Staged in Bordeaux, the corrugated manufacturer invited over 140 European manufacturers and distributors of industrial products and consumer goods.
High-level speakers at the conference included Serge Fourcade, country manager of Saica Pack France, who opened the event highlighting the SAICA Pack goal to “create value for our customers throughout its supply, production and sales chain providing specialized packaging services in a comprehensive and sustainable manner”.
Yves Ginoux, commercial manager of B + Development, one of Europe’s leading packaging solutions manufacturer for e-commerce, in turn shared his knowledge about trends in logistics channel “e-Commerce” resulting from the fragmentation of the delivery points to end consumers.
Jean-Pascal Templier, European Procurement Category Manager of Nestlé, showed the need for a structured and sustainable customer/ supplier relationship leading to a balanced distribution of values for sustainable growth.
New consumer trends in supermarkets were revealed by two experts in the field, Alois Lokange from Kalista and Grégory Fournier, from Dassault Systèmes. Both performed demonstrations of the latest 3D simulation programs for products on the supermarket shelf.
Additionally, Jacqueline Murphy, category manager of Diageo, explained the methodology and spirit of co-operation needed to achieve the status of strategic supplier.
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