Ben is the founder and CEO of Urbify, a Berlin-based technology company that develops the operating system for last mile delivery. Urbify creates superior delivery experiences through quality-oriented incentive systems for delivery drivers coupled with efficient routing algorithms to ensure reliable on-time delivery for end-customers.
Urbify operates hubs and delivery capacities across Germany & Europe to provide a high performance Same Day and Next Day Delivery. With their ever-evolving operating system, Urbify does not only empower their own operational network, but also the operations of known e-commerce and e-grocery brands that provide last mile delivery services to their customers.
Before founding Urbify, Ben worked as a project manager with Porsche Consulting running numerous international advisory projects in the field of new mobility and autonomous driving. He was also a part of the Volkswagen Group Digitalization, where he developed different mobility services for brands of the Volkswagen Group. He holds a PhD in Information Management as well as a M.Sc. in International Business from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from WWU Muenster in Germany
Digital Supply Chain Europe is an international event dedicated to understanding the biggest challenges of the supply chain & logistics sector. Focus on the impacts of digital and data management, this summit will invite forward-thinking companies to talk about their latest innovations, developments and strategies to improve the value chain.
The event will take place in conjunction with ICT Spring during the Digital Summit and will give the participants the opportunity to connect with key players, go in depth with essential trends related to logistics and supply chain developments as well interact with companies moving forwards to improve the industry.
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Exchange with top-notch speakers, all united to share and engage the audience on essential trends
HIGH LEVEL NETWORKING
Participate in an incredible mix of events to meet with 5000+ key decision-makers in Tech, Digital, Logistics, but also investors, startups, VCs etc.
Discover the latest innovations of each sector thanks to the exhibition area and the startups’ village
September 14th, 2021
From 02:00pm to 06:00pm
Master of Ceremonies, Carla Rosen-Vacher, Outreach Communication Officer, Université du Luxembourg
14:05 Introduction speech by Daniel Liebermann,Director Supply Chain 4.0,Ministry of the Economy
14:15 Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing
by Nils Löhndorf, Associate Professor, Université du Luxembourg
14:30 “Developing Enterprise Software for the future, based on Sri Lanka’s Innovation Capability & Ingenuity”
by Bas de Vos, Vice-President, IFS-Labs
14:45 "Sustainable Logistics 2030+ Lower Austria – Vienna"
by Andrea Faast, Head of the Traffic and Infrastructure Politic Department, Chamber of Commerce Vienna
15:00 "The Emergence of Digital Platforms in Supply Chain 4.0”
by Arnaud Lambert, Director of the Digital Innovation Hub, Luxinnovation
15:15 "How to Create a Data Value Chain for the Supply Chain"
by Martin Szugat, Managing Director, Datentreiber
and Andreas Kleine, Global Head of CRM/Sales Applications, Kuehne + Nagel Management AG
15:35 Break & Exhibition
15:55 How to embrace AI: demystifying the technical challenge
by Ernesto Rodríguez, Co-Founder & COO, Tryolabs
16:10 "The importance of being able to enforce two way commitments through digital performance tracking in Ocean Transportation"
by Jeremy Haycock, Managing Director Europe, NYSHEX
16:25 "Surpassing customer expectations through driver motivation in last mile delivery" by Dr. Benedikt Stolze, Founder & CEO, Urbify
16:40 Round Table: "Facing the e-commerce surge – how to meet high customer expectations while operating in a sustainable way" moderated by Marianne Hoffmann, Project Manager, Directorate General Industry, New Technologies and Research, Ministry of the Economy Davor Sertic, Chair of Transport, Chamber of Commerce Vienna Benny Mantin, Professor and the Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), University of Luxembourg Jacques Lorang, CEO, Luxcaddy Dr. Benedikt Stolze, Founder & CEO, Urbify
17:10 Startup pitches, with the participation of:
Armin Neises, CEO, Waves
Wayne Fan, Chief Strategy Officer, Frontier.cool
Steve Kim, Director, ValueLinkU
David Weisman, Co-founder & Active Chairman
17:35 Closing Words
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European Convention Center Luxembourg
4 rue de l'Europe, 1499 Luxembourg
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Registration complies with a no show Policy. Each registration (noticed on our website, by email, by mail, by phone or by fax) entails fees that remain due if cancellation occurs less than 7 working days before the event. However, you will be able to be replaced by one of your colleagues if needed, upon written confirmation with the organizer.
Digital Supply Chain Europe is an international event powered by FARVEST, hosted during ICT Spring Europe