The 17th annual Shipper Symposium is coming up fast! Join us at this year’s signature event on May 6-8, 2019, at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas. You can expect some of the best and brightest leaders from the transportation and supply chain industries to be in attendance at this 48-hour event, and we hope you’ll be there to learn the latest industry info impacting your organization!
The Shipper Symposium is an educational forum that focuses on bringing together shippers, transportation practitioners, analysts and academics to identify strategies for navigating the ongoing trends and challenges impacting the supply chain. This year’s broad range of panels and seminars from supply chain, economic and business visionaries will provide attendees with a wealth of industry knowledge and the opportunity to expand their network.
To get you started on your Shipper Symposium journey, we’ve put together a preview of this year’s speakers. Take a look below and let us know who you are most excited to see in the comments!
Shipper Symposium 2019 Presenters
After previous attendees enjoyed his fascinating presentation two years ago, keynote speaker Ken Gronbach is back for an encore. As the President of KGC Direct, Ken is an internationally respected demographer who has been able to forecast societal, commercial, economic, cultural and political phenomena with uncanny accuracy. During his presentation, he will share customized demographic research and discuss why he believes the United States is the best nation on earth – and that the country’s best days are still ahead.
Keynote speaker Sarah Robb O’Hagan has been described as everything from “Superwoman Undercover” to “The Pied Piper of Potential.” She is the Founder and CEO of Extreme Living and previously served as the CEO of Flywheel Sports, President of Equinox, Global President of Gatorade and GM and Marketing Director at Nike. Sarah will share info on how to become the most “extreme” version of yourself by operating at the edge of your potential and building highly-collaborative and focused teams.
Brian Beaulieu, the CEO of ITR Economics, is also coming back to this year’s Shipper Symposium by popular demand. Beaulieu has been providing workshops and economic analysis seminars in seven countries to thousands of business owners and executives for the last 31 years. Brian will speak on improving an organization’s domestic and global perspective and how to forecast, plan and increase profits based on business cycle trend analysis.
Bruce Chan is a Vice President and Senior Analyst in the Transportation & Logistics Equity Research Group, Stifel. Bruce will focus his conversation on the global logistics industry, including freight forwarding, contract logistics, truck brokerage and asset-light trucking.
Steve Banker, Vice President, SCM at ARC Advisory Group, has become one of the best-known industry analysts covering supply chain management as a coauthor of Logistics Viewpoints and a Forbes.com contributor. During the event, he will discuss some of the newest supply chain technologies, best practices and emerging industry trends.
Be sure to mark your calendar for Shipper Symposium today! You can register for the 17th annual event here before the prices increase on April 1st .
What are you looking forward to most at this year’s event?