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.

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.


Commonwealth Collaborates with Del Monte at GT Nexus Annual Conference

June 3-5, 2012

Half Mood Bay, CA

Commonwealth’s Ian Hobkirk and Del Monte’s Brian White spoke to supply chain leaders on “Upstream Visibility and the Distribution Center”.


Commonwealth Speaks to Packed House at WERC Conference

May 2012

“How to Improve Warehouse Productivity Without Tier 1 Technology” was a hot topic at WERC’s Annual Conference. Supply Chain professionals from across the globe gathered to hear Mr. Hobkirk share practical ideas for improving distribution center efficiency and space utilization.


Commonwealth Talks With VCF Members About Level 3 Retail Compliance

November 2011

Commonwealth’s retail and compliance expert, Michael Bell, walked  VCF members through strategies and tactics for attaining Level 3 Retail Compliance: E-commerce on behalf of the retailer.