Supply-chain operations across the UK and EU are under pressure like never before. The pandemic, Brexit and outdated fulfilment models are all contributing to a major rethink on how supply chains operate.
In this free-to-view on-demand webinar, Denis Niezgoda, vice president for Europe at Locus Robotics; Peter Ward, chief executive, UK Warehouse Association; and Stephen Murrell, senior director of CSO, Manhattan Associates, offer valuable thought leadership on what companies need to do to address the challenges and develop more sustainable models of operation in the new normal.
During the webinar Niezgoda expands on how Locus’ award-winning AMR solution helps retailers, 3PLs, and specialty warehouses overcome fulfilment challenges by easy scaling to meet periods of peak demand, such as those experienced during lockdown. He also explains how the Locus solution integrates seamlessly into existing warehouse infrastructures without disrupting workflows, instantly transforming productivity.
Reasons to watch:
- Critical business insight – delivering important and actionable intelligence to share amongst development teams to improve supply chain management
- Engaging thought leadership – learn the best strategies from experts in the field
- Interaction discussion – pose questions to those in a position to deliver the best advice
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Meet the speakers:
Denis Niezgoda, vice president, Europe, Locus Robotics
Denis is an accomplished leader with an impressive history of advancing innovative solutions, including autonomous aerial vehicles, mobile robots, and robot piece picking applications into global warehouse operations. He currently serves as vice president for Europe at Locus Robotics, leading strategic and operational initiatives aimed at increasing Locus’ European portfolio. Before joining Locus, Denis led DHL’s global robotics acceleration programme, where he scouted, tested, advised, and deployed the latest automation and warehouse technologies across diverse industries in over 30 countries.
Peter Ward, chief executive, UK Warehouse Association
Peter has more than 35 years’ experience in international transportation and logistics and is recognised as a principal authority in global supply-chain management, based on his achievements at director level with some of the world’s leading global logistics providers. He took the helm of the UK Warehouse Association (UKWA) in 2015 following the decision by Roger Williams to stand down from his role. Prior to joining the UKWA, Ward served as commercial director and head of cargo supply chain at London Gateway.
Stephen Murrell, senior director, CSO, Manhattan Associates
Steve leads Manhattan Associates’ customer support and consulting teams across the EMEA and APAC regions, being ultimately responsible for the success of Manhattan’s customers in achieving their business goals and gaining optimum ROI from their solutions. He has over 20 years of experience deploying supply-chain systems for global organisations on strategic projects across Europe, including in project consulting, software design and management roles. His trusted relationships with many customers across multiple verticals and industries provide first hand insight into where business are investing to innovate and stay ahead of the competition, how Manhattan’s customers are preparing for and dealing with peak season challenges, and clear trends that are emerging during the recent period of unprecedented turmoil and upheaval.
Meet the host:
Nick Bradley, editor, Logistics Manager
Nick was appointed editor of Logistics Manager in April 2021, roughly 22 years after cutting his teeth in journalism working within the handling division of DMG World Media opposite former LM editor Malory Davies. He subsequently spent 15 years as editor and editor-in-chief of numerous B2B titles covering industrial vehicle design and engineering, intelligent transportation systems and even launched technology publications focusing on ADAS, autonomous vehicles and winter resort operations. After a five-year spell running a Top 100 Amazon third-party seller company, Nick found his way back to his first love, publishing, via an events company specialised in sustainability-themed conferences where he tried to rid the world of plastic pollution and electronic waste.