2018 Agenda

  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am


  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am

    Networking Tea

  • 10:00 am – 10:05 am

    Welcome Speech

  • 10:05 am – 10:20 am

    Opening Remarks

  • 10:20 am – 11:15 am

    Session 1 - Role of LSPs in the growth story of Indian pharmaceutical industry. And innovative practices, evolving strategies and methods to enhance the operation of pharma logistics.

    • Trends driving the pharma logistics in the present scenario
    • Innovative solutions that Logistics companies could offer for the growth of Life Science Logistics
    • Strategies being followed by LSPs for efficient logistics of pharma
  • 11:15 am – 11:30 am

    Presentation 1

  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Session 2 - Impact the GST has created on the Pharma Logistics Supply Chain. Discussing ways companies adopted to streamline the pharma transport chain in the post GST period.

    • How GST has changed the transportation of pharma in India and does it put positive or negative affect
    • GST’s impact on the cross-border movement of Life Science products
    • Methods LSPs adopted for streamlining of supply chain in the post GST era

    Moderator – Bimal Jain, Independent Tax Practitioner

  • 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

    Presentation 2

  • 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

    “Break the Ice” Networking Luncheon

  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

    Session 3 -Importance of supply chain integrity, end to end visibility and time factor in Pharma air cargo shipment.

    • Putting a spotlight on supply chain blind spots to increase safety, improve quality and enhance reliability
    • Relevance of risk identification and risk management with respect to timely delivery of pharma products
    • Possibility of developing India as a Life Science Hub in coming years
    • Methods of optimizing pharma supply chain: ways of eliminating bottlenecks, balancing between lowest material costs and transportation etc
    • Ways of improving last mile distribution through full end-to-end supply chain collaboration
    • Ways of strengthening the weakest link in the cold chain – Air Freight
  • 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

    Presentation 3

  • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

    Session 4 - Measures to keep cold chain logistics cost in control for maintaining competitiveness of pharma products and to manage fluctuations in demand for temperature-dependent drugs.

    • Latest innovations and rising technological trends in logistics of pharma through cold chain
    • Simulation technology: How virtual cold chain can improve temperature controlled logistics
    • Controlling your cold chain through the last mile: Role of cloud based solution in visibility enhancement and supply chain optimization
  • 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

    Presentation 4

  • 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

    Tea Break and Speed Networking Session

  • 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

    Sponsor Slot

  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Session 5 - Importance of IoT for streamlining of Pharma Supply Chain and cost optimization.

    • Ways through which IoT has been facilitating pharma supply chain
    • Next Generation Risk Mitigation: The convergence of IoT, Continuous Monitoring and Lane Qualification
    • Role of IoT in avoiding health hazards during pharma transit
    • Technological trends in Life Science Logistics in India and Overseas
  • 5:30pm – 5:45 pm

    Vote of Thanks