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Logistics Study Tour Barcelona

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Embark on a comprehensive 360° learning experience tailored for supply chain professionals, including logistics operators, manufacturers, and distributors.

 

This exclusive tour offers the opportunity to visit cutting-edge logistics facilities in the Barcelona area, providing invaluable insights into the latest trends and technologies in supply chain management.

 

Enhance your knowledge and network with industry leaders through workshops, site visits, and expert presentations. Don't miss this unique chance to see innovation in action and bring new strategies back to your organization.

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This Program Aims to:

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Latest Trends & Technologies

Discover New Trends and Technologies: Gain insights into the latest trends and technologies in the supply chain industry. 

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Professional Networking

Networking Opportunities: Enhance your professional network and exchange experiences with other industry professionals attending the Smart city Expo world congress from 5-7 nov 2024, in Barcelona.

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Workshops & Presentations

Visionary Perspectives: Learn about the current and future landscape of logistics and supply chain management from an international (European) perspective. Benefit from workshops and presentations delivered by top-tier speakers

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Field Trip Visits

Join us for an exclusive study tour to leading logistics companies in the Barcelona area. This unique opportunity allows professionals to gain valuable insights through in situ visits to highly advanced facilities. 

Program

Embark on a journey through Barcelona's dynamic logistics landscape with Educational Tourism & ICIL!

 

Our comprehensive study tour includes engaging workshops, enlightening lectures, and immersive company visits.

Begin your adventure at the bustling World Trade Center Barcelona campus, where you'll dive into cutting-edge workshops and insightful presentations. Experience firsthand the innovation at both WTC and DFACTORY BCN campuses.

Limited to just 25 attendees per edition, our program ensures personalized attention and interaction with global transport logistics experts. Collaborating with ICIL & Universitat de Barcelon professors, you'll gain invaluable insights.

Join us for a week of immersive sessions, Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 6 PM. Our upcoming edition runs from November 6th to 10th, 2023.

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity!

Register now to secure your spot and gain free access to two global top events:

  1.  the Smart City Expo World Congress &

  2. the SIL Barcelona 2024

Maximize your learning experience with ICIL's Barcelona Logistics Study Tour.

 

Register here

Workshops

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Lectures 

1 / Ramón Tremosa (Former MEP and Member of the Parliament of Catalonia)

  • Europe and the European Union: Logistics Policies

  • Europe and the European Union: Infrastructure

2 / Discussion Panel: Logistics Platforms: Success Stories

Location: ZAL, Plaza, and Guanajuato Inland Port

  • Isabel Velasco, Business Development Director of Plaza

  • Marcos Vallés, Technical Director of ZAL

  • Héctor López, Director of Guanajuato Inland Port

3 / Omnichannel Strategies in Retail: Navigating Challenges and Seizing Opportunities

  • Jorge Soriano, Logistics Director at Desigual

4 / Roundtable Discussion: Last Mile Delivery: New Management Models

  • Featuring CEOs of Smart Monkey and Geever

5 / Supply Chain Digitalization

  • Blockchain as a Key Element in Food Traceability and International Trade Management

  • Practical Use Cas

Company visits

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We've handpicked a selection of premier company visits to enrich your educational experience. At each stop, you'll engage with industry leaders and witness firsthand the intricate workings of logistics in action.

 

At Educational Tourism, we understand that true learning happens beyond the classroom, through immersive experiences and direct engagement with real-world dynamics.

 

Get ready to dive deep into the heart of Barcelona's logistics scene and expand your knowledge like never before!

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Seat: A Leader in Digital Transformation

As part of the VW Group, Seat's Martorell plant employs over 15,000 people across an area equivalent to 400 football fields. Join us for an exclusive tour to see how Seat has revolutionized its production processes with Machine Learning, IoT, and additive manufacturing. Led by plant executives, this visit showcases the cutting-edge advancements in digital transformation.

