SAP-Centric Supply Chain

SAP-Centric Supply Chain (formerly SAP-Centric Materials & Logistics) is the fastest growing supply chain conference in North America and the only event dedicated to SAP users taking place in Spring 2018. Don’t miss the go-to event for today’s best strategies and technologies for supply chain, materials, inventory, procurement and logistics. Learn from some of the largest asset-intensive companies across numerous industries at featured customer case studies, gain expertise from key influencers in business and technology, and discover best practices for implementing SAP or enhancing current initiatives. Keep up-to-date on conference content and updates: @SAPCentricSCM

For the second year, the conference will be co-located with SAP-Centric EAM bringing asset management and supply chain professionals to one location. Effective materials, services, and inventory management is a pre-requisite to effective asset management. Whether your asset team wants to build an asset, dispose of it, service it, or repair it, they need supply chain to deliver. The better both sides of the business understand each other’s needs, the better the outcome. Don’t miss this opportunity collaborate with your asset management counterparts so you can more effectively and efficiently succeed.

 

 

Meet the Speakers!

 
  • Alan Amling

    Vice President, Corporate Strategy, UPS
     
    The Brave New World of On-Demand Manufacturing

    In this keynote, UPS’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy will separate the hype from reality on the current state of 3D printing. Hear how this game-changing technology is leading real-world applications and transforming supply change management by reducing spare parts inventory and creating on-demand production capabilities by leveraging the global logistics networks. Both the speed bumps and accelerators of 3D...

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  • Marty Groover

    Building Construction Products Operational Technology Leader, Caterpillar
     
    Caterpillar’s Live Factory: Digitizing Business Outcomes

    To compete in an e-commerce market, a fully integrated digital thread is required from the customer through the industrial complex to the digital supply network. Caterpillar’s enterprise goal was to propel the business past incremental improvements with digital transformation, solving their common manufacturing issues while reducing process and product variation. They took on a Live Factory project which include Predictive...

    Read more >
     
  • Patrick Crampton-Thomas

    Head of Digital Product & Asset Management, SAP
     
    Market Drivers & SAP Strategies for Digital Transformation in Logistics & Asset Operations

    The digital economy is transforming the world we live in and its more important now than ever for asset management and logistic teams to work together to create a digitized operation environment. Join us to hear how major industry trends like customer centricity, distributed manufacturing and a network economy are driving the opportunity for digital transformation and how SAP is...

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  • Markus Rosemann

    Global Vice President, Digital Logistics, SAP
     
    Market Drivers & SAP Strategies for Digital Transformation in Logistics & Asset Operations

    The digital economy is transforming the world we live in and its more important now than ever for asset management and logistic teams to work together to create a digitized operation environment. Join us to hear how major industry trends like customer centricity, distributed manufacturing and a network economy are driving the opportunity for digital transformation and how SAP is...

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  • Mark Eaton

    NBA All-Star, Guest Speaker
     
    The Four Commitments of a Winning Team

    In this high-energy, insightful presentation, Mark Eaton will share how he rose from auto mechanic to NBA All-Star and, after 12 amazing years with the Utah Jazz, reinvented himself and became a business leader, entrepreneur, radio and TV personality and subject of a soon-to-be released film. Join this keynote to experience the excitement and drama of how he challenged himself,...

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SAP-Centric Webcast Series

When it comes to implementing new technology or leveraging your existing model, managing organizational change and expectations is often the most complex challenge every organization is faced with. Your technology is only as good as the users behind it, so how do you engage and motivate your employees to drive adoption and sustainability? Hear how these organizations conquered complex technology and process changes by leveraging their most important resource: their people.

 
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Top 5 Supply Chain Management Topics in 2018

Data and analytics have always been an essential foundation for supply chain management (SCM) professionals, but the process of how data is generated, aggregated and analyzed is very different today than it was even a few years ago. Thanks to IoT, devices are connected and cloud-enabled allowing for automated data entry and analytics. Actionable insights are now readily available enabling SCM professionals to make better decisions at a faster pace. But now that this technology is accessible, where are supply chain experts investing? What critical areas of focus do they see the most opportunity?

