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 hReception with lunch
12.50 hWelcome by Jan Hommes
13.00 h

Tom Bonkenburg,
partner St. Onge Company

Robots in the supply chain
13.30 Martijn Wisse,
Technical University Delft
Robot technologies for order picking
14.15 hProf.dr. Michiel de LoozeMan and robot in the warehouse
14.45 hPause
15.15 hMSc Roel Post,
University of Groningen
The impact of vendor-managed inventory on retail logistics
15.45 hJan Willem Klinkenberg,
Project Sales Director TGW Systems
E-commerce concepts
16.15 René de Koster,
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Logistica Award:
Winning innovations in material handling
16.40 hEnd of the programConclusions by René de Koster
and final words by Marcel te Lindert
16.50 hNetworking drink

The presentations of the speakers are available now.