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  November 13th, 2017 | Written by


Jan. 8-9: Precision Farming Dealer Summit

Organized by Precision Farming Dealer, “the dealer’s source for precision farming technologies and their applications,” the conference includes topics ranging from “Logistical Evolutions & Operational Expectations for Bringing Autonomy to Agriculture” to “The Straight Truth About Precision Farming Business Growth.

Galt House Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky;

Jan. 10-11: Import Transactions Seminars

Emerging and Frontier Markets Association, in partnership with the Association for Trade Compliance, offers Imports 101 and Imports 102 seminars on import regulations. Part one, which is held the opening day, deals with the risks, players, best practices and nuts and bolts of importing. Part two on day two covers the responsibilities and liabilities of a U.S. importer. Both parts are also presented together on Jan. 11.

AFTC, Atlanta, Georgia;

Jan. 24-25: InternetRetailing Expo Indonesia 2018

Transform your retailing business with the latest ecommerce insights. Leading experts from across Indonesia offer step-by-step guides to: manage multi-channel marketing campaigns; define what it really means to be omni-channel; secure mobile payment and safe transactions; and much more.

Pullman Jakarta Central Park, Jakarta, Indonesia;

Jan. 28-31: ProSweets Cologne

In conjunction with ISM, the world’s leading trade fair for sweets and snacks, the only event of its kind spotlights the entire value chain of the industry. Covered topics range from innovative ingredients to pioneering packing solutions to optimized production technologies.

Messehochhaus exhibition center, Cologne, Germany-GmbH;

Jan. 29-31: 2018 Transportation Summit

National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) brings together freight transportation professionals for interactive education, modal committee meetings and vendor engagement. The target audience is logistics pros navigating the intergenerational workforce; rail, ocean, and highway freight transportation issues; trends in rail, highway and ocean transportation; and looming energy issues.

Intercontinental Dallas Hotel, Dallas, Texas;

Feb. 4-6: Georgia Foreign Trade Conference 2018

The 50th anniversary event will attract innovative, nontraditional thinkers. Whether container, RoRo, breakbulk or agri-bulk, GFTC panels are driven by the biggest challenges, and opportunities, impacting global trade, especially in the Southeastern U.S.

The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia;

Feb. 7-8: Cargo Logistics Canada Expo + Conference

Promised is “the entire supply chain under one roof.” That is based on the more than 2,600 delegates, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers from around North America, and internationally, who represented many different supply chains last year at the largest multimodal show in Canada. Attend to engage, learn, network and source a wide variety of logistics services and solutions.

Vancouver Convention Centre West, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada;

Feb. 25-28: 2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference

The Retail Industry Leaders Association delivers powerful insights from supply chain experts who challenge the “norm” every day. Take, for instance, keynote speaker Sona Chawla, the chief operating officer at Kohl’s, which has transformed the customer experience. Chawla, who oversees all store operations, the logistics and supply chain network, information and digital technology, e-commerce strategy and planning and operations, explains how.

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona;

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