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Scaling up the Supply Chain Ecosystem
8 June 2018, New Delhi

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THE ECONOMIC TIMES SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS SUMMIT 2018

Acting as the change agent, it is our constant endeavour to address the issues and matter of importance that are a determinant of the growth of the nation. We are pleased to announce The 5th Edition of The Economic Times Supply Chain Management & Logistics Summit at a time when the economies of the Asian region is growing at fast pace in the global economies. China, Japan, and India together contribute to more than 35% of world’s GDP. Being the fastest growing economies in the world, over past 2 years, China & India contributed 73% to the Asian growth and 38% to the World GDP growth. The Asian region has increasingly become a major center of World Trade, Global capital flows, and other Macro-Economic parameters.

Like the previous editions, the 5th Edition of The Economic Times Supply Chain Management & Logistics Summit will deliberate on End - to - End functions of supply chain management such as: Planning, Forecasting, Sourcing, Procurement, Inventory Management, Risk Management, Warehousing, Distribution, Marketing, Customer Relationships Management, Supply Chains, Digitization, Governance and Regulation, Supply Chain Intelligence, etc. The summit will bring together 200+ industry leaders from the supply chain & logistics industry for an inspiring, relevant and challenging content where you can take stock and plan your next step in action. With parallel tracks, webinars, interactive sessions, fireside chats, case studies, panel discussions, Crystal Ball Gazing and keynotes, the Summit is going to be unique that will focus on the impact you can make today for a better future.


THINGS TO WATCH OUT

A world class platform, one-to-one meetings with solution providers and the opportunity to network with your peers will arm you with the information you need. The summit will discuss key challenges being faced, advancement in the sector and the opportunities. Key points of discussion will be and not limited to:


Focused tracks covering subjects like transport systems, automation in warehousing, business models like PPP, mobility vehicles, challenges with customs, E-way bill - pros and cons, cold chain logistics beyond pharma, technology -specifically use of Blockchain in Supply Chain, drones, etc.

Inclusive session that will enable and engage the audience through an interesting and thought provoking group discussion to discuss the key issues in the industry and bring out their relevant solutions




We will also explore an opportunity with “Student Chair” wherein a selected/nominated student from a reputed college will be part of a panel discussion for about 10 minutes and share his/her perspective as baton bearers of tomorrow


International case studies to understand business models that’s transforming developing nations

Live Survey during the summit that will provide immediate feedback from the attending audience on varied issues

Focus of key sectors like Infrastructure, FMCG, Pharma, e-Commerce, Retail & health care
ADVISORY
Jagadeesh Kunchey
Jagadeesh Kunchey
Vice President-Supply chain & Logistics, ITC
Jayanta Chatterjee
Jayanta Chatterjee
Whole-time Director Supply Chain, Castrol India
Krishan K. Batra
Krishan K. Batra
President & CEO, Institute for Supply Management, India
Prasad Shidhaye
Prasad Shidhaye
Director Customer & Logistics Service Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Medical India

Dr. Rakesh Sinha
Dr. Rakesh Sinha
Global Head - Supply Chain, Manufacturing & IT at Godrej Consumer Products
Dr. Ravi Prakash Mathur
Dr. Ravi Prakash Mathur
Senior Director - Head of Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Samir Chaturvedi
Samir Chaturvedi
Head of Supply Chain – Patanjali Ayurved
Vinay Singh Kushwaha
Vinay Singh Kushwaha
Vice President - Supply Chain, Britannia Industries
AGENDA

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

5th Annual Edition of The Economic Times Supply Chain Management & Logistics Summit | 8th June 2018, New Delhi


09:30 - 10:00
Registration
10:00 - 10:05
Opening Remarks by ET Edge
10:05 - 10:15
Welcome Address
10:15 - 10:45
Chief Guest Address: Building a Smart & Versatile Supply Chain Highway for this Vibrant Economy we call India
Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation of India
10:45 - 11:00
Special Address: Developing a 5 Year Strategic Plan: Polices to Smoothen Supply Chain Highway
11:00 - 11:15
Keynote Address: Managing Supply Chain in Today’s Fast Changing Consumer Markets & Age of Disruption
11:15 - 12:00
Panel Discussion: Changing Landscape: Creating a Hassle Free Dynamic Supply and Demand Environment

Being the second fastest growing economics in the world, India represents a huge opportunity to the world to use a hub. With global brands from sectors like automobiles, retail, FMCG etc. getting into or trying to get into the Indian households, the economy has become vibrant and tops the world in terms of emerging market. This is supported by the growth of the home grown brands who have reached Indian households and now venturing beyond boundaries. In such a vibrant country, SCM & Logistics plays a very vital role in supporting this huge demand and supply game. SCM has the potential to make or break a deal. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to get hassle free SCM highway. The expert panel would discuss
  • The need for getting the Policies Right & Robust!
  • Path-breaking Practices in Supply Chain
  • Impact of E-Way Bill on Logistics Industry
  • Amendments required in E-Way Bill to tackle Supply Chain issues
  • GST + E-Way Bills = Reduced Transit Time & Transparency?
  • Can E-Way Bills check revenue leaks in the logistic system?
  • Does existing Compliance & Customs define Ease of Doing Business in and out of India?
  • e-SANCHIT – Is it just an online platform or truly eases out the filing Bill of Entry?
12:00 - 12:15
Networking Tea Break
12:15 - 12:30
Casestudy: The Time has Begun! Trends that Promise to Shape Up Supply Chain over Next 10 Years

