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2017 Conference Presentations



 
 
 
 
Three Rules for Competing in An Automated Supply Chain World

Three Rules for Competing in An Automated Supply Chain World

sku # OL18_THR/MAIN

In this TED-style talk, you’ll learn key strategies for implementing the technologies, workforce and flexibility your supply chain needs to remain competitive as it moves forward in our perpetually changing world. Speaker: Chad Autry, William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management, Department Head, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee

Member Price: $15.00
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Improve Workplace Safety With Adaptive Micro-learning

Improve Workplace Safety With Adaptive Micro-learning

sku # OL18_IMP

Learn how Walmart Logistics is leveraging adaptive micro-learning to create a safety culture in their organization. The technique delivers training that is short, entertaining and socialized, reducing employee resistance while embedding key messages. This daily learning approach yields real, lasting changes and safety improvements through a reduction in accidents for significant cost savings.

Member Price: $20.00
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Leaders Developing Leaders

Leaders Developing Leaders

sku # OL18_LEA

In this TED-style talk, you’ll learn key strategies for implementing the technologies, workforce and flexibility your supply chain needs to remain competitive as it moves forward in our perpetually changing world.

Member Price: $15.00
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Leading a Resilient Supply Chain

Leading a Resilient Supply Chain

sku # OL18_RES

In this TED-style talk, you’ll learn key strategies for implementing the technologies, workforce and flexibility your supply chain needs to remain competitive as it moves forward in our perpetually changing world.

Member Price: $15.00
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Metrics in the DC: Annual Workplace Study

Metrics in the DC: Annual Workplace Study

sku # OL18_DCM

Each year, WERC members and DC Velocity readers identify the most critical metrics used in their DCs. The updated data is published to support your benchmarking efforts. Join this session to hear the latest stats from our panel of research experts, as well as an overview of their current analysis.

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Multichannel Distribution At The Container Store

Multichannel Distribution At The Container Store

sku # OL18_MUL

Explore the intra-logistics solution implemented by The Container Store to fill e-commerce orders and to replenish retail stores. Using the same inventory and material handling system, the new fulfillment solution supports labor productivity, order accuracy, and reduced cycle times. Participants will discover how sharing inventory across channels reduces supply chain costs; how to separate sub-systems by fulfillment channel to optimize performance; and how an automated system can reduce order processing time.

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Supply Chain Innovation – Beyond the Buzzword

Supply Chain Innovation – Beyond the Buzzword

sku # OL18_SUP

Innovation has become the business buzzword of the decade. So how do you deliver on innovation in the cost-constrained world of logistics? How do you define it, build a culture that embraces it, and deliver on its promise (i.e. creating new business value)? Attendees will learn how collaboration and partnerships with customers, vendors, suppliers, startups and third party providers can drive a level of innovation that can't be achieved alone. Takeaway practical, cost-effective tips to incorporate innovation into everyday operations, engage your workforce in innovative thinking, implement new problem-solving techniques and build win-win partnerships.

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The Buzz from the Warehouse: Employee Opinion Survey Results

The Buzz from the Warehouse: Employee Opinion Survey Results

sku # OL18_BUZ

Get up to date on the most recent developments in the logistics labor market. The latest findings of a national warehouse employee survey will be reviewed, along with a discussion of changing workforce demographics. Key takeaways for participants include front-line employee insights and recommendations for how to attract and retain the best associates possible.

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Transportation Market Update

Transportation Market Update

sku # OL18_TRA

This session explores both recent and long-term pricing trends in major transportation modes, as well as procurement best practices and common myths about transportation capacity markets. In addition, attendees will hear from industry stakeholders on the benefits of managing capacity in a dynamic market and the increasing role of data and metrics in obtaining best-in-class service from transportation providers.

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Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules To Transform Supplier Relationships

Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules To Transform Supplier Relationships

sku # OL18_VES

In 2010, the University of Tennessee shared the results of their pioneering research into "Vested Outsourcing." The premise is to structure win-win contracts that highly motivate suppliers to invest in innovation. As a result, Dell and its supplier Genco set out to transform their reverse logistics operations by applying the five rules of the Vested Outsourcing methodology. Through a case study presentation and Q&A session, participants will follow their journey and learn more about the subsequent results.

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