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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) Delivering on customers’ expectations: Unilever’s digital yard transformation
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater C Sponsor PINC

How are yard operations across all your facilities impacting on-time in-full delivery and transportation costs? According to industry experts, 80% of transportation delays happen while trailers are at distribution centers or manufacturing plants’ yards. Given the uncertainties with customer expectations ...

3) To Automate or Not to Automate
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater D Sponsor enVista

With supply chains in flux and ecommerce orders surging, automation is increasingly being leveraged to reduce labor dependencies while also improving distribution efficiencies, fulfillment timeframes, customer service, cost savings and resilience. However, determining the right application for warehouse ...

4) 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). ...

5) 3PL Landscape & Selection Strategies
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater C Sponsor St. Onge Company

Session will provide information on how to select an appropriate 3PL partner; as well as how to convince prospects you would be an appropriate 3PL partner.

6) Real-world Data to Guide Your Process Design for Improved Productivity
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater D Sponsor BOSTONtec, Inc.

BOSTONtec is known in the industry as a leader in ergonomic height-adjustable workstations. When working with clients we often receive questions how much productivity can be gained by applying ergonomic principles and how an ergonomically sound work environment can contribute to the bottom line. These ...

7) Automation, Integration & Energy Systems
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater F Sponsor Jungheinrich

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are becoming more and more industry standard. AGV technology itself is common across numerous suppliers. However, key elements such as the logistics interface for IT integration and the trend toward lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery systems with automatic charging, continue ...

8) 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 ...

9) 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 ...

10) Optimizing your Supply Chain: Efficiencies through wheeled logistics and automation
Starts 1:45 PM Ends 2:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater F Sponsor K.Hartwall

With the increasing demand for speed and flexibility, companies are being forced to rethink how they handle their supply chain and logistics. One transition that many companies are considering is the move towards automation including robotics, AGV’s, and IoT within their operations. One of the enablers ...

11) 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 ...

12) Conquering supply chain complexity in your operations
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater E Sponsor HighJump

Are you ahead of today’s supply chain challenges? Today, less than 10% are prepared to handle complexities from MORE products, MORE suppliers, MORE distribution channels and RISING consumer expectations. Let’s talk strategy and how top organizations are adapting to today’s demands!

13) A Guide to E-Commerce Order Fulfillment
Starts 2:45 PM Ends 3:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater A Sponsor Kuecker Logistics Group

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 witnessing an unprecedented increase in consumers purchasing online. Couple the global pandemic with an already ...

14) Tips to Enhance Live Roller Belt Conveyor Productivity and Safety
Starts 2:45 PM Ends 3:30 PM Date Monday, April 12
Location Theater D Sponsor Flexco

Flexco experts will discuss how small changes and the right tools can lead to belt longevity and increased productivity in belt-driven live roller conveyor applications. They will discuss common industry challenges and introduce possible solutions, and also suggest proactive steps a facility can take ...

15) 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 ...

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