Future Logistics Summit Gives Hope to the Business World

Organized by the International Transport and Logistics Service Providers Association UTİKAD, the Future Logistics Summit was held on September 19, 2018 at Elite World Europe Hotel. Aiming to shed light on the future of the logistics industry, the summit attracted great attention from the logistics sector representatives and supply chain managers.

At the summit, which was attended by 141 representatives from 274 companies, 2 main speakers, 14 panelists met the participants. The summit supported by the international freight platform Trans.Eu as “MAIN SPONSOR”, Turkish Cargo's “GOLD SPONSOR”, which is growing day by day, and the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO), one of the non-governmental organizations leading the Turkish business world, as the “SILVER SPONSOR”. gave hope to the business world.

The 'Future Logistics Summit' organized by UTIKAD, the International Transport and Logistics Service Providers Association, attracted attention from both the logistics industry and the leading organizations in the Turkish economy world. In addition to the logistics sector representatives, Elite World Europe Hotel gathered representatives from many different sectors, ranging from supply chain managers to manufacturers, import and export companies, foreign trade companies, software and technology companies to insurance companies. At the summit, which sheds light on the future of the logistics industry, new business models and ways of doing business are waiting for the sectors in the e-world. Business representatives, who had a difficult time in the national economy, left hopeful at the summit.

IT TAKES PLACE BETWEEN PRIORITIES IN OUR 'FUTURE' AGENDA

At the summit, which was a pleasant start with the presentations of Mert and Sunny Rusçuklu, UTİKAD Chairman of the Board Emre Eldener met with the participants. UTİKAD President Eldener; “The Future Logistics Summit is organized by UTİKAD for the first time this year. And how happy we see such an interest ... The world is changing, technology is advancing rapidly. This unavoidable rapid change shakes the logistics sector as well as every sector. It forces us to renew both as individuals and in our professional life and to look at the future from different perspectives.

As UTİKAD, we have been following this change closely for about 3 years. We state that innovations, developments and the future will force us to a strong change in every platform. 'FUTURE' is among the priority items of our agenda in almost every meeting.

We look forward to the future. We are open to innovations edik At this point, we wanted to bring the ministers, who, like the rest of us, to the future with names that can convey future opportunities, Yenilik he said.

UFUK TARHAN AND 'THE FUTURE AND FUTURE'

Futurist-Economist Ufuk Tarhan, the first speaker of the Future Logistics Summit after President Eldener, talked about the future scenarios that will determine the professional and private life with his speech titled 'Those Coming With the Future'. Drawing attention with its extraordinary and assertive determinations on blockchain, Tarhan also shared its predictions about the future of the real sectors and logistics sector.

HOW TO PLAY WITH BLOCKCAHIN

In the first half of the summit; 'Stay in the game with Blockcha the' panel of the Frankfurt School Blockcha Center Director Dr. Turkey Kadri Bahşi, Founder of Chainstep GmbH Frank Bolten and Further Network Co-founder Kadir Özgür Oğuz explained the applications and effects of blockchain technology in the logistics industry and supply chain to the participants.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE-BASED NEW SERVICE FROM TRANS.EU

The Main Sponsor of the Summit, Trans.Eu, Eastern Europe and Eurasia Group Director Ege Özsaygılı met with the participants in the presentation of the Innovative Investment in Logistics New Period. Özsaygılı shared Trans.Eu's new working principles and artificial intelligence-based services with the participants in detail.

Trans-EU Eastern Europe and Eurasia Group Director Ege Özsaygılı and Turkish Cargo Customer Relations Vice President Ahmet Kaya shared the latest developments in the sector and their reflections in the 'Adapting Logistics to the Future' panel, moderated by UTİKAD President Emre Eldener.

EFFECTS OF GLOBAL HEATING TO LOGISTICS

The Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D) Chairman and ITU Faculty Member Professor at the panel titled 'Routes are Changing While the World Is Warming' Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu, the Regional Environmental Center (REC) Turkey Unal Treasurer and Director Rifat Piri Reis University Lecturer, Long Distance Captain Barbaros Büyüksağnak, evaluated the potential effects of climate change in the logistics sector.

Trans.Eu, Turkish Cargo, ECB Sigorta ve Reasürans Brokerliği A.Ş., Shipco Transport Uluslararası Nakliyat Ltd. Ltd. Şti., Xinerji Teknoloji Hizmetleri Ltd. Şti. Sti. and after the lunch break, where he had the opportunity to visit the stands of TEDAR, the second part of the summit was passed.

ALİ RIZA ERSOY CHANGE WITH CHANGE

ION Academy Founder Ali Rıza Ersoy, the main speaker of the second part of the summit in the afternoon, conveyed the effects of Industry 4.0 to logistics, with an enjoyable presentation, especially in professional lives. With his speech titled 'Catch the Change: Industry 4.0', Ersoy revealed the trends that will shape the sectors.

Turkish Cargo Cargo Product Development Specialist İbrahim Sipahi, who came to the scene after Ali Rıza Ersoy, brought the e-Commerce and Innovation issue from the Airline Perspective to the agenda in his Innovative Investment presentation.

EXPECTATIONS OF SUPPLY CHAIN ​​FROM LOGISTICS SECTOR

As a panelist, the supply chain managers took part in the Digitalization, Expectations and Human Panel organized by TEDAR. Tuğrul Günal, Siemens Supply Chain Management Director and TEDAR Board Chairman, Funda Öztürk, Borusan Holding Purchasing Director and TEDAR Board Member, and BSH Ev Aletleri A.Ş. Vice President of Logistics (T-MEA-CIS Region) and TEDAR Board Member Tolgay Nur discussed the expectations of the supply chain from the logistics sector.

WHAT WILL SUCH SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS?

the creation of future scenarios which have an important place in the framework of 'sustainability' created under the concept of 'Sustainable Business Models of the Future' Sustainability Academy panel Board Members Semra Joy, Unilever Turkey Board Member, Sustainable Business and Communications Director Ebru Senel Range and CHEP Turkey and North Africa Regional Director Şafak Aktekin came together. In the panel, where tips on adapting today's business models to the future are given, productive forecasts were made through sample business models.

HOW SHOULD FORWARDING BE FIGURED?

The last panel of the summit was carried out by Cavit Uğur, General Director of UTİKAD. Uğur explains the future of the forwarder profession and how the forwarders of the future will be shaped. U Our profession will change for many years and will continue to exist by adapting to time and technological revolutions “.

The summit, which attracted the attention of media members as well as different sector representatives, ended after the family photograph was taken. With the hope that the participants are separated with hope, bringing a visionary vision to the future and raising awareness about the effects of technological developments on the sector, UTIKAD Zirve will be repeated next year with different themes and speakers.

HISTORY LOGISTICS EXHIBITION

Within the scope of the Future Logistics Summit; The 'Logistics of the Past' exhibition also met with the participants. UTIKAD Board Member Taner İzmirlioğlu's History Logistics exhibition consisting of special pieces selected from the personal collection attracted great attention from the summit participants. A carefully selected piece from the exhibition where the bill of lading, photographs, stocks, postcards and many similar documents was presented to UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener by Taner İzmirlioğlu.

THE LOGISTICS SUMMIT OF THE FUTURE WITH NUMBER

274 Participant
141 Company
14 Panelist
2 Keynote Speakers
6 Panel
2 Innovative Investment Session

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