Transporeon Summit 2022

Relive the excitement of this year’s Transporeon’s Summit with on-demand video from each of our high-impact sessions. Led by top professionals, researchers, and industry leaders, this year’s event was a must-see for anyone interested in the future of transportation.

Together we explored how to:

  • Automate procurement with data and behavioral science

  • Use real-time data insights to make smarter decisions on the go 

  • Manage CO2 emissions to meet sustainability targets

  • Maximize the value of real time visibility by integrating it into the full transport execution process

If you weren’t able to attend in person — or if you’d just like to revisit a session you did attend — we’re happy to share recordings from this event with you now.

Featured industry experts

Adrian Gonzalez

Founder of Talking Logistics and President of Adelante SCM

Agnieszka Olesinska

IT SAP Deployment Lead TMS, 

Alan Lewis

Technical Development Director,
Smart Freight Centre 

Arne Devriendt

Sustainable Supply Chain Lead,

Prof. Alan C. McKinnon

Professor of Logistics, 
Kuehne Logistics University 

Dr. Angela Acocella

Researcher of Transportation, Logistics, and Operations Management at the School of Economics and Management of Tilburg University

Research Affiliate at the Center for Transportation & Logistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

 Benjamin Heinicke

Head of Lead Logistics Partner | Ford European LLP,
DHL Supply Chain

Daniel Burgess

Project Manager Network Development, 

Ian Mears

Transport & Distribution Manager,
Etex Group

Johann Spriet

Global Sustainability Developer, Supply Chain Operations, 
IKEA Supply Chain Operations

Guido Schierhofer

Supply Chain Director, 
Intersnack SE

Maria Villablanca

Co-Founder & CEO,
Future Insights Network

Prof. Michael Bourlakis

Head of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management Group,
Cranfield School of Management 

Noreen Munnelly

Business Development Executive,
Cranfield School of Management

Paul Farr

Managing Director – Ground & Rail, 
CEVA Logistics 

Petra Lippertova

Head of Logistics Operations - Group Procurement,
DS Smith

Stephan Sieber

Chief Executive Officer, 


Welcome: lunch with a view 

Enjoy some refreshments and meet fellow attendees and speakers while looking out over the Thames River with a spectacular view of the Tower Bridge. 

Supply chains have never been normal: a playbook for success moving forward 

Stop searching for a “new normal” in supply chain management. The truth is that supply chains have never been normal — they have always been defined by change and uncertainty. This is why “exception management” is part of every supply chain professional’s job description. Instead of waiting for a new normal to emerge, what companies need is a new playbook for success moving forward. In this presentation, industry analyst Adrian Gonzalez will share several key principles companies should include in their playbooks to help them navigate the road ahead, wherever it may lead.

Adrian Gonzalez, President Adelante SCM & Founder Talking Logistics 

The power of the platform in solving the transportation challenges in between organisations 

Stephan Sieber, Chief Executive Officer, Transporeon 

On the shoulders of giants: building connections with vertical integration

The transportation process is full of inefficiencies, as systems and tools are unable to pass information to each other, leading to more work for carriers. That’s why collaborative approaches — in appointment scheduling — and vertical integration, is key for optimizing supply chains and saving costs. Hear how Tesco is implementing best transport practices gain mutual insights into the entire supply chain based on time slot and yard management, followed by a panel discussion.

Introductory presentation

Jon Gore, Head of Primary & Global Logistics, Tesco

Panel discussion

Daniel Burgess, Project Manager Network Development, Tesco

Paul Farr, Managing Director, Ground & Rail, CEVA Logistics

Prof. Michael Bourlakis, Cranfield School of Management

Will Young, Senior Sales Director, Transporeon

Seeing spots: using behavioural science to automate procurement on the spot market

Powered by real-time data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and behavioural science, Autonomous Procurement is the only tool in the market that helps you leverage the spot market for your benefit. See how global logistics leaders use Autonomous Procurement as a prime option in their transportation assignment route to find capacity, save up to 12% in spot buying, and improve their carrier relationships.

Dr. Angela Acoccella, Researcher of Transportation, Logistics, and Operations Management at the School of Economics and Management of Tilburg University, Research Affiliate at the Center for Transportation & Logistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Jonah Mcintire, Director Procurement Tribe, Transporeon


Innovation & networking corners: deep dive into emerging tech with industry leaders 

  • The future of procurement is automation 
  • Using data to achieve greater sustainability 
  • Better execution starts with better visibility
  • Platform evolution: multi-modal and part-load execution for shippers

Join the corner that fits your interests and get a close-up look at new and upcoming innovations within logistics. We’ll save time for questions, discussions, and provide the chance to network with fellow industry insiders.

The time is now: maximising the impact of real time visibility with end-to-end integration

Observation and data collection is crucial — but value only comes when you’re able to put the knowledge you’ve gained into practice. That’s why embedding real time visibility into your transportation management platform is crucial for end-to-end visibility, improving the efficiency of complex transports. See how extended visibility can lead to reductions in waiting times, improved asset utilization, and cost savings. 

Guido Schierhofer, Supply Chain Director, Intersnack SE

Agnieszka Olesinska, IT SAP Deployment Lead TMS, CANPACK

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

Benjamin Heinicke, Head of Lead Logistics Partner | Ford European LLP, DHL Supply Chain

Jan Rzehak, Director Business Consulting, Transporeon

There’s no business on a dead planet: managing CO2 emissions to meet sustainability targets 

Improved Carbon Visibility can help you to precisely measure and report your carbon footprint across the entire supply chain and all transport modalities while also providing insights to help reduce future emissions.

Johann Spriet, Global Sustainability Developer, Supply Chain Operations, IKEA Supply Chain Operations

Ian Mears, Transport & Distribution Manager, Etex Group

Prof. Alan C. McKinnon, Professor of Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University

Alan Lewis, Technical Development Director, Smart Freight Centre

Serge Schamschula, Head of Ecosystems, Transporeon

Jakob Muus, Director Sustainability Tribe, Transporeon


Talkback: Reflections on Transformation

How can we synthesize the many insights, results, and experiences shared here today? Welcome back some of our speakers together with our special Keynote host to reflect on the day’s highlights and key takeaways.

Maria Villablanca, Co-Founder & CEO, Future Insights Network

Highlights from the 2022 Summit

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