Technology Session

Monday
June 20
1:45 pm2:15 pm
Room 26B
Faced with increasingly unpredictable market dynamics, we’ll hear from Carlos Londono, VP, Head of Supply Chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill, who operating at the vanguard of supply chain innovation, will share how Chipotle is developing resilience, embracing sustainable networks and using technology to underpin a future fit organizational structure. 
Monday
June 20
2:30 pm3:00 pm
Room 26A
To thrive in this age of disruption, retailers must build the resiliency to survive and the agility to pivot. Strategic retailers are thriving by adopting a connected supply chain that helps sense customer demand, source materials with confidence, respond in real-time, and deliver on time and in-full, while minimizing time-to-market, lowering overall costs, and increasing productivity.
Monday
June 20
2:30 pm3:00 pm
Room 26B
A new generation of resilient, agile and intelligent technology is emerging that embraces the opportunities in increasingly complex and volatile supply chains. In this session our speaker will examine the technologies that offer the best opportunities to supplement and support short and longer-term planning decisions and investments.
Tuesday
June 21
9:45 am10:15 am
Room 26A
As markets shift, consumer expectations are growing more complex. Join this panel to learn how location intelligence technology provides the data and tools to monitor, model and predict how distribution will be impacted.
Tuesday
June 21
9:45 am10:15 am
Room 26B
As global trade management becomes more challenging in the face of rapidly changing regulations, customs requirements, and compliance issues, keeping goods moving efficiently across supply chains is getting tougher. In this session, our panelists will share best practice advice on building effective cross border strategies to achieve competitive advantage in global markets.
Tuesday
June 21
10:30 am11:00 am
Room 25B

Multifaceted and cumbersome to manage, retail supply chains pose myriad challenges to the agility required to serve consumers effectively. Looking at the holistic freight ecosystem more specifically, large retailers must navigate multiple siloed verticals to manage and ensure the distribution chain operates synergistically. Moreover, freight visibility and transportation management at the national level requires systems integration and data sharing across the freight ecosystem to function seamlessly.

Tuesday
June 21
3:00 pm3:30 pm
Room 25B
Retailers are dealing with a $trillion + returns cost problem and yet have to continue to offer their customers a hassle-free and generally cost-free service. As more commerce shifts on line, the problem is only getting worse, and current reverse logistics processes are falling behind.
This session provides the latest insights, technologies and best practice into how to cut the costs of returns, which can be nearly 60% of the original sales price, and build a reverse logistics process able to manage and track products from order to return.