The Centre for Logistics and Supply chain Management and Arista, the Operations club of LIBA organized the Logistics Conclave on 9th October 2021. This Conclave, an annual business event is an initiative to ignite young minds about the business world by eminent industry experts. The theme of this conclave was “Logistics in the Digital Era”.
The forenoon session of the Conclave hosted three industry experts. Mr. Vinod Alex Kadavan, Senior General Manager, M+R Speedag addressed the digital transformation initiatives of the logistics industry. Mr. Gopalan Parthasarathy, Area General Manager, CMA CGM presented on the shipping Line perspective of digitalization of logistics. Mr. Jayachandran Seeman, General Manager, OfficeFramework Operations Centre Pvt. Ltd. discussed the digitization initiatives in the Freight forwarding business of Logistics.
The afternoon session was a panel discussion on the theme “Digitalization of Logistics – The way forward”. The panel discussion was moderated by Mr. Guiness Girivasan, Strategic Advisor, Kerry Indev Logistics Ltd., Mr. Antony Allapat, Founder and CTO of Axonn Networks, Mr. Asokan Sattanathan, Chairman and Managing Director of Aahaa Technologies and Mr. Boby Mohan, Chief Information Officer, TVS Supply chain Solutions Ltd. The discussions revolved around priorities for digitalization of logistics, challenges faced by logistics companies in the context of technology risk, cyberattacks, vendor risks and business continuity plans. The session was well received and a great experience listening to eminent speakers.