Retailers, grocers and logistics providers will gather to discuss how data and analytics is best leveraged to drive meaningful decisions in their supply chain and fulfillment operations. Topics of discussion include understanding the importance of data and analytical tools in merchandising and allocation, leveraging data in the supply chain and how analytics play a role in omnichannel fulfillment.

Leveraging data in the HelloFresh supply chain

Adam Kalikow
Director, Supply Chain Planning & Analytics
Understanding the importance of data and analytical tools for your merchandising decisions
Matt Halulko
Director of Transportation Operations

Enabling store fulfillment with store associates and analytics

Marc Chretien
Senior Director of Ecommerce Operations
Leveraging data and analytics to transform your planning, allocation and shipping processes
Walid Laaraba
Director eCommerce, Digital, & Analytics

‘On-the-way’ delivery The difference is in the data

Marc Gorlin
Founder and CEO
Cybersecurity - Thinking beyond compliance and developing a riskbased approach to security
Tyson A. Martin
Chief Information Security Officer
Blockchain in the last mile - Streamlining the experience for shippers, couriers and package recipient
Oren Gampel


Data & Analytics, Thursday 4 April 2019


Breakfast and Registration

Nicholas Bertram

Pennsylvania’s ‘95-year old start up’ - How GIANT is leveraging its ‘customer-centric’ approach and partnerships to drive eCommerce growth

  • How GIANT is driving innovation and growth throughout Pennsylvania by connecting its customer channels
  • Establishing eCommerce hubs to satisfy a growing demand in online ordering and grocery delivery
  • Embedding courage as the chief value in order to drive innovation as the speed of consumer preference shifts
Roman Sobieri

The Etsy seller and the Etsy buyer – Providing a frictionless shipping experience across the board

  • Enabling sellers to make informed shipping decisions through advanced visibility and tracking tools
  • Maximizing buyers’ delivery experience by providing personalized offerings that cater to their needs
  • Leveraging communication and visibility tools to enable buyers and sellers to track shipments seamlessly across the delivery cycle

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Marc Gorlin
Data & Analytics

‘On-the-way’ delivery: The difference is in the data

  • How a “just in time” logistics infrastructure delivers the same reliability and speed as a fixed-cost, asset-based model
  • How on-the-way uniquely flexes to address demand volatility, particularly during peak season
  • The science of predicting and utilizing excess capacity from existing resources
Oren Gampel
Data & Analytics

Blockchain in the last mile – Revolutionizing the delivery experience for shippers, couriers and package recipients

  • Leveraging a blockchain-powered decentralized delivery platform to streamline the last mile experience for shippers, couriers and recipients
  • Holding all parties involved accountable through a transparent collateral and payment system
  • Enabling couriers to create a chain where packages can be transferred from courier to courier
Jonathan Shaver
Data & Analytics

How to leverage business analytics to improve shipping and eCommerce performance across the enterprise

  • The leveraging of data to establish cross departmental KPIs
  • The difference between real-time and historical analytics
  • Closing the gap between customer and carrier performance within the parcel network




Adam Kalikow
Data & Analytics

Leveraging data in the HelloFresh supply chain

  • Building up the data environment to enable improved analysis across the entire team
  • Building out dashboards and automating reporting systems to effectively translate data
  • Harnessing demand forecasting data to enable more accurate procurement purchasing
Matt Halulko
Data & Analytics

Understanding the importance of data and analytical tools for your merchandising decisions

  • Leveraging analytical tools to better understand merchandising and allocation patterns
  • Collaborating with the merchandise team to build out complete visibility of events during the transport of inventory
  • Capitalizing on proximity and presence to integrate nontraditional final mile
Marc Chretien
Data & Analytics

Enabling store fulfillment with store associates and analytics

  • Speed to customer - Leveraging brick-and-mortar to achieve a successful trade-off between processing time and travel time
  • Leveraging advanced analytics to optimize inventory location, quality and safety thresholds
  • Acknowledging store associates as massive assets for scalability, data-capture and experience


