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 a first 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

14 March 2019, Brussels Campus (Lecture Rooms 1 & 2)
Logistics in the era of Artificial Intelligence – Revolution or evolution?
By Prof Robert Boute (Vlerick Business School) & Joren Gijsbrechts (KUL)

Preview

Supply chains will evolve towards one eco-system, known as the “Physical Internet”, where freight is shipped like e-mail traffic: making use of smart algorithms and the network of networks. Companies like Amazon already make extensive use of Artificial Intelligence to optimize their logistics networks – also for us it provides opportunities to improve the efficiency and sustainability of our supply chains.

 

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