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1) More Parcels, More Problems – Mitigating Parcel Variability with a Symbiotic Human-AI Vision System
Starts 10:15 AM Ends 11:00 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Robotics Theater Sponsor Plus One Robotics

As environmentally-minded consumers push for more eco-consciousness in their ecommerce providers, distributors have responded with increased SIOC (Ship In Original Containers) to both reduce waste and lower costs. SIOC, improved custom package creation, tighter advertising connections, and faster cycles ...

2) Lift Truck Operator Assistance Technology: What Exactly Is It?
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Emerging Technologies & Sustainability Theater Sponsor Yale Material Handling Corporation

Chances are, you’ve heard of a lift truck “operator assistance system” or “OAS” in the past year or so. But if you ask five people at ProMat what OAS means, you’ll probably get five different answers – the market’s understanding of the term is murky. The current OAS landscape is characterized by several ...

3) nEwCommerce: E-Commerce’s Effect on SC Network, Facility Design, and Real Estate Strategies
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater A Sponsor St. Onge Company

This seminar will communicate how the growth of e-commerce (including the acceleration of that growth triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and the aftermath) has affected supply chain networks (facility locations and mission), facility design for both major hubs and last mile e-commerce facilities and ...

4) How do Automated Pallet and Case Handling Systems Compare with Traditional Storage and Material Handling Systems?
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater C Sponsor KPI Integrated Solutions

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 seeing an unprecedented shortage of labor and need for space. There are multiple systems that can enable drastic reductions ...

5) WMS Systems: Drive efficiencies, reduce costs and improve service levels
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater E Sponsor Twin Oaks Technology

Learn how to leverage a WMS implementation to address the challenges facing most operations in today’s environment. A first-hand case study presentation from a highly successful WMS implementation that resulted in a 30% improvement in labor efficiency, increased lines picked per hour by over 90%, reduced ...

6) Yard Management: The Apex of Distribution & Transportation Unification
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater F Sponsor Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Unifying supply chain execution systems, like warehouse and transportation management, eliminates the “no man’s land” that exists between these critical functions, transforming what are often supply chain silos into a unified supply chain platform. While yard management can sometimes be a secondary ...

7) CSS (Conveyor and Sortation Systems) of MHI presents: Adoption of Automated Conveyance and Sortation Systems
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Today’s warehouses are changing to become more agile, more scalable and more adaptable to the shifting trends of consumer demand. This impacts the conveyor and sortation systems in many ways but one consistent theme is the addition of automation and information solutions that enable these outcomes. ...

8) How SAFETY can help solve your hiring and retention problems
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater I Sponsor Boplan USA Inc.

The health safety and wellbeing of associates while in the workplace. The conference will cover the physical safety, the confidence in safety measures, and the adherence to administrative and engineered controls.

9) How Robotics is Disrupting Warehouse Fulfillment with Disruption Proof Automation
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Robotics Theater Sponsor Exotec

Nobody could have predicted the chaotic state of supply chain logistics during and after the pandemic. However, one thing is certain: the industry will never be the same. Supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, increasing cost pressures – the list of challenges warehouses are facing is long and ever-changing. ...

10) How to get a guaranteed 20% boost in warehouse picking in 3 months.
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater B Sponsor Almasons

Implement Voice-Directed Picking and Robotics now without heartaches. Adding innovative technology to your warehouse or DC operations used to mean a lengthy and costly IT project. The most problematic area was typically modifying, upgrading, and interconnecting your WMS or ERP systems to the server ...

11) The Key Automation Technologies that Will Live in Your Warehouse Within Five Years
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater E Sponsor Tecsys

The automation train is hurling towards us at 200 miles per hour, but most of us are still planning our itineraries. To avoid the collision course, this session brings together industry experts with diverse perspectives to provide insight on the state of automation, major milestones, where there is real ...

12) Reduce Costs and Improve Operational Visibility With Smart, Connected Warehouses
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater H Sponsor The Raymond Corporation

As indicators point to a potential economic slowdown, business leaders need solutions to help monitor and reduce costs throughout their facilities. That's why, now more than ever, intelligent warehouse solutions are becoming an integral part of today’s optimized facility. Move your organization forward ...

13) WIRELESS POWER FOR AGV AND AMR - THE ONLY OPTION FOR A RELIABLE AND SAFE POWER SUPPLY?
Starts 11:30 AM Ends 12:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Emerging Technologies & Sustainability Theater Sponsor Wiferion GmbH

Energy supply is crucial to successful operation of AMR - downtime is waste of money. Wireless chargers without contacts are revolutionizing the way energy is transferred to AGVs and industrial e-vehicles. By enabling "in-process-charging", the fast charging process of the batteries can take place ...

14) Secrets to Ensuring Supply Chain Execution System Selection Success
Starts 11:30 AM Ends 12:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater F Sponsor enVista

Selecting the right supply chain execution (SCE) system vendor for your business can be a daunting project with substantial impacts to your operations. In this session, enVista’s expert SCE consultants will unlock the secrets to selecting the right system vendor for your organization. The discussion ...

15) Automating Pallet-Size Loads for Streamlined Operations
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater A Sponsor Seegrid

Pallets are a crucial element in the world of supply chains—playing an important role in the material flow within manufacturing and distribution facilities. The flow of pallet-sized loads is continuous, complex, and often difficult to manage—making up the bulk of the costs and time of personnel working ...

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