The Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo logo

April 16 & 17, 2025

LVCC, Las Vegas

Keynote Theater 1

This is the venue for our impressive lineup of Keynote Speeches and Educational Seminars – a space where the very best in the business to share their insights into everything from product sourcing to alternative shipping methods. If it’s part of the supply chain, then you can expect to gain some valuable information about it here.

Our stunning schedules of supply chain gurus and logistics experts have been monumental successes in the past, covering topics such as:

  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Overall Management Strategies
  • Industry Innovation
  • AI Integrations
  • The Use of Robotics
  • And Much More!

With national brands, household names, and business voices defining the logistics realm of tomorrow all on one stage, there’s no better place to update your professional perspective and elevate your business mindset. Secure your ticket now to guarantee your place in the audience!

    • Wednesday

      Justin Honaman: Speaking in the Keynote Theater 1

      11.00 - 11.30

      Justin Honaman
      Amazon, Inc.

      Accelerating Innovation in Retail & Consumer Goods

      In the last three years, the retail industry has experienced growth that would normally take almost a decade by pre-pandemic standards. With this explosive growth comes accelerated innovation in retail capabilities, advancements in consumer product manufacturing and supply chain processes, rapid advancement of ecommerce, an explosion of new start-up brands, and rapid adoption of cloud and new data/analytics/AI capabilities. In this presentation, we will highlight the top trends spanning Retail and Consumer Products and how worldwide brands are accelerating innovation.

      Paul Ganz: Speaking in the Keynote Theater 1

      11.45 - 12.15

      Paul Ganz
      The Home Depot

      Impact of Supply Chain on Shrink and Customers

      Paul will share a commentary on how supply chain processes can impact customer experience, in stock and overall brand experiences. The world of interconnected retail has changed the retail landscape and expose retailers to risks of shrink and lost sales. Awareness is the key and through this discussion Paul will offer his insights into taking a different point of view by looking through supply chain and retail operations.

      Nicholas Borsotto: Speaking in the Keynote Theater 1

      12.30 - 13.00

      Nicholas Borsotto

      The AI Revolution in Retail: Learn how retailers are starting & scaling their AI initiatives

      In this session we'll unpack 5 key imperatives to developing an effective AI strategy and showcase practical examples of how retailers of any size can get started today. We'll cut through the hype and look at real-world solutions ranging from loss prevention to store analytics and event digital assistance that can supercharge your workforce, improve efficiencies and give your retail organization a competitive advantage.

      Phil Pench: Speaking in the Keynote Theater 1

      13.15 - 13.45

      Phil Pench
      DHL eCommerce

      Your Options for the End of the Supply Chain

      The back end of the supply chain is the most fragmented area. The options can be overwhelming when choosing inventory origins, 3PL's or your own DC's, carriers, delivery solutions, and their associated costs. I will go over some of the trends taking place, along with the plethora of options, some pitfalls to avoid, and break them down into a summary of recommendations to conclude.