development, Luxair S.A., Luxembourg
  • 15. 15 30th International Supply Chain Conference Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam III Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Charlottenburg II/III 14.30 Management of International Networks Companies increasingly rely on foreign markets to achieve their growth targets. At the same time, there is a shift in the interna- tional flows of goods due to the dynamic growth in emerging economies. How do global players adapt to this development and what challenges do they face? What are the best practice examples for the management and expansion of international networks and to what extent are cooperation-based models the answer? Interna- tional and national experts outline their approaches. Moderation: Can Tamci Head of Operations, MAHLE Izmir A.S., Izmir, Turkey, BVL Chapter Chair From the Arctic to the World – Going Global by Innovations Juha Laakkonen Chief Executive Officer, Lappset Group Ltd., Rovaniemi, Finland Peculiarities of the Market Entry in Turkey for Retailers Mert Tüzüner New Market Entry Project Leader, Tchibo Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey E 3 14.30 Success Factor Humanitarian Logistics Acute and ongoing disasters call for reliable and flexible logistics solutions. The BVL working group “Humanitarian Logistics” out- lines the key role played by logistics in the humanitarian field. This includes not only disaster risk reduction, in which for example sea- ports are prepared for the challenges of crisis situations. Moreover disaster aid partnerships between companies and aid organisations are created, geared towards saving lives and mitigating suffering in the short term. Life Saving Measures in Conflict Areas David Treviño Logistics Advisor, Field Support Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières, Berlin Humanitarian Logistics – Enabling Factors for Success Birgitte Stalder-Olsen Head of Global Logistics Service, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva, Switzerland E 4 Moderation and kick-off presentation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Hellingrath Head of Chair for Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster NETWORKSIDEAS 14.30 What Would Harry Do? Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II WORKSHOP – Information p. 19 W 3 New Challenges in Delivering Humanitarian Assistance Wolfgang Herbinger Director Logistics, UN World Food Programme, Rome, Italy Logistical Challenges in the Event of a Disaster Heiko Werner Head of General Affairs Division, Technisches Hilfswerk (THW), Bonn
  • 16. 16 Friday, October 25, 2013 – Programme Special-topic sequence | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I9.30 Future-Safe Design of Transport Systems Forecasts predict that the total transport volume in Germany will grow by 75 percent up to the year 2025. Parallel to the increasing power of German industry, the policymakers must expect corre- sponding growth in other areas, in particular in terms of the amount of freight that needs to be transported. In addition, Germany is seen as Europe’s primary transit country. How can the transport infra- structure keep pace with this growth? Representatives from the fields of politics and industry discuss transport in tomorrow’s world and outline future challenges and solutions. Moderation: Andre Kranke Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Verlag Heinrich Vogel, VerkehrsRundschau, Munich Kick-off presentation: What German Industry Expects from Transport Policy during the Next Four Years Dieter Schweer Member of the Executive Board, Federation of German Industry (BDI), Berlin, BVL Advisory Board Discussion – participants include: Sören Bartol Spokesperson of the Transport, Construction and Urban Development working group, SPD parliamentary party, German Bundestag, Berlin Thomas Jarzombek Member of the Committee of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, German Bundestag, Berlin Frank Dreeke Chief Executive Officer, BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG, Bremen Adalbert Wandt President, German Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL), Frankfurt am Main F 1 9.30 Focus on the Trading Sector The trading sector is affected by high volatility and hard-to-predict consumer patterns. Trading logistics can increase agility and flexi- bility. While process optimisation in the branch outlet has become a key criterion in the stationary retail segment, the main factors in online trading are handling returns and ensuring same-day deliver- ies. How do today’s traders deal with these challenges? Secure Store Supply in a Booming Chinese Market Pamela Lin Logistics Director, LVMH Perfume & Cosmetics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China Supply Chain Governance: Where Does Selling Begin – Where Does Logistics End? Alexander Ralfs Director Supply Chain Management Retail, Tchibo GmbH, Hamburg F 2 Moderation: Dieter Bock Managing Director, Executive Services, Berlin, BVL Advisory Board INNOVATIONSSECTORS 8.30 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionBUSINESS BREAKFAST 8.30 Thesis Award winners Venue: InterContinental, Marlene Bar staircase PHOTO SHOOT Making Same-Day Delivery Work for Retail Tom Allason Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Shutl Ltd., London, UK Expanding a Logistics Network in Europe Simon Straub Director Logistics Network Development, MyBrands Zalando Verwaltungs GmbH, Berlin Active discussion
  • 17. 17 30th International Supply Chain Conference Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam III Special-topic sequence | Venue: InterContinental, Charlottenburg II/III 9.30 Holistic Procurement Management Hidden costs are everywhere, but how can they be identified and optimised? The TCO principle (total cost of ownership) is a proven instrument to ensure holistic procurement management and pin- point all cost drivers. It is not only of relevance to purchasing deci- sions but can also help to create transparency along the entire value added chain and therefore to ensure more effective corpo- rate management. Companies from different sectors outline their approaches. Moderation and kick-off presentation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Wolff Chief Executive Officer, 4flow AG, Berlin, Member of the BVL Board Cost Optimisation through Value Sourcing Alfons Dachs-Wiesinger Senior Manager Transport & Logistics Services, MAGNA STEYR AG & Co. KG, Graz, Austria Total Value of Ownership instead of Total Cost of Ownership Tony Barr Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Vice President of Corporate Development, Beumer Group, Somerset, NJ, USA F 3 9.30 Success Factor Refurbishing Particularly in times of increasing scarcity of resources, the resale of a used or repaired product is advantageous for companies not only from an ecological but also from an economic point of view - but these re-use processes pose many different challenges. This is why there is still huge untapped potential for additional business in the form of refurbishing, remanufacturing or recommerce