Transporeon Summit

Transforming transportation through Connectivity, Data, Real-time Insights & Sustainability

September 23, 2021

Our annual Transporeon Summit returns this year in an all-digital format. Presented by an all-star lineup of top speakers from across the industry and academia, this is a can’t-miss event for anyone interested in the future of transportation. 

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This year’s summit is centered on the four most important topics for leaders in logistics:

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The Power of the Network

Building better tools and services through community

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Market Dynamics

Understanding volatility and paradoxes in the global market

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Predictive Transportation

Using data to improve our decision-making power

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Building a better world through creative decarbonization

Designed to inform, empower, and inspire, our one-day event is for Shippers, Carriers, and all Logistics Service Providers who want to better understand and influence our complex industry and help make a positive difference.  

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Real-world Insights from Industry-leading Companies & Associations

Meet our Featured Speakers


Industry Expert Speakers

We are delighted to welcome top speakers from across the logistics industry and academia to this year’s Transporeon Summit.


    September 23, 2021

All times in CEST. Check back frequently to see the latest updates to the agenda and speakers line-up.

13:00 – 13:15


 The Four Pillars
of Transportation Transformation

We kick off the Transporeon Summit with a look at the themes that are shaping the industry and why it’s time for transportation to undergo a radical transformation.




Timothy Dooner
TV Host & Producer, FreightWaves

Stephan Sieber
Chief Executive Officer, Transporeon

13:15 – 14:15


Swipe Right:
The Benefits of Community Matchmaking

We are only as strong as the communities we serve. Based on the original report by Adrian Gonzalez, this session focuses on how we can create value with prime buyer-seller matches through community engagement. Get the ultimate guide on professional matchmaking focusing on trust, market intelligence, and AI-driven solutions.




Adrian Gonzalez
President, Adelante SCM


Sara Udvari
Global Category Manager Logistics, IKEA

Loredana Apreutese
General Manager, International Alexander


Breakout sessions:


Carrier Stage

How to Become
a Trusted Carrier

Learn how to optimize your online presence and streamline onboarding to operate as a trusted and compliant carrier to new shipping partners

Carl Evans
Carrier Manager, Transporeon

Shipper Stage

How to Build
Strong Carrier Communities

Transparency and increased visibility for shippers means better prices, privileged lanes and more business. Get tips and strategies for strengthening your carrier network while streamlining efficiency.

Thomas Einsiedler
Chief Product Officer, Transporeon

14:15 – 14:30


While you refuel, join Caleb Warb from Curious Refuge for a quick talk on tips & tricks for working from home.

14:30 – 15:30


Capacity Crunches & Driver Shortages:
Facing Paradoxes in the Market

Since the onset of the pandemic, the market forces within road freight have changed significantly. We are operating in a tenuous new normal, but volatile market forces have shifted the power dynamics between carriers, shippers, and forwarders.

Learn more about how to understand the underlying contradictions in the market today with superior analytics and data insights, through customer cases and interactive demos.




Gavin Roser
Managing Director, Pantrak Transportation

Šarūnas Stanislovėnas
Head of Marketing & Sales Department, Girteka Logistics

Peter Stockhammer
Senior Manager LSP Strategy & Management, PUMA

Dr. Philipp Rau
Associate Partner, McKinsey 

Petra Lippertova,
Head of Logistics Operations - Group Procurement, DS Smith





Nikolay Pargov
Executive Director Freight Procurement

Mathias Kissig
Product Manager, Sixfold

Dirk Grewenig
Global Account Director, ControlPay


15:30 – 15:45


While you refuel, join us for a celebration of our #TruckerHeroes. We’ll share the top 12 highlights from our year-long campaign all about supporting our drivers’ health and wellbeing.

15:45 – 16:15


Think Like a Data Scientist:
Stop Underestimating Visibility

Our decision-making is only as good as our data. Luckily, we work in a data-rich industry.

Join our expert analysts to learn more about how you can use data and analytics to increase your supply chain visibility, reduce CO2 emissions, and increase your business through smart matchmaking services.

We also share real-world case stories from leading carriers and shippers on how to improve transport visibility and automate yard management with data.




Lora Cecere
Founder, Supply Chain Insights

Stephan Sieber
Chief Executive Officer, Transporeon


Breakout sessions:


Carrier Stage

How to Future-proof Your Carrier Operations

Learn more about how you can use advanced data and market analytics to increase supply chain visibility, reduce CO2 emissions, and grow your business.

Carlo Pinamonti
Sales Manager, Europe Division FTL Transport, FERCAM

Sarah Naber
Director of Customer Operations, Sixfold


Shipper Stage

How to Manage
Your Yard in Real-Time

Take control of your yard with improved processes
and better labor utilization for all your loading and unloading tasks.

Roy Thoolen
Warehouse Manager, Refresco

David Shaw
Commercial Partner Manager, Transporeon

Leander Naessens
Chief Executive Officer, Peripass

16:15 – 16:30


While you refuel, join us for a quick chat with Plant for the Planet, a group of young, global activists dedicated to planting one trillion new trees around the world. See how our missions connect on The Road to Net Zero. 

16:30 – 17:30


Creative Approaches to Zero:
Thinking Green in Logistics

We share some of the most creative solutions companies are using today on their quest to achieve zero carbon emissions.




Hermann Ude
Managing Partner, tts GmbH & Chairman of the Board, Transporeon

Julian Fassin
OtC Business Process Officer - Order Fulfillment,
Knauf Insulation

Mark Haslam
Logistics Director EMEA, Ball Packaging





Horizontal Collaboration
by collaborative sourcing

Did you know that between 15-30% of all freight vehicles in Europe run empty?

Join this discussion led by industry experts about how joint tendering for freight and platform matchmaking can reduce waste and generate big savings.




Fernando Liesa
Secretary General, ALICE

Sergio Barbarino
Research Fellow & Vice Chair, Procter & Gamble

Michael Archer
Strategy Development Director, CHEP




From Words to Deeds:
Data-driven Sustainability in Logistics

How are we reimagining logistics to become carbon neutral by 2050? In this round table session, we will discuss how leaders from across the industry are reimagining logistics in their quest to become carbon neutral by 2050.




Moritz Petersen
Assistant Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Practice, Kuehne Logistics University

Marcelo Marcal
Purchasing Logistics Director – BA Europe, Electrolux

Pietro D'Arpa
Vice President Supply Chain - Europe 
Logistics & End to End Strategic 
Planning, Procter & Gamble,

17:30 – 17:35


Stephan Sieber
Chief Executive Officer, Transporeon

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Register now for free to save your seat at this can’t-miss event. You’ll get full access to all of the sessions as well as many opportunities to network with our speakers and other attendees. 

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