LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT’23
11th October, 2023
10:00 am – 05:00 pm
The Chancery Pavilion, Bangalore
In today’s competitive business landscape, effective logistics and supply chain management play a crucial role in the success of small businesses. This event aims to provide small business owners and entrepreneurs with valuable insights and practical strategies to optimize their logistics and supply chain processes, reduce costs, enhance customer satisfaction, and drive overall business growth.
09.30 am – 10.00 am I Venue Registration & Welcome Tea/Coffee
10.00 am – 10.05 am I Welcome Note
10.05 am – 10.25 am I Session 1: Opening Keynote Address
Introduction to the importance of logistics and supply chain management for small businesses. Key challenges faced by small businesses in managing their logistics processes.
10.25 am – 10.45 am I Session 1: SME’s World of Logistics
Overview of logistics and supply chain management and their importance for small businesses. Key challenges faced by small businesses in managing logistics and supply chains effectively.
10.45 am – 11.15 am I Session 2: Building an Efficient Supply Chain Strategy
Developing a supply chain strategy aligned with business goals. Supplier selection and relationship management. Inventory management and demand forecasting for small businesses.
11.15 am – 11.45 am I Session 3: SaaS-based Cost Effective Technology Solutions for SME Logistics
Utilizing technology to streamline logistics processes. Introduction to transportation management systems (TMS) and warehouse management systems (WMS). These solutions can help streamline operations, improve efficiency, and enhance customer satisfaction.
11.45 am – 12.15 pm I Session 4: Last-Mile Delivery and Customer Satisfaction
Strategies for optimizing last-mile delivery for small businesses. Importance of communication and tracking in ensuring customer satisfaction. Balancing speed, cost, and quality in delivery services.
12.15 pm – 1.00 pm I Session 5: PANEL DISCUSSION: Cost-Effective Supply Chain Management
Managing logistics costs and budget constraints for small businesses. Implementing cost-saving measures without compromising quality. Case studies of successful cost optimization in supply chain management.
1.00 pm – 1.50 pm Lunch Break: Networking and Lunch – Expo Networking
1.50 pm – 2.20 pm I Session 6: Sustainability and Green Logistics
Integrating sustainability principles into supply chain management. Green logistics practices for reducing environmental impact. Benefits of sustainable supply chain management for small businesses. Why needed and how it will have a role in the future? Can negligence on sustainability impact SME logistics?
2.20 pm – 2.45 pm I Session 7: PANEL DISCUSSION: Overcoming Logistics Challenges
Open discussion on common logistics challenges faced by small businesses. Sharing of real-world experiences, solutions, and best practices.
2.45 pm – 3.15 pm I Session 8 I Future Trends in Logistics and Supply Chain
Emerging trends in logistics, such as automation, AI, and blockchain. How small businesses can prepare for and benefit from these trends?
3.15 pm – 3.30 pm I Session 9 I Warehousing and Distribution Efficiency
Designing an efficient warehouse layout. Picking, packing, and shipping best practices. Last-mile delivery solutions for small businesses. Optimization in distribution model/alignment of distribution channel, warehousing, and organization vision.
3.30 pm – 5.00 pm I Closing Note / ONDC Onboarding Session / Expo & Networking Note: This is a general outline and can be customized based on the specific goals and objectives, as well as the expertise of our speakers.
This event is only for SME Business owners and they can attend for FREE – SME Business Owner, Founder, Co-founder, Partner, MDs, and CEO heads of the Companies.
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