S.22 Next Generation Supply Chains: A Roadmap for Research and Innovation

16th June | 11.00 - 12.30 CET | SESSION 22. STREAM 1

Session Description 

This session will launch the book “Next Generation Supply Chains: A Roadmap for Research and Innovation”, showcasing supply chains strategies to help companies face challenges such as societal emergency, digitalization, climate changes and scarcity of resources. The book identifies industrial scenarios for the next decade based on the analysis of trends at social, economic, environmental technological and political level, and examines how they may impact on supply chain processes and how to design next generation supply chains to answer these challenges. By mapping enabling technologies for supply chain innovation, the book proposes a roadmap for the full implementation of the supply chain strategies based on the integration of production and logistics processes. Case studies from process industry, discrete manufacturing, distribution and logistics, as well as ICT providers are provided, and policy recommendations are put forward to support companies in this transformative process.  
The session will be complemented with an overview of STORM project, that aims to develop new methods and tools to support the sustainable transition of the freight transport and logistics sectors, as well as to assess the future policy needs. 

Session Agenda 

  • Introduction and welcome. Carolina Cipres (Director of Research), Zaragoza Logistics Center  

  • Overall presentation of the book. Rosanna Fornasiero (Senior Researcher), STIIMA-CNR  

  • Hyperconnected Supply ChainsElena Pessot (Researcher) STIIMA-CNR 

  • Bio-intelligent Supply Chains. Saskia Sardesai (Senior Scientist), Fraunhofer IML 

  • Resource-efficient Supply Chains. Ana Cristina Barros (Senior Researcher), INESC TEC 

  • Global Supply Chains. Mustafa Çagri Gürbüz (Professor), Zaragoza Logistics Center 

  • Freight Transport and Logistics. Yancho Todorov (Senior Scientist), VTT 

  • Q&A. Aristides Matopoulos (Associate Professor), Aston University 


Session Organizer 

Carolina Cipres, Zaragoza Logistics Center  

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