Fresh, local, flow-through, visibility—how do these hot topics factor into your perishables strategy? Network with industry leaders and gain valuable insight into:
  • Trends in “fresh”
  • Strategies employed by leading grocers
  • Transforming your organization’s mindset


Registration and Continental Breakfast
Benchmarks and Best Practices in Grocery
Open Discussion – Opportunities in Fresh
H-E-B Case Study
A Fresh Supply Chain Model for Scalable Local Produce
Dynamic Operations – Creating a Competitive Advantage in an Era of Pervasive Volatility
WMS and TMS Integration – Key to the Management of Fresh

Meet Our Speakers

Gary Godfrey

Gary Godfrey

Gary Godfrey is a Partner in Accenture’s Supply Chain Strategy Practice and Managing Partner for Accenture’s Global Integrated Fulfillment practice. His areas of expertise include supply chain strategy, network design, managed supply chain services, supply chain transformation, transportation management, logistics planning, and direct store distribution systems. During his 17-year tenure, Mr. Godfrey has served a diverse set of clients, including Walmart, Ross Stores, Loblaw Companies Limited, JC Penney and Best Buy.

Paul Lightfoot

Paul Lightfoot
CEO, BrightFarms

Paul Lightfoot is the CEO of BrightFarms, which finances, builds and operates greenhouse farms at supermarkets, cutting time, distance and cost from the produce supply chain. Improving supply chains comes naturally to Paul, who spent nearly 10 years as the CEO of an enterprise software company that improved the supply chains of major retailers and their suppliers. Paul has been recognized by Chain Store Age magazine as a "Rising Star in Retail" and is the 2011 winner of the Young President’s Organization CSR Award for Environmental Sustainable Business Practices.

Cesar Ontiveros

Cesar Ontiveros

Cesar Ontiveros is a Supply Chain Strategy Manager at H-E-B, focusing on Technology hardware and software deployments. He has been with H-E-B for 12 years, where he has been in the Strategy and Process engineering area of Supply Chain. Cesar has a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University and currently lives in San Antonio, TX.
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