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Prof. Dr. Michael Henke’s speech: supply chain in industry 4.0 age


Prof. Dr. Michael Henke, Member of Board of Directors and Director of Enterprise Logistics, Fraunhofer IML, will join LogiMAT China 2017 next month in Nanjing, and will present a speech in main forum focus on supply chain management in industry 4.0 age.

Prof. Dr. Michael Henke’s speech schedule
10:05-10:35, 20 June 2017
How to Successfully Manage Industry 4.0 along the Supply Chain and What It Will Mean for the Industry by 2035
       a) Managing migration: Systematic implementation of Logistics 4.0 in the company
       b) Digital refinement of operational processes and the construction of new business models with Logistics 4.0
       c) Industry trends till 2035

13:30-14:00, 22 June 2017
How to Successfully Collaborate along the Supply Chain in the Automotive Industry
       a) Standardization as a prerequisite for collaborative planning
       b) Vision of a shadowed supply chain
       c) Supply Chain Risk Management

About Prof. Dr. Michael Henke
Prof. Dr. Michael Henke completes the board of directors of Fraunhofer IML as director of the section Enterprise Logistics and he also holds the chair of Enterprise Logistics at the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TU Dortmund University. Henke, who held the Chair of Purchasing and Supply Management at EBS European Business School in Wiesbaden, started his career at Fraunhofer IML at the beginning of September 2013.

Michael Henke began his career studying Brewing and Beverage Technology at the Technical University of Munich (Dipl.-Ing.). He gained his doctorate and habilitation in Business and Economics at the Technical University of Munich. During the last year of his habilitation Michael Henke was also working as senior consultant for the Supply Management Group SMG in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Since 2007 he was teaching and researching as professor at the EBS.

His research focuses lie among others on the area of e.g. management of the Industry 4.0, purchasing and supply management, supply chain risk management and financial supply chain management.