Intelligent, Informed, Precise - Building a Effective Cold Chain Strategy
17th June 2016, The Westin Mumbai Garden, Mumbai

Temperature Control Logistics, Quality & Security Practices For Your Commercial Supply Chains

Your #1 summit in India for logistics, quality and security of temperature sensitive products returns in 2017! Join us and +175 participants for the 5th edition, bringing together key industry experts in our day long program. The Summit is thoughtfully designed to cover your biggest challenges and showcase newest trends for temperature controlled supply chains in India and beyond.

At the Cold Chain Strategies Summit 2017, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with peers and solution providers, while joining discussions on key regulatory, quality, logistics, supply chain security, and packaging issues. Join us to benchmark with industry leaders and sharpen strategies to increase your company's productivity while ensuring quality, compliance and supply chain integrity.

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Agenda17th June 2016

  • Jun09:30 am - 10:00 am

    Registration with Tea / Coffee

  • Jun10:00 am - 11:45 am

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme : Leveraging International Trends & Technologies to Deliver Value Today, Tomorrow, and Into the Future

    Confirmed Speakers :

  • Jun11:45 am - 12:15 pm :

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Jun12:45 pm - 12:30 pm

    Individual Presentation

    Theme : Private Equity Investment in the Cold Chain Sector : Issues & Opportunities

  • Jun12:30 pm - 01:00 pm

    Individual Presentation Track

    Theme : Dynamics of Cold Chain in Indian Dairy Industry

  • Jun01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

    Lunch & Networking Break

  • Jun02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme : Building an Efficient Risk Management, Packaging and Monitoring Strategy to Develop and Maintain Quality of the Cold Chain Process

    Confirmed Speakers :

  • Jun03:00 pm - 03:25 pm

    Individual Presentation Track

    Theme : Viability of Cold Chain Infra in Indian Food Retail

  • Jun03:25 pm - 03:50 pm

    Individual Presentation Track

    Theme : Importance & further scope of Cold - Chain Management in Universal Immunization Programme

  • Jun03:50 pm - 04:05 pm

    Individual Presentation Track

    Theme : New Age Cash Management in Cold Chain Sector

  • Jun04:05 pm - 04:20 pm

    Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Jun04:20 pm - 04:45 pm

    Individual Presentation Track

    Theme : Cold Chain Management with Quality & Safety

  • Jun04:45 pm - 06:15 pm

    Panel Discussion Track

    Theme : Best Practices in End-To-End Cold Chain Management

    Confirmed Speakers :

  • Jun06:15 pm

    Conference adjourns

Jury Members  

Manu Bhalla

Director & Global Head - Contract Logistics & Supply Chain
Freight Systems Group

Ajay Garg

Founder & Managing Director
Equirus Capital Pvt. Ltd

Ryan Viegas

VP - Supply Chain & Procurement
Watson Pharmaceuticals Ltd. ( Actavis)

Jasjit Sethi

TCI Supply Chain Solutions

Anshuman Singh

Future Supply Chains Ltd.

Suunil Dabral

Country Head - India
Schaefer Systems International Pvt. Ltd.

Srinivas Sattiraju

DelEx Cargo India Pvt. Ltd.

Devdip Purkayastha

Independent SCM Professional

Dr. D.Y. Patil

Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management Studies & Research

Srinivas Iyer

General Manager - Supply Chain
Thermo Fisher Scientific India Pvt. Ltd.

Rakesh Shah

Director - Supply Chain Management
Merck Serono

Shailendra Bobhate

Director Supply Chain and Operations EPD India
Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Shaktipada Mohapatra

VP - Supply Chain
Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Sandeep Kumar

Associate Director, Supply Chain
Johnson & Johnson Ltd.

Vikas Chandra

Director - Distribution & Logistics EPD India
Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Sujoy Guha

CriticaLog India Pvt. Ltd.

Shailesh Bhalawat

VP - Supply Chain
Reliance Retail Ltd.

G Subramani

Sr. VP Global Supply Chain
Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Ashish Seth

Director - Materials
Indian Hotels Company Ltd.

Sreedhar K

Associate Director - Head of Procurement
MSD India

Vijay Laghate

Additional Director - Purchase & Sourcing
Serum Institute of India Ltd.

Ashit Vyas

Director, Specialty API & Strategic projects. Global Procurement
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Ajay Jhalani

National Business Head
CHEP India Pvt Ltd.

Speakers 2016 


Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd.

Sr. VP - Supply Chain

Manoj Trijpathi

TCI Supply Chain Solutions

VP & West India Head

P. Prasad

Yes Bank Ltd.

AVP, Farm

Praveen Wagh

McDonald's India

Deputy GM - National Supply Chain

Nilabja Dey

Prabhat Dairy Ltd.

Business Head, Food Service Div

Girish Pai

Ice Cream Pvt. Ltd.

Director, Kamaths Ourtimes

Sandeep Diwaker

Unimark Remedies Ltd.

General Manager - Quality

Rahul Agarwal

Kool-Ex Cold Chain Ltd.


Vinay Phatak

Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Head Technical Operations & LQR

S.D Gughan

Samhoud Food B.V.

Executive VP - India & International

Atul Kumar

Nestle India

Regional Supply Chain Head (Western India)

Neeta Jha

Sanofi India Ltd.

Associate , Director, IQC, External Manufacturing, India

Satish SV

Max Hypermarket India Pvt. Ltd

Asst. VP - Buying & Merchandising (Fresh Foods, Staples & Liquor)

Ryan Viegas

Watson Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Actavis)

VP - Supply Chain & Procurement

Vikas Upadhyay

Carrier India

Assistant Director-Product Management & Marketing & Exports

Abhimanyu Saxena

United Nations Development Programme

Project Officer, Vaccine and Cold-Chain Management

Ghanshyam Singh

Rich Graviss Products Pvt.

GM - Supply Chain Management

Anand Garg

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Director - Head India Supply Chain

Nitin .S. Nagrale

Radisson Blu Plaza

Director - Materials

Manoj Singh

Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.

VP & Head - Cargo & Express

Srinivasa Ramanujam

Adani Agri Fresh Ltd.

Business Head - Agri Fresh Division

Siddharth Sharma


Manager – sales

Rajat Sharma

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

GM Demand Planning & International Warehousing, RoW

S Venkatraman

Rabo Equity Advisors


2017 AwardsCategories

Operational Excellence in Cold Chain - Pharma

Operational Excellence in Cold Chain - FMCG

Cold Chain Initiative / Innovation of the Year

Best Temperature Control Cold Chain Project

Innovative Cold Chain Technology of the Year

Cold Chain Rising Star of the Year

Operational Excellence in Cold Chain Warehousing

Achievement in Continuous Improvement

Best Reefer Service Provider of the Year

Customer's Choice Award for Best-in-Class Service

Best Cold Chain Material Handling Service Provider of the Year

Best Cold Chain Cargo Terminal of the Year

Best Cold Chain Logistics Service Provider of the Year

Cold Chain Personality of the Year

Cold Chain Industry Leadership Award

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