Warehousing Educational Research Council Webinar

Published on 29 June 2020

Warehousing Educational Research Council Webinar
Industry Insight & Outreach Manager

Post-Pandemic Impacts on the DC & How to Ensure Resiliency

August 6th, 1PM CT

WERC Webinar Synopsis: 

As the coronavirus outbreak has spread, unprecedented challenges have arisen in distribution centers all over the world. 

Extraordinary measures have been taken to keep goods and services moving. The need to quickly develop and adopt new capabilities that ensure long-term resiliency is now firmly on everyone’s minds.

This webinar session will address 3 fundamental shifts on the DC, their impacts, and how to build the capabilities required to maximize resiliency and long-term sustainability.

  1. Consumption Changes - how consumer consumption patterns effect the DC’s processes and strategies to meet the new demands.
  2. Re-Shoring Manufacturing
  3. Robotics and Automation

Length: 30-minutes | Fee: Complimentary

If you want to attend this Live Webinar and have a chance to interact with our subject matter experts, go to WERC’s registration page. If you are not a WERC member, you can still register by creating a guest profile on WERC’s registration page.

You can also to watch the webinar at your leisure by filling the form to secure the recording, here on this web page. 





Doug Mefford is a 25+ year veteran in the Supply Chain industry.  His diverse background includes roles across many operational functions from inventory control to operational leadership within an Omni Channel distribution operation.  Additionally, within the software space he has held roles including quality and business analyst, design lead and product management.  He brings his cross functional experience in supply chain operations and software product delivery to bear in helping define the direction for Generix Group North America’s Solochain WMS.

Ann Yates is a Pre-Sales Engineer for the Solochain Warehouse Management System, by Generix Group North America.  With 25 years’ experience managing complex projects in the distribution, retail and manufacturing industry, Ann has utilized her expertise in warehouse management to perform operational reviews, manage WMS implementations, and define warehouse best practices.