As the coronavirus outbreak has spread, unparalleled challenges have arisen for food and beverage companies all over the world. Extraordinary measures have been taken to keep the food supply chain safe, efficient, and productive.
Industry leaders, with agile solutions, are swiftly changing their approach to mitigate the fallout of the pandemic; further cementing them as leaders in the post-pandemic world.
Yet many companies are still learning to cope with the new realities of the crisis. The need to quickly identify, develop, and adopt new capabilities that ensure long-term resiliency is ever present on everyone’s mind.
For manufacturers and distributors of Food & Beverage, the new normal is characterized by a variety of factors that include:
This webinar will discuss some of the key factors involved in building a more resilient post-pandemic Food & Beverage supply chain in 2021 and beyond, including:
John Flemming, Director, Information Technology, Chapman's Ice Cream
Doug Mefford, Product Marketing Director, Generix Group North America
Phil Gautrin, General Manager, Generix Group North America
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Sandow’s Material Bank, the world’s largest B2B material marketplace for architecture and design, offers designers the ability to sample hundreds of materials from all over the globe. Material Bank promises their high-profile clientele samples will be in in hand by 10:30 am the next day in one single box, at no additional cost.
To successfully deliver sample orders on-time, in-full, and at no charge to the customer, Material Bank pressed to continuously improving operational efficiency and order accuracy while driving down operating costs.
To meet these aggressive goals, Material Bank implemented Locus Robotics Multi-Bot Fulfillment Solution to increase operational flexibility and decrease employee walking time, enabling associates to pick a very diverse group of materials quickly and accurately.
Hear firsthand how Material Bank worked with Locus to implement its robotic fulfillment solution in their new 74,000 square foot warehouse and how the technology is being utilized to deliver the highest levels of efficiency and customer service.
Join Locus Robotics and SupplyChainBrain to learn:
• Best practices for evaluating and adopting co-bots into a greenfield environment
• How robots leverage your current workforce to get orders out the door 2x-3x faster with 100% accuracy
• How to efficiently scale to meet periods of high-demand and priority shipping deadlines without driving up costs or hiring temporary labor.
Karen Leavitt, CMO, Locus Robotics
Farshid Tafazzoli, Chief Business Officer, Material Bank
Robert Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBr
Join Bob Bowman, managing editor of SupplyChainBrain, as he moderates a lively panel discussion with forward-thinking leaders who are looking to swap tips and share stories to inspire and invigorate your plans for automation. Distributors are tight on budget, their workforces are strained and often they don’t know where to start when building (or rebuilding) their warehouse operations. At the same time, the decisions made early on can make or break how your workforce performs and your business grows. Whether you are just starting to build your warehouse strategies, or want to start over, join this webinar and be ready to leave with the top approaches to turn your warehouse into a powerful automation machine for years to come.
• Identify the essential criteria for warehouse automation.
• Distinguish ways to prepare, evaluate and implement warehouse automation.
• Describe future warehouse automation options.
Bill Denbigh, Sr. Dir. Product Marketing, tecsys
Guy Courtin, Head of Global Alliances, 6 River Systems, Inc.
Tom Campbell, Chief Strategy Officer, Capacity, LLC
Bob Bowman, Chief Editor, SupplyChainBrainRead More
The final mile or outbound shipping function has been an area of strong focus for businesses in recent years with the relentless growth of ecommerce and changes in consumer buying patterns. But the COVID-19 pandemic has now highlighted both the fragility and the importance of international supply chains, the 'first mile', where technology focus has lagged in the past.
Join us to hear how a global network platform is critical for effective international freight management, and how the global network model can improve final mile operations, without the need to rip-and-replace existing TMS solutions.
You will learn:
Monica Truelsch, Senior Director, Solution Strategy for Transportation, Infor
Robert Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrainRead More
With the success of AI/ML in areas like image recognition, medicine, and the web, why are we only seeing incremental gains in the supply chain? What’s throttling AI’s ability to drive optimal supply chain performance?
Ranjit Notani, co-founder and CTO of One Network Enterprises, and Joe Bellini (COO), will explode common myths about AI/ML and why network strategies are essential to success in Supply Chain Control Towers. Learn where AI/ML truly shine and where you should still deploy traditional algorithms.
There’s a new approach to automated decision-making and decision-support in the supply chain, that marries network learnings with the unique insights of users -- for a multiparty multi-tier process that creates optimal outcomes.
This webinar will help you understand:
Joe Bellini, Chief Operating Officer, One Network Enterprises
Ranjit Notani, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, One Network Enterprises
Bob Bowman, Editor in Chief, SupplyChainBrainRead More
Mark Baxa, Interim President & CEO, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
Caroline Proctor, Chief Marketing Officer, ToolsGroup
Bob Bowman, Editor in Chief, SupplyChainBrain
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