How to achieve ROI with Digital Supply Chain Technologies


A Food Logistics & Generix Group Panel Discussion
Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM Central Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour


For companies operating warehouses within their supply chains, digital transformation initiatives have become a critical component to attain resilience and move beyond the challenges encountered with the COVID-19 pandemic. These initiatives must provide ROI, achieved by leveraging various technologies and concepts that impact the warehouse and overall supply chain of the organization.

  • Automation
  • Integration
  • Execution

Panelists will explore these 3 fundamental concepts that make the case for ROI, including deciding what, and how, to upgrade in your warehouse digital technology stack.

Moreover, this discussion will include context relating to leveraging technologies used to combat the challenges amplified by COVID-19 in food and beverage organizations.





Ann Yates, Pre-Sales Engineer, Generix Group North America

Ann Yates is a Pre-sales Engineer for the Solochain Warehouse Management System, developed by Generix. 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 best warehouse practices.



Emilio Colangelo, Supply Chain Consultant, LIDD

Emilio Colangelo is a Director based in LIDD’s Montreal office and a leader in LIDD’s NetSuite and strategy practices. He is responsible for developing integrated supply chain strategies, managing client relationships, and overseeing the work of LIDD employees dedicated to NetSuite’s configuration, implementation, and integration. Since joining LIDD in 2016, Emilio has worked with leading US & Canadian companies in the Food & Beverage, eCommerce, Publishing, Manufacturing and 3PL Logistics industries. His consulting experience spans a wide range of mandates including physical infrastructure design, supply chain software selection & implementation, and S&OP process design



Peter Zalinski, Director Partner Solutions, Barcoding Inc.

Director and consultant for vendor partnerships and opportunity management. Award-winning supply chain technology professional with over 20 years of experience in automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and process improvement. Skilled listener, educator and mindful leader, guiding and mentoring cross-functional teams to create and implement solutions that create value, inform client business strategy and drive growth. Dependable subject matter expert who uncovers untapped potential in operations, redefines processes, recommends solutions, and clearly explains the impacts and benefits of business transformation. Member of the Advisory Council for the Lubar School's Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI)



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