Keynote: Schneider Electric: How strong supplier collaboration ensured supply and innovation in turbulent times
Date & Time
Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
KL Koay

Constant threats of supply disruptions during COVID, the fast pace of technological change, and evolving customer demands means the case for investing in close collaborations with suppliers is stronger than ever before.

In this session, KL Koay, VP Procurement – Strategy & Process Excellence, Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric explains how the company drives supplier interaction and relationships, turning a crisis into opportunity for digital acceleration and elevating key suppliers relationship. KL describes how they successfully onboarded more than 10,000 suppliers into their digital platform in the last year during COVID crisis, ensuring they could continue to exchange critical data with suppliers, and introduce new product leveraging co-innovation with suppliers.

With their aim of becoming a customer-of-choice for their key suppliers, building deep, meaningful connections that foster innovation and full collaboration is more important than ever in challenging times.