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How to make the logistics sector less dependent on finding the required talents?

How to make the logistics sector less dependent on finding the required talents?

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Date: November 19, 2019
Location: Nike ELC, Nikelaan 1, 2430 Laakdal
Language: English
Price: 950 euro

Antwerp Management School proudly presents the first session of 'The Supply Chain Series for Executives', an ongoing cycle of four sessions a year:

How to make the logistics sector less dependent on finding the required talents?

The logistics sector has always been an important employer for all types of education, competence and experience levels. Today, the growth of the sector is more and more restricted by the shortage of blue-collar workers in particular. What should your company strategy be when appropriate supply chain workers are hard to find? How important are digitalization and automation in this debate?

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12:30 pm Lunch

01:30 pm Welcome by the host company's leader Kurt Van Donink

01:35 pm Introduction by session chairman, Alex Van Breedam

01:45 pm Academic perspective and state-of-the-art views by Prof. Dr. Ans De Vos

02:15 pm Presentation by the Nike team

02:45 pm Coffee break

03:00 pm Preparation of debate – participant input

03:30 pm Interactive debate and discussion

05:00 pm Major conclusions and findings by Alex Van Breedam

05:30 pm Company visit

06:30 pm Dinner with keynote of Wim Andriaens (CEO VDAB, public employment service of Flanders)

08:30 pm Closing

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About Nike ELC

Approximately 50 kilometers outside of Antwerp, Nike, Inc.’s European Logistics Campus (ELC) stretches across four locations: Laakdal, Meerhout, Herentals and Ham. This state-of-the-art centralized distribution network allows Nike to serve a vast network of retailers and consumers not just on the European continent, but across the world. Nike ELC employees when referring to labor are at the heart of a network of factories, transporters, retail stores and customers, shipping hundreds of thousands of the latest Nike products every single day.

Discover the series

This session is a part of the Supply Chain Series for Executives, is an ongoing cycle of four sessions a year. Each session is hosted by a leading company with relevant experience and expertise in the topic of the day. The sessions take place on the company premises.Download the brochure and discover the other sessions.

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