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CSCMP Panel — 20th Annual Study of Trends and Issues in Logistics and Transportation — Highlights 'Bermuda Triangle' of Logistics Management Issues

Study Experts Present Key Findings, Share Real-World Successes on How to Better Navigate the "New Normal" in Today's Business Environment

CSCMP Logo. WHAT: The research team behind the industry's "20th Annual Study of Trends and Issues in Logistics and Transportation" will host a panel during Track 6 "Current Research and Surveys" at this year's CSCMP Annual Global Conference. Panelists from the companies that conducted and supported the research project — The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Georgia Southern University; Con-way Inc.; and Ernst & Young LLP — will provide an overview of the three specific areas of logistics issues that supply chain practitioners must contend with and overcome. Attendees will also learn from case studies about how firms are addressing these business challenges in a down economy.

For the past 20 years, this study has identified emerging trends in the field of logistics and has provided benchmarking data on transportation performance and expenditures.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, 3-4:30 p.m.

WHERE: CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2011 — Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Room 109B, Philadelphia


  • Mary C. Holcomb, Ph.D., associate professor of Logistics, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Karl B. Mandrodt, professor, Georgia Southern University
  • Thomas Nightingale, chief marketing officer, Con-way Inc.
  • Tony J. Ross, senior manager, Ernst & Young LLP

The moderator for the panel is Michael A. Levans, Supply Chain Group  editorial director, Peerless Media

For more information or to schedule an interview with one of the speakers, please contact:

Dr. Mary Holcomb, associate professor of logistics
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Phone: 865-974-1658

Posted: 9/30/2011

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