Logistics Tech Shorts: Machine Learning in Building Materials Logistics

Logistics Tech Shorts: Machine Learning in Building Materials Logistics



Logistics Tech Shorts - a series of 20-minute webinars on optimization technology in the building materials industry. Designed to stimulate and challenge your thinking on how technology impacts logistics in the modern age, Logistic Tech Shorts deliver a blend of big picture thinking with practical ideas you can apply today.

  1. 15:00-15:30 (CEST)

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Logistics in the cement, ready-mix, and aggregates industry is facing a major overhaul. Traditional tools and processes are being enhanced or replaced by Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

When it comes to automated decision-making in transport planning, algorithms are pushing and challenging long-established mindsets and practices.

You'll Learn

In this Logistics Tech Short we’ll explore how Machine Learning (ML) can help dispatchers in the cement, ready-mix, and aggregates business to further optimize their planning processes.

  1. The common pitfalls in ML projects
  2. The basic technology behind ML
  3. How to drive an ML project forward
  4. A proven best practice from the ready-mix industry


With nearly two decades under his belt as sales and consulting professional across a wide range of industry leading companies like Atos, BASF, and INFORM, Karsten Horn knows a thing or two about IT and logistics. In his current role as Senior Business Development Manager, he helps cement and ready-mix producers to drive their logistics performance. Karsten holds a master’s degree in business administration and a finisher certificate in triathlon. Based in Germany, he is a sales nomad and serves clients around the globe.

Recordings of previous Logistics Tech Shorts can be found here: https://www.inform-software.com/logistics/logistics-tech-shorts

Date & Registration

Sep 15, 2020

9am (New York), 2pm (London), 3pm (Berlin/Rome), 5pm (Dubai)

Registration and participation is free, but spaces are limited. Please register as soon as possible to secure your place in this Logistics Tech Short. Please use the form below to register.

You can’t attend live? You should still register! We’ll be sending out the slide deck and recording after the webinar to all registrants.

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