This is a senior-level event, attracting the industry leaders in an interactive conference that allows to share thoughts on the best strategies and innovative products for growing the sector.
Who will attend:
- Management representatives of courier and postal services companies
- Major clients for the courier service industry
- Representatives of authorities regulating the postal services in Romania
- Representatives of banks, card issuers, payment service providers, leasing and financial institutions
Registration: Conference participation fee is 98 € + VAT/ person.
The fee includes the participation in the conference sessions, coffee breaks and lunch, as well as the conference proceedings documents.
All registration fees mentioned above exclude 19% Romanian VAT. Register online via the registration page on http://govnet.ro
Registration conditions: The program and the speakers are subject to change. Should the conference be cancelled due to force majeure, unavailability of the conference venue, speakers being prevented or for other good cause, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the conference. In case of cancellation all participants will be informed promptly. In this case, all registration fees will be reimbursed.
Substitution and cancellation policy
After registering for the Event, if you cancel your attendance more than one week prior to the date of the Event, you will receive a full refund of the amount of your payment. If you cancel within one weeks of the date of the Event, you will not be eligible for a refund; however, substitutions can be arranged with no extra cost from within a company or organization. No refunds for no shows. Cancellation requests must be received in writing.Payment: Payment can be made by bank transfer prior to the event. Please take into consideration the limited seats availability, therefore we recommend that registrations are made prior to the week of the event.
Hotel: Exclusively for you we have got a limited number of rooms available at special rates in the InterContinental Hotel Bucharest. In order to accommodate you together with the other participants, please reserve your room by no later than one week before arrival.
Data protection and sharing of contact details
The Conference Organizer will collect and store your personal data for the preparation and execution of the conference as well as to inform you about future projects related to your sector and line of work. Your contact data will only be passed on to partners directly involved in the conference organization process as partners for follow-up purposes.
Sorin Grindeanu was appointed President of the National Authority for Management and Regulation of Communications in Romania in November 2017. Between January and June 2017, he served as Prime Minister of Romania. From 2012 to 2016, he was an MP and a member of the IT&C Committee in the Chamber of Deputies. He served as Communications Minister from December 2014 to November 2015. Mr. Grindeanu also has extensive experience in the local administration: he was President of the Timiș County Council from June 2016 to December 2017, and before that he served as a vice mayor of Timișoara City, a member of the Timișoara local council and Head of the Timiș County Youth and Sports Directorate. Sorin Grideanu is a graduate of the West University of Timișoara - Faculty of Mathematics, majoring in IT, and holds a Master’s Degree in Data Bases.
Paul Yewman is CEO of PostTag, the navigation technology specialist, a position he has held since September 2016. The London-based company provides pinpoint navigation to ensure drivers get to the right front door first time, every time without asking the customer to take any additional steps, remember a combination of 3 random words or an alphanumeric code. PostTag makes your address more precise saving delivery drivers an average of 90 seconds per delivery.
In recent months, PostTag has expanded rapidly and is now working with major household names to greatly improve efficiency of delivery and customer satisfaction.
Yewman is a world-class strategist and sleeves-up executor, merging the best of the corporate and start up ecosystems. He is an expert in relating technology applications to business needs and building win/win partnerships.
Prior to joining the team at PostTag, Yewman served in a number of Director-level roles across financial, data and digital service providers, and has worked with high profile global clients to leverage maximum business value.
In 2002, Mr Yewman founded The Property Investment Market, the first stock market for property which allows investors to build a portfolio of residential property in the UK and oversees. As Sales Director, he created and managed the company’s partner programme, and worked with investors, suppliers and Government agencies to deliver growth and strategy.
Sebastian Steinhauser is the CEO and Founder of Parcelly, London’s first omnichannel logistics tech start-up converting redundant space in local businesses and private homes into carrier agnostic storage capacity. With an ever-growing nationwide network of more than 2,000 Pick-up-and-Drop-off locations in more than 58 cities across the UK, the multi-award winning, smartphone-based solution puts customers in full control of their parcels by allowing them to choose where and when to collect and return their deliveries.