in many sec- tors. Ecoline – A Convincing Approach for Customers, Companies and the Environment Thomas Steinsdörfer Director Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Sector, Refurbished Systems, Siemens AG, Forchheim Refurbishment as an Integrated and Sustainable Business Model Marco-Andre Riewe Vicepresident, Head of Business Line Rental/Used, STILL Group, Hamburg Remanufacturing and Refurbishing – The Right Path to Sustainable Logistics Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carsten Bücker Managing Partner, Bücker Unternehmensgruppe GmbH & Co. KG, Lingen F 4 Moderation: Prof. Dr. Erik Sundin Department of Management and Engineering, Linkoping University, Sweden 11.30 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionCOFFEE BREAK 9.30 Logistics in India Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II WORKSHOP – Information p. 19 W 4 NETWORKSIDEAS Environmental Importance & Economic Success: The Logistic Aspects of Refurbishments Jan Roodenburg Vice President EMEA Supply Chain, Hewlett-Packard B.V., Amstelveen, Netherlands End-to-End Assessment of International Supply Chains for Value-Based Supplier Selection and Cost Optimisation Eberhard Braun Chief Consultant Supply Chain Process Engineering, METRO SYSTEMS GmbH, Düsseldorf Total Supply Chain Cost Transparency Ralf Busche Vice President, Global Supply Chain Services, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen
  • 18. 18 Friday, October 25, 2013 – Programme Save the date! M Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III12.00 The German Success Model – Outlook, Potential and Risks The German economy is the cornerstone and the future hope of the eurozone. Dual- element vocational training, employee participation and our innovation networks are considered role models all over the world. At the same time, competitors are becom- ing increasingly strong in the sales markets in our globalised world and production locations are becoming centres of research and development. What are the implica- tions for the German success model? G 1 Franz Fehrenbach Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen 13.35 Visit to the special-topic exhibitionLUNCH Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III12.30 Business with Purpose More and more people are looking for products that “make sense” and that promote the development of humankind and our planet. This was the inspiration for the cre- ation of the organic food retailer Alnatura almost 30 years ago. How can we rethink industry and business so that we act in a meaningful and ecologically sustainable way? G 2 Prof. Dr. Götz E. Rehn Founder and Managing Director, Alnatura Produktions- und Handels GmbH, Bickenbach Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III13.00 Production and Services in the Digital Era The “Fourth Industrial Revolution” is a term used to describe the integrated produc- tion operations of the future, where autonomous, self-organising production enti- ties are networked with each other and supported by intelligent products. Parallel to this, there are indications of a structural change in the classic service sector. The perspective is that the use of secure cloud infrastructures and the provision of new service platforms will lay the foundation for the future “Internet of Services”. G 3 Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann President, acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering, Berlin Plenary session | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III13.30 Closing Address The highlights of the three conference days are summarised in a brief retrospective. Which mould-breaking innovations have been outlined in presentations, sequences and workshops? Which new ideas have participants been able to take with them from the special-topic exhibition? G 4 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner President, BVL International, Bremen, Managing Partner, IMX Institute for Manufacturing Excellence, Martinsried 31ST INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE October 22-24, 2014
  • 19. 19 30th International Supply Chain Conference Workshop | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/IIThu, Oct 24, 2013 – 14.30 W 3 Workshop | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/IIThu, Oct 24, 2013 – 9.30 W 2 Thesis Conference The contributions to the Thesis Conference underline yet again just how wide-ranging and exciting the issues addressed by modern logistics are. In this sequence, the award winners present their projects and discuss career paths in the logistics field. From the beginning of July, you will be able to use our voting tool to tell us which contribution you found most interesting of all. More information at: www.bvl.de/thesisaward Moderation: Monika Behrens-Pyzalski Director Global HR Development, DB Schenker AG, Essen What Would Harry Do? What Would Harry Do? is an international creative network that aims to bring out the “Harry” in others. We provide you with insights into the way we work and join forces to decode the term “user-centred innovation”. Find out first-hand and per- haps for the first time about methods like “Design Thinking” or “Service Design”. Who is Harry? Answers at what.would.harry.do Workshop | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/IIFri, Oct 25, 2013 – 9.30 W 4 Logistics in India Logistics is one of the fastest-growing industries in India. How can intermodal trans- port, the improved flow of information and new urban distribution concepts help to solve the problems of the present and the future? The workshop will analyse and dis- cuss the current status of the logistics and transport market, investment in the logis- tics sector and the potential for closer cooperation between India and Germany. Moderation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Clausen Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML), Dortmund, BVL Scientific Advisory Board Workshops Workshop | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/IIWed, Oct 23, 2013 – 15.00 W 1 The Challenge of Young Professionals Today’s “young generation” have been hugely influenced by digitalisation, globali- sation and flexibilisation and have new and different expectations of their future jobs. How can companies ensure that young professionals see them as attractive employers? What should companies bear in mind when recruiting new personnel? Let yourself be inspired by the creative ideas of experienced experts in an interac- tive workshop. Moderation: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle Chair of Logistics Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, BVL Scientific Advisory Board The special-topic sequences are supplemented by interactive workshops focusing on different themes at which the speakers and the audience are encouraged to discuss spe- cific issues in depth. Play an active part in these workshops and discuss topical logistics challenges with colleagues. Learn from the experience of experts from other companies and take new inspiration back with you to your day-to-day work environment.
