TraceLink announces FutureLink top focus on digital supply chains
TraceLink, the world’s largest track and trace network for connecting Life Sciences supply chain, has announced its FutureLink 2019 event.
The company, which has received funding from Goldman Sachs and FirstMark Capital, will be hosting its data-focused healthcare supply chain event in Barcelona.
FutureLink 2019 will take place at the Hotel NH Collection Barcelona Tower between 11 and 13 June.
“In a post-EU FMD world, many businesses will be looking to leverage their serialization investments into long-term operational and commercial value,” remarked Shabbir Dahod, President and CEO of TraceLink.
“With a fully digitalized supply chain and an integrated digital supply network, companies will have the capabilities to comply with track and trace compliance, digitalize their various B2B transactions, apply integrated IoT to their business and edge processes, deploy intelligent analytics into their supply chain and engage trading partners, end users and consumers through digital health.”
“FutureLink is the only industry event that brings together the end-to-end supply chain to collaborate on new and innovative digital solutions that maximize the efficacy, quality, safety, security and availability of pharmaceutical products.”
New speakers announced for Procurement & Supply Chain Live
Two leading executives in supply chain transformation have been confirmed for this year's Procurement & Supply Chain Live event.
Procurement & Supply Chain Live is the perfect opportunity to hear from prominent executives at the world’s leading procurement and supply chain businesses. The event will be streamed live from Tobacco Dock, London via the leading networking platform Brella.
The three-day show, running 28-30 September 2021, is an essential deep dive into the industry, with influential speakers sharing insights and strategies from their organisations, group roundtable discussions, and fireside chats.
We take a look at the latest additions to the already amazing lineup of speakers announced so far, and what they will bring to the flagship event.
VP Global Supply Chain at Macmillan Education Ltd
Shaun Plunkett has over 30 years of supply chain leadership experience in FMCG, entertainment and media sectors, supporting multi-billion euro businesses including Universal Music, EMI, Sony Music, Harper Collins and Associated British Foods. He has a track record of successfully delivering transformational change coupled with award winning operating models and developing and coaching global teams. Plunkett says that challenging the status quo is at the heart of what drives him on a daily basis - and encouraging others to continuously push the boundaries.
Read more about Plunkett’s involvement in Macmillan Education’s supply chain transformation HERE
Digital Transformation Lead, Oracle UK and Board Member, CILT at Macmillan Education Ltd
Vikram Singla is digital transformation director at Oracle, UK. He helps supply chain and finance business leaders leverage technology to deliver meaningful business outcomes for their organisations. He also serves on the board if CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) – UK and is an Honorary Visiting Fellow at Anglian Ruskin University. Singla has more than 25 years’ experience in the technology sector, and in global supply chain transformation, including deploying business transformation programmes for Fortune 500 firms. In his spare time, Singla is a passionate brand ambassador for Cancer Research.
Plunkett and Singla join a growing line-up of speakers, including: Sheri R. Hinish, IBM; Robert Copeland, G4S; Daniel Weise, BCG; Mark Bromley, Mastercard; David Loseby, Rolls Royce; and Ninian Wilson, Vodafone Procurement Company.