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New Material Handling Integration Co., SRSI, to Sponsor, Exhibit and Present at North Texas WERC Conference – Oct. 25th, 2018

Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI) is proud to be a sponsor and participant in the 17th Annual North Texas Regional WERC Conference in Grapevine, TX on October 25, 2018. WERC stands for Warehouse Education Research Council, an industry member group that focuses on logistics management within the supply chain. The regional event provides an opportunity for information sharing and networking as well as a product and services exhibit for businesses located in the North Texas region.
SRSI will be one of the 40+ exhibitors at the event. In addition, Ben York, founder of SRSI will be co-presenting with Craig Wilensky, CEO JASCI Software and Charlie Armstrong, Former VP Logistics of Home Depot, Founder Orion Advisors.  Their educational session is titled “How to Leverage ‘The Cloud’ to Optimize Your Supply Chain.” They will discuss the benefits of cloud systems and services for fulfillment and processing operations of all sizes, not just the largest companies with the biggest budgets.
“In order for companies to compete in this new fast-paced environment, they need to integrate new levels of software and technology. This is already happening where suppliers and sellers are leveraging the cloud to optimize their supply chains, as consumers gravitate to ordering on marketplaces and web-stores. We will take a closer look at how cloud technology will level the playing field,” notes York.
SRSI Co-Founder, Chris York, Ben’s brother, will also attend the conference and exhibit. Ben and Chris founded SRSI after working in the material handling industry for nearly 40 years combined. They bring industry knowledge, tech and automation expertise to offer a unique, integrated approach for distribution and fulfillment operations. SRSI offers  traditional non-automation racking systems and solutions for warehouse storage and order processing as well.
To contact SRSI directly, call or email: 817-953-8740 or [email protected].
About Slate River Systems, Inc.
Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI) is a material handling systems integrator specializing in automation and warehouse information systems, providing comprehensive, turnkey solutions to meet, and better yet, exceed customer performance goals. From inventory analysis, slotting and storage systems design, to order processing, warehouse safety and even optimized labor and equipment utilization, SRSI has the breadth and depth of experience to design, execute and support your integrated system.
Speaker Bios
Ben York – SRSI Founder
Mr. York has nearly 20 years of experience in material handling and over a decade of experience focused on the design and implementation of automated warehouse systems. Mr. York brings to SRSI his expertise in engineered pallet rack systems, pick modules, conveyor and sortation systems, vertical lifts, carousels, P2D technology and WCS/WMS solutions.
Craig Wilensky – Co-Founder, CEO JASCI Software
Mr. Wilensky is an entrepreneur who’s focus has been on supply chain software & mobile technology companies for over 20 years. He has held numerous roles from CEO, President, EVP and Advisor (Board Member). Mr. Wilensky’s entrepreneurial experience includes the founding of 4 software & technology companies that produced a combined $1B+ in top-line revenues, bringing startup IFLG public on NASDAQ in 2006 (IFLG was acquired by Stanley Black & Decker in 2010), the acquisition of GoalPost Software from Kurt Salmon in 2012, and the expansion of Knighted Software to become a supply chain industry leader that ultimately led the successful acquisition & transition to Intelligrated.
Charlie Armstrong – Former VP Home Depot and Founder of Orion Advisers
Mr. Armstrong has extensive consulting experience combined with a solid track record of business transformation and supply chain management. As a President and Operations executive, he has managed organizations with both domestic and international scope developing a strategic vision and executing tactical plans for comprehensive business turnarounds. Mr. Wilensky specializes in supply chain optimization, P&L management, strategy planning/execution, facility planning/design, talent development, distribution/manufacturing networks, international logistics, leadership development, operational excellence, organizational design, executive leadership and succession planning.