Scheduled Program

  • 8:00

    Registration & networking

  • 8:55

    Chairman's opening remarks & Ice breaker sessions

    Kim Winter
    Kim Winter

    Founder & Global Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Executive Group

  • 9:00

    Keynote: Rise of machines to mega warehouses

    • Amazon effect on warehousing practices, how has it changed the landscape for others in the industry?
    • Rise to meet same and next-day delivery demands leading to need of machines & mega warehouses.
    • The demand for industrial real estate.
    Reserved for SAP

  • 9:20

    Disruptive transformation in warehousing & distribution

    • Presenting the developments in the warehousing & distribution segment.
    • Discussing the developments on Automation, Robotics, AR and WMS in Warehousing and E-commerce, drones, bots in distribution and last mile.
    • Highlighting the different types of warehousing approaches like hub n spoke as well as urban distribution points for e-commerce deliveries, etc.
  • 9:40

    Digital supply chain

    Mohamed Mansour
    Mohamed Mansour

    Principal Solution Consultant, Middle East, Infor, Infor

  • 10:00

    Panel Discussion: Adapting Automation & Robotics in warehousing: discussing the benefits and effects.

    • Increase in supply-chain productivity through increase sorting capacity, reduction in labour cost & less human errors.
    • Frequent upgrades in rapidly changing technologies.
    • Cost implementation in the present for future ROI.

    Moderator

    Kim Winter
    Kim Winter

    Founder & Global Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Executive Group

    Panelists

    Shailen Shukla
    Shailen Shukla

    Head of Logistics, Jumbo Electronics

    Mohamed Mansour
    Mohamed Mansour

    Principal Solution Consultant, Middle East, Infor, Infor

  • 10:30

    Networking Break

  • 11:00

    Reserved slot
  • 11:20

    Smart Warehouse – Dark Warehouse

    Guido Böhm
    Guido Böhm

    Senior Vice President - Business Development Management, Dematic

  • 11:40

    Presenting the SOTI ONE Platform – How to solve your core business problems in warehousing, supply chain and logistics with one integrated approach designed for the mobile first era

    Jeevan NV
    Jeevan NV

    Director - Sales, MENA, SOTI

  • 12:00

    Simplifying the supply chain process by adopting digitalization - Inventory Digitization’ and Virtual Warehousing

    Fahmi Al Shawwa
    Fahmi Al Shawwa

    Chief Executive Officer, Immensa Technology Labs

  • 12:20

    Panel Discussion: Re-imagining omnichannel customer experience - from warehouse to delivery

    • Addressing the benefits and challenges of having a fully automated system.
    • Importance of inventory data and visibility are crucial in omnichannel retail environments.
    • Overcoming the challenges of omni-channel e-commerce in distribution operations with the help of automation.

    Moderator

    Kim Winter
    Kim Winter

    Founder & Global Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Executive Group

    Panelists

    Shailen Shukla
    Shailen Shukla

    Head of Logistics, Jumbo Electronics

    Guido Böhm
    Guido Böhm

    Senior Vice President - Business Development Management, Dematic

    Tariq Abdulaal
    Tariq Abdulaal

    Gulf Supply Chain Group Manager, Procter & Gamble

    Naveen Joseph
    Naveen Joseph

    Co-founder & Regional Director – Operations, iMile

  • 12:50

    Prayer break and networking lunch

  • 14:00

    Session Reserved for NAFL - National Association of Freight and Logistics (UAE)

    Shankar Subramoniam
    Shankar Subramoniam

    Executive Director, NAFL - National Association of Freight and Logistics (UAE)

  • 14:20

    Understanding the fast-changing landscape of supply chain and logistics technologies and solutions - Increasing use of multichannel warehouses and automation

    Michael Rasin
    Michael Rasin

    General Manager, Miebach Consulting

  • 14:40

    Adopting Voice guided operations in modern warehouses

    Nishithbhai Salla
    Nishith Salla

    Sales Manager, Ehrhardt + Partner Solutions (EPS)

  • 15:00

    Panel Discussion – Warehouse automation accelerator for the E-commerce explosion

    • Compressed fulfillment and time horizons.
    • Warehouse automation characteristics in high demand.
    • Today’s fulfillment demand.
    • Accelerated pace of change and increased uncertainty.

    Moderator

    Kim Winter
    Kim Winter

    Founder & Global Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Executive Group

    Panelists

    Shankar Subramoniam
    Shankar Subramoniam

    Executive Director, NAFL - National Association of Freight and Logistics (UAE)

    Hakim Ramadan
    Hakim Ramadan

    Principal, Miebach Consulting

    Jonathan Briggs
    Jonathan Briggs

    Director, CBRE

    Nishithbhai Salla
    Nishith Salla

    Sales Manager, Ehrhardt + Partner Solutions (EPS)

  • 15:20

    Coffee break

  • 15:40

    Topic reserved for CME

  • 16:00

    Strengthening order fulfillment with the right technology

    Reserved slot
  • 16:20

    Panel Discussion: Warehouse & DC: Prediction 2030 in Middle East

    • Robots independently working in warehouses
    • Wearable tech prevalent in warehouses of the Middle East
    • Opportunity for technology enthusiast while adverse effect on the job market

    Moderator

    Kim Winter
    Kim Winter

    Founder & Global Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Executive Group

    Panelists

    Shankar Subramoniam
    Shankar Subramoniam

    Executive Director, NAFL - National Association of Freight and Logistics (UAE)

  • 16:40

    Chairman’s closing remarks

    Kim Winter
    Kim Winter

    Founder & Global Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Executive Group

  • 16:45

    Coffee and handshakes

  • 17:00

    End of conference