Retail is facing great challenges from customer behavior changes, labor shortages, and the technology revolution. The industry is using analytics not just to meet those challenges, but also to grow customer demand, improve efficiency, and expand their business. Classic analytics approaches including inventory management, workforce optimization, and vehicle routing are extremely valuable in overcoming those challenges. With enormous amounts of customer data and the support of innovative decision science and AI technologies, retailers are in a unique position to further enhance their competitive advantages. Industry leaders will discuss their first-hand experience in applying emerging technologies to uncover growth opportunities.
Boosting Delivery Time Predictions With Machine Learning
Speaker: Matthias Mozer, Senior Tech Lead: Data Science at Wayfair
Faster Exact Methods for Large Scale Real-time Logistics Operations — Implications for Practice
Speaker: Amelia Regan, Director, Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics at University of Washington
People, Process, Technology/AI
Speaker: Achille Ettorre, Master of Management Analytics & AI at Ettorre & Associates Ltd.