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Gurgaon, Haryana, India, 2007/05/10 - The India Supply Chain Council (ISCC) & the Global Supply Chain Council organized a one-day program on the Retail Supply Chain, in New Delhi. HCL & Birlasoft were the sponsors for the event along with Third Eyesight as the knowledge partner.
The event was attended by leading supply chain professionals from across India.
The sessions covered a wide range of topics varying from Leveraging Supply Chain to improve Retail Profitability, by Deepak Gupta, Director – Product Supply, P&G; Insights on best practices by Bimal Sareen, CEO, Avanna; Supply Chain Challenges by Harsharan Marwah, Chielf Supply Chain, Dominos Pizza India; Impact of Modern Retail in Supply Chain Evolution, by Devangshu Dutta, CEO Third Eyesight and International expectations for the future of the CP and Retail Chain by Drs. Ard Jan Vethman, Principal Consultant at CAPGEMINI among others.
Mr. Harsharan Marwah, from Dominos Pizza India Limited shared that “The challenge lies in expansion of businesses at an astonishing rate, owing to aggressive strategies and limited choice of suppliers due to the unique nature of materials and the strict quality guidelines.” Standing on the threshold of a retail revolution and witnessing a fast changing retail landscape, India is all set to experience the phenomenon of a global village. India presents a grand opportunity to the world at large, to use it as a business hub. Mr. Devangshu Dutta, CEO Third Eyesight further added, “In the next 3 years we will witness improved and better infrastructure – collection, storage, processing and transport and technology playing a vital role in track and trace (RFID, etc), planning, forecasting, dynamic pricing/ profit optimization.”
Discussing demand driven retailing, Dr. Amit Shekhar, Global Head Supply Chain Management, HCL Technologies stated, that demand driven retailing is a system of technologies which responds to real time demand and would improve the agility to become more responsive and proactive to changes in supply chain.
Birlasoft is in the process of developing a go to market solution, keeping in mind the evolving market need for a collaborative technology between manufacturer and the retailer.
About The India Supply Chain Council (ISCC)
The India Supply Chain Council (SupplyChains.in) is India’s leading society dedicated to furthering the knowledge, understanding, and career development of executives, managers, and professionals in the field of supply chain, logistics and manufacturing management in India.
Founded in September 2006, the Council's mission is to be the vital link for supply chain and logistics professionals who must stay on top in our fast-growing, ever-changing industry. The Council is a privately owned not-for-profit organization run by a committee of experienced professionals in India.