eft has produced a snapshot into the top discussion that took place at this year’s European Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain summit in May
The Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit, held in Amsterdam on May 21-22nd, brought together senior supply chain executives from the hi-tech elite to discuss supply chain strategies for driving growth in their hi-tech businesses. With multiple tracks, 10 carefully researched and insightful sessions and 20+ senior-level speakers at the event, the team at eft have put together some of the highlights, allowing for a complete overview of what took place.
In this sum-up you can see what the delegates and presenters had to say on big data, supply chain risk, the 3PL-supplier relationship, aftermarket services and crucial markets including Turkey, Africa and the Middle East. The debrief examines HP’s multi-modal logistics network and looks at a real life risk management case study from Sony Computer Entertainment’s as well as providing a short analysis of the big data live polling and a comprehensive list of the dos and don’ts of a 3PL relationship.
“This is just a small taster of the fantastic discussions that took place at this year’s Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit. With senior level supply chain executives present from top companies such as Infineon, Media Saturn, Foxconn, HP and Bang & Olufsen we were able to gain key insight from the whole hi-tech supply chain spectrum. These highlights demonstrate the quality and breadth of information shared amongst the community ” commented Sophie Farrow, Event Director.
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