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Electric Vehicle Logistics: Inbound to Manufacturing (I2M)

30th November 2021

A perfect storm has arrived in the electric vehicle inbound-to-manufacturing (EV I2M) supply chain. More complex and difficult to manage than most, it now faces new forces disrupting production, including the game-changing arrival of batteries that can’t be considered “just another part.”

Are you ready to weather this storm? Can you achieve the delicate balance of inventory and speed in all I2M activities?

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Adrien DedieuAdrien Dedieu

Chief of Staff, Global DHL Auto-Mobility Team

Fabio SacchiFathi tlatli

Head of Commercial Vehicles Subsector, DHL CSI

Toby GroomToby Groom

EV Logistics Program Lead, DHL CSI

Timo Köhler Timo Köhler

EV Logistics Program Lead, DHL CSI

Michael Stahlschmidt Michael Stahlschmidt

EV Logistics Program Lead, DHL CSI

  • Adrien studied industrial engineering in the city of Lyon, France. After a year completing an MBA in Singapore, he settled in Brussels and integrated the global DHL Auto-Mobility team in 2014. As part of this team, Adrien has been occupying several positions looking after marketing, business development, and strategy and he is now Chief of Staff for the global DHL Auto-Mobility team. Living in the most congested city in Europe, he describes himself as a “mobility user” rather than a “motorhead” and is very much involved in DHL solutions development linked to EV logistics and sustainable transport. 

  • Fabio Sacchi is Vice President at Customer Solutions & Innovation for the Auto-mobility sector at DHL. His work focuses on Global Customer Management & Sub-Sector (Commercial Vehicles) as well as new development and logistic solutions that fit emerging customer's business models. Fabio’s career spans over 20 years in the Transportation and Logistics Industry, 15 of which were dedicated to automotive. Thanks to his experience he has become an expert in Freight Forwarding, Express, and Supply Chain, supporting innovation and solutions applied specifically to the automotive sector. He has endorsed different management responsibilities during his career which took him to every corner of the world.

  • Toby Groom is passionate about evolution in the logistics industry, especially relating to developments in the field of EV Logistics. He is a trusted value creator and communicator, who enables and actualizes customer focused concepts with integrity, in a stakeholder orientated professional manner.

    Toby has been with DHL for 20+ years, with intimate experience in logistics operations, solution consulting and design, and customer development. He has a background in the Technology, Life Sciences & Auto-Mobility sectors, which provides a rounded perception on the growing EV Logistics market leveraging experience of similar journeys in parallel industries. He is currently leading the EV Logistics Program within DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation and, together with the rest of Team EV, he is responsible for driving strategic development in a market with evolving regulations and customer requirements. 

  • Timo Köhler is highly focused on the developments regarding EV Logistics and the wider Logistics Industry. He is supporting customers on their current journey into this new field of EV Logistics, with his solution-oriented mindset. Customer orientation is in his DNA and is enabling him to drive successful cooperation with his customers.

    Timo is working in the Logistics Industry for more than 15 years and in the last 7 years for DPDHL group, combining a wide experience in logistics, customer development, and solution consulting. He has a background in the Auto-Mobility sector on a global as well as regional level, which provides him deep insights into the evolving EV Logistics market and the customer requirements. Today he is leading the Sector for Electric Vehicles within DHL Freight and is responsible for driving the strategic development for this sector in cooperation with customers and colleagues within DP DHL group related to Overland transports.

  • Michael is a very motivated and professional individual with great skills and capabilities in supply chain and logistics. In combination with his very good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management he finds the right solution for our customers and delivers great results for the group.

    Michael joined the forwarding industry 25 years ago and over time passed various roles in operation sales, and management so he has a 360° view of the forwarding business.

    In the last 15 years he became passionate about the Auto-Mobility industry.

    Today he is responsible for the Auto-Mobility strategy at DHL Global Forwarding, the Air, Ocean, and Rail division of Deutsche Post DHL group.



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