Associated To Host Loyola’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Leadership Conference

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Associated To Host Loyola’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Leadership Conference

Associated has been selected for the fourth year in a row to host Loyola’s Supply Chain Leadership Conference on June 8, 2017. This is the fourth year for this one-­of-­a-­kind event that will bring together supply chain experts and professionals from a wide array of backgrounds and industries to discuss today's hot supply chain topics. With a broad array of educational sessions, product demonstrations, solution applications and peer-to-peer networking opportunities this is an event designed for every supply chain leader.

“We are excited to work with The Supply and Value Chain Center of the Quinlan School of Business of Loyola University Chicago for the fourth year in a row. We fully support and appreciate their goal to create a common platform where industry leaders and academics can exchange ideas and knowledge in the area of supply chain”, said Tim Combs, President/CEO of Associated.

“It is imperative for the academic community to have partners in Supply Chain like Associated that will enable us to continue to support the growing needs of the Chicago business community and beyond in the development of practical, implementable solutions to problems relative to the management of the end-to-end supply chain. We look forward to a continued partnership with Associated as our Supply and Value Chain Center grows”, said John A. Caltagirone, Founding Director, Supply and Value Chain Center, Quinlan School of Business.

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About Associated:
Associated has over 55 years of providing customers with innovative solutions that optimize space, labor and order fulfillment operations within their supply chain. By utilizing their unparalleled experience and industry best practices they are able to evaluate current methods and processes for storage, order fulfillment, labor and equipment utilization and recommend practical strategies to enhance their effectiveness and reduce overall cost. In 2014 Associated acquired Peach State Integrated Technologies Inc., a professional services firm that provides strategic supply chain consulting and automated material handling solutions for their global clients. The merger has made the combined organization one of the largest supply chain solution providers in North America in both size and breadth of solution offerings. Associated has been the recipient of multiple awards in recognition of being a premier organization in the supply chain industry.

About Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business:
Focused on responsible leadership, the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago offers undergraduate, graduate, and executive education in the heart of downtown Chicago, with campuses and partnerships in Rome, Beijing, and Ho Chi Minh City. Founded in 1922, the school was an early pioneer in Jesuit business education and, as such, is firmly rooted in a curriculum based on ethics. The school is named for Michael R. Quinlan, a double Loyola alumnus, who served as the chairman and CEO of McDonald's and is the current chairman of Loyola's Board of Trustees. To learn more about Loyola's Quinlan School of Business, visit,, and


For additional information about Associated, visit the company Web site at or call (800) 755-7201.

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