(PRWEB) February 21, 2010
CIOs and VPs from Conway Freight, UPS, Greatwide, Pitt Ohio Express, CRST International, PLS Logistics and the Forward Logistics Group have all confirmed to speak at the 12th Logistics CIO Forum, taking place in Chicago on April 8-9, 2010.
The speakers will address an audience of 150 senior level IT executives from leading transportation and logistics firms at the only event that contextualises key CIO issues for the transportation industry.
Key themes to be discussed at this year’s Forum include: 'The Cloud' and Virtualisation – with contextualisation for the transportation industry. (From Jackie Barretta – CIO- Conway Freight. Recognized by CIO magazine for her work on virtualization and placed in the Top 100 CIOs.) As well as presentations on the importance of data analytics ; business alignment; how to ensure an effective IT strategy that is aligned with your business goals; streamlining systems for end-to-end visibility in the supply chain; outsourcing of IT operations, and cutting costs from a CIO perspective.
CIOs and senior IT executives from leading transportation and logistics providers are invited to apply for complimentary passes to the Forum, which include meals and accommodation. Details are available on the website.
Limited sponsorship opportunities are available to companies that provide industry-leading, innovative software solutions to the transportation and logistics industry. Four-soft, Savi Networks, Freshstart Logistics, HCL, Kronos and Sterling Commerce are all confirmed to participate in the 2010 event.
For further information on speaking or attending the event, please contact Ffion Thomson at fthomson (at) eft (dot) com or toll free from the US on 1 800 814 3459 ext. 7249. For information on Sponsoring, Exhibiting or Thought Leadership, please contact Toby Spencer on tspencer (at) eft (dot) com or +44 (0)207 375 7168.