Demand for split case or each-case picking, where individual items are picked from bins or open cartons, is increasing rapidly, presenting additional challenges to warehouses already straining under ever tightening schedules, increasing customer demand and labor shortages. As a result, companies are turning to technological advances to streamline their warehouse processes and increase productivity.
In this informative session, attendees will learn how collaborative robots and other fulfillment center automation systems helped Lockheed Martin improve their operational efficiencies, while also empowering their workforce.
Senior Program Manager and Solutions Architect
As Senior Program Manager and Solutions Architect, Corey Cook serves as the lead technology strategist and integrator for Training, Logistics & Simulation for Lockheed Martin’s Global Center for Innovation in Orlando, Florida, where he focuses on strategic planning; technology innovation, integration, business development, investment, cross-corporate business initiatives, and fostering strategic partnerships. His principal programs of responsibility include Future Business Operations Strategy, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Radio Frequency Identification/ Automated Identification Technologies, Supply Chain Security and Additive Manufacturing for global supply chain and manufacturing. Cook received an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Robotics
Dan Kara is Vice President, Robotics at WTWH Media where he charted with driving the company’s robotics and intelligent systems initiatives. Prior to joining WTWH, he was Practice Director, Robotics at ABI Research and Chief Research Officer for Myria RAS, both research and advisory services firms focused on automation, robotics and intelligent systems. Dan was also President of Robotics Trends, an integrated media and research firm serving the personal, service and mobile robotics markets. He was the developer and past chairman of the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition series, the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition series, the RoboNexus Conference and Exposition series, and the CES Robotics TechZone. He holds a MS in Computer Science from Boston University.