It is pretty evident and a well acknowledged fact that Digitization is the Next Big thing which will bring in a revolution in our society and bringing in a change in the way we work by eliminating traditional methods. As the economy grows and the functional environment evolves, several macro trends will shape up the future supply chain strategies. These trends typically would include a leap in technology - Artificial Intelligence, IOT, Mobility etc... It is critical to understand these trends. We need to know – What are the major trends that is shaping up? What impact can be expected? How should organizations prepare themselves for these trends? What “Wild Cards” can be expected?

Through this session, we expect to understand and prepare for the coming changes.
12:30 - 13:15
Panel Discussion: Inspecting the Opportunities in Cold Chain & Warehousing and Distribution

The cold chain sector in India suffered years of neglect resulting in inadequate capacity addition but the Government has managed to turn it around with investor-friendly policies. Government support, like capital investment subsidies, duty cuts and food parks, are expected to further open up the opportunities for setting up cold chains. Several gaps also exists in the cold chain transport and warehousing. These covered the high costs of construction and operations. There is also a seasonal impact on the sector. However, the needs is to put in place the right marketing strategies to create an efficient supply chain management system

In this interesting session, we will explore:
  • Opportunities with cold chain supply management
  • How do you maintain same temperature till the last mile?
  • Will ban of thermocol and plastics be a threat to cold chain and will increase cost?
  • How can cold chain felicitate / increase access to fresh, regional food products
  • Reduction of food losses and food waste
  • Focus on quality and product sensitivity
  • Developments in technology and demand
13:15 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 14:10
Key in F5: Yoga Session to Refresh your Mind
14:10 - 14:50
Unconferencing:Traditional Networking Beyond Passwords
  • Govt.'s current Plan from DGFT Perspective
  • What does Ecommerce Players expect from the Government
  • Refining omnichannel strategy to address dynamic changes
  • Challenges with handling cash at the bottom of the pyramid
  • How to fix the last mile challenges?
  • Why buyers and consumers utilize online marketplaces?
  • Inventory management & Fulfilment
  • Tactical approaches (ship to store, ship from store, reserve online, curbside pickup, etc.)
  • Challenges and the need for IT infrastructure
  • Working across merchants, brands, providers, carriers
  • Methods to eliminate costly logistics errors
  • Ways to shorten the last mile
  • How ecommerce has impacted B2C and B2B buyer expectations
  • m-Commerce in e-Commerce
  • How are ecommerce companies planning to tap the expected 900 Billion Dollar Market by 2020

Parallel Tracks: 15:30 - 16:15

TRACK 1 - Manufacturing & Engineering

Panel: Creating an Innovative M&E Supply chain Ecosystem to Drive Operational Excellence

No matter how great the business strategy, if the operations function can’t meet the mark, its game over. It is of utmost importance for organizations to practice effective supply chain and manufacturing operations to translate business strategies into practical plans. An organization needs ways to improve operational performance across complex value chains. The need of the hour is to employ a programmatic approach that can help improve top-line growth, lower costs, reduce response times and increase productivity. The panel will discuss and not limited to:
  • New strategies being adopted in demand planning, distribution network and logistics optimization
  • Tactics to transform inbound supply chain structure
  • How important is it for manufacturers to increase supply chain flexibility and agility?
  • Fast delivery, excellent aftersales service and increased sustainability – the mantra to achieve Operational Excellence? Or there’s more to it?
  • The People side of M&E supply chains
  • Reverse logistics to extend lifecycle of products and is it a solution to environmental and ecological problems?


TRACK 2 - FMCG & Pharmaceutical

Panel: Redesigning the battleground; Solving the FMCG & Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Challenge

Country’s economy is driven by its efficient supply chain system. These days, it’s difficult to know what the future holds for and industry/sector, especially when a new norm is marked with unpredictability. However, one thing we know for sure is that change and innovation will always be constant, making it necessary to advance what’s within your control. To prepare for these changes, an organization need to equip themselves to handle alterations and move fast in a changing landscape. They must be ready to innovate and find ways to keep up with their customer demand. This session is an effort to understand the upcoming trends and challenges in the two most promising sectors – FMCG & Pharmaceutical
  • Evolving regulatory environment and upcoming changing standards – a forefront challenge for supply chain executives
  • Adopting customer-centric approach to achieve long-term benefits through loyalty and retention
  • Integrated planning with various teams such as store ops, supplier and merchandizing, to increase efficiencies in supply chain
  • Increased Focus on Cost-to-serve
  • Enterprise Mobility Penetration into the Supply Chain
  • Speed, Agility, Collaboration
  • Go Digital
  • Reacting to Innovation & Change But with An Eye On Fundamentals
  • Procurement’s New Role in the Supply Chain
  • The NEXT STEP
16:15 - 16:20
Reassembling of the Audience
16:20 - 16:25
Key Takeaways of the Heavy Engineering Panel by Panel Chair
16:25 - 16:30
Key Takeaways of the FMCG & Pharmaceutical Panel by Panel Chair
16:25 - 16:30
The Great Debate: The Advent of Blockchain into Supply Chain
SPEAKERS
Shri Suresh Prabhu

