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1) 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). ...

2) When to use AMR vs. standard conveyor
Starts 12:15 PM Ends 1:00 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater B 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 ...

3) 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 ...

4) 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 ...

5) From Control to Customer Service: Extending the Benefits of Automation Across the Enterprise
Starts 3:15 PM Ends 4:00 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater B Sponsor Apex Supply Chain Technologies LLC

Distribution center automation is moving far beyond conveyor systems and robots. To help increase productivity and extend their resources, many organizations are implementing automated locker solutions for managing mobile assets like RF terminals, scanners, printers and more. These intelligent, self-serve ...

6) 30 Day Roadmap: Cut Waste, Drive Labor Efficiencies, and Profitably Serve Customers Using Data You Already Have
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater D Sponsor Easy Metrics Inc.

If your distribution operation has a WMS of any kind, chances are you already have enough data to unlock insights that will give you the power to make better decisions, serve customers better and faster, and profitably compete in the market. Wouldn’t it be great to have all that data at your fingertips, ...

7) 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 ...

8) Achieving Customer Satisfaction in the New Normal of E-Commerce
Starts 10:45 AM Ends 11:30 AM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater E Sponsor PSI Engineering

E-commerce growth trends are radically changing the landscape of the packing and shipping areas of a Business to Consumer distribution center. It is important to focus on the entire process to fully understand how to meet the ultimate objective which is to satisfy customer expectations. The fundamental ...

9) 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, ...

10) Optimizing Store and Warehouse Operations for E-Commerce
Starts 12:15 PM Ends 1:00 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater E Sponsor ORBIS Corporation

The consumer e-commerce trend has dramatically exploded over the past year. The trend has caused major challenges for retailers trying to meet consumer demand and transformed store and warehouse operations. As retailers race to develop new processes and systems for e-commerce, they are confronted with ...

11) Growing Faster: Increasing Speed & Lowering Costs with Automation Integration
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater C Sponsor Murata Machinery USA, Inc.

In today’s market and economy, people want your products and they want them now. Consumers expectations for access to products and speed of delivery are rapidly rising and driving changes throughout industrial machinery, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution market segments. During this presentation, ...

12) 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.

13) Understanding Your Data: The Key to Successful DC Automation
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater F Sponsor Siggins

With so many choices in distribution center technology finding the right solution for your DC can be challenging. In this session, you will learn what data to collect before considering automation. Once you have the correct data, we will discuss how to evaluate different kinds of automation to make ...

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) Warehouse Management Systems 2021 – That was Then, This is Now
Starts 3:15 PM Ends 4:00 PM Date Tuesday, April 13
Location Theater B Sponsor Softeon

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) have now existed for some 45 years. While clearly a mature category of supply chain software, WMS continues to re-invent itself with new capabilities to drive additional gains in productivity, service and throughput, and meet new distribution challenges in efulfillment ...

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