Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 24, 2012
SMC³ today announced that U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sánchez—one of the nation’s foremost authorities on export growth and international trade—will be a featured presenter at the Connections 2012 conference in Chicago, Ill. during the “Emerging Markets: Export Growth and Free Trade Practices” session.
“Under Secretary Sánchez will update transportation and logistics attendees on how U.S. trade practices are expected to boost U.S. exports by more than $10 billion annually and create new U.S. jobs,” said Jack E. Middleton, SMC³ president and CEO. “We are honored by his presence and welcome his insights into the larger trade initiatives that will affect our industry over the coming years. We anticipate a sold-out audience for this event.”
About Under Secretary Sánchez
Sánchez leads the International Trade Administration, which assists in the development of U.S. trade policy in the global economy; creates jobs and economic growth by promoting U.S. companies; strengthens American competitiveness across all industries; addresses market access and compliance issues; administers U.S. trade laws; and undertakes a range of trade promotion and trade advocacy efforts.
SMC³’s innovative products and solutions put transportation pricing to work, supporting collaboration between 5,000+ North American carrier, shipper and logistics service provider organizations. Every day, SMC³ meets our customers’ needs for actionable pricing content and their operational demands by providing flexible content delivery options and partnering with leading transportation software solution providers. Our extensive educational initiatives—from acclaimed bi-annual conferences to courses from The Academy—are designed to give our audiences the knowledge they need to succeed in a competitive transportation environment.
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