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Kick-Off Day - May 6th
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New for 2019 – Innovation Showcase

Are you disrupting how retailers run their supply chain? If so, we want to hear from you!

In partnership with Bain Capital Ventures, the Innovation Showcase will give five start ups with less than $10million in outside capital the opportunity to pitch their supply chain innovation. Demonstrate how your product will transform a retailer’s supply chain to ultimately enhance customer value.

Enter today – contact Emma at ebanymandhub@eft.com

Bain Capital Ventures Jamison Hill Principal Bain Capital Ventures

{TIME}
New for 2019 – The Amazon Effect masterclass

Ask retail guru Brittain Ladd about his experience at Amazon, finding out how he designed and implemented strategies and programs that helped the online giant expand into physical grocery retailing worldwide.

The 60-minute workshop will delve into:

  • How a customer-centric focus can create a self-disrupting supply chain
  • Amazon’s decision to acquire Whole Foods
  • Leveraging your supply chain services to disrupt beyond your sector
  • What to look for when building a team of fearless innovators within your organization
  • And much more!

Brittain Ladd Supply Chain Transformation & Business Strategy Expert

Day One - May 7th
The latest trends and developments
{TIME}

Understand what your competitors are doing to differentiate themselves. With both opportunities and challenges in rapidly investing in omnichannel supply chain capabilities, recognize the trends in customer behavior that you can use to step ahead.

{TIME}
Opening Keynote: The state of retail in 2019 – What does the future hold?
  • Retail trends: Gain insights and stats from the world’s most trusted retail trade association to identify the biggest opportunities and the obstacles you will need to overcome
  • Cross-border eCommerce: Keep up with upcoming global developments in eCommerce delivery integration and how they will be affected by customs, tax and excise
  • The impact of trade wars: Learn how your business may be affected by the impact on the global supply chain of critical shipping chokepoints and trade tariffs

National Retail Federation Jon Gold VP Supply Chain and Customs Policy National Retail Federation

{TIME}
Keynote Session: Play the long game to succeed in today’s omnichannel reality
  • Position yourself for long-term wins: Discover ways to transform your supply chain to support a grand vision of the future that looks beyond the yearly targets
  • Set your new benchmark for success: Hear about the latest metrics that leading retailers are using to measure their omnichannel strategies
  • Empower your staff with new goals: Motivate your teams with the right incentives and set ambitious but achievable targets to realize your supply chain vision

Best Buy Rob Bass Chief Supply Chain Officer Best Buy

{time}
Afternoon Break
Inventory optimization and demand planning
Last mile disruption
{TIME}
Unify supply chain systems for an end-to-end business strategy
  • Communicate quickly and efficiently with all stakeholders: Optimize your end-to-end supply chain with a full visibility strategy
  • Improve demand planning: Find out how to consolidate multiple forecasting systems with cutting-edge technologies
  • Identify gaps in processes: Improve business performance with a flow strategy that uses data collaboratively

Walmart Himanshu Rautela Senior Manager, Supply Chain Planning Walmart

Provide consumer choice, convenience and control without breaking the bank
  • Understand your customers’ priorities: Analyze buying patterns and evolving preferences to deliver bespoke offerings and generate increased repeat business
  • Open new lines of communication: Discover ways to provide your consumer greater visibility of their delivery and options for changing preferences on the fly
  • Choose the right metrics of success: Discuss the value of KPIs such as successful first-time deliveries and customer satisfaction

REI Matt Bergerson Director Omnichannel Operations REI

{TIME}
Farmbox Direct case study: How precision in demand planning drives success
  • Meet customer demands: Find out how to create accurate forecasts for seasonal and perishable produce and market it in the right areas
  • Analyze customer buying patterns: Improve your forecasting precision with detailed analysis of historical and promotional purchasing patterns
  • Scale seamlessly: Implement processes with suppliers and carriers that enable large-scale demand planning in line with customer needs

Farmbox Direct Ashley Tyrner Founder and CEO Farmbox Direct

Panel session: Innovate to drive efficiencies in the last mile
  • Enhance last mile customer interaction: Give your customer control of their last mile experience with real time communication technology
  • Trial innovative urban delivery methods: Explore new partnerships - including bikes, shared services, locker boxes and access points – to improve your last mile proposition
  • Gain real-time visibility: Discover the new tech that enables better management of your carriers and partners in the last mile
  • Bloomberg Poonam Goyal Senior US Retail Analyst Bloomberg

