Top Sessions to See at the D3 Retail Supply Chain Conference 2019

Booth #18 | May 6-8, 2019 | New York, NY | New York Marriott

The Convey Team at D3.

It’s time to start booking your tickets to New York City! Don’t miss out on the D3 Retail Supply Chain Conference this year. We’ve compiled a list of sessions that we’re most excited to see—sessions from retail experts that cover strategies you can use to evolve your supply chains, leverage partnerships, and increase customer loyalty.

Be sure to check out the panel session on May 7th—CEO of Convey Rob Taylor will be joining several other logistics experts to discuss effective last mile strategies that will enhance the delivery experience and win customers.

Monday, May 6th

New for 2019 – The Amazon Effect masterclass

Speaker: Brittain Ladd, Supply Chain Transformation & Business Strategy Expert

Join supply chain expert Brittain Ladd as he discusses the strategies he used to engineer Amazon’s expansion into the grocery space. You’ll learn about how a customer centric focus leads to innovation and begets the optimal supply chain.

Tuesday, May 7th

Amaze customers: from design to delivery

Speaker: Luis Teixeira, CSCO, Farfetch

In this session, Luis Teixeira of Farfetch will share his tips for formulating a logistics strategy that will impress clients and withstand the rapidly changing e-commerce space.

Why Amazon is Amazon and what you can learn from their success

Speaker: Brittain Ladd, Supply Chain Transformation & Business Strategy Expert

Brittain Ladd is the supply chain expert that recommended the Amazon-Whole Foods acquisition. Join him as he shares tactics for identifying and capitalizing on opportunities in the market. He’ll also discuss how collaborating with internal stakeholders and picking the right suppliers is critical to success.

Provide consumer choice, convenience and control without breaking the bank

Speaker: Matt Bergerson, Director Omnichannel Operations, REI

In this session, REI’s Director of Omnichannel Operations Matt Bergerson will share strategies for leveraging customer buying patterns to offer delivery options that generate repeat purchases. By giving your consumers high visibility into the last mile and self-service alternatives, you can manage expectations and increase customer loyalty.

Panel session: Innovate to drive efficiencies in the last mile

Speakers: Poonam Goyal, Senior US Retail Analyst, Bloomberg
Rob Taylor, Founder & CEO, Convey
Liam Chennells, Group Commercial Director, EasyPost
Marc Gorlin, Founder & CEO, Roadie
Brian Bourke, Vice President-Marketing, SEKO Logistics

In this panel of supply chain experts, you’ll learn how to enhance the last mile experience using real time technology. By exploring new partnerships and managing carriers in innovative ways, you can enhance last mile interaction and empower your customer.

The future of logistics is open: How collaboration is creating competitive advantage for retailers and brands

Speaker: Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, Flexe

The e-commerce space is constantly evolving, and it’s important that businesses are well equipped to change with it. Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO of Flexe, will share how collaborating with the right partners and technologies will help your business remain competitive.

Panel session: Reduce waste and increase efficiencies with a winning returns strategy

Speakers: Eric Moriaty, VP, B-Stock
Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director, Reverse Logistics Association
Joy Hicks, Sr. Manager Channel Control, Reverse Logistics, Home Depot

This panel will cover how you can utilize an eco-friendly returns process to win customer loyalty and build your brand. Work with your supply chain partners and implement forecasting processes to ensure that returned stock is replaced or recycled properly.

Wednesday, May 8th

Case study: Managing and evolving supply chain processes to maintain 100% YoY business growth

Speaker: Sarah Hague, Executive Director Logistics, Glossier

In this session, Glossier’s Executive Director of Logistics Sarah Hague will share how you can use data to increase visibility and simplify your supply chain. She’ll also discuss the importance of maintaining strong partnerships and hiring effective teams to increase growth.

How to Get Best-in-Class Parcel Shipping Rates

Speaker: Mike Erickson, CEO, AFMS LLC

Working with carriers to secure the best shipping rates can be a time consuming process. In this session, Mike Erickson, CEO of AFMS LLC, will explain how you can prepare for carrier negotiations and understand all of the complexities surrounding today’s contracts.

How AI is revolutionizing the contracted model

Speakers: Sergio Villalobos, Director Global 3PL Strategy, Nike
Ricardo Salgado, CEO, Loadsmart
Paul Jackson, Executive Advisor, SynFiny

In this panel, you’ll learn how AI offering new alternatives to the contracted model. New technology has the ability to save time and money across your supply chain. By embracing these new strategies, your business can continue to thrive as shipping expectations evolve.

Executive Interview: The winning partnership of CEO and COO that drives supply chain success

Speakers: Bart Walker, CEO, Jack Grace
Brad Smith, COO, Jack Grace

Internal collaboration is a must when trying to optimize fulfillment. In this session, hear from Brad Smith and Bart Walker as they discuss how a collaborative culture has enabled Jack Grace to identify areas of improvement in its supply chain and establish its place as a rapidly growing e-commerce retailer.

Panel session: Culture, partnership, collaboration and passion are key for supply chain success

Speakers: Pooja Agarwal, VP Operations, Birchbox
Mike Honious, COO, GEODIS Americas
Sarah Filderman, SVP Global Supply Chain, Peter Thomas Roth
Jeff Coto, Director of Operations, Tarte Cosmetics

In this panel, you’ll hear from retail leaders about how cultivating team collaboration and external partnerships is integral to creating innovative supply chain solutions.

See you in New York in May! To schedule a meet-up with us, please fill out the form to the right.