Episode I – 3 November

Episode II – 5 November

Episode III – 10 November

Episode IV – 12 November

Adapting to the new normal

Achieving operational excellence in parcel delivery

Personalizing the last mile delivery experience

Optimizing sustainable deliveries in the post pandemic world

Streamed directly to you | 2 – 13 November – 10:00 CET

Introducing Leaders in Logistics: The Online Festival, streaming live to our engaged community of post and parcel professionals throughout EMEA, APAC and North America.

Broadcast over two weeks, The Online Festival features a series of live episodes covering topics such as last mile delivery, future-proofing strategies, sustainability and reacting to COVID-19. Leaders in Logistics provides the perfect platform to share ideas and strategies as well as to network with industry peers.

Industry heavyweights and key decision makers come together to discuss future strategy in an ever-changing and dynamic post and parcel sector. With COVID-19 accelerating the pain points and digitalisation in the sector, now is the time to build relationships and strive for excellence.

What to expect

Each episode will showcase live presentations, interviews and panel discussions for just over 2 hours, as well as the opportunity to meet with fellow attendees on our market-leading, AI-powered networking and matchmaking platform during dedicated networking breaks. Attendees will also have the option to watch a whole host of ‘on-demand’ presentations during The Online Festival whenever they log on to the platform.

Adapting to the new

normal

Episode I | 3 November

National posts and express delivery firms operated at peak capacity for months at the height of lockdown. COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact in the way people shop and what they expect from parcel delivery. Episode I focuses on what this ‘new normal’ looks like.

Achieving operational excellence in parcel delivery

Episode II | 5 November

Innovation and transformation are the key growth drivers in parcel deliveries but is the industry prepared for the technological revolution? Hear from industry heavyweights as they deep dive into strategies improving supply chain reliance and streamlining parcel delivers.

Personalizing the last mile delivery experience

Episode III | 10 November

Customers expect a more convenient parcel delivery service than ever before. With the long term impact of COVID-19, socially distant delivery options seem to be the way forward, but will these habits change in the future? Learn from leading delivery firms as they explore strategies required to meet the ever changing last mile strategy.

Optimizing sustainable deliveries in the post pandemic world

Episode IV | 12 November

Sustainable delivery options are becoming a desired option for customers, as they become more aware of the impact parcel delivery has to the environment. From sophisticated route optimization to green vehicles, how can postal operators reduce their CO2 emissions whilst still meeting the demands of enormous levels of deliveries?

Speakers

Frank Sportolari, UPS, Leaders in Logistics Conference

Frank Sportolari

President, UPS Germany

Charles Brewer, Leaders in Logistics Conference

Charles Brewer

Chief Operating Officer, Canada Post

Asta Sungailiene, Lietuvos Pastas, Leaders in Logistics Speaker

Asta Sungailiené

Chief Executive Officer, Lietuvos Pastas

Björn Ekstedt, PostNord, Leaders in Logistics Speaker

Björn Ekstedt

Chief Information Officer, PostNord

Peter Somers, Emirates Post, Leaders in Logistics Conference

Peter Somers

Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Post

Dwain-Macdonald, DPD | Leaders in Logistics

Dwain McDonald

Chief Executive Officer, DPD UK

João Bento, CTT, Leaders in Logistics

João Bento

Chief Executive Officer, CTT – Correios de Portugal

Mohamed Tejani photo, Saudi Post, Leaders in Logistics speaker

Mohamed Tejani

Chief Operating Officer, Saudi Post

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Agenda

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Episode 1
Tuesday, 3 November 2020 3 Nov

Episode 2
Thursday, 5 November 2020 5 Nov

Episode 3
Tuesday, 10 November 2020 10 Nov

Episode 4
Thursday, 12 November 2020 12 Nov

Adapting to the new normal | 10:00 - 13:30 CET

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Live from the studio

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Keynote presentation

Assessing the ‘new normal’: meeting the delivery needs for 2020 and beyond


Frank Sportolari, UPS, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Frank Sportolari

President
UPS Germany

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In conversation

Solving the COVID challenge through corporation

Join two industry experts as they discuss the ways in which the post and parcel industry has been disrupted by COVID-19.


