The Logistics & Supply Chain Conference will take place in Bangkok on 10-11-12 of July 2024, bringing together a wide range of industry stakeholders to discuss opportunities and innovations in this essential sector.

Delegates will hear from thought leaders and experts in the field, and gain a better understanding of industry trends, perspectives, and best practices. Networking opportunities and more are also on offer.

Day 1 : 10 July 2024
9:00 - 10:00 hrs Event Registration
10:00-11:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Overview of current trends and challenges in logistics and supply chain management.
  • What are the key trends shaping the current landscape of logistics and supply chain management?
  • In the face of globalization, what challenges do businesses face in terms of managing international logistics and supply chains?
  • How have recent global events, such as the pandemic, affected the resilience and adaptability of supply chains?
  • How can companies balance the need for efficiency with the increasing importance of sustainability in supply chain operations?
  • From a regulatory perspective, what challenges and opportunities do companies face in ensuring compliance and risk management in their supply chains?
11:00-12:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Navigating Future Trends in Warehouse Infrastructure Development
  • What emerging technologies are shaping the design and functionality of warehouses, and how are they improving operational efficiency?
  • How can warehouse operators leverage automation, robotics, and AI to enhance productivity and reduce operational costs?
  • How are warehouse developers addressing the need for flexibility and scalability in their designs to accommodate changing business requirements?
  • In the context of supply chain disruptions, what strategies and technologies can warehouses implement to enhance resilience and adaptability?
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-14:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Transformative Technologies in Automation and Material Handling
  • What recent advancements in automation technologies have had the most significant impact on material handling processes, and how are they reshaping industry standards?
  • How can artificial intelligence and machine learning be leveraged to enhance decision- making and optimize material handling operations?
  • With the increasing adoption of robotics, what challenges and opportunities arise in integrating autonomous systems into existing material handling workflows?
  • How are companies using data analytics to gain insights into their material handling processes and identify areas for improvement or optimization?
  • In the realm of warehouse management systems (WMS), what key features and capabilities are driving efficiency and accuracy in material handling?
14:00-15:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Future-Proofing Transport & Logistics: Trends and Insights
  • What are the key trends shaping the future of transport and logistics, and how can companies prepare for these changes?
  • In the context of urbanization, how are transportation and logistics adapting to meet the unique challenges and opportunities in urban environments?
  • How can data analytics and real-time tracking enhance visibility and efficiency in transportation and logistics operations?
  • Are there regulatory challenges or opportunities that companies need to consider in their efforts to future-proof their transport and logistics strategies?
  • How can companies balance the need for automation and digitalization with workforce considerations in the transport and logistics sector?
Day 2 : 11 July 2024
09:00 - 10:00 hrs Event Registration
10:00-11:00 hrs Panel Discussion: Optimization Strategies for Efficient Transport Management
  • What are the primary challenges in transport management today, and how can optimization strategies address these challenges?
  • How can route optimization and planning contribute to cost reduction and improved efficiency in transport operations?
  • What role does automation play in streamlining transport management, and what are the considerations in implementing automated systems?
  • In the era of e-commerce, how are companies adapting their transport management strategies to meet the demands of fast and flexible deliveries?
  • Are there specific challenges or opportunities in optimizing transport management in different regions or across international borders?
11:00-12:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Navigating Automation in Logistics - A Grand Opportunity with Greater Uncertainty
  • How do you perceive the current state of automation adoption in logistics, and what are the driving factors behind this trend?
  • With the implementation of automation, what opportunities arise for businesses in terms of cost savings, efficiency, and improved customer experiences?
  • In the face of automation, what are the primary concerns or uncertainties that companies need to navigate in the logistics sector?
  • How can companies leverage data and analytics in conjunction with automation to make more informed decisions in logistics planning and execution?
  • How can smaller logistics players or businesses with limited resources navigate the transition to automation without being overshadowed by larger competitors?
12:00-13:00 hrs Lunch Break
13:00-14:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Streamlining Warehouses with Automation - Minimizing Disruptions in Your Operations.
