Digital Edition • June 8-10, 2021
Come meet with your trading partners to discuss everything related to supply chain efficiency! The Trading Partner Roundtable sessions are designed to facilitate collaborative trading partner to trading partner discussions on the use of standards-based best practices across retailers, brands, healthcare providers, foodservice operators, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and purchasing organizations.
Who should register?You must have an All-Access Pass to participate and attendance is open to those in a trading partner role. All-access Pass registrants will receive an email with details in May on how to reserve a seat.
When can I register?Register for the conference early to secure your seat! Trading Partner Roundtable session reservations will open on May 17, 2021 and will be confirmed in the order they are received. Registered attendees will receive an email with details on how to reserve their seat. We reserve the right to limit the number of seats per company per session based on space availability to allow for more trading partner representation.
Explore the growing list of companies that are hosting virtual roundtables below:
Ben E Keith Foods
Date and Time Wednesday, June 9, 3:00 – 3:30 pm
In an effort to fully support the launch of Ben E Keith's new ecommerce platform we are asking all suppliers to fully commit to publishing complete and accurate data with images for all stocked product.
Key Business Topics Ben E Keith GS1 Attribute and Image Requirements
Company Participants Steve Reiling, Corporate Director Master Data & Procurement Systems; Kari Miller, Master Data Coordinator
Date and Time Tuesday, June 8, 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Dillard's looks forward to meeting with our Vendor Partners to share our experiences, what we learned this past year and ways we can work together to improve our supply chain in 2021!
Key Business Topics Supply Chain Initiatives; RFID Update; Ebiz Improvements; Drop Ship; Improving Customer Experience
Company Participants Anita Spence, Director, Vendor Relations; Theresa Bartolin, Manager, Vendor Relations
Date and Time Thursday, June 10, 3:00 – 3:30 pm
We would like to meet with our trading partners to discuss any questions regarding the completeness or accuracy of their item data. The team will also be available to discuss our upcoming new requirements.
Key Business TopicsComplete Item Data; Marketing and Nutritional Data; Image Requirements; Data Accuracy
Company Participants Jenna Vermillion, Master Data Manager; Debbie Bower, Director of B2B Integrations and Master Data; Mary Martin, Client Integrations Team Leader
Gordon Food Service
Date and Time Thursday, June 10, 3:00 – 3:30 PM
We're here to answer any questions you may have about the importance of complete and accurate product data, publishing via GDSN, or how we use your published content.
Key Business TopicsQuestion and answer session; Accurate Product Data; GDSN; Published Content
Company Participants Kathryn Moore, Sr. Administrator, Project Lead - GDSN and EDI; Chad Metz, Sr. Analyst, Master Data; Sorangel Gakwandi, Administrator, Supplier Portal & GDSN
Date and Time Tuesday, June 8, 3:00 – 3:30 PM
We would like to meet with our trading partners to answer any questions you may have. We would also like to discuss the importance of getting item information correct the first time and the importance of keeping the item information accurate.
Key Business Topics Data Accuracy; New Item Setup; Data Synchronization; EDI
Company Participants Beckey James, EC Manager; Tammy Fields, Supply Chain Services Manager
Performance Food Group
Date and Time Wednesday, June 9, 3:00 – 3:30 PM
We invite our trading partners to discuss PFG's GDSN strategy, continued integration between PFG and Reinhart Foodservice, score-carding and image progress.
Key Business TopicsScore carding; Data Quality & Completeness; Images
Company ParticipantsBrett Streeter, Senior Manager, Data Stewardship - Product; April Moots, Senior GDSN Coordinator
Subway / IPC
We'd like to meet with our trading partners to discuss our GS1 Adoption Program for the IPC/Subway® system, as well as how we can work collaboratively to reach end-to-end product traceability.
Key Business TopicsAttribytes GDSN Scorecards; GDSN Image Publication; GS1-128 Barcoding Requirements; GS1-128 Scanning and Traceability Update; ASN & SSCC Rollout
Company ParticipantsKathy Ramos, GS1 Traceability Program Manager; Priyanka Rajvanshi, Subventory/GS1 GDSN Project Manager; Johanna Kwok, Food Scientist - Canada
Interested in hosting a Trading Partner Roundtable?
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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: Digital Edition schedule.