The Dates of the Supply Chain and Logistics Summit Asia Have Now Been Set for 8th -9th January 2013

“Well organized event and definitely a good platform to acquire knowledge and learning, also excellent opportunity to network across different industries.”
Goh Theng Lai, Executive Director, Supply Chain, Dell Global Business Center

Online PR News – 14-June-2012 – Singapore – The Supply Chain and Logistics Summit Asia (SCL Asia) 2013 will take place on 8th – 9th January 2013 in Singapore. Over 150 supply chain and logistics professionals will attend the summit to share the latest industry knowledge as well as networking opportunities.

Now, it’s in 2nd year, Supply Chain and Logistics Summit Asia 2013 participants will learn how to capitalize on Asia’s exponential growth rate, gaining key expertise on the most lucrative opportunities for business success and how to successfully enter new markets, or profit by optimizing their existing Asian supply base whilst pre-empting and protecting the business in a high risk environment.

Highlights of This Year’s Program
• Crisis management and prevention vis-à-vis unstable markets and environmental factors in the region (delete)
• Demand planning
• Inventory optimization
• Supply chain infrastructure investments
• Global supply chain integration and international trade
• Supply chain security and the costs of logistics

Event Format

The Supply Chain and Logistics Summit Asia 2013 provides:

• Keynote Presentations that offer attendees insight into the major challenges facing the supply chain and logistics executives in China, India, ASEAN region, Japan and Korea
• Workshops with interactive participation, specialist advice and Q&A sessions
• Pre-arranged one-to-one Business Meetings with fellow delegates and leading suppliers to ensure your networking time is spent proactively
• 25+ industry Expert Speakers eager to share their knowledge and predictions
This year’s multi-streamed sessions include:
Achieving S&OP Planning Success
• Implementing the most effective 5 step S&OP Process

Disaster Recovery and Supply Chain Resilience amid Environmental Catastrophes and Economic Uncertainty
• Ensuring crisis management, supply chain agility and recovery vis-a-vis environmental catastrophies and financial uncertainty

Achieving Forecasting Accuracy in Increasingly Unpredictable Markets
• Reaching a true understanding of the market dynamics from consumer to buyer and building this understanding into a reliable forecasting strategy

Ensuring Accurate Demand Forecasting Despite Intense Market Volatility
• Creating foolproof demand forecasting with enhanced S&OP strategies
Securing Cheaper Cost Centers in Asia
• Mitigating China's rising labor costs and driving cost reduction with alternative sourcing strategies in Indonesia, Thailand and beyond

This year’s confirmed SCL Asia speakers include:
• Kalpesh Pathak, Assistant Vice President - Corporate Supply Chain, Fiat, India
• Daryll Mascarenhas, General Manager Supply Chain, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, India
• Rajesh Pednekar, Head of Distribution, Pfizer, India
• Raymond Chai, Supply Chain Director, K&B Asia Pacific, Kohler , China
• Robert Ware, VP Supply Chain Logistics, Applied Materials, Singapore
• Atul Grover, Head of Logistics and Purchasing, Dow Chemicals, India
• Mehran Ravenpay, Executive Director, Global Supply Chain and Logistics, Dell, Singapore

To see the full list of speakers please visit
Event Facts and Figures
• Supply Chain and Logistics Summit Asia 2013 is a two day event
• SCL Asia 2013 is taking place on 8th – 9th January 2013 in Singapore
• Over 150 supply chain and logistics industry experts will be in attendance
• Two sessions of pre-arranged one-to-one meetings will take place on day one and two
• For more information visit or call +44 (0)20 7202 7690 or +65 6521 2941

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