Learning Center 2019
Located in the Upper South Hall
Reusable Packaging Pavilion, Booth #7900
Schedule as of September 12, 2019.
Monday, September 23
Today’s Automotive Supply Chain Disruptors and How They Impact Packaging
Today’s global automotive supply chain is evolving at a rapid rate, from ramped up electric vehicle production to more supply chain visibility for optimized global part shipments. The automotive industry has relied on reusable packaging for part shipments for decades and as it evolves, so do the packaging requirements. With trends towards more electric sensitive parts to lithium-ion batteries, planning part packaging for your next vehicle launch is more important than ever.
What You’ll Learn in this Session: - Understand the packaging materials available for electric sensitive parts and lithium-ion batteries - Understand when custom packaging makes sense for your application
Best Practices in Managing Returnable Container Fleets in the Global Automotive Industry
For today’s OEMs and tier suppliers, having the right packaging at the right place at the right time is critical to successful operations. Join ORBIS and Magna to hear how Magna utilizes container management to increase visibility, improve tote utilization, and optimize the return of reusable packaging in the supply chain.
What You’ll Learn in this Session: - Understanding of the total cost of ownership equation for reusable packaging - The factors that need to be included in a ROI assessment (i.e maintenance/repairs, return logistics, tracking, loss prevention, etc.) - Understanding the challenges of packaging management in a typical automotive supply chain loop - The benefits that can be realized through dedicated reusable packaging management