Date: 03/05/2015 Venue: ULTA, Inc. Romeoville Distribution Center Time: 9:00am to 11:30am CST Address: 1135 Arbor Dr., Romeoville, IL, 60446, US Website: http://www.cscmpchicago.org/ Contact: Karli Mayher
Take a tour of Ulta’s 317,000 square-foot distribution center in Romeoville, IL. Founded in 1990; Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer that provides one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon products and salon services in the United States. As of November 1, 2014 the Company operates 765 retail stores across 47 states and also distributes its products through the Company’s website: www.ulta.com. Thousands of products make their way to Ulta’s stores and e-commerce customers from three 300,000+ square foot distribution centers in Romeoville, IL; Phoenix, AZ and Chambersburg, PA. Ulta carries more than 20,000 products and replenish their stores with such products primarily in eaches (i.e., less-than-case quantities), which allows them to ship less than an entire case when only one or two of a particular product is required. Their distribution facilities use warehouse management and warehouse control software systems to maintain and support product purchase decisions. Store replenishment order selection is performed using pick-to-light processing technologies. Product is delivered to stores using a broad network of contract and local pool (final mile) carriers. They fulfill e-commerce orders from their Romeoville, Illinois and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania distribution centers. Two tours of 18 participants will be provided. No Competitors permitted.
Date: 03/10/2015 Venue: The Applied Technolog Center Time: 10:15am to 1:00pm EDT Address: 2399West Main Street, Rock Hill, SC, 29732, US Website: http://cscmpcharlotte.com Contact: Wallace Everett
Join CSCMP Charlotte as we tour The Material Handling Program at The Applied Technology Center School in Rock Hill. This course is designed specifically for 9th and 10th grade students to provide them with essential knowledge, skills, and experiences related to career opportunities in the warehouse, distribution, logistics, transportation/automotive industries Students will learn and work in authentic environments using industry standard equipment and procedures, as well as have opportunities to obtain information through field trips and guest speakers from the respective industries. Each of these industries have a significant presence in our area and are projected to continue their pattern of growth. The tour begins at 10:15 a.m. and is followed by lunch prepared by students the Culinary Program at the Applied Technology Center.
Date: 03/10/2015 Venue: Red Brick Station Time: 5:30pm to 8:00pm EDT Address: 8149 Honeygo Boulevard, White Marsh, MD, 21236, US Website: N/A Contact: Jason Lee
Mike Prado will be joining us to speak around the topic, “Moving an Organization from Respected to Admired,” and sustaining a high performing organization. A key success factor in an organization becoming operationally excellent is often the development of a global procurement and sourcing strategy. Mike's speech is timely as many companies are utilizing strategic sourcing moves in their efforts to become an industry leader in their own sector. Mike will provide a broad update on industry trends, organizational effectiveness, challenges, and also share some insight on his vision for growth. He will also be prepared to answer any questions and encourages discussion. Mike is responsible for overseeing Stanley Black & Decker's Global Supply Management (GSM) operations. The international team of over 300 associates are responsible for operational strategy, procurement, sourcing, and logistics. In addition, the GSM teams are responsible to deliver annual acquisition synergies for Stanley Black & Decker newly acquired companies. Mike is a member of Stanley's Senior Management Team, Corporate Operating Council, and he is the Chairman & President of Stanley Wendeng Tool Company in Wendeng, People’s Republic of China.
