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Industry 4.0 - what it REALLY means and should you care?


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Live Webinar | Thursday, June 10, 2021

10:00 - 10:45 BST | 11:00 - 11:45 CEST

Join our panel of logistics industry experts as they share their unique perspectives on Industry 4.0, and how it impacts those managing supply chains. They will share opinions on the latest technologies shaping the industry; how these become ever more critical in attracting and, retaining customers and adapting to market disruptions; and the challenges of finding and managing the talent and skills required in your current, and future workforce.

Focus Topics:

  • New face and shape of the workforce required for Industry 4.0
  • Technological adoption in the digitalisation journey
  • Opportunities – if you don't embrace Industry 4.0 will this leave you behind in the pursuit of profitable, sustainable, growth?



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Speakers

  • Richard Wilding
    • Richard Wilding | OBE, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy, University of Cranfield School

      Professor Richard Wilding OBE, is recognised globally for his thought leadership in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He is recognised by the BBC and DHL as one of the worlds leading experts in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

      As Chair (Full Professor) in Supply Chain Strategy at the Centre for Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield School of Management UK, and Immediate past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport U.K., Richard works with European and International companies on Logistics and Supply Chain projects in all sectors including pharmaceutical, retail, automotive, high technology, food, drink and professional services to name a few. He is a highly acclaimed presenter and regularly speaks at Industrial Conferences and has undertaken lecture tours of Europe and Asia at the invitation of local Universities & Confederations of Industry.

  • Mike Wilson
    • Mike Wilson | Executive VP, Global Logistics Manufacturing Services and Latin America at DSV; Hon Visiting Professor PARC Institute, Cardiff University.

      Mike started his career as an Industrial Engineer in traditional metal and plastic manufacturing as well as in the electronics industry before moving into Operations Management. He became Head of UK Operations for Design to Distribution, the manufacturing subsidiary of Fujitsu/ICL which subsequently became part of Celestica in the mid-1990s - one of the world’s largest Electronics Manufacturing Services providers where he ran the $3.5bn European business until 2003 and became part of what was, up until that time, the largest IPO in the electronics industry.

      Mike found his way into Third Party Logistics with Exel as President of Technology, which subsequently became DHL. Following some time in Asia, working independently setting up manufacturing and supply chains, he joined Panalpina in 2011 as Global Head of Logistics and after the acquisition by DSV he became Executive Vice President for Logistics Manufacturing Services and Latin America.

      In October 2018, Mike was awarded the title of Honorary Visiting Professor at Cardiff Business School.

  • Radu Palamariu
    • Radu Palamariu | Managing Director Asia Pacific of Alcott Global and the Global Head of Supply Chain & Logistics Practice, Alcott Global

      Radu is the Managing Director Asia Pacific of Alcott Global and the Global Head of Supply Chain & Logistics Practice. He has been working on C-level and top management executive search assignments with Top Fortune 500 companies and local Asia conglomerates, particularly for manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management and ecommerce.

      A frequent speaker at industry conferences across the region, he is a contributor on latest technologies shaping supply chains, as well as human resources trends and developments. He is the host of the “Leaders in Supply Chain” Podcast, which is consistently ranked among the top 10 global industry podcasts.

  • Jim Bralsford
    • Jim Bralsford (Panel Moderator) | Senior Director, 3PL Industry Strategy, Blue Yonder

      Jim joined Blue Yonder in February 2021 to continue his 20+ year career in supporting 3PL and supply chain solutions. His experience includes working for organisations in UK, EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Global roles, leading sales and solutions teams, to Senior Vice President level; notably with Unipart, Exel, Ceva and most recently E2open. An adept event organiser and regular contributor, moderator and speaker at industry conferences across the region, Jim will chair our discussion, enabling positive dialog on the matters at hand.

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