Events

Events

Find us at these upcoming industry events!

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

  • Offers a deep dive into current operational challenges and solutions in your pharma supply chain 
  • Assesses global regulatory landscapes and provides you with the insight to navigate
  • Helps you understand and define a risk management framework, and ensures your 3PLs are adhering to your standards
  • Explores and optimize your supply chain model to increase efficiency and reduce costs
  • Gathers 60+ like-minded Senior Executives for an open dialogue and benchmarking

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." 

Download the full interview here.

 

Regional Logistics Council Retail Summit

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:

  • Trends in Development
  • Retail Logistics
  • The Disruption of Retail
  • The Consumer: Journey + Experience
  • Visual Merchandizing: Attract | Engage | Motivate
  • Technology: Marketing | Enterprise E-Commerce | Trends
  • Retail Analytics: Trends and Tactics
  • The Talent Challenge and Impact

 

20th Annual Logistics Conference

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. 

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