Parcelly’s innovative technology platform resolves industry problems associated with first- and last-mile delivery, whilst driving air quality improvements and reducing white van traffic congestion. Expanding its value proposition over the past years to cater for a wide range of demands within the E-commerce, Retail, Urban logistics and the Corporate space, the company now offers a variety of services including hyper-local Warehousing, Leave-safe, Parcelly Agent, Key-Exchange and Corporate Mailroom management.
Before starting his entrepreneurial career, Sebastian spent 7+ years in London’s City with some of Europe’s leading financial institutions. Prior to that, Sebastian gained experience in different strategic positions in Germany and France and obtained a triple accreditation in International Management from ESCP Europe.
Eduard Lazar is Head of Client Partnerships at On the dot. Prior to joining On the dot, Eduard funded his own business in technology and fashion, and held senior positions across product, engineering and sales. He designed, built, launched and sold enterprise systems across manufacturing and communications, attaining success most recently by going to market with On the dot and a number of global multi-national companies. Eduard is now looking to ramp up the partner ecosystem across multiple sectors; retail, pharmacy, food & beverage, and grocery, ensuring the timely, efficient and high quality implementation of On the dot technology.
Adrian Mihai is one of the founders of FAN Courier, the leader of the courier companies in Romania for the past 8 years. FAN Courier started its history in 1998, when the three Romanian entrepreneurs, Felix Patrascanu, Adrian Mihai and Neculai Mihai dreamt of turning the new formed company into the greatest provider of courier services in Romania. The plan became reality in 2006 and since then FAN Courier has been Gladly, Anywhere from the first place.
Thomas Altmann is Product Manager Systems at SICK Austria. He has good knowledge of the automation industry due to long-time self-emloyment with own special interest publishing company.
Ionut is one of the Bringo pioneers. Co-opted from the start of the project, Ionut has used his Marketing experience and passion for Digital and Innovation to organize and coordinate Bringo's work in the best way. From the position of Logistic & Organizing Director, he has always tried to be one step ahead and helped expand Bringo in Iasi, Constanta and Cluj. Bringo is a 100% Romanian platform that helps you make your purchases quickly and efficiently at a hypermarket price and delivers them home in 90 minutes. Adapted to the digital lifestyle, Bringo offers you the ability to shop from the comfort of your home, choosing from over 50,000 products, including IT.
Pavel Penchev is CEO of Econt Express Ltd from 2000, Master of Transport Management, holds certificates in business management, project management and IATA certificate. The company, Econt Expres Ltd. is licensed operator of postal and courier services, with 16 years presence in the market. Econt maintains a large network of over 550 offices in Bulgaria with a strong team of nearly 2500 professionals. In recent years, the company opened offices in Romania, England and Greece. Pavel is the foundation of development and implementation of specific services in the field of eCommerce. Its active work in conditions of freedom and independent movement of money, goods and documents boosts sales on the Internet, currently over 6800 shops used the services of Econt.
Justine Clark is the Industry Marketing Manager, Transport and Logistics, Europe for Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions. An experienced and highly motivated marketer with an impressive track record of achievement in B2B, IT, consumer electronics and commercial market sectors, she previously was Regional Marketing Manager - Europe for DHL Supply Chain.
Cristi Petcu is the General Manager of Pink Post. In April 2017, Total Post announced the merger with Post Master, a company previously owned by the Austrian Post Group, the newly formed company being named Pink Post. In 2010, Total Post acquired TCE Post, founded in 2006, the main competitor on the private market of postal services in Romania.
Bogdan Ciubuc is the Sales and Marketing Manager at Vans division. He started his career at Mercedes-Benz Romania in 2008. He declares: "It is very rewarding for me to see that our constant efforts generate solutions for our customers in order for them to consolidate their business, allowing us to support the highest quality standards and offer complete and personalized services. Since our customers’ satisfaction is essential for us, we also focus on the best after-sales services, consolidating our national service network and constantly improving it."
Lucian Aldescu was the CEO of DPD Romania untill 2018. He started his career in transport & logistic filed in 1994, as a logistic manager for Eculine. In 1997 he founded, with James Gray-Cheape, Pegasus Courier, company acquired in 2008 by Geo Post – Yurtici Kargo Group and named DPD Romania. Lucian Aldescu graduated an MBA program at Tiffin University and was the president of AOCR (Courier Operators Association of Romania) during 2009-2011.
