Man and Machine: The Role of Automation in the Modern Warehouse
A conversation with Roy Scheck, a Senior Manager of Design Engineering at Daifuku Wynright.
Roy talked about:
- The purposes and considerations of designing and operating a warehouse, including cases for various automation equipment.
- Various KPIs and how design and equipment work to improve them.
- Non-cost considerations of operating a warehouse with real world examples, illustrating the decision-making process of world leaders in logistics.
Roy graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Computer Engineering (2007) and from Loyola University Chicago's MBA/MSSCM program (2019). Roy has 10+ years of experience in warehousing in technical and business roles. He is currently a Senior Manager for Automation Design - Simulation and Emulation at Daifuku Wynright.
This event is part of our Supply Chain Management Speaker Series Class, which is held every semester to further our mission of complementing our students’ classroom experience with the advice and expertise of practitioners.