The power of innovation and technological novelties – the second day of MODERNLOG is over.


The second day of the key trade fair for the logistics industry in Poland began with the grand opening of the Smart Warehouse conference.  During the inauguration of the event, Filip Bittner, Vice President of the MTP Group welcomed the gathered guests and invited them to participate in expert discussion panels and networking in a specially designated area.

This year’s opening of the Smart Warehouse Conference was enhanced by the presence of Ignacy Niemczycki — Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Development and Technology. In his speech, the Minister appreciated the initiative of creating meetings for the logistics industry in Poland. During a short visit to MODERNLOG, he also visited the exhibition space.

During the opening panel, moderated by Barbara Tokarz (GXO), there was an interesting discussion on Manager facing the challenges of logistics of the future, which was attended by: Joanna Borkowska-Iwanek (GXO Logistics), Przemysław Piętak (CBRE) , Karol Tokarczyk (Polityka Insight) and Tomasz Walenczak (ManpowerGroup Poland). The invited experts talked about how demography and digitalization shape the image of logistics in a post-crisis reality, as well as how the modern recruitment of warehouse workers takes place. In their deliberations, they presented forecasts for the future of the logistics industry in the context of human resources.

Warehouse robotization is a step towards the near future

The first expert panel started with an extraordinary presentation of Solutions for Technology with the participation of Laika and Szarik, i.e. robots of the brand Deep Robotics. In front of the participants, modern machines showed their capabilities by walking in front of the assembled people and playing the indicated commands.

This was the preview of the main topic of the panel Robots and Technologies of the Future, led by Ilona Miziewicz-Groszczyk . Among the participants of the discussion were: Filip Różański (Linde Material Handling), Tomasz Boruta (GEBHARDT Poland), Piotr Susz (LOCURA), Artur Thomas (Jungheinrich Poland) and Izabela Kesselring (FIEGE). During the discussion, the panelists discussed current trends in the logistics industry, as well as hopes and concerns related to the upcoming robotization of warehouses. Each of the participants also discussed a case study of practical implementations of modern technologies.

E-commerce fulfillment – growing needs and new challenges.

The second panel, led by Marta Cudziło (Poznański Instytut Technologiczny Łukasiewicz) discussed the growing needs and new challenges for fulfilment services in e-commerce. Among the panelists were: Łukasz Wysokiński (InPost) , Adam Sobolewski (Magna Valor) , Patryk Angelard (Point of view) , Sebastian Kaczmarski (IKEA) and Cezary Pieczetowski (Amazon). The participants of the interview shared their extensive experience in the industry, discussing the key factors of success of e-commerce logistics.

On the past day, the fair was visited by many visitors who, in addition to a rich exposition of exhibitors providing a comprehensive overview of trends and solutions in the field of logistics 4.0, visited the In4log zone – a modern 21st century warehouse with live machine demonstrations in a staged logistics facility.

This is not the end of upcoming events and attractions. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the programme for the next day – details available on the website