Blue Bell, PA, August 22, 2014 – CLX Logistics LLC, a global provider of comprehensive logistics management, technology, and supply chain consulting services across industry verticals, will hold its third annual On-Demand Global TMS User Conference in Philadelphia from September 30 – October 1, 2014.
This invite-only event will feature workshops on transportation management systems including hands-on training on IBM’s global on-demand, web-based TMS (transportation management system) software as well as panel discussions focusing on industry trends like increasing transportation costs and tightening capacity. The conference will feature noted industry experts Steve Menzies with Trinity Industries, Taylor Robinson of PLG Rail Consulting, Glenn Sokoloski of Ashland Incorporated and Randy Strutz of Quality Distribution, a major bulk trucking company.
Dr. Christopher Norek, supply chain veteran and senior educator from Penn State's Executive Programs and World Campus, will serve as keynote speaker for the conference. In addition to being an accomplished speaker, Dr. Norek has published numerous articles for industry publications including Supply Chain Management Review, Supply & Demand Chain Executive and the International Journal of Logistics Management.
“CLX Logistics continues to host this event to further educate our customers on maximizing the delivered benefits of TMS technology in the areas of real-time shipment tracking; visibility and control over transportation costs and business processes as well as automation of freight bill processing and interactions with a global carrier network,” notes Mike Skinner, Vice President, CLX Logistics Technologies. “Our On-Demand Global TMS User Conference also brings together the best in the transportation logistics industry, providing opportunities for networking among our customers and associates.”
About CLX Logistics LLC: Formerly known by its subsidiary brand ChemLogix, it has provided freight rate benchmarking and a full set of logistics services in North America since 1997. In addition, CLX Logistics acquired European-based LHC Consulting in 2012. LHC, now known as CLX Logistics Europe, has been involved in benchmarking European and ocean freight since 1998. Clients contribute their data as part of a rate comparison project with which CLX Logistics can compare transport rates at the lane level. CLX Logistics also offers a number of related transportation services such as global TMS, carrier bid and procurement services, managed services, intermodal transportation, freight bill audit and payment, and brokerage and network analysis (www.CLXLogistics.com).