Cir No. 34 / R-6 / 2023  

Cir No. 34 / R-6 / 2023 17th November 2023


Dear Sir,

We would like to inform you that PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) has been working as a catalyst for the promotion of Indian industry, trade and entrepreneurship for the past 118 years. As a partner in progress with Industry and Government, PHDCCI works at the grassroots level with strong National and International linkages for propelling progress, harmony and integrated development of the Indian Economy.

To delve into the latest trends in Retail supply chain management 4.0 and drive the growth and transformation of the Supply Chain Industry in alignment with the evolving Retail Industry landscape PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry is organizing the 4th edition of Retail Supply Chain Summit with the theme “Innovate, Integrate, Excel: SCM 4.0” on 24th November 2023 at PHD House, New Delhi.

The Retail Supply Chain Summit is a platform where industry leaders, innovators, and experts converge to explore the latest trends, strategies, and technologies shaping the future of supply chain management 4.0 in the retail sector.

The Association has decided to Support this Summit as an “Association Partner” without any Financial Obligation.

Please find below the Mailer giving the Background, Information about the Summit and Topics for Discussion.

Dear Industry Member,
Greetings from PHDCCI!Background:The retail industry in India is a dynamic and rapidly growing sector that plays a crucial role in the country’s economy. It encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in the sale of goods and services to consumers. The Indian retail sector has witnessed significant growth over the past few decades, driven by factors like rising income levels, urbanization, and changing consumer preferences.

The supply chain in the Indian retail sector is a critical component, as efficient logistics and distribution are essential for timely and cost-effective product delivery. It encompasses various elements, including procurement, warehousing, transportation, and inventory management. Advancements in technology and data analytics have facilitated improvements in supply chain management, helping retailers optimize their operations and reduce costs.

The Indian retail industry looks promising. It is expected to continue growing, driven by factors like increasing consumer spending, urbanization, and a rising middle class. E-commerce is likely to maintain its strong presence and drive innovation in the sector. Additionally, the adoption of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and blockchain is expected to further enhance supply chain efficiency in the retail industry.

The Indian retail sector is poised for continued evolution and expansion in the years to come.

About the Summit:The 4th edition of the Retail Supply Chain Summit marks a pivotal moment in the world of supply chain management within the retail industry. Under the theme of “Innovate, Integrate, Excel: SCM 4.0,”

The summit is poised to be an exceptional gathering of thought leaders, industry experts, and professionals. Our mission is to explore the ever-evolving landscape of retail supply chains and discover how innovation, integration, and excellence are driving transformation.

This summit will offer invaluable insights into strategies and best practices for achieving cohesive integration throughout your supply chain, fostering collaboration, and achieving end-to-end visibility that is essential for modern retail operations.

The Summit will provide you the opportunity to learn from industry leaders who have mastered the art of optimizing their supply chains, achieving sustainability goals, and delivering exceptional customer-centric solutions. Success stories and best practices will provide inspiration for driving your supply chain toward unprecedented levels of excellence.·         Innovation Showcase·         Knowledge Sharing and Learning·         Integration Strategies·         Excellence in Supply Chain Management·         Networking and Collaboration·         Thought Leadership·         Strategic PlanningWebsite Link: Link:  Supply Chain Professionals: Supply chain managers, directors, and executives responsible for overseeing the end-to-end supply chain operations of retail organizations.

Retail Executives:Retail CEOs, COOs, and senior executives interested in optimizing their supply chain operations, enhancing customer experiences, and staying updated on industry trends.

Logistics and Transportation Experts:Professionals involved in logistics, transportation, and distribution, including logistics managers, carriers, and third-party logistics (3PL) providers.

Procurement Specialists:Procurement managers and professionals responsible for sourcing products and managing supplier relationships within the retail supply chain.Technology and IT Leaders:IT managers, CIOs, and technology professionals focused on implementing and managing supply chain technologies, including AI, machine learning, and automation.

E-commerce Professionals:E-commerce executives and managers from online retail platforms interested in improving last-mile delivery and optimizing their e-commerce supply chains.

Inventory and Warehouse Managers:Professionals responsible for inventory management, warehousing, and order fulfillment within retail operations.

Sustainability and CSR Leaders:Sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals seeking sustainable and eco-friendly supply chain practices in the retail sector.

Startups and Innovators:Entrepreneurs, innovators, and startups offering innovative solutions, technologies, and services that can benefit the retail supply chain.

Government and Regulatory Officials:Representatives from government bodies and regulatory agencies involved in overseeing and regulating aspects of the retail supply chain.

Media and Press:Journalists, reporters, and media professionals covering the retail and supply chain industry.

DISCUSSION TOPICS:·         Customer-Centric Supply Chains:Personalization and Fulfillment·         Sustainability and SCM4.0:Reducing the Retail Carbon Footprint·         Last-Mile Delivery Revolution:Innovations and Challenges·         Data-Driven Decision Making: Leveraging Big Data Analytics for Retail Supply Chain Excellence·         Warehouse Automation and SCM4.0:Robotics and Beyond·         E-commerce Boom: Optimizing Supply Chains for Online RetailFOR ENQUIRIES AND REGISTRATION: Kanika GoswamiDeputy SecretaryEkanika.goswami@phdcci.inM: 9910725933Kajal SejwalExecutive OfficerEkajal.sejwal@phdcci.inM: 9643532680  PHD Chamber of Commerce and IndustryPHD House, 4/2 Siri Inst. Area,August Kranti Marg New Delhi 110016, IndiaTel: +91-11-49545454Mob: +91-9643532680

Retailers who are Interested to Participate in the above Summit, may kindly contact any One the above 2 Officers in the Office of PHDCCI for any queries and Registration.

Thanking you,

P. Chandrasekharan
Senior Director & Secretary

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