Eric Sim | Vice President, Strategy & Technology
ST Logistics | Singapore

Eric Sim, Vice President, Strategy & Technology, ST Logistics

Eric Sim is the Vice President, Strategy and Innovation in ST Logistics. He is an accomplished executive with over 13 years of experience in the Logistics industry, specializing in Supply Chain Management, Process Reengineering and Project Management. Eric is an expert problem solver with proven success in managing large and complex consulting projects with Fortune Top 500 customers globally. Before joining ST Logistics, Eric Sim was a Senior Director with DHL and was managing a team of Freight and Express Specialists as well as Supply Chain Systems Consultants. Prior to his DHL stint, Eric was an Accenture Consultant managing large complex IT Systems projects for many Fortune Top 500 customers. Eric Sim had developed strong business knowledge through managing client relationships with senior line of business executives. He had demonstrated leadership and credibility to influence, negotiate and operate across matrix organizations. Eric Sim graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2000 with a Bachelor of Engineering, First Class Honours. Eric Sim also acquired an MBA (Executive MBA) from the University of Chicago Booth with High Honours.


TECHX Day 1 @ 14:10

How robots and autonomous vehicles are changing the warehouse operations

At ST Logistics’ warehouse in Singapore, you may spot driverless vehicles and robotics whizzing around the 100,000 sq ft space to pack and pick up goods.
  • Leveraging robotics and autonomous vehicles to improve operational efficiency at warehouse
  • When implementing the technologies, what are the specific challenges that arise in warehouse setups and related storage infrastructure?
  • How do you efficiently plan and control robotic motions for picking and transferring items? How do you ensure safety? 
  • What are ST Logistics’ plans to tap on other emerging technologies?

TECHX Day 2 @ 15:10

Panel: IoT and big data in logistics: Digitising logistics operations in supply chain

  • Applications for analysis of unstructured data in inventory management, forecasting and transportation logistics 
  • Deriving actionable insights through predictive and prescriptive analysis: How can we fully tap into the value that big data can provide?  
  • How quickly can IoT demonstrate ROI?
  • If you could make one radical change in the industry mindset to fully embrace the potential of IoT and big data, what would it be?

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