Date: 03/11/2015 Venue: Sullivan College of Technology and Design Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm EDT Address: 3901 Atkinson Square Dr., Louisville, KY, 40218, US Website: N/A Contact: Gregg Romans
The Louisville Roundtable is sponsoring a Panel Discussion event on Demand Planning. The event will feature a moderated panel of three professionals from the Greater Louisville area who are experts in Demand Planning. Lunch will be served. Moderator: Tom Holden Tom is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with over 12 years of experience in the Supply Chain business. Tom’s specialties include supply and demand forecast analysis, warehouse management and design, supply chain optimization analysis, and global vendor management. Panelist: Mike McGrath – Lead Demand Planning Analysis with Brown-Forman Mike is responsible for managing processes to predict the behaviors of our consumers and markets. Manage collaboration with B-F partners to develop operational forecasts and measure the accuracy of forecasts. Kim Blocker - SIOP Demand Manager at Clarcor Air Filtration Kim is a successful SIOP Demand Manager with 21 years of Supply Chain experience. Kim specializes in data analysis, negotiating, demand management, forecasting and inventory control. Some other areas of experience that contribute to her success are logistics, budgeting, plant consolidation and project management. Tim Campbell - Global Supply Chain Director at Dow Chemical Tim is an Operations and Supply Chain senior leader with over 23 years’ experience in all aspects of the supply chain specializing in business in
Date: 03/11/2015 Venue: Solar Turbines Time: 10:30am to 1:15pm PDT Address: 4200 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA, 92123, US Website: http://www.cscmpsandiegobaja.com Contact: Dave Miner
The event includes a tour of Solar’s manufacturing and assembly operations as well as presentations from Solar Executives regarding different aspects of their unique Supply Chain – and, of course, a chance to network over lunch. Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 14,500 units and over 2 billion operating hours in 100 countries. Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1.1 to 22 megawatts). Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.
Date: 03/11/2015 Venue: Adam Herbert University Center (bldg. 43) Time: 5:15pm to 7:15pm EDT Address: 12000 Alumni Dr, Jacksonville, FL, 32224, US Website: http://cscmpjax.com/2013-2014-event-calendar/march-event/ Contact: Lynn Brown
Executive Spotlight: Florida East Coast Railway - Full Steam Ahead Date: Wed. March 11, 2015 Time: Reception 5:15 p.m. Lecture 6 – 7:15 p.m. Location: Adam Herbert University Center (bldg. 43) 12000 Alumni Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32224 Cost: This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Sponsor: UNF Division of Continuing Education Guest Speaker, Adam Bridges, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning The Transportation and Logistics Flagship Program and the Council of Supply Chain Management Jacksonville Roundtable will co-host an executive spotlight, “Florida East Coast Railway – Full Steam Ahead.” There will be a networking reception at 5:15 p.m., and the program will begin at 6 p.m. Adam Bridges, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives will discuss strategic investments and the public and private partnerships that will impact economic growth and the efficient transport of freight and passengers in Florida and the Southeastern United States. Founded by Henry Flagler in 1895, Florida East Coast Railway has been blazing a trail of railroad innovation for more than 100 years. With 351 miles of mainline track and exclusive partnerships with strategic Florida ports, FECR is a direct link between Florida rail traffic and the nation’s rail network providing the fastest, most reliable and consistent intermodal rail solutions in the Southeast. Information: Lynn.Brown@unf.edu
Date: 03/12/2015 Venue: Fawcett Center Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm EDT Address: 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH, 43210, US Website: http://columbusroundtable.org/ Contact: Programs Chair
Speaker: David Michels Title: Wearable Tech in the Workplace Abstract: Wearable technologies are no longer a thing of the future. They offer real-world value and many organizations are looking to solve their critical business problems utilizing these technologies. We will be discussing the technology at the core of many of these devices Bluetooth Low Energy - how it works and how you can use it. We will also review two client based proof of concepts which have been implemented using wearable tech. The functionality and technology to be reviewed is: 1. Using Google Glasses to reduce human error and provide real-time system updates in a warehouse environment. 2. Using Bluetooth Low Energy devices to login to industrial equipment. This system gives an extra layer of physical security ensuring the right person is accessing the equipment.
