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Supply Chain Summit of IIM-Udaipur Concluded

Published: | February 15, 2016
Supply Chain Summit of IIM-Udaipur Concluded
The Supply Chain Summit, the annual event of the Supply Chain and Operations Club of the Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur was a big hit. Thi

The Supply Chain Summit, the annual event of the Supply Chain and Operations Club of the Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur was a big hit.

This Annual event took place on 13th Feb'16 and is a platform where global leaders share their views and opinions on supply chain engaging through a series of panel discussions.

The event started with a speech by Prof.Janat Shah – Director, IIMU where he emphasized on the vision of the institute that is focused on research, analysis and entrepreneurship. The main theme for this Supply Chain Summit was – “Reinventing the Supply Chain”, that revolved around the current challenges and the need for innovation in supply chain environment.

The theme involved the following

  • The current supply chain environment
  • Processes
  • The increasing need for re-invention of these processes for an efficient supply chain to meet the demands of the customers.

The run-up to the event saw various kinds of competitions like

  • Online quiz
  • Case study competition
  • Article writing

Students from various B-Schools all over India joined to showcase their knowledge in Operations and Supply Chain.

The first Panel discussion was based on the sub-theme – “Data-Driven Decision Making in Supply Chain”, in which the panelists consisted of Pramod Sant, Vice President – Head of Import Export and Export Control and Customs – Seimens Ltd; Dev Arora, AVP Procurement –Moser baer; Ravi Sankar, Vice President and Head – Supply Chain Management, Tata Projects. The vast experience of these industry experts provided an enriching discussion touching upon various aspects of supply chain like

  • Importance of data analytics
  • Data visualization
  • Role of data analytics in designing the strategy of a business
  • Alignment of supply chain processes
  • ERP systems
  • Data analysis with the strategic objectives of the organization

The panel also discussed about the challenges in

  • Data driven decision making
  • Role of technology in creating simpler supply chains
  • Percolation of data analytic into various industries

The second panel discussion had the sub-theme “Re-inventing Retail Supply Chain – Procurement to Distribution”, with the Panelists Rahul Pandey, Founder & Director at IGSA Labs; Abhinav Sinha, Head of Planning – Cargill; Sandeep Anand, Head – Demand Planning, Delmonte.

The panel discussed about the challenges in Retail Supply Chain and how supply chain acts as a competitive advantage to the businesses.

Various aspects of operations like

  • Lean manufacturing
  • SNOP
  • Importance of managing Lead times
  • Agile and Resilient supply chains
  • Supply Chain decision spectrum and Supply chain optimization.

The event ended on a positive note. The Supply Chain Summit’16 was a success.

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