Webinar: Meeting the Amazon Challenges with Efficiencies, Visibility and Technology
Attend the session to understand from subject matter expert how to compete with Amazon.
Topics to be covered:
• How to leverage your brick and mortar stores
• Fulfillment options in house or outsource
• Delivery speed – balancing speed vs cost
• Trends today and the future
Speaker: Jay Kent, Managing Director, SLB Performance
Jay has more than 25 years of experience in growth and turn-around companies with deep expertise in supply chain, global/domestic transportation, operations, omni-channel, retail, B2B, 3rd party logistics, vendor management, manufacturing (nutraceutical and pharmaceutical), raw material procurement, contract sales, industrial engineering, inventory planning/allocation, technology deployment, wholesale and C-Suite executive leadership for medium to Fortune 150 companies.
Prior to SLB Performance, Jay was the Chief Supply Chain Officer for General Nutrition Centers (GNC) responsible forend-to-end supply chain from seed to shelf for the 9100 stores worldwide in over 50 countries, omni-channel fulfillment, manufacturing, wholesale and contract sales business. Jay was responsible for the strategy/design and supply chain transformation for several companies in his career. Prior to GNC, Jay held senior executive leadership positions for Kohl’s Department Stores, Linens N Things, Macy’s, Toys R Us and Tiger Direct.
Jay serves on the University of Pittsburgh Katz Business School Advisory Council, Supply Chain Leaders Council for Retail Industry Leaders (RILA) and speaks at conferences throughout the US on a multitude of topics that affect business leaders today.