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Cross-Border Shipping and Logistics: Massive Secular Shifts, Changing Regulations, and Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities
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Cross-Border Shipping and Logistics: Massive Secular Shifts, Changing Regulations, and Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities

Recent shifts in cross-border market dynamics, regulations, and customs practices create massive opportunities and cost savings. In this workshop, we’ll cover: Shift to e-commerce for big box retailers, “parcelization,” and implications on cross-border logistics The “New NAFTA” (USMCA): Canada raises its de minimis for the first time in decades from CAD $20 to $150 and what this means for your international shipments Duty drawback opportunities: if you’re manufacturing overseas, warehousing in the US, and shipping to customers in Canada, how much money are you leaving on the table? The end of a long era of postal leniency: how this affects…

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Engineering Cold Chain Solutions to Support Ebola Clinical Trials – A Conversation with Dan Littlefield of Modality Solutions
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Engineering Cold Chain Solutions to Support Ebola Clinical Trials – A Conversation with Dan Littlefield of Modality Solutions

At the 2019 edition of the Biomanufacturing World Summit series last November in San Diego we spoke with Dan Littlefield of Modality Solutions. Dan recently worked with the National Institute of Health to support clinical trials to help fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this interview, Dan talks about some of the challenges of working in an unusual environment, and how Modality Solutions’ experience designing and implementing bespoke cold chain solutions contributed to an important project. — Dan Littlefield Principal Modality Solutions Daniel J. Littlefield is a founder of Modality Solutions. He has helped establish Modality Solutions…

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Sustainable Beauty of Complexity
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Sustainable Beauty of Complexity

An overview of L’Oreal as a whole – our brand portfolio, number of distribution points, number of Launches, etc. – to illustrate the scale and complexity of our business Our journey to Carbon Neutral in 2019 across our manufacturing plants and DCs – A closer look at the addition of our Biogas project to our renewable energy portfolio Insight on key corporate initiatives such as Urban Transportation and the modernization of our Physical Distribution network — Rahquel Purcell SVP Supply Chain Americas L’Oreal Rahquel Purcell serves as Senior Vice-President & Head of Supply Chain for L’Oreal USA – the world’s…

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From Analysis to Action: Accelerating Transformation in a Global eCommerce Organization
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From Analysis to Action: Accelerating Transformation in a Global eCommerce Organization

Unlocking the potential of eCommerce evolution Changing supply chain KPIs and strategies behind adapting to new measurements Operational optimization and leveraging growth opportunities in a new domain The importance of strong leadership culture — Alan Blake COO Blue Apron Alan Blake has 35 years of supply chain and manufacturing experience and is currently the COO at Blue Apron, an e-commerce direct to consumer meal kit company. Previously he served as Chief Supply Chain Officer at Revlon, Inc., responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end global supply chain. Before Revlon, he was Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Ventura Foods,…

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Digital Tools to Improve Logistics Visibility in the Supply Chain
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Digital Tools to Improve Logistics Visibility in the Supply Chain

Understanding how Dell’s flexible supply chain ecosystem allows it to respond and adapt to changing circumstances What is an integrated engagement model, and how do you put the theory into practice to nurture ongoing supply chain innovation? Discussing how automation and the emergence of smart technologies are accelerating the path to supplier maturity Co-Developing new capabilities to reduce inventory, cycle times, and supply chain variability — Tom McKenzie VP, Global Fulfillment & Logistics Dell Technologies Tom leads North America Fulfillment & Logistics Operations and Global Services Transportation within Dell Global Operations. He is responsible for ensuring Dell products and spare…

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Is Supply Chain Speed a Competitive Advantage?
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Is Supply Chain Speed a Competitive Advantage?

How Walmart will achieve a digitally-connected supply chain and deliver seamless product flow from suppliers to our customer Not every product is created equal. At Walmart we make data-informed trade-offs to ensure the customer always wins Challenges that come with balancing speed-to-shelf and cost efficiency Monique Picou SVP, Walmart US Flow Walmart Monique Picou is currently the Senior Vice President of Flow & Fashion for Walmart, Inc. where she is responsible for driving the efficient product movement from supplier to shelf. The primary focus is on improving customer availability while lowering supply chain costs through cross-functional collaboration and capability building….

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Food’s Unique Challenges for Supply Chain Professionals
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Food’s Unique Challenges for Supply Chain Professionals

Offering an overview of the extra factors and dimensions involved in running a world-class supply chain for food and beverage products How does Mondelēz work to improve its supply chain processes without disrupting performance in a global marketplace with constantly evolving regulatory and economic environments? What can other industries apply to their own processes based upon Mondelēz’s example? — Gabriel Arreaga SVP Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz International Executive with 23 years of success in Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Energy, Renewables, Consumer Electronics, Technology, Life Sciences, AI, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Logistics. Extensive experience in operations management, supply chain…

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Global Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities: The Impact of Technology
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Global Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities: The Impact of Technology

Integrating next-generation supply chain models Developing a transformation road map Establishing a vision of how digital applications can improve Operational Excellence — David Warrick General Manager, Global Supply Chain Microsoft As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub. He also manages all aspects of Channel Management, Software Manufacturing, and numerous other functions as the customer facing part of the Manufacturing and Supply Chain organization. Dave and his team are responsible for all products…

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Exploring the Automation Experience for Multichannel Business
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Exploring the Automation Experience for Multichannel Business

Taking a practical approach: Comparing challenges and successes when rolling out new technologies How can you leverage automation to build bridges across all channels? Leading Organizational Growth and Development What does the future hold for this trend? — Massimo Sapone SVP, Planning & Logistics North America Luxottica Massimo Sapone, Luxottica’s North America leader of Planning and Logistics, cultivates an abundance of international experience in global operations. Passionate about delivering best-in-class quality and service, Massimo believes that these factors are fundamental in ensuring he provides the customer with product of the highest quality to continue to grow the business as leader…

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The Only Constant is Change – A Conversation with Nick Banich of Miebach Consulting
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The Only Constant is Change – A Conversation with Nick Banich of Miebach Consulting

 At the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit last week in Chicago we spoke with Nick Banich, Head of Supply Chain Transformation (North America) for Miebach Consulting. Nick shared some of his thoughts on the rapid rate of change facing supply chains, what is driving the move towards shorter decision cycles, and what companies should be doing to reinvent themselves to meet customers’ needs. — Miebach Consulting, founded in 1973, is a global provider of supply chain consulting and logistics engineering services. Our main objective is to design and implement best in class solutions for our customers to achieve…

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LTL Freight Trends  – A Conversation with Mike Erickson of AFMS
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LTL Freight Trends – A Conversation with Mike Erickson of AFMS

 At the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit last week in Chicago we spoke with Mike Erickson of AFMS Global Carrier Pricing Experts about LTL freight rates, and what shippers should be doing to ensure they are not paying last year’s prices. — Mike Erickson CEO AFMS Logistics Management Group Mike Erickson Founded AFMS LLC in 1992 and serves as its President. Mr. Erickson started his transportation career at Airborne Express where he was one of the top district sales managers. Mr. Erickson oversees the contract negotiation process for many of his firm’s larger clients, saving them millions in…

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Fireside Chat: The Future of Decision-Making

Defining seamless execution from the customer’s point of view Real-world use cases of robotics, automation, the sharing economy, and artificial intelligence Debating how these influences will change the way resources are allocated across a global network Collaborating to develop new processes and capabilities through industry benchmarking   — Dave Bozeman VP, Amazon Transportation Services Amazon David Bozeman is currently Vice President, Amazon Transportation Services (Amazon Air, Sort Center Networks & Line Haul Team) for Amazon.com. Dave joined Amazon in February of 2017. Prior to joining Amazon, Dave was a senior vice president for Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Caterpillar…

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Retail Happens Everywhere: Driving Sales in a Mobile World
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Retail Happens Everywhere: Driving Sales in a Mobile World

Exploring today’s mobile-first society and its fundamental shift in consumer behavior Offering optimal choices for where customers discover and purchase products and services How has mobile changed the consumer journey and omni-channel shopping experiences? Sharing the ways existing and emerging technologies and marketing strategies will enable retailers to win the mobile-first customer — Omar Zayat Head of Industry, Enterprise eCommerce Facebook Omar Zayat is a Head of Industry for Facebook‘s eCommerce vertical, a vertical he has focused on for nearly 5 years. He leads a team that manages some of the largest, most strategic eCommerce marketing partnerships at Facebook. Omar…

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Reducing Transportation Costs
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Reducing Transportation Costs

ORTEC is the world’s largest provider of supply chain planning and execution optimization and analytics software solutions. ORTEC solutions help Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart, Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble realize quantifiable savings and drive efficiencies through optimal network design, fleet routing & dispatch, (parcels, pallet and truck load building), workforce scheduling, real-time e-commerce order slotting and delivery routing. ORTEC provides both “on premise” and cloud platform solutions as well as and SAP add-on optimization solutions. ORTEC has over 2,000 customers worldwide, 900+ employees and 19 offices globally. ortec.com/en-us — Aaron Geiger Managing Director Manufacturing ORTEC Aaron has over…

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