3rd SCLF 2014

CBS and TCS invites you to an exiting event on “Increased Customer Value through better Supply Chain Management“ with executive speakers from Danfoss A/S and GN Resound A/S, academic inspiration on measuring customer value and finally nomination and awards to the best SCM thesis and business projects in 2014.

Where: Ovnhallen, Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg
When: 2nd September 2014, 13.00 – 17.45

Many companies have not yet seen the huge potential in leveraging their supply chain capabilities in order to increase customer satisfaction and boosted customer value. The way how customers perceive products and services are derived to a high extent from supply chain  practices. Only companies which drive their supply chains in smart  and innovative ways will be able to serve their customers with great satisfaction and achieve a competitive advantage through elevated customer value.

TODAY’S AGENDA

13.00 – 14.00 Registration, networking, exhibitors visits and chance to quiz to win the an iPad
Please arrive in good time, visit the various booths for key supply chain vendors and meet friends and colleagues within supply chain management. Also participate in our supply chain quiz to win an iPad.

14.00 – 14.10 Opening of the conference and virtual voting and first iPad give-away
by Kim Sundtoft Hald, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Program Director HD-SCM at CBS and Henrik Knak, conference chairman and Director, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence at TCS.

14.10-14.30 Measuring value and value creation potential in industrial markets
How can firms’ measure value creation potential in their supply networks. Hear about latest research and cases. Participate in the interaction and data collection, use your clickers and get to know the trends and co-audience practices.
by Kim Sundtoft Hald, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Program Director HD-SCM at CBS

14.30 – 15.15 Perfect customer service through innovative supply chain & product design
By innovating and aligning the global distribution and supply chain setup with a product variant configuration approach, modular product design and modern customer ordering processes Danfoss has succeeded in obtaining short time to market for new products, short customer lead time and high customer service levels. Morten and Søren will introduce us to the principles behind this inspiring and holistic solution and provide a linkage to the overall strategic plans of reducing complexity and improve customer experiences across all Danfoss business segments.
by Morten Knudsen, VP Global Operations, and Søren Gotfredsen, Admiral DBS Supply Chain, Danfoss A/S

15.15-15.30 Award: Best HD-SCM Business Project 2014
Best CBS HD-SCM Business Project will be nominated based on achieved academic grade and relevance to business leaders. The students will present their key results from each thesis and the Best CBS HD-SCM Business Project award 2014 will be given to the HD-SCM student who best delivers a project that fulfils a number of predefined criteria, all focusing on relevant business viewpoints. GS1 is sponsor of the Best CBS HD-SCM Business Project award 2014 worth 5.000 kr.
by Lars Kyed, CEO at GS1 Denmark

15.30 – 16.00 Break, snacks and networking

16.00-16.45 Creating competitive advantages through innovative supply chain solutions
GN ReSound was awarded the Danish Logistics Award 2013 due to a significant improvement in its financial performance from implementing innovative logistics solutions. The new setup has provided GN Resound with competitive advantages e.g. short lead-times, consistent delivery performance and a lower cost structure. Thomas Lundstrøm will give an introduction to the journey toward creating competitive advantages from the supply chain.
by Thomas Stig Lundstrøm, Vice President for Global Supply Chain at GN ReSound

16.45-17.00 Award: Best HD-SCM Thesis 2014
Best CBS HD-SCM Thesis will be similarly nominated based on achieved academic grade and relevance to business leaders. The students will present their key results from each thesis and the Best CBS HD-SCM Thesis award 2014 will be given to the HD-SCM graduate who best delivers a thesis that fulfils a number of predefined criteria, all focusing on relevant business viewpoints. TCS is sponsor of the Best CBS HD-SCM Thesis award 2014 worth 10.000 kr. by Kathiravan Palaniappan, Country Manager at Tata Consultancy Services.

17.00-17.45 Drinks, sandwiches, networking and second iPad give-away
After all the inspirational presentations and award show participants are invited fro drinks and sandwiches while networking, discussing experiences and key takeaway points from the conference and visiting booths, before final departure approximately 18.00.

Please read more here and sign up for the event -> http://www.conferencemanager.dk/SCLF14

We look forward to bid you welcome!
On behalf of CBS HD-SCM, TCS, speakers, nominated students and sponsors

Kim Sundtoft Hald and Henrik Knak