Exchange Day Two: Wednesday, 9th September 2020

7:30 am - 8:20 am BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

8:20 am - 8:50 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

8:30 am - 9:00 am KEYNOTE: Optimising your supply chain through organisational structure, communication, and process discipline

Victor Cavalcante - Vice-President Supply Chain, Orica
  • Changing your organisational structure to positively impact the supply chain operations and build trust
  • Re-ignite traditional communication methods to flow information across the aisle and break down information silos
  • Building and deploying tactical teams to target supply chain problem areas
  • Developing a governance model to identify and highlight gaps in process, inconsistency in decisions, and unnecessary supply chain costs

Victor Cavalcante

Vice-President Supply Chain

9:00 am - 9:40 am How Forever New is building the case for application and usage of quality data

Mark Rizza - General Manager Global Supply Chain, Forever New Clothing
  • Using data to redesign your business model and reduce reliance on partners
  • Analysing and using high quality data (after gathered) to make strategic business decisions
  • How Forever New is measuring and reporting data – real-life practices

Mark Rizza

General Manager Global Supply Chain
Forever New Clothing

9:40 am - 10:40 am BrainWeave: Transforming your warehousing and distribution
Ryan Cummings - Managing Director, Whale Logistics


Ryan Cummings

Managing Director
Whale Logistics

9:40 am - 10:10 am One-to-One Business Meetings

10:10 am - 10:40 am One-to-One Business Meetings

10:40 am - 11:10 am MORNING TEA & NETWORKING BREAK

  • Discussing what works and what doesn’t in your business model
  • What are the most successful uses of AI and Machine Learning in supply chain?
  • Seizing the opportunities of autonomous and electric vehicles – is there potential for realistic competitive advantages in logistics?
  • How can RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and IoT applications improve visibility and warehouse management?
  • Using Blockchain for real-time tracking and reduction of cost and waste in SCM

Mark Rizza

General Manager Global Supply Chain
Forever New Clothing


Victor Cavalcante

Vice-President Supply Chain

11:40 am - 12:40 pm BrainWeave: Adopting a customer focused supply chain operation

Rachid Maliki - General Manager Supply Chain and Procurement, R.M. Williams


Rachid Maliki

General Manager Supply Chain and Procurement
R.M. Williams

11:40 am - 12:10 pm One-to-One Business Meetings

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm One-to-One Business Meetings

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm How ABInBev is future proofing its supply chain through technology and continuous improvement

Hear how ABInBev has managed to scale and sustain continuous performance improvement by ensuring clarity around common objectives, aligning and motivating people to achieve results and embracing innovative technologies.

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Embracing agility, responsiveness and flexibility in the supply chain

  • Pinpointing your business requirements and capabilities and using agility for better delivery time and accuracy
  • Advantages and disadvantages of adapting current ERP systems
  • When is it time to invest in new and alternative solutions for an agile supply chain?
  • Critical considerations in complex and decentralised SCM models