Today, 21 May 2015, the World E-Commerce Summit kicks off in Berlin. The two-day event, organised by information technology and services firm Apptus, will focus on trends and developments in global e-commerce. Speakers from Capgemini Consulting and Innopay will contribute to the programme.
World E-Commerce Summit
On May 21 and 22, information technology and services firm Apptus is hosting the World E-Commerce Summit in the Pestana Berlin Tiergarten Hotel in Berlin. The two-day event focuses on trends and developments in global e-commerce, cross-border trade and omni-channel retail. The event is specifically organised for Directors, Heads, Project Leads and Managers of international cross-industry companies, such as Directors of E-Commerce, Heads of Logistics, Project Leads of Omni-Channel, and Managers of IT Innovations.
Participants will be treated to case studies and panel discussions, enabling them to learn from experts in the field and share best practices. Focus will be put, among others, on cost optimisation through collaborations between e-commerce and omni-channel retailers, the assessment of delivery options to suit customers’ needs, the operation of an effective e-commerce supply chain, the determination of the most effective distribution points and how to successfully expand sales to foreign countries.
Two consulting firms have committed themselves to the event and will provide speakers to the event:
Alexander Safaric, Head of Digital Consumer Products & Retail at Capgemini Consulting Austria, Germany & Switzerland, will host an ‘e-commerce and omni-channel retailers’ case study on the first day, 21 May. Safaric will focus on maintaining flexibility for omni-channel retailers, and talk about the exploitation of rapid sales growth through emerging channels and analyse new trends and perspectives.
On the second day, May 22, Tom Rijks, Principal Consultant and Payment Lead at Innopay, will host a case study focussed on the optimising of inventory, warehousing and distribution techniques. He will talk about selling more with payments and show how breakthrough thinking in payments has opened up completely new opportunities for retailers.