MHF seminar 'Winning Innovations in Material Handling'

On 17 May 2017, the Material Handling Forum organized a seminar at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. The theme of the seminar was ‘Winning Innovations in Material Handling'. 

Chairman of the seminar was Jan Hommes, director of Stichting Logistica. René de Koster was the host of the meeting. René de Koster is professor Logistics and Operations Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Below you see the program of the seminar.


12.00 h Reception with lunch
12.50 h Welcome by Jan Hommes
13.00 h

Tom Bonkenburg,
partner St. Onge Company

Robots in the supply chain
13.30 h Martijn Wisse,
Technical University Delft
Robot technologies for order picking
14.15 h Prof.dr. Michiel de Looze Man and robot in the warehouse
14.45 h Pause
15.15 h MSc Roel Post,
University of Groningen
The impact of vendor-managed inventory on retail logistics
15.45 h Jan Willem Klinkenberg,
Project Sales Director TGW Systems
E-commerce concepts
16.15 h René de Koster,
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Logistica Award:
Winning innovations in material handling
16.40 h End of the program Conclusions by René de Koster
and final words by Marcel te Lindert
16.50 h Networking drink

The presentations of the speakers are available now.