Following the successful
inaugural edition of Auto SCM
Summit last year in Pune,
India’s auto hub will host for a second time the Auto SCM Summit from 5 to 6 December 2017 at the Courtyard Marriott in Chakan.
Organised by Indian
Transport and Logistics News (ITLN), the second edition of Auto SCM Summit is themed
around “Creating a modern and
agile supply chain for auto industry in the digital age”. The event is
supported by Frankfurt
Airport for a second
Commenting on Frankfurt
Airport’s support for the event, Dirk Schusdziara, Senior Vice President,
Cargo, Fraport AG, said: “Following last year’s successful conference, we again
want to invite the whole automotive industry to continue our fruitful dialogue.
The last Auto SCM Summit proved how important it is to come together in order
to further optimise the supply chain. With new trends coming up continuously, a
constant exchange of ideas and best practices helps to gain a competitive
advantage in this fast-moving world of digital transformation.”
highlighted the importance of the Indian market and the potential Indian auto
manufacturing industry. “The Indian automotive industry has grown into the
sixth largest car manufacturer worldwide, with Pune being the automotive
powerhouse in India exporting more than 3 million cars yearly. Consequently,
this is also a very important market for Frankfurt Airport. Through a close
dialogue with the industry partners, we want to learn about their demands, thus
we can adapt our services accordingly,” he said.
The two-day conference is
intended for supply chain managers of automotive manufacturers and logistics
service providers who want to broaden their current business perspective and
get into contact with other players in the supply chain and authorities. The
event aims to bring together the whole sector to participate in a lively,
interactive exchange. Participants can gain new insights and network with
others from the industry in formal and informal settings.