What Measures can Manufacturers Take Today to Protect and Reduce the Impact of a Potential Economic Downturn?

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 09:00 - 09:45

  • What are the current and immediate issues that the manufacturing and supply chain industries are facing?
  • Should we be preparing for a prolonged recovery and is now the time to evaluate new processes, suppliers, inventory etc.?
  • What are the potential long-term issues that the manufacturing and supply chain industries should guard from?
  • Has this time accelerated the need and adoption of more digitalized processes, operations and manufacturing as a whole?
  • What can manufacturing and supply chain leaders do now to prepare for a post-COVID world?

Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Gottschalk, VP SC Strategy and Global Engineering, Beiersdorf AG

Mark Carnaghan, Business Unit Director, 2 Sisters Food Group

Dr Aristides Matopoulos, Reader, Engineering Systems & Management, Aston Logistics & Systems Institute, Aston University

Dr Kamila Walters, Lecturer - Supply Chain and Operations, University of Brighton

Andreas Gendo, Director Supply Chain Management, Kotányi