12:30pm – October 13th 2020

Scandit – Smartphones in the last mile: Key learnings from selection to deployment

Postal and delivery companies face critical decisions around which technologies to deploy in last-mile workflows. Smartphone technology is challenging the status quo of traditional dedicated devices. In this session, you’ll hear why Swiss Post felt the need to re-evaluate its use of dedicated devices, what convinced them to deploy smartphones, the challenges of implementation during Covid-19, and the outcomes they have seen so far.

Jerome Baudin, Product Owner Post Logistics Nemo Mobile Apps, Swiss Post, Switzerland

Jérôme Baudin is the product owner for the Post Logistics department (parcel delivery) mobile apps at Swiss Post. He is responsible for improving and integrating new business products into the apps that the delivery agents work with on a daily basis

Sebastian Schmid, Delivery Lead Nemo Mobile Apps, Swiss Post, Switzerland

Sebastian Schmid is responsible for the development of mobile apps used by the delivery agents and postmen at Swiss Post. Within the last two years, three DevOps teams were established with the end-to-end responsibility for the operations and development of around 20 apps, which are used by approximately 15’000 postmen on a daily basis.

Christian Floerkemeier, CTO, VP Product and co-founder, Scandit, Switzerland

As CTO and VP Product, Scandit co-founder Christian Floerkemeier is responsible for Scandit’s product strategy and roadmap and is the technical lead behind Scandit’s patented Barcode Scanner technology. Before founding Scandit, Christian was the Associate Director of the Auto-ID Lab at MIT and a member of the MIT research team that developed the RFID technology which is today in use in major supply chains. Christian also co-founded Fosstrak, the leading open-source RFID software platform that implements the EPC Network specification. He was the technical program chair of the Internet of Things Conference in 2008 and IEEE RFID 2009 and general chair of IEEE RFID 2011. Christian received a PhD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich and a Bachelor and MEng degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

12:00pm – October 14th 2020

MHS – Sorting systems: hardware + software for the highest reliability and availability

Businesses are moving towards continuous challenges. Processes need to be fast, accurate, flexible more than ever. Precision and optimization have become the new essential requirements. HC-Loop is the MHS cross belt sorter to bring your operational activities to the next level. A dive into the system to help you reaching the best performance.

12:30pm – October 15th 2020

Solystic – Sorting factory: an innovative combination of robotics technologies

To sort increasing volumes of small e-commerce parcels efficiently and effectively, Solystic designs ‘sorting factories’ that feature innovative technologies on very limited footprints. With robotic singulation and induction to sorters, the integrated solution uses Soly mobile robots to execute a sequenced sortation process with two passes.