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Datebook: Here’s Our Roundup of the Latest Logistics-Focused Conferences


Datebook: Here’s Our Roundup of the Latest Logistics-Focused Conferences

IMTS Spark, Now through March 15, 2021, Virtual

One of the manufacturing industry’s most anticipated events, the International Manufacturing Technology Show, has, because of the COVID-19 crisis, gone from an in-person, one-time event to an ongoing, fully virtual showcase of leaders in manufacturing technology.

Shipping & Logistics India, Dec. 20-22, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India

The event’s goal is to identify and strengthen the industry’s role in the economic development of India, to reinforce the industry’s commitment to society, to create awareness, and support the industry’s efforts on quality, environment, energy management, and consumer protection.

Midwest Association of Rail Shippers Annual Winter Meeting, Jan. 20, 2021, Virtual

Presented twice annually, the open forum for discussion and resolution of rail transportation issues brings together railroads, shippers, receivers, and rail supply companies.

Marine Money London Forum, Jan. 22, 2021, The Dorchester, London, UK

The industry’s most important international ship finance forum promises guest speakers and opportunities for attendees to learn from experts in maritime finance, investment and capital formation.

Temperature Control & Logistics Forum, Jan. 26-28, 2021, Virtual

Presented 100 percent online for the first time, the event includes one day of pre-qualified meetings and two days of thought-provoking keynotes, case studies and panel discussions.

Logistics, Feb. 25-27, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

At the exhibition on logistics solutions, services, and supply chain management, a special focus will be placed on the industry’s direct impact on the efficiency of business in India as well as newer technologies that cut costs and/or boost efficiency.

Smart Ports Russia, March 24, 2021, President-Hotel, Moscow, Russia

This conference focuses on sea, river, and dry ports and terminals, port administrations, as well as companies operating in related industries. Port managers and owners, CTOs, top managers responsible for the innovative development and modernization of ports and terminals are the target audience.

GreenTech in Shipping USA, April 20-21, 2021, Hilton Miami Airport, Miami, Florida

This conference features topics such as environmental regulations and sustainable development, ports and green technologies, future fuels, engineering solutions for better efficiency, repair, retrofit, and ship modifications, ballast water treatment solutions, and more.


Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT) Webinars

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CONECT, a nonprofit, member-based business association for companies involved in international trade and/or transportation, presents these webinars on current issues facing the international trade community: ”The Brave New Post-COVID World;” “U.S.-China Trade in a Time of Crisis;” “The Coronavirus Effect: Real-Life Strategies for Mitigating Its Impact;” “China Tariffs Mediation: Section 301 Exclusions and Country of Origin Strategies;” “Staying Compliant in a Time of Supply Chain Disruption;” and “The Trade Wars and Minimizing Duties.”

COVID-19 & the Last Mile: Rethinking the Approach to Demand Fluctuations

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Speakers from GEODIS, SEKO Logistics and Scandit & Shipt discuss: technology solutions to deal with variations in demand and improve customer experience; leveraging a digital first software approach and more.

Immediate and Long-Term Supply Chain Moves for Forward-Thinking Brands

On demand at

LeanCor provides a current state assessment and future state vision of your network that maximizes profitable customer service at the lowest total cost.

Supply Chain Visibility

On demand at

Experts from Domino’s, Ryder System, T-Mobile and CFI/TFI International discuss risk and resilience, customer experience and efficiency gains, among other topics.

Warehouse Tech Middle East 2019

Warehouse Tech Middle East 2019 brings together the leading logistics, technology solution providers, warehousing leaders and startups to discuss and learn about warehouse technology advancements.

Taking place in beautiful Dubai, this exciting program covers various trends, advancements and solutions including drones, Digital Warehousing, Industry 4.0 effect, Internet of Things, AI & Robotics, Automation, Cloud Computing in WMS and Data Analytics.

If your company is looking for competitive and robust education and insight into the advancements found with warehousing technology, this conference is for you. Take a proactive approach to education and join industry leaders from around the world for a day packed with game-changing information, discussions, and networking opportunities.

The one-day program will take place on June 25 with an impressive list of speakers and exhibitors. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the digital warehousing market and register your spot today.

NARS 2019 Annual Meeting

The NARS Annual Meeting offers an infrastructure update and economic outlook for rail shippers and other supply chain professionals. Carl Ice, AAR chairman and BNSF president and CEO, delivers the keynote.

This year’s NARS meeting will take place in San Antonio from May 15-17th at the The Westin Riverwalk Hotel, giving attendees a spectacular view of the famous San Antonio Riverwalk and fine dining access. The speaker lineup also includes a special appearance from Commissioner George P. Bush and AAR President Ian Jeffries.

Those that register before April 29 receive a special rate at the Westin Hotel.

Don’t miss this year’s meeting and get your spot registered today.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

Converging the physical and digital supply chain to compete and grow in the modern era is this year’s focus. Expert advice and networking sessions cover logistics, supply chain strategy, leadership, innovation and more.

The Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference combines the elements of expert advice, networking, and solutions-oriented providers to further equip and educate those that attend. This year’s conference takes place in Phoenix, Arizona from May 13-16 at the beautiful JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

Premier exhibitors include Blume Global, Accenture, E2open, IBM, C.H. Robinson, and more. Scheduled topics include supply chain planning, sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, logisdtics, and customer fulfillment.

To learn more about the agenda and to register your spot for this game-changing event, please visit: