NFI and 6 River Systems to Present at 3PL & Supply Chain Summit

Joanne Hoberg, VP of Solutions and Engineering at NFI, and Jerome Dubois, Co-founder and Co-CEO of 6 River Systems will present at the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit taking place June 10 – 12, 2019 in Atlanta, Ga.

Joanne Hoberg, VP of Solutions and Engineering at NFI, and Jerome Dubois, Co-founder and Co-CEO of 6 River Systems will present at the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit taking place June 10 - 12, 2019 in Atlanta, Ga. The session titled, "How Collaborative Robots Can Empower Employees and Drive Efficiency," will explore ways in which new technology can enhance both business strategy and enable employees to do their jobs more efficiently.


During the session, Hoberg and Dubois will discuss how companies can use collaborative robots to enhance productivity by balancing labor and technology, as well as navigate the tightening labor market and reduce seasonal onboarding. NFI and 6 River Systems will also review how NFI has maximized performance for its customer.

"NFI continuously searches for new and innovative solutions to improve the customer experience throughout the supply chain," said Hoberg. "By partnering with technology providers such as 6 River Systems, we help our customers create more efficient operations while improving service to the end user. The implementation of collaborative robots has created a flexible and scalable solution that increases picking efficiency and order accuracy, as well as redefined the employee experience."

As a leading supply chain solutions provider in North America, NFI was founded in 1932 and offers extensive experience providing logistics solutions across numerous industries including food and beverage, retail, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, and more. Its integrated suite of solutions spans dedicated transportation, distribution, transportation management, brokerage, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate.

Learn more about the event here.

About NFI - NFI is a fully integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates more than $2 billion in annual revenue and employs more than 10,900 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates approximately 50 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its dedicated and drayage fleet consists of over 4,000 tractors and 9,700 trailers. Its business lines include dedicated transportation, distribution, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, brokerage, global logistics, and commercial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit http://www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.

About 6 River Systems - 6 River Systems was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 2015 by Jerome Dubois, Rylan Hamilton and Chris Cacioppo. Jerome and Rylan were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems engineering team has decades of automation, software and operations experience and has designed, built and deployed the world's largest warehouse automation solutions. The company's goal is to make fulfillment faster and more efficient by building flexible automation solutions that generate immediate and lasting value for customers. 6 River Systems is supported by world-class venture capital firms and strategic investors, including Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Eclipse and iRobot. Amy Villeneuve, former president and COO of Kiva Systems, is a member of the board.

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