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TRANSLOG

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. 

Since the event’s launch in 2011, the number of participants has reached more than 500 from over 30 countries in the region and beyond. 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.

 

 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. 

 

 EXCLUSIVITY

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.

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.

 

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NEWS

06/02/2017

Interview with Arkadiusz Glinka, Director of Transportation, Eastern Europe at C.H. Robinson

Interview with Arkadiusz Glinka, Director of Transportation, Eastern Europe at C.H. Robinson We interviewed Arkadiusz Glinka, Director of Transportation, Eastern Europe at C.H. Robinson to learn more about his presentation “The power of the 3PL - shipper relationship” at TRANSLOG 2017. Furthermore he explains how C.H. Robinson is preparing for increasing digitalization and the expansion plans in Eastern Europe.

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01/13/2017

Interview with the award winner Blulog at the 6th TRANSLOG Connect Congress

Interview with the award winner Blulog at the 6th TRANSLOG Connect Congress In 2016 at TRANSLOG Connect Blulog the French-Polish company won the 4th CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in the solution provider category! Blulog is a fast-growing company specialized in wireless, and affordable temperature monitoring solutions for both the transport and storage of temperature-sensitive products.

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01/13/2017

Interview with the award winner InterCLEAN at the 6th TRANSLOG Connect Congress

Interview with the award winner InterCLEAN at the 6th TRANSLOG Connect Congress In 2016 at TRANSLOG Connect InterCLEAN the Serbian company won the 4th CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in the manufacturer category! The company producing household cleaning products –sponges, household wipes and clothes, and plastic cleaning products – brooms, brushes, buckets and mops for 20 years in its Serbian plant. Additionally they are specialized in the production of private brands and commercial trademarks and export their products to countries of Western and Eastern Europe.

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12/10/2015

2,500 New Connections - TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2015

2,500 New Connections - TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2015 The end of November is an important time for logistics and supply chain management in CEE: each year, the top professionals and solution providers are coming together at the TRANSLOG Connect Congress in Budapest, to discuss the most important challenges, create new partnerships and shape the future of the industry. This year brought a record-breaking number of one-to-one meetings in the history of the game-changer event: over 2,500 discussions and negotiations took place in only two days within the walls of the prestigious Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal.

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06/09/2015

Interview with CHEP - Winner of the 2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award

Interview with CHEP - Winner of the  2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award CHEP won the 2nd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award in the solution provider category at TRANSLOG Connect in 2014 – the market leading cross-industrial business summit for transportation, logistics and supply chain management professionals in the Central Eastern European region. To learn more about the award winning project, TEG the organiser of TRANSLOG Connect interviewed Stavros Kazakos the Regional General Manager for CHEP in Central Europe and the Balkans.

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01/29/2016

Interview with SECTRAN - Winner of the 3rd CEE Logistics & Supply Chain Management Excellence Award

Interview with SECTRAN - Winner of the  3rd CEE Logistics & Supply Chain Management Excellence Award SECTRAN won the 3rd CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Excellence Award in the solution provider category at TRANSLOG Connect in 2015 – the market leading cross-industrial business summit for transportation, logistics and supply chain management professionals in the Central Eastern European region.

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12/17/2014

Interview with the CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Award Winner - Industry Category 2014

Interview with the CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Management Award Winner - Industry Category 2014 The 2nd Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award ceremony together with the cocktail reception was opened by Dr. Zoltán Doór president of the Hungarian Logistics Association, followed by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer who announced the winners and handed out the award to CHEP and Flextronics. Emphasizing that the recently established methods with an already well proven track record 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. 

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12/17/2014

TRANSLOG Connect Congress – Best of Logistics 2014

TRANSLOG Connect Congress – Best of Logistics 2014 TRANSLOG Connect Congress - the leading transport, logistics and supply chain management congress for Central and Eastern Europe - organised for the 4th time, was the place to meet top logistics service providers and key decision makers on 25-26 November. More than 500 senior decision makers from over 30 different European countries gathered in Budapest to exchange ideas and find solutions for their major challenges in transportation, logistics and supply chain management.

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09/11/2014

Interview with the CEE Logistics and SCM Award Winner - Industry Category 2013

Interview with the CEE Logistics and SCM Award Winner - Industry Category 2013 In 2013 at TRANSLOG SMR AMT Hungary an Indian owned company operating in Hungary, won the CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence award in the industry category by developing a sophisticated direct distribution system. We asked Mr. Szabolcs Takács the Logistics and IT Director about the project which made them win the plaudits.  

