Member Meeting - SC Digitalisation

10th Sept 2019 London

 

Our special guest speakers were

Paul Rulkens  High Performance Mastermind

Paul shared his thinking on why and how supply chain professionals are well equipped to lead strategic change, and will highlight the leadership behaviours they need to master! Participants also received a copy of Paul's latest book!

Mandy Hickson  Former Royal Air Force Fast Jet Pilot

Mandy was one of the first female pilots on her frontline Tornado GR4 squadron, flying multi-million pound fast jets for the Royal Air Force. Mandy worked in constantly challenging, yet exhilarating environments. Mandy shared her experience around the critical factors for success in high pressure situations, planning and fast thinking, understanding a range of 'what-if' scenarios. 

Kresse Wesling, MBE  Co-Founder, Elvis & Kresse

Kresse co-founded luxury brand Elvis & Kresse is 2005, creating products from used firehose destined for landfill. The company now gives a second life to many tonnes of material, from coffee bags to parachute silk and leather offcuts. Kresse shared their progress of creating a sustainable supply chain through sustainable products.

Attendees include

pladis
marswrigley
gkn driveline
Cox-Automotive
Copy of Alliance_Healthcare
Copy of avon
Copy of ASR-Group-logo
Copy of LucozadeRibena
Copy of Johnson Johnson
Copy of hilti
Copy of Gruppo Campari
Copy of EasyJet_logo.svg
Copy of Burberry-logo-and-wordmark
Copy of Dr Oetker
Copy of cocacola
Copy of cmostores_com
Copy of Shell
Copy of SCJohnson_Logo
Copy of Sainsbury-argos-new-logo
Copy of Pearson_logo
Copy of mars
Copy of M_Co
pepsi
pfizer
Copy of TJX-logo1
Copy of Super-Dry-Logo
Copy of Sony Pictures
Copy of Siemens-Logo
Copy of tullow
Copy of walt disney
pladis
marswrigley
gkn driveline
Cox-Automotive
Copy of Alliance_Healthcare
Copy of avon
Copy of ASR-Group-logo
Copy of LucozadeRibena
Copy of Johnson Johnson
Copy of hilti
Copy of Gruppo Campari
Copy of EasyJet_logo.svg
Copy of Burberry-logo-and-wordmark
Copy of Dr Oetker
Copy of cocacola
Copy of cmostores_com
Copy of Shell
Copy of SCJohnson_Logo
Copy of Sainsbury-argos-new-logo
Copy of Pearson_logo
Copy of mars
Copy of M_Co
pepsi
pfizer
Copy of TJX-logo1
Copy of Super-Dry-Logo
Copy of Sony Pictures
Copy of Siemens-Logo
Copy of tullow
Copy of walt disney
 
 
 

Full agenda

Tuesday 10th September

08.30   Registration & breakfast

09.00   Statement of Intent - Ed Lawson, Director, Intent Group

09.05   Member introductions & icebreaker 

09.30   Roundtable discussions - first round (see themes below)

10.20   121 meetings

10.35   Networking break

11.00   Paul Rulkens. Supply Chain Experts: Tomorrow's Business Leaders

11.30   Roundtable discussions - second round (see themes below)

12.20   121 meetings

12.35   Lunch

13.30   Mandy Hickson. 'Pressure decisions, success from failure'

14.15   Roundtable discussions - third round (see themes below)

15.05   121 meetings

15.20   Short break

15.30   Kresse Wesling. 'Creating circular, sustainable supply chains'

15.50   Roundtable discussions - fourth round (see themes below)

16.40   Wrap-up 

16.45   Rapport-building, Intent style entertainment & drinks reception

17.45   End of day 

Roundtable discussion themes

The following top member interests are the themes for the roundtable discussion sessions. Each theme runs four times on the day so members may choose four of the seven to join:​

1. NETWORK DESIGN - EFFICIENCY AND SPEED OF RESPONSE

  • Using a digital twin to model the most effective supply chain design

  • Cost to serve - new customers and segmentation

  • Creating an agile, future proof supply chain design

Chaired by BearingPoint

2. DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN AS A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

  • Supply chains as growth engines, driving  better informed decision making 

  • What digital foundations are needed to support end-to-end business processes?