Elena Ionescu Turda has more than 15 years of experience in the banking sector with focus on transaction automation and digitalization. She is the CEO of KEBA Romania, a subsidiary of KEBA AG –an internationally active company that creates its success from technological innovations. Headquartered in Linz, Austria, KEBA AG is represented by subsidiaries around the world. For more than 50 years since it was founded, KEBA has stood for innovative automation in a variety of industries with many years of international market experience and solid application expertise: KEBA was a pioneer about 15 years ago in developing an automated parcel delivery solution (locker) and therefore prepared the market and paved the way for parcel automation. It is now the global market leader with more than 5,000 lockers sold worldwide.
After completing an honorable military career full of challenges, such as the first Gulf War and Romania's accession to NATO, Mr. Turcu got in the civilian life and in business, especially in logistics, as director of operations and developed in Romania a French multinational company. After he graduated an Executive MBA in 2005, Mr. Turcu founded RO SYSTEC GROUP and became the Romanian representative for several foreign companies that produce equipments and postal and logistic solutions: BOWE SYSTEC, SIEMENS, NEOPOST, VIPS FRANCE.
Cătălin Cîrnaru has over 15 years of experience in logistics, both in national and multinational companies. For more than 5 years, he is the logistics manager of Flanco Retail. Catalin coordinates the logistics department and deals with the supply chain of one of Romania's largest IT & C, electronics and home appliances retailers.
Florinel Chis is an E-commerce expert and Entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in delivering end-to-end solutions for major Online Retailers. He is representing the Romanian E-commerce at both national and EU level as the Executive Director of ARMO - Romanian E-Commerce Association.
The National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) is the body that protects the interests of the communications users in Romania, by promoting competition in the communications market, ensuring the management of scarce resources and encouraging innovation and efficient investments in infrastructure.
In April 2017, Total Post announced the merger with Post Master, a company previously owned by the Austrian Post Group, the newly formed company being named Pink Post. In 2010, Total Post acquired TCE Post, founded in 2006, the main competitor on the private market of postal services in Romania. Pink Post has 2 sorting centers with an area of approximately 1,800 sqm; 60 national work points; 1,100 localities covered in the distribution network; approximately 1,900 employees of which 1,550 pedestrian couriers; a fleet of 210 vehicles involved in operational and distribution processes, annd an estimated turnover 60-62 million Ron in 2017.
The World of paper and mail processors is not so large but adopted solutions and customer needs in this area are of immense complexity and diversity. In addition, scientific and technological developments in this area closely influenced by dynamics of IT systems, make changes to address theese various solutions to be extremely fast.
Therefore, Ro Systec Group, supported by its foreign partners, as their sole distributor and representative in Romania, offers a wide range of equipment adapted and especially adaptable to meet any needs and boldest requirements of the customers. With the high-tech solutions and services offered by our foreign partners together with the high quality and safety service and maintenance offered by us, the worries caused by large volumes of paper and mail to be processed in a relatively short time and the complexity of these processes can be left aside.
Sameday Courier is focused on delivery on the same day, whether locally, nationally or internationally. We are also offering "tailor-made" flexible solutions for those partners with specific features. Since 2007 we are active in the area of e-commerce and urgent deliveries, for companies in the medical field.
The VP Group is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of reliable and innovative packaging solutions as:
*self-adhesives document pouches;
for various applications, especially useful for Courier and Postal services . Founded in 1896, we are now successfully in our fourth generation as a family-owned company. We provide security, reliability and partnership for customers and suppliers as the centre of our businesses.
Zebra Technologies is a global leader in barcode printing and RTLS technology including printers, RFID, software and supplies. Zebra Technologies manufactures and sells marking, tracking and printing technologies such as thermal barcodelabel and receipt printers, RFID smart label printers/encoders, and card and kiosk printers. Zebra’s products are used for barcode labeling, personal identification and specialty printing solutions principally in the manufacturing supply chain, retail, healthcare and government sectors.
Headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, it has offices in 26 countries, channel partners in more than 100 countries and more than 2,500 employees worldwide.
