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EDX 2015: Retail Logistics focus


On 25 and 26 March the first ever eDelivery Expo (EDX 2015) takes place at the Birmingham NEC.
Between now and then, we’ll be running a series of updates and items on EDX, featuring some of the eight conferences, 16 workshops, 20 expert eCommerce clinics, and more than 150 speakers from the retail sector. We think EDX 2015 will be the must-visit event of the year for multichannel logistics and operations professionals, and we would love to see you there.

Day Two will of EDX 2015 will be themed Retail Logistics.

Intense migration to online shopping is forcing retailers to restructure internal operations and relationships with customers and suppliers in order to achieve supply chain effectiveness.

Retail Logistics will examine how the rapid growth of online retail is impacting traditional infrastructures revealing new approaches for achieving efficiency, responsiveness and agility.

This is an opportunity to hear how leading retailers are getting to grips with new technologies and operational strategies designed to meet new customer demands and, by doing so, creating fit-for-future retail supply chains.

Key topics will include: omni-channel, international growth and delivery, big data, sourcing, returns management and supplier collaboration.

Although it may be subject to change between now and 26 March, here is the schedule for Day Two of EDX 2015:

10:35 – Opening Keynote Address: Automation in a D2C, Omni-channel World – John Munnelly, Head of Operations – Magna Park Campus, John Lewis Partnership

11:10 – Flexing your Fufillment and Delivery Systems to Prepare for Seasonal Peaks and Troughs – Guy Meisl, Head of European Distribution, Deckers

11:45 – Top Tips for Establishing Greater Transparency for an End-to-End Supply Chain – Paul Miller, Director of In-bound Logistics, Shop Direct

12.30 – Sponsor Case Study

13:05 – Panel Discussion: Supplier Collaboration – the good, the bad and the ugly – Chair: Sean Fleming, Editor,

13:50 – Multi-Channel Returns Management – turning a logistical challenge into a commercial opportunity – Jonathan Gorst, Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Business School & Vice Chair, Chartered Institute of Logistics

15:00 – Closing Keynote Address: Best Practice Logistics for a Fit for Future Supply Chain

Register free today for EDX 2015 here. We look forward to seeing you there.

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