Keynote Presentation: The Self Driving Supply Chain
Date & Time
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Alessandro de Luca

In this presentation, Alessandro will detail how he executed on a vision to build a ‘self-driving’ supply chain at Merck that has made extensive use of AI, sensors and analytics to automate large parts of Merck’s manufacturing and logistics processes.

  • The role of the self-driving supply chain in eliminating many manual processes and its “value element”
  • Eliminating resource waste while maintaining competitiveness and patient centricity
  • Analysis of analytical capabilities of a self-driving model
  • Managing change to facilitate the tech transition
Session Type
Virtual Session Link
Session Content Type
Strategy, Transformation, Trends, Digitalisation/Tech, Leadership