NextFirst and Bricspac organized a virtual conference on “Smart Warehousing for New Age Supply Chain & Procurement,” filled with panel discussions and insightful presentations on 1st July 2020, 10:30 am-12:30 pm IST. This conference focused on appropriate automation, analytics, interoperability, current market trends on new supply chain business models, and procurement management for retail, manufacturing, and logistics sectors.
In his keynote, Arif Siddiqui, Coign Consulting Director, addresses the decision paralysis many firms face in the emerging normal over their supply chain command centers. By building a smart supply chain that reacts fast and nimbly with the right insight at the right time, he emphasizes how companies can learn from the unfolding situation.
Rajul Jain, co-founder & CEO- Increff, talks about how it is an exciting time for the global supply chain industry and how e-commerce and hyperlocal combine will disrupt the entire middle chain.
Jayendran Balasubramanian, co-founder and CEO – NextFirst, laid the foundation for warehouse automation and why it is essential today. Further, he discussed four key aspects that companies must consider when exploring warehouse automation.
The panel discussion featured industry experts discussing the need for flexible demand planning technology and criticality of network alignment to recapture market share as demand recovers.