Date: 03/12/2015 Venue: Thomas & Betts Distribution Center Time: 11:30am to 1:30pm CDT Address: 442 East Stonewall Road, Byhalia, MS, 38611, US Website: http://www.cscmp.org Contact: Cheryl Burch Citrone
ABB and Thomas & Betts’ US Distribution Center, located in Byhalia, MS, is home to our industry leading service model of “One Order, One Invoice, One Shipment”. In our One Million Square Feet footprint, we utilize our processes, technology and our people to deliver the highest level of satisfaction that our customers have come to expect. Space is VERY limited for this event so please register early. Schedule is as follows: Check in and Networking: 11:30 a.m. - noon Presentation and Lunch: Noon - 12:30 p.m. Tour: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. All attendees must be pre-approved for this tour. Registration will be closed on March 9th and no walk-ups will be allowed. Lunch will be served at this event.
Date: 03/16/2015 Venue: Maggiano's Time: 7:30am to 9:00am EDT Address: 1601 Cumberland Mall Se, Atlanta, GA, 30339, US Website: N/A Contact: Barry Leff
With 54 million pounds of food and related products under his leadership, Kyle Waide oversees the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s Agency Services, Procurement, Warehousing, Inventory Management, Logistics and Transportation operations. He also leads the Food Bank’s Product Rescue Center where volunteers sort and pack donated product, and the Kids In Need project which distributes brand new school supplies to teachers of high need schools. Kyle is an honors graduate of Harvard University, and earned a Masters degree from The University of Arizona. Please join us for a conversation with the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we learn about their complex and perishable supply chain as mentored by an esteemed board of advisors which includes: Coca-Cola, Nationwide Insurance, American Express, Hilton, Georgia Power and The Home Depot, amongst many other prominent Atlanta institutions. • Industries – Food • Services – Warehousing, Fulfillment • Pillars –Procurement Supply Management, Demand Planning
Date: 03/17/2015 Venue: Altria Time: 9:30am to 10:30am EDT Address: 3601 Commerce Road, Richmond, VA, 23235, US Website: N/A Contact: Michelle Ellwanger
CSCMP Central Virginia would like to announce an upcoming tour of a large tobacco manufacturing facility here in Richmond, VA. Tobacco has long been a cornerstone product for the economy in Virginia. The facility opened in 1973 and has grown to over 2 million square foot today. The tour will provide an overview of the tobacco manufacturing operation and will allow participants to actually walk the factory floor. Please note that there are only 30 spots available on this tour. Once we have your registration, we cannot swap out to another participant. Please only register if you are certain you can attend. Unfortunately, there will be no onsite registration or extra participants will be allowed. Restrictions: • Competitors of the manufacturer will not be allowed on tour • Wear comfortable shoes. Ladies may not wear heels or open-toes shoes. • No food, drinks, or gum. • Long hair (below shoulders) must be secured with plain barrettes or clips without embellishments. Rubber bands may not be used to secure hair. • No jewelry (except watches and wedding bands without stones) is allowed, including pierced earrings and body jewelry. • No perfume, cologne or scented lotions. • Cell phones must be in pockets below the waist and turned off. • Remove all loose items above waist (neckties, scarves, items in shirt pockets). Badges worn at waist or below. • Cameras and/or the taking of photos are not allowed in the factory • Safety glasses, earplugs and toe caps provided
Date: 03/18/2015 Venue: Hillside Cafe Time: 5:30pm to 8:30pm EDT Address: 589 Salem Rd, Goldsboro, PA, 17319, US Website: N/A Contact: Keith Walborn
The South Central PA Roundtable would like to invite you to join us on Wednesday, March 18th as we dine and tour the ES3 DC in York, PA. ES3 is a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that services the grocery industry, and has the largest automated, multi-manufacturer warehouse in the world! Brenda Hambleton, ES3's Chief Customer Officer, will be hosting the tour. Dinner will be held nearby at the Hillside Cafe in Goldsboro prior to the tour. Please note: • Competitors of ES3 are precluded from attending this event. Specifically, employees of 3PL's who service the grocery industry may not attend. • Closed toed shoes with non-slip soles (not leather) are required for safety reasons. Photography will not be permitted on the tour. ES3 provides warehousing and just-in-time delivery service to multiple customers in the grocery industry. ES3's York facility has state of the art robotics, automation and electronic tracking, and the facility is as high as the Statue of Liberty! ES3 has redesigned the consumer packaged goods supply chain from the ground up. Construction has continued in phases, and was recently completed. For more information, visit ES3's website at www.ES3.com. ES3 4875 Susquehanna Trail York, PA 17042 Dinner selection: Choice of Delmonico Steak, Broiled Haddock, Chicken Cordon Bleu or Half Rack of Ribs