  • 20. 20 Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9.00 BVL PhD Candidates Workshop | Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof (separate registration required) | p. 27 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 8.30 – 9.30 Business Breakfast | Opening of the exhibition 9.30 A 1 | P. 6 Opening: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 9.45 A 2 | P. 6 Plenary session: Dr. Elmar Degenhart | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 10.15 A 3 | P. 6 Plenary session: Dr. Oliver Blume | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 10.45 A 4 | P. 6 Plenary session: Manfred Gundel | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 11.15 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK | Visit to the special-topic exhibition 11.45 A 5 | P. 7 Plenary session: Prof. Robert Handfield | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 12.00 A 6 | P. 7 Global Economy 2015 – Opportunities and Challenges? | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 13.00 – 14.00 Press conference | InterContinental, Charlottenburg II/III 13.00 – 15.00 LUNCH | Visit to the special-topic exhibition | Registration for outdoor sequences 15.00 – 17.00 B 1 | P. 8 INNOVATIONS B 2 | P. 8 SECTORS B 3 | P. 9 NETW Special-topic sequence: “Trends and Strategies in Logistics” | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I Special-topic sequence: “Focus on Electrical Engineering” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequen Venue: InterContin 17.15 Buses leave for the Anniversary Evening | From Hotel InterContinental 19.00 Anniversary Evening and presentation of the 2013 German Award for SCM | ESTREL Convention Center Berlin, Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin | p. 23 Thursday, October 24, 2013 8.30 – 9.30 Business Breakfast | Visit to the special-topic exhibition 9.30 – 11.30 C 1 | P. 10 INNOVATIONS C 2 | P. 10 SECTORS C 3 | P. 11 NETW Special-topic sequence: “Big Data – Using Knowledge Effectively” | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I Special-topic sequence: “Focus on Mechanical and Plant Engineering” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequen Venue: InterContin 11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE BREAK | Visit to the special-topic exhibition 12.00 D 1 | P. 12 Logistics Needs the Best – 2013 German Award for SCM – Presentation of the 2013 Science Award for SCM | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 12.30 D 2 | P. 12 Logistics Innovations in the Field of Medicine – Inspiration for Other Sectors? | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 13.00 D 3 | P. 12 Plenary session: Thorsten Heins | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 13.30 – 14.30 LUNCH | Visit to the special-topic exhibition 13.30 – 17.00 O 1 | P. 13 O 2 | P. 13 O 3 | P. 13 Outdoor sequence: EDEKA Minden-Hannover Outdoor sequence: Axel Springer AG, Spandau Printing Plant Outdoor sequence: 14.30 – 16.30 E 1 | P. 14 INNOVATIONS E 2 | P. 14 SECTORS E 3 | P. 15 NETW Special-topic sequence: “Success Factor Technical Logistics” | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I Special-topic sequence: “Focus on Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequen Venue: InterContin 16.30 After-Work Party | p. 32 Friday, October 25, 2013 8.30 – 9.30 Business Breakfast | Visit to the special-topic exhibition 9.30 – 11.30 F 1 | P. 16 INNOVATIONS F 2 | P. 16 SECTORS F 3 | P. 17 NETW Special-topic sequence: “Future-Safe Design of Transport Systems” | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I Special-topic sequence: “Focus on the Trading Sector” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Conference Center Special-topic sequen Venue: InterContin 11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE BREAK | Visit to the special-topic exhibition 12.00 G 1 | P. 18 Plenary session: Franz Fehrenbach | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 12.30 G 2 | P. 18 Plenary session: Prof. Dr. Götz E. Rehn | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 13.00 G 3 | P. 18 Plenary session: Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 13.30 G 4 | P. 18 Closing address: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner | Venue: InterContinental, Potsdam I/III 13.35 LUNCH | Visit to the special-topic exhibition Time and topic schedule
  • 21. 21 30th International Supply Chain Conference WORKS B 4 | P. 9 IDEAS W 1 | P. 19 nce: “The Challenge of On-Time Delivery?” | ental, Potsdam III Special-topic sequence: “Success Factor Science” | Venue: Charlottenburg II/III Workshop: “The Challenge of Young Professionals” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II WORKS C 4 | P. 11 IDEAS W 2 | P. 19 nce: “Focal Point Contract Logistics” | ental, Potsdam III Special-topic sequence: “Success Factor Social Media” | Venue: Charlottenburg II/III Workshop: “Thesis Conference” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II O 4 | P. 13 German Red Cross Logistics Centre, Schönefeld Outdoor sequence: Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde GmbH WORKS E 4 | P. 15 IDEAS W 3 | P. 19 nce: “Management of International Networks” | ental, Potsdam III Special-topic sequence: “Success Factor Humanitarian Logistics” | Venue: Charlottenburg II/III Workshop: “What Would Harry Do?” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II WORKS F 4 | P. 17 IDEAS W 4 | P. 19 nce: “Holistic Procurement Management” | ental, Potsdam III Special-topic sequence: “Success Factor Refurbishing” | Venue: Charlottenburg II/III Workshop: “Logistics in India” | Venue: Schweizerhof, Tessin I/II