    Convey Rob Taylor Founder & CEO Convey

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Achieve greater inventory orchestration
    • Accurate inventory planning and replenishment: Discuss the benefits of frequent replenishment cycles to avoid over or under-stocking while balancing costs
    • Reposition inventory in real time: Recognize how a unified inventory system enables you to manoeuvre stock across your entire network, efficiently and cost-effectively
    • Collaborate for enhanced customer fulfilment: Understand the processes you need to implement to make inventory insights more available to key decision makers

    Rent-a-Center Arthur Van Der Stuyf Director of Distribution and Logistics Rent-a-Center

    Pat Smith Managing Director ToolsGroup

    Reverse logistics optimization
    The Shared Economy boom
    {TIME}
    MM La Fleur case study: Implementing returns as a strategic advantage
    • Speed up the returns cycle: Develop a reverse logistics strategy that reduces times to warehouse and back out to customers
    • Treat returned products as working capital: Use sophisticated inspection models to manage and resell your stock at full price
    • Learn from every return: Enhance decision making company-wide with a culture of returns analysis, including measuring behavioral patterns

    MM La Fleur Ron Arad VP Supply Chain MM La Fleur

    Panel session: Optimize costs and step up customer service through new partnerships
    • Embrace the sharing economy: Understand the benefits of tapping into existing resources to drive cost savings, efficiencies, speed and sustainability across your supply chain
    • Combat the capacity crunch: Explore new non-competitive retail partnerships and technologies such as digital freight marketplaces
    • Leverage a shared network: Discover how the sharing economy is making premium real estate accessible for improved storage, distribution and fulfilment

    Flexe Karl Siebrecht Co-Founder & CEO Flexe

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Reduce waste and increase efficiencies with a winning returns strategy
    • Win customer loyalty with your environmental policy: Explore the eco-friendly initiatives you can integrate into your returns strategy to save money and build your brand
    • Process returns quickly: Work with your supply chain partners to ensure that returned stock is resold, recycled or bundled efficiently and profitably
    • Control your returns: Implement forecasting processes and data analytics to determine returned inventory placement

    Representative from B-Stock Representative from B-Stock

    {time}
    End of Day 1
    Day Two - May 8th
    Supply chain acceleration
    {TIME}

    Find out how to create nimble omnichannel networks that scale and adapt to handle changes as they arise.

    {TIME}
    From moving iPhones to moving weed: How a former Apple executive is scaling up the supply chain of the fastest-growing cannabis company

    This session explores the booming cannabis industry, and what it takes to set up and scale the supply chain and operations of MedMen – the fastest growing cannabis company – also lauded as the ‘Apple Store of Weed’

    • What’s common between MedMen and Apple: Understand the commonalities between the supply chains and the brands – including store display, consumer perception, special logistics requirements given the high-value small item, and how to approach building the supply chain for it
    • Scaling up for exponentially growing demand: Understand how to keep up with very high demand through vertical integration
    • Expanding distribution nodes for wider reach and quicker delivery: Understand how MedMen is adding additional distribution nodes through strategic acquisitions and integrating it into its existing supply chain for a wider reach and quicker delivery time

    MedMen Ben Cook COO MedMen

    {TIME}
    eCom Disruptors: Accelerate and scale your eCom with a high-performing supply chain
    • Shape a long-term strategy: Meet current and future demand patterns through planning and strategic alignment to manage capacity and peak requirements
    • Achieve quick wins in line with long term goals: Understand how to prioritize new initiatives and actions, while balancing tasks with projects, and processes with systems
    • Outsource to free up time and resources: Build key partnerships with suppliers and service providers to speed up your fulfilment capabilities focus on your core business

    Farmer's Dog Sana Raheem Head of Operations Farmer's Dog

    Zeroodle Vaneet Khurana VP Operations & Supply Chain Zeroodle

    {TIME}
    Glossier case study: Harnessing AI to achieve 100% YoY business growth
    • Improve demand planning: Discover how to leverage AI and data analytics to understand your customer demand patterns and optimize your inventory planning
    • Integrate data sets to simplify your supply chain: Unify your systems, including order management, inventory and eCommerce, for a clearer picture of inventory positioning

    Glossier Sarah Hague Executive Director Logistics Glossier

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Keep up with your customer without breaking the bank
    • Evolve your customer service: Explore best practice approaches to continually enhance your offering to customers, without risking over-investment
    • Focus on ROI: Understand the needs of your high-value customers to ensure you invest time and resources in the most profitable areas
    • Streamline your operations: Identify and eliminate processes that inflate costs without adding value, including in transportation, procurement, waste and poor forecasting

