TRANSLOG Connect Congress
TRANSLOG Connect Congress is the market leading cross-industrial business summit for transportation, logistics and supply chain management professionals in the Central Eastern European region taking place annually in November, in Budapest, Hungary.
Directors from all important leading businesses from numerous industries - such as automotive, electronics, oil & gas, heavy industry & steel, retail, food & beverage, FMCG, energy and beyond - are attending each year’s summit to meet the key logistics, software, consultancy, transportation and warehousing service providers.
Strictly operating on an invitation only basis guarantees that the highest level of delegation is present. Each solution provider at TRANSLOG Connect is selected based on requirements and interests provided by attending industry professionals prior to the event.
Most up-to-date market insights
In order to ensure the quality of the conference programme, we work closely together with leading local and regional associations, European and international media partners and our Programme Advisory Committee, whose members are well-known logistics experts of leading international companies. The conference programme offers the most up-to-date market insights into supply chain management, logistics, production, IT, transportation and warehouse management-related topics.
Pre-scheduled business meetings
Over the two days, service providers will have the opportunity to meet with leading directors and industry experts through a series of pre-arranged one-to-one business meetings and several informal networking activities, maximising business efficiency, presenting a unique opportunity to develop meaningful and valuable business relationships.
The event also offers an exclusive opportunity to take part in specially organised plant visits to major logistics and distribution centres in the region, all arranged prior to the event via our Meeting Scheduler.
Five star venue
The best business is always achieved in the most excellent environment, this is why we organise the event in the luxurious five-star Corinthia Grand Hotel in central Budapest.
Interview with the CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Award Winner
In 2013 at TRANSLOG Gebrüder Weiss was honoured in the service provider category for developing its Control Tower Concept, a logistics system that provides better information which was established for HILTI CEE distribution. We asked Mr. Alexander Horak, the Corporate Key Account Manager of Gebrüder Weiss about the project, which made them win the award.
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Gebrüder Weiss and SMR AMT Hungary received the 1st Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2013
The Events Group together with the European Logistics Association announced the first CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2013 to recognise and promote outstanding logistics and supply chain management methods and to encourage professionals to constantly raise standards and come up with innovative and flexible solutions, contributing to the development of the rapidly growing CEE region. The award was handed out at the Award ceremony at TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2013 in Budapest.
The Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award Ceremony together with the cocktail reception was opened by Alfonz Antoni, Vice-President of the European Logistics Association, followed by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer who announced the winners and handed out the award to Gebrüder Weiss and SMR AMT Hungary, emphasising that these tried methods will encourage professionals to constantly raise standards and come up with innovative and flexible solutions, to further contribute to the development of the rapidly growing CEE region. Applications were evaluated by an independent jury, by their level of innovation, transferability, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and customer value-contribution. The projects had to be accomplished in any of the countries in the CEE region in one of the two categories: manufacturers and retailers firstly, and service providers with a customer related project secondly.
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer - Vienna University of Economics
Gebrüder Weiss, leading Logistics Service Provider, winner in the service industry applied with its Control Tower Concept, which was established for Hilti CEE distribution, and can be implemented for other key accounts. The project is remarkable because the key success factor of any logistics system is information, so the aim of this project was to provide better information for the service provider but also the customer. The solution offers an impressive 98.92% delivery performance and 99.68% quality performance level on average, lifting an existing successful partnership to the next level. It also helped the partners to solve 90% of occurring problems in time instead of the previous 60%, also tripling the initiated process improvements per year.