Tackling the Labor Shortage Challenge

Sponsored by OPEX Corporation

  • Date Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • Time 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location Theater H
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

John Sauer - Business Development Manager
OPEX Warehouse Automation


What You Will Learn

With 8 years of frontline material handling management experience, John Sauer understands supply chain. Starting in 2007, John administrated OPEX’s supply chain from the receipt of raw materials to the delivery of finished products. During this time, John was a key contributor in OPEX’s transition from batch assembly to lean, single piece flow manufacturing and assembly with the implementation of Perfect Pick into their own parts fulfillment operation. In 2015, John was recruited to be a member of OPEX’s Warehouse Automation Business Development team. He now works closely with clients, educating and supporting them in their pursuit of a warehouse automation solution. John has held various positions at OPEX Corporation since 1996 and has a degree from Rutgers University.

Key Takeaways

1. Learn creative strategies for retaining the best warehouse employees.
2. Effective scaling of labor for peak seasons.
3. How automation solutions play an invaluable role in solving labor shortage challenges.


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