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LIVE Working Warehouse @ Tech Coast Conference

The JAX Chamber Transportation and Logistics Council is proud to showcase a real world working warehouse complete with the latest technology at this year's Tech Coast Conference!

 The JAX Chamber IT Council is showcasing and promoting the culture of innovation and creativity, talent and expertise and the growing concentration of IT businesses that advance Jacksonville as a dynamic hub for technology development and employment through this event. The mission of this event is to provide a forum for local businesses, IT decision makers, technology innovators from around and the world and skilled local talent pool to present, discuss and share advances, opportunities, and solutions. 

We will have a live demonstration of the JDA Warehouse Management System (WMS) version 9.0 a complete cloud based WMS solution.
JDA is also going to have some of the latest hardware including:
Logistiview will showcase their augmented reality picking solution.  See a real world application of hands free picking using eyewear.
Liftpower is providing the racking that BSF Inc. is using to store their products.  We will have the actual BSF packaging material and labeling for use in the WMS application.
JW Displays is providing the marketing materials.

We are grateful for our partners for making this possible for the Transportation & Logistics Council to attend as a live showcase. Make sure you register today to attend Jacksonville's largest tech event of the year!

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Stein Mart’s Supply Chain Renaissance

Rick Schart Senior Vice-President, Supply Chain & Ecommerce

Rick Schart

Senior Vice-President, Supply Chain & Ecommerce

In 2008, Jacksonville-based retailer Stein Mart hired Rick Schart, a move which ultimately transformed the company’s entire supply chain – saving it millions of dollars in the process. Since then, his role has expanded to include E-commerce Operations, and Stein Mart and Mr. Schart have been recognized for their innovation in the field of supply chain management. In August, Rick will share his experiences in improving efficiencies and reducing costs. Companies of all sizes can learn valuable business lessons from his presentation.

Rick is currently Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & E-Commerce Operations for Stein Mart, a retailer with 290 stores and an online marketplace at He is responsible for all aspects of Stein Mart’s logistics program including distribution center operations, transportation and vendor performance. Rick is also responsible for providing overall leadership for Stein Mart’s E-Commerce operations. He was previously with JC Penney for 34 years and holds a BSBA degree from The Ohio State University.


GUESTS: $25 online, $30 at the door

MEMBERS: $20 online, $25 at the door 

To promote your business, product, or services during our next luncheon, consider becoming our next Speaker Spotlight by contacting us today! Introductory offer of $75 for a 5-minute time slot. Must be a JAX Chamber Transportation & Logistics Council Member to participate. 

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