CSCMP CHICAGO Roundtable’s Education Committee
Digitalization of the Supply Chain
Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Come join the CSCMP Chicago Roundtable at the fourth event of the Education Committee’s 2019/2020 lecture series. Our vision is to create opportunities for students to learn first-hand about supply chain from practitioners of leading edge technologies and supply chains.
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Governors State University, T.J. Schaefer, Ph.D., Vice President, Carrier Strategy and Operations at project44, Inc., will present Digitalization of the Supply Chain. This interactive presentation will assess and explore how digitalization is being applied to the supply chain. Attendees can expect to learn about cutting edge supply chain technology and inhibitors to their successful usage. Finally, to facilitate collaboration and interaction, speed networking will be conducted to give everyone a chance to make new connections.
T.J. Schaefer, Ph.D. is a global executive in transportation and logistics, supply chain management, operations, platform technology, and supply management. Using this wide expertise range, T.J. has helped companies reduce supply chain costs and improve operations/processes. Besides his current role as Vice President Carrier Strategy and Operations at project44, he has also held supply chain roles across of a variety of industries and publicly listed, such as ABB Inc., and private companies, such as Ascend Performance Materials.
T.J. is a Board Member for the Chicago Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and has previously help Board membership in the Central Florida and St. Louis Roundtables. T.J. is also a contributor for the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) certification study material. project44 was born in Chicago, the logistics capital of the world and one of the fastest-growing tech hubs. project44 has created the world’s leading Advanced Visibility Platform™ for shippers and logistics service providers. Voted #2 two years in a row on FreightWaves FreightTech list, behind Amazon.
2:00 PM Networking
3:00 PM Presentation
4:15 PM Presentation Concludes
The presentation will begin promptly at 3:00 pm. Please be early.
As per standard University guidelines
Governors State University
Hall of Honors (located on the D wing, 1st floor)
1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
Note - Enter front entrance, proceed to cafeteria/end of hall and turn right. Hall of Honors is on the left, just past the GSU bookstore
Note - A free GSU shuttle travels between the local Metro station and GSU campus -- or -- walking distance of less than 1 mile.
METRA Electric Line - from Chicago's Randolph Street Station to the University Park station.
Visit METRA’s website https://metrarail.com/metra/en/home/maps_schedules/metra_system_map/me/map.html
Search METRA Electric rail schedules to and from the University Park station.
STUDENTS – FREE
(Nonmember Students: Contact your faculty advisor or the CSCMP Education Chair, Julia Bernhardt [email protected] for a discount code
CSCMP Young Professional Member – FREE
$15 Non-CSCMP Young Professional Member (Nonmember Young Professionals: fill out our contact form https://www.cscmpchicago.org/contact/
$30 CSCMP Member
$50 Non-CSCMP Member
Note that capacity is limited and advance registration is required for attendance.
Admission fees will be applied towards support for the annual scholarships awarded to students and education outreach activities.
Please see the following link for further details on the annual scholarship opportunity for students of supply chain. https://www.cscmpchicago.org/scholarships/
Event Contact: Julia Bernhardt, [email protected]