600Minutes Supply Chain

The Future Value Chain: Viable, Visible, Resilient and Purpose-Driven

March 03 - 11, 2022


About the Event

World is changing more rapidly than ever and responding to these changes requires resilience from the whole organization. How can we make sure we are alert to the transformation and able to adapt and innovate? At the same time we have to take actions towards more sustainable world - making sure to operate environment-friendly throughout the process, from procurement to recycling. New technologies will help us making the supply chain smarter than ever before, but at the same time the digital transformation changes customers' behavior - how to respond to this change?

Join us at the upcoming 600Minutes Supply Chain as we once again connect the decision makers in these function virtually to discuss on the game plan for the post-disruption world. Explore insights from leading experts on building sustainable, agile and resilient supply chain. Connect with other decision makers and solution providers in 1-to-1 meetings and group discussions.


During the past 20 years, Andreas could gather a vast experience in Supply Chain Management while working for companies in Telecommunication and Automotive Industry. Currently he is heading the SC management at Schott, division Flat Glass, a mid-sized but global technology company dealing mainly with glass applications. During his career, he had the chance to get to know almost all Supply Chain functions, both, in matrix organized globally connected big players as well as such smaller, mid-sized companies like Schott. Amongst all of those functions in Supply Chain Management he is focusing on 2 major activities. First , the implementation of an effective and sustainable Sales & Operations Planning process as well as permanent education of our most important assets – our associates

Andreas Knierim

Head of Global Supply Chain Management

Darko Belic

CEO DHL Automotive GmbH
DHL Supply Chain

Stefan Seuring is full professor of supply chain management at the University of Kassel. He holds a PhD and Habilitation in business administration from the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany. Stefan is one of the globally leading authors on sustainable supply chain management, but also covers topics on supply chain strategy and digitization, multi-tier supply chains and circular supply chains. Stefan has collaborated interdisciplinary in research project with colleagues from agriculture, engineering and political sciences. He successfully supervised 26 PhD students. In 2016, Stefan Seuring was listed among the 27 globally most-influential researchers in logistics and supply chain management by a panel of French Researchers. The Web of Science and Clarivate Analytics listed him as a highly cited researcher, in 2018 and 2021 for Cross-field in 2019 and 2020 for Economics and Business.

Stefan Seuring

Professor Supply Chain Management
University of Kassel

Jürgen Schön

Head of Manufacturing Industry EMEA

Featured Sessions

Case presentation : Leadership & Talent: Taking your workforce to the Next Level
In this Leadership Talk and Q&A we will welcome Dr. Andreas Knierim to discuss the importance of getting people & culture elements right and the challenges that organizations face to creating culture of innovation that allow for effective change within. Bringing your workforce to the next level!
Speaker: Andreas Knierim - SCHOTT AG
Leadership presentation : Transformation of the Supply Chain: Focus on Resilience and Viability
Trying to manage what you cannot see is a recipe for frustration, if not outright disaster. By investing in the tools and organizational changes you need to achieve true end to end supply chain visibility. You can plan and make strategic decisions with confidence. Thanks to clear and complete data, well optimized supply chain processes and the agility and resilience you need to complete in today's complex global marketplace. During this business talk and Q&A we will dive deeper in DHL's lessons learned.
Speaker: Darko Belic - DHL Supply Chain
Leadership presentation : Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Digital Technologies
Applying digital technologies to triggers of Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Climate change, circular economy and sustainability have all come to the forefront over the past few years and our global supply chains sit right in the middle of these challenges, both as a major contributor to the problems, and as a great area of focus where we can take action to address the problems. The need is clear, but the path to get there is not. A series of topics with industries influential voices coming together to foster learning, inspire and provoke conversation in sustainability on boards’ agenda, greener processes, globalization vs. localization, circular business models and the future of sustainable value chains, that matter in the supply chain space.
Speaker: Stefan Seuring - University of Kassel
Keynote : Are you ready for the Lieferkettenorgfaltspflichtgesetz?
Speaker: Jürgen Schön - ServiceNow
Event Themes

In Discussion

Driving a Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Embracing supply chain sustainability in a rapidly changing world

Building a responsive Supply Chain: Flexible, agile and resilient

Improving the customer journey with transparency and visibility in the chain

Event Partners

Solution Providers

Spotlight Videos


Blue Yonder GmbH


Risk Management - Ensuring a resilient and reliable supply chain during and post crisis times
Change Management - Building capabilities and planning people efficiently in within the digital transformation
Sustainability - How can we ensure to grow our sustainable footprint within the supply chain and procurement?
Transparency - How to successfully build collaborations between manufacturers, suppliers, customers and service providers enabling growth and innovation
Intelligent Workflows - Using intelligent tools (RPA, Automation and AI) to improve agility and efficiency


Rainer Barthel
Michael Deckert
Siemens AG
Damodar Hegde
Coca-Cola European Partners Deutschland GmbH
Rainer Barthel
Michael Deckert
Siemens AG