Please join the CSCMP Roundtable for our first members only event on the new program year! We will have an open format Roundtable discussion with our featured guest speaker on the supply chain journey of Kwik Trip, a family-owned company that operates over 600 trusted, local convenience stores at the heart of communities across the Midwest. From “Field to Fork”, our speaker will share some of the challenges, innovations, and complex partnerships associated with their unique supply chain network.
About Kwik Trip
For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating co-workers and guests like family.
Over the years, Kwik Trip has invested in becoming a vertically integrated company. Its production and transportation divisions have allowed it to provide quality products at a value to guests. Leading the way in selling and using compressed natural gas, Kwik Trip, Inc.’s own fleet has substantially reduced greenhouse gas emissions every year since 2011.
Kwik Trip, Inc. adds approximately 40 new stores each year, creating a range of career opportunities almost daily. Today, the company has over 22,000 co-workers serving guests at over 600 Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, and Tobacco Outlet Plus stores. Kwik Trip, Inc. is consistently ranked in the top ten of Top Workplaces in all three states in which it operates because of its culture of caring for coworkers and guests.
Eric Kruse has been with Kwik Trip for 19 years. He currently directs inbound logistics operations, to include transportation activities, carrier performance, and logistics quality management. His primary responsibilities include overseeing the strategic relationships for Kwik Trip’s transportation providers across all modes and ensuring that service levels are maintained to meet Kwik Trip’s business needs.
|11:30 am||Arrival, Networking|
|12:00 pm||Luncheon, Networking|
|12:30 pm||Opening Comments by CSCMP, Presentation by Eric Kruse from Kwik Trip|
|1:30 pm||Wrap up, Q&A, more networking|
|2:00 pm||Event close|
Headquarters of Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
333 East Butterfield Road, Suite 140
Lombard, IL 60148-5617 Google
*Note: This office is located between the 377 & 333 buildings directly across from Yorktown Mall, directly in the middle of the two buildings on level one. Attendees should park in the parking garage. Once inside the building, you will find signage in front of the CSCMP offices. You can also see security at either tower to direct you to CSCMP.
Susie Bodnar, Susanna.Bodnar@mcaconnect.com
$20 Young Professional Member
$10 Student Member
All purchases are final. Registrations may be substituted up to seven days prior to the purchased event for another colleague or contact by contacting CSCMP Membership Services at +1 630-574-0985. The CSCMP Chicago Roundtable reserves the right to modify speakers, topics or venues at our full discretion. In the event that an event is cancelled, an exchange will be provided or a refund will be offered within seven business days.