June 12-14, 2016
Sun City, South Africa

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Please join us for the following session:

Lessons Learned from Designing Omni-channel DCs
Monday, June 13, 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Speaker: Marc Austin, Managing Director

Webcast: 7 Omnichannel Lessons Learned from the World’s Top Brands

Register Now – June 15, 2016 at 2 pm EDT

What You Need to Know About Designing and Operating Omnichannel DCs

Omnichannel DCs promise better utilization of labor and inventory.  And they often make it easier to justify automation.  But designing and operating an omnichannel distribution center comes with a unique set of challenges and complexities.

Are you ready to make the move to one set of inventory across all your channels? Do you know what you need to do to prepare your organization for omnichannel transformation? Do your people have the skills they need to operate a truly omnichannel DC?

In this webinar, we’ll share lessons learned from working with some of the world’s top retailers in designing and operating their omnichannel DCs.

You’ll learn:

  • The challenges of achieving a common inventory pool
  • How to leverage synergies across channels
  • Pitfalls to avoid in omnichannel operations


Jason Denmon, Retail Industry Leader, Fortna
Mike Dunn, Group Vice President, Fortna
Robert Bowman, Managing Editor, SupplyChainBrain


Omnichannel Fulfillment & Logistics 2016

June 20-22, 2016
Atlanta, GA

The Omnichannel Fulfillment & Logistics conference is the “go-to place” for retailers to gain valuable insights into the progress the industry is making in implementing the new world of omnichannel commerce.

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International Physical Internet Conference 2016

June 29 – July 1, 2016
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
Atlanta, GA

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Please join us for the following session:

Physical Internet Enabled Distribution Facilities:  Innovations in Design and Automation

This session focuses on how future Physical Internet enabled distribution facilities will be redesigned to enhance their critical role as a connector of supply and demand for the flow of goods.  The PI concepts of standardized containers and an open network of distribution facility resources will result in many innovative facility design concepts and a greater use of automation.  This session will show you how the traditional “box” will be changing as a hyperconnected link in the supply chain.


Ron Kyslinger
‎Executive Director – Worldwide Operations Engineering, Design & Innovation

Russ Meller
VP Research & Development
Fortna Inc.

Jim Stollberg
EVP Research & Development

Larry Sweet
Professor of Robotics
Associate Director Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines
Georgia Tech


Mike Ogle
Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Director
University of North Carolina at Charlotte