The Connect Europe 2024 agenda is focused on helping you and your organization uncover the strategies and solutions you need to streamline your supply chain. You will also hear from thought leaders and inspirational speakers in our general sessions.

NOTE: Sessions are presented in English at the event. Sessions are subject to change. Additional sessions will be added as they are confirmed.

Client Session

A Global Customs Approach: From “Trade to Comply” to “Comply to Trade”

Presented by Zoppas Industries

Ensuring the highest standards of integrity, business reputation, and accountability is crucial for the enhancement of business and supply chain. In this presentation, you will see a real-life example of how a multinational company deployed the e2open Restricted Partner Screening application and implemented the Export Compliance Management Program to conduct third-party due diligence to understand the business and background of their prospective business counterparties. The Trade Compliance program is instrumental in ensuring they deal with only reliable parties, enhancing a global customs approach with an overwhelming payoff.

Client Session

Safeguarding Cargo and Assets with Efficiency and Innovation

Presented by Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics division of the Etihad Aviation Group, has made significant advancements in its export control compliance by joining forces with e2open to enhance its cargo screening process over the years. Join this session to learn about their journey of continuous improvement and innovation. Additionally, you will discover how AI/ML can play a crucial role in ensuring safety, security, and compliance in the cargo and air freight industry.

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Innovation in Logistics, Process and Technology

Presented by Neele-Vat & Raben-Group

As the demand for logistic services evolves, forwarders, 3PLs, and other logistics service providers must find new ways to offer innovative solutions. Leaders in this space are adopting modern technologies and defining new ways of operating. Join industry leaders Hiltjo and Slawek as they share insights on these trends and how their respective businesses are innovating. They will also share some of the challenges they have faced in implementing these innovations and advise to overcome them.

Client Session

How Sensience Gains Value Through Consensus Demand Planning

Presented by Sensience

For over 10 years, Sensience, a global leader in advanced sensor technology, has relied on e2open Sales and Operation Planning to plan its sprawling global operations. Learn how they use consensus demand planning to align resources and stakeholders to drive business value. Discover their structured, collaborative, global process incorporating territory inputs, product lifecycle, and stakeholder feedback. Join Ron Jansen, Vice President Planning & Logistics at Sensience, to gain insights and best practices from their S&OP journey.

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How Bosch sees what the future holds in semiconductor manufacturing

Presented by Bosch

Navigating delays, changes, and quality concerns with external suppliers is challenging. Learn how Bosch is utilizing e2open’s future-hold capability to gain complete visibility from start to finish. Join Bosch process experts to hear how they transformed their fabless wafer production process.

Client Session

Goodyear Innovates Through Digital Supply Chain Planning Transformation

Presented by Goodyear

The tire industry is highly competitive and undergoing rapid changes. Goodyear has been a global leader for over a century by challenging the status quo and working smarter, not just harder. They embraced digital transformation and embarked on a journey to improve the forecasting and inventory management process to ensure the right tire in the right place and time. Join Alessandro Mantione, Capability Development and Customer Operations EMEA at Goodyear, as he provides an overview of their digital journey. He’ll share practical lessons learned and discuss what’s next on their digital transformation roadmap.

Client Session

The Real Value of a Connected Supply Chain at JLR

Presented by e2open

JLR, the creator of iconic, modern luxury brands, is well along on its digital transformation journey, known as the Connected Supply Chain. In this session, JLR’s Jonathan Leatham will describe the programme, the transformative results they’ve received, and how it supports JLR’s Reimagine corporate transformation strategy. You’ll also get a glimpse of JLR’s plans to further enhance its supply chain performance and resilience.

Client Session

Transforming a fragmented, matrixed organization through S&OP

Presented by ASSA ABLOY

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) is the cornerstone of a resilient and agile supply chain. Deploying S&OP across a globally dispersed, fragmented, siloed organization presents tremendous challenges and opportunities. Discover the strategies and insights that drive operational excellence, optimize resources, and elevate business performance. Join Danny van der Ster, VP & Head of Logistics, as he dives into S&OP at ASSA ABLOY and how it is transforming the business.

Client Session

Supply Planning Paves the Road to Customer Promises at JLR

Presented by Jaguar Land Rover

JLR’s supply chain aims to deliver the unrivalled customer experience their discerning clients expect, within an industry that provides highly complex and discreet products at volume. To this end, e2open Supply Planning serves as the Brain that enables JLR to plan, optimize, execute, and respond as a network to optimize the business plan and deliver on customer order promises. Join James DeHavillande as he discusses the challenges and complexity of supply planning in the automotive industry and provides an overview of JLR’s journey and path to value for delivery.

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How Digitalisation will Drive the Container Shipping Revolution

Presented by MSC

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), a global leader in transportation and logistics, understands the challenges and way forward for the maritime industry. In this plenary session, hear from André Simha, Global Chief Digital & Innovation Officer of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Digital Container Shipping Association, as he describes the challenges and opportunities, and the role of technology and collaboration to realise the potential of digital transformation for the future of maritime shipping.

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Confronting the Realities of Trade Challenges

Presented by RS Group & DHL

Engage with our expert panel to explore the complexities of international trade compliance. This session will address key challenges and strategies for managing global compliance, the effects of trade risks and regulatory changes on supply chains, and the importance of accurate information and risk assessments in maintaining supply chain integrity. We’ll also discuss the concerns around “pass-through” shipments of dual-use goods.

Client Session

Michelin’s Journey to Transform Logistics Operations

Presented by Michelin

Michelin’s legacy transportation management system was obsolete and inefficient, limiting their growth and ambition to provide world-class logistics operations to their customers. Discover how they enhanced the global logistics operations, gaining efficiency, standardization and automation. Uncover the insights behind Michelin’s bold move and hear how they’re returning value, proving that embracing transformative logistics technology can turn industry giants into unstoppable forces.