GS1 Connect 2020Las Vegas, Nevada
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The opportunity to meet with your trading partners in an informal setting to discuss best practices and business processes that will help drive efficiency in your supply chain.
Explore the list of companies that hosted roundtables at GS1 Connect 2019 below:
Thursday, June 20 12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Traceability processes and GS1 US requirements for the Arby's system
We'd like to meet with our trading partners to discuss our GS1 requirements for the Arby's system, as well as how we can work collaboratively to drive the highest level of product traceability.
Company Participants: Stacie Sanders, GS1 Manager; Matt Cosson, SVP - Distribution & Logistics
Wednesday, June 19 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Thursday, June 20 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Process improvements related to GDSN, EDI, GS1-128, data accuracy and quality, images and marketing content
Beaver Street Fisheries would like to meet with our customers and trading partners to discuss our business initiatives related to GDSN, Blockchain, EDI, sales, and marketing to improve business relationships. We welcome the opportunity to share our vision with our trading partners as we commit to the GDSN initiative and improve real world product information communications and effectiveness.
Company Participants: Raymond Poinsette, Director of Process Improvement; Kerri Francis, Senior Product Information Analyst; Brandon Ballew, GDSN/Compliance Analyst; Stephen Matthew, Business Data Analyst; Bluzette Carline, Director of Marketing
Data Pool Change
We'd like to meet with our trading partners to discuss our Data Pool change and what to expect from that change in the future.
Company Participants: Steve Reiling, Director of Non-Foods/Supply Chain; Tommy Franklin, Applications Specialist
Wednesday, June 19 12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Traceability; Produce traceability standards; Traceability data exchange methods; Traceability technologies; traceability data validation best practices.
Chick-fil-A would like to meet with our trading partners to discuss how we can work together to drive better traceability standards in the food industry.
Company Participants: Jordan Lee, Principle Team Leader, Supply Chain Tech Integration; Aaron Curtis, Sr. Lead Analyst, Enterprise Analytics
Friday, June 21 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Item Synchronization; Marketing & Nutritional Data; Data Quality; EDI
Dot Foods would like to meet with our customers and supplier trading partners to discuss item synchronization including complete marketing & nutritional data and our data accuracy program.
Company Participants: Debbie Bower, Director of E-Commerce; Jenna Vermillion, E-Commerce Team Leader; Mary Martin, E-Commerce Analyst; Bailey Keech, E-Commerce Analyst
Thursday, June 20 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM
Friday, June 21 11:35 AM – 12:10 :PM
Scorecards; Data Quality; Item Completeness; Foodbuy / Compass Initiatives; Manufacturer Feedback
Foodbuy is interested in collaborative discussion with Trading Partners on the topics of data quality & scorecarding, Foodbuy / Compass Group needs and initiatives, and partner feedback.
Company Participants: Andrew Weingarth, Director, Data Strategy and Operations
Wednesday, June 19 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM
Gordon’s GDSN Engagement Campaign; GDSN-Integrated New Item Sourcing and Setup; Item Synchronization, Accuracy and Completeness; and Image Requirements.
Gordon Food Service is fully engaged with GDSN and we invite our vendor partners to learn more about how we use their data, our expectations and why it's become more important than ever to publish via GDSN. Realizing that accurate and complete product information is vital to a great customer experience, we are actively integrating GDSN-supplied content throughout our systems to our end-user customers.
Company Participants: Kathryn Moore, Project Lead, GDSN and EDI; Chad Metz, Merchandising Operations Analyst;
Sorangel Gakwandi, Administrator, Supplier Central
Friday, June 21 12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
EDI; GDSN; New Item Setup; Item Maintenance; Content Management
We'd like to meet with our trading partners to discuss opportunities, answer questions related to GDSN and see how we can better support data synchronization.
Company Participants: Amy Heller, Enterprise Data; Sowmya Mahadevan, Enterprise Data
Join us to discuss any questions, learnings, challenges and benefits you have adopting GS1 US Foodservice Standards for the Subway System.
Join our team to bring up any topic you want us to address regarding GS1 Foodservice standards.
