Digital Supply Chain & Customer Experience Empowerment


A SAP & Rocket Event





Join us on the 6th April to discover how to transform your entire Supply Chain

Transform your Supply Chain with Digitalisation – A Rocket Consulting Event

Join SAP, Rocket (and key partners from Descartes, Honeywell and Approyo) at SAP Maidenhead on November 17th to understand how you can transform your entire Supply Chain.

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Join us at SAP on 6th April 2017 



09:30 - Registration Opens



10:00-10:15 - Business, Real-time Connected  


How organisations can start to move beyond System of Record to System of Intelligence and in doing seize the opportunities of the digital economy. Great connectivity creates increased opportunities for collaboration and agility to react to the changing world in real-time. We will take a look into how we take customers from Sensor to Stakeholder, a journey from data to new insight and value, creating better outcomes, making more from our Products, Assets, Logistics Networks and People.


Lewis Marston - MD, Rocket Consulting



10:15-11:30 - Running a Real-time Connected Supply Chain - An interactive session


An opportunity to explore concepts, discover benefits and interact with the different technology components that make a real-time connected Supply Chain a reality.


Jim Lodwick – Supply Chain Specialist, Rocket Consulting


11:30-11:45 - Refreshment Break



11:45-12:20 - The Role of Leonardo and SAP S/4HANA in Today's Supply Chain  

Learn about the software that enables Real-time Connected Business. Understand the S/4HANA strategic roadmap, and the role SAP S/4HANA plays as the digital core powered by other innovations such as SAP Leonardo and SAP Integrated Business planning. Find out about the latest 1610 SAP S/4HANA release including many enhancements and new innovations that can be used to power a digital supply chain from order management through logistics, manufacturing, R&D and asset operations. 


Patrick Crampton-Thomas -  VP Supply Chain Solution Management, SAP


12:20-13:20 - Networking Lunch 



13:20-14:00 - Digital Boardroom Experience 


Experience first hand the power of real-time analytics for smarter, faster decision making, proactive management and improved business performance.


14:00-14:45 - Extended Warehouse Management - Arla Foods in Action


See how Arla use SAP Extended Warehouse Management in the world’s largest liquid dairy to efficiently handle 1 billion litres of milk per annum. In particular, the real-time integration of robots, real-time connected People using Mobile & Voice technology, and real-time connect goods with RFID. 


Colin Fearon - IT Manager at Arla Foods


14:45-15:00 - Refreshment Break 



15:00-15:40 - Digital Experience Centre Showcase 



15:40-16:15 - Collaborative Discussion & Closing Drinks - Supply Chain, Real-time Connected


Patrick Crampton-Thomas
Head of Response & Supply Management, SAP Digital Supply Chain

Patrick joined SAP in 2005, since when he has held a number of regional and global roles responsible for Supply Chain Line of Business Sales and Business Development. Prior to SAP Patrick worked in various companies including i2 Technologies, Oracle and SSA with a focus on Supply Chain Management and Procurement. In Industry, Patrick started his career working in warehousing and transportation operations gaining experience with companies like ASDA, M&S and Hamley’s Toys and several 3PL companies.

Jim Lodwick
Senior Consultant
Rocket Consulting


Specialises in digitalised Supply Chain and Logistics Management and creating proactive, predictive and preventative management techniques from real-time connected solutions. An accomplished SAP Supply Chain pre-sales architect as well, Jim brings immense practical experience across supply chain, financial and procurement operations to combine with his in-depth functional knowledge of SAP Supply Chain execution solutions. 

Lewis Marston
Managing Director
Rocket Consulting


Focuses on creating real-time connected businesses through the design and implementation of supply chain and business operations systems built on and around SAP. These are aimed to underpin growth, efficiency and pioneering ways of working for operationally intensive, product & asset centric businesses. He is an informed and experienced practitioner in business process engineering and well known by his peers for his creative thinking and innovation through the application of software and established and emerged technologies to create smarter business solutions. 

Colin Fearon
IT Manager at Arla Foods

Colin started working on SAP WM projects in Arla Foods in 2004. Since then he has covered a range of functionality across the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Germany including raw materials staging, finished goods handling and the decentralising of the SAP WM solution. Projects have included a large amount of integration to the Third Party Suppliers systems that Arla handles products for and to their customers. Since 2012 Colin has focused on SAP EWM in his role as Senior Solution Consultant and has been a key resource in implementing it in 4 UK sites including 2 greenfield implementations, most notably the Aylesbury Dairy where EWM was used to integrate the local Warehouse Control System for 90 Automated Guided Vehicles. 




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