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Event Preview: LLamasoft at CSCMP Edge 2017

By Toby Brzoznowski  September 13, 2017

With the unofficial close of summer now behind us, we’re looking forward to a busy and exciting events season as we head into Fall. One landmark supply chain event every September is the CSCMP Edge conference, this year to be hosted in Atlanta September 24-27. The event draws supply chain professionals from around the world to take in sessions and exhibits and discuss the latest trends and challenges facing the industry today. LLamasoft will be exhibiting at the conference in booth 414, including offering demos of our new Supply Chain Guru X supply chain design platform as well as our forthcoming demand modeling and  planning by design solutions. In addition to exhibiting, we’ll be participating in three customer sessions – please take a minute to get these sessions marked in your calendar.

U.S. Silica: A New Approach to Supply Chain Planning

Monday, September 25, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm, Level 2 C201

In this session Senior Manager of Supply Chain Strategy and Network Optimization for U.S. Silica Het Naik and Vice President of Solution Strategy for LLamasoft Jeff Metersky will discuss U.S. Silica’s use of optimization technology to tackle planning, transportation and reverse logistics challenges. U.S. Silica uncovered savings without any changes to their existing network with a more efficiently structured supply chain.

Argos: Omni-Channel Transformation Leveraging the Store Network

Tuesday, September 26, 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm, Level 2 C205

Phil Hull, Distribution Director for Argos, Jeff Metersky, Vice President of Solution Strategy of LLamasoft, and Phil Gibbs, Executive Director EMEA for LLamasoft will share how UK-based retailer Argos implemented a new hub-and-spoke operating model, which the company has leveraged to create a ‘FastTrack’ delivery model to deliver to 95 percent of U.K. households within the same day. This omni-channel approach has enabled the company to stay thrive in a changing retail landscape.

Foot on the Gas: Michael Kors’ Journey Towards Supply Chain Design Excellence

Tuesday, September 26, 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm, Level 1 C105

In this session Director of Supply Chain Strategy for Michael Kors, Peter Hunnewell and I will discuss Michael Kors’ adoption of supply chain optimization technology to best manage the company’s rapid growth and their utilization of supply chain visibility to uncover inefficiencies and make strategic improvements across the enterprise.

Ask the Expert!

Have questions for our presenters? Don’t miss your chance to ask them! We’ll be hosting Q&A sessions with myself and our presenters in booth 414:

  • Monday, September 25, 5:30-6:00 p.m.  Het Naik, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Strategy and Network Optimization, U.S. Silica
  • Tuesday September 26, 1:30-2:00 p.m.  Peter Hunnewell, Director, Supply Chain Strategy, Michael Kors

Want to meet with the LLamasoft team on-site? Click here to request a meeting.

We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!