Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 04, 2016
SMC³ and The Technology Association of Georgia Supply Chain & Logistics Society cordially invites its members and the logistics community at large to attend the inaugural 2016 SMC³ Logistics Technology Summit.
This year, TAG is partnering with SMC³ as the organization works to bring this new offering to technology professionals throughout Georgia. The event, which will be hosted on January 19 at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, serves as a TAG monthly society meeting for the supply chain and logistics chapter of its membership. For more information and to register, visit https://www.123signup.com/event?id=pbtbb.
The supply chain technology event, which offers attendees a full day of sessions focused on emerging IT trends and opportunities, is part of SMC³ three-day Jump Start 2016 conference. SMC³ has picked topics for the LTS that will stimulate discussion about the technology of transportation and strengthen the tech community within Georgia and nationwide. To accomplish this task, panelists and speakers will discuss the evolution of tracking technology, surviving the data explosion, emerging tools for 3PLs, and autonomous delivery vehicles. Jump Start audiences include representatives from some of the most recognized regional and national trucking, shipping, logistics and technology companies, so first-time attendees are sure to witness lively, interactive discussion among attendees as they analyze industry trends and topics.
The Logistics Technology Summit brings together some of the top thought leaders in the industry. Panelists and speakers include Jon Fox, vice president of strategy, Load Delivered Logistics; Chris Jones, executive vice president of marketing and services, Descartes; Jeff Metersky, vice president of Solutions Strategy, Llamasoft; and Ken Pehanick, president and CEO, SaaS Transportation.
Please note: attendees interested in attending the IGNITE networking event from 4:00 – 6:30 should contact Amy Stankosky, Phone: 770.486.5802, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
About TAG Supply Chain & Logistics
The goal of the TAG Supply Chain & Logistics Society is to bring together industry professionals from logistic functions to share insights and leading practices. Together we will be the catalyst for identifying current and future value driven practices and innovative technology solutions to support the global supply chain. As a result, we will deliver sustainable ideas, new ways of working together, information sharing, and professional growth that will help the community positively improve the flow of goods and services to meet customer's requirements in the 21st century.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 28,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org.
SMC³ is the leading provider of data, technology and education as an integrated solution to the freight transportation community. SMC³ delivers its core competency–LTL pricing expertise–through collaborative pricing technology that supports end-to-end, ongoing predictability in shipper/3PL-carrier relationships. Best known for its CzarLite®, Bid$ense® and RateWare® solutions, the company serves more than 5,000 customers throughout North America, including shippers, carriers, logistics service providers and freight-payment companies. The company also partners with leading transportation software developers for complete interoperability.