Logistics and Supply Chain Events

Distribution Logistics Summit (DLS)

Nov 5-6, 2019
Pearson Convention Center, Toronto
www.dlssummit.com

The Distribution Logistics Summit (DLS) is the only conference of its type in Canada as it uniquely focuses on expanding and evolving the inter-connected supply chain sector.

Air Cargo Americas

October 29-31, 2019
Miami, FL
www.aircargoamericas.com

Air Cargo Americas will bring together top executives from all sectors of the aviation, maritime and logistics industries to exchange views and experiences to enhance the growth of the cargo industry in the Western Hemisphere. Airports, seaports, exporters, shipping lines, freight forwarders, shippers, importers, consignees, equipment and technology suppliers, among others, will interact, exchanging ideas and information. Topics will include security, regional consolidation, manufacturer and shipper needs in high growth cargo, trade facilitation, improving productivity, speed and service quality, responding to market changes and demands from shippers, consolidators and forwarders, and controlling costs while streamlining customer services.

Parcel Forum 2019

October 28-30 2019
Dallas, TX
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.

Breakbulk Americas

October 8-10, 2019
Houston, TX
www.Americas.breakbulk.com

Breakbulk’s industry-leading events are held annually in Dubai, Shanghai, Bremen and Houston, designed to cover the very big world of project development. The events bring together decision makers with product and service providers. They are a place where companies and their customers can meet face-to-face and strengthen their relationships, as well as meet new potential clients.

CSCMP Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

September 15-18, 2019
Anaheim, CA
www.cscmpedge.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.

LogiChem USA 2019

September 9-10, 2019
Houston, TX
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.

Warehouse Tech Middle East 2019 (WTME2019)

June 25, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
www.keynotic.com/wtme

Warehouse Tech Middle East 2019 (WTME2019) brings together the leading logistics, technology solution providers, warehousing leaders and startups all under one roof and for one day program to discuss and learn about advancements in warehouse technologies including, but not limited to Drones, Digital Warehousing, Industry 4.0 effect, Internet of Things, AI & Robotics, Automation, Cloud Computing in WMS and Data Analytics.

North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS) 2019 Annual Meeting

May 15-17, 2019
San Antonio, TX
Railshippers.com/events

Offering an infrastructure update and discussing the economic outlook, this evetn aims to prepare rail shippers for supply chain success. This year’s program kicks off with keynote speaker Carl Ice, AAR chairman and president and CEO of BNSF.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

May 13-16, 2019
Phoenix, AZ
Bit.ly/gartnerevent

The lines between the physical and digital worlds are becoming increasingly blurred. Traditional markets are being redefined, customer expectations are constantly evolving and the very way daily tasks are conducted are being rapidly transformed. Supply chains must now focus on effectively converging their foundational capabilities, with new and emerging digital strategies in order to not only compete, but also prosper and grow in this bold new era.. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference will demonstrate how supply chains leaders will blend the lessons of the past with their aspirations for the future to deliver sustainable commercial success.

93rd Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

May 2, 2019
Los Angeles, CA
worldtradeweek.com

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

WERC 2019

42nd Annual Conference for Logistics Professionals

April 28-May 1, 2019
Columbus, OH
wercconference.org

Logistics professionals can find ideas, knowledge, and solutions at WERECE 2019. Sessions cover broad subject material, ranging from understanding cultural differences to protecting your supply chain from sabotage to facility automation, along with facility tours and peer-to-peer sessions.

American Supply Chain Summit 2019

April 25-26, 2019
Dallas, TX
Supplychainus.com

The American Supply Chain Summit focuses on collaboration around the impact of market dynamics and new technologies on supply chains and operations. Attendees examine key cases on workforce management, advanced analytics, process improvement, and automation in facilities around the world, focusing on this year’s key themes of profitability and risk management; technology; cost optimization; and workforce management.

PROMAT 2019

April 8-11, 2019
Chicago, IL
www.promatshow.com

Innovators in the materials handling industry display their latest manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain equipment and systems at the PROMAT 2019 conference. There are more than 1,000 solutions providers, four keynotes, and 100 floor show seminars, including new town hall style sessions on emerging technologies and sustainable facility solutions.

Home Delivery World 2019

April 3-5, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
Bit.ly/homedelivery2019

The annual retail logistics conference covers parcel, heavy goods, grocery, and more, with more than 2,500 attendees participating in expert speaker sessions. Subjects range from city logistics, Uberization, and green initiatives to the death of fractured shopper marketing to the evolution of retail delivery.

Industrial Pack 2019

March 27 & 28, 2019
Atlanta, GA
bit.ly/2PemWxU

Registration is now open for the only event in North America for the industrial, transit & protective packaging industry! Register now: bit.ly/2PemWxU.

LogiMed USA 2019

March 19-21, 2019
San Diego, CA
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.

Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference

February 5-7, 2019
Vancouver Convention Centre West
www.cargologisticscanada.com

Cargo Logistics Canada (CLC) addresses the needs of cargo owners, managers and agents who contract the flow of goods through Canadian supply chains. CLC encompasses the entire cargo spectrum – all major transportation modes and all cargo types, under one roof. If your company has a supply chain that runs through Canada – you will want to attend CLC 2019!

Georgia Foreign Trade Conference

February 3-5, 2019
The Cloister, Sea Island, GA
gaforeigntrade.com

The Georgia Foreign Trade Conference offers business sessions to more than 400 senior level shippers and maritime executives from across North America. Over the course of three days, participants are exposed to business sessions, outstanding networking opportunities, and world-class golf. An elite panel of speakers will focus their remarks on issues facing shippers, carriers, ports, terminals OEMs and the maritime community into the next century, as well as the changing legislation and new technologies affecting the way we conduct business.

Jump Start ‘19

January 28-29, 2019
Atlanta, GA
http://www.smc3jumpstart.com

It’s a three-day supply chain event produced annually by SMC³ to facilitate meaningful knowledge transfer and collaboration between logistics and transportation professionals from carrier, shipper, logistics service provider and technology verticals. Register today for one of transportation’s most strategic, educational and networking events, featuring cutting edge, forward-thinking sessions, first-rate presenters and unmatched networking opportunities.

2019 NIT League Transportation Summit

January 21-23, 2019
San Antonio, TX
www.nitl.org

The Summit will bring together leading freight transportation professionals for three days of focused learning, network building, and forward thinking. You’ll come away with information and insights you can apply right away and all year long.

XChain2: Blockchain for Supply Chain and Logistics Forum

December 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

November 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

October 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

October 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

October 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

September 30-October 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

September 30-October 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

March 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

March 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

March 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

March 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

February 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.