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1) Power Up Your Robotics Investment with WES
Starts 10:45 AM Ends 11:30 AM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater B Sponsor Fortna Inc.

Emerging warehouse robotic technology offers promising new capabilities, but how do you harness the power of these state-of-the-art solutions while delivering ROI? Employing a powerful Warehouse Execution System (WES) is essential to putting robotics to work effectively in your warehouse while maximizing ...

2) From Data to Action: Analyze, Prepare, Respond
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater F Sponsor Vanderlande Industries, Inc.

2020 has shown how quickly an industry or an economy can change. How businesses react and cope with those changes can be the difference between boom and bust. In this session our material handling experts will discuss how to tackle these challenges through Tactical and Operational Planning (TOP). ...

3) Warehouse Technology v. The People: How to Overcome Labor Shortages and Retain Talent
Starts 1:15 PM Ends 2:00 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater B Sponsor Tecsys

For a modern warehouse to run effectively and efficiently, your workforce needs the right technology, and your technology needs a productive workforce. Striking a balance between these two resources means operational excellence, happier employees, less costly turnover and better retention rates; for ...

4) Dirty (DC) Jobs with Michael Roe
Starts 1:15 PM Ends 2:00 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater E Sponsor DMW&H

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Your distribution model will have to adapt to ongoing business changes. Oftentimes, businesses are faced with two choices: 1. Build a totally new distribution center, OR 2. Retrofit an existing distribution center while staying operational. Successfully ...

5) Deploying Micro-fulfillment for Macro Results
Starts 1:45 PM Ends 2:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater A Sponsor Swisslog Logistics, Inc.

Rapid adoption of e-commerce in the past 12 months has exposed two realities about the retail industry. Retailers quickly rose to meet surging demand for e-commerce, but doing so led to new fulfillment challenges and profit pressures. As e-commerce continues to grow, retailers understand there is ...

6) Energy-as-a-Service: a win-win approach that ensures lowest cost of ownership forever
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater B Sponsor UGOWORK

In an era of very high competitiveness, focusing on your core competencies is mandatory. Every second lost on managing all sorts of systems not directly related to your core is a trap for productivity & cash, but worst, creates harmful lag in your ability to compete in your market. Therefore, you wisely ...

7) 5 key strategies to improve your rack safety
Starts 2:45 PM Ends 3:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater F 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 ...

8) WMS Systems: Drive efficiencies, reduce costs and improve service levels
Starts 10:45 AM Ends 11:30 AM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater B Sponsor Twin Oaks Technology

If we could tell you that our warehouse reduced order processing time to less than 4 hours during peak season, increased our average days to ship by 378%, and saved our company over $100K in freight costs annually, would you want to know how? No, we’re not Amazon, but we do have a good WMS – and that’s ...

9) The Truth About Distribution Data: Why Companies Struggle to Use It and How Companies are Succeeding
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater C Sponsor Longbow Advantage

Distribution operations are unique in the world of supply chain data. The systems that run your warehouses generate mass volumes of data every second of the day, and they generate much more data than any other area of the supply chain. Many organizations face challenges in accessing this data in real-time ...

10) How Much is Enough? Best Practices for Right-sizing Automation Levels
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater D 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 ...

11) Why DOM and OMS Are the Keys to Omnichannel Fulfillment
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater F Sponsor enVista

Need to optimize omnichannel order orchestration and fulfillment, customer service and order profitability? An omnichannel order management system (OMS) is required. OMS is the only solution to drive both top and bottom line revenue, as well as omnichannel agility and customer service. In this session, ...

12) How to Avoid Buyer's Remorse in a Warehouse Management System Selection
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater A Sponsor Open Sky Group

If you're looking to replace your current warehouse management system (WMS) or if you don't have one, this presentation is for you. The search and selection for a WMS can be daunting - there are a lot of providers and it can be hard to dig through what they say they offer and what you actually get when ...

13) Micro-Fulfillment
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater D Sponsor PULSE Integration

The future of business is robotics. AMRs, micro-fulfillment and technology to connect robotics with devices are must-haves in our ever-changing digital world. At PULSE, we are experts in robotics and technology.

14) Micro-fulfillment Strategies for the Future of Omnichannel Retail
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater B Sponsor Honeywell Intelligrated

Omnichannel fulfillment complexities are permeating every sector of the retail landscape, and companies are adopting micro-fulfillment center (MFC) strategies to improve delivery time frames and shorten the distance between distribution centers (DCs) and their customers. Installed in stand-alone facilities ...

15) Transform and Grow : Supercharging your Direct and Indirect Sales teams
Starts 2:45 PM Ends 3:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater F Sponsor ManoByte

Today’s increasingly complex sales distribution channel environment is becoming more digital. How do you implement the right technology for your sales teams and distribution channel partners that will help them grow better? This seminar will show you how to utilize content, technology, and best practices ...

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