26 Apr.

How to drive efficient warehousing to increase productivity and speed

Energy, Resources, & Industrials

Friday, 12:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will discover leading logistics capabilities and trends and how these can be applied to gain greater logistics and warehousing efficiencies.

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Key takeaways

Host: Brian Barish, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Presenters: Wanda Johnson, DC technology fellow, Deloitte Consulting LLP
                      Chris Riemann, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Driven by just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing and the trend to reduce inventory, to compete in today’s market, it is critical to have a high-performing supply chain. This starts with logistics and warehousing that bring state-of-the-art technology to move product from the warehouse to the end customer quickly and cost effectively. In this briefing, we’ll discuss:

  • How warehouse location is key to an efficient distribution network
  • Current trends in logistics including systems and automation
  • The impact of artificial intelligence on logistics

Meet the host

Brian Barish

Brian Barish

Principal | ER&I Smart Operations Leader

Brian is a principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Industrial Products practice, where he has served for over a decade. He also currently serves as Deloitte’s US Energy, Resources, & Industrials Smart Operations Leader. In his role as the US ER&I Smart Operations leader, he is responsible for a portfolio of sector-targeted offerings that improve process efficiency, productivity, and quality through the application of technology and digital intelligence. He specializes in helping executives at highly engineered product manufacturing companies overcome the complex issues that constrain growth and performance. Brian has a proven track record of delivering measurable step-function improvements in cost, quality, and delivery achievement through scaled transformation efforts and initiatives. He has deep experience in operations strategy, end-to-end supply chain, production system architecture, lean operations, and integrated operations and technology solutions. Brian holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University.


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