UTİKAD Zirve 2019 Turns Logistics Sector Forward

utikad summit transforms logistics sector forward
utikad summit transforms logistics sector forward

International Transport and Logistics Service Producers Association (UTİKAD), as last year, this year 'shining light on the future' has signed an important event. 10 October 2019 The UTİKAD Summit which was held on Thursday with the theme of 'Transformation Forward' was completed with the intense interest of the logistics and supply chain sector.

Competent names and industry leaders, from digitalization to economy, from technology to the environment, shared their experiences and insights with participants throughout the day.
UTİKAD Summit 2019-Forward Transformation brought together the business world where Turkish Cargo participated as' Golden Sponsor ', Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Turkcell' Bronze Sponsor, İMEAK Chamber of Shipping and SOFT Bilişim as' Support Sponsor '. .

UTİKAD brought together the leading names in the field and industry leaders as well as the executives in the business world who are curious about digital transformation at the Dönüşüm Forward Transformation Summit'n. All-day sessions focused on transformations in business life, in particular logistics, and shared predictions about the future.

Learning Designs Education Expert Nurşah Yılmaz's play was a pleasant start with the first meeting of UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener met with the participants. Emre Eldener, Chairman of UTİKAD, hosted the summit. New business areas and ways of doing business are coming. To survive, we need to be able to manage this change and integrate it. I believe that the presentations and opinions at this summit will give an idea for the future.. The opening speech of the summit was made by İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Service Exporters' Association, who is also the President of Turkish Airlines. In his speech, Aycı said that countries are now entering a period in which they are competing through supply chains and said, de In such a period, the products need to be delivered to the relevant addresses in a very fast and economical way. This makes the logistics sector more central in world trade. For this reason, as the Service Exporters Union and Turkish Airlines, we have placed logistics in the center of our strategic plans. ”


3 billion dollars that said Ilker Ayci port of the air cargo transport market from Turkey's port, with the addition of rear services of the market value came to $ 5 billion, he said. Turkey's air cargo market, noting that the largest share of the last three years, 80 percent of Turkish Cargo grows, "air cargo fleet of 24 aircraft to 86 countries with our increasingly many countries in the world have received the title of the airline company. We have increased from 13th to 7th in air cargo in the world. Our goal is to enter the top 5, then the top 3. We aim to be one of the top three air bridges in the world. ”

Aycı, Chairman of the Board of Directors of THY and HIB, invited the logistics companies to unite under the roof of the HIB and asked them to contribute to the strengthening of the union in the international arena.


Following the opening speeches, the summit continued with fairy tales and fairy-tale narrator and art therapist Judith Liberman. In his presentation, Liberman emphasized the effects of fairy tales and imagination on the point where the world is today. He said that in order for life to be sustainable, everyone should be open to sharing. Liberman's tale about the logistics sector has received great acclaim from the audience.
In the afternoon panels of the summit, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Digital transformation were discussed. Together with Blockchain, the future of an easy, traceable and inexpensive procurement process was emphasized and it was emphasized that all sectors would be transformed with artificial intelligence systems.

The first panel of the Summit was "Destructive Transformation: Blockchain", moderated by the author of the book Blockchain 101, Ahmet Usta. Maersk Turkey Customer Service General Manager Esra Yaman Day and IBM Turkey Technology Leader of the panel that Sevilay participated as a speaker Kurt blockcha the ecosystems of important structures in the software, finance, logistics, such as different disciplines of development from how it is affected, he talked about how this change and transformation of the logistics industry prepared.

IBM Technology Leader Sevilay Kurt Turkey; Im Let us assume that customers are not satisfied with our service. They can easily change the service they receive. The system has to keep up with the transformation. ” Maersk Turkey Customer Service General Manager Esra Yaman In the daytime; “The industrial transformation process is still ongoing. The documentation network is very large and customers need to be able to manage this process. We need to standardize complex processes.. Ahmet Usta, the author of Blockchain 101, emphasized the importance of being one step ahead in the business world where there is great competition.

The speakers also emphasized that the giant companies competing with each other in the market have collaborated on the same platform to better utilize Blockchain technology. While digital transformation includes threats and opportunities, it is underlined that sectors as well as institutions should realize digital transformation.


Dr. Serdar Kuter moderated by the Habertürk Economy Manager moderated "Economy Cycles Turning (that)" as a speaker who participated in the panel. Murat Kubilay, made a presentation on the current view of Turkey's economy. Dr. Murat Kubilay, the world's manufacturing industry is in recession, foreign investors can not pull the economy and the debt of the most important problems of Turkey stated that to increase. Dr. Kubilay added that it is necessary to consider the possibility of a financial crisis at 2020 while making the plans.


