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3PL Conference to Feature Top Logistics Decision Makers

February 26, 2013
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eyefortransport has announced the program and speaker line-up for its 11th 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum (Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, June 18th – 20th) as well as the important industry topics set to be addressed by top decision makers in the logistics industry attending the event.

The Summit is set to have three focused 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. Also, 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 (VP of Intermodal at CSX) and Todd Fowler (VP 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 Home Depot) and Jeff Starcheski (VP of Logistics Services at Sears Holdings Corp.). 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 for event details, including the speaker line-up, program and registration.

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