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4th Demand Planning & Forecasting 2022

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4th Demand Planning & Forecasting Summit 2022 is a premier knowledge-exchange platform which brings all demand planners, Supply Chain, demand planning and forecasting, Inventory & warehousing analyst, sourcing, procurement, operations and Sales community together to share ideas, information and solutions around the framework, innovation and trends with all key developments that will improve the demand planning and forecasting process.

Discussion points:

  • Explore alternates & innovative strategies to make supply chain more agile & flexible
  • Explore the key strategies for better decision making with S&OP and demand planning integration
  • Intelligent decision making through analytical techniques for planning
  • Understanding criteria for effective demand planning and forecasting with multiple models and parameters
  • Ensure best strategies to balance between data dependency & real time market scenarios
  • Integration of sales and marketing for future forecasting
  • Optimization of product portfolio through integrated lifecycle management
  • Explore best strategies to track the supply chain planning life cycle of various products including inventory and warehousing analysis
  • How to ensure demand planning stability with rapid reactions to changing conditions, accurate preparations for recovery and informed planning

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Manufacturing Panel

Topic: Obstacles to Achieving an Organization’s Supply Chain Goals

  • What are the key challenges faced by the supply chain system of organizations in the manufacturing industry
  • How these challenges are addressed
  • What are the benefits that they extract from the various approaches taken to address the challenges
  • How industry leaders are utilizing demand intelligence across the supply chain
  • How analytics is helping them improve the decision-making and enhancing the performance of the S&OP team

Panel Members:

  • Arun Chearie, Director - Industry Advisory, SAS India
  • Amit Arora, General Manager Manufacturing & Supply Chain, ACC Limited
  • Rajesh Khanna, Deputy General Manager of Stategic Sourcing & Supply Chain, Hero MotoCorp
  • Siddharth Pandey, General Manager, Supply Chain Analytics - Europe Lead, LafargeHolcim
  • Abhishek Agarwal, Head – Operations & Supplier Development, JCB India Ltd.

Pharma Panel

Topic: Resilience and Reimagination : short-term actions and long-term strategy

  • What are the key challenges faced by the supply chain system of organizations in the pharmaceutical industry
  • How these challenges are addressed
  • What are the benefits that they extract from the various approaches taken to address the challenges
  • How do end-to-end transparency and implementing nerve centers in the supply chain system help improve performance
  • How analytics is helping improve KPIs in managing complex product portfolios

Panel Members:

  • Anand Garg, Vice President - Head - India Supply Chain, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
  • Rajasekhara Reddy, Vice President - Global Demand Planning and Logistics, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
  • Sreenivas Rao Nandigam, Global Head of Supply Chain, SunPharma
  • Gaurav Bhatia, General Manager - Supply Chain, Reliance Retail - Pharma
  • Vivek Kumar, Head Production Planning & Inventory Control, Abbott
  • Mark Wolff, Advisory Industry Consultant and Chief Health Analytics Strategist, SAS