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1) Supply Chain Flexibility
Starts 9:00 AM CDT Ends 9:30 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor 6 River Systems, Inc

Crocs was challenged with a surge in demand for its innovative footware during Covid. It’s traditional supply chain planning cycles and build out of more highly automated capacity would take years to complete. Over the summer of 2020, Crocs (worked with Sedlak) and 6 River Systems to develop an alternative ...

2) The Strategy Around Micro-Fulfillment
Starts 9:00 AM CDT Ends 9:30 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor AHS, LLC

This presentation will emphasize key points that should be highly considered when developing a strategy around Micro-fulfillment. Micro-fulfilment refers to the idea of placing small-scale warehouse facilities in accessible, urban locations that are close to the consumer. This presentation will specify ...

3) TBD
Starts 9:00 AM CDT Ends 9:30 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor American Logistics Aid Network

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4) A Guide to E-Commerce Order Fulfillment
Starts 9:00 AM CDT Ends 9:30 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Kuecker Logistics Group

ProMat provides visitors a chance to see how material handling equipment, technologies, and software solve real-world order fulfillment, logistics, and manufacturing problems. Today we are witnessing an unprecedented increase in consumers purchasing online. Couple the global pandemic with an already ...

5) Fundamentals of Robotic Order Picking
Starts 9:00 AM CDT Ends 9:30 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor DC Velocity

Up to very recently the material handling automation industry concentrated almost exclusively on storage, retrieval and transportation of goods. This session provides a broad overview of the latest approaches to automated and robotic order picking, with an emphasis on application fundamentals, performance, ...

6) From Control to Customer Service: Extending the Benefits of Automation Across the Enterprise
Starts 9:30 AM CDT Ends 10:00 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Apex Supply Chain Technologies LLC

Discover why so many organizations are choosing automated locker solutions to help increase productivity and make better use of their resources across their operations. In this session, you’ll learn how a major plumbing and HVAC/R wholesale distributor implemented solutions in its distribution centers ...

7) How to Leverage Robotics and Automation to Build a Successful Last Leg Fulfillment Operation
Starts 9:30 AM CDT Ends 10:00 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company

With increasing complexities across the globe and customers demanding faster and lower cost shipping , improving your new or existing last leg fulfillment strategy to remain competitive can be a daunting task. Whether you’re considering adding automation for microfulfillment, cross-docking or omnichannel ...

8) High Performing Returns, Order Fulfillment & Sortation Technologies Utilizing AMRs
Starts 9:30 AM CDT Ends 10:00 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Conveyco Technologies, Inc.

AMRs provide flexibility, scalability, agility, return on investment, no downtime, and more… to all organizations. We will be discussing different models, options, software and general AMR pros and cons. Plus, AMR goods to person, person to goods, AS/RS, floor and table sortation systems. Which system ...

9) Calculating the True Cost of Your Operations (and using it to justify change)
Starts 9:30 AM CDT Ends 10:00 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Kardex Remstar, LLC

Is your current operation at capacity? Are you running out of space and looking to expand? Determining the actual hard costs of your existing operation can help persuade management it’s time for a change. In this seminar, we will review how to calculate the true cost of your current operations including ...

10) Paths to Success – Comparing Autonomous Navigation Technologies
Starts 9:30 AM CDT Ends 10:00 AM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor BlueBotics SA

The autonomous navigation system an AGV uses is crucial to its performance, installation time, and cost. We assess today’s different navigation choices - from line-following to laser triangulation, natural features, and more.

11) Scaling Your Network for eCommerce: A Data Driven Strategy
Starts 1:00 PM CDT Ends 1:30 PM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Fortna Inc.

Rapid acceleration of eCommerce has caused a significant shift in volume to digital. Your existing distribution network is based on a set of assumptions that have changed significantly and rapidly. Re-evaluating your network strategy is the first step to ensuring the agility to respond to change and ...

12) 5 key strategies to improve your rack safety
Starts 1:00 PM CDT Ends 1:30 PM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Damotech, Inc.

If you’re a warehouse manager, knowing what is required to keep your warehouse safe can be a challenge. But being proactive in preventing hazards and potential loss of production time and money is extremely important. Join our racking experts, Charles Carbonneau, Ph.D., our Chief Engineer with over 20 ...

13) When to use AMR vs. conveyor
Starts 1:00 PM CDT Ends 1:30 PM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor IAM Robotics

Standard conveyors have been a staple in warehouses and distribution centers for years. Often, new facilities default to conveyor solutions because of their reliability. Let’s face it, conveyor systems are not going away anytime soon. They serve a purpose and are designed to deliver. However, alternatives ...

14) Optimize, Connect, Automate 3.0
Starts 1:00 PM CDT Ends 1:30 PM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor The Raymond Corporation

As operations face unprecedented challenges, it’s easy to see the advantages of using semi- and fully automated solutions to increase productivity, address the labor shortage and reduce operator density in a warehouse. However, before jumping into automation, it is important to first visualize your ...

15) How Much is Enough? Best Practices for Right-sizing Automation Levels
Starts 1:00 PM CDT Ends 1:30 PM CDT Date Monday, April 12
Sponsor Miebach Consulting Inc.

When considering which type of automation is the right one for their operation, multiple factors are pushing for increased automation in the logistics and production industries, and options for various types of automation can seem endless when you begin your research. With so many possibilities, how ...

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