Supply Chain Network 2019

Category: Corporate Events

The Supply Chain Network offers keynote speeches either focusing on recent supply chain research, a successful supply chain project or a recent book in this area. It is an ideal way to stay informed about the latest developments in Supply Chain Management and a great opportunity to grow your network by meeting your peers, current students, alumni, and our Vlerick faculty.

For 2019, we have again selected another inspiring keynote session on a hot topic in the logistics and supply chain management field. Our activities are free of charge, but subscription is required. More keynote sessions will be added soon!

Agenda

19h00 – 19h30     Welcoming drink and sandwiches
19h30 – 20h30     Keynote speech
20h30 – 21h00     Q&A
21h00                  Closing drink

Programme

9 May 2019, Brussels Campus (Lecture Rooms 1 & 2)
Predictive analytics to optimise the rail freight supply chain
By Frederick Ronse (Ovinto) & Tim Mertens (Evonik)

Preview

Rail cargo emits 9 times less CO2 than comparable road transport. An increase of 4% extra via rail freight would imply 9% less road transport, and hence would have a considerable impact on dealing with the congestion and mobility problems. Getting rail and intermodal freight more efficient, deserves consequently focus. A digital approach to optimise the rail and intermodal freight supply chain, can contribute to make this shift.

 

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