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Financial Aspects within the Supply Chain

12.05.10

Representatives of the Consortium mtbs and International Law Offices are taking part as the main speakers in the international forum

 

Financial Aspects within the Supply Chain

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How to reduce the supply chain costs: methods and practice

 

May 12, 2010

 

Kozatskyi Stan Hotel and Restaurant Complex, 18km, Boryspol highway, Kyiv, Ukraine How can the supply chain be utilized to cut costs and create value without resorting to lowering supplier rates? How can your company steer its way out of recession and be more competitive in the modern economy? What role does the supply chain play in the company’s wider financial model? Such prominent topics have been discussed by leaders in the industry around the world and are now coming to Kiev.

 

The Financial Aspects of the Supply Chain forum aims to give companies a real insight on the role the supply chain plays to reduce costs in the wider company business model. It focuses on how you can reduce costs and create value without resorting to lowering supplier rates. This involves moving the discussion beyond rate card discounts to inventory and network optimization. To methods in how through greater internal collaboration between finance and logistics departments, cash flow and working capital improvements can be realized. And in how greater collaboration with partners within your supply chain will result in lower total supply chain costs.

 

A number of industry experts from leading international companies will give their perspectives on a range of innovative concepts, which can be used to reduce costs related to inventory optimization, increase visibility and collaboration within the supply chain, reduce the cash-to-cash order cycle, optimize transportation flows and freight auditing and payment services.

 

Draft Forum Program

 

09.30 Registration upon Arrival and Welcome Drinks

 

10.00 Opening of the Supply Chain Executive Forum

Ekaterina Bassova, Director, Logistics Platform

 

10.10 Impact of the Supply Chain on a Company’s Wider Financial Model

Eelco Dijkstra, Managing Director, Europhia Consulting

 

10.40 The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future

Representative, Ukrainian Trade Association

 

11.10 Methods of Reducing of Supply Chain costs

Representative, Raben Ukraine

 

11.40 Business Case “Ports Development in the Ukraine and the Distribution Opportunities this Presents”

Paul van Eulem, Director at Maritime and Transport Business Solutions Arthur Nitsevych, Partner at International Law Offices, CNI, LMAA supporting member{BR}{BR} 12.10 Networking Lunch

 

13.10 Optimization of Supply Chain at Distribution

Representative, Obolon or Roshen or Slavutych or Rud

13.40 Main Tips for Reducing Risks in Transportation in Ukraine

Paul van Eulem, Director at Maritime and Transport Business Solutions Arthur Nitsevych, Partner at International Law Offices, CNI, LMAA supporting member

 

14.10 Interactive Panel Discussion

Q&A session with speakers on topics raised during the day and how this should lead to greater collaboration in the supply chain.

 

15.10 Closing of the Supply Chain Executive Forum

15.20 Networking Drinks