July 23-26, 2017 Washington, DC
AHRMM17 is the leading education event and the central meeting place for providers, academics, affiliates, and vendors working in all facets of healthcare supply chain. Conference features insightful keynotes, practical learning labs, vendor presentations on the latest technology and products, and face-to-face networking with the leading supply chain thought leaders.
July 25-27, 2017 Philadelphia, PA
The Supply Chain Operations & Compliance in Pharma is a 3-day industry-led meeting which
Sedlak Manager Karl Sliwinski and Senior Consultant Davon Soltis will host an in-depth workshop on Advanced 3PL Management on July 27, which will help healthcare organizations perform tightened due diligence and understand future collaborative models with their third-party logistics partners. They recently sat down for an interview with Conference Director Carman Yeung to offer some insights:
"A key aspect is the vetting of 3PLs upfront, knowing what your business requirements are and being able to communicate that effectively, while working on the associated set of KPIs and penalties are necessary," said Davon.
"Most of the time pharma companies are primarily assessing 3PLs on cost savings," Karl added. "It’s important to take a step back and properly define your scope and expectations."
August 9-10, 2017 Columbus, OH
Join Sedlak and the Midwest Region’s brightest retail movers and shakers for two days of elevated connections, vibrant engagement and next-level takeaways about the retail industry's progress in Central Ohio. Retail Summit will feature:
Presentations from industry experts who will share insights, strategies and stories from today’s leading retail thought leaders, disrupters and trailblazers, such as Smart Region + Smart Retail, The New Hub of Retail, The Theater of Retail, Shaping Retail’s Future, Education Retail Showcase and Retail Showcase – Business 2 Business.
Sedlak President Will O'Brien will moderate a panel in the logistics track at the conference: "She Wants It in Red, By 1:00 pm!! Why Collaborative Planning and Inventory Deployment Coupled with Agile Fulfillment is Critical for a Modern Day Retail Supply Chain." Panelists will discuss strategies, tools, and technologies to meet peak season requirements and concumer expectations for an "Anytime, Anywhere" shopping experience.
Topic discussion sessions dedicated to specific trends in retail including:
August 21, 2017 Akron, OH
"At the Crossroads of Technology and Logistics" will explore the impacts of innovation on the logisitics industry in the region. Sedlak Manager Dennis Heppner will be a featured speaker at the event. His topic, "Supply Chain Technology - The Good, the Bad, and the Robots," will address the role of technology at various touchpoints in the supply chain, and how to identify appropriate applications.