Logichem 2015 (past event)

21 - 23 April, 2015

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21st April - Transport Optimisation Summit: Delivering Maximum Business Benefit

10:30 - 10:55 Registraion & Welcome Coffee

10:55 - 11:00 Opening Remarks

Charlotte Hutton, Programme Director, LogiChem 2015

11:00 - 11:10 Chair's Opening Address

Cosmas Hoefnagels - Vice President, CLX Logistics

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Cosmas Hoefnagels

Vice President
CLX Logistics

11:10 - 11:30 KEYNOTE: How network optimization can improve your service level and reduce your overall distribution costs

Franky Veryser - Director, Global Supply Chain AMI, Eastman Chemical Company
  • How to identify transport capacity availability and develop service policies to drive performance
  • How to cope with transport intensive distribution lanes when the effects of international trade has lengthened the supply chain
  • How to reconcile conflicting cost pressures and reduce operational logistics costs
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Franky Veryser

Director, Global Supply Chain AMI
Eastman Chemical Company

11:30 - 11:50 KEYNOTE: Redefining corporate strategy to integrate logistics operations

Lars Feierabend - Global Head of Supply Chain Management, Eckart
  • Implementing a corporate-wide platform to integrate your logistics service providers
  • Integrating platform functionalities to improve quality management and supplier development
  • Improving service level control and tender management through enhanced visibility
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Lars Feierabend

Global Head of Supply Chain Management
Eckart

11:50 - 12:10 KEYNOTE: How can you improve supply chain safety and security through closer collaboration?

  • Assessing the benefits of closer strategy alignment across different business units; can this truly be achieved?
  • How to leverage strategic partnerships to achieve the optimal distribution network design
  • Examining how the relationship between chemical companies and LSP’s has changed in recent years and what this means for supply chain evolution

    Is the pooling of logistics resources the best way to optimise transportation networks, eliminate costs and reduce the environmental impact of empty loads?


    Fully engage with the most contentious and divisive issues currently facing your industry. Sit back and witness industry leading figures pitting themselves against each other in a battle to deliver the knockout argument. Will you reconsider your position? And will you walk away with a fresh mindset and better prepared to take on this key conundrum?



    • Discuss the effectiveness of logistics network integration to reduce empty running in transport networks
    • Is logistics pooling the best method to reduce distribution costs, compress delivery lead times and reduce your carbon footprint?
    • How do we develop sustainable logistics strategies with a shift to alternative transport modes, as well as increase vehicle utilisation levels?
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    Henning Schussmüller

    Senior Manager Supply Chain and Logistics
    Sumitomo Chemical Europe

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    Frank Andreesen

    Vice President Logistics EMEA
    Bayer MaterialScience

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    Cosmas Hoefnagels

    Vice President
    CLX Logistics

    13:00 - 14:00 Networing Lunch

    Network with your peers and sign up to the afternoon drill-down roundtable sessions

    Roundtable 1:

    Measuring the impact of rising logistics costs on supply chain strategy

    Jan Eeckhoudt, Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Leader EMEA, Axalta Coating Systems

    Roundtable 2:

    How to gain more transparency in your logistics operations

    Henning Schussmüller, Senior Manager Supply Chain and Logistics, Sumitomo Chemical Europe

    Roundtable 3:
    Redefining service policies to drive transport performance in the supply chain

    Joris D'hondt, Global Supply Chain Project Manager, Eastman Chemical

    Roundtable 4:
    How will the pooling of logistics resources help reduce freight traffic levels across Europe?

    Frank Andreseen, Vice President Logistics EMEA, Bayer Material Science

    Roundtable 5:
    What is the effect of global marine carriers’ influence on global logistics policies

    Carsten Weers, Global Supply Chain Management, Monomers Division, BASF

    Roundtable 6:
    Assess the effectiveness of multi-modal transport methods for packaged bulk goods

    Renaud Megard, Vice President Global Supply Chain, Cabot Corporation


    Roundtable 7:
    How to reduce customer lead times and decrease transportation costs

    Martin Croissant, Global Supply Chain Director, The Dow Chemical Company


    Roundtable 8:
    How taking more control of inbound distribution can help to improve coverage and delivery performance


    Folkert Tjebbes, Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA, Univar
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    Carsten Weers

    Global Supply Chain Management, Monomers Division
    BASF

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    Martin Croissant

    Global Supply Chain Director EMEA
    The Dow Chemical Company

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    Jan Eeckhoudt

    Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Leader EMEA
    (Former) Axalta Coating Systems

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    Renaud Megard

    Vice President Global Supply Chain
    Cabot Corporation

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    Henning Schussmüller

    Senior Manager Supply Chain and Logistics
    Sumitomo Chemical Europe

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    Folkert Tjebbes

    Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA
    Univar

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    Frank Andreesen

    Vice President Logistics EMEA
    Bayer MaterialScience

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    Cosmas Hoefnagels

    Vice President
    CLX Logistics

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    Joris D'hondt

    Global Supply Chain Project Manager
    Eastman Chemical

    15:20 - 15:50 Networking Refreshment Break

    Network with your peers

    This panel will detail and compare their own experiences with a view to the comparison of approaches and lessons learnt across industry.

    Discussion points to include:


    • Is there a one size fits all approach? Examine the different requirements and logistics drivers from across the chemicals industry
    • Define the optimal combination of multiple transport modes in order to reduce lead times, keep inventory costs down and increase environmental sustainability
    • Does Europe have the infrastructure to cope with multimodal transport lanes?
    • How can we shorten the distance that empty trucks are driving to reduce CO2 emissions?
    • How can we capitalise on opportunities in short sea logistics to reduce shipping costs?
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    Renaud Megard

    Vice President Global Supply Chain
    Cabot Corporation

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    Hans-Robert Schmidt

    Vice President, Head of Global Logistics Management
    Lanxess

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    Lars Feierabend

    Global Head of Supply Chain Management
    Eckart

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    Allan Klinge

    Vice President
    Klinge Corporation

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    Cosmas Hoefnagels

    Vice President
    CLX Logistics

    16:40 - 17:30 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: How to decrease overall costs in logistics processes whilst gaining more transparency

    Carsten Weers - Global Supply Chain Management, Monomers Division, BASF

    In this innovative and interactive format, spend 20 minutes hearing a best practice case study before being challenged to find solutions to some of the most prevalent challenges in the chemical supply chain industry. Engage in small interactive roundtable discussions before each group presents its conclusions back to the audience. Take away different approaches to key challenges from your fellow industry peers.

    • Looking along the whole value chain to see where optimal savings can be made
    • Gain greater control of data visibility to make informed decisions that positively impact your bottom line
    • Establish common global measurement standards to improve performance and increase reliability
    • Be more proactive in strategic planning meetings to give your service providers more visibility of your intermodal transport demand
    • Jointly explore opportunities on further development of key strategic corridors
    • Refining your technology strategy to reduce transportation and logistics costs: redefining your transport management systems to enhance cost efficiencies and improve visibility
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    Carsten Weers

    Global Supply Chain Management, Monomers Division
    BASF

    17:30 - 23:59 LogiChem Beer Tasting at the Pelgrom Taverne

    After a busy day of solution-focused sessions, relax and unwind with fellow speakers and attendees at the LogiChem Beer Tasting at the Pelgrom Taverne just a few minutes away. Take advantage of the opportunity to network and share ideas off-line. Enjoy food, drinks and music!