SMC³ Welcomes Supply Chain Experts, Leaders to Jump Start 2019


Norfolk Southern’s Jeff Heller; Terry Matthews, executive vice president of intermodal at J.B. Hunt; and JLL’s Walter Kemmsies are among the supply chain technology and transportation industry thought leaders slated to speak during the Jump Start 2019 conference at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. The event will be held January 28-30.

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Logistics and supply chain education take center stage during the event, which attracts a broad spectrum of middle-to-senior-level decision makers responsible for the seamless movement of domestic and foreign freight. One of transportation’s most anticipated educational and networking forums, the conference features targeted sessions populated by renowned thought leaders.

Jump Start 2019 brings together more than 35 industry experts, who will discuss topics from the ELD mandate and transportation optimization to the latest in blockchain technology. Don Ratajczak and Kemmsies will be on hand to provide guests with detailed pictures of the current economy, explain how global tariffs are impacting commerce and a discuss NAFTA’s place in the modern world.  

In addition to the high-quality, strategic content, the Jump Start 2019 agenda features more than 15 dedicated hours of networking opportunities so attendees can cultivate new business relationships and discuss current supply chain pain points.

“We bring panelists to our conferences who can concisely and completely present real-world supply chain trends and detail how conference attendees can utilize technology solutions to address transportation challenges,” according to SMC³ President and CEO Andrew Slusher. “Over the years of presenting two annual conferences, we’ve learned that attendees benefit not only from these compelling panels, but also the targeted networking breaks and meeting opportunities.”

About SMC³
SMC³ is the one-stop knowledge hub for LTL technology, data and education. The API-powered SMC³ Platform fuels TMS applications with unrivaled LTL analytical capabilities and shipment visibility data. As the single integration point for all carrier rate, transit and service information, SMC³ solutions travel beyond simple connectivity and empower shippers, 3PLs and carriers to collaborate and optimize decision making throughout the entire LTL lifecycle. Thousands of industry trading partners rely on SMC³ solutions to make informed business decisions, achieve higher returns on their transportation investment, and meet ever-changing market demands.

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