    LJM Group Kenneth Moyer Partner – Vice President of Supply Chain Strategies LJM Group

    Forrester Sucharita Kodali Retail Industry Analyst Forrester

    08:00 - 08:30
    Morning Break
    Network design optimization
    Warehousing and logistics strategy
    {TIME}
    QVC case study: Dropship to expand your eCommerce business
    • Develop a winning dropship strategy: Gain tips and insights into creating and implementing your strategy
    • Increase your inventory instantly: Explore the competitive advantages of dropship for your inventory range and availability
    • Ensure supply chain visibility: Implement centralized processes to enable you to communicate guidance and updates to your partners in real time

    QVC Russell Kirkland Senior Manager Drop Ship Fulfillment QVC

    Case study: How NYC is innovating to overcome the growing supply chain pain points facing urban areas
    • Collaborating: Find out how New York transportation departments are working together to prevent urban infrastructure from impeding business
    • Maximizing modes of transportation: Learn about the NYC Economic Development Center’s plans to invest $100million to alleviate congestion in the rail and maritime sectors
    • Reducing the last mile carbon footprint: Hear about new initiatives including zero emission vehicles, off-hour deliveries and the expansion of the clean fleet programme

    New York Metropolitan Transportation Council Gerry Bogacz Planning Director New York Metropolitan Transportation Council

    New York City Economic Development Corporation Ryan White Director of Freight Initiatives – Ports and Transportation Department New York City Economic Development Corporation

    Red Hook Container Terminal LLC Mike Stamatis President Red Hook Container Terminal LLC

    New York City Department of Transportation Diniece Peters Director - Office of Freight Mobility New York City Department of Transportation

    Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Becky Bradley Executive Director Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

    {TIME}
    Lowes case study: Use stores to grow your omnichannel business
    • Use stores as a key node: Implement a winning fulfillment strategy to optimize your Click & Collect, ship-from-store and “endless aisle”
    • Drive cost efficiencies: Hear about the innovations Lowes Foods introduced to enhance their instore fulfillment
    • Scale eCom delivery capabilities: Create new order management processes and increase fulfilment to offer shorter and accurate delivery windows

    Lowes Foods Lee Lambeth Director of eCommerce Operations Lowes Foods

    Avoid the Price Hike: How AI & Automation Can Make Your Supply Chain Nimble, Now
    • Create agile partnerships: Develop strategic partnerships with 3PLs that you can leverage in a crunch and during peak times in your cycle
    • Always have a back-up: Explore spot market alternatives, such as freight marketplace platforms, to ensure you never miss a shipment
    • Make upfront savings and enhance visibility: Track in-transit and delivery details to maintain end-to-end visibility without over-spending

    Nike Sergio Villalobos Director Global 3PL Strategy Nike

    {TIME}
    Optimize your network for your omnichannel business
    • Analyze your existing network: Assess the effectiveness of your current nodes in terms of cost and speed to choose the best new processes to adopt
    • Align your fulfillment strategy with your business goals: Understand how to make best use of warehouses, DCs, FCs, flagship stores, small stores, suppliers and 3PLs
    • Unite the nodes across your network: Explore how cloud-based systems can enhance replenishment and fulfillment efficiencies by simplifying communication

    Onera Sahil Gupta CEO& Co-Founder Onera

    Collaboration and partnership
    {TIME}
    The Key Differentiator - How to attract and retain the best talent by making collaboration part of your cultural DNA

    Find out how you can differentiate your omnichannel business by fostering a culture of collaboration.

    • Establish a framework for talent management: Align your team and talents by understanding the different needs of millennial, baby boomer and Gen X staff
    • Unite functional goals:Learn how to break silos and bring functions together to achieve common organizational goals
    • Reinvent the corporate workplace: Find out how to encourage and create a platform that enables intrapreneurship and smarter ways of working

    La-Z-Boy Darrell Edwards SVP Chief Supply Chain Officer La-Z-Boy

    {TIME}
    Executive Interview: The winning partnership of CEO and COO that drives supply chain success

    Hear from Jack Grace, an eCommerce retailer that in its first year is already making waves in the sports apparel world. Learn how the brand is going from strength to strength thanks to the collaboration between the ideas and operations people that enables them to work through the growing pains in their supply chain. Gain insight into:

    • Creating a collaborative culture
    • Which tech investments are required to scale successfully
    • Identifying and improving overstretched areas in the supply chain

    Jack Grace Bart Walker CEO Jack Grace

    Jack Grace Brad Smith COO Jack Grace

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Culture, partnership, collaboration and passion are key for supply chain success
    • Innovate without investment: Hear ways to generate solutions that resolve supply chain challenges when there is not enough IT budget to implement new technologies
    • Break down internal silos to nurture innovation: Hear examples of how marketing, sales and supply chain functions are working together to deliver impressive results
    • Treat your suppliers as your partners: Discuss which processes you can introduce with your suppliers to promote innovative solutions for your business

    Peter Thomas Roth Sarah Filderman SVP Global Supply Chain Peter Thomas Roth

    Tarte Cosmetics Jeff Coto Director of Operations Tarte Cosmetics

    The Sharing Economy Boom
    {TIME}

    A new economy is here. The sharing economy will change the supply chain forever as consumers now expect fast deliveries, from anywhere in the world, which is leading to shared fulfilment centers and trucking gradually becoming a reality.

    The boost in technology to deliver real-time connectivity, hyper-locality and shared supply chain information is crucial to embracing the shared economy.

    Learn how you can tap into unused resources to reduce waste, optimize costs, increase sustainability in your business and step up your customer service.

    {TIME}
    Collaborate to innovate in the last mile

    Combine individual strengths, including those of employees and customers, to overcome larger capacity crunch problems and deliver a hyper-localized, sustainable last mile customer experience

    {TIME}
    Build an agile warehouse strategy with shared premises

    Adapt to the peaks and troughs of consumer demand by building relationships with third parties who can help you eliminate dead space and increase ROI

    {TIME}
    Overcome increasing freight costs by sharing the load

    Discuss how to overcome the problems of capacity crunch and driver shortage by building trust and visibility with your stakeholders and non-competitive retailers to maintain operational efficiencies

    08:00 - 08:30
    End of D3 2019
    Kick-Off Day - May 6th
    {TIME}
    New for 2019 – Innovation Showcase

    Are you disrupting how retailers run their supply chain? If so, we want to hear from you!

    In partnership with Bain Capital Ventures, the Innovation Showcase will give five start ups with less than $10million in outside capital the opportunity to pitch their supply chain innovation. Demonstrate how your product will transform a retailer’s supply chain to ultimately enhance customer value.

    Enter today – contact Emma at ebanymandhub@eft.com

    Bain Capital Ventures Jamison Hill Principal Bain Capital Ventures

    {TIME}
    New for 2019 – The Amazon Effect masterclass

    Ask retail guru Brittain Ladd about his experience at Amazon, finding out how he designed and implemented strategies and programs that helped the online giant expand into physical grocery retailing worldwide.

    The 60-minute workshop will delve into:

    • How a customer-centric focus can create a self-disrupting supply chain
    • Amazon’s decision to acquire Whole Foods
    • Leveraging your supply chain services to disrupt beyond your sector
    • What to look for when building a team of fearless innovators within your organization
    • And much more!

    Brittain Ladd Supply Chain Transformation & Business Strategy Expert

    Register Now

    Save $500 with our New Year Special Price discount. Expires in 2 days

    Day One - May 7th
    The latest trends and developments
    {TIME}

    Understand what your competitors are doing to differentiate themselves. With both opportunities and challenges in rapidly investing in omnichannel supply chain capabilities, recognize the trends in customer behavior that you can use to step ahead.

    {TIME}
    Opening Keynote: The state of retail in 2019 – What does the future hold?
    • Retail trends: Gain insights and stats from the world’s most trusted retail trade association to identify the biggest opportunities and the obstacles you will need to overcome
    • Cross-border eCommerce: Keep up with upcoming global developments in eCommerce delivery integration and how they will be affected by customs, tax and excise
    • The impact of trade wars: Learn how your business may be affected by the impact on the global supply chain of critical shipping chokepoints and trade tariffs

    National Retail Federation Jon Gold VP Supply Chain and Customs Policy National Retail Federation

    {TIME}
    Keynote Session: Play the long game to succeed in today’s omnichannel reality
    • Position yourself for long-term wins: Discover ways to transform your supply chain to support a grand vision of the future that looks beyond the yearly targets
    • Set your new benchmark for success: Hear about the latest metrics that leading retailers are using to measure their omnichannel strategies
    • Empower your staff with new goals: Motivate your teams with the right incentives and set ambitious but achievable targets to realize your supply chain vision

