JDA Day 2017: The Next Game Changer – Optimizing Supply Chain and Logistics

Day-long event includes sessions from leading UK grocer Waitrose and leading Philippines online fashion retailer Zalora, spanning themes on supply chain, retail planning and logistics

Makati City – May 2017 – JDA® Software Group, Inc., has announced its agenda for JDA DAY 2017, its annual regional user conference in Manila. (GenieTech) is the diamond sponsor of JDA DAY 2017.

Hosted this year as a regional conference, at Okada in Manila, May 18, JDA DAY 2017 will bring together nearly 250 supply chain professionals to network, share best practices and hear case studies of how industry leaders are delivering impressive results using JDA’s innovative solutions.

The evolving non-linear supply chain model has ushered in the digital supply chain transformation journey that is underway amongst retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers.

In line with this trend, the event this year entitled “The Next Game Changer – Optimizing Supply Chain and Logistics,” will focus on the digital strategies supply chain practitioners need to develop to respond and embrace these rapid technology advancements. The event will focus on how businesses can extend their scope of optimizing supply chain planning, and on improving warehousing and logistics processes and execution in a digital world.

JDA DAY 2017 will gather leading managers from manufacturing, production, store operations, retail planning, merchandising, category management, space & floor planning, warehouse, material handling, distribution, third-party logistics (3PL), transportation, and fleet management, among others.

JDA DAY 2017 will feature sessions by Constantin Robertz, Managing Director, Zalora (Philippines) and Jonathan Mayes, JDA Users Group Vice President and SIG Chair – Dispatcher WMS, Waitrose Ltd. (part of ).

Speakers from JDA, GenieTech, as well as other industry leaders will also meet and discuss topics on the latest issues and trends in building holistic strategies suited to the supply chain landscape in the Philippines and in Asia Pacific (APAC).

Speakers also include:

Vishal Dhawan, Vice President, Sales at JDA responsible for sales across the company’s footprint in Southeast Asia and India. Dhawan will discuss the topic of “The New Supply Chain Imperative: expanding beyond traditional models.”

Kevin Hill, Industry Strategy Director in APAC on the topic of “Orchestrating Your Supply Chain with Intelligent Fulfillment;”

Sanjay Prakash, Solutions Advisor in APAC on the topic of “Connected and Customer-Centric Store of the Future;”
Patrick Viney, Vice President, Industry Strategy, Retail in APAC on the topic of “Re-Imagining Retail Planning;”
Alex Yap, Senior Industry Strategy Director, and Manufacturing, on the topic of “Future of Consumer Goods Manufacturing: Innovation & Emerging Best Practices.”

Meanwhile, leaders from Dematic, Strategic Synergy Inc., and GenieTech will also share their expertise during JDA Day, including John Boe, Director for Consulting, GenieTech, who will talk about the replenishment challenges in today’s buyers’ market.