09:00 CET - Logistics Ecosystem Theatre - Transformative Technologies
How are emerging leading-edge intelligent technologies beginning to provide solutions that could transform parcel and letter operations, such as sorting, storage and delivery? How can smart, AI-controlled systems and advanced automation (including the use of robotics and autonomous vehicles) increase efficiency, improve customized services and reduce costs? How can the complexity of optimization, sequencing and time-critical logistics be addressed using the latest smart technology solutions?
Helen Norman Editor in chief Parcel and Postal Technology International UK
Biography: Helen has worked for UKi Media & Events for nearly a decade. She joined the company as assistant editor on Passenger Terminal World and since progressed to become editor of five publications, covering everything from aviation, logistics and e-commerce to meteorology. She has a love for travel and property and has redeveloped three houses in three years. When she’s not editing magazines, she’s running around after her two boys and their partner in crime, Pete the pug.
09:00 CET - AI cognitive solutions in post and logistics
Nelson Fernandes SVP global business and product development Planet AI GmbH Germany
Biography: Nelson has over 25 yrs of software and product development/management, consulting, and entrepreneurial experience in the technology industry. He is passionate about AI, machine learning, building sticky products and high-performing teams! His work specializes in a systematic approach to AI for business automation focusing on cognitive computing, enterprise content management system, mobility Solutions and big data.
AI-based methods offer several advantages in improving prediction performance for variance detection and functional outcome prediction. This leads to automation that helps in the security risk assessment and clearance process. Automating threat object detection from x-ray scans of parcels leads to increased efficiency of the whole security procedure. There is a partnership in operation in which solutions are developed that are also learning in the workflow, bringing the deep expertise of an R&D organization into the field of post and logistics (reading CN22 content, sender receiver information, reading x-ray images for opioid detection) as well as traffic surveillance and document understanding.
09:20 CET - AI robotics leads the future of logistics world
Jian Zhang President of EMEA Geekplus europe Gmbh Germany
Biography: Mr Zhang is now the president of Geekplus Europe. Last year he built up the Europe team to bring the advanced robotics technology from China to the western world.
With the rise of e-commerce and the demand for a faster and more flexible movement of goods, warehouse and manufacturing operators are facing increasingly complex production and logistics challenges today. Speed, product diversification, same-day delivery, volume, safety… these concerns are affecting a wide range of industries, from apparel, retail and automotive to electronics, energy and pharmaceutical industries. This presentation will discuss how the Geek+ vision of a fully automated and intelligent global supply chain can make logistics affordable, efficient, flexible, safe and agile.