March 7th 2018 @ 2:00PM CST / 3:00PM EST / 12:00PM PST

Global supply chain executive, Peter Melville, will compare supply chain digital innovations of the past 20 years to the current innovations that help to accelerate supply chain processes which, ultimately drive products to market ahead of consumer expectations. Peter will dig deep into the role Amazon has played in transforming these digital innovations and to what effect that has on the retail industry as a whole.  

Digital innovations play an important, direct and positive role in bringing new products to market faster than ever before. Software Automation Tools, AI, Robotics, Analytics & Visualized Data are just some of the trends having an effect on today’s supply chains. Peter will discuss these trends and share thoughts on which trends will have the greatest impacts on the retail industry. 

Learn how Peter Melville and DB Schenker use digital innovations to power basic supply chains to increase speed to market, reduce costs, increase profits and growth in his powerful, informative presentation.

Date: On Demand

Time: On Demand

Featuring: Peter Melville, Head of Retail Supply Chains, DB Schenker & Eric Linxwiler, Sr. VP of Americas, CBX Software

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SPEAKERS

Peter Melville, Head of Retail Supply Chains, DB Schenker

Peter Melville has been involved in the Supply Chain Industry since 1992. He has lived and worked throughout Asia and has been involved with retail supply chain management since 1996.

Peter’s primary focus is on importing / exporting merchandise in and out of Asia. Peter has extensive experience in time and process management of critical path logistics throughout the

APAC region. Peter is also equipped with experience in temperature controlled, pharmaceutical and high value products. Peter has been a guest lecturer at the University of Queensland and a past State President and Board Member of the Logistics Association of Australia.

Eric Linxwiler, Sr. VP of Americas, CBX Software

Eric Linxwiler joined CBX in 2013 and is Senior Vice President of the Americas, where he leads all of the company’s sales, strategic business development and general operations.  Eric has over 25 years of experience building enterprise software and cloud platform service companies with a specialty in PLM, Sourcing and Supply Chain optimization. Prior to joining CBX, Eric managed the Business Development operations for Direct EDI, Inc. in San Diego, California, where he helped grow the company from an early stage start-up to a multi-million dollar organization that was acquired by SPS Commerce.