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



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
Karan Gandhi
Data & Analytics

Understanding the channels you are working in and implementing technologies that match with shopper expectations

  • Understanding eCommerce and implementing innovations that are sustainable and flexible to change
  • How do you ensure that the technology you are investing in is effective and matches with shopper expectations?
  • Implementing meaningful technologies such as bots in the warehouse that enable real-time changes in the warehouse
Karan Gandhi, Head Of Merchandising And Supply Chain, Boxed
round tables


Capacity constraints, rapidly changing technology and multiple levels of service - How is ecommerce impacting your “big and bulky” home delivery and what are you doing about it?
John Kacherski

John Kacherski, Chief Commercial Officer, Fidelitone

Carrier engagement - Understanding the differences between the way carriers operate and how we can utilize their strengths
Michael Villa

Michael Villa, Director Of Operations, Brixton, LLC

Creating density – What are the density challenges in neighborhoods such as Manhattan?
Eric Mautner

Eric Mautner, Chief Executive Officer, Need it Now Delivers

Employee driver vs independent contractor model – Evaluating cost and service complexities
Mike Turek

Mike Turek, Regional Vice President, TForce

Enterprise-grade mobile data collection – Replacing old and outdated systems and integrating enterprise-grade mobile data collection for your track, trace & analytics
John Albano

John Albano, Manager Software Sales, TachyonIQ

Government regulations and driver shortages – How can we work with our logistics providers to cope with regulation changes and cost increases?
Jason Hixenbaugh

Jason Hixenbaugh, Senior Director Of Supply Chain, Sears Hometown & Outlet

Grocery eCommerce – How can we expand our eCommerce offerings to cater to today’s consumer?
Luis Ferioli

Luis Ferioli, Vice President Of Service Operations, Schwan?s Home Service Inc

In-house vs outsourced last mile delivery - Evaluating the tradeoffs to build the right fulfillment strategy for the future
Khaled Naim

Khaled Naim, Chief Executive Officer, Onfleet

Last mile disruption - Reshaping the last mile with new technologies
Tamir Gotfried

Tamir Gotfried, General Manager, Americas, Bringg

Leveraging Analytics – Identifying and addressing improvement areas in the supply chain
Terry Emery

Terry Emery, Logistic Manager, Genesco

Mitigating Accessorial Costs - How to Manage Increasing Costs
Brian Wheeler

Brian Wheeler, Director, Enterprise Strategic Sourcing, McKesson

Natural gas trucks - Using natural gas for over-the-road trucking to reduce costs for shippers and carriers
Daniel Gage

Daniel Gage, President, N.G.V. America

Package and delivery transparency – How can we ensure full transparency for consumers and merchants?
Dennis Nicoski

Dennis Nicoski, A/Senior Vice President, Sales and Customer Relations, United States Postal Service

The returns opportunity: Using returns to drive customer loyalty and engagement
Ericka Ponte

Ericka Ponte, Regional Director Of Operations, Gwynnie Bee

White glove expectations – Innovating your offerings to exceed consumer requirements
Tom Mcintyre

Tom Mcintyre, Senior Director, Global Solutions Sales; Vertical Market, SEKO Logistics



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
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
Geoffrey Mcfarlane
Data & Analytics

Leveraging data on the customer to create the brands of tomorrow and finding the right delivery partner to provide a better customer experience

  • Utilizing customer data to create brands and products that customers want
  • Evaluating best-fit delivery partners that will enable efficient direct to consumer delivery and real time feedback
  • What are the most important factors to consider when expanding your eCommerce distribution?


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

The StockX experience – Equipping the supply chain and ensuring consistent customer service globally

  • Consistency across the pond – How StockX is ensuring consistent and convenient experiences for its customers globally
  • Exploring last mile delivery technologies such as drones to balance efficiencies with customer service
  • Ensuring a strong and transparent supply chain to manage rapid growths in demand
last published: 10/Jan/19 21:35

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
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


City logistics + urban delivery – Incorporating it into the entire transportation system
Curb space – Gathering meaningful data and rethinking curb space capacity
From port to final mile – Evaluating how port infrastructure, last mile pricing, tariffs and workforce play an integral role
International expansion – What does home delivery and returns mean to your customers outside the U.S?
Off the rails – What role can rail freight play for shipping speed and shipping costs?
Off-hour deliveries – How can we encourage receivers to collaborate and enroll in delivery programs?
Planning and allocation – How do you build out complete visibility of events during the transport of your inventory?
Returns and Technology - How can technology be leveraged to evolve your returns process?
Saturday delivery – Exploring a Saturday delivery strategy to offer maximum convenience and flexibility to your customers
Self-service delivery options - Improving customer experience through convenient and flexible delivery options
Urban logistics - What are the factors that are considered when choosing the right mode for delivery?


Tyson 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: 10/Jan/19 21:35

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