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Christian Herneth

Christian Herneth

Christian Herneth is a recognized expert in Supply Chain & Logistic. Since 2013 he manages the Rail Transport Mobility Optimization (RTMO) program, an OMV&RCA Supply Chain & Logistic Technology & Organisation R&D joint venture; From 2005 – 2012 he headed the Terminal & Supply Chain Optimization Department at OMV Petom SA. In 1990 he started his Supply Chain/Logistic career in the chemical industry. In 1995 he joined Ernst & Young consulting and later moved to a Supply Chain/Logistic ThinkTank in Cupertino CA/USA. In 2001 he became there Director of the Global Office of Supply Chain Technology. His passion is building innovative Supply Chain & Logistic systems for great company-networks, solving complex problems with intuitive & simple solutions. During his career he acquired professional experience in managing multinational departments & teams and pioneering experience in joint Supply Chain & Logistics Research with leading Universities & Technology partners. His entrepreneurial experience was attained by directing companies in the High-Tech, Oil/Chemical and Services sector.

His professional vision focuses on “e2e Supply Chain digitalization and optimizing networked value chains (NVC)”.

Such complex, worldwide supply networks with innumerable disturbing influences can no longer be described deterministically with sufficient reliability. The supplier / transporter / customer therefore needs a tool that can determine realistic parameters for the performance of a supply network. The highlight of the material flow controlled RTMO system is the transparent choice of the transport system for the client. The assignment of transport quantities, routes and means takes place, for example, according to configurable economic, ecologic, social or organisational goals, which each participant in the network can individually control or negotiate for his supply chain. Each transport proposal is presented to the customer / carrier for approval. A future system can also act autonomously with appropriate reliability. For monitoring purposes, ATMO shall also at any time forward the current progress of the transport to the participating supply chain members and alert them to critical deviations His innovative Supply Chain Seminar will discuss critical examples of this vision.