Burak Gurcan

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Burak Gurcan

Supply Chain Ordering & Development Manager - Tesco Kipa

Burak is graduated from Middle East Technical University Industrial engineering in 2003 and working in retail - supply chain for 11 years.

He started his career in Toys”R”Us Turkey in 2003 and managed supply chain department as responsible of supplier and store ordering and stock management whilst managing supply chain development projects as simple stock count, DC layout and capacity optimisation and bonded warehouse opening.

In 2007, he joined Tesco Kipa as supply chain project manager and managed supply chain annual development roadmaps including projects like supplier to DC delivery standards compliance, supplier logistics income model and agreements, 3rd party logistics partnership, opening bonded warehouse, Tesco automated central ordering system deployment and supplier ordering and information system development.

Since 2012, he is working as supply chain ordering and development manager responsible of managing store ordering and system optimization, on shelf availability, stock budgeting, promotion forecasting and ordering, supply chain management information system and insight, store communication and support, central store to store stock transfers, supply chain process and system improvement projects like logistics delivery frequency optimisation, supplier to DC online appointment system development, DC goods in&out volume smoothing model, simple and smart in store replenishment, single picking for small stores and promotion forecasting model.

Burak will be speaking at the following times:

Hall 4 - 2:50pm - 3:40pm - Case Study: Designing your Supply Chain Network to Deliver Customer Satisfaction!!!

Hall 4 – 5:10pm – 6:00pm - Panel Discussion: How important is the design of the Supply Chain Network really?

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