Professor Dr. In the panel of Dönüşüm Digital Transformation in Supply Chain “moderated by Okan Tuna, it is emphasized that the sector that can best implement digital transformation is logistics, and recently it has been emphasized that there are good examples of this. Turkcell Logistics Manager Ömer Faruk Erkal attended the panel as a speaker; He shared his digitalization projects with Turkcell. Erkal added that all processes within the company are carried out with this application. Another guest of the panel was Osman Selçuk Sarıoğlu, Ford Otosan Production Planning and Control Manager. Stating that they are in a positive transformation process, Sarıoğlu said; Müşteri Customer satisfaction is our primary concern. Digitization is also among the highest customer expectations. We plan all our plans accordingly. ”


Digital Transformation Leader and Academician Kozan Demircan met with the participants in the panel of Ner Where is the Artificial Intelligence Transformation? In his presentation, Kozan Demircan emphasized the role played by artificial intelligence in transformation. Underlining that companies that do not have a digital road map will hit the wall, Demircan said, te In this process, establishing the right decision mechanisms and processing the company data

sale is of great importance. Artificial intelligence-supported blockchain technology will start the micro-export era and crypto-based commodity exchanges will be on the agenda. ” Demircan said that until 2021, robots in the logistics sector are expected to create an 22,4 billion dollar market.

The first session of the summit was moderated by UTİKAD President Emre Eldener. In the ler Business World Leader ”panel, Tamer Kıran, Chairman of the Board of Directors of İMEAK Chamber of Commerce, Turhan Özen, Assistant General Manager in charge of Cargo and Fuat Pamukçu, Vice President of DFDS and Chairman of the Young Executive Businessmen Association were with us.

UTİKAD President Emre Eldener stated that the sector has changed rapidly and as UTİKAD, it is among the most important tasks to inform the sector about these changes and developments.

DTO President Tamer Kıran, who took the first word in the session, said that those who cannot make digitalization in maritime will be excluded from the game as in all sectors. Stating that the maritime sector has also received its share from technology and digitalization, Kıran said, içerisinde In this year, unmanned autonomous ships started to carry loads in the sea. Although it starts with short and known distances at first, this is a very important development in terms of being the first step of the business. Because autonomous ships are equipped with artificial intelligence and internet of objects, they can foresee some risks that cannot be perceived by human beings. When we think that 75 is a human source of accidents at sea, we believe that automation and artificial intelligence will greatly reduce the number of possible accidents. It is possible to say that this situation will also reduce the labor force a little. ”


With the increase in devices connected to the internet in the maritime sector, as in most sectors, the issue of cyber security has become more important. kazanTamer Kıran, who underlined the fact that there is a problem in the world, said, “In the last period, the container operation of an important international container company was sabotaged by hackers. The company had to stop all its operations to get rid of this situation. While transforming systems, sometimes it is necessary to take precautions by considering such unthinkable risks.”

“Let me be small, the period is over”

In the new economic order, economies of scale become more important. kazanTamer Kıran, drawing attention to the future of her life, said, “Let it be small or mine, the logic will no longer work in this sector. The way to reach greater capacities is through unification and cooperation. They will have to cooperate or unite to survive” and explained that logistics can play a leading role in Turkey-US trade with the following words: “America has sacrificed China as a supplier and will not allow it to grow any further. A trade target of 100 billion dollars was set between Turkey and the USA and 12 priority sectors were determined. One of these sectors is logistics. The USA buys in very large volumes in many sectors. It is necessary to establish a logistics infrastructure that can transport these goods economically and quickly. At this point, exporters also need to support Turkish logistics companies.”


Transit transport in Turkey and Turkish Cargo started his speech by emphasizing the one given to the role of Turkish Airlines Executive Vice President Turhan Ozen, Turkish Cargo revenue only came from Turkey's exports and imports of 20 percent, he said derived from transit transport of 80 percent . said Turkey's foreign trade will move in the Ozen up to 12 percent in the coming years, "we rise in air cargo transportation from 13'üncülük short time in the world ranking 7th in the queue. Currently, the share we receive from the global market is 4 percent and we will increase it to 7 percent and we will be among the top five. ” In his presentation, Özen explained the development of air cargo transportation and the growth graph of Turkish Cargo, and said:

