Dematic announces conference headliner: Jay Leno

Leno to keynote the 2013 Material Handling and Logistics Conference.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
May 06, 2013 - MMH Editorial

Dematic, a global supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution center, announced today that Jay Leno will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Material Handling & Logistics Conference in Park City, Utah, September 8 to 11.

The 2013 conference theme is Get Smart: Boost Your Supply Chain iQ and will educate attendees on the makings of a world-class 2025 supply chain. The three-day conference offers extensive learning opportunities categorized into six tracks: leadership, talent, experience, solutions, innovation and lifecycle.

As one of the country’s favorite TV personalities, Leno will provide a humorous break for attendees on Monday, September 9. He has performed hundreds of comedy shows in the past 20-plus years, including a 15-year run as the host of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He has authored two New York Times best-selling children’s books and has published two compilation books.

“As logistics professionals, we spend time working on high level analytical solutions for our own businesses and our customers,” said John Baysore, President and CEO, Dematic North America. “We’re thrilled to have Jay Leno on board with this year’s conference. As one of America’s most beloved comedians, he will help us all relax, take a step back and remind us of the golden rule of business – do something you love and success will follow.”

The 2013 conference mission is to educate participants on how to benchmark their own supply chain goals, quantify gaps and help them build their own actionable 100-day plan to start closing those gaps to supply chain greatness. Programming promises to enlighten attendees on the many solutions tailored toward solving supply chain challenges including multi-channel distribution, SKU proliferation, labor utilization and space utilization.

For more information regarding the 2013 Material Handling & Logistics Conference, visit www.mhlc.com.



Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.

While summer may be nearing its end, the climate in the manufacturing sector remains very warm, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued today by the Institute for Supply Management.

When publicly-traded Class I freight railroad and intermodal service providers issued second quarter earnings results earlier this summer, the topic of less than ideal service on the rails was a common theme within the earnings releases and question and answer sessions with top management at those companies.

Supply chain security provider Freightwatch International has released its semi-annual report on cargo theft in the Asia Pacific region for the first half of 2014, which contains some heartening news for U.S. shippers reliant on trucking, warehousing and retail.

FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, reports today that a decision by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed previous rulings by the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in three class action cases involving mostly former independent contractors for FedEx Ground

About the Author

Josh Bond, Associate Editor
Josh Bond is an associate editor to Modern. Josh was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and contributing editor, has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce. Contact Josh Bond

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.