Watch the video tour

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DFactory: Pioneering Industry 4.0

DFactory Barcelona, led by the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona with Leitat as the tech partner, aims to advance Industry 4.0. Supported by LEITAT and Hewlett Packard, this initiative fosters industrial innovation and development.

Learn more about DFactory

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Inside Fedefarma's Cutting-Edge Logistics Hub

Discover the cooperative founded by and for pharmacists.

Our visit takes you to their state-of-the-art logistics center, representing a €35 million investment. It's Spain's most productive facility in our sector, situated on a 34,700 m2 plot in a strategic central location. Phase one includes a 19,000 m2 warehouse equipped with the latest technology and advanced control systems. With over 5,000 items in robotic preparation, it serves an impressive 500,000 units daily.

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Mango: Advanced Omnichannel Distribution

Located in Lliçà d’Amunt, Barcelona, Mango's warehouse spans 190,000 m², with an additional 90,000 m² expansion underway to accommodate growing online sales, which now represent 20% of total sales. Mango has transformed its supply chain to ensure omnichannel capabilities, equipping the center with cutting-edge technologies to meet this demand.

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Desigual: Cutting-Edge Fashion Distribution

With nearly €1 billion in revenue, Desigual is a leading fashion company. Discover how they distribute 70% of their sales from their fully automated distribution center in Barcelona. This facility features automatic pallet movers, sorters, and advanced classification systems.

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RFID Logistics Experience: Inside Cintaplast's Innovative Operations

Explore a factory and warehouse where all product movements are managed via RFID technology. From supply to production lines, order confirmations, finished product storage, to shipment and inventory, experience continuous inventory, real-time data, and absolute reliability.

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Barcelona Port: Logistics Powerhouse

"Explore Barcelona's Logistics Powerhouse! With 3.5 million TEUs in 2018 and 905 hectares of sheltered waters, the Port of Barcelona reigns as the Mediterranean's logistics epicenter. Experience cutting-edge infrastructure at the Hutchinson terminal, orchestrating over 2,500 truck movements daily.

 

Learn more about the Barcelona Port here 

2024 International Networking Event

For the first time within the Study Tour, we're hosting a professional networking event (dinner) bringing together attendees and logistics and supply chain professionals from Spain.

 

Representatives from institutions such as the Port of Barcelona, Acció (Catalonia's economic promotion office), and the Barcelona City Council will be present, fostering connections with the national logistics network

24º SIL Barcelona
(5-7 Nov 2024)

Join us at the International Logistics Exhibition, a premier event in Europe celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023.

 

With impressive numbers from the 2024 edition, 650 companies, 320 speakers +250 events + 150 innovations, SIL Barcelona is not to be missed. 

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the action!

*Transportation from the hotel to SIL (located in Barcelona city) is at your own expense.

Smart City Expo World Congress
(5-7 Nov. 2024)

Since its inception in 2011, the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona has become the premier global event for urban innovation.

 

Each year, it brings together visionary leaders from pioneering companies, governments, and organizations to drive cities towards a sustainable and prosperous future.

 

Our mission is to foster collaborative urban innovation worldwide, empowering cities to tackle today's critical challenges effectively.

 

Join us to explore groundbreaking solutions and accelerate the transition to green, efficient, and inclusive urban environments that leave no one behind.

For more information, visit Smart City Expo World Congress.

Prices

General Conditions

2100€ Per participant

Minimum attendance required: 25 students in total from all participating institutions.

Our package does include:

  • Transportation by coach to all Study Tour visits in Barcelona. 

  • Midday meals during the Study Tour week, and 1 networking dinner during the Study Tour week.

  • International Logistics Exhibition SIL Barcelona (June 5th-7th): Enjoy FREE access to the exhibition and VIP Congress pass, valued at €450 per person.

Please note that the prices listed do not include:

  • Hotel accommodation

  • Airfare from your home country to BCN.

  • Transportation from the hotel to SIL (located in Barcelona city) is at your own expense.*

Join us for an unforgettable learning experience in Barcelona's vibrant logistics scene!

Reserve your spot today.

 

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