Freight Transportation and Logistics: Delivering Results in a Volatile Environment

Program Schedule

(Final Schedule subject to change)

Day 1 – Monday, September 9, 2013

Time

Topic

Faculty

8:00-8:30 am

Participant Check-In & Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 am

Welcome and Course Introduction

Program Moderator

8:45-10:00 am

The Freight & Logistics Landscape and Trends in Supply Chain

Justin Zubrod

10:00-10:30 am

Break

10:30 am-11:30 pm

North American Trucking Industry

Justin Zubrod or Lee Clair

11:30-12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30-1:30 pm

North American Rail: Bulk

Justin Zubrod or Lee Clair

1:30-3:00 pm

How Customers Buy Freight

Joel Sitak

3:00-3:15 pm

Break

3:15-4:45 pm

Transportation Costs & Pricing 

Ian Savage

4:45-5:15 pm

Day’s Recap / Take Aways

Justin Zubrod

5:15 pm

Welcome Cocktail Reception

 

Day 2 – Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Time

Topic

Faculty

8:15-9:15 am

Freight Transportation Intermediaries: Brokerage / TMS

Doug Waggoner

9:15-10:15 am

Intermodal

Michael Burton

10:15-10:30 am

Break

10:30-12:00 pm

Using Data to Manage Freight 

Hani Mahmassani

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:00-3:15 pm

Third Party Logistics - Case Study

Karen Smilowitz

3:15-3:30 pm

Break

3:30-5:15 pm

E-logistics / e-fulfillment Best Practices - Panel Discussion

Mike Brennan
Jeff Starecheski

5:15-5:30 pm

Day's Recap / Take Aways

 Justin Zubrod

5:30 pm

Adjournment

Day 3 – Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Time

Topic

Faculty

8:15-9:15 am

Managing Volatility in the Air Freight Industry - An Airline Perspective

Shawn McWhorter

9:15-10:15 am

Key Trends and Drivers in Global Freight Forwarding

Farrukh Bezar

10:15-10:30 am

Break

 

10:30 am-12:00 pm

Ports and Ocean Shipping

Steven Rothberg

12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Lunch  Break

1:00-3:30 pm

Global Sourcing and Simulation Exercise

Jan Van Mieghem

3:30-3:45 pm

Break

3:45-4:45 pm

Course Summary / Take Aways

Hani Mahmassani
Justin Zubrod

4:45-5:00 pm

Closing Q & A


5:00 pm

Adjournment / Departure