Canada Logistics Conference 2016—Canada's annual thought leadership conference for every supply chain logistics professional—was held in Saint John, New Brunswick from October 26-28, 2016. An audience of shippers, carriers and ancillary service providers from across sectors came together to network and learn about the most important issues facing supply chains, businesses and the people who run them. Learning sessions covered hot topics such as: succession planning, improving the RFP process, the "Uber"-ization of trucking, the economic & freight level outlook, practical tips for power pitching, as well as insights and projections from a C-Suite modal panel. Plus site tours of the Mispec Crude Terminal and the Canaport Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal on the Bay of Fundy.

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Canada Logistics Conference is presented by CITT, industry’s most experienced, valued and respected source of complete, career-long learning and career-path development open for everyone who buys, sells or manages the flow of goods and product, or is impacted by supply chain logistics.


Canada Logistics Conference 2016 Learning Sessions

Click here to download the Canada Logistics Conference 2016 program and registration brochure You can click on each session title—listed below—to see the full session description, speaker bio & credentials, and more. To see the full conference agenda including the timing for all learning sessions, meals, breaks and evening events, click here.

  • Panel: Current State of Transportation
    A multi-modal panel of transportation executives share their analysis and insights on the pressing commercial issues that impact today’s movement of goods and raw materials
    Moderator: Andrew Dixon, CCLP, Senior VP Trade & Business Development – Port Saint John
    Panelists: Matthieu Casey, General Sales Manager - Canada, Air Canada Cargo
    Matthew Hoag, Operations and Commercial Director, Americas Region – DP World
    Patrick Lacroix, Manager of Stakeholder Relations, Energy East New Brunswick
    Wayne T. Power, Group VP, Transportation and Logistics Division – J.D. Irving Limited

    Ryan Ratledge, COO -  Central Maine & Quebec Railway
     
  • Improving Your RFP Process
    Learn what shippers and carriers can do to have a more effective RFP process that results in a transparent and mutually beneficial relationship
    Presented by: Larry Mitchell, CCLP, Director of Government Services and Corporate Accounts, United Van Lines
    and Laurie Turnbull, CCLP, Supply Chain Consultant– Cole International

     
  • Power Pitching
    Learn the 10 Rules of Power Pitching – indispensible ways to help you persuade peers, managers, and customers by earning trust and demonstrating the mutual benefits of your proposals
    Presented by: Jim Gray, Communication Coach & Strategist
     
  • Succession Planning
    Learn how to approach proactive and cross-functional succession planning and talent development for yourself and your company 
    Presented by: Warren Sarafinchan, CCLP, Vice President, Sales and Supply Chain – Sun-Rype
     
  • Panel: 'Uber' Freight

    A progressive panel discusses the emergence of Uber-like logistics technologies that promise great benefit for shippers but could quickly reshape this specialized service industry
    Moderator: Joel MacKay, President – Mactrans Logistics Inc.
    Panelists: Justin Bailee, Co-Founder & CEO – FR8NEX
    Dwayne Johnson, Director, Omni-Channel Retail Solutions – SCI, Canada Post

  • Transportation Buying Trends
    Use this exclusive, advance view of critical transportation and economic trends to inform your planning and forecasting for 2017 and beyond
    Presented by: Lou Smyrlis, Editorial Director, Trucking Group – Newcom Business Media
     
  • Facility Tours: Canaport Crude Receiving Terminal & Canaport LNG Terminal
    Delegates will be taken by bus to two exclusive tours, each lasting just under an hour, on the Bay of Fundy. This is a rare opportunity to see massive fuel facilities that handle crude oil and liquid natural gas from around the globe before distribution into Canada and the US.

 

The Premier Sponsor for
Canada Logistics Conference 2016 is:

Port Saint John


Thank you to all the sponsors & supporters of Canada Logistics Conference 2016
It's not too late to join these leading organizations by sponsoring Canada Logistics Conference 2016.
Contact Jennifer Traer at jtraer@citt.ca or 416-363-5696 ext. 32 to learn more.

Port Saint John            CP            LeanLogistics            Briar Logistics             Nova Chemicals            Cooke Aquaculture

TransCanada              Port Hawkesbury Paper              Aon             Irving Transportation and Logistics Division            Metro Supply Chain Group             NB Southern Railway            KTS Logistics

Freight Management Association of Canada              DP World               Port of Halifax               Port of Sheet Harbour               Air Canada Cargo
       
Conference on Transportation Innovation & Cost Savings              KS Pad and Print               TransCore LinkLogistics               Shippinghub             Armour Transportation Services

Apex Motor ExpressWestern Canada Express            Usability Matters            Caribou Logistics             Mactrans

 

Media Sponsors of Canada Logistics Conference 2016:

Canadian Shipper          Materials Management & Distribution            Truck News           Progress Magazine        Canadian Sailings

 

 

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