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Design, Applications, and Equipment: The Trifecta of Distribution Center Optimization

Sponsored by Blue Horseshoe

  • Date Monday, March 9, 2020
  • Time 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • Location Theater A
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

Katie Wike - Senior Consultant, Supply Chain Management
Blue Horseshoe

Ryan Zelnis - Principal Consultant, Supply Chain Management
Blue Horseshoe

Richard Joseph - Digital Strategy Lead
Blue Horseshoe


What You Will Learn

This presentation focuses on optimizing operations, facility design, applications, solutions, automation and equipment to maximize efficiency and accuracy in your distribution center. It will show how even making seemingly minor changes to your business can have a big ROI. Operations and Design: Optimizing your warehouse operations and design can greatly improve the flow of product into and out of your facility. We’ll share ideas and key considerations, such as expiration dates, product sizes, picking machinery, cold storage and other factors, that influence facility design and give tips on how to optimize your space. Applications and Solutions: Digital transformation is more than a buzz word. We’ll map out how digital transformation can impact your distribution center including how to break down siloed data and warehouse connectivity. This session will include tips about how to use your core business data to create a competitive advantage, the apps you need to communicate throughout your organization and beyond, and the tech you may want to consider making it all happen. Automation and Equipment: Voice and material handling solutions help you improve warehouse operations and increase productivity. We’ll provide tips to help you source and implement solutions that automate processes and improve accuracy.

Key Takeaways

• Boost your ROI by optimizing your facility and operations
• Learn how to eliminate siloed data and streamline communication
• Digitally transform your supply chain to gain a competitive advantage


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