CHICAGO – enVista, a leading global consulting and software solutions firm, announces today the keynote speakers for its annual unified commerce, supply chain and transportation executive summit, FUEL 2018, to be held September 19-21 at the Loews Hotel downtown Chicago. Rick Blasgen, CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), will review CSCMP’s annual State of Logistics Report and Adrian Gonzalez, President of Adelante SCM and founder, host, and creative force behind Talking Logistics, will cover how companies can establish a unique logistics competitive edge.
enVista CEO Jim Barnes will also lead a fireside chat featuring panelists from CVS, Sephora, Tractor Supply and Spencer’s covering current and long-term supply chain and unified commerce initiatives.
Barnes said, “FUEL 2018 will offer a unique opportunity for unified commerce, supply chain and transportation thought leaders and executives to network and share innovative solutions that address pressing challenges like labor shortages, the Amazon effect and rising shipping costs. FUEL is an intimate, interactive conference created to facilitate conversations and connections.”
In addition to keynote presentations, the conference will include a client panel discussion on overcoming labor challenges in the distribution center and beyond; industry roundtable discussions; and 25 breakout sessions featuring client end users centered around distribution center design and optimization; supply chain network design and optimization; transportation analytics, visibility & implementation; transportation strategy; and unified commerce.
FUEL 2018 sponsors include: HighJump (Gold Sponsor), XPO Logistics (Silver Sponsor), Minisoft, ProShip, HCM Systems, 6 River Systems, MercuryGate, CBRE, FourKites, JDA, OnTrac and Supply Chain Digest.
FUEL will also include several opportunities for attendees to network and socialize, including a roundtable lunch, cocktail reception and Spirit of Chicago dinner cruise on Lake Michigan.
For a full list of speakers and topics, please view the FUEL 2018 agenda or visit www.envistafuel.com.
About FUEL 2018:
Join us for FUEL 2018, enVista’s unified commerce, supply chain and transportation executive summit, Sept 19-21, 2018 in Chicago, IL. Connect with dozens of unified commerce, transportation and supply chain executives to network, share ideas and best practices, and address your biggest supply chain and transportation challenges. We will be bringing together industry leaders and client presentations for dynamic sessions and interactive learning opportunities. Plus, there will be plenty of opportunities to socialize during our opening night reception and Spirit of Chicago lakefront dinner cruise. Fuel your organization’s results and your own growth at FUEL 2018. Register today at www.envistafuel.com