Las Vegas, Nevada
April 29, 2012 - May 2, 2012

Invited to speak at the JDA FOCUS 2012 meeting, Scott McClintock, Director Relationship Management of AER will be presenting with Randy Bargfrede, Executive Director of Logistics & Transportation, and Patrick D’Aloia, Manager, Demand Planning of GAF, on the topic of Planning for the Effect of Weather on Roofing Demand for GAF Materials Corporation, Monday April 30th.

"Customer case study: Leveraging Weather Analytics to Optimize the Retail Supply Chain for Building Materials at GAF - a Manufacturer's Perspective. Describes specific ways to increase revenue and improve the bottom line through more accurate and timely inventory distribution in anticipation of demand for storm repairs. For GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, the key is rapid response to hail, severe thunderstorms and other wind events – enabled by integrating weather analytics into the supply chain process. GAF's Randy Bargfrede, executive director of logistics and transportation, will present themes and opportunities that are directly transferrable to other manufacturers and retailers.”