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  • 23. 23 30th International Supply Chain Conference During the award ceremony, Jury Chairman Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk will profile the company and showcase the project chosen by recognised experts. German Award for SCM 2013 17.15 Buses leave from the Hotel InterContinental for the ESTREL Convention Center 18.00 Reception and get-together 19.00 Start of the stage show. Presentation of the 2013 German Award for SCM by the Jury Chairman 20.00 Evening programme with catering & entertainment 22.30 First buses return to the Hotel InterContinental Venue: ESTREL Convention Center Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin Anniversary Evening at the ESTREL Convention Center Look forward to a journey back in time to the founding decade of the International Supply Chain Conference: this year, the Anniversary Evening provides entertainment and communication in the colourful and sometimes shrill atmosphere of the 1980s. Enjoy a relaxed get-together before the veil of secrecy over the winner of the German Award for SCM is lifted. The evening will be rounded off by music and a wide selection of food at the buffet. An evening to look forward to on the attractive premises of the ESTREL Convention Center. Venue and schedule Focus “Mobility” This discussion with Dr. Hartmut Mehdorn, Chief Executive Officer of Berlin Brandenburg Airport, focuses on the mobility of people and goods as well as on the issue of infrastructure and its far-reaching impact on industry, society, politics and culture. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wimmer Chairman of the Executive Board, BVL International, Bremen Dr. Hartmut Mehdorn Chief Executive Officer, Berlin Branden- burg Airport GmbH, Berlin GERMAN AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2013
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  • 25. 25 30th International Supply Chain Conference The German Award for SCM, to be pre- sented by BVL for the 30th time this year, is a highly prestigious award among logistics and supply chain managers in all sectors of industry. The motto for the first time this year is “Wanted: Innova- tion”. While the focus of the jury under Chairman Prof. Bernd Gottschalk has pre- viously been on integrated logistics solu- tions, the spotlight in 2013 is on innova- tions. Entrants may submit descriptions of methods and processes that have resulted in improvements to SCM and logistics. The concept should preferably already have been implemented in prac- tice. It is all about the innovative charac- ter, implementation and outcomes of the concept. The entry should be as specific as possible. Facts, figures and data play a decisive role. The deadline for entries is June 30, 2013. www.bvl.de/en/gascm Every year, the International Supply Chain Con- ference is also the setting for award ceremo- nies. Which companies and which scientists have developed outstanding concepts for the future organisation of logistics and supply chain management? Which current and hands- on theses present innovative approaches? Day-to-day logistics thrives on innovation and inspiration from the world of science – the kinds of ideas that are found in dis- sertations, for example. This is why BVL has been presenting the Science Award for SCM for 20 years now. This award is conferred in recognition of outstanding academic work of young scientists that is of particular real-world relevance. The award also goes to the supervising insti- tutes, as they generated decisive stim- uli and created the necessary conditions for targeted work and research. The Jury Chairman is Prof. Michael Schenk. The award winner is chosen in a two-stage process. The ceremony for the award, which is once again being supported by BASF in 2013, takes place on the Thursday of the conference. www.bvl.de/en/sascm BVL confers its Thesis Award, which this year is being supported by DB Schenker, in recognition of outstanding Bachelor, Master and “Diplom” theses. The theses should be application-focused and topical and should be of relevance to logistics. In 2012, 84 university lecturers put forward the best thesis they supervised in the field of logistics in the preceding year and nominated the student in question for the award. The award winner receives a certificate and an invitation to the Inter- national Supply Chain Conference. Nom- inations for the 2013 Thesis Award can be submitted between June 3 and 30, 2013. www.bvl.de/en/thesisaward Success Factors in Practice and Theory THESIS AWARD 2013 GERMAN AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2013 SCIENCE AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2013 Logistics Champions 2013 Leitmotif Innovation
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  • 27. 27 30th International Supply Chain Conference Social programme for accompanying persons9.30 – On all conference days Wednesday, October 23, 2013: The “Museum für Kommunikation” opened its doors in 1872 and is the world’s oldest postal museum. Today, it is known as a place of encounters, exchanges and entertainment – in short, a place of communication. Thursday, October 24, 2013: Visitors to the “Biosphäre” in Potsdam can watch trop- ical butterflies in flight in the Butterfly House and discover around 20,000 tropical plants in the Tropical Garden. In the afternoon, the tour will move on to the Albert Baake Gallery, where works by international artists are on display. Friday, October 25, 2013: See Berlin from the water while enjoying tea or coffee on a trip through the city centre, past the “Alte Börse” old stock exchange, the Reichstag river bank and the German Chancellor’s Office. Price: € 50 plus VAT per day including lunch on Wednesday and Thursday Information: Mona Ellermann, phone +49 / 421 / 173 84 38, ellermann@bvl.de. Details at www.bvl.de/iscc Wed, October 23, 2013, 9.30 – 14.30 Emphasis on Communication Thu, October 24, 2013, 9.30 – 17.00 Tropical World and Art Fr., October 25, 2013, 9.30 – 12.00 Trip on the Spree © Museum für Kommunikation Berlin, photo: Hagen Wiemann © Biosphäre Potsdam Source: www.sternundkreis.de PhD Candidates Workshop | Venue: Conference Center, SchweizerhofTue, October 22, 2013, 9.00 – 17.00 17th BVL PhD Candidates Workshop With the aim of promoting interaction between the various logistics disciplines, BVL invites PhD candidates to come together on the eve of the International Supply Chain Conference to discuss current issues in logistics research. The core theme this year is “Scientific Publications”. The PhD candidates also have the opportunity to engage in an interdisciplinary dialogue that will help to improve the quality of their personal dissertation projects. During the conference, the future logistics experts have the chance to learn about new ideas in the hands-on presentations, allowing them to reflect the findings of the latest scientific research. Moderation: Prof. Dr. Stefan Minner Full Professor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, TUM School of Management, Technische Universität München, BVL Scientific Advisory Board Separate registration required Moderation: Prof. Michael Bourlakis Professor in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Head of Supply Chain Research Centre, Cranfield University, UK
  • 28. 28 Special-topic exhibition 2013 Special-Topic Exhibition Providers and Innovative Solutions # ■ 4flow AG A ■ ACOS HOLDING AG ■ Advantech – DLoG ■ AEB Ges. zur Entwicklung von Branchensoftware mbH ■ Amazon.de GmbH ■ Amber Road Inc. ■ amotIQ solutions GmbH IT Park Saarland ■ AQS Logistic Systems GmbH ■ arvato AG ■ A-Safe GmbH ■ Atlantik Hafenbetriebe Geuther & Schnitger GmbH & Co. KG ■ ATLET Flurförderzeuge GmbH B ■ Barkawi Management Consultants GmbH & Co. KG ■ BearingPoint GmbH ■ BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG ■ BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG ■ Blue Yonder GmbH & Co. KG ■ Bremen Research Cluster for Dynamics in Logistics ■ bremenports GmbH & Co. KG ■ BREMER AG ■ BVL Campus gGmbH ■ BVL International ■ BVL Service GmbH C ■ Calanbau Brandschutzanlagen GmbH ■ Camelot Management Consultants AG ■ Captrain Deutschland GmbH ■ CargoLine GmbH & Co. KG ■ CHEP Deutschland GmbH ■ CipherLab GmbH ■ Cluster for Logistics Luxembourg ■ Crown Gabelstapler GmbH & Co. KG D ■ DACHSER GmbH & Co. KG ■ DB Schenker ■ dbh Logistics IT AG ■ DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG ■ Deutsche Außenhandels- und Verkehrs-Akademie (DAV) ■ Deutsche Messe AG ■ Dexion GmbH ■ DHL ■ DHL Freight ■ DHL Paket ■ DHL Supply Chain ■ DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. ■ DLoG GmbH ■ DPD Dynamic Parcel Distribution GmbH & Co. KG ■ DSV Solutions GmbH ■ Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg ■ Duale Hochschule Lörrach ■ DVV Media Group GmbH E ■ Easypack GmbH ■ EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr ■ Ehrhardt + Partner GmbH & Co. KG ■ EIKONA AG ■ EISENMANN Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. KG ■ Every Angle Deutschland GmbH ■ Eyefreight BV F ■ Fahrenholz GmbH & Co. KG ■ FIEGE Logistik Holding Stiftung & Co. KG ■ FIEGE Logistik Stiftung & Co. KG ■ Flughafen Bremen GmbH ■ Forest Carbon Group AG ■ Fraunhofer-Arbeitsgruppe für Supply Chain Services SCS ■ Fraunhofer-Institut für Fabrikbetrieb und -automatisierung IFF ■ Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik IML ■ FreightWatch International ■ Fritz Schäfer GmbH G ■ GEFCO Deutschland GmbH ■ Geis Industrie-Service GmbH ■ GEODIS Logistics Deutschland GmbH ■ GO! General Overnight Service (Deutschland) GmbH ■ GOLDBECK GmbH ■ Goodman Germany GmbH ■ GSE DESIGN & BUILD DEUTSCHLAND GmbH H ■ Häfen Rheinland-Pfalz ■ Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampf- schifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG ■ Harder & Partner ■ Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG ■ Hermes Transport Logistics GmbH ■ Hochschule für Internationale Wirtschaft und Logistik (HIWL) ■ Hochschule Heilbronn ■ House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM) GmbH ■ Huss-Verlag GmbH I ■ inconso AG ■ Infor (Deutschland) GmbH ■ Ingenics AG ■ Initiative Stadtbremische Häfen e.V. ■ integral logistics GmbH & Co. KG ■ INVERTO AG ■ Investitions- und Marketinggesell- schaft Sachsen-Anhalt mbH ■ io-consultants GmbH & Co. KG
  • 29. 29 30th International Supply Chain Conference 29 ■ Ipsen Logistics GmbH ■ IWL AG J ■ J. Lippert GmbH & Co. KG ■ JadeWeserPort Logistics Zone GmbH & Co. KG K ■ KDL Logistiksysteme GmbH ■ Kewill GmbH ■ Kieserling Holding GmbH ■ KMP Holding GmbH ■ KNAPP AG ■ Kompetenznetz Individuallogistik – HS Osnabrück ■ Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG L ■ Lebensmittel Zeitung Deutscher Fach- verlag GmbH ■ Lexzau, Scharbau GmbH & Co. KG ■ LGI Logistics Group International GmbH ■ Linde Material Handling GmbH ■ LOCOM Consulting GmbH ■ Logistik-Initiative Hamburg e.V. ■ Logistikinitiative Mecklenburg- Vorpommern e.V., Invest in Mecklen- burg-Vorpommern GmbH ■ Logistik-Initiative Schleswig-Holstein e.V. ■ Logistik-Netzwerk Baden-Württemberg c/o KLOK Kooperationszentrum Logistik e.V. ■ Logivations GmbH ■ Logwin AG ■ Lufthansa Systems AG ■ Luxair Cargo S.A. M ■ Mainblick – Agentur für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit ■ MEGALIFT GmbH ■ Messe München GmbH ■ METROPLAN Logistics Management GmbH ■ Miebach Consulting GmbH ■ mSE GmbH Management-Solutions and Engineering N ■ Nagel-Group l Kraftverkehr Nagel GmbH & Co. KG ■ Novoferm Vertriebs GmbH O ■ ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG P ■ Panalpina Welttransport (Deutschland) GmbH ■ Porsche Consulting GmbH ■ prismat GmbH ■ Prologis Germany Management GmbH ■ PSI Logistics GmbH ■ PTV Group Q ■ Quintiq GmbH R ■ Rail Cargo Group ■ Rhenus AG & Co. KG ■ RO-BER Industrieroboter GmbH ■ Robert C. Spies Gewerbe & Investment GmbH & Co. KG ■ ROTH Logistikberatung GmbH S ■ SALCO Szafera logistics composition GmbH ■ SALT Solutions GmbH ■ SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG ■ SEW-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KG ■ SICK Vertriebs-GmbH ■ Siemens AG, Logistics and Airport Solutions ■ Société de Promotion et de Développe- ment de l‘Aéroport Luxembourg ■ SSI Schäfer Noell GmbH ■ Standort Niederrhein GmbH ■ STILL GmbH T ■ Technische Universität Berlin ■ TIM CONSULT GmbH ■ topsystem Systemhaus GmbH ■ TransCare AG ■ trans-o-flex Schnell-Lieferdienst GmbH & Co. KG ■ TRANSPOREON GmbH V ■ Vanderlande Industries GmbH ■ Verlag Heinrich Vogel ■ VIA BREMEN e.V. ■ Visality Consulting GmbH ■ VLS Engineering GmbH W ■ WAGNER Group GmbH ■ Weserport GmbH ■ Willenbrock Fördertechnik GmbH & Co. KG ■ Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH ■ Wolters Kluwer Transport Services Z ■ ZukunftsAgentur Brandenburg GmbH ■ ZukunftsAgentur Brandenburg GmbH, Cluster VML Are your core fields of expertise and your area of activity closely connected to key themes of the conference? Information on presentation options Information on sponsoring options Christa Ehlers Phone +49 / 421 / 173 84 12 ehlers@bvl.de Information on the special-topic exhibition Regina Brüning Phone +49 / 421 / 173 84 45 bruening@bvl.de Correct as of June 12, 2013
