Must See Speakers at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

May 13-16, 2019 | JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa | Phoenix, AZ
The Convey team at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

The Convey team at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

Meet us in Phoenix for the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019! You’ll be blown away by the strategic takeaways that this year’s attendees have to offer. With speakers ranging from supply chain experts to leading retailers, there’s a wealth of knowledge in store for you at every session.

Be sure to schedule a meeting with us using the form to the right—we’d love to discuss how delivery experience management can create actionable insights, more efficient transportation, and happier customers.

Monday, May 13, 2019

IBM: Do or Die – Delivering the Perfect Order Profitably

Speaker: Jeanette Barlow, VP, Offering Management Watson Supply Chain, IBM
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

With the rise of e-commerce, it’s more important than ever that companies optimize delivery experiences so that customers receive their orders when and how they want them. In this session, Jeanette Barlow, a VP of Supply Chain at IBM, will discuss how AI solutions are helping omnichannel retailers deliver the perfect order from fulfillment to the door while still maintaining their margins.

How to Delight the Digital Customer in Retail

Speakers: Bart De Muynck, VP Analyst, Gartner; Tom Enright, VP Analyst, Gartner
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Join VP Analyst at Gartner, Bart De Muynck, as he discusses how you can use new technology to remain competitive in the new age of retail. Learn how you can apply these strategies to your fulfillment processes to win customers and stay relevant.

The Penalty Conundrum — Suppliers and Retailers Can Both Benefit From Renewed Focus on OTIF

Speaker: Simon Bailey, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Learn how a leading retailer is using tighter delivery windows and higher On-Time, In Full (OTIF) targets to identify underperforming areas and better serve its customers.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Accenture: The New Enabler of Profitable Growth: A Client Panel Discussion

Speakers: Erik Olson, NA Functional Managing Director for Supply Chain & Operations, Accenture
Gary Hanifan, Accenture Leadership, Accenture
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Hear from a panel of supply chain experts as they discuss how you can garner insights from your existing logistics data to perpetually adapt to a changing market. By applying these insights to your business, you can create a better customer experience and enable sustainable growth.

Competitive Secrets of Customer-Centric Supply Chains

Speaker: Lisa Callinan, VP, Team Manager, Gartner
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Lisa Callinan of Gartner will discuss how hyper-personalization of products and real time interaction with customers helps create the perfect supply chain. She’ll also share how leading retailers are leveraging digital to meet the rapidly evolving needs of customers.

Blume Global: How to Create a Robust Supply Chain Ecosystem With Advanced Technology

Speakers: Tracy Rosser, Senior Vice President, Transportation & Supply Chain, Walmart; Pervinder Johar, CEO, Blume Global
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

How can supply chain leaders continuously adapt while still delivering the best delivery experiences to customers? In this session, hear from two seasoned supply chain executives as they discuss optimal strategies for getting the most from your supply chain while still keeping the customer in mind.

Gartner’s Top Supply Chain Cost-Optimization Opportunities in Logistics and Fulfillment

Speaker: Greg Aimi, VP, Team Manager, Gartner
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM

Decreasing costs is important, but not at the expense of the customer experience. This session explores how you can optimize costs in a way that benefits both your business and your customers.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Clinic: How to Foster Continuous Improvement with your 3PL Warehouse/Fulfillment Provider

Speaker: Courtney Rogerson, Sr. Principal Analyst, Gartner
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The right allies can make or break your business. Join Courtney Rogerson, Sr. Principal Analyst at Gartner, for this tactical session on how you can negotiate and deploy successful agreements with your 3PL warehouse and fulfillment partners.

Fulfillment in the Future? It’ll Be a Physical Digital Thing

Speakers: Bart De Muynck, VP Analyst, Gartner; Tom Enright, VP Analyst, Gartner
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Collaboration is the key to successful fulfillment. Join these Gartner analysts in their discussion about what advancements are needed across the board in order for businesses to meet consumer expectations.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Is Centralizing Customer Fulfillment the Right Design for Your Business?

Speaker: Beth Coppinger, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

With companies becoming more and more global, it’s important for customer fulfillment teams to adapt to this changing landscape. In this session, you’ll learn best practices for centralizing team objectives and giving your organization the tools it needs to succeed.