  • Real applications of machine learning for  continuous optimised business growth

Chaired by LLamasoft


3. MOVING FROM S&OP TO IBP 

  • How to move your business to IBP - pre-requisites

  • Motivation and advantages to successful IBP

  • Human dimension - how to motivate and engage the business with real S&OP/IBP

Chaired by Board International

4. END TO END VISIBILITY WITH BLOCKCHAIN

  • Capturing end-to-end flows with IoT

  • How blockchain can provide access to a single version of the truth

  • Linking physical and information flows​

Chaired by IBM

5. BREAK DOWN DISCONNECTS ACROSS DEPARTMENTS FOR FASTER, ACCURATE DECISION MAKING

  • Connecting cross-functional stakeholders from strategic objectives to tactical planning and day-to-day execution

  • Going from rigid processes to dynamic sharing & updates

  • Leveraging existing systems and applying the right lens - transactional data to informed decision-making

Chaired by Anaplan

6. ZERO WASTE WORLD

  • Packaging waste: opportunities to reduce packaging waste, and the supply chains to support them

  • Transport waste: enhanced visibility for collaborative load-sharing and transport cost reduction

  • Process waste: realising the physical internet with trucks, pallets, cases and displays – where is it starting?

Chaired by CHEP

7. AUTOMATION IN WAREHOUSING: DECIDING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR YOUR OPERATIONS

  • Consolidation and efficiency - how best to optimise

  • Cost to serve and customer segmentation - future-proofing

  • E-commerce demand - predicting the future!

Chaired by Hatmill

8. FUTURE-READY SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Adapting business models, SC design & skill sets for a digital world

  • Redesigning and aligning end-to-end processes with a digital mindset

  • Holistic performance metrics

Chaired by Oracle

Members receive a personalised agenda with their choice of sessions, matched introductions and full profiles of participating members the week before the meeting.

About Intent Member Meetings

  • Capped attendance (to maintain a private and safe setting for genuine sharing)

  • Private, by-invitation only, Chatham House Rules

  • Cross-sector, Director level, pre-profiled (all attendees receive full details on participating members)

  • Mutually agreed 121 meetings based on common interests (no obligation or pressure)

  • Maximum of SEVEN Advisory Partners hosting roundtable discussions

Concurrent roundtable discussions

​The roundtable discussions are concurrent / simultaneous and they run FOUR times during the day so members choose their top four discussions to participate in.

Members submit questions and agenda points and we work with the discussion hosts to tailor the agendas for participants. Each member receives a personalised agenda with the times of each of their chosen discussions. No competing companies are scheduled on the same session.

Matched introductions

​We schedule member-to-member and member-to-partner 121 meetings for all attendees (that wish to). These meetings are based on common interests and are agreed in advance. There is no obligation to attend any meeting that is not of interest.

And...

You'll enjoy your day with us! For this meeting we've two excellent entertainment features.

1) You'll have the chance to break the speed limit and race your peers on our electronically timed 4-lane professional scalextric racing track!

2) And for something completely different, we've an amazing opportunity to take home an enlarged picture of your iris - with a crew specialised in eye photography!

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"The interactions among members is much better than any other conference or workshop I've been to before"

Gruppo Campari

"Well structured roundtable topics and discussion. Very Interactive and engaged participants. Overall, it's very Impressive."

Henkel

 

     Venue, accommodation & travel

The meeting was held at the fantastic Bounce Farringdon, on High Holborn, Central London. The venue has a relaxed, club feel, with seated dining, a bar, and great food. All attendees are offered a healthy, delicious lunch.

Dress code: Relaxed. 

Venue address: Bounce Farringdon, London, EC1N 2TD.

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Nearest tube stop: Farringdon, or Chancery Lane.  Nearest train station: Farringdon (5 min tube from Kings Cross)

Walking map. It's a 5 min walk from Farringdon, or a 3 minute walk from Chancery Lane.

Accommodation options:

Please search for Farringdon hotels for a range of options, or view options here

Travel options:

By air: either London Heathrow or London Gatwick recommended

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