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This Ain't Our First Rodeo...It's Our 12th!


That’s right partner;
this marks our 12th year of covering everything parcel!

From Order Entry, Warehousing, Picking, Packing, Labeling, Manifesting and Delivery . . . PARCEL Forum ’14 is the only industry event that covers the entire Order-to-Ship small package supply chain.

Heck, that’s why we’ve put together three full days focused on nothing else but helping you ship more packages, more frequently and more cost-effectively.

 

 

If You Ship Packages 70lbs and Under, Then You Should Saddle Up and Attend!

OEM Manufacturers Direct Marketing Companies Educational/Non-Profits
Distributors/Wholesalers Retailers (Online) Government Agencies
Catalogers Retailers (Brick & Mortar) Printers/Publishers

EXCLUSIVE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

  • Analyze, Negotiate and Optimize Carrier Contracts Like the Pros!
  • All-day Tour of Distribution Facilities
  • Earn a Certification from Michigan State University in Warehouse Management Strategies and Technologies (half day with bonus tour)
  • Earn a Certificate from ISTA for Package Testing (half day with bonus tour)

PREPARING FOR 2015 CARRIER PRICING CHANGE

  • 5-step Plan to Mitigate DIM Increases
  • How the DIM Pricing Will Affect Packaging Operations
  • Find out What Other Shippers Are Negotiating in Live Benchmarking
  • Pricing Models for Recouping Higher Shipping Costs
  • Impact on International Shipments
  • Where and How to Store DIM Items Find Out How Different DIM Divisors Affect Savings
  • How “Getting Local” Offsets the Impact of DIM Pricing
  • Compare the USPS Dimensional Products against UPS/FedEx
  • How to Negotiate DIM Charges in Your Carrier Contract
  • How wave planning, picking and packing will need to be altered
  • Bring Your DIM Issue to the Live Problem-Solving Session

REAL-WORLD CASE STUDIES

  • BonTon shows how to develop an omni-channel parcel network
  • Regis Corporation talks about zone skipping
  • VitaCost discusses carrier negotiations
  • ProStar Logistics shares how to manage shipping costs
  • TBA special guest speaks on multi-carrier technology
  • First Logistics reveals how tablets are great DC tools
  • Peabody Energy
  • Tobi.com shares how to assure deliveries during the holiday season

OMNI-CHANNEL STRATEGIES

  • Show Me How to Win the Omni-Channel Challenge (2 hours!)
  • Inventory Management to Leverage Omni-Channel Strategies
  • Omni-Channel: Network Planning and Transportation Cost Management
  • Developing a Flexible Omni-Channel Parcel Network (case study)
  • How to Handle Cartons and Bags in an Omni-Channel DC
  • Amazon Has Awakened the Wal-Mart Giant and Their Impact on All of Us

LIVE, INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

  • Live Transportation Benchmarking (expanded to 2 hours)
  • Interactive Crowd Solving Your Supply Chain Problems (2 hours)
  • Ask the Transportation Experts Anything You Want

NEW CONFERENCE CLOSING SESSIONS

  • Ask the Transportation Experts Anything You Want
  • Best of the Best: Top Actionable Cost-Saving Ideas from the Conference
  • Live, Interactive Crowd-Solve Your Supply Chain Problems


Saw Howdy to Colleagues at Our Networking Events
Ask most attendees what they thought was the most valuable part of attending PARCEL Forum and you’ll likely hear -- the Networking! That’s right; the opportunity to meet with friends, colleagues and like-minded peers in an atmosphere tailored just for you is invaluable. And boy, do we offer some networking from our Pre-Conference Cocktail Reception, Breakfast Roundtables, Keynote Luncheon, Opening Night Networking Reception and Exhibit Floor Lunch. Oh yeah, don’t forget to connect with attendees using our Mobile App!

Click Here to View the Parcel Forum '14 Brochure!

Transportation Partner
United States Postal Service

Shipping Solutions Technology Partner

Global Logistics Technology Partner

Regional Carrier Partner
PITT OHIO Ground
U.S. Cargo

Opening Day Keynote Sponsor
DHL Global Mail

Platinum Attendee Networking Reception Sponsor Kewill

Publication Partner
PARCEL

SUPPORTING PUBLICATIONS



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