LogiMed 2017

October 18-October 19, 2017

Hyperion Hotel, Hamburg

44 (0) 207 368 9766

Rick Desmarais

Director Global JJOS Deployment Leader
Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems
Rick has held a wide variety of positions during his 16 years with Johnson & Johnson. He has worked in all apsects of the Supply chain including Make, Source, Plan and most recently Deliver. He has managed start-up plants in Switzerland, opened a new distribution center in Belgium and has become a champion for Lean Thinking across J&J. Currently, he is in a global deployment role, impementing the Johnson & Johnson Operating System to bring transformational change across the J&J Supply Chain network.

Day 1 - Wednesday 18th October 2017

09:40 AM ALL STAR PANEL: Supply chain transformation in the era of the customer: How are leading manufacturers adapting their strategies in order to truly add value to the end user?

  • In what ways can medical device companies improve customer experience?

  • How to enhance collaborate with 3PLs to ensure customer satisfaction

  • What is the best internal structure for the customer services/care function?


•The growing importance of value added services and assessing its impact on the supply chain  
Peter Trappeniers, Senior Customer Care Manager EMEA, Terumo

•How to use digitalisation to advance track and trace capabilities and create a customer centric supply chain  
Guillaume Gasc, VP Competence Center & Supply Chain, Carl Zeiss Meditec

•How to use bar codes and the information generated in order to improve product traceability and maximise the return on investment 
Jenny Gough, GS1 Specialist, Mölnlycke Health Care

•How to help manufactures and logistics service providers maintain strategic relationships, get real-time visibility and leverage productivity 
Speaker TBC, ShipitSmarter

•How can market segmentation help supply chain deliver a higher level of service?
Mathijs Luts, Director Supply Chain EMEA & India, Abbott 

•How to ensure accurate serialisation of your products with the use of UDI 
Rick Desmarais, Director, Global JJOS Deployment Leader, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems

•How can supply chain collaborate with IT to embed new digital capabilities? 
Jos Hanssen, Operations Director EMEA, Össur

•Pros and cons of using cloud based solutions: Cost benefit ratios and security considerations 

Cyber security in the SC: What are the risks and how can you mitigate them? 

•Centralised vs. decentralised SC functions: How do you determine the right model?

•Culture change: How do you manage people towards embracing digitalisation?

•How is the industry being transformed with the use of smart phones/health apps and how should the supply chain respond? 

•Title TBC 
Valérie Le Blanc, Transport and Logistics Manager EMEAI, Beckman Coulter
Benoît Penet, Senior manager Supply Chain Operations, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Day 2 - Thursday 19th October 2017

11:00 AM CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Improve customer supply chain efficiency & collaboration for trauma inventory

  • Improving trauma tray efficiency can lead to reducing tray discrepancies, cycle time and operational savings

  • Best practices on optimizing value stream with lean process improvement and kaizen

  • Reducing complexity with tray optimization leads to simplifying people, process, systems to free up valuable resources and space in hospitals