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Logistics Innovation Forum | August 29 | Chicago

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Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

1415 North Cherry Avenue

Chicago, IL 60642

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Join industry leaders, practitioners and researchers to learn and explore how leading organizations are shaping logistics processes to support intelligent, efficient and fast supply chains.

Logistics Innovation Forum is an informative, educational and insightful event that brings together logistics leaders, practitioners and researchers to discuss and to share latest trends, practices and technology in Logistics.

The forum is free to attend for logistics practitioners, researchers and students.

No event is complete without some fun. Continue the evening @ Wrigley Field (Cubs vs. Pirates)

Cubs vs Pirates

Hosted by Stellium, enVista, and SAP


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Breakfast reception, welcome and agenda review

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Logistics for an Omni-channel Supply Chain

Ken Mullen, Managing Partner, enVista

Discuss the common supply chain challenges companies face when executing an optimal omni-channel supply chain. This will include customer examples and success stories for omni-channel initiatives.

10:45AM - 11:30 AM

Warehouse Transformation at Bajaj Auto

Rajib Kumar Jena, General Manager - IT, Bajaj Auto

Learn how Bajaj Auto, one of the world's largest 2-wheeler and 3-wheeler manufacturers, modernized the distribution network and warehouses to increase capacity, throughput and order fill rates, and to reduce order fulfillment cycle time. The initiative led to a remarkable increase in customer satisfaction and reduction in order fulfillment costs.

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Transportation Management

Geoff Milsom, Director, enVista

Learn about latest trends in transportation management - from first to the last mile, including global, national and regional carriers, parcel shipment and same day last mile delivery options.

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM


1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Intelligent order fulfillment and supply chain execution with S/4HANA

Bill King, Director of Solution Management, Digital Supply Chain and IoT, SAP

A discussion on how latest innovations in S/4HANA for order fulfillment, warehousing and transportation management power agile and intelligent supply chains.

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Looking for Advanced Warehouse Management Systems for Warehouse Modernization? Understand how SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) can support

Ken Mullen, Managing Partner, enVista

A discussion on quantifiable value drivers for efficient warehouse operations and how SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) can support.

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM


3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Practical application of Internet of Things (IoT) for Logistics

Kris Gorrepati, VP Logistics Innovation, Stellium

Logistics has been one of the earliest adopters of Internet of Things (IoT) in the shape of RFID. Latest advances in IoT technology, including sensing, networking and communications, have the potential to dramatically improve visibility, safety and security in the supply chain. This session will cover practical use cases for IoT technology in Logistics, including transportation, warehousing, asset management and supplier operations.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


7:00 PM

Wrigley Field (Cubs vs Pirates)

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Envista Corp


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Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

1415 North Cherry Avenue

Chicago, IL 60642

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