Jean-Paul Forceville, La Poste Group, Leaders in Logistics Speaker
Jean-Paul Forceville

Director of European & International Relations
La Poste

Michael Zahra, Drone Delivery Canada, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Michael Zahra

President & Chief Executive Officer
Drone Delivery Canada

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Networking break

Schedule one-to-one meetings, network with your peers and explore plenty more content all at your fingertips on our online platform!


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Live panel discussion + live Q&A

From parcels to a pandemic: overcoming and adapting to the new normal

  • How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the post and parcel delivery space?
  • What weaknesses in the logistics industry has the lockdown exposed?
  • Will the pandemic lead to a fresh drive in automation?
  • How have customer habits changed and how have carriers kept up with this pace of change?
  • What impact does social distancing have to picking, deliveries and overall delivery cost?
  • How can the industry gear up for peak season in the new environment?
  • Does the industry anticipate the decreased cross border volumes to be long lasting?

Charles Brewer, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Charles Brewer

Chief Operating Officer
Canada Post

Asta Sungailiene, Lietuvos Pastas, Leaders in Logistics Speaker
Asta Sungailiené

Chief Executive Officer
Lietuvos Pastas

Andre Veskimeister, Omniva, Leaders in Logistics Speaker
Andre Veskimeister

Member of the Board and Head of Parcel Business
Omniva

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Networking

Participants will have different opportunities for networking via video call:

  • Speed networking
  • Coffee break conversations in small groups
  • Invitation-only digital boardrooms
  • Access to on-demand videos

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Achieving operational excellence in parcel delivery | 10:00 - 13:30 CET

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Live from the studio

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Keynote presentation

Innovation and transformation: unpacking the key drivers of growth in parcel delivery


Björn Ekstedt, PostNord, Leaders in Logistics Speaker
Björn Ekstedt

Chief Information Officer
PostNord

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In conversation

Assesing the future of ecommerce and operations for logistic operators

Join two industry experts as they discuss how parcel delivery is evolving.

 


Alberto Manzo photo, Qatar Post, Leaders In Logistics speaker
Alberto Manzo

Head of Sales & Marketing
Qatar Post

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Networking break

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Live panel discussion + live Q&A

Streamlining parcel deliveries: improving supply-chain resilience

  • What are the current pain points with the sudden increase in parcel volumes?
  • How can real-time data analytics help improve the efficiency of operators?
  • Can we expect an increase in automated fulfilment and deliveries due to ongoing social distancing rules?
  • How can having greater visibility across the supply-chain process help increase operations speed?
  • Risk management: establishing contingency plans for courier activity, inventory of goods and mobile equipment and workforce availability

Peter Somers, Emirates Post, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Peter Somers

Chief Executive Officer
Emirates Post

Carl Lyons, Hermes | Leaders in Logistics
Carl Lyon

Chief Operating Officer
Hermes

Mohamed Tejani photo, Saudi Post, Leaders in Logistics speaker
Mohamed Tejani

Chief Operating Officer
Saudi Post

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Networking

Participants will have different opportunities for networking via video call:

  • Speed networking
  • Coffee break conversations in small groups
  • Invitation-only digital boardrooms
  • Access to on-demand videos

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Personalising the last mile delivery experience | 10:00 - 13:30 CET

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Live from the studio

Alan Barrie, TFL, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Alan Barrie

Managing Director
Delivering London

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Keynote presentation

Adapting to the new normal: Last-mile solutions in the post-Covid world


Dwain-Macdonald, DPD | Leaders in Logistics
Dwain McDonald

Chief Executive Officer
DPD UK

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In conversation

Understanding the shifting nature of ‘convenient’ parcel delivery

Join two industry experts as they discuss how last mile delivery is evolving.


Oleksandr Pertsovskyi, Ukrposhta - Post & Parcel Conference
Oleksandr Pertsovskyi

Chief Operating Officer
Ukraine Post

Mike Richmond, Doddle, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Mike Richmond

Chief Commercial Officer
Doddle

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Networking break

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Live panel discussion + live Q&A

The changing nature of last mile delivery: rethinking convenience

  • How are consumer delivery preferences evolving and what is driving the change: immediacy, flexibility, or cost?
  • How have consumer habits changed for e-commerce and how can carriers keep up with this?
  • Will we see a continued rise of lockers and PUDO and an end of in-store click and collect?
  • Will competing carriers collaborate to offer an agnostic locker network in the future?
  • How can customer data be better used to offer more personalised delivery offerings?
  • Rethinking convenience: how can carriers offer new deliveries that fit new consumer behaviours?

