2012 Supply Chain Leadership Forum Set For August 27-29

Executives of leading retail, manufacturing, distribution and service provider companies will learn new ways to optimize and transform their supply chains . . .

2012 Supply Chain Leadership Forum Set for August 27-29 in Denver, Colorado

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium Event Features Benchmarking Trends, Brewery Tour

RALEIGH, NC, June 26, 2012 — Global supply chain executives will meet to discuss the latest strategies in logistics, distribution, inventory, transportation, and benchmarking and best practices at the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium’s eighth annual Supply Chain Leadership Forum, August 27-29 in Denver.

“The agenda is packed with small group education sessions, and our tour of MillerCoors Brewery promises an entertaining look at the logistics behind beer making and packaging,” says Bruce Tompkins, Executive Director of the Consortium. “Attendees will leave with fresh ideas for creating higher value in their supply chains.”

The event is being held at the Grand Hyatt Denver and runs from the evening of August 27 to midday August 29. Vice presidents, chief supply chain officers and other directors of leading retail, consumer products, manufacturing, distribution and service provider companies will learn new ways to optimize and transform their supply chains.

“Each year, our event creates a distinct and enjoyable learning experience, bringing participants back for more information on the latest and upcoming supply chain strategies,” adds Tompkins.

Other highlights of the forum:

  • A special keynote speech, Business at a Crossroads, by Dr. James A. Tompkins;

  • A panel discussion on Factors Driving Today’s Supply Chain Networks; and

  • Breakout sessions on hot topics including demand-driven supply chain, sales and operations planning, trucking regulations and supply chain technology trends.

To register or learn more about the event, visit: http://www.supplychainconsortium.com/Seminars/2012/overview.asp.

The Consortium also has a LinkedIn group and Xing group for organizations that are interested in staying current on the latest in supply chain benchmarking and best practices.

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is the premier source for supply chain benchmarking and best practices knowledge. With more than 350 participating retail, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution companies, the Consortium sponsors a comprehensive repository of over 10,000 data points complemented by search capabilities, online analysis tools, topic forums and peer networking for supply chain executives and practitioners. The Consortium is led by the needs of its membership and an Advisory Board that includes executives from Domino’s Pizza, GlaxoSmithKline, Hallmark, Ingram Micro, Kane is Able, Miller-Coors, The Coca-Cola Company, Target and University of Wisconsin. To learn more about how your company can become a member of the Supply Chain Consortium, contact John Foley, 919-855-5461 or visit www.supplychainconsortium.com.  

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