Speaker Bio

David Gonzalez

David Gonzalez

VP Analyst
David Gonzalez is a Research Vice President in the Logistics, Customer Fulfillment and Network Design Team. Based in the EMEA region, he has more than 25 years of experience working with regional and international supply chains and logistics functions. Over that period, he has worked in the service, manufacturing and retail sectors, with organizations ranging from a leading global logistics service provider and a chemical and engineering manufacturer, to a number of leading global retailers.

Mr Gonzalez is a regular contributor to trade and main stream press and is a thought leader on the 3PL services and logistics outsourcing sectors.
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Monday, 05 June, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CEST
Contract Negotiation Clinic: Open Book, Closed Book, No Book at All — How to Negotiate the Best Commercial Terms With Your 3PL

Structuring the best commercial deal is the foundation of every shipper and 3PL relationship. How do you reach a mutually equitable agreement when the parties are often diametrically opposed? Join this contract negotiation clinic and discover how to negotiate gain share mechanisms, outcome-based commercials and the age-old dichotomy of when and how to apply open book or closed book pricing.

Monday, 05 June, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM CEST
Roundtable: Understanding the Anatomy of a 3PL

Many logistics leaders talk about their desire to become shipper of choice with their 3PLs, but their strategies are often developed in an echo chamber of shippers and exclude any input from the 3PLs. Join this roundtable where we break with tradition and bring the 3PL and shipper communities together to discuss and share their expectations for this notion to becoming a shipper of choice.

Monday, 05 June, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM CEST
Case Study: Logistics Reinvention Transforming Cost, Customer, Cash, and Carbon

Diageo will take you on their journey of logistic re-invention & transformation to take out cost, while also improve resiliency and focusing to deliver on customer expectations in a sustainable focused way.

Tuesday, 06 June, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM CEST
Movers, Shakers and Future Rain Makers: The How and Who of 3PLs Transforming Logistics

The 3PL community is often criticized for its lack of innovation and thought leadership and admittedly not every 3PL challenges the status quo of the industry. Join this session and find out why this perceived lack of innovation from some in the 3PL community is unfounded and inaccurate. Uncover which 3PLs are pioneering new solutions in an industry that is notoriously lacking in innovation.

Wednesday, 07 June, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM CEST
Research Discussion: The Mile Less Traveled: Delivering a Better B2B Last Mile Experience

Many organizations are struggling with unreasonable expectations around last mile. Your business customers are familiar with the level of last-mile service they receive in their personal lives, and are frustrated that B2B last mile feels antiquated by comparison. This session will discuss these expectations and their implications, and provide a viable path forward for B2B to feel like B2C, without the same level of investment.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.