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

Get Ready for the NextGen E-commerce Automation Revolution: How to Plan for Million+ SKUs and Units / Day Throughput—even with Labor Shortages

Sponsored by Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

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  • Seminar Number 221
  • Date Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Time 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Location Theater G
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

Andy Williams - Director of Sales
SSI Schaefer
404-353-3503 (w)


What You Will Learn

Learn how consumer behavior and labor markets are spurring the NextGen Automation Revolution. Consumers are changing shopping behaviors and retailers need to accommodate to compete. E-commerce is fueling the increase in consumer demand even as labor shortages are the new norm. Gaining additional throughput with automation requires expertise in planning, dense storage, and highly efficient automated material handling systems all managed by sophisticated WMS technologies. Andy Williams, an automation systems expert, will take you through the challenges and benefits when designing for NextGen automation distribution in today’s market challenges. Learn how to optimize a limited labor force or plan for a minimally staffed facility that will carry your operation into the future.

Key Takeaways

• Learn what it takes to plan for gaining additional throughput with NextGen automation and WMS technologies.
• Understand how to implement automation with a limited workforce and still gain throughput.


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