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1) So many robots, so little time to understand what they all do!! Piece-picking robots and you.
Starts 3:00 PM Ends 3:45 PM Date Tuesday, March 30
Location Theater C Sponsor RightHand Robotics, Inc.

It’s not all hype. There really are many types of robots just waiting to work in your warehouse. But which ones make the most sense to use and what can they do for you? In this seminar we will cover the basics regarding robots and the jobs they can perform in order fulfillment operations. This can ...

2) 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, ...

3) Playing the Long Game with Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location Emerging Technologies Theater Sponsor BlueGrace Logistics

Minimizing risk is at the core of all decision-making when it comes to moving freight – how do you know if you’ve made the right call and selected the right carrier? Using the traditional approach, the answer won’t become evident until after the deal is done and the freight delivered. Oftentimes, bias ...

4) Simplified Direct Store Delivery process for SAP IM customers with integration to Voice, Proglove and Vision.
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater C Sponsor Almasons Consulting LLC

Utilizing a Direct Store Delivery model is imperative for many businesses with high-volume, fast-turnover products. However, the overhead associated with this distribution model can rack up quickly or even prove fatal as the management complexity rises. Simplifying the model and optimizing the execution ...

5) “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. ...

6) 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 ...

7) Seasonal Stress: When Everyday Volume is like a Holiday
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater I Sponsor Deposco

The holiday season may be behind us, but the spikes and unpredictability that earmark the season are here to stay. With customers demanding an easy, flexible fulfillment experience that suits their needs, the technology and systems in your warehouse are more important than ever to meet those expectations. ...

8) Gain Complete Operational Visibility with Smart, Connected Warehouses
Starts 10:30 AM Ends 11:15 AM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater J Sponsor The Raymond Corporation

You can't improve what you don't measure. That's why intelligent warehouse solutions are an integral part of the optimization process. Move your organization forward with advanced technologies connected with scalable, flexible, and intelligent warehouse solutions. This includes asset and maintenance ...

9) Predictability in an Unpredictable World: Low Risk, Flexible Automation Strategies to Create Value Today and Future-Proof Your Tomorrow
Starts 11:15 AM Ends 12:00 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater E Sponsor Seegrid

Supply chains continue to become increasingly complex. Inside the four walls, heightened consumer demands, fluctuating order volumes, labor shortages, and other constraints present ongoing hurdles for manufacturing, warehousing, e-commerce, and logistics facilities. In this session, learn low-risk strategies ...

10) 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.

11) China global dominance in batteries: how does it affect the US MHI?
Starts 11:30 AM Ends 12:15 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater I Sponsor OneCharge Inc.

In early 2019 the global lithium cell manufacturing capacity was estimated at 316 gigawatt-hours (GWh). China is home to 73% of this capacity, followed by the U.S., far behind in second place with 12% of global capacity. The gap has not changed much by 2022. Global capacity is projected to grow robustly ...

12) Automated Oversize Package Handling
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Micro-Fulfillment Sponsor Fives Intralogistics Corp.

Is your team struggling to handle heavy and unusually shaped packages? Join us to discover the GENI-Flex™ - an automated sortation system from Fives that efficiently connects oversize, overweight, and unusually shaped packages with their destination. A fully scalable solution flexible enough ...

13) Automation ROI: How to Score Success with Projects Big and Small
Starts 11:45 AM Ends 12:30 PM Date Monday, March 28

Changes in consumer expectations have increased the pressure brands face to maintain service level commitments. Consumers want in-stock inventory, next day, free shipping and free, no-hassle returns along with excellent customer support. Today, companies across the globe are feeling the pressure and ...

14) Navigate your fleet to victory – maximizing data management by aligning batteries, chargers, and data.
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Monday, March 28
Location Theater D Sponsor East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.

The technologies used to power your lift truck fleet are more detailed and customized than ever before. The key to customization and success is driven by the main components of energy storage – batteries and chargers. Paired with cutting edge data and data management it results in the highest level ...

15) Power by the hour: Is it Right for You?
Starts 12:00 PM Ends 12:45 PM Date Monday, March 28

Power by the hour is a relatively new concept to the battery industry, where customers would pay for energy usage in lieu of purchasing or leasing assets. This model has seen some success in other industries, but hasn’t taken off in the material handling sector. This talk will discuss the benefits and ...

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