Logistics and Supply Chain Events

XChain2: Blockchain for Supply Chain and Logistics Forum

DEC 3-4, 2018
Houston, TX
logichemus.wbresearch.com

At XChain2, you will discover how these revolutionary technologies have solved real-world problems in logistics and meet subject matter experts who will be showcasing their pilot projects as well as the value they added. More importantly, you will learn how to incorporate blockchain, AI, and IoE into business practices and are transforming supply chains.

LogiChem

NOV 12-13 2018
Philadelphia, PA
logichemus.wbresearch.com

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.

Consumer Returns Management 2018

OCT 22-24, 2018
Nashville, TN
consumerreturns.wbresearch.com

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.

Multimodal Americas

OCT 16-18, 2018
Toronto, Canada
www.multimodalamericas.com

Multimodal Americas is a new event for the North American Supply Chain, Logistics and Transportation industries launched on the back of the established and successful Multimodal UK which is renowned for successfully bringing together shippers and cargo owners with suppliers who can help them improve their supply chain efficiencies.

Breakbulk Americas

OCT 2-4 2018
Houston, TX
www.breakbulk.com/events/breakbulk-americas-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

CSCMP EDGE 2018: Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

SEPT 30-OCT 3, 2018
Nashville, TN 
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
cscmpconference.org

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.

APICS 2018

SEPT 30-OCT 2, 2018
Chicago, IL
American Production and Inventory Control Society
apics.org/annual-conference

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.

Parcel Forum

SEPT 24-26
Chicago, IL
www.parcelforum.com

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.

Intermodal Expo 2018

SEPT 16-18, 2018
Long Beach, CA
Intermodal Association of North America
intermodalexpo.com

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.

LogiPharma 2018

SEPT 5-6 2018
Philadelphia, PA
logipharmaus.wbresearch.com

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.

2018 TMSA Logistics Marketing & Sales Conference

JUNE 10-12, 2018
Fort Myers, FL
Tmsatoday.org

Transportation and supply chain trends; achieving organizational alignment between departments and associates to reduce friction and accelerate an organizations’ growth.

XChain2: Blockchain for Supply Chain and Logistics Forum

MAY 21-22, 2018
Houston, TX
blockchainsupplychain.io

Education, collaboration, innovation among stakeholders, solution providers, industry leaders; 30+ presenters, real-world pilot projects, live demos, implementation strategies; maritime trade, transportation, energy, trade finance, agriculture/food/retail.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

MAY 14-17, 2018
Phoenix, AZ
Gartner
gartner.com/events/na/supply-chain

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.

WERC 2018: 41st Annual Conference for Logistics Professionals

MAY 6-9, 2018
Charlotte, NC
Warehousing Education and Research Council
werc.org/2018

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.

ISM 2018 Annual Conference

MAY 6-9, 2018
Nashville, TN
Institute for Supply Management
ism2018.org

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.

World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

MAY 4, 2018
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
worldtradeweek.com

The evolution of trade in a digital world; importance and benefits of global trade on the local and national economy.

2018 Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo

APR 29-MAY 1, 2018
Orlando, FL
National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC)
bit.ly/shippersexpo

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.

Home Delivery World 2018

APR 18-19, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Terrapinn
terrapinn.com/homedelivery

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.

2018 Georgia Logistics Summit

APR 9-12, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics
bit.ly/GAlogisticssummit

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.

MODEX 2018

APR 9-12, 2018
Atlanta, GA
MHI
modexshow.com

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.

American Supply Chain Summit 2018

APR 9-10, 2018
Dallas, TX
Generis
supplychainus.com

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.

ECA MarketPlace

MAR 26-28, 2018
Orlando, FL
Express Carriers Association (ECA)
bit.ly/ECAmarketplace

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.

44th Annual Conference

MAR 19-21, 2018
Charleston, SC
Transportation & Logistics Council
tlcouncil.org

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.

2018 IWLA Convention & Expo

MAR 11-13, 2018
Tampa, FL
International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA)
iwla.com

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.

LogiMed USA 2018

MAR 6-8, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Worldwide Business Research
logimedusa.wbresearch.com

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.

2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference

FEB 25-28, 2018
Phoenix, AZ
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
http://bit.ly/RILAconference

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.