Company Participants: Priyanka Rajvanshi, GS1 Standards Manager; Katherine Ramos, Program Manager, Traceability; Evelyn Lucas, Supply Chain Data Manager; Lucelena Angarita, Director, Supply Chain Systems & Standards; Rick Buttner, Sr. Director, Supply Chain Operations
Wednesday, June 19 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM
Item Submission; Attribution; Vendor Scorecard; Images; eCommerce; Direct Ship
Kroger would like to meet with our trading partners to have open discussion around Item Submission & Attribution, Data Curation & Accuracy and eCommerce Integration
Company Participants: Mark Quertinmont, Director Corp Data Integrity; Joe Meyer, Application Analyst Technology; Chris Capato, Digital Sr Manager Item Control & Management; Suzanne Warner, Digital Data Integrity Analyst Corp Retail Ops
Friday, June 21 11:35 AM – 12:50 PM
Vendor Direct Fulfillment; EDI; RFID requirements and use cases; Transportation; Product onboarding and product management; Accounts Payable questions
Macy's would like to collaborate with our trading partners on a variety of topics including RFID, EDI, Product Management, and Transportation.
Company Participants: Kris Whitney, VP Accounts Payable; Deb Brown, Director Product Management; Pam Sweeney, SVP Logistics Systems
Data Accuracy; Data Synchronization; New Item Setup; EDI
We would like to meet with our trading partners to discuss new item setup, data accuracy, data synchronization and any other topics that are important to our trading partners.
Company Participants: Beckey James, EC Manager
Friday, June 21 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM
Data synchronization; New Item Sourcing System; Item Images; Data completeness and accuracy; EDI requirements
We would like to invite our suppliers to meet with us to discuss the progress we have made together in data synchronization and next steps needed to sync complete sets of data. We will also take this opportunity to discuss next steps needed to increase EDI participation amongst our trading partners.
Company Participants: Brad Best, Senior Director, EDM; Brett Streeter, Manager, Data Stewardship; April Moots, GDSN Coordinator
Friday, June 21 11:35 AM – 12:10 PM
New GS1 Requirements; New Item Set Up Changes; Commonly Missed Attributes; Supplier Compliance Scores
Reinhart values meeting our trading partners because it allows us to discuss opportunities and best practices from across the industry. Our supplier community and we must continue to embrace change; having a chance to communicate face-to-face helps everyone involved to get it right!
Company Participants: Cindy Boos, Master Data Manager; Amanda Ziehme, Master Data GS1 Liason
GDSN; STEP Application for Product MDM; PLM; PIM
We would like to meet with our trading partners to address questions and have a conversation about Retail Business' participation in GDSN as well as the use of our Product Master Data Management tool.
Company Participants: Jessica Edmondson, Manager of Data Governance; Nicolette Pratt, Data Governance Analyst
Synchronization with Sam’s Club; Item Creation; Item Maintenance; Future of Item Management
The Sam’s Club team would like to meet with you to discuss synchronization, item creation and item maintenance. Stop by and see us today!
Company Participants: Cherise Allison, Senior Manager - Merchandising Solutions; Sonya Thomas, Manager - Merchandising Solutions, Jennifer Treat, Manager - Merchandising Solutions; Stephen Leo, Senior Product Manager
Data Governance; Data Quality; Global Data Synchronization and Extended Product Data Attribution; New Item Introduction; EDI and Supply Chain
We'd like to meet with our trading partners to convey our requirements and answer questions concerning our initiatives around GS1 Standards and Consumer Transparency.
Company Participants: Mike Durning, Manager, Digital Assets & Standards; Christine McMaster, Director, Data Governance
Item Setup; Item Maintenance; Industry Standards; GTIN Compliance; GDSN; What's new with Walmart.
We'd like to meet you! Please stop by with any questions regarding Item Setup & Management with Walmart, Industry Standards requirements, or anything else top of mind.
Company Participants: Vanessa Benshoof, Sr. Project Manager ll - Item File Development; Lindsay Garrett, Project Manager - Item File Communication & Training; Tracy Scott, Sr. Director - Item File Development
Data Quality; Expanded GDSN Attribute Requirements; New Vendor Requirements for Supply Chain and EDI; Master Data Management
If you are a supplier for Wegmans, we strongly encourage you to visit our roundtable to learn about our updated trading partner requirements to support our supply chain initiatives. We will also share our new playlist of GDSN attribution, and changes to expect in introducing your items to Wegmans, as we implement new PIM strategies this year!
Company Participants: Kathy Welch, Master Data Management; Brian Becker, Master Data Management
We’re adding to the conference agenda weekly. Give us your contact information and we’ll keep you up-to-date on all the exciting changes and additions to the GS1 Connect 2019 schedule.