Warehouse Automation: Who's
What's Driving It?
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October 10, 2013
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Virtually any warehouse operation will require more automation in the future as labor becomes more expensive, throughput becomes more demanding, and compliance and safety standards become more stringent, especially in the food sector. Material handling and automation equipment manufacturers, integrators, consultants, software and technology providers, and cold storage designers and builders are some of the experts that will discuss marketplace trends.
Joe Scioscia, Vice President of
As Vice President of Sales, Joe Scioscia oversees VAI's global sales efforts across the company's key vertical markets. His responsibilities include both direct and indirect sales, worldwide field support, field strategy and planning, sales operations and product development. Since joining the company in 1989, Scioscia has led the expansion and implementation of the company's reseller channel. Scioscia has facilitated the growth of key strategic partnerships with technology leaders such as IBM, Avnet, Arrow, and Motorola, helping solidify VAI's position in the mid-sized enterprise software market.
Scioscia is an IBM Certified Specialist and has spoken at numerous industry events. He has helped VAI launch into new vertical markets and has formulated, and executed, numerous sales to key VAI accounts, driving strong yearly revenue growth for the company.Scioscia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Hofstra University in Business Computer Information Systems.
Mark E. Wheeler, Director Industry
Representing Supply Chain Services, Mark is responsible for Motorola's warehouse mobility solutions business in North America. In this capacity, Mark works with customer's supply chain operations teams across all industries as well as Motorola's product development teams for warehouse solutions.
Mark held numerous positions in
supply chain execution including strategic consulting,
automated warehouse design and build, and complex systems
Representing Vocollect, Anton du
Preez, Group Sales Director
Anton du Preez is the Group Sales Director for CentriQ Group, comprised of VoiteQ and Cirrus Logistics. He is responsible for the global sales and marketing of the Group's voice and supply chain modeling and simulation solutions. In his previous role as Vocollect's Business Development Manager for UK, Ireland and South Africa, he played a key role in developing new and existing markets, building the customer base of Vocollect Voice users through Vocollect's network of certified resellers and supply chain experts. Anton began his career in South Africa as a software engineer and progressed into management and business development. After being appointed to the Board, he led the international expansion of RangeGate Mobile Solutions focusing on wireless mobile applications for stores and supply chain operations.
Anton has a wealth of international experience in the supply chain and logistics sector and has implemented successful decision support and execution solutions into vertical markets such as Food, Retail, Manufacturing and 3PL.