AGENDA

 

Philadelphia, PA, 3 - 5 April 2019

Schedule

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Apr 408:30
Conference pass

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Keynotes
Brittain Ladd, Strategy and Supply Chain Consultant, Independent
Apr 408:40
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Pennsylvania’s ‘95-year old start up’ - How GIANT is leveraging its ‘customer-centric’ approach and partnerships to drive eCommerce growth

Keynotes
  • 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
Nicholas Bertram, President, Giant Food Stores, LLC
Apr 409:10
Conference pass

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

Keynotes
  • 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
Roman Sobieri, Head of Shipping, Listing Management and Payment Operations, Etsy
Apr 411:30
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Enhancing consumer experience and reducing costs by working with third party delivery partners

Parcel
  • Third party delivery partners – what are the most important factors to achieve a “perfect” synergy?
  • Engaging with your delivery partners on customer expectations to ensure consistent experiences
  • Understanding the role third party delivery partners play to balance cost with consumer experience
Tamir Gotfried, General Manager, Americas, Bringg
Apr 411:30
Conference pass

How outsourcing your appliance delivery needs can enable you to promise a consistent in-home installation experience

Heavy Goods
  • Outsourcing dedicated appliance delivery needs to achieve efficient and exceptional in-home installation
  • Promising a consistent experience for the consumer throughout the entire delivery process
  • Best practices to manage consumer expectations and ensure constant communication
Robert Foster, Senior Director of Business Development, Ryder
Apr 411:30
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Panel: Warehouse and distribution center placement – Analyzing key factors such as cost and market dynamics

Supply Chain
  • Understanding the importance of warehouse, and distribution center location to manage an increasingly digital operation
  • Analyzing the complexities of an eCommerce-first company building out brick-and-mortar efficiently
  • Effectively evaluating the transportation nodes within a market to avoid potential risks
  • From vendors to internal workforce – Ensuring a complete project team to properly navigate the site selection process
Moderator: Ben Conwell, Senior Managing Director, Global Practice Leader, Cushman & Wakefield
Emily Fan, Vice President, Supply Chain and Operation, Madison Reed
Josh Weingarten, Director of Capital Markets, Triangle Equities
Bethany Clark, Senior Managing Director Strategy & Operations Logistics & Industrial Services, Americas, Cushman & Wakefield
Apr 411:30
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‘On-the-way’ delivery: The difference is in the data

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Marc Gorlin, Founder & CEO, Roadie
Apr 411:30
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The death of fractured shopper marketing – Taking a wholistic shopper marketing approach to achieve a truly effective digital grocery commerce

Grocery
  • 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
Sylvain Perrier, President & CEO, Mercatus Technologies Inc.
Apr 411:30
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City logistics, uberization and green initiatives – What does the future hold?

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Offering shortened delivery windows and how congestion dictates it
  • Green initiatives – Exploring alternative drive technologies such as electric vehicles and trikes
  • Analyzing the potentials of on-demand/uberization to disrupt the goods movement system
Lee Spratt, Chief Executive Officer, Americas, DHL eCommerce
Apr 411:55
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Fulfillment networks – Leveraging your networks and maintaining an efficient dropship model

Parcel
  • Extending your fulfillment network and exploring new innovations to support an increase in volume
  • Leveraging dropship and delivery networks to enable efficiency and speed in delivery
  • Collaborating with manufacturers appropriately to ensure an exceptional delivery experience
Arnaud Deshais, Chief Logistics Officer, Red Bubble
Apr 411:55
Conference pass

White glove and licensed professionals – How to leverage a preferred install network

Heavy Goods
  • What is the value of offering support for home appliances that require licensed professionals?
  • Coordinating with a preferred install network to handle white glove services that require a licensed professional
  • Analyzing the future of white glove and how the final 50 feet will continue to evolve
Akram Mohamad, CEO, ApplianceSmart
Apr 411:55
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Blockchain in the last mile – Revolutionizing the delivery experience for shippers, couriers and package recipients

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Oren Gampel, CEO, PAKET
Apr 411:55
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Utilizing people, process and technology appropriately to achieve full visibility in the supply chain and all of its movements

Grocery
  • 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
Todd Bernitt, VP of Managed Services, Robinson Fresh
Apr 411:55
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Off the ground and into the air – Facilitating the movement of high volume inventory and goods

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Combating infrastructure constraints and economic complexities with experimentation and technology maturation
  • Moving into aerospace - How retailers can manage high volumes of inventory and how logistics companies can connect their ports to distribution centers
  • Social acceptance and noise pollution – Addressing key barriers to aerospace and aviation
Logan Jones, Managing Director, Boeing HorizonX
Apr 412:15
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Truck-based drone delivery – Enabling drone delivery to be scalable and aligned with federal regulations

Parcel
  • How a truck-based drone delivery system enables it to be a scalable practice rather than just an idea
  • Deploying drones from the top of a truck to stay within line of sight and align with federal regulations
  • Conducting home delivery tests to gather enough data and address barriers related to public acceptance
Jeffrey Bennett, Workhorse Group Inc.
Apr 412:15
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Consumerization of the customer-centric supply chain*

Heavy Goods
  • How can omnichannel retailers and e-tailers offer a frictionless experience when consumers buy online?
  • Enableretailers and consumerswithhigh-tech visibility and control over the delivery experience
  • Provide real-timeordercontrol:integrate electronic calendars and opt to receive weather and traffic alerts
  • Empower consumers with apersonalized experienceandan intuitive UI
  • Deliver a truly interconnected solution for buyers and sellersthat builds brand loyalty
  • Leverage technology to provide the mobile consumerwith the ability toseamlesslyadjust to changes in circumstances
Apr 412:15
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How to leverage business analytics to improve shipping and eCommerce performance across the enterprise

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Jonathan Shaver, Founder and CEO, StrategIQ Commerce
Apr 412:15
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Resource allocation and reduced picking times – Making your eCommerce operation a profitable side of the business

Grocery
  • 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
Lee Lambeth, Director of eCommerce Operations, Lowes Foods
Apr 412:15
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Alternative delivery locations and non-exclusive sites – Keeping the end-user at the forefront

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Alternative delivery locations – How can we better manage the use of local sites?
  • Non-exclusivity – Analyzing the profound impact that site consolidation can have on delivery trips and the curb space
  • Exploring unique approaches to delivering in multi-unit buildings
Loren Vandenberghe, Director of Transportation, Nordstrom
Apr 414:40
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Understanding every level of the delivery life cycle to cater to increased customer expectations

Parcel
  • Analyzing the rapidly changing final mile landscape driven by the growth of eCommerce and increased customer expectations
  • CX initiative – Increasing focus at all levels of the delivery lifecycle to enhance the end customer experience
  • How did the CX initiative begin and what feedback has it received to date?
Guy Farthing, Director of Business Development, Project Leader, CX Initiative, TForce
Apr 414:40
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Leveraging delivery services and returns as competitive advantages

Heavy Goods
  • Recognizing the supply chain as the secret weapon to compete in today’s eCommerce landscape
  • Integrating services such as white glove to differentiate yourself in a crowded field
  • Leveraging returns for monetization and better experiences
  • Moving items via air to speed up the deliveries and why it isn’t as expensive as you may think
Brian Bourke, Vice President of Marketing, SEKO Logistics
Apr 414:40
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Managing your 4PL relationships and merging different manufacturing systems into a single final mile solution

Supply Chain
  • Maintaining constant engagement with your logistics providers to ensure a fluid supply chain
  • Analyzing the complexities of finalizing an acquisition and merging different systems into a single final mile solution
  • Evaluating vendors that support the attributes of your supply chain and infrastructure
Mike Mills, Director of Supply Chain Solutions, American Woodmark Corporations
Apr 414:40
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Leveraging data in the HelloFresh supply chain

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Adam Kalikow, Director, Supply Chain Planning & Analytics, HelloFresh USA
Apr 414:40
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Scaling grocery delivery – Exploring emerging models and including flexible delivery and pickup options

Grocery
  • 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
Justin Sessink, Director, Digital Shopping, Meijer
Apr 414:40
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Leveraging technology and design in cities to foster a better transportation experience

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Fostering a better transportation experience by integrating real-time data and tech into urban design and planning processes
  • Leveraging technology to better manage cities and the curbside
  • Achieving walkable, bike-able and more sustainable cities by viewing the transportation network as one system
  • Electric vehicles – Analyzing real world examples of alternative delivery technologies such as e-trikes.
Tom Madrecki, Director, Urban Innovation and Policy, UPS
Apr 415:00
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Panel: A multi-faceted approach to reducing small parcel supply chain costs

Parcel
  • Securing a market-aggressive carrier contract to reduce parcel costs
  • Small parcel supply chain optimization – Enhancing your mode and service and streamlining your distribution network
  • eCommerce pricing strategies - Determining the ideal pricing model and balancing cost-recovery with increased sales opportunities
  • Measuring pricing effectiveness through A-B testing
Moderator: Ken Wood, President/Founder, LJM Group
Paul Laskow, Director of Transportation, Rent the Runway
Kenneth Moyer, Vice President of Supply Chain Strategies, Partner, LJM Group
Matthew Cole, Director of Transportation, Five Below Inc
Mike Duncan, Owner, Warehouse Skateboards
Apr 415:00
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Analyzing your delivery framework and achieving an effective maturity model

Heavy Goods
  • A framework for understanding where your delivery organization sits relative to the delivery experience you are offering your customers
  • How to target efforts to reach the next level of maturity and how to remain competitive
  • Analyzing a maturity model based on best practices observed across leading retailers
Chris Richter, VP Revenue, Convey
Apr 415:00
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Dropship – Addressing inventory and shipping complexities and enabling vendors to provide a consistent experience

Supply Chain
  • Analyzing inventory and shipping complexities associated with the dropship model
  • Offering a wider assortment and expanding drop ship at-scale across the business
  • Utilizing visibility tools to manage vendors and ensure that they’re providing a consistent experience no matter where they are shipping from
Russell Kirkland, Senior Manager of Drop Ship Fulfillment, QVC
Apr 415:00
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Understanding the importance of data and analytical tools for your merchandising decisions

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Matt Halulko, Director of Transportation Operations, eBay
Apr 415:00
Conference pass

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

Grocery
Kyle Fanning, Product Manager, Otter Products
Apr 415:00
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Utilizing purpose-driven modes of delivery that will address factors such as delivery density and mileage while remaining environment-friendly

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Leveraging purpose-driven trucks that address numerous delivery factors such as density, mileage, package size and routes
  • Truck size – Evaluating cubic feet and package space to cater to the needs of specific deliveries
  • Sustainability – Implementing zero pollution vehicles in your routes to shift away from diesel trucks
Steve Burns, Chief Executive Officer, Workhorse Group Inc.
Apr 415:20
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How a leading home décor eCommerce company remains at the forefront of dropship

Supply Chain
  • Keeping your customer service reps and your suppliers well informed about an order to reduce shipping dilemmas
  • Automationvs “hands on” – Maintaining a healthy balance between the two to ensure exceptional experience for the customer
  • Closely engaging with suppliers to navigate the challenges of not being able to control your shipping
Barbara Karpf, President, DecoratorsBest
Apr 415:20
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Enabling store fulfillment with store associates and analytics

Data & 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
Marc Chretien, Director of Ecommerce Operations, Aldo Group Inc
Apr 415:20
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Using refrigerated trucks, refrigerated lockers and different packaging options to maintain freshness in your perishables and frozen foods

Grocery
  • 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
Daniel Sokolovsky, CEO, AxleHire Inc
Apr 415:20
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Delivery density, private fleet and mode selection – How congestion and costs can be minimized

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Effective fleet management - Evaluating delivery densities in different cities and utilizing private fleet where it is most effective
  • Minimizing congestion - Deploying fleets in areas where on-road time is shortened by multiple stops in one area
  • Mode selections – What are the factors that are considered when choosing the right mode for delivery?
Shelby McMahon, Director of Fleet, The Home Depot
Apr 416:40
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The death of supply chain as we know it – Ushering in an era of ‘demand chains’

Keynotes
  • 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
Brian Bourke, Vice President of Marketing, SEKO Logistics
Apr 417:00
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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

Keynotes
Interviewee: Eric Lewis, Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Casper

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Apr 509:00
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Keynote: Ensuring that you have well-informed talent, lean processes and a resilient supply chain to be relevant for the next generation

Keynotes
  • 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
Darrell Edwards, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, La-Z-Boy Inc
Apr 509:30
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Keynote: Nutrisystem’s channel and brand expansion – Maintaining a nimble supply chain and ensuring consistency across all channels

Keynotes
  • 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
Apr 510:00
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Keynote: The evolution of retail delivery: How to achieve logistical excellence

Keynotes
  • 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
Tamir Gotfried, General Manager, Americas, Bringg
Apr 511:30
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Leveraging an immense number of stores to enable pick-up and drop off points for consumers

Parcel
  • Leveraging physical stores as pick-up and drop off points for consumers
  • How access to consumers can lead to a migration from home delivery to pick-up points
  • Exploring potential partnerships across different sectors to expand on current offerings
Sean Barbour, Senior Director, Supply Chain, Walgreens
Apr 511:30
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Freight returns panel: Collaborating with warehousing and 3PL providers to cost effectively manage your reverse logistics

Heavy Goods
  • Developing a robust reverse logistics strategy for bulky goods
  • Collaborating with warehousing and 3PL providers to turn returns into potential opportunities
  • Evaluating returns and consumer behavior accurately to cost effectively manage future returns
  • The circular economy – Identifying potential uses for unwanted goods in the future
Moderator: Robert Iaria, Director, Last Mile Services, C.H. Robinson
Ron Stimson, Director of Returns, ICON Health & Fitness
Apr 511:30
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The RXBar transportation journey – Own your transportation, concentrate your spending and enable carriers to grow with you

Supply Chain
  • From manufacturer to store delivery – Exploring the RXBar transportation journey
  • Investing in logistics and owning your transportation to support and deliver on your on-time metrics
  • Maintaining a small pool of transportation networks to concentrate your spending and enable growth with your carriers
Steve Gniadecki, Director of Supply Chain, Logistics, RXBAR
Apr 511:30
Conference pass

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

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Kenneth Cassar, Vice President, Strategy and Insights, Rakuten Intelligence
Apr 511:30
Conference pass

Evaluating the possibilities of blockchain replacing EDI and understanding potential barriers

Grocery
  • 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
Jeff Dombrowski, R&D, Blockchain & Emerging Tech, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Apr 511:30
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Effective planning – Working with your delivery agents to effectively plan for delivery hurdles

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Arming your delivery agents with intelligence to effectively plan for upcoming volume spikes
  • Utilizing communication pathways to evaluate potential hurdles before arriving to the customers home
  • Remaining heavily engaged with owner operators and viewing them as a partner instead of a provider
Jim Mikrut, Vice President, Home Delivery Vertical, SEKO Logistics
Apr 511:50
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Implementing tools and data that will effectively monitor packages and increase customer satisfaction

Parcel
  • ​​​​​How can you effectively monitor your packages when you’re using multiple carriers?
  • Using platforms that can enable you to categorize packages by “exception type” and generate automated alerts to the customer
  • Leveraging carrier data to evaluate critical factors such as their “on time” measurements and exceptions
Greg Dahlstrom, VP of Logistics, BodyBuilding.com
Apr 511:50
Conference pass

Leveraging data and analytics to drive shipping and allocation decisions

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Walid Laaraba, Director eCommerce, Digital, & Analytics, Reitmans
Apr 511:50
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Recovering “damaged produce” and making them available for consumption

Grocery
  • 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
Ben Chesler, Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Imperfect Produce
Evan Lutz, CEO, Hungry Harvest
Apr 511:50
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Blockchain in transportation – Ushering in the future

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Blockchain technology – Analyzing its role and how it will revolutionize trucking and logistics
  • Spearheading the development of blockchain standards and education for the freight industry
  • Exploring necessary resources and action points to extract the full potentials of blockchain technology
Scott Friesen, VP of Strategic Analytics, Echo Global Logistics
Chris Burruss, President, Blockchain in Transportation Alliance
Apr 512:10
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Getting ready for blockchain - Providing full transparency on product origins and shipments

Supply Chain
  • What is blockchain’s value to the logistics and supply chain world?
  • How do GS1 Standards enable blockchain success?
  • Understand how to achieve supply chain visibility and deliver transparency from source to doorstep
Susan Pichoff, Director, Industry Engagement, GS1US
Apr 512:10
Conference pass

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

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Nicolas Burquier, Chief Customer & Operations Officer, Pizza Hut
Apr 512:10
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Providing a personalized and convenient eCommerce experience to the Albertsons customer

Grocery
  • 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
Jewel Hunt, GVP of eCommerce, Albertsons Companies
Apr 512:10
Conference pass

How urban fulfillment centers will help enable an efficient model for goods movement

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Utilizing an urban fulfillment center model to facilitate the movement of shipment through cities
  • From fulfillment centers to stocking locations – achieving efficiencies in the distribution
  • Evaluating the development of the urban fulfillment model and analyzing case study examples
Scott Leveridge, President, TForce
Apr 514:10
Conference pass

Panel: Exploring best practices to navigate the complexities of shipping subscription products

Parcel
  • How do we enable a seamless delivery experience for subscription customers?
  • Assembling, packing, labeling and shipping - Identifying best internal operations processes
  • Thoroughly analyzing your shipping schedules to find the best fit for your
Moderator: Chris George, Chairman, Subscription Trade Association
Lucas Dickey, Co-Founder & CPO, Fernished, Inc
Sana Raheem, Head of Operations, The Farmer's Dog
Paul Jarrett, Co-Founder, Bulu Box
Apr 514:10
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Leveraging Amazon to increase your customer acquisition and evaluating providers that will cater to volume increases

Heavy Goods
  • How Dazadi leverages Amazon and other online marketplaces to increase its reach to its consumers
  • Fulfillment by Amazon, fulfillment by merchant and seller fulfilled prime – What do you need to know?
  • Appropriately selecting your logistics provider to ensure that your products are picked, packed and shipped efficiently
Jason Boyce, Co Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Dazadi.com
Apr 514:10
Conference pass

Unmanned aircraft in the middle mile - What role will they play?

Supply Chain
  • Evaluating the role of semi-autonomous unmanned aircraft in the middle mile
  • UAV for cargo - enabling speedy same-day delivery to remote locations
  • How drones can help get goods in and out of small, remote, mountainous and/or island communities within hours
Svilen Rangelov, CEO, Dronamics
Apr 514:10
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Cybersecurity – Thinking beyond compliance and developing a risk-based approach to security

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Tyson A. Martin, Chief Information Security Officer, Orvis Company
Apr 514:10
Conference pass

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

Grocery
  • 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
Matt Van Gilder, Senior Manager, Ecommerce Operations, SpartanNash
Apr 514:10
Conference pass

Integrating innovative technologies to transform Detroit into a national model for mobility

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Leveraging smart city technologies and IoT to enhance existing city infrastructure
  • Deploying technologies such as vehicle-to-infrastructure communication networks to improve traffic flow
  • Collaborating with mobility service providers and city residents to conduct efficient pilot projects
Mark de La Vergne, Chief of Mobility Innovation, City of Detroit
Apr 514:30
Conference pass

Achieving quicker flow of supply, reducing on-hand inventory and leveraging physical stores

Heavy Goods
  • Bringing in materials from suppliers more frequently to react quicker to shifts in customer demand
  • Effectively managing and deploying “milk run” logistics to satisfy daily demands while reducing on-hand inventory
  • Evolving and improving formats of traditional brick-and-mortar to ship online orders directly from store
Apr 514:30
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Owning and controlling every aspect of the supply chain and maintaining transparency with your logistics provider

Supply Chain
  • What is the true value owning and controlling every aspect of the supply chain?
  • Collaborating with your delivery partners to ensure that the customer expectation is clear
  • Which factors are critical to ensuring a cost-effective infrastructure that can handle a significant volume ramp up?
Rich Carelli, Founding Partner & COO, Thursday Boots
Apr 514:30
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How delivery partners play a critical role when analyzing your shipments

Data & Analytics
  • 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
Apr 514:30
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The grocery store on wheels – Leveraging teleoperated vehicles, RFID and computer vision technology

Grocery
  • 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
Ali Ahmed, CEO, Robomart, Inc
Apr 514:30
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Ushering in the future of city mobility through vendor collaboration, truck safety technology and surfacing data

City Freight Show USA 2019
  • Parking data – Collaborating with stakeholders that can help collect and surface data efficiently
  • Safety and reliability – Incentivizing companies to apply truck safety technologies such as sideguards and ADAS systems
  • City influence – Demonstrating a clear set of values and a vision to seed better collaboration with private partners
Kris Carter, Co-Chair, Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics
last published: 19/Oct/18 13:35 GMT

 

 

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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