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Driving Change: Carrier Convention 2021

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Relive Europe’s biggest event for Carriers, 3PL and 4PL Operators, and Freight Forwarders — now with all the recordings available on-demand. 

Our video library includes sessions on the topics that matter most to supply chain professionals today, including how to use new technologies like Real Time Visibility and automation and to become more sustainable while increasing profits. 

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Putting Carriers First

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Technology for All

Even the smallest Carriers can reap the benefits of the latest digital technologies. Learn about the benefits and opportunities available and how to get started with live product demos, customer cases, and more. 

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Sustainability in Focus

Many Carriers are paying closer attention to their carbon footprint these days, as good stewardship of the planet is becoming essential to shippers, investors, customers and other stakeholders. Together we’ll explore how you can minimize empty miles, plan the best routes, and prove your environmental credentials. 

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Agenda

DAY ONE — THURSDAY 17 JUNE

Putting Carriers First & Prioritizing Wellness

13:00 – 13:30

Carriers in Focus

Kick off the Carrier Convention with a presentation by Transporeon leadership. We’ll explore how Carriers can become more digital and use tools like real time visibility to meet ever-increasing customer expectations. 

Stay for an interactive Q&A at the end of the session.

Speaker:

Stephan Sieber, Chief Executive Officer, Transporeon

14:00 – 14:45

Coffee Talk: Improving Health & Security

How can we improve conditions for drivers to help keep our supply chains healthy? Join our panel discussion where we’ll cover how to minimize driver turnover by ensuring driver well-being. 

Panel:

Peter Devos, Managing Director, European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA)
Eline de Vries, Truck Driver & Vlogger, #ITSMYDRIVE
Jan Roed, Head of Global Logistic, Borealis 
Michael Vetter, Head of SHEQ & Training, Bertschi Group
Hannes Baumgartner, Managing Director, FERCAM
Serge Schamschula, Senior Partner Manager, Transporeon

15:00 – 15:20

Keynote: Trucking 2030

In the next ten years, the truck and trailer industry will undergo a massive transformation. Challenges like climate change and driver shortages as well as opportunities like digitalization and new technology are driving us toward a new kind of industry. 

Join us for an industry-focused keynote on how the trends of today are shaping the future of the trucking industry. 

Speaker:

Steffen Stumpp, Head of Business Unit Commercial Vehicles, Berylls Strategy Advisors


DAY TWO — FRIDAY 18 JUNE

The Road to #NetZero

14:00 – 15:00

Coffee Talk: CO2 Roundtable

Sustainability is quickly becoming a key competitive advantage for Carriers. Hear from our panel on what Shippers are expecting and how you can innovate and evolve to meet these sustainability challenges head on.

This session is based on results from our Carrier and Shipper Surveys from 2021. We will share these results along with the analysis from our panel.

Panel:

Alan McKinnon, Professor of Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University  
Wolfgang Lehmacher, Supply Chain and Technology Strategist
Moritz Tölke, Technical Manager, Smart Freight Centre
Serge Schamschula, Senior Partner Manager, Transporeon

15:00 – 15:45

Finding our Way to #NetZero

Join us for a shared discussion on finding creative solutions to improve supply chain sustainability for all. 

Panel:

Sylwia Mistrzak, Group Transport Manager, BA Glass
Mariusz Marek, Sales Director, ABC Czepczyński 
Fernando Liesa, Secretary General, ALICE 
Martin Freinatis, IT Project Manager, Transporeon 


DAY THREE — MONDAY 21 JUNE

Platform Insights

13:00 – 13:45

Coffee Talk: Unlocking Efficiency & Profitability

We’ll share updates on key innovations guaranteed to help you become more efficient, including: 

  • Carrier Trust Center
  • Fleet Viewer by Sixfold
  • RTV Quota & Truck Allocation
  • eCMR
  • Transporeon Insights

Join us for a product introduction as well as a live Q&A.

Speakers:

Thomas Einsiedler, Chief Product Officer, Transporeon
Jesper Bennike, Executive Director, Sixfold
Nikolay Pargov, Executive Director Freight Procurement & Audit, Transporeon

14:00 – 14:45

Building a Successful Carrier Business Strategy

Learn how to optimize your business plans with the latest data and analytics. We’ll cover how to formulate a plan, where to invest, and what technologies to focus on. Join our panel for a Q&A to ask questions on how to increase your revenue and profits. 

Panel:

Xavier Bour, Global Ground+Rail Product Leader, CEVA Logistics
Martynas Sarapinas, Chief Information Officer, Girteka Logistics 
Andrea Condotta, Public Affairs & Innovation Manager, GRUBER Logistics
Serge Schamschula, Senior Partner Manager, Transporeon

15:00 – 16:30

Product Demos

Join us for a series of live product demos, with lots of time for questions. Each demo will last 15 minutes. 

  • Carrier Premium Account
  • Carrier Trust Center
  • eCMR
  • Carrier Interfaces
  • Best Carrier
  • Transporeon Insights

Speakers:

Anne-Lisa Hartmann, Head of Customer Care, Transporeon
Thomas Einsiedler, Chief Product Officer, Transporeon
Rob Fleuren, Business Consultant, Transporeon
Joanna Gancarczyk-Ptok, Head of Customer Services, Transporeon 
Nikolay Pargov, Executive Director Freight Procurement & Audit, Transporeon

16:30 – 16:45

Intelligent Freight Forwarding

Forwarders work with huge numbers of subcontractors, which means increased complexity. Learn how you can save time and find the right Carriers at the best price using Artificial Intelligence and automation. 

Speakers:

Lupo Westerhuis, Product Manager Forwarding, Transporeon
Jonah McIntire, Chief Executive Office, TNX Logistics


DAY FOUR — TUESDAY 22 JUNE

Visibility in Focus

14:00 – 14:45

Coffee Talk: How Real-Time Visibility Changes Everything

The introduction of Real-Time Visibility is a complete game changer throughout the supply chain. First movers will be rewarded, and late adopters risk being outpaced by competitors. Learn how to take advantage of this technology with best practices from both Carriers and Shippers.

Speakers:

André Pieske, Senior Manager, Carrier Management Europe, CHEP
Karol Mendrela, Sales Manager, BIPA Paletten GmbH & Co. KG
Alexander Leidinger, Business Consulting & Customer Success Management, Sixfold

14:45 – 15:00

Digital driver communication without (yet another) app

Speaker:

Dr. Hendrik Rosenboom, Founder & CEO, ZeKju

15:00–15:15

Visibility Demo

Join us for an interactive product demo of:

  • OVD
  • Fleetviewer
  • Driver Communication

Speaker:

Christina Schachner, Product Specialist, Sixfold


DAY FIVE — WEDNESDAY 23 JUNE

Shaping the Future

15:00 – 15:30

Keynote: Exponential Logistics

By 2023, the global logistics market will be worth $15.5tn with 92.1bn tonnes of goods being handled. Today, European logistics companies are taking advantage of data science, AI, Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, new transportation modes, and sustainability initiatives.  

Nikolas will look at where we are today, the signals that will change the world and our trajectory to 2030 and beyond. 

Speaker: 

Nikolas Badminton, Chief Futurist and Think Tank leader at Futurist.com

15:30 – 16:15

Carrier Award Ceremony

We will present the finalists from our first annual Top Carrier Award and announce the winners.

Speakers:

Stephan Sieber, Chief Executive Officer, Transporeon
Jesper Bennike, Executive Director, Sixfold
Serge Schamschula, Senior Partner Manager, Transporeon

 

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