Q3 Meeting in Bogotá, Colombia
Our recent meeting in Bogotá was an historic event, it being our first meeting ever outside of Europe. Our objective for this meeting was to make sure it was engaging for those both
in person and those joining online.
In addition to the LOGYCA team, there was also representation in person from GS1 Germany, ECR Ireland, GS1 Guatemala, ECR Italy, and GS1 Argentina.
We had updates from the following Nationals:
Colombia presented their OSA study and an update on their sustainability projects
(Bike Logistics, Recycling and Food Waste, Reverse Logistics).
ECR Retail Loss Group
presented their activities - 35 online meetings delivered so far this year and 22 planned before the end of the year, including 3 meetings in person. Colin also highlighted
a new book being published by Daniel Corsten on OSA.
Germany presented the current situation in the German market,
their Shopper Experience activities and their Online Category Management expert group.
Italy presented their approach to helping companies achieve
a sustainable supply chain and the areas they are focusing on within sustainability including logistics efficiency, carbon footprinting, LCAs & circular economy, food waste, and social sustainability.
Guatemala presented their involvement in the World Wildlife
Fund (WWF) Food Waste study which is the first study of food waste in the retail sector in Guatemala. They also presented an update on their OSA study.
Argentina - we were joined by Claudia Geniz, Experience Manager
with GS1 Argentina, who presented their perfect store journey.
On day 2, we had updates from our Focus Areas - Cat Man, Circular Economy & Sustainability. LOGYCA also put on an engaging panel discussion on the transition to a more circular economy
in Lat Am.
A big thank-you to Leonel, Wendy, Adriana, Daniel, Sandra, Alejandra and
all the team at LOGYCA for hosting us.
The slides, recordings, and minutes have been shared via email. As always, please get in touch if you are interested in giving an update the next quarterly meeting.