July 30, 2012

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Department of Commerce

1st Annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit To Be Held

Tuesday - August 21, 2012 - 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  -

Sheraton Four Points Hotel - Port of Huntsville-

1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd. - Huntsville  35824


A one-day conference is planned to provide Alabama small and medium-sized companies (SME's) with the tools and strategies to improve their global supply chain and logistics processes.


The Export Alabama Alliance and its partners invite Alabama companies to participate in the 1st Annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit: CHEAPER - FASTER - BETTER, on Tuesday, August 21, at the Port of Huntsville. The seminar will be held from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel located at Huntsville International Airport.


Presentations and discussion will cover best practices through a series of case studies from companies like ADTRAN, Mercedes, NAVISTAR and Jack Daniels, that are successfully moving products and components through the global supply chain. The U.S. Army Materiel Command Logistics Support Activity (LOGSA) and the University of Alabama will also provide input on how to manage your supply chain CHEAPER - FASTER - BETTER. 


To reserve your seat at this free seminar, please contact Dara Steele, Alabama Department of Commerce Dara.Steele@commerce.alabama.gov or 334.353.1762. While there is no fee to attend, registration is required.


This conference is made possible in part by the generous support of the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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