LogisticsMatter is going to the 3PL Summit. And you?

EFT 3PL2013This will be the third year that LogisticsMatter is Media Partner of the Eyefortransport 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum in Europe. This year the event is held in Amsterdam in the Steigenberger Airport Hotel, 12-14 November. “How to Successfully Drive your Logistics Business Past the Comfort Zone – New Opportunities, Technologies, Markets & Challenges Explored” is this year’s tagline. The second conference this month I’m very much looking forward to.

The main conference days are November 13th and 14th, but the event starts of on November 12th with two workshops: Inside the Four Walls: Distribution Centre Design and Optimization and “If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.” Supply Chain Innovation vs. Supply Chain Risk

Present at the event will be CEOs and MDs of 3PLs like CEVA, Damco, Menlo Worldwide Logistics, Raben, UTi, Ingram Micro, Geodis, and DHL. They will be discussing topics like Omni-channel Retail, 3D Printing, Strategies for Business Growth, and Robotics with Supply Chain Leaders from companies like Canon, Intel, Starbucks, HP, Henkel, LEGO, and Nokia.

The main conference days will have 3 main tracks: 3PL, Customer, and a combined 3PL & Customer track. Some of the topics that will be discussed:

  • How do you Grow your 3PL in 2014 and Beyond? Organic, Acquisition, Expansion into Markets, Specialisms?
  • How Can the 3PL Industry Start to Profitably Innovate and Win the On-Going Battle Against Commoditisation? The 3PL – Customer Relationship Dissected, with no Question Left Unaswered
  • 3D Printing – Opportunity or Threat for European 3PLs? Plus Specific Focus on what this ‘Could’ Mean for your Spare Parts and Critical Parts Logistics Business
  • Everything a 3PL & CSCO executive needs to understand about the latest developments in omni-channel retail
  • Breaking the Barriers – Collaborate with your Competitors to Reduce Transportation Costs
  • Unlocking the Potential of Reverse Logistics to Improve your Bottom Line and Better Customer Service Levels
  • Future of Logistics – a Futurist Look at the Developments that Could Affect your Logistics Operation 

Please join us in Amsterdam! You can find more information here. And when you are at the 3PL Summit, send a tweet to @LogisticsMatter if you want to have a coffee and a chat.

 

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