Distribution network optimization for chemicals

 
 

Manfred Fischer

Vice President Global Distribution Chemicals, Merck KGaA

 
 
 

Session 3: Network Optimization

Manfred Fischer has studied Chemical Engineering, but works for more than 20 years in different areas of Supply Chain Management and Logistics at Merck. In his current role he leads Global Distribution for the Chemical sector of Merck KGAA. This includes the responsibility for warehousing, transports, import and export processes. The team of Distribution is spread across more than 30 countries on 6 continents. The focus in the last 3 years was the integration of acquired companies, launching a cost saving program and the reduction of complexity by streamlining the distribution footprint.

 

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