International VDI Conference - Smart Last Mile Delivery Urban Logistics Concepts of the Future
- Engage in discussions with renowned representatives from industry, science and politics.
- Exchange ideas and experiences with international experts.
- Take part in the think box session with start-ups, EU projects and new business ideas
- Learn about current best practice examples.
The international Smart Last Mile Delivery conference will familiarize you with current solutions for the impending gridlock threatening urban areas. Find out more about the nature of the problems in an interactive way with inspiring discussions at this conference.
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Planning for Urban Logistics – Practical solutions and long-term policy
Author: Ian Wainwright, Director Future City Logistics
The problem is becoming more acute even in Germany: inner-city areas are being clogged up by a glut of online package deliveries. And rising population density and increasing restrictions on space are exacerbating the issue further. The Smart Last Mile Delivery conference faces these challenges head on and considers innovative, smart and international solutions (Urban Logistic Solutions).
These are the themes of the conference:
- New business Models - Gaining value Tomorrow
- Thinkbox: Setting the Scenes of Future LogisticsSolution Concepts – How to tackle Gridlocks
- Policy, Planning, Interests and Roles - International Cases and Best Practices
- Solution Concepts from different industries
- Panel Discussion
- Solution Concepts of different Industries
Use the evening get-together to maintain and expand your professional network.
Program of the Conference
Registration & welcome coffee
Chair’s welcome and opening address
Horst Manner-Romberg, Managing Director, MRU GmbH, Germany
I. New Business Models – Gain Value Tomorrow
Setting the Scene of Future Logistics
Optimisation of the last Mile with a click & collect Locker
Gunnar Anger, Managing Director, Parcellock GmbH, Germany
New Mobility Services: Multi-tasking Trips to reduce Congestion and maximise Efficiency
Timothy Durant, Senior International Project Officer, Vectos, UK
How the AI can improve my Field Operations
Xavier Ruiz Royo, Route Success Officer, Smartmonkey, Spain
Transforming Parkings into multimodal intelligent Mobility Hubs
Marek Stawinski, CEO, Co-author: Iwona Skowronek, CXO, both: NaviParking Sp. z o.o., Poland
RULS - Realtime urban logistic System
Mathias Thomas, CEO, Dr. Thomas + Partner GmbH, Germany
Networking & coffee break
Tackling the urban Logistics Challenges – An evolutionary Approach
Markus Ziegler, Division Manager, pakadoo, LGI Logistics Group, Germany
Digitalisation and the Supply Chain of the Future
Sebastian Steinhauser, Managing Director & Founder, Parcelly, UK
II. Solution concepts – How to tackle Gridlocks
E-Mobility for the last Mile
How Location based Services enable new Delivery Experiences
Christoph Herzig, Director Product Maagement, HERE Technologies, Germany
Zity: The greenest last Mile
David del Rio Vilas, Ferrovial, Alejandro Astibia Bruno, Innovation Manager, Ferrovial Services, Marino Caballero Izquierdo, Business Development Manager, Zity, Spain
Using delivery Robots on the last Mile
Hendrik Albers, Regional Business Manager von der Starship Technologies GmbH, Germany
At the end of the first conference day we kindly invite you to use the relaxed and informal atmosphere for in-depth conversations with other participants and speakers.
III. Policy, Planning, Interests and Roles - International Cases and Best Practices
Chair’s welcome and opening address
Dr. Gerhard Nowak, Managing Director, PwC Strategy & Partner, Germany
The Efficiency Pitfall – Can we afford green Logistics?
Martin Posset, Innovation & Policy, thinkport Vienna, Austria
Planning for Urban Logistics – Practical Solutions and long-term Policy
Ian Wainwright, Director and Independent Consultant, Future City Logistics, UK
Smart last Mile Deliveries in Gothenburg
Michelle Coldrey, Project Manager, The Urban Transport Administration, The City of Gothenburg, Sweden
Networking & coffee break
Urban Logistics Plan in Brussels Capital Region
Marianne Thys, Head of Freight Cell, Bruxelles Mobilité, Brussels
Sustainable urban Logistics Plan in functional urban Areas: Lessons from the SUPLiTER Project
Giuseppe Luppino, Senior Project Manager, Elenora Tu, Institute for Transport and Logistics, Italy
Smart Santander: Innovating in the urban Ecosystem
Luis Muñoz, Professor, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Who will be the mayor Players? What Interests do these Players have? Who will set the Rules? What are the next Steps?
Moderator: Nomo Braun, Principal Public Management, agiplan, Germany
Edwin Merman, Senior advisor international affairs, Province of Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands
Markus Schmermund, Vice President Intralogistics Solutions LMH EMEA, Linde Material Handling GmbH, Germany
Martin Posset, Innovation & Policy, thinkport VIENNA, smart urban logistics lab
Gerd Seber, Group Manager Sustainability & Innovation, DPD Deutschland GmbH
Frank Weber, National Director, Jones Lang LaSalle SE, Germany
IV. Solution concepts from different industries
Smart intralogistics Solutions for last Mile Challenges
Thomas Kaiser, Sales Management Market Sector Food Retail, SSI Schäfer, Germany
Smart last Mile Solutions from a CEP Provider’s Point of View
Gerd Seber, Group Manager Sustainability & Innovation, DPD Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Autonomous Machines in Logistics
Pedro Faria, Business Manager of AKKA Research Benelux, AKKA Technologies, Belgium
Conference chair’s closing remarks
End of conference
Who should take part
The conference is aimed at:
- Producers of last mile delivery vehicles
- OEMs and suppliers of commercial vehicles
- Users of last mile delivery vehicles
- Couriers, Express & Pacrcel delivery service providers
- Intralogistics solution providers
- End users (e-commerce, retail, fast moving consumer goods…)
- Public sector
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You’d like to update your knowledge and find out more about Last Mile Delivery? You want to exchange ideas and information with international experts to prevent the impending gridlock in inner-city areas? Then book your space at the Smart Last Mile Delivery conference now.
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