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eft Weekly Newsletter 27th March 2014

Shocking Statistics on Women in Logistics; Diageo Supply Chain Interview; Hi-Tech Supply Chain Webinar

I would like to draw your attention to the new infographic about Women in Logistics. Some frightening statistics are included about how under-represented females are in this industry…on a related but more positive note there is a really insightful interview with Joy Rice, the new Supply Chain Director of Diageo in APAC to share with you this week.

Lastly…two dates for your diary. Wednesday 9th April at 11:30am CET is a complimentary webinar “Best Kept Secrets to Globalising Your Hi-Tech Supply Chain” – this will be a great listen/watch even if you are not directly involved in the hi-tech supply chain, as there is a lot to learn from this industry. Even if you cannot make it this time, by signing up you will be sent the recordings. June 11-13 in Chicago is the 12th 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum featuring 600 top executives – you can see the current attendee list here and view the updated brochure featuring a detailed agenda, and updated speaker list here.

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News This Week:

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2014 
Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. We selected a few facts to share with you

BNSF Logistics, Exel, P&G, Verizon, Walgreens and 300+ More Senior Executives Confirmed for 12th 3PL Summit 
300+ attendees are already confirmed for the 12th 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, June 11-13th in Chicago, with over 600 expected to attend in June 

eft Interviews Joy Rice Regional Supply Chain Director at Diageo 
eft interviewed Joy Rice as she was recently appointed Regional Supply Chain Director of Diageo APAC. She explains Diageo’s supply chain network, IT system and its involvement in the omnichannel environment 

The Status of Women in the Logistics Industry
This infographic shows how women in the logistics industry are portrayed in education and the workplace, this also shows the difference in earnings between men and women

eft's New Complimentary Webinar - Best Kept Secrets to Globalising Your Hi-Tech Supply Chain
Hugh Williams, MD, Hughenden Consulting and Fred Hartung, VP Supply Chain Solutions & Logistics, Jabil will be contributing their expertise to the discussion taking place on Wednesday 9th April 2014 at 10:30 GMT 

Featured This Week: Updated 3PL Summit Brochure – Newest Speakers, Attendees, Sessions

With the number of additions that have occurred in the 12th 3PL Summit program over the last few months, we’ve decided to re-release the PDF event program, including all of the new key developments. 

Featured inclusions in the brochure version 2 are:

  • Full speaker list with dozens of additions including from Con-way, BlueGrace, Helix, Horizon Lines, Exel, Nestle, US Cellular, Infineon,  etc.
  • Speaker allocations on the agenda to help you plan for each session
  • Confirmed attendees - Over 300 already
  • Access to the initial agenda timings to help you plan your schedule at the event
  • The addition of a third workshop on reinventing the 3PL Model
  • A discount code worth up to $200

Click here to download the 3PL Summit Brochure (Version 2).

Featured This Week: Webinar: Best Kept Secrets to Globalising Your Hi-Tech Supply Chain – Complimentary Webinar

The globalisation of your supply chain brings with it a plethora of challenges  including  poor visibility, compliance hurdles, tax complications, data deficiencies and dispersed networks of suppliers and logistics partners. 

With a view to make sense of this complexity eft have organised a complimentary webinar for you:

The Move Towards Globalisation: Supply Chain Strategies for the Hi-Tech Industry will take place on Wednesday 9th April at 10:30am GMT

Hugh Williams, MD, Hughenden Consulting will be exploring the major trends surrounding  supply chain globalisation and giving his insight on various aspects including international communication, cultural and language barriers and reshoring.

Fred Hartung, VP Supply Chain Solutions & Logistics, Jabil will then be sharing his views on the challenges and opportunities regarding big data and how it can aid better decision making in your global supply chain.

Sign up here