  • 30. 30 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – Programme Your Lounge Room Tiergarten III Reserved for you. Call us on +49 / 421 / 173 84 12 or send an email to ehlers@bvl.de Perspectives Lounge Room Tiergarten II Zero Defect Warehouse is the warehouse where order picking errors are a thing of the past. Find out how KNAPP imple- ments its zero defect philosophy with the help of state-of-the-art image processing. Conference Lounges Places for Interaction and Communication Lean Experience Room Schöneberg Learn about the importance of lean man- agement close-up in a simulated order picking environment. You can find more information on “Lean Experience” on page 26. 2 4 7 5 8 6 9 12 Havanna Lounge Room Tiergarten I Not just Cuban cocktail specialities but inspiration for the optimisation of your logistics network, ideas for the efficient organisation of your intralogistics and an insight into the innovations offered by PSI software. Tea Lounge Room Dahlem Creative stimuli for new ideas. Visit the STILL Tea Lounge and be inspired by the selected teas and specialities from the team at Hugo’s. Combination Freight Lounge Room Glienicke Whether parcel or pallet, active tempera- ture control or tailored logistics solutions. Find out about our effective – and some- times surprising – packages and get to know trans-o-flexibility. Hanse Lounge Pavilion terrace west Visit the North German meeting place of the logistics initiatives from Ham- burg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Schleswig-Holstein and their partners. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in the daylight-flooded lounge amid the hustle and bustle of the conference. Sports Lounge Pavilion terrace east Let us tell you what we can do for you in relaxed surroundings. Experience the holistic world of supply chain manage- ment at arvato – complete with IT as the integrative element. DPD Lounge Marlene Bar The conference meeting place with a stylish bar ambience. We look forward to seeing you once again this year in the DPD Lounge. Hafen “Port” Lounge Foyer lounge I The Rhine and Mosel ports are key to Rhineland-Palatinate logistics – high- performance transport and logistics infra- structures, intelligent integration of the three modes of transport. Pay us a visit. Future in Motion Lounge Room Köpenick II/III Stimulate your senses: take a look into the future in the FAZ Café while enjoying an exquisite Riesling: take a seat in the “Idea Cockpit”; experience HOLM and our flight simulator. 10 11 11 Media Lounge Room Köpenick I The meeting place for media represent- atives and company spokespersons pro- vides ample room for in-depth talks with interesting contacts on exciting topics in a confidential atmosphere. Plus live features on www.logistik-tv.net. 3 Fringe programme
  • 31. 31 30th International Supply Chain Conference 31 Hotel InterContinental Berlin Hotel Schweizerhof Berlin Kongresszugang Congress entrance Xxenia Conference Center ONEX Le Bouveret Lobby Schweizerhof 9:00 pm Bar Lobby Schöneberg Charlottenburg II/III Köpenick II/III Tiergarten II Gartenlounge II Gartenlounge I Dahlem Tegel Glienicke Bellevue L.A. Café Wintergarten Pavillon Library Marlene Bar Bellevue- Passage Foyer Potsdam Foyer-Lounge I Foyer-Lounge II Potsdam II Potsdam III Potsdam I Lobby Kaminzimmer 14. OG HUGOS Dining RoomOCC Köpenick I Potsdam IV Tiergarten III Pavillon-Terrasse West Ost Charlottenburg I Tiergarten I Kongresszugang Congress entrance Kongresszugang Congress entrance Kongresszugang Congress entrance Xxenia Grab & Go Grab & Go Grab & Go Blue Lounge Foyer lounge II We think one step ahead! As an effec- tive logistics provider, we not only trans- port your goods – we also make sure we always find the best solutions for our cus- tomers. Drop in and see us, and we’ll be happy to show you our comprehensive portfolio of services. Innovation Lounge 9:pm Bar – Schweizerhof The Efficiency Cluster Lounge provides ample space for forward-looking ideas – enjoy a stimulating time-out and excit- ing discussions – on innovations from the world of logistics for the world of logistics. 13 14 4 2 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 11 13 14 You can find lounges on the premises of both conference hotels – the InterContinental and the Schweizerhof Berlin 3 1
  • 32. 32 BVL services for participants Start the conference days with Business Breakfast in the exhibition area of the Hotel InterContinental in line with the motto “developing business ideas together at breakfast”. From Wednesday to Friday from 8.30 until presentations begin at 9.30, you can talk to exhibitors and other conference participants in a relaxed atmos- phere. At various stations in the exhibition area, you can get the day off to a good start with a wide selection of breakfast treats including croissants, brownies, pan- cakes, egg specialities, muesli, and yoghurt as well as a range of coffees and teas. So that networking doesn’t stop for lunch, we are offer- ing the new “Grab & Go” service at this year’s confer- ence, allowing you to choose from a wide range of food and meals you can eat on the move. There will be sev- eral “Grab & Go” counters in the exhibition area, which means you can continue talking to experts and col- leagues during the lunch break. Take your pick and enjoy the diverse selection of food on offer. Culinary Delights, Networking, App and more Culinary delights, Hotel InterContinental | On all conference days The After Work Party on the evening of day two of the conference is the ideal opportunity to unwind at the end of the day. Enjoy this special evening in the exhibi- tion area of the Hotel InterContinental, where you can do some networking, exchange ideas and build new con- tacts in a relaxed atmosphere to the accompaniment of good music and while sampling a range of exquisite food. The exhibitors and sponsors of the 30th International Supply Chain Conference look forward to welcoming you to their stands. After