Auto Connect 2018
08:30 – 09:30
09:30 - 09:45
10:00 – 11:30
India’s automotive industry is set to become the third biggest in the world but its growth is testing the infrastructure to the limit and bringing a high level of complexity to the supply chain. There are also big changes ahead related to tax policy and equipment legislation, which bring their own challenges
The automotive supply chain race is gathering pace and requires the development of new supply chain concepts, not only involving inbound and outbound processes with external suppliers and dealers, but also in-house.
By 2020, India will exceed the major EU markets. Automotive sales are destined to resonate with global economic shift.
• Railways and Shipping lines, a strong alternative for automotive transportation. Greater participation of the Indian railways and waterways authority should meet the transportation demand of the auto sector.
11:30 – 12:00
12:00 - 1:00
Inbound Logistics- A key aspect to ensure efficiency in automotive supply chain.
A synchronized inbound logistics is required to ensure smooth production.
01:00 – 02:00
Packaging efficiency is a mix of engineering, standardisation, sustainability and logistics. Finding innovative solutions that address this mixture of challenges is essential in the quest for an optimal supply chain.
Making parts available at the right time, in the right volumes and in the right place to meet demanding aftersales service requirements at the right cost is a difficult and complex balancing act.
The finished vehicle sector’s evolution towards a connected, smart, highly efficient, integrated ecosystem that is fully transparent to all players requires the right approach to integrate leading-edge technologies with revamped processes.
• How do we create a fully transparent network?
• How do we capitalise on the connected environment?
• What is the smart network?
• How will standardisation help drive adoption?
This session will outline how the digital ecosystem will evolve and the process and technological innovations required.
Indian Automobile Industryat an inflexion point
• What direction is mobility heading in?
• How will logistics and transport evolve?
• How will new entrants disrupt the traditional models?
• Where do we need to invest?
• Where are the opportunities in unlocking the full potential?
• How do we build a strategic plan centred on innovation?
• How do we innovate today?
• What are the expectations of service providers?
Dinner and Cocktail