Webinar: Making the leap from ‘bricks’ to ‘clicks’ – essential lessons to survive in a post-pandemic omnichannel marketplace

This upcoming webinar hosted by Microlistics and SCLAA will explore the capabilities required for success in the post-pandemic omnichannel world.

COVID-19 has upended the retail sector, accelerating the shift to e-commerce beyond the most bullish of pre-pandemic expectations.

Success in this changing environment requires the careful alignment of supply chain capability with customer demands.

Many big brands, traditional bricks and mortar retailers and 3PLs are being forced to make the leap into omnichannel sales and fulfilment.

The transformation of supply chains to accommodate this, which might once have been carefully undertaken over years, are suddenly necessary to achieve in months or even weeks.

Join Archie Garcia from Microlistics and Jon Northorpe of T Group as, with the help of real-world examples, they explore:

  • The essential capabilities required for success in an ever-changing omnichannel world
  • How to transform your operations quickly while minimising risks and avoiding pitfalls
  • How to achieve rapid ROI from your supply chain investment without compromising your long-term strategy or future improvements

Date and time

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 12noon to 1.00pm (AEST)

Register here.

Speaker Bios

Archival Garcia VP of Sales, APAC at Microlistics

Archie’s proven experience in Supply Chain includes a long history of working in the computer software, hardware and automation industry. He is an expert in Omnichannel Fulfilment, Food & Grocery Distribution, Retail, Wholesale and 3PL Logistics, Business Process Improvement, Operations Management, End to End Supply Chain Optimisation and Enterprise Software.

A graduate of La Trobe University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering (with Honours), Archie uniquely blends his hardware and engineering background with software applications expertise.

Over his 15 years in Supply Chain Management Technology Archie has consulted on an array of solutions such as WMS, TMS, OMS, Inventory Optimisation and Demand Forecasting to a wide variety of Tier 1 to Tier 3 businesses.


Jon Northorpe, Managing Director of

Jon has recently been instrumental in implementing the Microlistics Express solution with one of Australia’s leading fashion retailers.  The project, running on a short timeline was designed to assist in meeting the growing demand in their eCommerce operations as the business, at short notice, pivoted from a traditional bricks and mortar operation to pure play ‘eTailer’.

Having spent the last thirty years working in a range of businesses in the transport, logistics, engineering, and facilities management spaces in Australia and across Asia, Jon has a broad base of operational knowledge across a number of sectors and industries.

Jon has worked with major organisations to deliver transformational projects and initiatives sourcing and implementing, large and small scale, leading-edge, innovative, solutions in the Australian and Asia Pacific market.  Jon has a unique balance of operational logic and strategic thinking with the ability to manage a business at a high level whilst interpreting the people, the environment and the operation at a far more granular level of detail.

Jon has implemented numerous WMS and automation systems and provides a range of management consulting, operational support and strategic direction to a number of companies across the retail and eCommerce space.

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