CSCMP CHICAGO presents:
CSCMP’s 26th Annual
“State of Logistics® Report”
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2015
If you missed CSCMP’s 2015 Annual Conference, mark your calendars for an Executive Briefing of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) 26th Annual State of Logistics® Report, presented by Penske Logistics.
The report, authored and presented by transportation consultant Rosalyn Wilson of Parsons, has tracked and measured all costs associated with moving freight through the U.S. supply chain since 1988. This year’s report was released at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on June 23rd and presents an overview of the economy during the past year, the logistics industry’s key trends, and the total U.S. logistics costs for 2014.
- 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
- 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
State of Logistics® Report Presentation
— Rosalyn Wilson, Senior Business Analyst, Parsons
- 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
State of Logistics® Panel Discussion and Interactive Q&A
— Moderated by Kevin F. Smith, President and CEO, Sustainable Supply Chain Consulting (and Chair of the Board of Directors for CSCMP)
- 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Confirmed Panelists include:
- Joe Carlier, Senior Vice President Sales, Penske Logistics
- Mark Baxa, Vice President Global Procurement Strategy, Monsanto Company
- Brian Hancock, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Kansas City Southern Railroad
- Ronald Marotta, Vice President of International Division, Yusen Logistics (Americas), Inc.
- Rebecca Wlazlo, Director – Supply Chain Logistics, ULTA Beauty
The report reveals total U.S. business logistics costs rose to $1.45 trillion in 2014, a 3.1 percent increase from the previous year. However, the growth rate for logistics costs was lower than the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), resulting in a slight decline in logistics as a percent of GDP from 8.4 percent to 8.3 percent.
Loyola University Chicago – Water Tower Campus
Lewis Towers; Regents Hall – 16th Floor
111 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611
• $59 Member
• $89 Non-member
• $29 Young Professional Member
• $19 Student Member
Note: CSCMP members who are logged into their accounts enjoy complimentary access to the digital report. Nonmembers can purchase the report.
The report can be found here.
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