Supply Chain Network

The Supply Chain Network was established as part of CILT's London Region activities in September 2004. It is a networking and learning opportunity for people working within the supply chain in retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers.

The group numbers about 50 people, with 20 typically at any one meeting. We meet about every five weeks or so in a pub near Baker St. Networking normally starts from 6pm onwards with snacks at 6.30pm and the 'formal' presentation from 7pm, with more networking afterwards. We aim to have a mix of 'experts' and presentations from within the group. The environment is very informal. The objective is discussion rather than a formal presenter at the front, with presenters encouraged to bring issues as well as experience.

We sometimes have spare spaces, so please don't hesitate to get in touch with Kirsten Tisdale of Aricia Limited, who set up and organises the group - just put 'Supply Chain Network' in the comments box on the contact form that this link takes you to, as well as completing your contact details. We're also always looking for sponsors - a link to your company website could be here!



NEXT SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK MEETING: 22 January 2018 - Martin Croucher from Quintiq will be speaking to the group about "Making Big Business Decisions" - Martin's focus is on Supply Chain Planning and Optimisation and he will be examining the contrasting puzzles that different enterprises need to solve.

 

FUTURE DATES: 2018 - 5 March, 16 April, 21 May

 

Here's a list of companies that came along to our past three events (updated November 2017): 3T, AB Foods, Actualis Marketing, Allport, Arcadia, Aricia Limited, Arrow Electronics, Autologic Systems, BDP International, Bibby Distribution, Bullock Men's Grooming, C S Supply Chains, Cadence Management Consulting, CILT(UK), CIPS, Collect+, DAI, Debenhams, DGS Supply Chain, Essentra, Excello Law, Godiva Chocolate, Intellitrans, Invest Essex, John Lewis Partnership, Logistics Partners, Makowski Associates, Marie Stopes, Marks & Spencer, Microsoft, Mobius, Newport Industries, ParcelSpace, Shell, Signature Flatbreads, South Essex College, Spedition Services, Tata Global Beverages, TRL, University of Bedford, UPS, Vekia, Witron, XPO and Yusen Logistics.

A recent attendee said: I just wanted to thank you for yesterday evening's event ...the quality of the presentation was very high. And another member said: Many thanks indeed ...I really enjoyed the evening.

Recent previous events have included the topics below - all topics and downloads for older events can be found here - many are still relevant today.

Reports and Presentations   

  • Supply Chain Resilience - View here, including a link to CIPS supply chain resilience tool
  • Transforming for a Digital Future
  • Brexit & Import Export Planning - View here
  • Automation developments - View here
  • Best Practice in Analytics & Forecasting - View here
  • Future of the World of Work
  • Urban Logistics in eCommerce - View here
  • Control Towers - View here
  • Logistics Property Update Oct 2016 - View here
  • Operations & Service Evolution - View here
  • Into the head of the logistics buyer - View here
  • Fulfilling New Customer Demand - View here
  • What don't you know about your International Supply Chain? - View here
  • Changing Supply Chains for Now and the Future - View here
  • Scenario Planning for More Effective Decisions - View here
  • Logistics Property Shortage - View here
  • Demand Sensing - View here
  • Supply Chain Metrics that Matter - View here
  • Supply Chain Risk Management: Practical Application - View here
  • Making Logistics Decisions - View here

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