Northern LEAD Logistics Day 2012

The Northern LEAD Logistics Centre invites you to the Logistics Day 2012 on December 11th.

The topic of the day is globalization and together with Northern LEAD experts we will discuss the challenges of globalisation on material supply, customization, information technology and international rules of air and maritime law.

Chairman of the day is professor Martin Christopher, known for his development of new thinking in logistics and supply chain management. Do not miss the chance to learn more about to adapt to the changing global environment.
13:00 - 13:15 Introduction - Assoc. Professor Dan Andersson, Director Northern LEAD
13:15-13:45 Leading or following big trends and challenges – are you ready to Tango?
Professor Arni Halldorsson identifies and discusses a set of trends and challenges related to for example energy conservation, supply chain disruption, and social media.
13:45-14:15 How does globalisation affect material supply?
Dr Anna Fredriksson talks about the opportunities and consequences of sourcing from a distant supplier.
14:15-14:45 Professor Martin Christopher summarises and discusses the previous sessions.
14:45-15:15 Coffee break.
15:15-15:45 Freight transport sustainability – implications arising from global urbanization.
Dr Sönke Behrends talks about the challenges and possibilities of urban transport to master the trade off between efficient logistics and environmental impact against the background of ever increasing transport volumes.
15:45-16:15 International Conventions – International Organizations in Aviation and Maritime Transportation.
Professor Lars Göran Malmberg talks about success and failures of aviation and maritime transportation on the global arena.
16:15-16:45 Professor Martin Christopher summarises and discusses the previous sessions.
16:45-17:00 Concluding remarks - Assoc. Professor Dan Andersson, Director Northern LEAD.
Event location: Vasa A, Vera Sandbergs allé 9, Chalmers, Gothenburg

Published: Fri 09 Nov 2012. Modified: Fri 23 Nov 2012