E-commerce giants and leading carriers top speaker list at The Delivery Conference
Global e-commerce and technology giants Alibaba, Amazon, eBay and Google, leading British retailers and major parcel carriers will top the list of speakers at this year’s The Delivery Conference, TDC Global 2019, in London on February 26.
The one-day event, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, will bring together a line-up of senior executives from across the retail and delivery sectors who will address a wide range of topics including eCommerce delivery, customer experience and expectation, cross-border trade, logistics and supply chain strategy.
Delegates will also profit from extensive networking opportunities at the conference and accompanying exhibition at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, close to Hyde Park. CEP-Research is once again a media partner for the renowned event, which typically attracts well over 1,000 participants.
According to organiser MetaPack, the global leader in eCommerce delivery technology, the Delivery Conference – TDC Global – “is a must-attend event for anyone interested in gaining insight into the future of eCommerce delivery. This event brings the eCommerce community together to identify market trends, share innovative ideas and strategies, and discuss the challenges of meeting customers’ ever-increasing expectations for their retail and delivery experience.”
John Clem, General Manager at MetaPack, said: “There is no other international event that provides the breadth of insight and ideas into eCommerce delivery than TDC. Over the past 10 years, TDC has built a reputation for providing valuable guidance to the online retail and order fulfilment industry, helping retailers and service providers set their plans and strategy for the year ahead.”
TDC Global 2019 will kick off with a keynote speech from MetaPack founder Patrick Wall, who will discuss the most important trends shaping the eCommerce industry in 2019. The first session will also include presentations from Howard Saunders, Retail Futurist at Twenty-second and fifth; Yeming Wang, Business General Manager at Alibaba Cloud Global; and Martijn Bertisen, UK Sales Director, Google.
Other retailers and e-commerce providers speaking at the event include Paolo Levoni, COO, eBay UK; Toby Knight, Manager, Solutions Architect (Retail), Amazon Web Services; Graeme Carter, Group Vice President, Global Order Fulfilment & Distribution, Avon;
Emma Mead, Group Omnichannel Director, Holland & Barrett; Bruce Harryman, Senior Manager Distribution Planning, John Lewis; and Julia Bindley, Partner & Operations Director, Notonthehighstreet.
International speakers include former Amazon Logistics executive Philippe Hemard, Founder, PHC; and Alex Vassiliev, Chief International Officer, Yandex Market.
Moreover, top executives from the UK’s leading parcel carriers will address the conference, including Dwain McDonald, CEO, DPD; Martijn de Lange, CEO, Hermes; Neil Ashworth, CEO, CollectPlus & Yodel; and Patrick Gallagher, CEO, CitySprint Group.
Other carrier presentations will come from Garrett Bridgeman, Managing Director & COO Mails & Parcels, An Post; Michael Weinberg, SVP Business Development, BRINGG; and Ulrich Dehmer, Contract Logistics – Global Core Service Distribution Head of Information Systems, Kuehne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, Germany
Attendees will also have a chance to interact with over thirty exhibitors in the dedicated eCommerce Delivery exhibition hall, and can join the networking drinks reception and presentation of the Delivery Excellence Awards after the conference sessions close for the day.
Further information about the event, including the programme, is available here.