News | September 6, 2017

LLamasoft To Lead Conversations On Supply Chain Transformation And Excellence At CSCMP EDGE 2017

ANN ARBOR, MICH.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimization software and solutions, today announced details of its participation at CSCMP EDGE 2017, taking place September 24-27, 2017 in Atlanta. At the event, LLamasoft will partner with customers Michael Kors, U.S. Silica and Argos to share innovative new approaches to supply chain planning, transformation and excellence. These companies will discuss the benefits of such initiatives, implementations and best practices for replicating this success across your own organization.

CSCMP EDGE 2017, September 24-27, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

Hosted by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), #EDGE2017 brings together over 3,000 supply chain professionals and thought leaders each year to exchange ideas and learn how to make their supply chains work more efficiently, effectively and exceptionally. LLamasoft will co-present alongside three of its customers to discuss their journeys to supply chain excellence:

 

A New Approach to Supply Chain Planning

     

Who:

  Jeff Metersky, VP, Solution Strategy, LLamasoft
    Het Naik, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Strategy and Network Optimization, U.S. Silica
     

What:

  This session will cover one of the fastest-growing approaches to supply chain planning: applications. Many global supply chain leaders have developed powerful, tailored analytics “apps” to solve supply chain planning problems; these apps are based on detailed models of the supply chain and fill the gaps in traditional planning software deployments.
     

When:

  Monday, September 25, 2017; from 2:00-3:00pm ET
     

Where:

  Georgia World Congress Center
    285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
    Atlanta, GA 30313
     
    EDGE Session 2, Level 2 C201
     

Argos: Omni-Channel Transformation Leveraging the Store Network

     

Who:

  Jeff Metersky, VP, Solution Strategy, LLamasoft
    Phil Hull, Distribution Director, Argos
    Phil Gibbs, Executive Director EMEA, LLamasoft
     

What:

 

Argos, a £5.7bn UK retailer operating 840+ stores, transformed to an agile fulfilment model, with same-day choice of delivery window or store pick-up to 95% UK households. Argos began this five year transformation plan in 2013, which leveraged LLamasoft modeling technology. This session will discuss how that transformation was made, and what lessons were learned along the way.

     
   

As a result of LLamasoft’s work with Argos, this customer case study has been nominated for the The CSCMP and SupplyChainBrainSupply Chain Innovation Award™. In this session at CSCMP EDGE, both LLamasoft and Argos will present and compete as one of six finalists for this year’s award.

     

When:

  Tuesday, September 26, 2017; from 3:45-5:00pm ET
     

Where:

  Georgia World Congress Center
    285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
    Atlanta, GA 30313
     
    EDGE Session 6, Level 2 C205
     

Foot on the Gas: Michael Kors' Journey Towards Supply Chain Design Excellence

     

Who:

  Peter Hunnewell, Director, Supply Chain Strategy, Michael Kors
    Toby Brzoznowski, Executive VP Sales & Marketing, LLamasoft
     

What:

  This session will outline how Michael Kors advanced its supply chain performance by accelerating the supply chain design technology and process maturity. Follow Michael Kors' journey in building a sustainable internal competency for design through network modeling and analysis.
     

When:

  Tuesday, September 26, 2017; from 3:45-5:00pm ET
     

Where:

  Georgia World Congress Center
    285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
    Atlanta, GA 30313
     
    EDGE Session 6, Level 1 C105
     

In order for conference attendees to extract the most value from these sessions, LLamasoft will also host the following extended Q&As with co-presenting customers in booth #414.

  • Monday, September 25, 5:30-6:00pm ET: Het Naik, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Strategy and Network Optimization, U.S. Silica
  • Tuesday September 26, 1:30-2:00pm ET: Peter Hunnewell, Director, Supply Chain Strategy, Michael Kors

LLamasoft experts will also be available in booth #414 to answer any questions related to your supply chain planning challenges and needs.

For more information about LLamasoft, visit: www.llamasoft.com.

For more information about #EDGE2017, visit: www.cscmpedge.org.

About LLamasoft, Inc.

LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.


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