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DEMATIC - Overcoming the ‘Amazon Effect’ with Micro-Fulfillment Technology (60 Min. Webinar)

Date:   Mar 05, 2020 - Mar 05, 2020
Time:   12:00 PM
Location:   Adobe Connect link to be provided 48 hours prior to session

CPD:     2 Credits
Price:     Member: $50

Non-member: $75

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Why this Webinar?      


With increasing labour costs and supply chain pressures for faster, more accurate, and responsive operations all the way down to last mile order fulfillment, SCM professionals need to build new strategies to meet customer demand. Micro-Fulfillment technology, initially designed to meet the challenges associated with urbanization and e-commerce, has found ways to benefit businesses across markets. A mini or micro-automated system, Micro-Fulfillment allows businesses the ability to fully automate material handling in a footprint the size of a backroom in a retail store, optimizing space, better managing inventory, and helping you move goods quickly and efficiently. In this session, participants will learn how to build strategies to address the challenges of the changing consumer profile and how to grow business in our E-commerce-driven economic climate.

Key Learning Outcome(s):      

  • What is Micro-Fulfillment and why this new technology impacting the industry
  • How to develop a strategy to build business and profit in high-density, urban areas
  • How to combat the ‘Amazon Effect’ in supply chain operations
  • How to analyze operational data to quantify ROI around Micro-Fulfillment technology
Instructions to join the meeting:    
  • Upon Clicking the link to attend, select Enter As A Guest. Type the name to be used as your idntifier in the meeting.
  • If your connection to the server fails, Adobe Connect displays an error message. It provides a link to a test wizard, which leads you through a series of steps to test your connection status.

  • High speed internet connection
  • Microphone
  • Speakers

About the Instructor:

Matt Walker, Disruptor, Dematic

Matt is involved in the commercialisation of new solutions at Dematic. He currently serves as Disruptor / Voice of the Customer for Micro-Fulfillment, constantly challenging Dematic to respond to the ever-changing market needs in order to create customer advocates. His international experience in the grocery industry from merchandising to supply chain/logistics enables him to support business development and sales and ensure our customers have a thorough understanding of the many ways Micro-Fulfillment can provide seamless online and instore experience for consumers. Matt is currently ‘on tour’ in North America and Europe sharing the benefits of Dematic’s ability to power the future of commerce.

Read Matt’s latest Blog Post to find out more:


Refund and Cancellation Policy: 


  • Registrants will receive a full refund to courses cancelled by Supply Chain Canada, Alberta Institute.
  • Registrants who have received written acceptance into a course and provide written notice to Supply Chain Canada, Alberta Institute of their withdrawal from the course 14 days or more prior to the first day of class, will be provided a full refund. After 14 days prior up to 2 days prior to the start of the class, Supply Chain Canada, Alberta Institute will refund half the course registration fee. After the 2- day period, refunds will not be granted.


Due to unforeseen circumstance if Supply Chain Canada - Alberta Institute cancels an event all registrants will be offered the option to transfer the registration to a future event or receive a refund.

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