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Direct Tech Booth #216
Click here for thought-provoking blog postings from industry expert Joe Palzkill. Learn best practice tips to help increase order fulfillment and cash flow through better merchandise and inventory planning. Visit Direct Tech at Booth #216 at the Operations Summit.


eBay Enterprise Booth #106
Ship-From-Store or Dropship in 99 days! Drive 20-40% incremental ecommerce sales with Ship-From-Store. Or implement Dropship to increase inventory and reduce cost. eBay Enterprise is the market leader for these solutions and provides the fastest time to market. Learn more.

Engineering Innovation Booth #221
Engineering Innovation Inc. specializes in solutions for rapid package processing. The EZ-WorkDesk and the EZ-Parcels, our automated system, integrate data conversion tools to capture information from multiple platforms and WMS environments to generate shipping labels on demand. EZ-WorkDesk | EZ-Parcels | Eii

Forte Booth #304
FORTE is a leading distribution center design/build and warehouse execution software (WES) technology firm. FORTE provides client-side, network-wide engineering, systems integration and operations optimization services for existing distribution facility upgrades or new greenfield operations.

OPEX Booth #306
Perfect Pick offers growing businesses the opportunity to purchase an automated system to meet today’s requirements, secure in knowing it can quickly and easily adjust to future demands. To learn more about Perfect Pick go to



Join Us For The ONLY Conference Exclusively About Ecommerce & Catalog Operations & Fulfillment

Direct-to-customer merchandise sales are skyrocketing. Whether you sell to consumers or businesses, your direct-to-customer sales will be a crucial part of future growth and strategy. The operations and fulfillment team makes your direct-to-customer business possible. And your company’s success in the DTC business is highly dependent on how the operations & fulfillment team performs. Attend the only conference exclusively about every area of DTC Operations & Fulfillment:

  • Warehouse
  • Order Management
  • Picking, Packing & Packaging
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Shipping, Distribution & Delivery
  • Technology, IT & Systems Integration
  • Transportation
  • Customer Service, Call & Contact Center
  • HR/Workforce Management
  • Payment Processing & Fraud Prevention


Tuesday Night Welcome Cocktail Party

It’s no mystery – the hottest party during the summit can be found without even leaving headquarters! Multichannel Merchant, Fifth Gear, ProShip, and BirdDog Solutions, proudly present Operations Summit: From Indy With Love.

Join other summit speakers, exhibitors, and attendees in the Grand Ballroom Foyer of the JW Marriott on opening night for delicious appetizers, satisfying libations (shaken, stirred, or whatever you prefer), complimentary entertainment, and excellent networking opportunities. Then, retire early or head out to experience one of the nation’s Top 10 Best Downtowns! Dress casual, friends: there will be plenty of great photo ops throughout the night, too.

To accept this mission, please click ‘yes’ to the Welcome Party at the time of registration. And this invite isn’t for your eyes only – everyone attending Operations Summit should be there!

Operations Summit Has Gone Mobile!

You have the opportunity to check the latest Operations Summit info on the go! The Operations Summit mobile app will be like your little personal show assistant, giving you the latest info on session times and locations, keynote session details, speaker bios, networking events, and much more! You can create your own schedule and take notes during the sessions with a breeze. You’ll also get alerted on any agenda updates and fun happenings during the event!
With the app in your pocket you won’t miss a thing at Operations Summit 2014! And what’s even better, the app is totally free!

Access the app here:

Or scan the code with your smartphone: 

Who’s Who and What’s New at the Operations Summit If you haven’t made plans yet to be at the third annual Operations Summit, April 22-24, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN now is a great time. Attendance is pacing at an all-time high and tours are filling up fast. 9 Great Reasons to Attend Now

  • Get smart at 40+ sessions (many new) and 3 pre-conference intensives
  • Build your network with hundreds of DTC operations managers
  • Find New Solutions from 50+ exhibitors – all focused on DTC operations
  • Get the answers you need and access to experts
  • Tour 6 World-Class DTC facilities (Hurry, seats are filling up fast! Some tours already at 74% capacity)
  • Mix business with pleasure at parties and receptions
  • Share ideas with colleagues at 50+ roundtable discussions
  • See an NFL Hall of Famer!
  • Learn how other brands are successful including: Sephora, New Egg, Ebay, Finish Line, Brooks Brothers, Guitar Center, Revzilla, Alex & Ani, OSP Group, Plow & Hearth, Zazzle, Stage Stores, Bon Ton Stores, Moosejaw, Chief Supply,,, Bare Necessities … and More!