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Materials Handling Middle East - Scalex
3 - 5 September, 2019 Dubai, UAE Visitor Registration

About Scalex

The face of the supply chain & logistics framework in the Middle East is gradually shifting as the region starts embracing digitization and cutting edge technologies including Ai, big data and robotics to improve efficiencies in business.

This years’ forum will be centered around this very dialogue: Is the Middle East ready for this shift, and how can the region embrace these technologies?

Join key stakeholders within supply chain and logistics on 3 – 4 September to explore four major themes; Innovation, cold chain management, the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment and the future of retail, as we delve into what is next for the region.

Sponsor

Intra Logistic Solution

Content Partner

Intra Logistic Solution

Who should attend?

Scalex is specially designed to benefit VPs, Directors, Heads and Senior Managers from:

Departments:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics and Distribution
  • Operations
  • Warehousing, Inventory and Stock Control
  • Trade, Customs and Compliance
  • E-Commerce
  • Omni-Channel
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • Manufacturing
  • Forecast and Planning
  • Shipping and Transportation
  • Replenishment
  • Fulfilment
  • Procurement, Sourcing and Purchasing
  • Other related departments

Industries / Sectors:

  • Airports, Roadways and Seaports
  • FMCG
  • Consumer Goods and Durables
  • Electronics and Information Technology
  • E-commerce and Online Trading
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products
  • Construction
  • Industrial and Heavy Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Solution Providers
  • Warehouse Solution Providers
  • Other related industries

Confirmed speakers

Sean Dennis

Sean Dennis

Founder, SeaFood Souq

Shailen Shukla

Shailen Shukla

Logistics Head, Jumbo Electronics

Alessio Miano

Alessio Miano

Logistics Manager, IKEA Dubai

Hassan Jamaleddine

Hassan Jamaleddine

Head of Supply chain, Newbridge Pharmaceuticals

Kunal Gupta

Kunal Gupta

Director of Supply chain, Bateel International

Atif Rafiq

Atif Rafiq

CEO & Cofounder, Qafila

Noor Alnahhas

Noor Alnahhas

CEO & Visionary, Nybl

Walid El Hajj

Walid El Hajj

Head of Logistic - Halal Market, BRF International

Fahad Khaled Binkhunain

Fahad Khaled Binkhunain

Consultant - supply chain, Abana Enterprises Group

Waqas Mirza

Waqas Mirza

CEO, Avanza Innovations

David Dronfield

David Dronfield

Managing Director, Intralogistics Solution

Rafael Hallenbarter

Rafael Hallenbarter

Corporate Supply chain Director, Transmed

Nishant Nair

Nishant Nair

Senior Manager, Aranca

Soumia Benturquia

Soumia Benturquia

Founder & CEO, Fodel

Tarun Solanki

Tarun Solanki

IT – Head, Global Shipping & Logistics (GSL)

Guido Böhm

Guido Böhm

Senior Manager Business Development, Dematic GmbH

Irfan Kapadia

Irfan Kapadia

Director of Procurement & Supply chain, SAP

Day one – 3rd September 2019

Session One: Supply Chain Analytics: Setting the stage for the next era in supply chain
10:00 – 10:15
Opening remarks by session chairperson
David Dronfield, Managing Director, Intralogistics Solution
10:15 – 10:40

Keynote
Supply Chain AI: what is AI and how it can help?

  • AI 101
  • How Ai can help supply chain
  • Examples of actual implementations of AI on supply chain
  • What it means for the future

Noor Alnahhas, CEO & Visionary, Nybl.

10:40 – 11:05

Presentation

Blockchain revolutionizing supply chain?

  • Viable blockchain use cases within supply chains
  • Roadblocks with its implementation
  • Where does the Middle East currently stand with block chain supply chain implementations?

Waqas Mirza, CEO, Avanza Innovations

11:05 – 11:30

Presentation

Robotic process automation, ease of transition and empowering processes

  • How ready is the ME market ready for it?
  • Managing the transitions?
  • What role do information and data play?
  • What potential does the “Internet of things” offer for logistics?

Fahad Khaled Binkhunain, Consultant - supply chain, Abana Enterprises Group, Saudi Arabia

11:30 – 12:15

Panel discussion

Is the Middle East ready to embrace the next shift of paradigm in supply chain?

The panel explores the roadblocks to the seamless implementation of digital and IoT solutions in the Middle East for a transparent, intelligent and predictive supply chain.
Kunal Gupta, Director of Supply chain, Bateel International

Atif Rafiq, CEO & Cofounder, Qafila

Noor Alnahhas, CEO & Visionary, Nybl.

Waqas Mirza, CEO, Avanza Innovations

Session Two: Supply Chain Management: Total process management in distribution
14:00 – 14:15

Opening remarks by session chairperson

David Dronfield, Managing Director, Intralogistics Solution

14:15 – 14:45

Keynote

Total process management: challenges + opportunities in UAE

Rafael Hallenbarter, Corporate Supply chain Director, Transmed

14:45 – 15:15

Presentation

Case study benchmark: Digitalizing of BRF Logistics activities & cold chain integrity

Join success stories of digitization to understand the transition journey, red flags and benefits.

Walid El Hajj, Head of Logistics - Halal Market, BRF International

15:15 – 16:00

Panel discussion

Challenges of traceability in supply chains

Hassan Jamaleddine, Head of Supply chain, Newbridge Pharmaceuticals

Sean Dennis, Founder, SeaFood Souq

Rafael Hallenbarter, Corporate Supply chain Director, Transmed

Walid El Hajj, Head of Logistics BRF International Halal Market, BRF Middle East

Day two – 4th September 2019

Session Three: Transportation and Infrastructure: Fulfilment as bottleneck and success factor
10:00 – 10:15

Opening remarks by session chairperson

David Dronfield, Managing Director, Intralogistics Solution

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote

Untangling the complexities of e-fulfillment and operation excellence

Nishant Nair, Senior Manager, Aranca

10:45 - 11:00

Presentation

The changing face of Last Mile Delivery

Soumia Benturquia, Founder & CEO, Fodel

11:00 – 11:30

Presentation

Case study benchmark: Augmented reality in Supply chain and distribution

Tarun Solanki, IT - Head, Global Shipping & Logistics (GSL)

11:30 – 12:15

Panel discussion

Managing a lean supply chain based on customer centricity

  • Enabling automation and differentiating SKUs by velocity
  • Rethinking inventory placement
  • Last mile delivery

Sravan Kotla, Senior Manager - Logistics, Noon.com

Tarun Solanki, IT - Head, Global Shipping & Logistics (GSL)

Session Four: Supply Chain Management: Future of retail
13:30 – 13:45

Opening remarks by session chairperson

David Dronfield, Managing Director, Intralogistics Solution

13:45 – 14:15

Keynote

Managing blurring boundaries: omnichannel retail strategy and its challenges for supply chain management

Shailen Shukla, Logistics Head, Jumbo Electronics

14:15 - 14:45

Presentation

From Smart to Dark – Warehouse Optimization in a changing world

Guido Böhm, Senior Manager Business Development, Dematic GmbH

14:45 – 15:15

Presentation

Ikea’s secret sauce: Human capital and supply chain

Alessio Miano , Logistics Manager, IKEA Dubai

15:15 – 15:45

Presentation

Supply chain blackhole; preparing for the unexpected and mastering predictive supply chain

•      Managing sale spikes and slumps

•      Inventory management

•      Demand planning

 

Irfan Kapadia, Director of Procurement & Supply chain, SAP

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