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1) School Specialty re-engineers their distribution operations to keep pace with shifting educational models and changing student needs
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Emerging Technologies & Sustainability Theater Sponsor Alpine Supply Chain Solutions

Everything School Specialty offers is designed for one purpose – to help students succeed. From crayons to curriculum to comprehensive learning environments, the company offers over 150,000 products thoughtfully designed to work together to elevate outcomes and transform not just schools, but students ...

2) Making an ROI Business Case for Voice Technology in 2023
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater A Sponsor EPG (Ehrhardt Partner Group)

Incorporating voice picking technology into warehouse management processes is indisputably beneficial — but many organizations encounter the challenge of clearly communicating the business case and ROI that derails their project before it gets off the ground. This session tackles those challenges head ...

3) Maximizing Flexible Automation Benefits
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater C 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 ...

4) 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 ...

5) Automating today’s warehouse for tomorrow
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater F Sponsor Locus Robotics

In today’s warehouse, volumes continue to grow, putting significant productivity demands on operators to meet customer deadlines and keep control of costs. Operators are turning to AMR technology to span the labor gap, improve cost efficiencies, easily scale to manage growth and volume spikes, and deliver ...

6) Extending the Life of Your Existing Facility
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater G Sponsor SDI

In this presentation you will learn about how, by considering new technologies and changing your mindset, you can leverage existing assets and save money. You will discover the hidden value your existing building has to offer and learn to utilize it completely.

7) SMA (Storage Manufacturers Association) of MHI presents: The New SMA Standards and S-Mark Certification Program along with best practices that can help mitigate risk
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

With an increased industry focus on ecommerce, microfulfilment and last-mile delivery, shelving and work platforms have become a crucial part of efficient facility operations. The new SMA standards highlight best practices, are a key component to ensuring safety, and will help you prepare your facility ...

8) Adopting Automation: Why Autonomous Only Robots Aren’t Always Your Best Bet
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Emerging Technologies & Sustainability Theater Sponsor Third Wave Automation

Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) have exploded onto the scene in the past 10 years but the technology is far from being what most solution providers will admit. Shared Autonomy bridges the gap and gives you the fastest, most flexible solution that you can implement right now. Autonomous, remote or manual- ...

9) The Perfect Match: Critical Relationships of Mobile Automation and Storage Systems
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater A Sponsor Advanced Intralogistics, A Shoppa's Company

Everyone wants automation, but what is the necessary infrastructure needed to make it happen? Too often, infrastructure and small details get overlooked or neglected, as there is too much attention given to the “shiny new objects” rather than consideration for all that is needed to make a system successful. AGVs ...

10) How to Handle Small Parcels
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater C Sponsor Fives Intralogistics Corp.

The industry's Material to be Handled (MTBH) has changed and continues to adjust based on consumers' online buying behavior. The need to handle smaller, thinner and lighter products has vastly increased. How do you automatically sort these non-conveyable items? Join us as we discuss the challenges ...

11) 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 ...

12) Case study: Covariant Robotic Putwalls driving efficiency at Radial, powered by AI
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater F Sponsor Covariant

Radial, one of the biggest ecommerce fulfillment and logistics providers in the world, decided to automate order sortation for their batch-picking operations with robotics. Powered by AI, Covariant Robotic Putwalls, have helped automate a previously manual process while increasing efficiency, lowering ...

13) ASRS (Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems) of MHI presents: Reality Check: How ASRS Assists in the Digitization of the Supply Chain
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Panel Discussion: The fragility of many supply chains was brutally exposed during the outbreak of the pandemic: poor visibility, lack of information, lengthy lead times, missing inventory, lack of manpower, over corrections, and the list goes on. Some companies fared much better than others, thanks to ...

14) Digital Transformation in the Warehouse: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater I Sponsor Longbow Advantage

Technology implementation and digital strategies in the warehouse have accelerated at an exponential clip over the last 3 years. As companies have worked to create resilient teams in the face of unpredictable supply and demand, one thing has become clear: When it comes to warehousing and supply chain ...