Agenda – Day 1 – 27th July 2017

10:00 – 10:30 Networking Coffee & Registration
10:30 – 11:00 Lamp Lighting and Welcome Address
11:00 – 12:00 Macro View and Short & Long Term Industry Outlook–CEOs View (Panel Discussion)
This session looks to address on a Macro View Level on the Short and long term industry outlook i.e. the growth, opportunities, Pain Points from different POV (Warehousing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Retail)

Panel Moderator: Mr. Kaushik Madhavan, Director – Mobility Middle East, North Africa & South Asia, Frost & Sullivan

Panellists:

  • Mr. K. U. Thankachen, Managing Director, Central Railside Warehouse Company Ltd.
  • Mr. Kannan Soundararajan, CFO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited (Tentative)
  • Mr.AnshulSinghal – CEO, Embassy Industrial Parks
  • Mr. RanjitMayne, Senior Director, Logistics & Fulfilment, Shopclues
12:00 – 13:00 Investors Corner: “Building GST Ready Warehouses for a Leaner Supply Chain”
This session looks to address and shed light into the Investment climate in the warehousing sector and cover the below points:

  • How are warehouse occupiers looking to upgrade and consolidate their warehouses post GST scenario? Which locations will be the hot picks? What kind of facilities will be needed?
  • How can investors, developers and occupiers work together in transforming the unorganised warehousing sector into an organised, efficient sector for a leaner supply chain?

Panel Moderator: Mr. Girish Grover MRICSCEO, Turnit India Capital Fund

Panellists:

  • Anurag Dwivedi, Head Supply Chain, Distribution, Nestlé
  • Mr. Diwakar Rana, Managing Director, Capital Markets, India, Cushman &Wakefield
  • Mr. Vipul Aggarwal, Vice President Supply Chain Management, Havells
  • 3PL Company/ Logistics & SC Provider
13.00 – 14.30 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14.30 – 15.15 Explore the potential of new industry sectors to grow the supply chain & warehousing business
This session looks to shed light into the new businesses within the SC and Logistics realm such as contract logistics, reverse logistics, project logistics and integrated logistics.

Panel Moderator:
Mr. Gurpreet Singh Gill, Regional Head-Supply Chain & Logistics Solution, Samsung SDS

Panellists:

  • Mr. V Raju, Vice President, 3PL & Contract logistics, AvvashyaCCI Logistics Pvt. Ltd. ( All Cargo Group )
  • Mr. Vijay Wadhwani, Head SCM-Logistics, RelaxoFootwears Limited
  • Mr. Chetan Kumria, CEO & Director, Xcell Supply Chain Solutions (P) Ltd.
  • Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, Director-Supply Chain Management, Mountain Trail Foods Pvt Ltd
15:15 – 16.15 Logistics4Retail: Meeting expectations of global brands in distribution operations
Retail and eCommerce boom has assisted in aiding and growing both logistics and warehousing businesses; this session looks to shed light on expectations from retail and eCommerce firms and logistics and Supply Chain companies on distribution operations for this sector.

Panel Moderator:
eCommerce/ Logistics and SC Provider

Panellists:

  • Mr. Narasimha Murthy, AVP Supply Chain, Max Hypermarkets India Pvt. Ltd., (Landmark Group)
  • Ms. Pankhuri Sakhuja, Head of Customer Experience, Rivigo
  • Mr. Sivram SD, Vice President–Corporate Strategy and Planning, EcomExpress
  • Mr.SougatoShome. Vice President – BD and CAM, Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd
16.15 – 17.00 Logistics4Manufacturing: Increasing role of automation to cater the challenges in Industry 4.0
Automation and Technology have known to have help increase efficiency in Business Operations and also help reduce costs. This session looks to discuss on the address the challenges in Supply Chain 4.0 within the Industry 4.0 and role of automation to assist in combating these boulders.

Panel Moderator:
Mr. AnupWadhwa, Director, Automation Industry Association

Panellists:

  • Mr. Umesh Madhyan, National Head Infrastructure &
    Logistics, Coca-Cola
  • Mr. PiyushChaturvedi, Senior Vice President – Logistics &General Procurement, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd
  • Mr. Rishin Mathew, Head Centre Of Excellence, Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd
  • Automation solution provider
17.00 – 17.30 Keynote Presentations: Technology and Automation Showcase Corner:
17:00 – 17:10 Presentation from WRH Global
17:10 – 17:15 Q&A
17:15 – 17:25 WMS in the cloudBy David Houser, Senior Vice President, International Sales HighJump (SBN TechnologicsPvt. Ltd.)
17:25 – 17:30 Q&A
17.30 – 18.00 Exhibition Visit
18.00 – 20.00 Networking Cocktail Reception

Agenda – Day 2 – 28th July 2017

10.00 – 10.30 Registration & Coffee
10.30 – 10.40 Precap of Day 2
10.40 – 11:40 Analysing ways to match the customer expectation and operational challenges in supply chain of e-retail business.
Customer is King! And this statement is more true in e-retail and e-commerce businesses. This session looks to discuss on the how to address customer expectations from both the service provider and service receiver front.

Panel Moderator:
Mr. JayantaGhatak, ‎Vice President and Head Supply Chain Management, Shop CJ India

Panellists:

  • Mr. Krishna Kant Pandey, Director – Fulfilment and Logistics, Snapdeal
  • Mr. Harshal Bhoi, Senior Vice President, XpressBees
  • Mr. Abhimanyu Kashikar Co-Founder & COO, Anchanto
  • Mr. Manish Kumar Gupta, Divisional Head Logistics, Honda Motor India Pvt. Ltd.
11.40 – 12.50 Case Study Led Presentations
12.50 – 14.20 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14.20 – 15.20 Opportunities & Challenges of GST on Supply Chain Business
GST is touted to be the biggest change in tax reform that could help Logistics and Warehousing business in India. Post the rollout of GST what are the opportunities and challenges for Supply Chain Business a in depth discussion:

Panel Moderator: Girish V.S, Executive Director-ISCM, Editor SCM Pro

Panellists:

  • Mr. Jasmine Singh, Executive Director – Advisory & Transaction Services, India, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd
  • Mr. Kamaldeep Ahuja, ‎Global Head – SCM, Lava International Ltd.
  • Mr. Ramesh Agarwal, Chairman, Agarwal Packers & Movers Ltd
  • Mr. Manish Kumar Gupta, Divisional Head Logistics, Honda Motor India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Warehouse Operator/ Developer/ Owner
15.20 – 16.20 Evolution of Warehousing post GST
This panel discussion looks to shed light on the evolution of traditional warehousing to Distribution and Fulfilment centres. Post GST implementation strategies of companies might look into consolidation of smaller warehouses/ DC/ FC into larger warehouses/ DC/ FC and vice versa. A superficial talk on the hub and spoke model for SC from these DC’s and other SC strategies.

Panel Moderator:
Mr. Howard James Scott, Managing Director, Logbizgroup Pvt Ltd
Panellists:

  • Mr. AbhijitMalkani, Managing Director, IndoSpace Capital Advisors
  • Mr. Ganesh Tandon, ‎Associate VP – Spares Business, Hero Cycles Ltd.
  • Mr. Anil Khanna, ‎Head Warehousing at Reliance Industries Limited, Reliance Jio
  • Mr. Indranil Nath, Head Dedicated Logistics, HomeShop18
16.20 – 16.30 Networking Coffee
16.30 – 17.30 Investment Workshop: How do I get investments to expand my logistics, Supply Chain and Warehousingbusiness? – Open Floor Talk at Spiritz Cafe