On-floor Seminars

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1) Fireside Chat with AMR Users: Lessons Learned in Business Critical Installations
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Wednesday, March 30
Location Theater F Sponsor OTTO Motors

Join OTTO Motors’ CEO, Matthew Rendall, for a deep dive into their customer deployments. Matt will be joined by leaders from The Hershey Company, Berry Global, and Honeywell who will discuss the following topics: - Their primary business reasons for selecting autonomous mobile robots - How their automation ...

2) Intelligent Robotics for the Modern Warehouse
Starts 12:30 PM Ends 1:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Emerging Technologies Theater Sponsor Mujin Corp.

Logistics facilities have a need for more intelligent robotic systems, which are value-adding, production-ready, and reduce the cost of the overall material handling solution. The next generation of robots should be capable of perception, awareness, and autonomous decision-making, which will allow companies ...

3) Under Attack: What Ukraine Means for Global Supply Chains
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location DC Velocity’s Transportation & Logistics Theater Sponsor American Logistics Aid Network

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has added further strain to already disrupted supply chains. Rising concerns over the availability of raw materials like neon gas used in semiconductors, and grains like wheat, barley, and corn are furthering market tensions. This session will explore what the conflict in ...

4) “I Just Can’t Hire People” - The New Economics of Distribution Centers
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater D Sponsor DMW&H

The pandemic sent retail distribution into a new universe that we are unlikely to return from. At the same time, the pandemic allowed distribution employees and temporary workers to reevaluating their expectations of employment. This session will look at the traditional labor model and challenge it. ...

5) 10 Racking Mistakes Warehouse Managers Must Avoid
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater G Sponsor Damotech, Inc.

Warehouses are bustling with the constant movement of people, merchandise, and equipment, creating the perfect environment for incidents to occur. How do you inspect, operate and maintain your pallet racks to keep your people and inventory safe and costs down? Charles Carbonneau (Ph.D.), head of an ...

6) 10 Racking Mistakes Warehouse Managers Must Avoid
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Thursday, March 31
Location Theater F Sponsor Damotech, Inc.

Warehouses are bustling with the constant movement of people, merchandise, and equipment, creating the perfect environment for incidents to occur. How do you inspect, operate and maintain your pallet racks to keep your people and inventory safe and costs down? Charles Carbonneau (Ph.D.), head of an ...

7) 3 Ways to Optimize Omnichannel and eCommerce Distribution
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater F Sponsor Fortna Inc.

Disruption and growing customer expectations require strengthened omnichannel and ecommerce capabilities with reduced labor costs. Logistics providers must build resilience and strengthen operations with innovative technologies to meet customer demand and enable flexible and scalable processes. In ...

8) 3PL Landscape & Selection Strategies
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater E Sponsor St. Onge Company

Session will provide information on that state of the 3PL industry, how to select an appropriate 3PL partner; as well as how to convince prospects you would be an appropriate 3PL partner.

9) 5 Reasons to Leverage Automation in Your Fulfilment Operations
Starts 2:15 PM Ends 3:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater G Sponsor Vanderlande Industries, Inc.

Consumer demand is ever-changing, and the pace of retail continues to grow. Therefore, fulfilment operations must take steps to mitigate against the on-going challenges within e-commerce and retail channels. Your customers’ needs for next-day delivery, later cut-off times, and a wide variety of products ...

10) A Decade for Climate Action: The Supply Chain Imperative
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater D Sponsor Schneider Electric

We are living through a critical decade for limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5°C. With increasing investor and government pressure on corporate transparency and disclosure on climate action, sustainable business practices are no longer a luxury, but a necessity. The call to action is clear: ...

11) A leap forward in functionality and safety for manufacturing and distribution operations
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater D Sponsor Elettric80 Inc.

Today, automated guided vehicles, laser-guided vehicles, and self-driven forklifts represent the most flexible, reliable, and advanced technology to integrate all the supply chain operations. Since AGVs and LGVs are constantly in motion, operating unmanned over large areas in manufacturing and distribution, ...

12) Achieving Customer Satisfaction in the New Normal of E-Commerce
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater F Sponsor PSI Engineering

E-commerce growth trends are radically changing the landscape of the packing and shipping areas of a Business to Consumer distribution center. It is important to focus on the entire process to fully understand how to meet the ultimate objective which is to satisfy customer expectations. The fundamental ...

13) Adaptations Abound: How COVID Has Re-Shaped Supply Chains
Starts 11:30 AM Ends 12:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater I Sponsor American Logistics Aid Network

The past two years have disrupted supply chains – causing rapid demand swings, labor and material shortages, and public scrutiny. Businesses have responded with strategic and tactical solutions from automation to adjusted inventory management plans. Join this panel of operations and risk management experts ...

14) Adaptive flying motion technology makes microfulfillment a reality
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Micro-Fulfillment Sponsor Beckhoff Automation

Microfulfillment has taken its rightful place among the hottest topics in the intralogistics industry. However, the actual implementation of microfulfillment has been limited by conventional automation technologies that can’t deliver the flexibility, speed and performance needed. However, engineers in ...

15) Addressing Labor Shortage Challenges with Warehouse Automation
Starts 2:30 PM Ends 3:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater H Sponsor Westfalia Technologies, Inc.

In the face of an ongoing labor shortage, companies are turning to warehouse automation to combat supply chain disruption, keep their businesses running and stay ahead of the competition. Automated solutions, such as AS/RS, have been proven to reduce the impact of labor shortages, improve order fulfillment ...

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