October 25, 2012 - 9:00AM
October 25, 2012 - 9:00AM

Best Practices in Global Transportation & Logistics

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Join us for a FREE Virtual Conference Event designed to help logistics and supply chain professionals better understand and overcome the mounting challenges of global transportation and logistics management.

Keynote: The Rise of Logistics Clusters

Presented by: Dr. Yossi Sheffi, Director,
MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics
Moderator: Frank Quinn, Editorial Director,
Supply Chain Management Review

Dr. Sheffi will discuss the emergence of logistics clusters — communities that bring together a broad range of supply chain services and deep expertise — and what they mean for today’s supply chain professionals.

This special presentation will include highlights and insights from his new book Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth.

Topics include:

  • Why clustering takes place?
  • What makes transportation and logistics cluster grow?
  • The advantages of clustering
  • How clustering can foster job creation
  • Environmental issues that surround clustering