Fachforen LogiMAT 2020
Hochkarätige Experten aus Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft informieren über die wichtigsten Themen und neuesten Trends der innerbetrieblichen Logistik auf Vortragsflächen inmitten der Messehallen.
Nicht "Fach-Chinesisch" sondern praxisnahe Wissensvermittlung auf Kongressniveau für Strategen und Praktiker aus Beschaffung, Produktion, Lager und Versand steht im Vordergrund.
FF 2020 - Seidenschwarz, ibi, EN
Multi-channel strategies in B2B commerce
Digitalization as a driver of change
Chaired by: Holger Seidenschwarz, Research Director, SME 4.0 Competence Center Trade c/o ibi research, Regensburg
In Germany as elsewhere, manufacturers and wholesalers simply cannot ignore digitalization. For the future experts are expecting a further shift of business procurement processes onto the internet, alongside a continuation of existing channels. Businesses that want to be successful in the multi-channel environment need to take into account a number of key issues. Experienced practitioners give fascinating insight here into the influence of digitalization on their business models in B2B and wholesale, pointing out the opportunities as well as the pitfalls.
FF 2020 - Atzberger, EHI, EN
New retail goes digital
How modern traders are using robotics and AI
Chaired by: Marco Atzberger, Management Board Member, SME 4.0 Competence Center Trade c/o EHI Retail Institute, Cologne
Digital twins, intelligent picking systems and AI-controlled shuttle systems are up-to-date examples of robotics- and data-controlled logistics solutions that retailers are looking towards when skilled labor is in short supply, both in the stores and in the retail warehouses. The goals in using robotics are efficiency gains and an increase in service quality in an omni-channel approach in which not only the data, but also the physical flow of goods, is controlled in a customer-oriented way.
FF 2020 - Lange, F-IML, EN
Retail logistics 4.0 – Fit for future?
What will be shaping the trading world of tomorrow?
Chaired by: Dr. Volker Lange, Head of Packaging and Trade Logistics, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML), Dortmund
Technological developments and innovations do not stop at commerce. Online and offline worlds will collaborate in the future and shape logistics processes and digital applications. That will have a big impact on the traditional roles of the players in commerce and force them to look at new business models. This forum takes up this theme, exploring different perspectives and giving insight into key trends and effects of the digital transformation in the worlds of trade and commerce. An exciting journey lies ahead of us.
FF 2020 - Vallee, VuP, EN
Software for logistics in omni-channel trading
What traders can learn from each other
Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Franz Vallée, Founder, VuP GmbH, Vallée und Partner, Logistic & IT Consultancy, Münster
Efficient logistics processes are today the backbone of omni-channel trading. The trader has to design processes so that the customer will not change trader and has to ensure the customer´s wishes in terms of ease, speed and transparency are fulfilled at all times. As well as material flow processes, information flows must also be designed efficiently. The many and diverse questions that arise in this context are to be discussed in this forum. The challenges are great, the projects complex. In this forum specific examples from real business applications are presented, from which traders can learn.
FF 2020 - Becker, IFH, EN
Testing the wholesale business model
Theories on future-capable business models in B2B commerce
Chaired by: Gero Becker, Team Leader, Strategic Insights B2B, SME 4.0 Competence Center Trade, c/o IFH GmbH, Cologne
Wholesalers are coming under increasing pressure in the age of the digital platform. The digital transformation has led to a big change in their customers, in the market and in the competitive environment. Traditional B2B business models are showing weaknesses and now more than ever there is a need for wholesalers to re-invent themselves. This trade forum looks at the changed customer behavior and the dynamic market and competitive conditions in B2B. Using theories on future-capable business models in B2B, ideas are presented on how established suppliers can set themselves up in future, so that they can benefit from the opportunities of digitalization.
FF 2020 - Pieringer, LH, EN
Sustainable urban logistics: New ideas are needed
How to design sustainable urban logistics
Chaired by: Matthias Pieringer, editor in chief, LOGISTIK HEUTE, HUSS-VERLAG GmbH, Munich
The city plays a critical role in the value chain as the delivery space (last mile) and also as production location (first mile). In this forum experts from research and industry explain which strategies and measures can be deployed for sustainable urban logistics.