    Best Buy Rob Bass Chief Supply Chain Officer Best Buy

    {time}
    Afternoon Break
    Inventory optimization and demand planning
    Last mile disruption
    {TIME}
    Unify supply chain systems for an end-to-end business strategy
    • Communicate quickly and efficiently with all stakeholders: Optimize your end-to-end supply chain with a full visibility strategy
    • Improve demand planning: Find out how to consolidate multiple forecasting systems with cutting-edge technologies
    • Identify gaps in processes: Improve business performance with a flow strategy that uses data collaboratively

    Walmart Himanshu Rautela Senior Manager, Supply Chain Planning Walmart

    Provide consumer choice, convenience and control without breaking the bank
    • Understand your customers’ priorities: Analyze buying patterns and evolving preferences to deliver bespoke offerings and generate increased repeat business
    • Open new lines of communication: Discover ways to provide your consumer greater visibility of their delivery and options for changing preferences on the fly
    • Choose the right metrics of success: Discuss the value of KPIs such as successful first-time deliveries and customer satisfaction

    REI Matt Bergerson Director Omnichannel Operations REI

    {TIME}
    Farmbox Direct case study: How precision in demand planning drives success
    • Meet customer demands: Find out how to create accurate forecasts for seasonal and perishable produce and market it in the right areas
    • Analyze customer buying patterns: Improve your forecasting precision with detailed analysis of historical and promotional purchasing patterns
    • Scale seamlessly: Implement processes with suppliers and carriers that enable large-scale demand planning in line with customer needs

    Farmbox Direct Ashley Tyrner Founder and CEO Farmbox Direct

    Panel session: Innovate to drive efficiencies in the last mile
  • Enhance last mile customer interaction: Give your customer control of their last mile experience with real time communication technology
  • Trial innovative urban delivery methods: Explore new partnerships - including bikes, shared services, locker boxes and access points – to improve your last mile proposition
  • Gain real-time visibility: Discover the new tech that enables better management of your carriers and partners in the last mile
  • Bloomberg Poonam Goyal Senior US Retail Analyst Bloomberg

    Convey Rob Taylor Founder & CEO Convey

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Achieve greater inventory orchestration
    • Accurate inventory planning and replenishment: Discuss the benefits of frequent replenishment cycles to avoid over or under-stocking while balancing costs
    • Reposition inventory in real time: Recognize how a unified inventory system enables you to manoeuvre stock across your entire network, efficiently and cost-effectively
    • Collaborate for enhanced customer fulfilment: Understand the processes you need to implement to make inventory insights more available to key decision makers

    Rent-a-Center Arthur Van Der Stuyf Director of Distribution and Logistics Rent-a-Center

    Pat Smith Managing Director ToolsGroup

    Reverse logistics optimization
    The Shared Economy boom
    {TIME}
    MM La Fleur case study: Implementing returns as a strategic advantage
    • Speed up the returns cycle: Develop a reverse logistics strategy that reduces times to warehouse and back out to customers
    • Treat returned products as working capital: Use sophisticated inspection models to manage and resell your stock at full price
    • Learn from every return: Enhance decision making company-wide with a culture of returns analysis, including measuring behavioral patterns

    MM La Fleur Ron Arad VP Supply Chain MM La Fleur

    Panel session: Optimize costs and step up customer service through new partnerships
    • Embrace the sharing economy: Understand the benefits of tapping into existing resources to drive cost savings, efficiencies, speed and sustainability across your supply chain
    • Combat the capacity crunch: Explore new non-competitive retail partnerships and technologies such as digital freight marketplaces
    • Leverage a shared network: Discover how the sharing economy is making premium real estate accessible for improved storage, distribution and fulfilment

    Flexe Karl Siebrecht Co-Founder & CEO Flexe

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Reduce waste and increase efficiencies with a winning returns strategy
    • Win customer loyalty with your environmental policy: Explore the eco-friendly initiatives you can integrate into your returns strategy to save money and build your brand
    • Process returns quickly: Work with your supply chain partners to ensure that returned stock is resold, recycled or bundled efficiently and profitably
    • Control your returns: Implement forecasting processes and data analytics to determine returned inventory placement

    Representative from B-Stock Representative from B-Stock

    {time}
    End of Day 1

    Register Now

    Save $500 with our New Year Special Price discount. Expires in 2 days

    Day Two - May 8th
    Supply chain acceleration
    {TIME}

    Find out how to create nimble omnichannel networks that scale and adapt to handle changes as they arise.

