Sustainability

Until recently, sustainability initiatives have been focused on the manufacturing side of the supply chain. Now the spotlight is now on warehouse and transportation, and the measures companies can put in place to reduce their ecological impact. So how should you approach sustainability? Join us for this Master Class series to learn about the role technology can play in building a sustainable supply chain.

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Session Dates: February 2, 9, 16, 25
All sessions are 12–12:30 PM EDT

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February 2

Technologies enabling sustainability

Your company has made it a priority to focus on sustainability, but where do you start? Join us on February 2nd as we take a look at the technology options that can be leveraged to increase the sustainability of your supply chain.

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February 9

Energy Efficiency in Cold Chain

It takes a lot of energy to keep a cold chain running, but what can you do to make your cold chain greener? Join Mark Vogt on February 9th to learn how automation can help improve sustainability and energy efficiency in the cold chain.

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February 16

Dark warehouse efficiencies: how close are we?

Dark warehouses, or warehouses without lights or people, are a hot topic in today's supply chain. But are they truly feasible? Join John Santagate on February 16 to learn how close we are, and what technology is helping us get there.

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February 25

Paper free warehouse- what tech can get you there?

Paper, and paper storage, tend to be one of the largest sources of pollution in a warehouse. Technology today is making it easier than ever to remove paper from your operation, but which solution is right for you? Join us on February 25th as we discuss the options to help you achieve a paper free warehouse.

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Past series available on-demand

Innovative Warehouse Technologies

Supply chain complexity is increasing, and warehouses need to run at peak efficiency to ensure continued business success. Warehouse management systems are a critical first step in optimizing their operations. But looking past the WMS, what other technologies can help you move performance to the next level? Join us for this master class, to learn about innovative warehouse technologies, use cases and best practices for today's warehouses.

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.

Sustainability

Until recently, sustainability initiatives have been focused on the manufacturing side of the supply chain. Now the spotlight is now on warehouse and transportation, and the measures companies can put in place to reduce their ecological impact. So how should you approach sustainability? Join us for this Master Class series to learn about the role technology can play in building a sustainable supply chain.

Disruption Mitigation

Warehouses today are under increased pressure to be able to maintain efficiency regardless of outside factors. However, when major disruptions to the supply chain happen, like product shortages or pandemics like COVID, many operations can be left struggling to keep up. Join us for this Master Class series on Disruption Mitigation to learn how the latest technologies and processes can help prepare your operation for whatever challenges it may face.

SAP Supply Chain Excellence

SAP’s Supply Chain Logistics Suite offers powerful solutions for all areas of supply chain management. But how do you ensure you get the most out of your SAP implementation? And how to best handle the impending migrations from SAP WM to SAP EWM? Join our SAP Experts to learn about trends and best practices around SAP Supply Chain implementations.

Workplace Efficiencies & Safety

Warehouses are held to a high level of safety standards and workplace safety is paramount to operational production as issues can result in lost time, product, and revenue. Join us for this Master Class series on Workplace Efficiencies and Safety to learn how the latest technologies and automation can help improve your processes and safety.

Warehouse Technology Excellence

Warehousing is one of the biggest areas for supply chain differentiation. How do you plan to stay competitive and meet your consumer’s needs? Deep dive into the warehouse with topics on critical capabilities, cloud vs. on-prem infrastructure, ROI and automation.

Cold Storage Trends

Answers to today’s cold storage issues rarely fall in your lap. Or do they? Join the presentations and discussion regarding AMR & voice in cold storage, traceability and food safety and much more.

Addressing Labor Challenges

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.