João Bento, CTT, Leaders in Logistics
João Bento

Chief Executive Officer
CTT – Correios de Portugal

Egil Møller Nielsen, PostNord | Leaders in Logistics
Egil Møller Nielsen

Chief of Group Technology and Operations
PostNord

Christoph Neut, Sparkcentral | Leaders in Logistics
Christoph Neut

Chief Executive Officer
Sparkcentral

Matthias Hofmann photo, Austrian Post, Leaders in Logistics speaker
Matthias Hofmann

Head of Strategic Network Planning & Management
Österreichische Post

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Networking

Participants will have different opportunities for networking via video call:

  • Speed networking
  • Coffee break conversations in small groups
  • Invitation-only digital boardrooms
  • Access to on-demand videos

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Optimizing sustainable deliveries in the post pandemic world | 10:00 - 13:30 CET

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Live from the studio

Bernard Bukovc, Postal Innovation Platform, Leaders in Logistics
Bernhard Bukovc

Chairman
Postal Innovation Platform

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Keynote presentation

The Environmental Measuring and Monitoring System: ten years on


David McRedmond photo, An Post, Leaders in Logistics speaker
David McRedmond

Chief Executive Officer
An Post

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In conversation

How are postal operators putting sustainability at the heart of their businesses?

Join two industry experts as they discuss the ways in which the post and parcel industry has been disrupted by COVID-19.


Holger Winklbauer, International Post Corporation, Leaders in Logistics
Holger Winklbauer

Chief Executive Officer
International Post Corporation

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Networking break

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Panel discussion + live Q&A

From warehouse to door step: creating a holistic sustainable business model

  • Will lockdown accelerate the drive towards low emmision vehicles in urban centers?
  • How can improved route omotimization contribute to sustainbilty?
  • Will couriers have to reacted to customer demands for more environtmally options?
  • How can the industry contrubte to imporvemnets in packaging and warehousing?
  • Are lockers the best solution to the environmental issue?

Fredrik Lindqvist, Norway Post, Leaders in Logistics Conference
Fredrik Lindqvist

Senior Vice President, Sales & Operational Planning
Posten Norge

David Saenz, Stuart | Leaders in Logistics
David Saenz

Chief Operating Officer
Stuart

Martin Starup photo, Lyngsoe Systems, Leaders in Logistics speaker
Martin Starup

Senior Business Development Executive
Lyngsoe Systems

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Participants will have different opportunities for networking via video call:

  • Speed networking
  • Coffee break conversations in small groups
  • Invitation-only digital boardrooms
  • Access to on-demand videos

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Sponsors

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Networking opportunities

At Leaders in Logistics: The Online Festival, we’re not just delivering on content, we are also facilitating those all-important conversations and connections with our brand new networking and matchmaking platform.

Industry communication and collaboration has never been so important. With extended networking opportunities, this is the perfect platform to build your network, drive business growth, and stay ahead of the curve.

All episodes feature:

Networking breaks

Invitation-only virtual boardrooms

Live Q+As and ‘Zoom in’ questions with speakers

Get your ticket

Whether you work for a logistics carrier, postal operator, courier, solution provider or consultancy, your ticket gives you access to everything. Listen to all the content available, join in with the live Q&As, chat with any of the attendees and experience all that our market leading networking and matchmaking platform has to offer.

Sponsorship options

We’ve created a range of sponsorship opportunities to enable you to raise brand awareness, demonstrate thought leadership and reach the right people via the online event.

Thought leadership

Whether it’s delivering a keynote presentation, or participating or engaging in a panel discussion alongside industry leaders, we have packages that illustrate your expertise to participants and help position you as a market leader.

Brand awareness

It’s now more important than ever to remain competitive and to ensure your brand has prominence with senior players in the banking world. Become a hub partner and get your story out with branding on our networking and matchmaking app.

Lead generation

With experts and leaders from key industry stakeholders, you’ll be able to form lasting connections with a vital audience. Our new matchmaking app will help you connect with the right people, facilitating 1-2-1 video-meetings.

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