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08/26/2014

Interview with the CEE Logistics and SCM Award Winner - Service Provider Category 2013

Interview with the CEE Logistics and SCM Award Winner - Service Provider Category 2013 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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 NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIPTION

 

INDUSTRY TRENDS ǀ NEW TECHNOLOGIES ǀ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS ǀ UPCOMING EVENTS 

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AWARDS

 Blulog and  INTERClean received the 4th CEE Logistics & Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2016

The Events Group handed out the 4th CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2016 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 2016 in Budapest.


The 4th Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award ceremony together with the cocktail reception was opened by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business who announced the winners and handed out the award to Blulog and INTERClean, 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.

 

Left-right: Mr. Dennis Lantos, Managing Director of TEG The Events Group the organizer of TRANSLOG Connect, Mr. Gábor Kiss Jury Member, Head of Supply Chain at METRO, Mr. Jérémy Laurens Sales and Marketing Director of the Award Winner BluLog, Mr. Vladimir Despotovic Import and Sales Manager of the Award Winner interCLEAN, Mrs. Dagmara Glowacka Jury Member, Global Logistics Director of Kronsberg Automotive, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer Chairman, Head of Institute of Transport and Logistics, WU Vienna


If you deserve recognition for your achievements within Logistics and Supply Chain Management or if you are a solution provider and want to show how you have contributed to a customer's success story, apply now for the 5th CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award and put your business in the spotlight!

 

Application closes: 3rd of October 2017  You may send us your application by e-mail

For full details of the Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award, please click here.

For further information on the application process, please contact:  

Katy Säurich Head of Production & Operations at TEG

Email: katys@tegevents.eu | Tel: + 36 1 219-5725

 

PROGRAMME

TRANSLOG Connect Congress 2017 will bring you an overview of the Central Eastern European market and the main trends and impacts on Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management.

For speaking opportunities please contact

Katy Säurich

Head of Production & Operations at TEG

Email: katys@tegevents.eu | Tel: + 36 1 219-5725

 TRANSLOG 2017 SPEAKERS:

Keynote Presentation:

Will Innovations disrupt your Supply Chain?

• Logistics and Innovation a contradiction

• Supply Chain start-ups: hype or hybris?

• How to trigger and evaluate innovations

• Homo Logisticus or where do we find digital and logistics natives

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer

Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics, Vienna University of Economics

Keynote Presentation:

“gKNi” Global Kuehne + Nagel Indicators: The materialization of Big Data”

• “gKNi” stands for “Global Kuehne + Nagel Indicators” and provides estimates for key economic figures.

• The presentation will demonstrate how Kuehne + Nagel is using technology to extract and process large amounts of data from the transportation of goods to monitor operations and anticipate the future, as well as to create new digital services.

• gKNi delivers early insights into the very recent past, the present and the very near future of economic development up to 55 days earlier than other estimates on trade related indicators.

• This innovative data product is an initiative of the company’s venture platform utilizing in-house developed technology to combine big data with data-mining, automation and predictive analytics.

• gKNi is an example of Kuehne + Nagel's digital evolution: Kuehne + Nagel's core competence, innovation mindset and market intelligence are key factors to develop pioneering digital products that bring additional value to its customers.

João Monteiro

Managing Director, LogIndex AG a subsidiary of Kuehne + Nagel

Case Study Presentation:

Customer Segmentation – How to adjust your strategy to the dramatically & very fast changing customer expectations?

• Post-apocalyptic world after e-Commerce revolution: Managing and meeting customer expectations

• Circular Economy, Bimodal Supply Chains and Crowd Sourcing: Challenge or Opportunity?

• Adjusting Logistics Strategies based on customer segmentation

• Last mile of the supply chain sitting at the heart of collaborative customer relationships

Gökhan Çakmak

Global Logistics Director, Oriflame Cosmetics

Case Study Presentation:

Closer to customer - Customer centricity & Customer centric procurement

• Customer centricity & Customer centric procurement

• How can procurement help its organizations to become customer-centric?

• Why procurement needs to transform itself to become customer-centric and how to understand the needs of customers?

• Is procurement ready for this shift from price centricity to customer centricity and what are the preconditions for this change?

Danijel Banek

Executive Director Central Purchasing, Atlantic Grupa

Case Study Presentation:

Supply chain customer management: segmentation based collaboration strategy

• Collaboration – does it really add value?

