18th North American Logistics CIO Forum to Host CIOs from DHL, Expeditors, SYNCREON and Many More

By CIOReview | Wednesday, July 6, 2016

FREMONT, CA: eft has announced the launch of the 18th North American Logistics CIO Forum, which will be taking place in Austin on November 3-4 2016. Over 120 of the top logistics IT decision makers from across N. America will gather to discuss the how technology is driving the evolution of the industry. This year’s speaker faculty already boast a wealth of expertise and experience including; Sally Miller, CIO at DHL Supply Chain, Christopher McClincy, CIO at Expeditors, AnthonyDeCanti, CIO at Unigroup, Jeff Jones, IT VP at UPS, Julian Mordaunt, CIO at syncreon, Neil Hampshire, CIO at Moduslink, Tom Madzy, CIO at Seko, Kirk Serjeantson, CIO at Dicom and more.

The full speaker line-up along with the event agenda can be accessed by downloading the event brochure.

How can the Logistics CIO structure, orchestrate and execute a successful IT strategy as the digital future unfolds?

Now in its 18th year, eft’s N. American Logistics CIO Forum is the only event that tackles technology issues from the point of view of CIOs and IT VPs working at leading logistics companies. Each year, a niche group of senior-level executives come together for in-depth, pinpointed peer discussion that can't be found anywhere else in North America.

As I’m sure your aware the role of the logistics CIO is changing and success depends on their ability to innovate, strategize and collaborate to accelerate business growth. The N. American Logistics CIO Forum (Austin, November 3-4) will equip you with the tools the CIO needsto influence business decisions and leverage innovative technology solutions.

This year’s highlights include:

Are APIs the new EDI? Get to the crux of the pros and cons

Tackling IT integration following M+A

Create a data driven organization

Disrupt or be disrupted

Innovation in eCommerce; what’s next in last-mile and city logistics solutions?

For the complete event program and speaker line-up download the brochure here.

Anthony DeCanti, CIO at Unigroup stated, “Now more than ever before it’s imperative for an effective CIO to be business savvy. This is as well as having a constant eye on what technological innovation is coming next and how can that be leveraged to drive business growth and expand into new markets. The Logistics CIO Forum is the perfect platform to hear from other industry leaders and share new insight and value which might have otherwise been missed.”

What role will you play in your organization as digital technology propels the supply chain and logistics industry forward? Will you be at the forefront leading the digital revolution?

Make sure you join us this year to find out. Limited complimentary passes are available for senior IT executives working at an LSP. See here for more details - http://events.eft.com/cio/register.php