On December 06, second professional seminar was co-organized by AGKN to discuss the latest challenges of smart logistics. The event attracted over 50 participants from Germany, Vietnam and China. There were three speeches from business and two speeches from academia. The event was virtually hosted by IU – International University of Applied Sciences. Two digital professional seminars 2022 are project events of GreenSilk, a four year project with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Ms. Yu-Hege (Greatview Aseptic Packaging Manufacturing GmbH, a consumer packaging company from Halle/Saale, Germany) shared the perspectives on disruptions-related logistics challenges for a global value chain (click to download slides).

Mr. Zander (University of Bremen) gave an overview about the necessity of adaptive digital solutions to link with a smart factory in construction engineering for more energy-efficient, refurbished buildings (click to download slides).

Mr. Sternel, a co-founder of reBox GmbH (secondary packaging start-up company from Germany) stressed the importance of sustainable and smart solutions for the last mile. He introduced the key selling points of reusable secondary packaging and the key challenges of reverse logistics (click to download slides).

Dr. Xu (Zhongyuan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, China) introduced project results on how smart logistics can support the smooth link between consumers in urban areas and farmers in rural areas adressing FMCG.

Ms. Ung (Viettel Group, a multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam) described numerous potentials of using Big Data by logistics companies with case studies from Vietnam. She is very sure that data-oriented design of logistics networks is an important competitive advantage. Moreover, she showed several approaches how to get and process Big Data with special attention to Social Media Big Data (click to download slides).

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Agenda of the seminar