Logistics conference set for Reno
Subjects ranging from logistics staffing to e-commerce and transportation will be in the spotlight during a two-day conference sponsored by the Northern Nevada Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
The conference, which is expected to draw participants from throughout the West, is scheduled for June 20-21 at the Reno Events Center.
The first day’s seminars will focus on staffing, training and education. The second day’s sessions will cover operations, transportation and e-commerce. Also scheduled are presentations on best practices. Participating organizations include Prologistix, Bender Group, Vanderlande Industries, Urban Outfitters, Bally Technologies, Microsoft Licensing, DP Partners, ITS Logistics, BNSF, CH Robinson and NAIOP.
For registration information, see http://www.supplychainnv.com/Regional_Conference.html.
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