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Held at the iconic Chicago Athletic Club, this two-day conference brought together a broad spectrum of supply chain experts, academics, vendors and senior-level executives to discuss what’s coming around the next corner for supply chain management.   With a focus on what’s coming next in the supply chain and aimed at an audience of C-level
Picking robots in your Distribution Center? Yeah, sure. Let someone else prove it out first.   You’re in luck. Gary Ritzmann, director of operations at Rochester Drug Cooperative, has done just that. Better yet, his first picking robot has already paid for itself. A little more than two years since launch, Ritzmann says he thinks
SCMR’s NextGen Supply Chain Conference will focus on the technologies enabling tomorrow’s supply chains… today.   What’s next in supply chain management? Wouldn’t we all love to know two years in advance. Actually, six months wouldn’t be bad, come to think of it. As a senior-level supply chain management professional, you’ll have a chance to
The first annual NextGen Supply Chain Conference in Chicago kicked off with an all-star lineup of speakers and panelists, and a full house of attendees from dozens of different industries.   After Peerless’ Brian Ceraolo and Bob Trebilcock kicked off the first annual NextGen Supply Chain Conference at the Chicago Athletic Association, Ron Castro of
SCMR will honor 5 companies representing supply chain innovation utilizing NextGen supply chain technologies and the technologies that will shape tomorrow’s supply chains on April 16th during the NextGen Supply Chain Conference. Robotics Winner Geodis Blockchain Winner IBM Analytics Winner Johnson Controls AI Winner DHL Digital Transformation Winner Cisco   Awards Sponsored by IDC
There are few more big picture efforts underway in the supply chain today than digitization. The concept is quite simple. Take all the data from the various supply chain silos, convert everything to an electronic state and put it all in a central location. Then, fundamentally change everything you do to take advantage of the
Gone are the days when a robot belonged only in a cage.   Oh, how industrial robots have changed. Gone are the days when a robot belonged only in a cage and there was little interaction with humans. Both piece-picking and autonomous mobile robots work side-by-side with warehouse and manufacturing personnel today. And with that
NextGen Supply Chain Conference and Supply Chain Management Review Announce the 1st Annual NextGen Supply Chain Award Winners.   The 2019 awards, sponsored by IDC, will be presented on April 16th during the NextGen Supply Chain Conference. Supply Chain Management Review’s NextGen Supply Chain Awards will celebrate five companies. Those companies are taking the lead