About The HUB - Logistics for E-Commerce Summit

The HUB - Logistics for E-Commerce Summit will provide valuable insights into the evolving world of everything that goes on behind the scenes, from the moment an order is made online – to delivering it to your doorstep. The summit will address this through a series of thought-provoking discussions, cutting-edge presentations, workshops and networking meetings. It will be co-located with Parcel+Post Expo – the world’s biggest parcel industry event. Attending this event is crucial for businesses looking to excel in the delivery sector.
Key Themes:
  • Sustainability as a business imperative in e-commerce logistics
  • AI and its impact on the delivery eco-system
  • Future of automation and robotics on the delivery economy
  • Predictive analysis – the next frontier
  • Blockchain ensuring transparency and trust
  • Overcoming cross-border logistics challenges
  • Return logistics as a competitive advantage
  • Mitigating supply chain risks
  • Hyper-personalizing the delivery journey
Who will be there?
  • E-commerce platforms
  • E-commerce retailers
  • Retailers and D2C brands
  • Third-party logistics (3PL) providers
  • Parcel delivery and courier companies
  • Warehousing and fulfilment centers

What to expect

  • Keynotes: Set the stage for a productive and enlightening event, paving the way for further exploration and learning throughout the conference program. The keynotes will cover the evolving landscape of e-commerce logistics, including trends, challenges and opportunities
  • Panel discussions: A platform for industry experts, practitioners and thought leaders to engage in in-depth conversations, share insights and explore key topics and trends
  • Case studies: Presentations from leading e-commerce companies, logistics providers and technology firms, showcasing their experiences, strategies and achievements in navigating the complexities of the e-commerce supply chain. Each case study highlights a specific challenge or opportunity faced by the organization and explores how they addressed it, the solutions implemented and the results achieved.
The Hub Expo
The Hub Expo
The Hub Expo

On the show floor

Fishbowl debates

A platform for exploring and discussing contentious issues, contrasting viewpoints and alternative strategies within the industry.

  • Sustainability VS. cost in packaging
  • Centralized VS. decentralized fulfilment models
  • Human labor VS. automation in warehousing
  • In-house VS. outsourced logistics management

Technology workshops

Hands-on learning experiences, practical demonstrations and interactive sessions focused on leveraging technology solutions to optimize logistics operations.

  • Blockchain for supply chain transparency and traceability
  • Generative AI for e-commerce fulfilment
  • Digital Twins in the e-commerce warehouse

Preliminary Program

Day 1, October 22


Pre-conference workshops


Day 2, October 23


09.00 – 11.00

Opening plenary session

  • The future of e-commerce logistics: Trends and predictions
  • Building resilient supply chains: Lessons from crisis management
  • The rise of omnichannel commerce: Integrating online and offline logistics
  • E-commerce logistics in the age of sustainability

11.00 – 11.30

Networking break


11.30 – 13.00

Session 1 – Global supply chain management

Topics will include cross-border logistics; international trade regulations; customs compliance; risk management and geopolitical factors impacting supply chain resilience. Presentations, case studies and panel discussions will offer insights into navigating global logistics networks and optimizing international operations.


13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break


14.00 – 15.00

Session 2 – Sustainability and green logistics

Topics may include sustainable packaging; carbon footprint reduction; renewable energy solutions; circular economy initiatives and supply chain transparency. Presentations and panel discussions examine strategies for integrating sustainability into logistics operations and meeting consumer demand for environmentally responsible products and services.


15.00 – 15.15

Coffee break


15.15 – 17.00

Session 3 – Operational excellence and efficiency

Topics will include inventory management; order fulfilment; warehouse optimization; transportation logistics and process automation. Presentations, case studies, and interactive workshops will explore techniques for streamlining operations, reducing costs and improving productivity and throughput.


Day 3, October 24


09.30 – 11.30

Session 1 – Technology and innovation showcase

Topics will include warehouse automation; AI and machine learning; IoT; blockchain and data analytics. Presentations, demonstrations and panel discussions highlight how technology is transforming logistics operations and driving efficiency and competitiveness in the industry

11.30 – 11.45

Coffee break

11.45 – 13.00

Session 2 – Customer experience and last-mile delivery

Topics will include same day delivery; click and collect options; delivery tracking; customer communication and reverse logistics. Presentations, workshops and panel discussions will examine best practices for meeting evolving customer expectations and delivering seamless, convenient and personalized shopping experiences.

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch break

14.30 – 16.00

Session 3 – Future trends and outlook

Topics will include the impact of disruptive technologies; changing consumer behaviours; market trends and regulatory developments. Keynote presentations, expert panels and interactive discussions offer insights into how businesses can anticipate and adapt to future shifts in the industry landscape.

Partner with us

  • Brand visibility and exposure: Have your logo prominently displayed on the summit materials, signage and digital platforms. Enhance brand recognition and reach a targeted audience of industry professionals, decision-makers and potential clients.
  • Networking opportunities and relationship building: Access to the exclusive speaker lounge, VIP receptions and meeting rooms. Foster new relationships, strengthen existing partnerships and generate leads for business development.
  • Thought leadership and expertise: Showcase your industry expertise and thought leadership by participating in panel discussions, keynote presentations and educational sessions. Position your organization as leaders and innovators in the e-commerce logistics space, enhancing credibility and reputation amongst conference attendees and the broader industry community.
  • Product and service promotion: Sponsors may have opportunities to exhibit their offerings in the exhibition hall, conduct product demonstrations and distribute marketing materials to showcase their value proposition and differentiate themselves from competitors.

Who Should Partner

  • Logistics and shipping solutions providers
  • Technology providers
  • Packaging and fulfilment services
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • Payment and transaction services
  • Customer experience and engagement
  • Data analytics and insights
  • Regulatory and compliance services
  • Environmental and sustainability solutions
  • Cross-border and international shipping