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1) Beyond Automation: Increasing Productivity While Retaining Flexibility and Control
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater D Sponsor Capstone Logistics, LLC

Not all solutions for increasing productivity and efficiency within a warehouse or manufacturing operation require fixed assets. In fact, the most flexible options focus on process improvement and labor management methodologies. This seminar explains how data-driven warehouse labor management and pay-for-productivity ...

2) EASE (Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment) of MHI presents: Maximize workplace safety and minimize risk: Ask an Ergonomist
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater H Sponsor MHI

Workplace safety almost always includes a healthy dose of ergonomics, particularly when it involves manual material handling. This unique interactive panel hosted by the EASE (Ergonomics Assist Systems & Equipment) Council will be a focused Q&A with ergonomic experts that will cover ergonomic best practices ...

3) Prove It
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater I 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 ...

4) 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.

5) Industrial lithium-ion batteries within a circular economy
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater D 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, ...

6) On-Board Charging for Class I and Class II Lift Trucks
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater H Sponsor Delta-Q Technologies Corp.

For many years, on-board charging for Class I and Class II lift trucks was just an afterthought. However, rapid advancements in lithium battery technology and robust on-board charging solutions are allowing lift truck OEMs to significantly improve their overall systems, making on-board charging in Class ...

7) Lift Truck Operator Assistance Technology: What Exactly Is It?
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Thursday, March 23
Location Theater B 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 ...

8) Automating Cycle Counting with Drones: How to Calculate your ROI
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Thursday, March 23
Location Theater H Sponsor Ware

Inventory management is a complex topic and is at the core of most companies’ operations. Add a post-pandemic world to the mix, plus some of the greatest supply chain challenges warehousing and logistics has ever seen, and that complexity multiplies. Having a real-time understanding of inventory is ...