Infosys at the Eyefortransport Technology Forum

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Event Details

Date: May 31- June 1, 2006
Venue: Chicago Holiday Inn City Centre Hotel
              Chicago, USA

The Eyefortransport (EFT) Technology Forum is a senior-level conference focusing on how IT enables Transportation & Logistics businesses to become more competitive and profitable.


Session Overview

Topic: Integrating DHL & Airborne: Successfully Managing the Transition
Speakers: Rod Parker, Director of IT, DHL Aditya Mittal, Engagement Manager, Infosys
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Time: 11.30 am

Infosys, the platinum sponsor at the technology forum will host a joint session with DHL to discuss the role of technology in the post-merger integration of DHL and Airborne.

Rod Parker, Director of IT, DHL and Aditya Mittal, Engagement Manager, Infosys will offer a practitioner's perspective on post-merger IT integration by citing the DHL and Airborne merger case study. The presentation includes process highlights, integration phases, real-world examples and successes, and offers practical guidance to implement large-scale technology integrations.

The presentation will offer insights into:

  • Providing a consolidated offering and consistent customer service experience
  • Achieving faster time to market for operational synergies
  • Adhering to contractual and legal constraints and commitments

Infosys will also participate in a panel discussion on Visibility and Tracking Update and host interactive roundtable sessions on Outsourcing Technology Functions and Emerging Express & Parcel-specific technologies.

You can also get an informed view about your technology requirements in one-to-one meetings with Infosys solution experts.

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Rod Parker, Director of IT at DHL, has more than 32 years of IT experience in Transportation, including Airfreight, Express & Logistics at Airborne Express and Global Transportation Systems. He has over 20 years of experience in transportation software development and maintenance.

Rod has been responsible for Customer-facing applications, Sales and Marketing, Customer Management, Billing and Finance, and Transportation. Currently, he is the domain head for Transportation at DHL US - IT.

Aditya Mittal is an Engagement Manager, Infosys Technologies. He is responsible for sales and delivery of IT solutions and services. His areas of expertise include Transportation, Business Intelligence, Sales and Marketing, Pricing and Corporate Systems portfolio. Aditya has extensive IT services experience spanning multiple industries.

Panel Discussion

Topic: Visibility and Tracking Update
Speakers: Jason Richard, Group Engagement Manager, Infosys
Wes Kemp, SVP Operations, ABF Freight System
Ravi Ramakrishnan, VP Applications Development, APL
Bob Goodwin, Managing Vice President, Gartner (moderator)
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Time: 9.30 PDT

The panel discussion will cover:

  • Wireless technologies that can be leveraged by Transportation and Logistics providers
  • Cellular tracking - A cost-effective medium of tracking
  • Future trends in tracking and visibility technology
  • Enhancing 'Demand Planning' by utilizing tracking and visibility technologies


Jason Richard is Group Engagement Manager - Parcel Express and Logistics practice at Infosys Technologies. Jason is responsible for delivery of customer services, development of industry-focused business models and solutions.

Prior to joining Infosys, Jason worked at Accenture, where he developed solutions for the Transportation and Logistics industry.

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