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1) Robots: Ready for Real Retail Fulfillment
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location DC Velocity’s Transportation & Logistics Theater Sponsor KNAPP

Robots have gotten a bad rap. While many robots got stuck in pilot purgatory, today’s ultramodern AI-powered robots see, reason and interact with their environment. These smart robots use massive neural networks to achieve unprecedented speed, precision and accuracy. Discover how Parfums Christian Dior, ...

2) How to mitigate the risk associated with interaoperablity
Starts 11:30 AM Ends 12:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location DC Velocity’s Transportation & Logistics Theater Sponsor SICK

As companies continue to deploy more autonomous mobile platforms both inside and outside of their facilities interoperability between platforms will become an important requirement. This presentation will discuss the current status of the work being done to create a standard.

3) Deciding Whether Micro Fulfillment or Urban Distribution Centers are Best for Your Operations
Starts 11:30 AM Ends 12:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater A Sponsor Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

There’s a lot of excitement around micro fulfilment centers being the answer to e-commerce volume, but are these backroom fulfillment solutions meeting expectations? SSI SCHAEFER takes a serious technical deep dive into the world of micro fulfillment (MFC) for both grocery and retail chains to establish ...

4) The Smart Warehouse of the Future - that’s here TODAY.
Starts 12:30 PM Ends 1:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater A Sponsor Softeon

Traditional Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) are efficient – but are they “smart?” We have entered a new era in WMS, in which a combination of technologies – including Warehouse Execution Systems, sensors, mobile robots, AI, and machine learning – are delivering a step-change in warehouse system ...

5) MHI- Solutions Community - Supply Chain Disruptions & Recovery – Lessons Learned
Starts 12:30 PM Ends 1:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

In March 2020, the MHI Solutions Community, its clients and prospects gathered in Atlanta to discuss challenges, opportunities and solutions for supply chain performance improvement. Already in the air and near simultaneously, COVID-19 then sprang its devastating, disruptive and regrettably too often ...

6) Roundtable with University of Louisville on the future of automation technology
Starts 12:45 PM Ends 1:30 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater G Sponsor Material Handling Systems Inc. (MHS)

The pace of change in materials handling automation keeps accelerating, and the progress of enabling technologies like machine vision, motion planning and grasping are major drivers. But operations have important questions when it comes to this relentless advance of technology, including what manual ...

7) Increasing Operational Visibility with 6 River Systems
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater A Sponsor 6 River Systems, Inc

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8) New Fulfillment Models for Omni-Flexible Consumers
Starts 3:30 PM Ends 4:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater A Sponsor KNAPP

The pandemic created a technology tipping point of historic proportions. Remaining competitive in this consumer- empowered era means getting in the race to be Omni-exceptional. New fulfillment models are helping retailers create new levels of convenience, immediacy and trust for their customers and new ...

9) Maximizing Micro-Fulfillment Efficiency through Robotics and Virtual Reality
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Micro-Fulfillment Sponsor Invata Intralogistics

What’s better than robotics for micro-fulfillment? Robotics combined with virtual reality (VR) training for workers. With increasingly smaller micro-fulfillment center footprints, dedicating production space to worker training can mean losing significant operational efficiency every time a worker needs ...

10) BG Pouch System: How the next generation pouch system solves your Ecom and Returns handling issues!
Starts 3:45 PM Ends 4:30 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater B Sponsor BEUMER Corporation

You are the right person in this seminar if you: - have challenges picking, sorting and packing the huge amount of Ecom orders that you experienced over the last few years. - are struggling with the returns that are coming with the above mentioned Ecom orders. - already heard about pouch sorters ...

11) How to Develop a Strategic Plan for Transitioning to Emerging Technology
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Emerging Technologies Theater Sponsor Invata Intralogistics

Look around at MODEX and you’ll see robotic solutions at every turn. But how do you know which, if any of them, is right for your business? Is an AMR supported goods-to-person solution the one? Or is an automated put wall what you need? And what about software? How and where do you begin the process ...

12) Distribution Tools and Techniques to Adapt to an E-commerce World
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater F Sponsor Tecsys

The pandemic-induced e-commerce boom has accelerated the rate of change in buying behaviors, and that change has reverberated throughout the supply chain, placing a new series of demands on distribution operations. This session will address this period of flux by providing actionable takeaways that explore ...

13) Is automation always the right answer?
Starts 10:45 AM Ends 11:30 AM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Micro-Fulfillment Sponsor Exotec

What You Will Learn Labor shortages. Inventory delays. Limited warehouse vacancy. COVID-19-driven challenges thrusted logistics into the spotlight, and the warehouse emerged as the event horizon at the center of global commerce and public health. In parallel, a 2020 survey from McKinsey found that ...

14) Leveraging Fulfillment Data to Drive Bottom Line Profits
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater E Sponsor Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

One might not think about the distribution process as a data harvester, but it is. Data is generated daily throughout material handling processes. Each process creates a data point that can help give a competitive advantage and drive better workflows. Understanding what data to leverage is key within ...

15) Orchestrating Fulfillment Success with DOM and WES
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Tuesday, March 29
Location Theater G Sponsor Softeon

Today, order fulfillment success requires precise orchestration of each and every order. You need powerful tools to define and execute business and fulfillment rules, both at the network-level and at each fulfillment node. The result: an enhanced customer experience, lower fulfillment costs, increased ...

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