Commonwealth is speaking at events across the country and providing expert opinion and commentary to publications. Read about supply chain industry news and events here.

Modern Materials Handling Interviews Commonwealth's Ian Hobkirk on Warehouse Management Systems Today

November 9, 2012

Ian Hobkirk talks with Modern Materials Handling’s Bob Trebilcock about what is driving end-users to upgrade their warehouse management systems today.


RedPrairie to Acquire JDA Software for $1.9B

November 1, 2012

Yesterday, RedPrairie announced that it would acquire JDA Software in a transaction valued at approximately $1.9 billion. Ian Hobkirk had a chance to ask the CEOs of both companies what the impact might be for companies that use their applications.


Michael Bell Speaks at the Vendor Compliance Federation's 2012 Fall Conference

November 11, 2012

Scottsdale, AZ

Michael Bell spoke to the Vendor Compliance Federation’s (VCF) luxury retail supplier members about technology and techniques for optimizing speed-to-market and ensuring order accuracy in the distribution center.



Video Executive Briefing: Succeeding in the Distribution Center Without Tier 1 Technology

May 2012

Commonwealth’s Ian Hobkirk talked with Russell Goodman, Editor-in-Chief of Supply Chain Brain, about technologies that can provide significant distribution center efficiency gains without an immense investment.


Ian Hobkirk Speaks on E-Commerce in the Distribution Center at Material Handling & Logistics Conference

September 11, 2012

Park City, UT

Ian Hobkirk presented, “E-Commerce in the Distribution Center: Making a Graceful Transition” at Dematic’s Material Handling & Logistics Conference. In his tutorial he outlined ten tactics that companies can adopt to gain efficiency in e-commerce fulfillment.