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New this Year! Deep Dive Session Workshops
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Transportation Operations and Sourcing
This program provides the foundational understanding to manage and optimize transportation operations. Participants learn common terminology as well as methods to effectively manage transportation operations, source carriers, and third party providers to reduce transportation cost and maintain or increase service levels.
Who Should Attend
Transportation Operations and Sourcing is designed for those new to the transportation field or new to supervising people in the transportation field. In addition, anyone looking to brush up on current transportation issues and strategies will benefit. This would include analysts as well as non-transportation personnel interested in learning more about the largest cost area in supply chain management. This program is among the options for those pursuing a Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Operations.
Upon completion of Transportation Operations and Sourcing, you will have gained the knowledge to:
Creating a Secure and Compliant International Supply Chain from a U.S. Perspective
Featuring important highlights from the 9th Maritime/Logistics Seminar Training Seminar, this program will review critical trade and security compliance components for importer and exporters to know about to ensure that your import and export shipments are not delayed or exposed to possibly high penalties for non-compliance matters. We will address key aspects of Incoterms and marine insurance and will discuss some best practices for ocean and air shipments and the interactions with your freight forwarders, customs brokers and foreign customers and suppliers.
The Basics of Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Transportation
LTL transportation is the most complex transportation mode with unique acronyms and an elaborate pricing methodology. LTL expert, SMC3, will crack the code by introducing you to LTL concepts, including a walkthrough of the NMFC and all of the components of an LTL pricing program. We will review common contractual terms and discuss how to bid and source LTL transportation. This program is perfect for anyone new to the LTL industry or someone who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the common industry practices.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Game Changers in Freight Transportation & Logistics
This session will highlight the innovations that are changing the freight transportation and logistics landscape before our very eyes, including trends such as the uberization of brokerage and forwarding, autonomous trucks, the impact of e-commerce on supply chain design, blockchain in the supply chain, rate hedging, dynamic, continuous network optimization, automated picking, packing, loading, and unloading, surface drones, airborne drones, etc.
Presenter: John Larkin, Managing Director — Transportation & Logistics Research, Stifel Nicolaus
Check Please! Who is Left Paying the Bill when Dealing with Freight Payment, Cargo Claims, Detention, Demurrage, and Accidents When Contracting with Motor Carriers and Brokers
Presenters: Michael Kroul, President and Chief Leagal Officer, KTI; Craig Stoffel, Vice President of Global Logistics, Werner Enterprises; Chris Franzen, Executive Vice President, Shipware, LLC; Rob Taylor, CEO, Convey, Inc.
The Post-Product Supply Chain: Reorganizing for Success in A Customer-Driven World
The rise of the customer-driven supply chain is now a well-documented phenomenon. Across industries, supply chain leaders are implementing customer-driven initiatives to appease the ever-increasing demands of end users, and to slow the gradual erosion of margins. This transition has only hastened as more businesses invest in Just-In-Time strategies, end users demand more visibility and delivery options, and companies embrace customer experience and customer service as competitive differentiators.
Presenter: Rob Taylor, CEO, Convey, Inc.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Opening General Session Keynote Speaker: Chris Spear, President and CEO at American Trucking Associations
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