Supply Chain Summit for Ousting Inefficiencies

The Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers Business School and the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association announced a joint Logistics Summit to be held September 27-28, 2011 in New Brunswick, N.J. The Summit will feature interactive sessions led by practitioners, academics and trade group executives. The goal, according to Prof. Dale Rogers of Rutgers, will be to help attendees drive inefficiencies out of the supply chain.

Joe Andraski, President and CEO of VICS, will start off the first day of the summit with a talk titled “VICS and The Perfect Storm,” and Prof. Rogers will continue with “The Future of Global Logistics.” Industry leaders from Schneider National, CSX Intermodal, Kimberly Clark, Macy’s National Retail Systems and Maersk will then present a series of discussions on specific issues in transportation, including case studies.

Day two of the Summit will feature workshops on transportation issues by Dan Mullaly of FedEx and EPC-enabled RFID by Patrick Javick of GS1 US, and then the keynote address “CSCMP and the Transportation Challenge” by Rick Blasgen, President & CEO of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals.

The Logistics Summit is sponsored by CSX Intermodal, FedEx, Schneider National and VICS. More information can be found at or contact JoAnn Fiordland of VICS at 609-620-4567, [email protected], or Jacqueline Perkel-Joseph of Rutgers Business School at 848-445-3516, [email protected].

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