• Are you prepared to collaborate? Internal readiness check

• One size does not fit all – segmentation is fundamental

• Customer collaboration strategy and toolbox

Michał Naworski

Supply Chain Customers & Distribution Manager North Eastern Europe, Beiersdorf

Case Study Presentation:

The power of the 3PL - shipper relationship 

• The advantage of doing business with a third party logistics (3PL) provider, with global, and regional scale, and solutions

• People, process and technology as key factors for getting the most out of your logistics and supply chain

• Accelerating your advantage with managed spend, improved efficiency, managed risk and managed change

• Driving the industry forward by investing in the future challenges of the supply chain and logistics

Arkadiusz Glinka

Director of Transportation, Eastern Europe, C.H. Robinson

 

 PRESENTATIONS OF THE AWARD WINNERS OF THE 5th CEE LOGISTICS & SCM EXCELLENCE AWARD

Applications should be submitted by the 3rd of October 2017 and will be assessed by our highly renowned jury.

Further information click here.

 PANEL DISCUSSION

How to prepare the unique logistics set up to cover all customer demands?

• Quality, Speed and Price - Today’s customers demanding all 3 – How to respond?

• What is the best procurement value preposition for your organization?

• Strategic alliances to develop Omni-channel strategies

• Role of service provides to support Omni-channel logistics

• Mastering Returns Management – to Include Returns as Part of Distribution Strategy and “Not a compulsory Add-On”

Bogdan Gavaneci

Logistics Director, ALTEX Romania

Gábor Kiss

Head of Supply Chain, METRO

Bart Stegeman

Supply Chain Manager, Big Bang

Tomáš Hofer

Logistics Director, NOTINO

  ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

PRE-EVENT PROGRAMME | 21st November 2017

Excursion to the Bridgestone plant and warehouse in Tatabánya

Visitors of TRANSLOG 2017 will have the opportunity to get an inside look at the Bridgestone fully automated factory and warehouse in Tatabánya, one day prior to the event, on the 21st of November from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, limited for 50 delegates only and available on a first come first serve complimentary basis.

TRANSFER: The bus will leave in front of the Corinthia Hotel on 21st of November at 12:00 noon and will return after the visit at approximately 5:00 pm.

 

 

POST-EVENT PROGRAMME | 23rd November 2017

Excursion to the Zwack Unicum distillery and cellar in Budapest

Visitors will also have the opportunity to visit the old distillery and cellar of the world famous Hungarian Zwack Unicum - a liqueur distilled from over forty herbs from all over the world.

Furthermore the tour includes a short film about the history of the Zwack family and the distillery and offers a tasting opportunity on tap from one of the 500 casks in the cellar which extend over 2,500 square meters underneath the distillery.

The tour is limited for 30 delegates only and available on a first come first serve complimentary basis on the 23rd of November from 4:30-6:00 pm.

TRANSFER: The bus will leave in front of the Corinthia Hotel on 23rd of November at 4:00 pm and will return after the visit at approximately 6:30 pm.

 

 

POST-EVENT PROGRAMME | 23rd November 2017

Excursion to the Dreher Breweries in Budapest

Visitors of TRANSLOG 2017 will also have the opportunity to get an inside look at Dreher Breweries. The 1,5 hours Brewery Tour includes an introduction about the history of beer and Dreher Breweries, a visit of the Museum, the Brew House, part of the fermentation building and the packaging and bottling department of the Brewery and finishes with a beer tasting opportunity.

The tour is limited for 30 delegates only and available on a first come first serve complimentary basis on the 23rd of November from 5:00-6:30 pm.

Dreher Breweries is the subsidiary of one of the largest global beer company, Asahi Group Holdings Ltd and part of the Asahi Breweries Europe Ltd. Thanks to more than one and a half centuries of brewing experience, technological improvements, and excellent brands that satisfy a wide variety of consumer expectations, Dreher Breweries is one of the dominant players in the Hungarian beer market. The activities and administration of Dreher Breweries are characterized by the commitment to quality and environmental protection, also the key principles of transparency, fair market competition, and social responsibility, making it worthy of the name of the Hungarian brewing industry's founder. As a responsible company Dreher Breweries operates according to the principles of sustainable development. It was the first in the Hungarian beer industry to implement and integrate ISO 14001 with ISO 9001:2000 quality assurance and HACCP food safety system. For the company, sustainable development, and therefore environmental protection and social responsibility are of key importance, which is why the company continuously makes improvements in these fields.

TRANSFER: The bus will leave in front of the Corinthia Hotel on 23rd of November at 4:15 pm and will return after the visit at approximately 7:00 pm.  

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