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3M Supply Chain Solutions, a division of diversified technology company 3M and the international operating arm of HighJump Software, will be hosting a one-day seminar on the theme Getting a better return on your Supply Chain Investment on Wednesday 14 May at 3M Centre in Bracknell, Berkshire, UK.
After the success of last years Warehouse Management Vendor Seminar, we are holding another free discussion group for warehouse, logistics and IT professionals as well as end-users, comments Leo Valentin, General Manager EMEA, 3M Supply Chain Solutions. The seminar will address major issues including the benefits of voice technology, performance measurement techniques and how fast-moving enterprises can squeeze the most out of their supply chain investment.
In a series of sessions from 9.30am until 3.30pm, delegates will hear from the following mix of vendor, consultancy and end user experts:
European RF and voice solutions provider Zetes will be on hand to discuss and demonstrate the latest voice technology being deployed today and how an investment in voice solutions can optimise your current warehouse performance.
* Mike Dymond, Key Performance Improvement Ltd
Key Performance Improvement Ltd, a leading logistics performance consultancy, will present how, through a performance measurement and modelling exercise, a leading UK retailer was able to avoid a considerable capital spend and make a 10 million + annual saving by rationalising its distribution network.
* Jonathan Jackman, 3M Supply Chain Solutions
3M Supply Chain Solutions, a leading Supply Chain Execution vendor, will demonstrate how an adaptable technical architecture, and the ability to deploy functionality outside of the traditional WMS, can greatly improve a companys return on its supply chain investment.
* Haydn Costin, gm2 Logistics
Learn how UK paper products distributor gm2 Logistics has improved the performance of its warehouse operations and exploited its investment in warehouse management systems by turning its WMS from a locked vault into a library.
3M is a $24.5 billion diversified technology company which, since 1902, has been creating innovative products that help make the world healthier, safer and more productive. Well known 3M brands include Scotch, Post-it, Scotchgard, Thinsulate and Scotch-Brite.
3M employs 76,200 people worldwide, producing thousands of innovative products for customers in dozens of diverse markets in some 200 countries. Its 45 technology platforms touch nearly every aspect of modern life - the company has applied its expertise in RFID technology to deliver biometric passports; it is using its understanding of the healthcare industry to provide hospitals with infection prevention and detection solutions; and its digital signage offerings are revolutionising the way businesses communicate with their customers, their employees and the general public.
The UK and Ireland is home to one of the largest 3M subsidiaries outside the USA, employing 4000 people across 18 locations, including 12 manufacturing sites. Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, occupational health and environmental safety equipment, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products, drug delivery systems, high-performance coatings, secure documents and passport scanners.