Date: 03/19/2015 Venue: Cooper Creek Event Center Time: 11:30am to 1:30pm EDT Address: 4040 Cooper Road , Cincinnati, OH, 45241, US Website: http://cincicscmp.org Contact: Jennifer Thomas
Continuous cyber security attacks on healthcare, retail and other industries have raised cyber security as a top concern for board members, executives and highest government officials. Global supply chains serve as the life blood of several local economies and data protection is one of the top risks to supply chain operations. In this presentation, you will learn about current data protection trends and top cyber risks to our economy and how top organizations in the world protect themselves from supply chain cyber security threats. Guest Speaker: Max Aulakh Max Aulakh is a data security expert, innovator and the owner of cyber security firm MAFAZO Digital Solutions. He has been selected by Dell as a leader in cyber security based on his “record of disrupting industry thought, innovative products and solutions”. Recently his company received an award as “Emerging Business of the Year” in Cincinnati. He is highly regarded for his ability to present complex information in an entertaining, understandable and digestible manner that stays with his audiences long afterwards. Max has delivered cyber security presentations to many organizations including Universities, Department of Defense communities and local security chapters. Max holds industry credentials including a MBA from Wright State University. Prior to starting his business, Max served in the United States Air Force as a linguist and security specialist in the Middle East.
Date: 03/19/2015 Venue: Stratasys Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm CDT Address: 9600 W. 76th St., Eden Prairie, MN, 55344, US Website: http://cscmpmn.org/events/ Contact: Shelley Chirhart
Stratasys, a world leader in 3D printing, manufactures 3D printing equipment and materials that create physical objects directly from digital data. Its systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to large, advanced 3D production systems, making 3D printing more accessible than ever. They are passionate believers in the value and power of 3D printing, and in the change it can bring to the world. Stratasys creates the systems, materials and communities that make 3D printing essential for manufacturers, empowering for designers and educators, and inspiring for makers.
Date: 03/19/2015 Venue: DoubleTree Time: 1:30pm to 6:00pm PDT Address: 13111 Sycamore Dr., Norlwalk, CA, 90650, US Website: http://www.socalcscmp.org Contact: Aaron Richards
Come join us in a lively forum on how to leverage current material handling equipment technologies, with systems integration, and optimization of labor methodologies to meet the evolving demands of the customer. A panel of experts from each specialty will share their perspectives, engage in dialogue on the benefits and risks of each, providing the attendees with real world insight. The audience will be encouraged to participate, ask questions and provide examples of operations challenges for the experts to consider. As part of this forum, twenty attendees will be drawn to attend an on-site tour of the McKesson Pharmaceutical DC within a ten minute drive from the event location. Occurring simultaneously with the panel discussion, these attendees will observe McKesson’s highly automated facility and learn about their best practices of material flow throughout the 275,000 square foot distribution center. The facility houses 23,000 unique skus and processes 2 million order lines per month!
Date: 03/19/2015 Venue: IKEA Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm CDT Address: 6000 IKEA Way, Merriam, KS, 66202, US Website: http://kccscmp.org/ Contact: Chris Gutierrez
At IKEA, thousands of products are handled daily. The movement of goods must be as efficient as possible, under all circumstances, guaranteeing service to customers and ensuring that the products they seek are available to buy at all times. Jobs in logistics account for about 20-25% of each store’s co-workers, all of whom provide a vital link in the operations. IKEA's goal is to be in full control of the space and the volumes of goods in order to maintain uninterrupted sales. Join CSCMP for a tour of the Kansas City Ikea store and participate in a Q&A session with IKEA's in-store Logistics Team. Enjoy a meal at the IKEA Swedish Food Market as part of your registration!
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