September is a busy time of year for us at Kinaxis – Many folks here are flying the skies to attend various conferences. Here's the supply chain conferences we love and will be attending. Hope to see you in the coming weeks!
September 10-11 London, UK Kinaxis is pleased to be a Premier Sponsor and participate in panel discussion of the 2014 EMEA Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Panel Details: “The Technological Advances that Will Catapult Supply Chains into the Next Decade” Wednesday September 10th at 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM in Room Westminster B&C Immediately following the keynote speaker, Trevor Miles, Vice President of Thought Leadership at Kinaxis, along with other technology vendors, will take part in the following panel topic: Technology advancements have been at the heart of supply chain transformations during the past decade. Throughout the next decade, a whole new set of technologies will underpin supply chain success stories. A series of thought-provoking questions focused on the future of supply chain technologies will be put to the panel. Learn More 2. Supply Chain Insights Global Summit September 10-11 Scottsdale, AZ Kinaxis is pleased to sponsor and participate in panel discussion the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. This exclusive event is designed for the line-of-business leader (Supply Chain Leaders, Chief Financial Officers and Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders) driving supply chain excellence and building value networks. Panel Details: “Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire” Wednesday, September 10th at 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM in Room Westminster B&C The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ The “Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire” is the culmination of a two-year effort to evaluate supply chain performance and improvement for the years of 2006-2013 by industry by vertical for publicly-held companies. To make the list, companies out-performed their peer group on operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital while driving significant improvement in financial metrics over the period.Supply Chain Improvement is based on a detailed analysis calculated factors for balance, strength and resiliency. This methodology, termed the Supply Chain Index, was developed in partnership with the Operations Research team at Arizona State University. As part of the panel, four ex-AMR analysts –Roddy Martin, Mickey North Rizza, Lora Cecere and CJ Wehlage-- will share insights on the results and the trends. Learn More 3. LogiPharma September 16-18 Princeton, NJ Kinaxis is pleased to be a sponsor and participate in panel discussion of North America's #1 End to End Supply Chain Conference for Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Companies. Supply Chain Visibility Panel Details: “Getting Information from a Variety of Systems into One Location to Extract Information” Thursday September 18th at 9:55 AM Join Trevor Miles, Vice President, Thought Leadership at Kinaxis, along with supply chain executives, as they discuss ways to gather data from a variety of systems into one location for the purposes of gaining actionable information and insight to make decisions in real time. Learn More 4. Automotive Logistics Global Conference September 16-18 Detroit, Michigan Kinaxis is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of the 15th Annual Automotive Logistics Global Conference. The Automotive Logistics Global Conference is the place where the intelligence, contacts and expertise come together to address industry challenges. Join Kinaxis and the most senior executives from OEMs, Tier suppliers and LSPs to network, learn and do business. Learn More For more Kinaxis news, follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook. Happy Tuesday all!