Work Party, Hotel InterContinental | Thursday, October 24, 2013, 16.30 – 18.30 Become a member of the Interna- tional Supply Chain Conference group on LinkedIn and join the discussion or “follow” the conference on Twit- ter – an ideal way to get to know other attendees as well as the BVL team and exchange ideas before the event. http://www.linkedin.com/groups/ International-Supply-Chain- Conference-5081165 http://www.twitter.com/DLK_Berlin Advance online networking The DVV Media Group is publishing a conference volume for the 30th Inter- national Supply Chain Conference with more information on the 16 sequences. If you register by September 30, 2013, our sponsoring partner Deutsche Post DHL will send you the book in advance so that you can read up on the topics (only available in Germany, Switzer- land, Austria and the Netherlands). Get to grips with the conference themes! DVV Media Group GmbH www.bvl.de Impulse, Ideen, Innovationen Inspiration, Ideas, Innovation Tagungsband 30. Deutscher Logistik-Kongres SCHRIFTENREIHE Wirtschaft & Logistik
  • 33. 33 30th International Supply Chain Conference The conference app ensures you are up to speed on the developments and events during the conference. Devel- oped by BVL and the DVV Media Group, the app offers a range of fea- tures with the focus on the conference and logistics. The OS-independent web-based app is available a few days before the event (only in German language). The conference app | www.bvl.de/dlk-app In the InterContinental lobby, AEB and BVL provide the ideal setting for busi- ness correspondence. Free wifi, com- puters and iPads keep you up to date with business matters in your com- pany; and the big monitors above the coffee bar ensure that you can stay up to speed with events at the conference. Communication Area | Lobby InterContinental Making your success last. A pioneering warehouse solution is the best starting point for your project. Innovative customer service from the market leader will make your business a success. Meet us in Berlin and see for yourself! Global experts in logistics space+ www.goodman.com/de Advertisement
  • 34. 34 Registration service A COLD CHAIN FOR ALL EUROPE … and it’s possible. Fresh and frozen logistics depend on timeliness and reliability. Contact us for a trouble-free cross-border transport of your sensitive goods – thanks to our cold chain. Kraftverkehr Nagel GmbH & Co. KG Friedrich-Menzefricke-Str. 6 | D-33775 Versmold +49(0)5423/960-0 | info@nagel-group.com www.nagel-group.com OUR LOGISTICS SOLUTION Meet us at Foyer Potsdam! You can register for the 30th International Supply Chain Conference in 2013 in Berlin either ■ online at www.bvl.de/iscc or ■ by phone on +49 / 421 / 173 84 34 With your registration, you accept the Conditions of Participation listed at www.bvl.de/iscc. Participation fees ■ € 1,590 for BVL members ■ € 1,790 for non-members Special terms for scientists/ researchers and students on request Venue ■ Hotel InterContinental Budapester Straße 2, 10787 Berlin ■ Hotel Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof Budapester Straße 25, 10787 Berlin Your Registration Registration Advertisement
  • 35. 35 30th International Supply Chain Conference BVL is once again offering this service in 2013 in coopera- tion with Lufthansa. As a conference attendee, you can use the global route network of Lufthansa to travel to the International Sup- ply Chain Conference in Berlin from all major cities. Luft- hansa is exclusively offering reduced-price flight tick- ets and special terms for all conference attendees. The reduced prices in First, Business or Economy Class are displayed automatically, as are any available special rates. You can find all the necessary information as well as access to the Lufthansa booking platform at www.bvl.de/iscc. Reduced-price travel with Lufthansa We have again reserved room quotas in various hotels to ensure that you can book comfortable accommodation near to the venue during conference week. In addition to the event hotels – the InterContinental and Pullman Schweizerhof – you can also choose one of the following hotels: ■ Kempinski Hotel Bristol www.kempinskiberlin.de ■ Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre www.crowneplazaberlin.com ■ Hotel Berlin, Berlin www.hotel-berlin.de ■ Mövenpick Hotel Berlin www.moevenpick-hotels.com/Berlin ■ Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West hamptoninn.hilton.de/Berlin ■ Leonardo Hotel Berlin www.leonardo-hotels.de ■ MotelOne Berlin Tiergarten www.motel-one.com/Berlin You can find more hotels along with details at www.bvl.de/iscc. Accommodation Enjoy a relaxed and reduced-price journey from any DB station in Germany to Berlin. Spare your wallet and pro- tect the environment. The tickets* are valid between October 21 and 27, 2013: 2nd Class € 99, 1st Class € 159 You can book your ticket as of today on the 01806 - 31 11 53 hotline** (make sure you mention the “International Supply Chain Conference”). * Booking deadline: at least 3 days in advance. The ticket is only valid in certain trains. These tickets are subject to availability. Exchange and refund possible up to one day before travelling for a fee of € 15. No exchange and no refunds possible on day of travel. Fully flexible tickets (no specified trains) are available for travel within Ger- many for a surcharge of € 20. ** Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 9 pm; calls are charged at 14 cents a minute from the German landline network and a maximum 42 cents a minute from mobile phone networks in Germany. Book a return trip to the 30th International Supply Chain Conference with the Deutsche Bahn from € 99 Travel, Accommodation
