Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
The Summit is set to have three focussed tracks covering key topics in the industry. The first event track will focus on 3PL strategy, featuring an on-stage interview with CEVA Logistics CEO, Marvin Schlanger and a look at transportation prices, capacity, regulation and future trends featuring Derek Leathers (President and COO of Werner Enterprises), Tommy Barnes (President of Con-way Multimodal), Bill Clement (Vice President of Intermodal at CSX) and Todd Fowler (Vice President and Equity Research Analyst, KeyBanc Capital). The track also features Gartner’s inaugural Magic Quadrant for Global Third Party Logistics.
The second event track looks at 3PL customer relationships, including a keynote presentation by Joey Carnes (Chairman and CEO of MIQ Logistics) on emerging markets and a look into the future of logistics featuring presentations by Brad Jacobs (Chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics) and Jeff Silver (Founder and CEO of Coyote).
Finally, the third track looks at supply chain, and features a session dedicated to omni channel retail with presentations by Scott Spata (VP Supply Chain Development & Direct Fulfillment at the Home Depot) and Jeff Starcheski (Vice President of Logistics Services at Sears Holdings Corporation). Also featured are a look into what other areas supply chain executives can outsource in their supply chains with contributions from PWC and Mike Gardner, CDO of Exel.
The event is now open for delegate bookings with early-bird rates available until February 26th.
‘We’re really excited about this year’s 3PL Summit with so many of the top decision makers in third party logistics and supply chain set to contribute.’ Said Chris Saynor, CEO of eyefortransport. ‘This event is ready to set the tone of the North American logistics and supply chain conversation over the next year.’
Visit http://www.3PLSummit.com for event details, including the speaker line-up, program and registration.