“Disruption” leaded by consumers expectations?
We have entered the era where consumer satisfaction is at the centre of companies’ strategies. Indeed, consumers are always expecting more from trusted brands and particularly when it comes to delivering their goods to their door in no time. This session will be dedicated to the challenges this trend towards customer satisfaction is creating from a logistic point of view.
I am a cross-disciplinary graduate in the area of biotechnological engineering and nanobiotechnology, enabling my transferable skills data analytics, automation manufacturing, and working on collaborative projects smart mobility solutions, particularly optimisation.
-LEAN management, LEAN start-up methods and product developments in the waste management project at Ekonomikum Uppsala University, and worked together with STING Stockholm Innovation & Growth test drive to develop MVPs.
-fast prototyped haematological microfluidics device in 3 months.
-programming for auto-metrology to perform QC using WL interferometry microscope for skin cancer instruments
Data is the new oil
In a world becoming more and more inter-connected, where information is floading, corporations are digging deaper and deaper to find relevant data to their business. Discover how Alibaba is using data to find new business opportunities and maintain its status as growth leader within its competitive segment.
A reputed personality with significant experience in the air cargo industry, Mr. Guillaume Halleux is the Chief Officer Cargo of Qatar Airways Cargo. Born in France, Mr. Halleux started his career with Air France in 1997, holding various positions in the Logistics and Business Development department. He later joined SkyTeam Cargo USJV (a joint venture between Air France Cargo, Delta Cargo and Korean Air Cargo) in 2006 as Sales Director for Northeastern United States, before being promoted to Regional Director for Hong Kong and South China at Air France KLM. In 2012, Mr. Halleux worked with Bolloré Logistics as General Manager, Sales and Business Development for Vietnam, and later for Singapore.
His tenure with Bolloré Logistics has made him thoroughly conversant with the freight-forwarding industry and adept in both commercial and operational know-how appertaining to international air freight business. Bringing with him 20 years of experience and vast knowledge in the air cargo business, Mr. Halleux joined Qatar Airways Cargo as Vice President Asia Pacific in June 2016. Based in Singapore, he was responsible for driving cargo sales and operations in more than 15 countries in the region before joining the senior leadership team at Qatar Airways Cargo’s Doha head office in October 2017. He aspires to lead his highly engaged teams at Qatar Airways Cargo to build a global brand that focuses on delivering the best air cargo products and services in the industry. Mr. Guillaume Halleux studied Economics in France and holds a Master in Business Administration from ICN Business School in Nancy, France.
IoT - application to cargo airport ?
DATA ! DATA and DATA again. Iot and connected devices are becoming more and more relevant to the air cargo industry as the need for precise information relative to shipment is continuously increasing. This panel will be dedicated to the important place that Iot will take at every stage of the supply chain and on the existing solutions that can already solved some of stakeholders’pains.
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How drones are improving our business
We talk a lot about drones in the supply chain, but how concrete is this utopia and how could it help us to improve the current way of doing? What are the legal and structural changes that will have to be made to give a chance to this project to be one day implemented ?
As CEO Svilen leads the business team at DRONAMICS in developing the world-leading cargo UAV “The Black Swan” – a fixed-wing aircraft that can transport 350 kg at a distance of 2,500 km cheaper than any aircraft in existence.
In 2014 he co-founded DRONAMICS with his brother Konstantin, an aerospace engineer, with a mission to leverage advances in autonomy, aerodynamics and production, in order to democratize air freight and accelerate e-commerce in emerging markets. Svilen and Konstantin are leading a small but growing team of world-class aerospace engineers and logistics experts, and their pioneering work has won them numerous international awards. In 2018 DRONAMICS became IATA’s first strategic partner for drones worldwide.
Prior to DRONAMICS, Svilen managed projects in marketing and business development on four continents. He is an Economics graduate of Davidson College, USA.
Reji is a journalist with 19 years of experience in writing, reporting, editing and collating content across media – print (magazine & newspaper), television and online and has worked with some
of the leading media organizations in India. He has written and reported across subjects and beats.
Reji joined STAT Media Group, a global transport and logistics publishing company with four publications and two international air cargo events (Air Cargo India and Air Cargo Africa), in 2013 to head its editorial department. He leads a team of young writers and reporters who write for both print online versions of The STAT Trade Times (monthly), Indian Transport and Logistics News (once in two months), Logistics Update Africa (once in two months) and ACAAI News (quarterly). He is responsible for all editorial functions at the Group and oversees all content production, including video content.
Recently, he is also been leading a team to create and roll out commodity/sector specific logistics conferences (like for pharma, perishables, auto and automotive and flower) across Africa and India. Under this new initiative logistics conference for the flower industry was launched in 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The same will have its second edition later this year at the same city. Similar conferences in India have also been rolled out for pharma and auto & auto components in Pune. Reji has moderated and led panel discussions across all these conferences in Africa and India.
David Bellon has gain his expertise within the supply chain/logistics management thoughout his extensive career at DHL. He is now convinced that the air cargo industry needs to increase its efforts on further digitizing its processes, this to create transparency and real time visibility meanwhile improving the quality of the output.
After having sold his first company (anaXis) in 2013, Mark devoted himself to a new challenge: drones. He is currently chairman of EUKA (www.euka.org) a membership organisation with the main objective to accelerate a European industry based on drones. Besides EUKA is organisator of the yearly ‘Drone Hero Contest’ (www.dronecommunity.eu) and the European DroneConvention (www.droneconvention.eu)
Since August 2018 Mark Vanlook also became CEO of DronePort, an industry park and incubator in Belgium with a specific focus on aviation and the drone industry. If you want to be part of the next wave in aviation, DronePort is the place to be in Europe! (www.droneport.eu)
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