Shanghai continued to drive forward as the global hub for supply chain and logistics leaders from 18 countries and regions for The 2nd Consumer Goods Supply Chain Officer Summit（http://scm001.com/vjpynw/）, which ended at Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East, 21st November 2013.
The summit, moderated by Thomas W. Derry and Mark Millar elaborated to delegates on insights into the next-generation supply chains in the new normal.
One of the speakers indicated that FMCG manufacturers need to be transformed through supply chain for new growth in an omni-channel world, since supply chain structures which were built around solutions five to ten years ago seem inappropriate now.
"We should keep moving fast, or we will be left behind. Involving customer expectations and needs into supply chain designs becomes highest priority to us," he said. "As we all know, Tech innovation leads to brighter future. Social media such as Facebook, online shopping and coupons through mobile and online channels are having the most significant impact on our businesses."
Volatile demand, expanding product portfolios and increasing cost pressures drives people to embrace a better channel --- E-Commerce. Retail giants like Tesco, Unilever are exploiting the growth of channel to expand online market share as well as earn more brand loyal.
The 2nd Consumer Goods Supply Chain Officer Summit is a fabulous global platform for the exchange of ideas and insights, networking and business development for supply chain professionals regarding new technology & the entire supply chain optimization.
"It's a great pleasure to host this summit. Delegates show the growing interest in developing supply chain globally," said Forrest Song, director of GlobalSCM Group.
Evaluation forms revealed that
74% of delegates felt the conference was very good and 19% was excellent.
94% thought that they would attend next year.
89% of delegates commented that the conference exhibitions were attractive and 9% commented that it was good.
About Conference Organizer
GlobalSCM Group（http://www.globalscm-group.com/index.php） is an Asia leading organization dedicated to researching, understanding, integrating resources, and spreading knowledge in supply chain, logistics, procurement and manufacturing fields. GlobalSCM has 4 main brands: SCO summit, iChainnel, GlobalSCM Training, GlobalSCM.net.
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