PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Pascal Fernandez, vice president of Avnet Velocity, EMEA, will present a case study on collaborative supply chains at the 10th Annual Advancing S&OP to Integrated Business Planning Conference. The event takes place June 25-27, 2014, at the Steigenberger Hotel in Berlin.
During his session on June 26 at 9:50 a.m. CEST, titled “Supply Chain Collaboration Maturity – What Difference Does it Make?” Fernandez will discuss the seven stages of collaboration maturity and how to achieve it, enhancing collaboration at a strategic level, and improving risk management through integrated business planning. He will also review how to practically enhance and improve collaborative practices to benefit all supply chain partners.
“Integrated business planning and supply chain efficiency are directly related to the quality of the collaboration between sales and supply chain teams,” said Fernandez. “Everyone wins when they understand and play to each other strengths. Through this presentation, I look forward to discussing best practices for how supply chain partners can work together to enhance their success.”