  • What are the key benefits of introducing automation into warehouse operations, and how can it contribute to minimizing disruptions?
  • In the process of implementing warehouse automation, what are the common challenges that companies might face, and how can they mitigate potential disruptions?
  • How can companies determine the right balance between human and automated workforce to optimize warehouse efficiency and minimize disruptions?
  • What role does employee training and upskilling play in the successful deployment of warehouse automation, and how can companies address workforce concerns during this transition?
  • In the context of supply chain disruptions, how can a well-automated warehouse serve as a resilience factor in maintaining continuous operations?
14:00-15:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Paving the Way for Sustainable Transport - Strategic Planning and Design for Inclusive Transportation and Logistics Systems.
  • How can companies integrate sustainability into their strategic planning for transportation and logistics, and what are the key considerations in the design of sustainable systems?
  • With the focus on environmental impact, how can the transportation and logistics industry contribute to carbon reduction goals and promote eco-friendly practices?
  • What role does technology play in promoting sustainability in transportation and logistics, and how can innovations contribute to more eco-friendly operations?
  • In terms of supply chain transparency, how can companies ensure that sustainable practices are upheld throughout the entire transportation and logistics process?
  • How can companies measure and communicate the success of their sustainability initiatives in transportation and logistics, and what role does public awareness play in driving positive change?
Day 3 : 12 July 2024
09:00-10:00 hrs Event Registration
10:00 - 11:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Exploring the Utilization of Data to Enhance AI Capacities in the Logistics Industry.
  • How is data currently being utilized in the logistics industry, and what role does it play in enhancing the capacities of AI systems?
  • What challenges do companies face in terms of data privacy and security when integrating AI into their logistics operations, and how can these challenges be addressed?
  • With the increasing volume of data generated in logistics, how can companies effectively manage, process, and derive meaningful insights from large datasets to optimize their
  • operations?
  • What are the potential benefits and risks associated with the integration of AI in logistics, and how can companies navigate these to ensure successful implementation?
  • How can AI be applied to predictive analytics in logistics, such as demand forecasting, route optimization, and inventory management, to improve overall supply chain performance?
11:00-12:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Warehouse Efficiency: Economical Approaches to Storage Optimization.
  • What are the key factors influencing warehouse storage efficiency, and how can companies prioritize them to achieve cost-effective solutions?
  • In the context of space utilization, what strategies and technologies can warehouses employ to maximize storage capacity without compromising accessibility?
  • What role does technology, such as automation and robotics, play in economical storage optimization, and what is the return on investment for such technologies?
  • How can companies effectively manage seasonal fluctuations in inventory and demand while maintaining an economically viable storage solution?
  • What collaborative approaches can companies take with suppliers, logistics partners, and technology providers to enhance warehouse storage efficiency while minimizing costs?
12:00-13:00 hrs Lunch Break
13:00-14:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Revolutionizing Logistics: Delving into the Impact of Automation and Innovation.
  • How has automation and innovation revolutionized traditional logistics practices, and what are the key drivers behind this transformation?
  • With the rise of autonomous vehicles and drones, what challenges and opportunities do companies face in integrating these technologies into their logistics networks?
  • Are there specific industries or sectors where the impact of automation and innovation in logistics is particularly pronounced, and what lessons can be learned from these cases?
  • How can small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) navigate the adopt
  • ion of automation and innovation in logistics, considering potential resource constraints?
  • What measures should companies take to address cybersecurity concerns associated with the increased connectivity and digitalization in logistics operations?
14:00-15:00 hrs Panel Discussion : Seamless Borders: Decoding Cross-Border Logistics in Southeast Asia through the Lens of Thailand
  • How can Southeast Asian countries, including Thailand, work towards harmonizing customs regulations to facilitate smoother cross-border trade?
  • What are the current infrastructure challenges faced in cross-border logistics, and how can Thailand lead collaborative efforts to address and overcome these challenges?
  • Given recent global disruptions, how can Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations enhance supply chain resilience in the face of unforeseen challenges?
  • What emerging trends in cross-border logistics, whether technological or regulatory, should businesses operating in or through Thailand be mindful of in the coming years?