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11th 3PL Summit

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6/18/13 8:00 am to 6/20/13 7:00 pm CST
Radisson Blu Aqua
Chicago, IL
United States
Contact: Ahmad Said

The 11th 3PL Summit - co-located with the Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum - will reveal how you can adapt your business to meet the requirements of the economic re-growth, drive renewed growth and gain market share.

  • Risk Management for 3PLs – Prepare and Mitigate While Remaining Agile, Lean and Profitable - Tough economic conditions, natural disasters, changing regulation and labour challenges are just a few of the difficulties facing the logistics industry at the moment. Understand what can be done to mitigate risks and gear your logistics company towards profitability
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in the 3PL Industry – What You Need to Know Now, and What are the Future Threats and Opportunities - As the logistics industry consolidates, understand the next steps in M+A, how it is set to play into your company strategy and how are high-value industries gaining investor attention – how can you get involved?
  • The Threats and Opportunities of Disruptive Technologies in Logistic – Explore some of the other technologies set to affect 3PLs, including 3D Printing and Digital Supply Chain
  • The Future of Logistics – The Biggest Challenges and Opportunities for 3PLs: Predictions, Megatrends and the Future of Freight
  • The Transportation Conundrum – Prices, Capacity, Regulation, Future Trends Explored. With increasing demand by customers for quicker seamless logistics solutions, and continued difficulties with labour unions, regulations and driver shortages – Resolve the transportation conundrum, and get to the bottom of tackling transportation challenges across all modes
  • What’s Next for Emerging Markets? Leverage your Global Logistics Networks Towards Regional Logistics Leadership - Gain market share by leading your customers into new markets and penetrating further into established markets.



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