CLDA
PARCEL FORUM 15 CHICAGO - October 19-21, 2015 - Hyatt Regency
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If you have any responsibilities for the shipping, warehousing, distribution or overall logistics management of getting packages (<70lbs) from Point A to Point B in a timely and cost-effective manner – this is your conference!

  • Seven Build-Your-Own Conference Tracks

  • Four Exclusive All-Day Workshops & Tours

  • Exclusive PARCEL Forum Interactive & Real-Time Parcel Benchmarking Session

  • Powerful End-User Industry Case Studies

  • Virtual Tracks focused on DIM, Home Delivery and Omni-Channel Strategies

  • Embedded Peer-to-Peer Networking Opportunities

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19
  Transportation Operations International Warehouse Tours
10:00a-
5:00p
WS100
Mastering Parcel
Contract Negotiations

By Rob Martinez &
Trevor Outman, Shipware

WS200
Omni-Channel Fulfillment Strategies: Meeting Customer’s Needs in a Changing Landscape
By Dr. Robert Novak &
Steve Tracey, Penn State's Smeal College, Center for Supply Chain Research


WS300
International Trade Workshop & Tour
By Tom Stanton, AFMS  & Marsha McIvor, Livingston International
WS400
All-day Distribution
Center Tours

Led by Susan Rider,
Rider & Associates

Tour Participation Capped at 50!
Only 15 Seats Left Available!


6:30p-
9:30p
Platinum Attendee Networking Cruise & Reception
 
  TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS CUSTOMIZED
LAST MILE
LOGISTICS
  FUNDAMENTALS MASTERS SHIPPING OPERATIONS LOGISTICS HOT TOPICS
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20
8:00a-
8:50a
SE 101 Networking Breakfast
9:00a-
9:50a
TF101
Parcel 101 for the Newcomer
By Rob Martinez, Shipware
TM201
Parcel Cost Drivers

By Kenneth Moyer, LJM Consultants
TS301
PEER-TO-PEER
How IDS Optimized Its Shipping Program

By Mike DeFabis, IDS & Rodney Small, Stamps.com
TO401
Keep up with Demand: Implementing Picking Automation
By Jeff Hodges, OPEX & John Kemp, Kemp Systems & Associates
OL501
Tackling Goliaths: Quick Wins for Small- to Mid-Sized Shippers
By Jeffrey Haushalter, Chicago Consulting
OH601
Successful Strategies to Reduce the Cost of DIM Rules
By Wayne Teres, Teres Consulting
CL701
Regional Providers – Today’s Solution to your Distribution Challenges
By Rick Jones, Lone Star Overnight
10:00a-
10:50a
TF102
How Small- and Mid-Volume Shippers Can Level the Playing Field
By Tim Sailor, Navigo Consulting
TM202
Take Control
of Your Accessorial Fees

By John Haber, Spend Management Experts
TS302
PEER-TO-PEER
Gaining Control of Ground Logistics
By Jeremy Soine, Krave & Kelan Raph, Grand Canal Solutions
TO402
From Clicks Back to Bricks: Redefining the Customer Experience with Omni-channel Fulfillment
By John Tremonte, Pitney Bowes & John Stelzer, IBM
OL502-503
POWER SESSION
Implementation and Benefits of Lean Thinking for the Supply Chain

By Tom  Stretar & Kurt Leisman, enVista
OH602
Packaging Impacted from All Directions: Omni-Channel, DIM, Material Handling & the Customer Experience
By George Swartz, Fortna
CL702
Be Visible or Go Home: Technology Solutions Connecting Last Mile Carriers & Shippers

Panelists: Mark Cossack, Priority Courier Experts; Daniel Barfield, Datatrac Corp; Robert Bacchi, Choice Logistics
11:00a-
11:50a
TF103
How Innovations at the USPS Can Help You Meet Customer Demand
By Dennis Nicoski, USPS
TM203
Making Money in the World of Free Shipping
By Jeffrey Haushalter, Chicago Consulting
TS303
Top Rate-Shopping Tools
By Lisa Renfroe, DigitalShipper Locgistics Software
TO403
What Does Distribution Software of the Future Look Like?
By Chris Elliott, Blue Horseshoe Solutions
OH603
Beware: 7 Distribution Hazards
By Tom Blanck & Darren Jorgenson, Chainalytics
CL703
Warehousing and Omni-Channel Retail Fulfillment
By Mike Honious, OHL
12:00p-
12:50p
TF104/TM204
MEGA SESSION
Live & Interactive Parcel Pricing Benchmarking
By Rob Martinez, Shipware
TS304/TO404
MEGA SESSION
How to Make Technology Work for You and Pay Dividends
By Susan Rider, Rider & Associates
OL504
MEGA SESSION
Direct to Consumer:
What Is Your Competition
Up To?