Brian Bourke

The death of supply chain as we know it – Ushering in an era of ‘demand chains’

  • Drifting away from the norm and building your supply chain around demand
  • How is the evolution of supply chain impacting retailers’ home delivery?
  • Analyzing case study examples of how the evolution of retail has ushered in a new era of supply chain
Eric Lewis

Peer to peer interview – Same-day delivery – Efficiently executing it in metro areas and offering the customer flexibility and visibility for their heavy goods delivery

last published: 19/Oct/18 14:35

Data & Analytics, Friday 5 April 2019


Breakfast & Registration


Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Darrell Edwards

Keynote: Ensuring that you have well-informed talent, lean processes and a resilient supply chain to be relevant for the next generation

  • Why talent is the only true differentiator and how your corporate strategy is the foundation for your supply chain
  • Maintaining lean processes and domestic manufacturing to seamlessly adopt new innovations and deliver to customers within a month
  • Supply chain sustainability – Evaluating the resiliency of your supply chain and what it takes to be relevant for the next generation
David Burton

Keynote: Nutrisystem’s channel and brand expansion – Maintaining a nimble supply chain and ensuring consistency across all channels

  • Expanding into new channels to reach a new segment of consumers and understanding all of the complexities that come with it
  • Selling through different channels and ensuring a consistent brand experience across multiple channels and preventing any significant channel conflict
  • Supply chain flexibility - Leveraging existing infrastructures to seamlessly add new brands and support the capacity and demands that they bring along
David Burton, EVP of Operations & Retail, Nutrisystem
Tamir Gotfried

Keynote: The evolution of retail delivery: How to achieve logistical excellence

  • How the customer-centric shift is affecting last-mile delivery as we know it
  • Best practices on how to optimize and scale your delivery operations
  • Perfecting the customer experience while protecting your bottom line


Kenneth Cassar
Data & Analytics

How warehouse turnaround and nimble delivery options play a role in addressing consumer expectations on shipping speed and shipping price

  • Analyzing consumer expectations on shipping speed and shipping pricing across several categories and how it's evolving over time
  • Exploring the role that shipping speed and shipping price have on market share across several categories
  • Maintaining faster warehouse turnaround and implementing nimble delivery options such as store-based delivery
Walid Laaraba
Data & Analytics

Leveraging data and analytics to drive shipping and allocation decisions

  • Using data and analytics to improve planning, allocation and shipping processes
  • Creating an algorithm to analyze and optimize all shipping transactions
  • Leveraging data such as customer profile, zip code and product info to enable deliveries from stores
Nicolas Burquier
Data & Analytics

Transitioning from ‘dine-in’ to delivery - Transforming your processes to ensure consistent delivery overtime

  • Ensuring that nimble processes, systems and tools are in place to support a world where delivery is the prominent channel of distribution
  • Evaluating technologies such as driverless vehicles and automated voice recognition as enablers that drive customer experience
  • Leveraging access to data to maintain visibility of every aspect of the delivery piece and identify value creations
  • Equipping team members and drivers with efficient tools that optimizes their experiences and trickles down to the consumer




Tyson A. Martin
Data & Analytics

Cybersecurity – Thinking beyond compliance and developing a risk-based approach to security

  • Understanding the benefits of taking a risk-based approach to security
  • Analyzing recent data breaches and lessons that can be learned from them
  • Understanding key components when considering an appropriate technology solution provider
Data & Analytics

How delivery partners play a critical role when analyzing your shipments

  • Evaluating providers and solutions that will provide the most visibility into operations and the end consumer
  • Collaborating with your delivery partners to leverage their data and gain more visibility on your shipments
  • Ensuring that your customer service team is aligned with your last mile providers to maintain consistency with the end consumer
last published: 19/Oct/18 14:35


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Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

Conference & Exhibition Hours

Day 1: 8:00 am – 5:20 pm 
Cocktail Hour: 5:20 pm – 6:20 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm