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The pandemic has a significant impact on stocks worldwide. Consequently, achieving supply chain excellence demands greater visibility. Supply chain visibility with live tracking data enables logistics managers to make data-driven decisions from beginning to end. Location technology could play a critical role in optimizing every stage of the supply chain: from boosting efficiency and productivity to reducing costs, disruptions and delays. But, could it also help businesses to achieve better Estimated Times of Arrival (ETA) and boost their Net Promoter Score (NPS)?
Learn from our experts’ perspective on end-to-end shipment visibility indoor and outdoor, on the road, in-air and at sea. They will illustrate the importance of full shipment condition monitoring to detect damages in transit to increase on-time, in-full performance.
Join us also in the discussion on the following topics:
– the challenges of achieving visibility in logistics operations.
– the most effective tracking solutions tailored to companies’ needs and operations
– the ongoing digital transformation in the supply chain
3.45 pm Webinar Waiting Room Opens
4.00 pm Opening Remarks by Mr Federico Donato, President of Eurocham Singapore
4.05 pm Presentation by Ms Sulaizah Saptoe, Senior Product Lead for Transport & Logistics, HERE Technologies
4.25 pm Moderated Panel Discussion by Mr Sudhan Sundaram, Managing Director, Supply Chain, Accenture
– Mr Abhijit Sengupta, Director and Head of Business, India, SAARC Region & Southeast Asia at HERE Technologies
– Mr Eric Tiels, Supply Chain Solutions Expert, Industries and Customer Advisory at SAP Asia Pte Ltd
– Mr Wong Meng Huat, Director, DHL APAC Service Logistics, Strategic Innovation
– Mr Wesley Hind, Head of Commercial, ECCO Asia Pacific
5.05 pm Moderated Q&A
5.20 pm Closing Remarks by Ms Nele Cornelis, Executive Director, EuroCham Singapore
Sulaizah Saptoe is the Senior Product Marketing Lead for Transport & Logistics at HERE Technologies. Based out of Singapore, Suziah brought over 19 years of experience in Product Management, Product Marketing and Product Development from companies such as NAVTEQ/ Nokia L&C, StarHub Pte Ltd, IBM Ltd and Motorola. Sulaizah joined HERE Technologies (previously known as NAVTEQ) back in 2008 as Global Product Manager, working across the organization enabling various teams and positioning location intelligence product offerings in the best possible way with customers. She also led the creation of the company’s first pedestrian navigation content globally and in Asia Pacific which was embedded in several Nokia GPS enabled phones in 2010/11. Since 2012, Sulaizah lead Product Marketing in Asia Pacific / Global with a mandate to drive and grow HERE Technologies focus on industries such as Automotive, T&L, TMT. She is now working to expand new industry solutions through various executive and customer/partnership engagements. An avid early adopter of new technologies, she is always on the lookout to experience and experiment with cutting-edge gadgets, systems and solutions that are available in the market.
Abhijit Sengupta is the Director and Head of Business, India, SAARC region & Southeast Asia at HERE Technologies. Based out of Singapore, Abhijit brings over two decades of experience in Sales and Business Development, Product Management and Product Operations. He has been driving customer successes in the B2B and B2C segments with market-leading organisations in India and Southeast Asia. Abhijit has extensive experience in working in the start-up phase in the Indian Telecom and communications sector and has led some “first to the industry” and “first to the market” product launches. In the last 12 years with HERE Technologies, Abhijit has led Product Management and Product Operations to launch the map and location content in high-growth Southeast Asia and India markets. Having worked with many key customers in the region, Abhijit has led thought leadership in defining Product and Content Strategy for the India and Southeast Asia markets. While Abhijit is mandated to drive growth for HERE Technologies in India, SAARC region and Southeast Asia, he is also working with various stakeholders in the ecosystem to drive value and outcome. A regular speaker in many industry forums, Abhijit believes that the world around us has to handle more and more data in the connected environment, location technology is the key and will help us to usher the Autonomous world.
Supply Chain Solutions Expert, Industries and Customer Advisory, South East Asia
SAP Asia Pte Ltd
For more than 25 years Eric Tiels has been working in the area of supply chain management, logistics, procurement and IT, as a buyer, inventory planner, SAP consultant and solution principal.
In his daily job, he works with supply chain professionals to understand their business needs and challenges, identify solutions to support their business processes and highlight potential business benefits.
Team lead of Customer Solution Advisors at SAP South East Asia in the area of Digital Supply Chain and Manufacturing, coaching and mentoring my colleagues to be successful in their daily job.
Specialities: SAP, Integrated Business Planning, IBP, Sales and Operations Planning, S&OP, Supply Chain Planning, SCM, Digital Supply Chain, S/4HANA
Wong Meng Huat
DHL APAC Service Logistics, Strategic Innovation
Based in Singapore, I have been wearing an APAC regional role head in the various functions of Service Logistics from procurement to planning, from warehouse to transport logistics and even IT system transformation project. Meng Huat has been in the Service Logistics industry for more than 20 years and has led many key projects in transforming the supply chain with the adoption of technologies to bring effective and efficient processes to both operation and customers. Recent transformational innovations that resulted in benefits to our customers are: Robotic warehousing, Real-Time Shipment Visibility, Data Analytics that drive supply chain optimization and Digitalising warehouse operation (paperless picking).
Head of Commercial Asia
For over 13 years Wesley has been with ECCO, notably within the areas of sales & operations planning, supply chain management, merchandising and analytics & insights.
During his time in ECCO Wesley has worked in Denmark, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and had short term placements in Canada and Slovakia.
ECCO operates primarily within its own supply chain including raw material production, finished goods manufacturing, and direct to consumer sales. Wesley works to ensure healthy supply and demand management combined with optimizing ECCOs distribution network, in order to keep ECCO competitive in Asia.
Sudhan is a senior professional with 25+ years of experience with a diverse career. Sudhan started his career with Woolworths, Australia performing various leadership roles in Retail Operations, Engineering and Supply chain. Sudhan was heavily involved in 2 significant Supply chain transformation programs, which were critical to the leadership position that Woolworths enjoys in the marketplace.
Following this, Sudhan moved to Singapore in 2016 to run a start-up Supply chain Consulting firm. Over a period of 2.5 years, the start-up achieved significant growth, and laid the foundation for the success of the Asian portfolio, prior to its sale in early 2020.
Sudhan joined Accenture in May 2019 as the Managing Director for Supply chain for South-East Asia. Sudhan and the team have helped many clients in the region, designing and implementing customer-centric supply chains with a key focus on driving revenue growth and enabling end to end business value across the Supply chain.
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