A Sneak Preview of Tomorrow’s Supply Chains

Kühne Logistics University

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Past event — 11 May 2017

Kühne Logistics University
Grosser Grasbrook 17, 20457 Hamburg

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Triggered by the digital transformation, supply chain management is at the edge of a new era. Innovative technology concepts, new competence requirements, and new business models are just some aspects that drive the change. But what do tomorrow’s supply chains look like? What are the most important trends and technologies to look for? Together with renowned guest speakers, KLU invites interested students and professionals from logistics and supply chain management for a sneak preview of tomorrow’s supply chains.
This event is organized together with the BVL regional group of Hamburg and is open to all interested practitioners and students. Please register here.

17:00 - 17:15 UhrWelcome and Introduction
Prof. Dr. Thomas Strothotte, Kühne Logistics University
President and Managing Director

Frank Münch, Regional speaker of BVL Hamburg

17:15 - 17:45 UhrTrends and Strategies for Tomorrow’s Supply Chains
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Kersten, Director of the Institute of Business Logistics and General Management, Hamburg University of Technology
17:45 - 18:15 UhrThe Customer Benefits of Supply Chain 4.0
Prof. Dr. Kai Hoberg, Associate Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Strategy, Kühne Logistics University
18:15 - 18:45 UhrSupply Chain Powered by Blockchain
Oliver Weisshuhn, Business Development Executive Travel & Transport, Industry Solution Sales / Account Management, IBM Sales & Distribution
18:45 - 19:15 UhrPanel Discussion: “How to Separate Hype from Reality?”
19:15 - 21:00 UhrGet Together with Snacks and Drinks



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Prof. Dr. Moritz Petersen

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Practice, Co-Director Center for Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains