The 2018 E-commerce and Fulfillment Forum will cover:
The Last Mile
A critical review of how organizations might approach the last mile – the pitfalls, challenges and opportunities.
Outlining how speed to market is a key differentiator and how the whole end to end supply chain must engage in the fulfillment approach, rather than the silo’d view of “the delivery truck”.
Understanding how the singles fulfillment piece may ultimately converge with the conventional retail distribution network
Co-existence of eCommerce and Retail Stores
The future of Bricks and Mortar
Radical shifts in the retail landscape; changes in consumer spending, the over-retailed marketplace & the race to the bottom discounting
Technology advancement and the impact on retailers
Speakers include: Ben Conwell, Senior Managing Director | Cushman & Wakefield Ecommerce & Electronic Specialty Practice Group Leader.
Ben is Senior Managing Director and Practice Leader for Cushman & Wakefield’s eCommerce and Electronic Fulfillment Specialty Practice Group for the Americas. His responsibilities include counsel on strategy, site selection, design and execution for leading retail and logistics occupiers and investors, intellectual property presentation and business development. As leader of the Special Practice Group, Ben provides Cushman & Wakefield clients the most up to date market-leading counsel to effectively plan and execute their supply chain and fulfillment and real estate strategies. He is a Senior Certified Supply Chain Professional and a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Gary Newbury, Executive Program Manager | Gordon Food Services, Last Mile Strategy & Distribution Network Efficiencies.
Gary Newbury is a Retail Value Chain Strategist and an eCommence fulfillment design and implementation expert. He is a recognized as a thought leader in Retail Supply Chain Management and Last Mile Logistics by the Retail Council of Canada and is a speaker at their events.His 30-year experience of retail logistics is notable for rapidly tackling and transforming underperforming distribution networks, alongside leadership within high growth organizations on a national and international basis.