Logistics and Supply Chain Events
NOV 12-13 2018
Strategies for a customer centric supply chain; exploring digitization to improve supply chain performance; supply chain leadership development; driving value through effective and efficient cargo securing; partnering with suppliers to ensure sustainability.
OCT 22-24, 2018
Overcoming the omni-channel returns challenge; integrating expectations within the reverse supply chain; reducing returns through a customer-value partnership; data-driven insights on optimizing policies.
OCT 2-4 2018
Project freight management from the shippers’ perspective maximizing cargo safety and vessel efficiency; steel challenges in 2018 and beyond; improving incoterms rules for project cargo shippers; overcoming barriers in moving oversize/overweight cargo throughout North America
SEPT 30-OCT 3, 2018
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
More than 100 sessions explore strategies that industry leaders have implemented to maximize and transform their company's supply chain. Aside from innovative supply chain solutions, industry leaders discuss real-world insight and provide valuable career perspective. An exhibition showcases the latest equipment, systems, and technologies providing solutions to a range of supply chain challenges.
SEPT 30-OCT 2, 2018
American Production and Inventory Control Society
Exploring best practices to drive supply chain innovation, the APICS conference highlights key value chain initiatives. The event delves into key strategies to create more sustainable, strategic, and value-driven supply chains. Aside from organizational insights, participants come away with career takeaways and network with professionals shaping the future of supply chain, logistics, and operations management.
Optimizing the international supply chain; evaluating DC efficiencies; analytics for controlling your spend; the labor market and its impact on DC site selection; choosing between conveyor-based or cart-based picking.
SEPT 16-18, 2018
Long Beach, Calif.
Intermodal Association of North America
The forum tackles the key issues facing the intermodal supply chain. Members of the intermodal freight community attend presentations on the technologies impacting intermodal and ways to strengthen shipper/drayage partnerships. Discussions also cover trucking regulations and funding—and their intermodal implications.
SEPT 5-6 2018
Optimizing the supply chain to contain costs in an ever changing healthcare environment; activating the digital supply chain to increase efficiencies and better meet patient needs; building the supply chain of the future and partnering for end to end visibility.
JUNE 10-12, 2018
Fort Myers, FL
Transportation and supply chain trends; achieving organizational alignment between departments and associates to reduce friction and accelerate an organizations’ growth.
MAY 14-17, 2018
Preparing attendees to turn supply chain disruption into an advantage, the event covers hot-button topics such as the digital supply chain and improving value from healthcare analytics initiatives. Participants learn how to expand the patient-driven supply chain, enable deeper retailer-supplier collaboration, and develop a five-year strategic plan for supply chain digitization.
MAY 6-9, 2018
Warehousing Education and Research Council
From warehouse slotting strategies to packaging optimization, the conference offers actionable takeaways for logistics and warehousing professionals. Sessions cover varied topics including the pros and cons of hydrogen fuel cell usage, designing the distribution center of the future, and best-in-class warehouse associate recruitment and retention approaches.
MAY 6-9, 2018
Institute for Supply Management
The conference tackles global supply chain challenges and provides attendees with actionable ideas, standards, and best practices for their company and career. From managing complexity to increase competitive advantage to key steps in strategic sourcing, educational sessions cover varied and pressing issues. The conference also explores how to empower women in supply management and create value through strategic partnerships.
MAY 4, 2018
Los Angeles, Calif.
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
The evolution of trade in a digital world; importance and benefits of global trade on the local and national economy.
APR 29-MAY 1, 2018
National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC)
The event provides insights into how shippers can manage and optimize transportation operations. From Incoterms and marine insurance variables to the components of an LTL pricing program, the conference offers practical and in-depth information. Attendees also explore the implications of a customer-driven supply chain and the innovations transforming freight transportation and logistics.
APR 18-19, 2018
The annual retail logistics conference and exhibition brings decision-making retailers together to discuss approaches for supply chain excellence and building a sustainable logistics network. Participants identify new ways to improve customer experience through fulfillment, delivery, and final mile strategies.
APR 9-12, 2018
Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics
Co-located with MODEX, the event offers first-hand supply chain insights from industry executives. Expanded sessions cover Georgia's logistics technology, what's new and next around the state, current logistics regulations, and a transportation update.
APR 9-12, 2018
MODEX provides attendees with a look at the future of the supply chain, with demonstrations of the latest manufacturing and supply chain equipment and technologies from more than 850 providers. In addition, industry insiders reveal how key industry trends and innovations can transform your manufacturing and supply chain operations during more than 100 educational sessions and four keynotes.
APR 9-10, 2018
The summit serves as a platform to exchange ideas and explore the impact of market dynamics and new technologies on current and future supply chain and operations leaders. It examines key case studies on how workforce management, advanced analytics, process improvement, and automation are being rolled out in the world's best facilities. Participants join in-depth discussions on achieving innovation and maximizing supply chain profitability.
MAR 26-28, 2018
Express Carriers Association (ECA)
The conference provides an opportunity for shippers and carriers to network and exchange information to form logistics partnerships. Shippers find regional and specialized carriers that can provide a viable supply chain alternative. The exhibition showcases new technologies and various transportation services.
MAR 19-21, 2018
Transportation & Logistics Council
From contracting for transportation and logistics services to outsourcing considerations, the event educates supply chain stakeholders on practical and legal aspects of transportation partnerships. Workshops also cover timely topics such as the challenges of food and drug shipments and what importers and exporters need to know about international trade.
MAR 11-13, 2018
International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA)
North American warehouse logistics leaders gather at the IWLA Convention & Expo to explore warehousing innovation. With educational sessions on warehouse logistics, transportation law, automation, and optimization, the event covers best practices and the latest warehousing challenges and opportunities.
MAR 6-8, 2018
Worldwide Business Research
Senior medical device logisticians attend LogiMed to share best practices for building and maturing their operations. From the ins and outs of health system integration to advancing the customer experience to drive top-line growth, the event spotlights best practices to improve the end-to-end healthcare supply chain. IL readers get a discount to attend with code LM18IL.
FEB 25-28, 2018
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
From exploring the radical transformation gripping the retail experience to revealing how to leverage new technologies to improve operational efficiency, the event delves into the elements of retail supply chain success. Covering carrier allocation, fulfillment strategy, and sustainable logistics, the conference provides the expertise of leading retailers.