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Our conference program is refreshingly different than what you're used to seeing at regular tradeshows and conferences. Why?
  • Built Around Your Needs: We create the conference program based on research and feedback from our senior logistics & supply chain professionals who, like you, are dealing with critical issues on a daily basis.
  • First Class Speakers: Conference sessions are led by peers or industry experts, who have a clear understanding of the business obstacles inherent in controlling large logistics and supply chain departments, and how they can be managed and resolved.
  • Intimate Sessions: Sessions are for small groups of under 25 senior logistics & supply chain professionals only. This environment encourages attendees to be able to share best practices, successful case studies, and receive opinions and suggestions from their colleagues.

Take part in the program

If you would like to participate in the program, or recommend any speakers or topics, please email Sheila Brennan  or call her at 212-651-8730.
2017 Keynote
2017 Keynote
  • Leveraging The Links In Your Supply Chain

    Major General Vincent “Vinny” Boles

    Bringing his 40 years of military, business expertise and presentations to groups around the globe ranging from 40 to 4,000; Major General Vincent “Vinny” Boles provides a lens to view your (and your teams) leadership practices, processes and actions along with a structure to ensure they are consciously and proactively providing the maximum value added to any organization’s most precious resource, it’s human capital.

    Drawing on his 33 years as a career Soldier and logistician at every level, Major General Boles will walk through the links in the worlds largest and most complex supply chain from the port to the Pentagon and highlight 4 critical issues that will snag/kink your supply chain:

    • Standards you use.

    • Systems you put in place to attain those standards.

    • Who is in charge of your standards, your systems? ...the critical intersecting points.

    • Metrics: Leading, Lagging. . . what and how you measure.

    Providing real world examples of what worked, what didn’t work and why, Major General Boles will lay out a real world depiction of a supply chain in motion. You and your team will have “news you can use” to better optimize your supply chain, whether across town or around the globe.

2017 Sessions and Workshops
2017 Sessions and Workshops
  • Big Data Driving Big Orders

    Jim Hourigan, Chief Operating Officer, BuildDirect

    This session explores how you can create a great customer experience using big data for big deliveries.

    -How to use big data and analytics to create executable customer insights
    -Geographic data
    -Customer journey data
    -Transactional data
    -Use ana...

    Impacts of ‘The Amazon Effect’ on Supply Chain Service Providers: Potential Consolidation and Opportunities

    Craig Decker, Head of Investment Banking, Wolfe Capital Markets & Advisory
    Over the coming year the logistics industry can expect an increase in consolidation among service providers due, in large part, to competitive pressures resulting from Amazon’s impact on the supply chain. But with challenges come potential advantages. Will changing distribution patterns influen...

  • Confirmed Speakers

    Rick Bingle, VP Supply Chain, REI, Inc.

    Orlando McGee, SVP Operations Strategy, Anixter Inc.

    Jim Hourigan, Chief Operating Officer, BuildDirect

    Major Stephen R. Spulick, Chief, Fielding Division, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency

    Craig Decker, Head of Investment Banking, Wolfe Capital Markets and Advisory

    Rob Bodor, Vice President & General Manager of the Americas, Proto Labs

    Lalit Panda, Chief Operations Officer & Chief Digital Officer, OrthoSensor

    Please email if you are interested in speaking or participating in a conference development research call.


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