MODEX 2024: Navigating the Future of Supply Chain

MODEX 2024: Navigating the Future of Supply Chain

MODEX 2024, scheduled to take place from March 11 to March 14 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, is shaping up to be an amazing gathering for manufacturing, supply chain, and transportation professionals. With a comprehensive agenda featuring 5 keynotes, 150 educational sessions, and over 1,000 leading solution providers, MODEX 2024 aims to address the dynamic needs of an industry witnessing accelerated change. From traditional equipment to cutting-edge technologies like automation and robotics, the event promises a holistic exploration of the present and future of supply chain operations.

There’s a lot on offer, here are a few things we’re looking forward to!


This year’s MODEX conference promises an insightful lineup of five keynote speakers, each offering a unique perspective on leadership, technology, sustainability, and the transformative trends shaping the supply chain landscape.

On Monday, Bill Seward, President of UPS Supply Chain Solutions, will kick things off with an authentic and thought-provoking discussion about leadership, strategy and excellence. A keynote panel titled: Charting the Course for Smarter Ports will follow that session.

On Tuesday, Gerd Leonhard, a leading voice on the dangers of unregulated “big tech,” will share his expertise on digital ethics, AI, human-centric technology, and sustainability.

Jeremy Renner, an Academy-Award-nominated actor, will kick things off on Wednesday with a unique blend of personal stories as a superhero on and off the screen. And, Thursday, attendees will have an opportunity to hear John Paxton, CEO of MHI, discuss the organization’s 2024 Annual Industry Report covering the trends and digital technologies that are transforming supply chains.

You can get all the details here!


There will be over 150 expert-led seminars conveying a broad array of supply chain, material handling and logistics topics on offer. Sessions are offered free to all registered show attendees! Alpine and TZA will actively contribute to the knowledge-sharing aspect of MODEX 2024 through three  educational seminars:

Monday, March 11, 2024
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Session Title: Mastering the Art of WMS Selection: Your Career’s Make or Break Decision
Presented By: Sean Moore, CIO, CJ Logistics
Location: Transportation and Logistics Theater

Monday, March 11, 2024
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Session Title: Maximizing Productivity: Optimizing Picking Efficiency Through Strategic Slotting
Presented By: Alpine, Conveyor Solutions and Systems in Motion
Location: Theater I

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
1:30 – 2:15 PM

Session Title: Performance Management – The Key to Unlocking your Labor Management Program’s Potential
Presented By: TZA & Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
Location: Emerging Technologies Theater

See all sessions on offer here.


MODEX 2024 goes beyond its role as an industry showcase, offering a plethora of networking opportunities catering to diverse interests and professional backgrounds. Here are a few events to consider:

Monday, March 11

-Women in Supply Chain Forum

An interactive workshop designed to empower and connect women in the supply chain industry.

-Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) Workshops

Two interactive workshops covering how to become a DEI advocate and tools and techniques for small marketing teams.

-MHI Young Professionals Network Reception

A meet & greet networking reception providing a vibrant environment for young professionals in material handling and supply chain.

Tuesday, March 12

-Alpine/Deposco/TZA Happy Hour

Alpine, Deposco and TZA invite you to an exclusive Happy Hour, offering a relaxed environment for networking, informal discussions, and connections with industry peers. Reach out for your invitation.

Wednesday, March 13

-Mpro Networking Breakfast

Exclusive breakfast and networking opportunity for marketing professionals in the material handling and supply chain industry.

-MHI Industry Night with Colin Jost

An entertaining evening with comedian Colin Jost, providing an informal setting for professionals to mingle and unwind.

You can get more information on networking opportunities here.


Amidst the myriad of exhibitors and sessions, Alpine will be located at Booth #C8385 and TZA will be located at #C8088. Alpine will be showcasing their innovative solutions including warehouse consulting, strategic planning, performance management, Human Resources and labor planning services. TZA will be showing their ProTrack Labor Management System and full set of services offered in support of performance management. Stop by or schedule a one-to-one meet up with one of our experts to learn more!

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