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1) Going from Greenfield to High Bay Warehouse
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater B Sponsor Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

While it sounds easy enough, building a high bay warehouse includes various steps and precision planning. Matt Rivenbark, from SSI SCHAEFER, will take you through the high-level details on how to strategically plan and implement a new greenfield high bay warehouse with cold storage and what you need ...

2) Prove It
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater B Sponsor Burns & McDonnell

We all know fulfillment providers are facing unprecedented challenges in all aspects of their businesses today. Desperately seeking relief from several factors including, rising labor costs, labor shortages, space constraints, increased facility costs, and with increased demand for efficient services ...

3) The Next Big Thing in Retail: Store-Ready, Aisle-Friendly Fulfillment
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater B Sponsor Swisslog Logistics, Inc.

As labor and inflation challenges continue to challenge retailers in keeping up with customer demand, you need technologies that will help transform your distribution operations to continue acquiring and retaining customers. This means turning to robotic solutions to help offset labor shortages and accelerate ...

4) The Rise of Direct-to-Consumer: How businesses can break through the barriers and find success
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater B Sponsor Deposco

The direct-to-consumer (DTC) market has seen phenomenal growth in recent years, with a 16.9% increase in sales from 2021 to 2022, surpassing $151 billion today. What should companies do now to adapt and drive positive growth from it? The ability to reach customers in new and innovative ways and ...

5) How to get a guaranteed 20% boost in order picking in 30 days with voice-direction and wearable technology
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 ...

6) Utilizing Emerging Automation Technologies in Distribution
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater B Sponsor Siggins

We will discuss unusual implementations of robotics within distribution centers. Topics include receiving and cubing small items quickly and accurately, automating full cases in sea containers, economical ASRS alternatives, value-add kitting applications, refrigeration options, and robotic arm implementations.

7) AMR Battle Bots Fight for Warehouse Supremacy
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater B Sponsor Conveyco Technologies

Let the Battle Bots begin! So many AMR manufacturers, models and applications today are vying to provide your warehouse or distribution center with solutions. Though AMRs provide high: performance, flexibility, and cost justification, not every use case can/should use the same solution. Different applications, ...

8) THE COST OF NOT AUTOMATING YOUR WAREHOUSE
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater B Sponsor OPEX Corporation

According to new research, labor makes up 60–65% of the total cost of warehouse fulfillment, not including shipping. Driven by the boom in ecommerce, industry headcount has increased by 14% over the past year, but productivity levels have not kept the same pace. Now let’s add the cost of human error ...

9) Designing the Warehouse of the Future – A Blueprint for Supply Chain Resilience
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater B Sponsor enVista

What are the keys to designing a high performing warehouse of the future? The answer is very different than in the recent past. Today, supply chain leaders face continuously evolving challenges like labor, surges and a multitude of disruptions; to combat and thrive through these challenges, leaders must ...

10) Fleet management, RTLS, proximity detection systems and document management – all in one solution, on one web-portal? Is this the future and what role do modern smartphones play in it?
Starts 3:00 PM Ends 3:45 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater B Sponsor ELOKON Inc.

ELOKON, the Atlanta based supplier of safety and productivity solutions for material handling equipment, summarizes the pros and cons of these solutions as they pertain to customers and their warehouses of different sizes and needs. Furthermore, the presenter will highlight the advantages of having all ...

11) WIRELESS POWER FOR AGV AND AMR - THE ONLY OPTION FOR A RELIABLE AND SAFE POWER SUPPLY?
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Thursday, March 23
Location Theater B Sponsor Wiferion North American Inc.

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 ...

12) Industrial lithium-ion batteries within a circular economy
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Thursday, March 23
Location Theater B Sponsor UgoWork

Batteries are an essential component of electric industrial vehicles and greatly affect performance, operator experience and usability in various environments. All batteries are not created equal; from chemistry, available energy, charging power and speed, battery management system, maintenance requirements, ...