Roundtables

Digital Supply Chain Roundtable Series

Digitisation, Industry 4.0, and Blockchains are among the emerging technologies that bear the potential of critically affecting these factors. In this series of roundtables, we will discuss, share, and outline ideas, strategies, experiences as well as research relating to the forthcoming transformational technologies.

 

UPCOMING SESSIONS

13/05/2020 16:00 - 18:00

Space logistics

Details to be announced.

Registration by email

 

Astronaut

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PAST SESSIONS

 

13/11/2019 

Metal additive manufacturing

  • How far may changes in supply chains reach?
  • What is the impact on vertical integration or outsourcing?
  • Is it necessary to increase intellectual property security?
  • What might be new roles in modern metal AM enhanced supply chains?

Summary to follow in the net days.

 

 

metal additive manufacturing

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15/05/2019

Supply chain cybersecurity Roundtable

Is your supply chain resilient against cyber attacks?

Questions and issues addressed at this roundtable included:

  • What are best practices in supply chain cyber security?
  • How do companies prepare if customers or suppliers have been compromised?
  • How can companies make their supply chain more resilient against cyber outages?

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21/11/2018

3D printing: Just an additional manufacturing method or a supply chain disruptor?

  • Will 3D printing replace transport as the major activity of 3PLs?
  • When is the best time for firms to start investing in this technology?
  • What is the role of supply chain management in managing the flow of information (designs) in a supply chain with 3D printed components?

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3D printing

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29/11/2017, hosted by Goodyear

Same day delivery

 

 

How do customer expectations for same-day delivery and seamless shopping impact B2C logistics structures of the future?

With the connection of bricks-and-mortar shopping with online shopping, retailers and producers need to come up with new innovative network and distribution concepts.

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LCL same day delivery roundtable

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27/09/2017

Artificial intelligence: The rise of the machines (and the regulator)

The increasing prevalence of algorithms and their use in supply chains have been discussed.

Artificial intelligence, which utilises advanced techniques to recognise patterns and correlations among data, can advance supply chain management practices and apply to areas such as forecasting and demand planning, inventory management, and purchasing. The increasing sophistication of machine learning algorithms is also raising regulatory concerns, consider for example the recent Google antitrust ruling...

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Artificial intelligence roundtable

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14/06/2017, hosted by Cargolux

Blockchain & supply chain management

  • What are the strategic implications of blockchain to your business?
  • What is the roadmap for blockchain-driven solutions?
  • What hurdles impede the adoption of such solutions?

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Blockchain LCL roundtable

More roundtables to be announced.

 

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