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
  • Senior Representative from Indospace;
  • Mr. Anshul Jain, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, India
  • Logistics and SC Provider
  • 3PL Provider
  • Retail/eCom Company
  • Manufacturing Company
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
  • Senior Representative from Embassy
  • Anurag Dwivedi, Head Supply Chain, Distribution, Nestlé
  • Mr. Diwakar Rana, Managing Director, Capital Markets, India, Cushman & Wakefield
  • 3PL Company/ Logistics & SC Provider
13:00 – 14:30 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14:30 – 15:30 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: Leading Consultant:
  • Logistics provider
  • Manufacturing/ Industrial Company
15:30 – 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: Retail/ eCommerce/ Logistics and SC Provider
  • Mr. Narasimha Murthy, AVP Supply Chai, Max Hypermarkets India Pvt. Ltd., (Landmark Group)
  • Mr. Ankit Gupta, Senior Director SCM, Adidas Group (TBC)
  • Retail Company
  • Logistics and SC Provider
  • 3PL provider
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. Umesh Madhyan, National Head Infrastructure & Logistics, Coca-Cola
  • Mr. AnupWadhwa Association of Indian Automation
  • Automation solution provider
  • Automation Solution User
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 Presentation from SBN
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 – 11:25 Logistics4e-commerce: Transition of pallet based to packet based logistics
This session looks to discuss on the transition in eCommerce logistics business.
Panel Moderator: e-Com major or Logistics Provider for eCom
  • 2 from eCommerce company
  • 1 from eCom Logistics Provider
11:25 – 13:10 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: 3PL or e-Retail Logistics Provider
  • eRetail Companies
  • 3PL Companies
13:10 – 14:30 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14:30 – 15:30 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
Panel Moderator:
  • Warehouse Operator/ Developer/ Owner
  • Manufacturing Company
  • Retail Company
  • Logistics & SC Provider
15:30 – 16:15 Evolution of Warehousing into Distribution Centres 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: Expert in GST and SC strategies
  • Mr. Sharad Gohil, Head of Asset Management, IndoSpace Capital Advisors
  • End Users – Manufacturing, FMCG, Retail companies
16:15 – 16:30 Networking Coffee
16:30 – 17:30 Investment Workshop: Exploring investment avenues in supply chain business – Open Floor Talk at Spiritz Cafe