“We increased the number of our cargo planes to 24 and we are increasing it more. We reach 88 countries by cargo aircraft. This is the highest number of destinations in air cargo transportation. The center points of the world air cargo traffic called Turkish Carpet pass through our country. We are the third largest air network company in the world, reaching the highest point in the world with 126 destinations in 319 countries. It is possible to increase this market three or four times by creating a market or developing existing markets. We are the fourth highest connecting index in the world. We see that we will be among the top five in air cargo transportation with Istanbul Airport. With just a seven-hour flight, more than 60 capital cities and 40 percent market can be reached from Istanbul. ”


Turhan Özen said that Istanbul Airport will be the largest in the world in terms of cargo capacity. Ası It is important for us that this new facility is the largest and most modern, but it is also the smartest facility. We will call this cargo terminal Smartist. Here we will set up robotic process automation. Doing these with robots will contribute to the logistics sector in terms of speed, quality and cost. Another technology is wearable technologies; especially augmented reality glasses. Pilot studies are underway and we will start to implement them within a year. ”


Explaining Turkish Cargo's main vision in export and import transportation as “developing markets”, Özen said, “We aim to provide our country with the access it deserves by using the economics of scale. For this, we are doing serious work together with logistics companies to activate the development potential of the markets. ” Saying that the biggest driving force of global trade is e-commerce, Özen said, “E-commerce has tripled in Turkish Cargo. We anticipate that it will reach 8-9 times in the coming period. ”

Özen also mentioned about the partnership with Chinese WeWorld Express and said that the company is currently providing door-to-door service in 15 country. Stating that the company is trying to add new countries to this service network, Turhan Özen said that this partnership and expansion would create an opportunity for Turkish businesses to benefit from.


The last speaker of the session was Fuat Pamukçu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Young Executive-Business People Association. 30 recalled that the profitability of the world's first 25 companies was similar and 10 averaged over a year ago. Pamukcu, 45 percent of the profit margin in the table today, stating that the change and catch up with the job can not do well in the list went back to the stressed.
Can you make innovation and digital transformation good for companies? When asked, Fuat Pamukçu stated that only 20 percent of the answers can be achieved, “Technology is moving very fast. What needs to be done is to keep up with this transformation. But the real transformation is in the minds of people rather than technology. As technology advances rapidly, adaptation to technology has accelerated. Each organization should find the most appropriate one and develop a culture of transformation. There are many companies that shut down because they cannot make digital transformation. Six of the fastest growing 10 companies are technology companies. It is not a pursuit of innovation from behind, but to seize leadership is a forward transformation. Tı

Technology Writer and Trend Hunter Serdar Kuzuloğlu met with the participants in the “Beyond Technology” panel. Kuzuloğlu said, “What awaits us Beyond Technology? How will institutions and individuals transform with technology? What is the order and ways of survival of the new world? ” Kuzuloğlu emphasized the added value created by digital transformation in logistics services and expressed that logistics is the determining factor in the conquests in history as well as being the determining factor for companies to stand out today.


One of the last sessions of the Forward Transformation Summit, “Generation Z in Business!” Panel was moderated by Tuğba Çanşalı, Founder of Learning Designs and Training Expert. In the realized panel; Serkan Gür, Deputy Director of the Ministry of National Education in Istanbul, Berna Öztınaz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PERYÖN and Deputy General Manager of Defacto Human Resources took the floor. Istanbul Provincial Director of National Education Assistant Serkan Gur, a significant transformation in the generation of change was stressed. In his speech, Serkan Gür talked about the Istanbul-School Collaboration Istanbul Model and stated that they signed a cooperation protocol with UTİKAD in this context. Serkan Gür said that sector organizations and companies should contribute to the development of students as well as students already, and they are open to all kinds of cooperation and support as Provincial Directorate of National Education.

Turkey People Management Association (PERYÖN) Chairman of the Board will consist of young people who also said Berne Öztınaz In the 2025 75 under the age of employees and the 35 percent in Turkey, he said that these young people need to be defined correctly. Underlining that logistics and retail sectors are among the sectors that young people do not want to work with, Öztınaz said, için In order to change this perception, sectors, companies should use the power of social media, reach the new generation and tell themselves correctly. T


The last panel of the summit was “For a Livable Future”. Boğaziçi University Faculty Member and Climate Scientist Dr. Levent Kurnaz SDSN with Turkey Özay Spring Training Coordinator, Sustainable where United Nations Development Program-UNDP's Development shared their destination.

In the panel which stated that logistics is of critical importance in the end of hunger in the world, it was emphasized that logistic solutions are still needed in the production and consumption process and delivering the food to the consumer without spoiling.

UTİKAD Summit has ended with the 'family photo' taken after the completion of the transformation panels to 2019-Forward.

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