2017 Technology Roundtable: Tips & Technologies to Create a More “Intelligent” Logistics Operation

Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 2pm ET

Date/Time
Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:00PM
Moderator
Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Peerless Media LLC.
Panelists
Steve Banker, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory Group
Norm Saenz, Managing Director, St. Onge Company
Robert Hood, Principal, Digital Supply Chain, Capgemini
Dwight Klappich, Research Vice President, Gartner


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Everyone is talking about the Cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT), and distribution automation as enablers to help logistics managers keep pace with rising customer expectations in both B2C and B2B.

But exactly what sort of technologies fall under these broad terms, and how will they actually help logistics operations keep pace with new customer expectations?

During this webcast a panel of supply chain technology analysts demystify some of today's "buzz" terms and share practical insight into how to better apply the existing technologies that will create a more "intelligent" logistics operation including:

  • What and how much should we move to the Cloud?
  • Has the integration of TMS and WMS been overlooked?
  • What practical technologies can make our operations "intelligent"?
  • Are logistics professionals actually prepared to manage the current disruption?
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