The leader of the courier companies in Romania for the past 10 years, FAN Courier started its history in 1998, when the three Romanian entrepreneurs, Felix Patrascanu, Adrian Mihai and Neculai Mihai dreamt of turning the new formed company into the greatest provider of courier services in Romania. The plan became reality in 2006 and since then FAN Courier has been Gladly, Anywhere from the first place. Strategic thinking, plenty of dedication and consistent investments every year have equally contributed to building up what FAN Courier represents today: a solid company, esteemed and recognised as leader of the courier services providers in Romania.
For more than 25 years, we are keeping Romania connected. It all started in 1991 when two Romanian entrepreneurs created the first domestic courier company in Romania, naming it Cargus International.
Nowadays, Urgent Cargus, one of the biggest companies on the Romanian courier market, owns and operates a national network of 72 centers and warehouses, with a fleet of over 2,500 courier vehicles. The company has approximately 3,000 employees who serve more than 80,000 clients. In a fast-paced ever-changing environment, we adapt our activity according to each customer needs. We are more than responsible and efficient, we are a reliable business partner.
Bringo is a 100% Romanian platform that helps you shop efficiently and rapidly, at hypermarket costs and delivers your shoppings at home in 90 minutes. Adapted to the digital era lifestyle, Bringo offers you the possibility to do your shopping from home, being able to choose from over 50,000 products, including IT.
Bringo registered a huge success on the Romanian market and manages to surpass the other delivery types of services through its delivery time and real time interaction with the delivery person.
Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges initiated by revolutionary macrotrends in science, technology and society. A Fortune 100 company, we create solutions to improve the quality of life of people around the globe: generating clean, healthy energy – and using it more efficiently. Increasing our safety and security. Enabling people around the world to connect, communicate, and collaborate. And equipping our customers to be even more productive. With approximately 132,000 employees worldwide, including more than 22,000 engineers and scientists, we have an unrelenting commitment to quality and delivering results in everything we make and do.
Mercedes-Benz Romania - part of the Daimler AG - is responsible for the import, marketing, and sales activities of Mercedes-Benz, smart, Fuso, and Setra brands, and for the coordination of a strong network of more than 35 authorized sales and service centers. The structure of the company consists of three divisions – Passenger Cars, Vans and Trucks & Buses. Mercedes-Benz Vans have always been the reference in the local market for the premium segment.
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Romania - part of the Daimler AG – provides a comprehensive range of automotive financial services and it is represented by three entities within the country: Mercedes-Benz Leasing IFN - for credit and financial leasing, Mercedes-Benz Service Leasing – for operational leasing and short term rent, Mercedes-Benz Insurance Broker – for CASCO insurance, RCA and RTI (Return to Invoice).
Industrial automation is changing at an extremely rapid pace. As an innovation leader on the vanguard of developing cutting-edge sensor technology, SICK offers solutions today that are ready for the challenges of the future – with intelligent sensors that collect data, evaluate it in real time, adapt to their environment, and communicate in the network.
With all our solutions, we bear the individual requirements of your processes in mind. “Sensor Intelligence.” draws on all of SICK’s system expertise, supplemented by our experience in a variety of sectors. We combine our detailed application knowledge with reliable software architecture to optimally integrate our sensors into your system – because intelligent is the only way.
With “Sensor Intelligence.”, we are making Industry 4.0 a reality – and we are doing it today.
The 2019 edition of the Courier & Postal Services Forum will be organized at the InterContinental Hotel in Bucharest.
InterContinental Bucharest is a five star hotel that provides a highclass background for conferences, receptions and other types of events. Located right in the center of Bucharest, it is within walking distance from the Old City – Bucurestiul Vechi. The main subway station and the central bus station are just across the street. There are also taxi ranks directly in front of the hotel.
Special accommodation rates and hotel reservation
Summit participants benefit from special accommodation rates. Please send your accommodation requests directly to:
Mrs. Simona Sercan – Senior Convention Sales Manager
Registration: Conference participation fee is 98 € + VAT/ person.
The fee includes the participation in the conference sessions, coffee breaks and lunch, as well as the conference proceedings documents.
All registration fees mentioned above exclude 19% Romanian VAT.
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