CIOs from XPO Logistics, DHL Supply Chain, Swift Transportation, DB Schenker and Lineage Logistics will all be presenting at the Annual North American CIO Logistics Forum, Austin

Austin, May 2017:

eft is proud to announce the launch of the 2017 North American Logistics CIO Forum, which will take place in Austin, 7-8 November 2017. Over 150 CIOs and senior IT executives from the top logistics providers in North America will gather to discuss the challenges and opportunities that technology is bringing to the industry.

Confirmed speakers for the forum include:

  • Sanjib Sahoo, CIO Transport, XPO Logistics
  • Gary Dowdy, Head of Innovation and Disruptive Technology,J.B. Hunt Transport
  • Jeff Jones, Senior Director IT Services,UPS
  • Sally Miller, CIO, DHL Supply Chain
  • Brett Cooksey, Enterprise Architect, C.H. Robinson
  • Mike Ruchensky, CIO, Swift Transportation
  • Richard Ebach, CIO Americas, DB Schenker
  • Sudarsan Thattai, CIO, Lineage Logistics

The full speaker line-up along with the event agenda can be accessed by downloading the event brochure

The business-critical role of the CIO: Building an innovative and adaptable IT Strategy to meet the growing demands of the customer and improve operational efficiency

eft’s North American Logistics CIO Forum has established itself as a must attend event over the years due to the quality of speakers and thought provoking discussions that tackle the most pertinent issues facing Logistics CIOs. The forum aims to provide attendees with the vital information they need to secure their business’ technology policies for the digital age of logistics that has most certainly arrived, and will only continue to develop.

Key discussion topics will include:

  • Take IT performance further: Strategically approach your digital transformation and dynamically position your company for success
  • Exceed customer expectations: Explore ways technology can deliver on the ever-increasing demands of your customers
  • Deliver data-driven success: Engage the best possible technology, integrate data seamlessly, and increase efficiency company-wide
  • Always be innovating:Embrace change. Hear how LSPs are innovating with the right technology, right now to deliver a competitive edge
  • Secure your network: Share lessons learned. Understand solutions you could implement to remain vigilant against constant threats to your cyber security

For the complete event program and speaker line-up download the brochure here

Paddy Le Count, Project Director for the forum said that, “The Logistics CIO Forum is consistently referred to as a must attend event by North America’s most recognisable logistics providers. This year will be no exception and the incredible speaker faculty that has already been confirmed is testament to this. These industry pioneers will encourage others to take note of the critical changes that technology is having on logistics operations. The chance to hear from such an elite group of experts is simply too good to miss.”

Limited complimentary passes are available for CIOs or senior IT executives at Logistics Organizations See here for more details:

About eft

eft Supply Chain and Logistics Business Intelligence is the global leader in business intelligence and C-level networking for the transport, logistics and supply chain industry. We specialize in connecting senior industry executives with their industry peers, and with the crucial information they need to excel in their work.

For further information, please contact:

Fabia Palmer
Marketing Manager | eft
USA 1-800-814-3459 ex.7218


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