Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:00 to Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00
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
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 to Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:00
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
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 to Monday, May 17, 2021 12:00
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:
Consumer demand, both in the volume and variety of manufactured goods consumed
Direct to consumer demand, and the disruption to transportation / delivery networks
Workforce availability (health), composition, and location
Regional/global pandemic restrictions to the food supply chain
Raw material and component inventory shortages affecting production, with resulting inventory shortages impacting manufacturing and distribution companies’ sales
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:
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
Accelerating technology implementation to improve agility
Methods for developing a more proactive supply chain network
Building trust into supply chain practices
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
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:00 to Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:00
One disruption inevitably gives way to another. Can your business thrive versus simply survive when the next one occurs?
In the first of our four-part series, Mac McGary, executive vice president at Logility, lays out the first three phases of a 12-step roadmap for building a resilient enterprise that can respond and pivot at the pace of disruption as well as seize opportunities presented by shifting market forces.
In this session you will be challenged to:
Assess your performance over the last 12 months and consider missed opportunities, risks, and the impact disruption has had on customer relationships.
Understand the significance of the assessment, and secure executive buy-in to prioritize action.
Create a near-term vision for the next 18 to 24 months that acknowledges current priorities but relentlessly pursues business improvement.