MODEX 2018 - supply chain, manufacturing, distribution trade show
Georgia World Congress Center
  Atlanta, GA | April 9-12, 2018
  • MODEX the leading trade show for supply chain, manufacturing and distribution industries

Accelerating the Pace of Last Mile Delivery

Sponsored by Swisslog Logistics, Inc.

  • Seminar Number
  • Date Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Time 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • Location Theater A
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

David Schwebel - Senior Director, Business Development
980-259-3170 (w)


What You Will Learn

Companies are turning to swifter alternatives to the traditional supply chain to remain competitive in a world where customers demand quicker and quicker delivery – not just same-day, but within hours of clicking “order”. This session will focus on the characteristics and operations of last mile / urban fulfillment centers and the opportunities for practitioners and suppliers alike.

Key Takeaways

1. Speed Matters – Better understand challenges of the traditional supply chain structure has in meeting today’s 2 hour “prime delivery” model and how it’s evolving to meet the needs of customers / consumers
2. Anticipate the Requirements – What are companies doing to meet customer demands for quicker delivery?
3. Reduce the Distance - What does a “last Mile / urban distribution center” look like and what are developers doing to meet the demand for these facilities?
4. Remain Flexible - How does a ‘Last Mile facility’ operation differ from a regular distribution center?


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