Seasonal Surge: How to Put Automation to Work — Today & Tomorrow


With order volumes and customer expectations on the rise, driving operational costs down becomes a greater challenge. Peak season magnifies complexity as demand — and expectations — soar.

Managing peak periods as it’s historically been done is proving increasingly difficult.  In an Industry 4.0 environment, you can better meet today’s (and tomorrow’s) operational needs. 

In this webinar, e-commerce and logistics experts, August Drake and Ron Kyslinger, discuss the growing complexities and pressures of seasonality and peak demand — and the role that automation plays — now, and in the future.


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View this webinar to learn more about the benefits of automation, including:

Improving Workplace Safety

when extra shifts and overcrowding is common

Boosting labor productivity

 in a time when finding and retaining quality personnel is increasingly difficult

Increasing consistency

during unpredictable periods when stability is crutial

About The Speakers

Ron Kyslinger
Executive Advisor, Thomas H. Lee
With nearly thirty years of operations, manufacturing, and engineering experience, Ron has a record of success in all sectors of engineering and operations.  He has provided leadership in a number of different roles across Walmart, Amazon, and C&S Wholesale Grocers, including SVP and VP of engineering and operations as well as executive director, general manager of manufacturing, and global director of strategy.  He has experience as both the customer and the supplier of automated equipment and processes and can provide insight from both perspectives.
August Drake
Director of Application Engineering, Seegrid

August Drake leads a team of Application Engineers — and is closely involved in strategizing, designing, and implementing automation solutions across Seegrid's customer base. Prior to joining Seegrid, August was with GENCO (now FedEx Supply Chain), where she was responsible for designing warehouse layouts and processes for key logistics and e-commerce customers. 

Jeff Christensen, Moderator
VP of Product, Seegrid
A perceptive strategist, Jeff oversees Seegrid’s product development and marketing teams. His career spans technology design, information delivery solutions, business intelligence, and analytic software. His expertise is in growing startups into multinational corporations (Rhiza Labs, MAYA Design, Inmedius). Jeff studied Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hope College.