Capturing Value from Digitalization of Intra-Logistics

Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin Hotel, Stuttgart, Germany
Site visit
AUDI Neckarsulm
23 - 24 May 2019
24 - 25 January 2019
Who should attend?

Directors and Managers in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations, Demand and Supply Planning, Procurement, Purchasing and related areas with the ambition to improve logistics in their business


This course is an interactive 2-day masterclass bringing together logistics professionals from all around Europe. By presenting inspirational examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual projects, the training allows participants to familiarise themselves with all key aspects of the transformation towards Smart Logistics. In addition, delegates will benefit from the opportunity to network with other senior professionals within the group. The training features private guided tours to the Fraunhofer IPA application centre.


Key Topics

• Assessing the optimal automation level for logistical tasks in your company

• How to analyse the cost-effectiveness of various innovative warehousing solutions

• Best practices in designing and optimising order picking systems / demand planning

• Automated guided vehicles: planning methods and navigation by sensor-based cloud


DAY 1:

  • What is the right level of Logistics 4.0?
  • Use case examples from multiple industries
  • How to assess the adequate level of digitalization for my own field of responsibility?

DAY 2:

  • Navigation for Mobile Robots and Automated Guided Vehicles
  • Guided tour of AUDI Neckarsulm focused on logistics
  • Learn how to evaluate the contribution of specific logistics use cases for supply chain efficiency



Joachim Getto is the Director, TM & Digital Logistics at BearingPoint with more than 20 years of experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management as plant manager and management consultant. Joachim combines applied business thinking with a strong technological background and accounts for research activities about the contribution of artificial intelligence to supply chain efficiency. He has expert knowledge in developing global IT strategies and IT system architectures and conducted multiple projects in the field of operational excellence in transport and warehouse management with close interrelation to production planning and execution. Joachim has done research about the contribution of machine learning to supply chain efficiency and is the author of numerous studies and articles on logistics and supply chain trends and speaker at conferences as well as a lecturer at universities.


Kai Pfeiffer, born in 1976, studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Technology Darmstadt from 1996 till 2001. He finished his Diploma thesis on a three-dimensional measurement of vehicles based on laser scanners in December 2001. Since 2002 he joined the department robot systems at Fraunhofer IPA. Since 2007 he is leading the group for service robots for commercial and industrial applications. He finished his PhD thesis “Autonomous Sensor Probes for Mobile Surveillance Robots and their Deployment Strategies” in January 2014. His main research interests lie in the field of cloud-based navigation systems.

Tour info

AUDI Neckarsulm - agile logistics

Around 1,100 Audi employees work at the Neckarsulm site in the field of logistics alone – from warehouse personnel to IT specialists. They organise all components and materials required for the production, and prepare the transport and export of new cars.

During this themed tour you will become familiar with the production control and plant logistics at Audi Neckarsulm. You will not only discover the driverless transport vehicles, but also visit the automated high-bay warehouse for the first time. The highlight is the multimedia terminal that shows you who keeps the time at the Neckarsulm site.


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