Arthur Zheng

Director of Distribution Operations Excellence
Medtronic Operations
Joined Medtronic in 2003, managed Logistics and Transportation. Currently responsible for Distribution Process Engineering, Continuous Improvement, applying Lean and Six Sigma to improve DC performance as well as operations efficiency and quality. Established cold chain logistics processes for key products, working closely with major carriers in finding and improving solutions for handling temperature control inventory both domestically and overseas.


9:20 AM Opening Panel Discussion: Balancing Quality, Efficiency, Compliance and Cost to Drive Competitiveness in China's Biopharma Market | 开幕专题讨论:保持质量、效率、合规和成本的平衡,推动中国生物医药企业的竞争力

Ø  Prioritising and complying with key biopharma regulations in 2017
在众多新出台的规章中,明确中国的生物医药企业在2017年不可忽视的关键内容
Ø  Striking the right balance between cost and quality
  成本vs质量:二者平衡是否是不可能完成的任务?
Ø  How can we leverage on strategic partnerships to ensure closed loop quality management?
  如何通过战略性合作模式确保不同环节间的闭环质量监控
Ø  Exploring cost-effective tools to enhance the quality of biopharma manufacturing
  探索市场中可用的工具,提高产品开发和生产效率

11:50 AM Panel Discussion: Tackling the Challenges of Dealing with Temperature Variations, Long Distances and Different Standards along Different Areas in China | 专题讨论:应对中国不同地区之间的巨大温差、长途配送时间和不同标准的挑战

Ø  Ensuring the refrigerated truck is validated to deal with big temperature difference
确保冷藏车验证,真正可以处理巨大温差
Ø  Selecting the best packaging and container solutions capable for long distance and hours
挑选能够适应远距离和长配送时间的最佳包装和集装箱解决方案
Ø  Understanding key considerations in different areas with regards to cold chain capability, temperature and geographical factors
理解不同区域在冷链能力、温度和地理因素方面的差异做出完善计划

3:20 PM Preparing domestic and international shipping for temperature sensitive inventory | 针对国内和国际运输的不同模式,为温度敏感的生物医药产品选择最佳配送方案

Ø  Exploring the different strategies for domestic and international shipping
 探索国内和国际运输的不同需求和特点
Ø  Enhancing efficiency and reducing cost by adopting innovative container solution for better system resolution
采用创新包装解决方案,提高效率并减低成本
Ø  Selecting the best vendor to achieve continuous improvement and ensure external monitoring
在挑选供应商时作出明智决定,实现外部监控并解决问题
Ø  Taking specific country/province's customs and rules into consideration when making the shipping plan
制定运输计划时考虑不同地区和国家的文化和操作差异


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