The last mile is responsible for 50 percent of the total transportation costs and has a crucial impact on customer satisfaction. What have been the innovations that impacted last mile logistics in the past and what are the current developments. Start-ups are now reinventing the traditional transportation companies. What will the future look like? Can driver-less vehicles, drones, hyper loops, etc change logistics? Disruption is everywhere. The next years will be crucial.
Jeroen Gehlen is a serial business entrepreneur with significant experience in international management positions. He has a solid 20 years track record of success within PostNL and TNT Express. Jeroen was one of the drivers of innovation within the company in marketing, operations and general management. Being a creative maverick Jeroen likes to positively disrupt the standard way of doing things. His relentless energy converts ideas into successful implementations. For instance product development, large scale cost reduction programs, running P&L’s with challenging targets (mail, express, courier, air- & road-freight, warehousing), solutions to increase customer satisfaction, global bottom-up lean projects to increase quality and reduce costs, smartphone apps and depot & hub optimization.
Speaker: Jeroen Gehlen
Date: 22nd of November 2016