 
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    Platinum Sponsor
     
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    Gold Sponsor
     

The Brave New World of On-Demand Manufacturing

In this keynote, UPS’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy will separate the hype from reality on the current state of 3D printing. Hear how this game-changing technology is leading real-world applications and transforming supply change management by reducing spare parts inventory and creating on-demand production capabilities by leveraging the global logistics networks. Both the speed bumps and accelerators of 3D printing will be discussed as companies pave a path to lower inventories, more efficient production and meeting the needs of the “I want what I want, when I want it” consumer.

Caterpillar’s Live Factory: Digitizing Business Outcomes

To compete in an e-commerce market, a fully integrated digital thread is required from the customer through the industrial complex to the digital supply network. Caterpillar’s enterprise goal was to propel the business past incremental improvements with digital transformation, solving their common manufacturing issues while reducing process and product variation. They took on a Live Factory project which include Predictive Maintenance, RFID tracking, vehicle insights, live digital manufacturing insights, integration and intelligence. Additionally, they deployed a Digital Boardroom to create a live link between strategic planning and the tactical and operational day-to-day. Hear how this capability has given Caterpillar a competitive advantage by:

  • Digitizing their factories and allowing for an increase in market share and overall economic value
  • Creating a fully integrated digital stream from the customer to the supply network
  • Using their Athens facility as pilot, they could roll out in other factories in six short months
  • Implementing six IIoT projects at the core

Market Drivers & SAP Strategies for Digital Transformation in Logistics & Asset Operations

The digital economy is transforming the world we live in and its more important now than ever for asset management and logistic teams to work together to create a digitized operation environment. Join us to hear how major industry trends like customer centricity, distributed manufacturing and a network economy are driving the opportunity for digital transformation and how SAP is innovating to meet this ever-changing environment. Join SAP’s Vice President of Digital Logistics & Order Fulfillment and Head of Digital Product & Asset Management as they share ways to leverage SAP in areas such as S/4HANA, Cloud, Leonardo, Networks and ‘digital twins’. This keynote will provide key insights to take your logistics and asset management teams to the next level.

Market Drivers & SAP Strategies for Digital Transformation in Logistics & Asset Operations

The digital economy is transforming the world we live in and its more important now than ever for asset management and logistic teams to work together to create a digitized operation environment. Join us to hear how major industry trends like customer centricity, distributed manufacturing and a network economy are driving the opportunity for digital transformation and how SAP is innovating to meet this ever-changing environment. Join SAP’s Vice President of Digital Logistics & Order Fulfillment and Head of Digital Product & Asset Management as they share ways to leverage SAP in areas such as S/4HANA, Cloud, Leonardo, Networks and ‘digital twins’. This keynote will provide key insights to take your logistics and asset management teams to the next level.

The Four Commitments of a Winning Team

In this high-energy, insightful presentation, Mark Eaton will share how he rose from auto mechanic to NBA All-Star and, after 12 amazing years with the Utah Jazz, reinvented himself and became a business leader, entrepreneur, radio and TV personality and subject of a soon-to-be released film. Join this keynote to experience the excitement and drama of how he challenged himself, his beliefs and found the courage to keep going and achieve success beyond anything he thought possible. Get the inside story on what it takes to win, and discover how to turn your people into top performers by applying the concepts that create sports superstars to the world of business. Takeaway proven strategies and powerful, actionable ideas you can use immediately to create breakthroughs in your workplace and inspire your team to start playing a bigger game. Imagine the value as you discover:

  • What it takes to consistently play at the top of your game
  • How to build the trust and loyalty
  • The secret to establishing an inspiring, energizing and harmonious work environment
This is a must-attend to learn how to attain your highest leadership goals, maximize your team’s potential and develop a game plan to turn every member of your organization into a peak-performer!