  • 36. 36 Network and organisation Enjoy the Benefits of a Strong Network BVL Membership, Supply Chain Day BVL International ■ brings together logistics experts, decision-makers and future logistics managers from industry, commerce and services as well as the worlds of politics and sci- ence at its regional and national events ■ provides forums for the further development of logis- tics issues ■ publishes first-hand information in its LOG.Kompass, LOG.Letter and LOG.Mail media ■ offers hands-on training seminars, dual study courses together with interested logistics companies and stages training courses for logistics specialists and managers under the umbrella of BVL Campus compris- ing the German Foreign Trade and Transport Academy (DAV) and the School of International Business and Supply Chain Management (HIWL). As a member of BVL you are part of this network. You regularly receive additional in-depth informa- tion, you can attend the events staged by BVL and BVL Campus at reduced rates and you can become actively involved in the work of BVL. You can find more on BVL, membership and reduced member rates at www.bvl.de/en/member. Become a member of BVL The annual Supply Chain Day will take place for the sev- enth time on April 10, 2014 under the motto “Logis- tics paves the way”. Since its launch in 2008, this day of action has proven a great success; on the last such day in April 2013, around 36,000 visitors found out more about logistics solutions and services at 381 events. The con- cept: many companies, organisations and educational institutions provide the public at large with the chance to take a look behind the scenes, to obtain information and to gain insights into logistical processes and activ- ities. Around 640 companies and organisations were involved in Supply Chain Day in 2013. And, as in 2012, career prospects in the logistics sector, whether in indus- try, trade or logistics services, was one of the central themes. Many companies made valuable contacts with school and university students who were interested in training options, degree courses and career entry follow- ing graduation. Companies and organisations who would like to open their doors and showcase their logistics expertise on April 10, 2014 can find more information and registration details at www.supply-chain-day.com. Come to see us at the conference. We will be happy to provide information and advice at the BVL stand in the pavilion of the Hotel Inter- Continental; alternatively, updated info is always available online at www.supply-chain-day.com Be part of Supply Chain Day 2014 Interested? Our team at the BVL stand in the Hotel InterConti- nental pavilion look forward to your visit. Join now and save over € 200 in participation fees! SUPPLY CHAIN DAY April 10, 2014
  • 37. 37 30th International Supply Chain Conference 37 We would like to thank the following organisations for helping us to stage the conference Preparation and Staging of the 30th International Supply Chain Conference Rüdiger Beckmann, Sales Director, JadeWeser- Port Logistics Zone GmbH & Co. KG, Wilhelms- haven Dr. Andreas Biesenbach, Head of OSS-Sup- ply Chain Engineering & Technical Consulting, Bayer Technology Services GmbH, Leverkusen, BVL Research Council Steffen von Blumröder, Head of Sector Dia- logues, Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM), Berlin Heiner von Brachel, Director ECR Process Management & Events, GS1 Germany GmbH, Cologne Dr.-Ing. Christian Büssow, Vice President Global- Sourcing, MAG IAS GmbH, Göppingen, BVL Research Council Dr. Dennis Fanelsa, General Manager, Supply Chain and Procurement, BASF Polyurethanes GmbH, Lemförde Dr. Andreas Froschmayer, Head of Corporate Development, Dachser GmbH & Co. KG, Kempten Andreas Hoetzel, Head of Global Communica- tions, BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG, Bremen Thomas Holzner, Vice President Supply Chain Management, Siemens AG Energy Sector, Nuremberg, BVL Research Council Dr. Christoph Kilger, Partner Advisory Sup- ply Chain & Operations, Ernst&Young GmbH, Mannheim Prof. Dr. Christian Kille, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt Holger Koch, Transport Operations, METRO LOGISTICS Germany GmbH, Düsseldorf Dr. Torsten Mallée, Director International Busi- ness Development, AEB GmbH, Stuttgart Dr. Sven Rutkowsky, Principal, A.T. Kearney GmbH, Düsseldorf Regina Schnathmann, Director Communications and Public Relations, BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG, Beckum Dirk Schneider, Head of International Forwar- ding Management, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Mannheim David Schröder, Managing Director, My Brands Zalando GmbH, Berlin, BVL Advisory Board Christiane Schuetz, Senior Manager Business Development Pharma & Healthcare, Rhenus AG & Co. KG, Velten, BVL Chapter Chair Wolfgang Schürholz, Managing Partner, Barkawi Management Consultants GmbH & Co. KG, Munich Holger Seidel, Head of Logistics Systems and Networks, Fraunhofer IFF, Magdeburg, BVL Chapter Chair Dr. Johannes Söllner, Managing Director, Geis Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Nuremberg, Member of the BVL Board Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Straube, Executive Direc- tor, Institute for Technology and Management, Head of the Faculty of Logistics, Berlin Technical University, BVL Advisory Board Bernd Weiler, Head of Communication, Transport and Logistics, DB Mobility Logistics AG, Berlin Dr. Helmut Wlcek, Vice President Logistics, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Wolff, Chief Executive Officer, 4flow AG, Berlin, Member of the BVL Board Dr. Pia-Maria Zecevic, Director Communications, DPD Dynamic Parcel Distribution GmbH & Co. KG, Aschaffenburg Organisations We would like to thank the concept team … Verband für Automatische Datenerfassung, Identifikation und Mobilität
  • 38. 38 We would like to thank our sponsors for their valuable support. Organisation The Project Team – your Contacts for Questions and Suggestions Project Management Sabine Hucke Management Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wimmer, Uwe Peters Content/Knowledge Jan Boekhoff, Hans-Kristian Harder, Pierre Knieß, Sophie Witzleben, Aigul Zhalgassova Event Management Mona Ellermann, Anne-Kathrin Manze, Heike Piepenschneider, Svea Richter Science/Research Susanne Großkopf-Nehls Marketing/Sales Anja Bormann, Regina Brüning, Christa Ehlers, Torben Hinck Corporate Communications Hermann Assmann, Ulrike Grünrock-Kern, Sabrina Schwoll, Anja Stubbe International Relations Béatrice Cécé, Gonca Efe-Şahantürk Member Service Oliver Hennigs, Cornelia Pintat, Katja Wiedemann, Andrea Wührmann Our sponsors
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