February is shaping up to be a busy month for logistics and supply chain educational events. On Feb. 17 and 18, the Cargo Logistics Canada (CLC) Expo and Conference takes place in Montreal, Quebec, with two days of networking and educational events planned for cargo owners, managers, and agents who oversee the flow of goods through Canadian supply chains.
Keynote speakers will include Jim Vena, executive vice president and COO of the transcontinental railroad company CN; Najim Shaikh, vice president for commercial import at Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC); and Sylvie Vachon, president and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority.
The event includes distribution center tours as well as an exhibition that will showcase products, services, technologies, and equipment designed to optimize an entire supply chain. For more information and to register, go to cargologisticscanada.com.
Also kicking off in February is the Retail Industry Leaders Association's (RILA) 2016 Retail Supply Chain Conference, which takes place Feb. 28 to March 2 in Dallas.
The show opens with a keynote address by Brian Cornell, CEO of Target Corp., who will discuss the changing nature of retail and the supply chain's critical role in serving the customer. Attendees can then choose from sessions in the following five tracks: international logistics and sourcing, distribution, transportation, supply chain planning, and "supply chain medley" (legislative and HR-related topics). For more information and to register, visit www.rila.org.