Exhibitor Big Ideas Session

Tuesday
June 21
11:15 am11:45 am
Expo Stage 2

Beddy's is a leading producer of zipper-fitted bedding. Their name is derived from what they provide: bed-ease. With Sifted's help, they've also achieved shipping-ease.

Sifted's agile tech tools help Beddy's optimize and model their distribution center locations, service types, package sizes, and more. As a result, they are able to ship to their customers faster and cheaper - a win-win for any ecommerce store.

Join us for a software demo and learn how Sifted can bring ease and efficiencies to your shipping too!

Tuesday
June 21
11:15 am11:45 am
Expo Stage 1
Wawa, an east coast-based convenience retailer, prepares, delivers and serves over 125 million hoagies across more than 950 stores each year.   That’s a lot of sales per square foot and requires constant innovation to delight the customer by responding to their changing needs. Whether you’re selling delicious food or other short product lifecycle products, margin improvements rely on innovating your forecasting and replenishment processes to respond to customer demand.  Hear how Wawa are leveraging process, technology and change management to deliver increased sales and margin.
Tuesday
June 21
12:00 pm12:30 pm
Expo Stage 2
Business intelligence is transforming all sectors of the economy, including warehousing and manufacturing. As robotic automation becomes an integral part of these operations, effective use of the data these solutions generate gives critical visibility into what’s going on inside your facility, and provides a valuable and actionable resource for planning, operations, labor management and more.  In this discussion, we’ll explore the various types of key business information that automation solutions can provide for your operation. 
Tuesday
June 21
12:00 pm12:30 pm
Expo Stage 1
Join us at this session that explores the last mile delivery for instant grocery and heavy goods' retailers. Looking at case studies, we will review the challenges, opportunities and the use of data to unlock the value of a connected network in the last mile.
Tuesday
June 21
12:45 pm1:15 pm
Expo Stage 2
Delivery optionality is no longer a nice-to-have; it’s an exception. Customers expect retailers, big and small, to offer same-day deliveries at the convenience. For smaller retailers, the lack of team members, delivery vehicle type flexibility and hefty SaaS fees make this an inequitable competition. Luckily there is a solution. Learn how PetPeople, now Hollywood Feed expanded its delivery offerings to enhance customer delivery experience using a platform plus people approach.
Tuesday
June 21
1:30 pm2:00 pm
Expo Stage 2

As a global industrial leader, Michelin has successfully redefined its role as a service provider and reliable partner. By conducting a series of innovations in order capture, vendor managed inventory, or advanced supplier & sourcing management, Michelin has not only managed to improve its B2B commerce process, but it has also succeeded in introducing a lean and agile approach.

Tuesday
June 21
1:30 pm2:00 pm
Expo Stage 1
Consumers demand access to sustainability-related product but are increasingly skeptical of marketing claims. Meanwhile, investors demand information from retailers about sustainable product and supply chains, policymakers are advancing measures that incentivize sustainable solutions, and national authorities like the U.S. Federal Trade Commission are redoubling scrutiny of potential greenwashing. Retailers are responding by offering sustainable product portfolios, but the path forward can be unclear.