    {TIME}
    From moving iPhones to moving weed: How a former Apple executive is scaling up the supply chain of the fastest-growing cannabis company

    This session explores the booming cannabis industry, and what it takes to set up and scale the supply chain and operations of MedMen – the fastest growing cannabis company – also lauded as the ‘Apple Store of Weed’

    • What’s common between MedMen and Apple: Understand the commonalities between the supply chains and the brands – including store display, consumer perception, special logistics requirements given the high-value small item, and how to approach building the supply chain for it
    • Scaling up for exponentially growing demand: Understand how to keep up with very high demand through vertical integration
    • Expanding distribution nodes for wider reach and quicker delivery: Understand how MedMen is adding additional distribution nodes through strategic acquisitions and integrating it into its existing supply chain for a wider reach and quicker delivery time

    MedMen Ben Cook COO MedMen

    {TIME}
    eCom Disruptors: Accelerate and scale your eCom with a high-performing supply chain
    • Shape a long-term strategy: Meet current and future demand patterns through planning and strategic alignment to manage capacity and peak requirements
    • Achieve quick wins in line with long term goals: Understand how to prioritize new initiatives and actions, while balancing tasks with projects, and processes with systems
    • Outsource to free up time and resources: Build key partnerships with suppliers and service providers to speed up your fulfilment capabilities focus on your core business

    Farmer's Dog Sana Raheem Head of Operations Farmer's Dog

    Zeroodle Vaneet Khurana VP Operations & Supply Chain Zeroodle

    {TIME}
    Glossier case study: Harnessing AI to achieve 100% YoY business growth
    • Improve demand planning: Discover how to leverage AI and data analytics to understand your customer demand patterns and optimize your inventory planning
    • Integrate data sets to simplify your supply chain: Unify your systems, including order management, inventory and eCommerce, for a clearer picture of inventory positioning

    Glossier Sarah Hague Executive Director Logistics Glossier

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Keep up with your customer without breaking the bank
    • Evolve your customer service: Explore best practice approaches to continually enhance your offering to customers, without risking over-investment
    • Focus on ROI: Understand the needs of your high-value customers to ensure you invest time and resources in the most profitable areas
    • Streamline your operations: Identify and eliminate processes that inflate costs without adding value, including in transportation, procurement, waste and poor forecasting

    LJM Group Kenneth Moyer Partner – Vice President of Supply Chain Strategies LJM Group

    Forrester Sucharita Kodali Retail Industry Analyst Forrester

    08:00 - 08:30
    Morning Break
    Network design optimization
    Warehousing and logistics strategy
    {TIME}
    QVC case study: Dropship to expand your eCommerce business
    • Develop a winning dropship strategy: Gain tips and insights into creating and implementing your strategy
    • Increase your inventory instantly: Explore the competitive advantages of dropship for your inventory range and availability
    • Ensure supply chain visibility: Implement centralized processes to enable you to communicate guidance and updates to your partners in real time

    QVC Russell Kirkland Senior Manager Drop Ship Fulfillment QVC

    Case study: How NYC is innovating to overcome the growing supply chain pain points facing urban areas
    • Collaborating: Find out how New York transportation departments are working together to prevent urban infrastructure from impeding business
    • Maximizing modes of transportation: Learn about the NYC Economic Development Center’s plans to invest $100million to alleviate congestion in the rail and maritime sectors
    • Reducing the last mile carbon footprint: Hear about new initiatives including zero emission vehicles, off-hour deliveries and the expansion of the clean fleet programme

    New York Metropolitan Transportation Council Gerry Bogacz Planning Director New York Metropolitan Transportation Council

    New York City Economic Development Corporation Ryan White Director of Freight Initiatives – Ports and Transportation Department New York City Economic Development Corporation

    Red Hook Container Terminal LLC Mike Stamatis President Red Hook Container Terminal LLC

    New York City Department of Transportation Diniece Peters Director - Office of Freight Mobility New York City Department of Transportation

    Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Becky Bradley Executive Director Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

