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Main Conference Day 2 — THURSDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2013


8.30

Registration, breakfast canapés, juice and coffee


INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES ON THE WEST AFRICAN SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGE


9.00

CHAIRPERSON’S Opening Comments

Hakeem Ogunniran

MANAGING DIRECTOR, UACN PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY


9.10

Logistical and supply chain strategy, insights, and issues from the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector:

Dissecting sector specific supply chain challenges – the regional perspective of a large multinational organisation:

Supply chain planning for effective risk mitigation and optimal working capital management
Managing stakeholder relationships
The role of technology in running efficient supply chains

Edward Ogbonnaya

Supply Chain Director, GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria


9.30

Logistics experiences from heavyweight projects in the Oil & Gas industry:

Managing the Logistics of Oil and Gas Projects – Pitfalls avoided and lessons learned:

The regulatory environment and major obstacles to coordinating a vast international project
The in-country perspective – ensuring logistics excellence
Maximising available legislative opportunities to deliver projects within budget

Rotimi Olomolatan

Logistics Advisor – GGCP & NWP Projects, Chevron


9.50

Achieving transparency in haulage and avoiding non-quality costs:

Optimising transportation networks within the supply chain sounds like a winner for everyone involved – but what models can we implement to include all stakeholders and make processes end-to-end?

Review of the current situation and existing bottlenecks
Inclusive models that can establish transparency and reduce cost of freight, e.g. pay-by-usage model
The level of integration and the solutions required to make these models work

Olufemi Ransome-Kuti

General Manager Supply Chain, Lafarge WAPCO


INTERACTIVITY SESSION

10.10

Roundtable Discussions

10.20

Panel Discussion focusing on “Ways companies in West Africa can improve their supply chain strategies from sourcing to distribution” featuring:

Edward Ogbonnaya
Supply Chain Director, GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria

Rotimi Olomolatan
Logistics Advisor – GGCP & NWP Projects, Chevron

Olufemi Ransome-Kuti
General Manager Supply Chain, Lafarge WAPCO

Ngozi Aghomi
Factory Supply Chain Manager, Nestle Nigeria


11.00

Morning Coffee


GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT: TO OUTSOURCE OR TO DEVELOP YOUR INTERNAL CAPABILITIES?


11.30

World class manufacturing – achieving operational excellence

A close look at how streamlining your supply chain operations and intelligent outsourcing of supply chain and logistical capabilities can support manufacturing success:

Is there a one-size-fits-all total supply chain strategy for manufacturing businesses? Which major elements of SCM strategy should be endorsed by all manufacturers?
The important role outsourcing and technology procurement have to play in achieving manufacturing excellence
CASE STUDIES: Examples of how supply chain (re-)alignments and outsourcing decisions have enabled Unilever’s manufacturing success

Adedoyin Ashiru

Manufacturing Director, Unilever Nigeria


11.50

The considerations, implications and ramifications of outsourcing some or all of your supply chain functions to Third Party Logistics providers:

An assessment of the case for intelligent outsourcing – working in partnership so you can focus on your core business

The 3PL perspective: take advantage by leveraging expertise, extensive networks and technology for superior performance
Major obstacles and challenges in outsourcing partnerships and how to overcome them
Measuring your return on investment and the efficiencies that the outsourcing partnership has created

Solomon Aigbavboa

Managing Director, MDS Logistics


INTERACTIVITY SESSION

12.10

Roundtable Discussions

12.20

Panel Discussion focusing on “Getting the balance right: to outsource or to develop your internal capabilities” featuring:

Adedoyin Ashiru
Manufacturing Director, Unilever Nigeria

Maurice Smits
CEO, GMT Nigeria

Solomon Aigbavboa
Managing Director, MDS Logistics

Ibukun Akinduro
Founder & CEO, Gibbot Consulting


12.50

Networking Lunch


ENHANCING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGY


13.50

Mapping the (digital) road to success:

Digital mapping technology is a true enabler but how can your organisation take advantage now and in the future?

Digital mapping as a tool for efficient route planning and fleet and distribution management
What existing digital mapping can add to the SCM mix: integrating your business, consumer and market data with geographic data
How companies are already harnessing mapping technology resulting in significant performance improvements

Byron Moorgas

New Media Manager, mapIT


14.10

Modelling a best-fit supply chain process in a manufacturing and distribution business:

Designing flexible processes that grow the top-line and contributes to your bottom-line:

Designing and evaluating effective KPIs for service providers
Identifying the real & opportunity costs when making your choice of service providers
Benefits of a single window model

Donny Irabor

Head Logistics Solutions, A.G. Leventis


INTERACTIVITY SESSION

14.30

Roundtable Discussions

14.40

Panel Discussion focusing on “How best to utilise technology to optimise and risk-proof your supply chain” featuring:

Byron Moorgas
New Media Manager, mapIT

Donny Irabor
Head Logistics Solutions, A.G. Leventis

Stephen Opayemi
Executive Vice President, Logistixone

Sam Immanuel
Managing Director, Software AG West Africa


15.20

Afternoon Tea


HOW TECHNOLOGY COUNTERS THE LOGISTICS CHALLENGE BY ENABLING TRACKING & MAPPING


15.50

The role of technology in driving the optimisation of your supply chain:

Technology is a key facilitator; how can it be integrated so that your investment creates a significant return?

Defining the role that technology can play to help you design your supply chain and drive optimisation
Highlighting Africa-based case examples for how technology has worked across organisations to increase effectiveness – procurement, risk management, planning, and distribution are just some of the areas impacted
Assessing fit, determining the level of investment required, and laying out a short, medium, and long term approach

Sid Rupani

Solutions Manager – Africa, Midle East & India, LLamasoft


16.10

Why RFID technology is seen by many as a key innovation in the SCM arena:

An examination into the manifold applications of RFID in transport logistics and the efficient operation of your supply chain:

Tracking and tracing the flow of goods and parts in your supply chain – the advantages of enhanced visibility to production and delivery
RFID applications that can be utilised in inventory and warehouse management
Counterfeit, interference, and theft prevention – utilising technology to minimise your losses

Toju Rone-Orugboh

Chief Operating Officer, Carat Management Limited


INTERACTIVITY SESSION

16.30

Roundtable Discussions

16.40

Panel Discussion focusing on “How technology can enable enhanced visibility across your supply chain” featuring:

Daniel Omofoman
Director, The RFID Research Centre

Tunde Odunlami
CEO, GS1 Nigeria

Toju Rone-Orugboh
Chief Operating Officer, Carat Management Limited

Sid Rupani
Solutions Manager – Africa, Midle East & India, LLamasoft


SUPPLY CHAIN WEST AFRICA 2013 OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION


17.10

A unique element of All Amber events, the Open Microphone Session allows ANY attendee to take to the podium. In the past we’ve had partnership requests, pitches, showcases and soft launches. 
No slides, no videos – each participant has three minutes (and no more) to present, followed by one question from the delegation.


17.30

Chairperson’s Closing Comments


17.35

Close of conference


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