By Curtis Barry,
F. Curtis Barry & Company
OH604
EXCLUSIVE
Problem-Solving Networking Learning Groups

By Terry Harris, Chicago Consulting
CL704
Strategies for Success: Creating and Managing an Efficient Final Mile Network
By Scott Langley, Intelligent Audit
1:00p-
2:30p
Keynote & Game Changer Awards Luncheon
2:30p-
6:30p
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
6:30p-
8:00p
Opening Night Networking Reception

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
8:00a-
8:50a
TF105
PEER-TO-PEER
Story of a Small Shipper: Always Deliver

By Baadal Deliwala, Titan Motorsports
TM205
PEER-TO-PEER
How L'Oreal Uses Regional Carriers to Reduce Costs
By Brad Moose, L'Oreal
TS305
Big Data Analytics: Using Business Intelligence to Manage Complex Parcel Networks
By Michael Lambert & Katie Parker, Green Mountain Technology
TO405
PEER-TO-PEER
Barcode and Slotting Technology Pay-off at Helm's DC

By Michael Wacht, Helm
OL505
PEER-TO-PEER
How We Selected a 3rd Party Fulfillment Provider
By Tamo Duske, Slimgenics
OH605
PEER-TO-PEER
Best Practices in International Parcel Shipping

By Dimitris Constantinou, Easy Group and Keith McCall, Enroute Systems Corporation
CL705
CLDA
MEMBER ONLY:
The Evolution of the Same Day Sector and What it Will Take to Survive

By Ivan Hoffman, ETC & Associates
9:00a-
9:50a
TF106
What Are the Gotchas? Pitfalls of Carrier Negotiations
By Brittany Beecroft, AFS
TM206
Learn the Difference: Cost Model v. Benchmark Pricing
By Shaun Rothwell
and Carl Hutchinson, iDrive Logistics
TS306
PEER-TO-PEER
How Serec Accurately Charged Back Shipping Costs
Jim Farrell & Jimmy Duggan, Serec; Jim Moseley & Randy Miller, TransGuardian
TO406
Top 5 Best Practices, Top 5 Worst Practices for WMS
By Susan Rider, Rider & Associates
OL506
PEER-TO-PEER
How to Guide Your eCommerce Distribution Network from $5 to $50 Million in Annual Revenue

By Matt Glauber, BuyAutoParts.com
OH606
Cross Border Trade: What Does It Mean for Parcel Shippers
By Krish Iyer, Neopost
CL706
The M&A Outlook for the Transportation Industry
By Hugh Rabb, BB&T Capital Market; Benjamin Gordon, BG Stategic Advisors; Ransom James, Eagle Merchant Partners; Scott Dobak, Dicom Transportation Group
10:00a-
12:30p
BITE & BIZ LUNCH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
12:40p-
1:30p
TF107
UPS & FedEx Cost Reduction: 5 Simple Options
By Thomas Andersen, LJM Consultants
TM207
PEER-TO-PEER
Big Data for Small Parcels

By James Krist, Avnet & Harold Friedman, Data2Logistics
TS307
Global Freight Process Management
By Doug Kahl & Dominic McGough, enVista
TO407
'Door to Door' Parcel Automation
By John Sarinick, BEUMER Corporation
OL507
Preparing for a Peak Shipping Season
By Michael Everson, DigitalShipper
OH607
Secrets to Navigating Customs: International B2C Small Parcel Challenges & Solutions
By Kevin Unbedacht & Miles Shepard, International Bridge
CL707
Regulatory Updates and their Impact
By Brent Primus, Primus Law Office
1:40p-
2:30p
TF108-TM108
CLOSING SESSION
Ask the Transportation Experts

By Panel of Consultants and Your Peers
TS308-TO408
CLOSING SESSION
Top 20 Best Ideas to Implement from the Conference

By Susan Rider, Rider & Associates
OL508-OH608
EXCLUSIVE
Problem-Solving Networking Learning Groups
By Terry Harris, Chicago Consulting
CL708
CLDA
MEMBER ONLY:
Focus Groups

Conference session, time and speaker subject to change without notice.

 

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MONDAY
October 19
Workshops
10:00am – 5:00pm

TUESDAY
October 20

Conference Sessions
9:00am – 12:45pm

Opening Day Keynote Luncheon
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Exhibit Hall Open
2:30pm – 6:30pm

Opening Night Reception
6:30pm – 8:00pm

WEDNESDAY
October 21

Conference Sessions
8:00am – 9:45am

Exhibit Hall Open
10:00am – 12:30pm
On-Floor Lunch

Conference Sessions
12:45pm – 2:30pm

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