    {TIME}
    Lowes case study: Use stores to grow your omnichannel business
    • Use stores as a key node: Implement a winning fulfillment strategy to optimize your Click & Collect, ship-from-store and “endless aisle”
    • Drive cost efficiencies: Hear about the innovations Lowes Foods introduced to enhance their instore fulfillment
    • Scale eCom delivery capabilities: Create new order management processes and increase fulfilment to offer shorter and accurate delivery windows

    Lowes Foods Lee Lambeth Director of eCommerce Operations Lowes Foods

    Avoid the Price Hike: How AI & Automation Can Make Your Supply Chain Nimble, Now
    • Create agile partnerships: Develop strategic partnerships with 3PLs that you can leverage in a crunch and during peak times in your cycle
    • Always have a back-up: Explore spot market alternatives, such as freight marketplace platforms, to ensure you never miss a shipment
    • Make upfront savings and enhance visibility: Track in-transit and delivery details to maintain end-to-end visibility without over-spending

    Nike Sergio Villalobos Director Global 3PL Strategy Nike

    {TIME}
    Optimize your network for your omnichannel business
    • Analyze your existing network: Assess the effectiveness of your current nodes in terms of cost and speed to choose the best new processes to adopt
    • Align your fulfillment strategy with your business goals: Understand how to make best use of warehouses, DCs, FCs, flagship stores, small stores, suppliers and 3PLs
    • Unite the nodes across your network: Explore how cloud-based systems can enhance replenishment and fulfillment efficiencies by simplifying communication

    Onera Sahil Gupta CEO& Co-Founder Onera

    Collaboration and partnership
    {TIME}
    The Key Differentiator - How to attract and retain the best talent by making collaboration part of your cultural DNA

    Find out how you can differentiate your omnichannel business by fostering a culture of collaboration.

    • Establish a framework for talent management: Align your team and talents by understanding the different needs of millennial, baby boomer and Gen X staff
    • Unite functional goals:Learn how to break silos and bring functions together to achieve common organizational goals
    • Reinvent the corporate workplace: Find out how to encourage and create a platform that enables intrapreneurship and smarter ways of working

    La-Z-Boy Darrell Edwards SVP Chief Supply Chain Officer La-Z-Boy

    {TIME}
    Executive Interview: The winning partnership of CEO and COO that drives supply chain success

    Hear from Jack Grace, an eCommerce retailer that in its first year is already making waves in the sports apparel world. Learn how the brand is going from strength to strength thanks to the collaboration between the ideas and operations people that enables them to work through the growing pains in their supply chain. Gain insight into:

    • Creating a collaborative culture
    • Which tech investments are required to scale successfully
    • Identifying and improving overstretched areas in the supply chain

    Jack Grace Bart Walker CEO Jack Grace

    Jack Grace Brad Smith COO Jack Grace

    {TIME}
    Panel session: Culture, partnership, collaboration and passion are key for supply chain success
    • Innovate without investment: Hear ways to generate solutions that resolve supply chain challenges when there is not enough IT budget to implement new technologies
    • Break down internal silos to nurture innovation: Hear examples of how marketing, sales and supply chain functions are working together to deliver impressive results
    • Treat your suppliers as your partners: Discuss which processes you can introduce with your suppliers to promote innovative solutions for your business

    Peter Thomas Roth Sarah Filderman SVP Global Supply Chain Peter Thomas Roth

    Tarte Cosmetics Jeff Coto Director of Operations Tarte Cosmetics

    The Sharing Economy Boom
    {TIME}

    A new economy is here. The sharing economy will change the supply chain forever as consumers now expect fast deliveries, from anywhere in the world, which is leading to shared fulfilment centers and trucking gradually becoming a reality.

    The boost in technology to deliver real-time connectivity, hyper-locality and shared supply chain information is crucial to embracing the shared economy.

    Learn how you can tap into unused resources to reduce waste, optimize costs, increase sustainability in your business and step up your customer service.

    {TIME}
    Collaborate to innovate in the last mile

    Combine individual strengths, including those of employees and customers, to overcome larger capacity crunch problems and deliver a hyper-localized, sustainable last mile customer experience

    {TIME}
    Build an agile warehouse strategy with shared premises

    Adapt to the peaks and troughs of consumer demand by building relationships with third parties who can help you eliminate dead space and increase ROI

    {TIME}
    Overcome increasing freight costs by sharing the load

    Discuss how to overcome the problems of capacity crunch and driver shortage by building trust and visibility with your stakeholders and non-competitive retailers to maintain operational efficiencies

    08:00 - 08:30
    End of D3 2019

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