GROCERY


The most influential grocers will be gathering to address the ever-evolving landscape of grocery. Topics of discussion include how to provide a personalized and convenient experience to the eCommerce customer, make your eCommerce operations a profitable side of the business and achieve full visibility in the supply chain and all of its movements.

 

Scaling grocery delivery – Exploring emerging models and including flexible delivery and pickup options
Justin Sessink
Director, Digital Shopping
Providing a personalized and convenient eCommerce experience to the Albertsons customer
 
Jewel Hunt
GVP of eCommerce

 
Evaluating the possibilities of blockchain replacing EDI and understanding potential barriers
Jeff Dombrowski
R&D, Blockchain & Emerging Tech
Resource allocation and reduced picking times - Making your eCommerce operations a profitable side of the business
 
Lee Lambeth
Director of eCommerce
Utilizing people, process and technology appropriately to achieve full visibility in the supply chain and all of its movements
Todd Bernitt
VP of Managed Services
Grocery eCommerce 101 - Launching an eCommerce platform and scaling into last mile delivery
Matt Van Gilder
Senior Manager, eCommerce Operations
Recovering “damaged produce” and making them available for consumption
Evan Lutz
CEO & Co-Founder
Ben Chesler
Chief Innovation Officer,

 

Grocery, Thursday 4 April 2019

07:30

Breakfast and Registration

Nicholas Bertram
08:40

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
09:10

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
09:40

Keynote sponsorship opportunity available – Contact Dan Reiss at 646.619.1819 or Daniel.reiss@terrapinn.com

10:00

SPEED NETWORKING

Sylvain Perrier
Grocery
11:30

The death of fractured shopper marketing – Taking a wholistic shopper marketing approach to achieve a truly effective digital grocery commerce

  • Taking an in-depth analysis on how to connect with consumers where they are and how to offer them choices in how they shop
  • Why online grocery is an important touchpoint for omnichannel marketers rather than a displacement of other revenue streams and traditional shopping channels
  • Exploring how supermarkets can use online grocery to grow order volume, increase basket size, boost overall shopper conversion and achieve greater customer lifetime value
Todd Bernitt
Grocery
11:55

Utilizing people, process and technology appropriately to achieve full visibility in the supply chain and all of its movements

  • People – Ensuring your personnel know how each item should be sourced and managed to deliver freshest food possible to the consumer
  • Maintaining mode-neutrality to achieve lowest landed cost and a true end-to-end supply chain backed by industry leading processes
  • Utilizing technology to have full visibility of physical movement and data movement coupled with an analytics engine
  • Understanding the complexities of mastering: order management, order consolidation, inventory management and replenishment
Lee Lambeth
Grocery
12:15

Resource allocation and reduced picking times – Making your eCommerce operation a profitable side of the business

  • How do you make zoning and multi-picking as cost effective as possible?
  • Metrics and labor – Leveraging your resources to reduce picking time and gain a better understanding of your workforce
  • Leveraging storage space and picking carts to fulfill orders in-store
12:40

ROUNDTABLES

13:20

LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION HALL

Justin Sessink
Grocery
14:40

Scaling grocery delivery – Exploring emerging models and including flexible delivery and pickup options

  • A step by step analysis to scale grocery delivery across the entire enterprise
  • Exploring emerging models that drive costs down while keeping service levels up
  • Implementing delivery and pickup options such as curbside to support last mile flexibility
Kyle Fanning
Grocery
15:00

Addressing the home delivery triple bottom line – How design and manufacturing capabilities help drive innovation for consumers, the environment and the bottom line

Daniel Sokolovsky
Grocery
15:20

Using refrigerated trucks, refrigerated lockers and different packaging options to maintain freshness in your perishables and frozen foods

  • How do you balance customer convenience with time sensitive delivery of perishables and frozen foods?
  • Integrating different options like refrigerated trucks and refrigerated lockers to ensure your perishables and frozen products are delivered without damages
  • Reducing packaging cost and waste by appropriately evaluating different packaging options and complimenting it with refrigerated trucks
15:40

DEDICATED EXHIBITION TIME

Brian Bourke
16:40

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
17:00

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

Grocery, Friday 5 April 2019

08:00

Breakfast & Registration

08:50

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Darrell Edwards
09:00

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
09:30

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
10:00

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
10:30

DEDICATED EXHIBITION TIME

Jeff Dombrowski
Grocery
11:30

Evaluating the possibilities of blockchain replacing EDI and understanding potential barriers

  • Incorporating blockchain technology to potentially replace the usage of EDI
  • Developing blockchain standards that can keep all stakeholders aligned and help it take off
  • Exploring the current state of blockchain and how it can scale effectively
Ben Chesler
Grocery
11:50

Recovering “damaged produce” and making them available for consumption

  • Recovering produce destined for landfill and making them accessible for consumers
  • What kinds of partnerships and acquisitions are key to solving the grocery last mile?
  • Analyzing sustainable packaging to reduce carbon footprint in the supply chain
Jewel Hunt
Grocery
12:10

Providing a personalized and convenient eCommerce experience to the Albertsons customer

  • Understanding the importance of shoppers that are properly trained on product selection to ensure freshness and longest shelf life availability
  • Food integrity - Leveraging delivery fleet to deliver fresh, chilled and frozen products in temperature-controlled environments
  • White glove and grocery – Personalizing the delivery experience for customers by bringing orders straight to their homes and businesses
12:30

ROUNDTABLES

13:10

LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION HALL

Matt Van Gilder
Grocery
14:10

Grocery eCommerce 101 - Launching an eCommerce platform and scaling into last mile delivery

  • Implementing click and collect and adding delivery services to offer a full eCommerce experience
  • Evaluating important factors such as cost and personalization when testing last mile partnerships
  • Analyzing last mile data and comparing different models of delivery to ensure profitability
Ali Ahmed
Grocery
14:30

The grocery store on wheels – Leveraging teleoperated vehicles, RFID and computer vision technology

  • Bringing the grocery store to your driveway with autonomous vehicles
  • Understanding the value of human controlled autonomous vehicles instead of an autonomous driving system
  • Leveraging RFID and Computer vision technology to monitor inventory and payments
last published: 19/Oct/18 14:35

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Venue
 

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