MODEX 2018 - supply chain, manufacturing, distribution trade show
Georgia World Congress Center
  Atlanta, GA | April 9-12, 2018
  • MODEX the leading trade show for supply chain, manufacturing and distribution industries

Next Gen Fulfillment Answered - The warehouse execution system (WES)

Sponsored by VARGO®

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  • Seminar Number 201
  • Date Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Time 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Location Theater C
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

Jeff Lammert - Client Executive
Vargo Companies
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Art Eldred - Client Executive
Vargo Companies


What You Will Learn

In this seminar, we'll provide a brief history of the fulfillment center technology stack and the evolution of the warehouse execution system (WES). We'll also examine the latest trends in fulfillment requirements, their challenges, and gaps in conventional approaches. We will look at how WES has evolved from a manufacturing to solve the production woes of e-commerce fulfillment. Lastly, we'll look at how the WES is solving the challenges of tomorrow, namely the need for more automation and less labor in an environment that simplifies the roles and responsibilities of the warehouse management system.

Key Takeaways

-What challenges are our fulfillment centers currently facing and how will we look as an industry to solve
-What is a WES and how does it fit into the technology stack of a fulfillment center
-What does manufacturing have to do with fulfillment
-Does technology alone solve difficulties in achieving production flow
-How do I solve for both order expediency and efficiency in my operation?


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