Logistics and manufacturing warehouses are undergoing an industry-wide technology upgrade. Consumer demand for faster fulfillment, customized products, and home delivery has forced businesses to reshape both product-assembly and order-fulfillment processes.
That has set many warehouses on an automation journey.
Introducing automation into logistics and assembly workflows can deliver dramatic improvements in productivity, and it has wide-reaching effects on people, processes, and culture. It’s the type of change that is best managed strategically.
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT
In this free webcast, Randy Ross, director of supply chain at SICK, and Lior Elazary, co-founder and CEO of inVia Robotics, will discuss how sensor provider SICK transformed its flagship Minnesota facility to become hyper-efficient through adoption of advanced technologies, including AI-powered software and robotics.
You’ll learn best practices for:
- Evaluating and choosing automation solutions
- Integrating and orchestrating multiple technology solutions to work in harmony to meet service-level agreements
- Building flexibility into your technology stack to accommodate expansion and dynamic market conditions
About the speakers
Co-founder and chief executive officer
Elazary has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in Internet networking, robotics, software development, and enterprise architecture businesses. He co-founded and later sold HostPro (a.k.a. Web.com), as well as EdgeCast, a content-delivery platform. Elazary has a master's in computer science from the University of Southern California with a specialty in artificial intelligence.
Director of supply chain
Since 2008, Ross has directly led procurement, inventory management, distribution, and transportation at SICK. He has worked to drive top-line revenue and bottom-line cost improvements through optimized supply chain solutions at the company. Prior to SICK, Ross was general manager, MSP, at Logistics Unlimited, and director, supply chain, at Zomax.
Moderator: Eugene Demaitre
Robotics 24/7, Peerless Media LLC
Demaitre is editorial director of Robotics 24/7. Prior to joining Peerless Media, he was a senior editor at other robotics publications. Demaitre has decades of experience in business-to-business, online technology coverage, and he has participated in numerous robotics-related webinars, podcasts, and conferences worldwide.
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