Heads of supply chain and distribution from the most respected names in retail will debate the evolution of the industry and the role of supply chain within it, at eft’s 3rd Annual D3: Dynamic Distribution Disruption – Retail Summit in New York City on May 10-11, 2018
NEW YORK (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 07, 2018
With the new year well and truly underway, the fall out of the industry’s busiest period is there to be examined in full. One truth stands alone for all to see – a strong supply chain network can be the difference between big success and dramatic loss. The industry faces continuous disruption from consumers and an agile and innovative supply chain strategy is vital for brands and retailers who wish to remain – or become – a big player of the future. The top names of retail and FMCG are gathering in New York this May (10-11) for the D3 Retail Summit to debate the future of the industry.
Target, Best Buy, Lacoste, Macy’s, REI and many more will lead the way in the challenge to deliver a seamless customer experience through an omni-capable supply chain. The summit will break this strategy down into 6 fundamental areas; Network Redesign, Last Mile Experience, Inventory Optimization, Warehouse Automation, Logistics Strategy and the Evolving supplier. Download the brochure here for full details of the agenda.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Preston Mosier, SVP Fulfilment Operations, Target
- Dov Shenkman, VP Group Supply Chain Operations, Walgreens
- Dan Purefoy, VP Strategy and Engineering, Michael Kors
- Rob Bass, SVP Supply Chain, Best Buy
- Jill Barron, VP Supply Chain Strategy, Neiman Marcus
- Seth Beardsley, VP Operations, Lacoste
- Romain Liot, COO, Adore Me
- Bill Best, DVP Supply Chain, REI
- Pam Sweeney, SVP Logistics Systems, Macy’s
- Josh Gartner, VP Corporate Affairs, JD.com
New for this year are a selection of roundtable breakout sessions designed to encourage collaborative discussion and will allow attendees to actively immerse themselves in a dialogue to extract tangible concepts and ideas that they can take back to the office. Breakout topics include; Managing returns and reverse logistics, Cross-border eCommerce strategy and How to attract and retain the best supply chain talent for the digital age, plus many more.
Of the 2017 D3 Retail Summit in New York, Joe Bobko, VP of Transportation at Boxed, “D3 brought together an excellent mix of the industry – from new e-commerce start-ups to established and iconic brands, the information sharing was fabulous. Panels consisted of industry rookies and veterans who were willing to openly share thoughts and accomplishments – and failures!”
Early-doors sponsors of the D3 Summit include Flexe, Mercury Gate, Bain Capital Ventures, Convey, project44, Tools Group, Transfix, Narvar and JLL. For detailed information on the agenda, 40+ speakers, venue, sponsorship opportunities and more, download the brochure.
eft is the global leader in business intelligence and C-level networking for the transport, logistics and supply chain industry. We specialize in connecting senior industry executives with their industry peers, and with the crucial information they need to excel in their work. http://www.eft.com
Speaker and Sponsorship Contacts:
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