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Top 5 Customer Sessions at Sapphire for Logistics Professionals you cannot miss!

Sapphire is just few days away! In addition to the TOP 5 Customer Sessions for Supply Chain Planners, here are the top 5 must-see customer sessions from a Logistics perspective at this year’s SAPPHIRE:


DAY 1 (Tuesday)

TOP SESSION: Komplett 2.0 – Enabling Home Delivery for Groceries Session SCM7856

May 16 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Komplett, which last year implemented the SAP Transportation Management application (release 9.3) in 90 days, is now sharing its experience in achieving flexibility and overcoming transportation and distribution complexities associated with its new high-volume distribution initiative. Learn how Komplett is integrating pick-by-voice to significantly improve pick-and-pack accuracy.
Explore Patterson’s Journey to Improve Fulfillment Speed and Accuracy with SAP Extended Warehouse Management Session WD7230

May 16 at 12:30 p.m. – 01:30 p.m.

Share our experience and learn how Patterson Companies, a leading dental, and veterinary supplies wholesale distribution company along with MSCG, a leading SAP Partner in SAP EWM, created a best-in-class warehouse management system and fulfillment operation using SAP EWM. This session will highlight Patterson’s journey to improve speed and accuracy in its distribution and fulfillment operation using SAP EWM, Pick by Voice, Conveyor Integration, and Pick to Shipping Box.


Get to know Nexeo Solutions’ approach to Optimize Its Private Fleet with SAP Transportation Management Session CHM6524

May 16 at 02:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.

Learn how Nexeo Solutions utilizes SAP Transportation Management to make the best use of its private fleet of trucks, including route optimization, dispatch, and freight settlement. Find out what it took to implement SAP Transportation Management, as well as to integrate it with third-party applications for telematics and proof of delivery.


DAY 2 (Wednesday)

Goodyear Tire Standardizes Its Warehouses Globally Utilizing SAP Extended Warehouse Management Session SCM7152

May 17 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will share its experience implementing the SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application in North America, as well as how it used the lessons learned to successfully implement a new global standard across its strategic warehouses. This session will share the process from defining a global business blueprint, to determining the most appropriate technical landscape, to identifying the lessons learned from the first global pilot implementation.


DAY 3 (Thursday)

Get lessons learned from Bechtle AG: Implementing Smart Glass Picking On Top of SAP Extended Warehouse Management Session WD6597

May 18 at 03:30 p.m. – 04:30 p.m.

Learn how Bechtle AG uses smart glasses for warehouse picking to increase productivity and picking accuracy. The warehouse workers at Bechtle get all the relevant information displayed in their field of sight by the SAP AR Warehouse Picker mobile app. This app was designed for smart glasses and communicates with SAP Extended Warehouse Management.

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