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1) Building the Smart, Automated Warehouse of the Future
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater E Sponsor Softeon

There is increasing pressure on distribution, driven by rising costs, labor shortages, and ever-faster cycle times. The good news: a new paradigm for the smart, automated warehouse is emerging, leveraging new technologies, advanced software capabilities that include self-running warehouse operations, ...

2) Busting Myths: The Auto ID Episode
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater E Sponsor SICK

Evolving technology, the Internet of Things, and continuous innovation make for some pretty impressive developments in the industrial automation space. It also makes for an impressively swirly rumor mill. What's actually possible, or just downright sensationalized? On the other hand, what components ...

3) Transform your Warehouse into a competitive advantage with BarTender and Barcoding Inc
Starts 3:00 PM Ends 3:45 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater E Sponsor BarTender by Seagull Scientific, Inc.

Attend this session to learn how BarTender Cloud along with the solutions experts from Barcoding Inc can turn your warehouse or distribution center into a competitive advantage.

4) 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 ...

5) 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 ...

6) Metal Prices and MHE Electrification Trends
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater E Sponsor OneCharge Inc.

Metal prices were at an all-time high in 2022, including the rare-earth metals used in battery manufacturing. The main contributing factors were the COVID-related supply-chain disruptions in China and around the world, the Russian war on Ukraine, and subsequent US and EU sanctions against Russia. On ...

7) Warehouse Piece-picking Robots 201: How picking robots resolve your labor challenges
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater E Sponsor RightHand Robotics, Inc.

The labor challenges are real. And warehouse robotics are not all hype. There are many types of robots just waiting to work in your warehouse. But will a piece-picking robot make sense for your business? In this seminar, we will cover the basics regarding picking robots and the jobs they can perform ...

8) Centralized Design and Management of Multiple AGV Types
Starts 3:00 PM Ends 3:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater E Sponsor Siemens Industry, Inc.

Movement of goods throughout an organization is a necessary but non-value-added task. Having multiple AGV or AMR types is also a challenge. The most efficient, flexible and transparent material transport within organizations is a critical. Mastering this task also represents a significant opportunity ...

9) Orchestrating Fulfillment Success with DOM and WES
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater E Sponsor Softeon

Today, order fulfillment success requires precise orchestration of each and every order. You need powerful tools to define and execute business and fulfillment rules, both at the network level and at each fulfillment node. The result: an enhanced customer experience lower fulfillment costs, increased ...

10) The Importance of Scalability When Choosing Automation
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater E Sponsor Exotec

Adding automation to your order fulfillment processes is the best way to improve operational performance, but what happens when your business grows and it’s time to expand storage and throughput capacity? How long will expansion take? What will the impact be to on-going operations? Join this session ...

11) Excelling at distribution in the e-commerce era: tips for your warehouse from the 3PL experts
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Wednesday, March 22
Location Theater E Sponsor MADE4NET

Do you have what it takes to excel in the e-commerce era? Accommodating e-commerce in your operation will depend on many factors, including your available space, automation, labor pool, technology, material handling equipment and the number and types of items you will be storing, picking and shipping. In ...

12) Everyone’s Talking About Automation, but is Automation Right for Everyone?
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Thursday, March 23
Location Theater E Sponsor Steel King Industries, Inc.

Automation is the buzz word of the day, but how do you know if your operation is ready for, or even needs automation? This seminar will cover areas of value in conventional warehousing that are often overlooked if not forgotten that can create a fluid, flexible operational facility without the fixed ...

13) Maximizing Flexible Automation Benefits
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Thursday, March 23
Location Theater E Sponsor VARGO

Join industry experts from worldwide clothing retailer, GAP, Inc., Vargo and OPEX and as they discuss how they incrementally implemented automation into their fulfillment network. This session will cover the why, as well as, the what and how automation was incorporated into their existing operations ...