CHIEF GUEST
Shri Suresh Prabhu
Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation of India

Amit Bagaria
Amit Bagaria
Vice President, Paytm Mall
Jagadeesh Kunchey
Jagadeesh Kunchey
Vice President-Supply chain & Logistics, ITC
Jayanta Chatterjee
Jayanta Chatterjee
Whole-time Director Supply Chain, Castrol India
L Satya Srinivas
L. Satya Srinivas
Joint Secretary (Customs), Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)

Naval Sabharwal
Naval Sabharwal
Global Head of Logistics & Supply Chain Practice, Ramco Systems
Piush Goyal
Piush Goyal
Managing Director, Kelley India
Prasad Shidhaye
Prasad Shidhaye
Director Customer & Logistics Service Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Medical India
Dr. Ravi Prakash Mathur
Dr. Ravi Prakash Mathur
Senior Director - Head of Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

Samir Chaturvedi
Samir Chaturvedi
Head of Supply Chain – Patanjali Ayurved
Vinay Singh Kushwaha
Vinay Singh Kushwaha
Vice President - Supply Chain, Britannia Industries
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Chief Supply Chain Officers
SVP’s & VP’s Supply Chain / Logistics
Head Supply Chain / Logistics
Director of Operations
Head Operations
Head of IT Infrastructure
CIOs
Supply Chain Leaders
Head of Procurement
Chief Operating Officer
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PAST KEY DIGNITARIES & SPEAKERS


Adesh Sharma
Adesh Sharma
MD, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India
Shri Anant Geete
Shri Anant Geete
Hon'ble Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Govt of India
Anil Diggikar
Anil Diggikar
Chairman, JNPT
Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati
Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati
Hon'ble Minister of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India
Ashok Kumar
Ashok Kumar
Director Supply Chain, Pepsico
Shri Devendra Fadnavis
Shri Devendra Fadnavis
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra , Govt Of India

Diwakar Raote
Diwakar Raote
Hon'ble Minister of Transport, State of Maharashtra
G S Bali
G S Bali
Hon'ble Minister of Transport, Himachal Pradesh
Hemant Sikka
Hemant Sikka
Chief Purchase Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra
Kalraj Mishra
Kalraj Mishra
Hon'ble Minister of MSME, Govt of India
Malini Shankar
Malini Shankar
Director General of Shipping, Government of India
Neeraj Bansal
Neeraj Bansal
Deputy Chairman, JNPT

Prabir Raychaudhury
Prabir Raychaudhury
ED Shipping & Transport, SAIL
Prasad Shidhaye
Prasad Shidhaye
Director Customer & Logistics Service Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Medical India
Prashant Saran
Prashant Saran
Director Supply Chain, India, Amazon
Procyon Mukherjee
Procyon Mukherjee
Chief Procurement Officer, Lafarge Holcim
Raju Sakthivel
Raju Sakthivel
Additional Commissioner of Service Tax, Central Board of Excise & Customs, Mumbai
Dr Ravi Prakash Mathur
Dr Ravi Prakash Mathur
Senior Director Supply Chain - Head of Logistics, Central Planning and Corporate Sourcing, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Sambit Tripathy
Sambit Tripathy
Director, Ministry of Shipping
Sanjay Mahendru
Sanjay Mahendru
Commissioner, Central Board of Excise & Customs
Shankar Shinde
Shankar Shinde
Vice Chairman, Federation of Freight Forwarder's Association in India
Shri Sidda Raghava Rao
Shri Sidda Raghava Rao
Hon’ble Minister for Transport, Roads and Buildings, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Shri Sudhir Mungantiwar
Shri Sudhir Mungantiwar
Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Planning, and Forest Departments in the Government of Maharashtra
Swatantra Dev Singh
Swatantra Dev Singh
Hon'ble Minister of Transport
State of Uttar Pradesh

Shri Ramalinga Reddy
Shri Ramalinga Reddy
Hon’ble Minister for Transport, Government of Karnataka
Dr. Vijay Satbir Singh
Dr. Vijay Satbir Singh
Principal Secretary Home Department, Government of Maharashtra
Vinay Kushwaha
Vinay Kushwaha
VP Supply Chain, Britannia Industries
Shri Yunus Khan
Shri Yunus Khan
Hon’ble Minister for Public Works Department, Transport, Government of Rajasthan
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