Scaling up and down for seasonality or crisis

Today’s labor market is creating new challenges. This class covers everything from scaling up and down for seasonality or a crisis, to adjusting your workforce to new regulations.

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Scaling up and down for seasonality or crisis

Nearly every industry will experience seasonal peaks- that especially stressful time every year where demand spikes and operations are pushed to their limits. Sometimes these peaks are scheduled, like the holiday season or back-to-school. Other times they can catch businesses by surprise, as the result of a natural disaster or crisis. These severe seasonal peaks will make or break your supply chain, and put your workforce to the test.

Learn about how you can leverage technology to help you scale for seasonal peaks, or handle an unexpected fluctuation in a crisis.

Contributor:
John Santagate | Vice President, Robotics
Körber Supply Chain

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SKU proliferation in FMCG: How automation can help

The FMCG industry has been challenged with increasing numbers of Stock Keeping Units (SKU) while retail customers demand smaller delivery quantities. As manufacturers change how they produce and distribute their products, mixed-load pallet building emerges as one of the most efficient approaches companies can embrace. However, it increases complexity and the amount of labor required to fulfill customer orders.

Our master class examines how optimizing picking processes with automation technology can help FMCG companies increase efficiency and lower cost, while supplementing the human workforce.

Session Dates: April 6, 13, 20, 27
All sessions are 11–11:30 AM CET