Regional carriers interested in cultivating more business from shippers will get face-to-face advice from them at the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association’s (CLDA) Annual Meeting May 6 to 9, 2015 at The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin in Orlando.
During two Shipper Sessions, meeting participants will hear directly from a select group of shippers who are looking for ways to expand their supply chains locally, regionally, and nationally. These shippers will talk about their companies, their needs, what it takes to do business with them and what upcoming opportunities they have for companies big and small. Among the shippers currently signed up to participate are Abaxis, Cardinal Health, Dealer Tire, FedEx SmartPost, Office Depot/Max , Priority Solutions and Racetrac with more expected.
It’s all part of the “The Complete Package: Shipping, Networking and Education” presented by the CLDA. The meeting will offer opportunities for participants to attend workshops, network with others in the industry, connect with agents who can expand their delivery territories and share common problems and solutions. They will also learn about the latest tools from cutting-edge vendors that work with the customized logistics and delivery industry.
Over 450 shippers, transportation companies and vendors are expected to attend. In addition to the two Shipper Sessions, they will participate in workshops on such topics as: Emerging opportunities offered by shipping marketplaces; measuring performance and progress; new opportunities in cold chain delivery and successful responses to RFPs.
There will be a number of events dedicated to getting supply chain executives and logistics and delivery companies together on a one-on-one level to develop joint business opportunities.
Those registering before April 3, 2015 will get a $100 discount. After April 3, the cost for members will be $825 and $1,005 for non-members. Sponsorships and booths for vendors are available and include registration fees. On-site registration is available for an additional charge.
For hotel reservations, call (800) 227-1500 and reference CLDA. Or reserve online. CLDA has obtained a special group rate of $209.00 single or double per night, exclusive of applicable taxes. This room rate is available until April 10, based on availability. Registration to attend the meeting does not serve as a hotel confirmation.
About the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association
The Customized Logistics and Delivery Association connects shippers and carriers to keep the global supply chain running. The association opens the doors to business success for delivery companies, logistics providers and the shippers who rely upon them. Members handle the expedited shipping needs of large and small shippers across North America. CLDA has been providing business opportunities, professional development, trend spotting and advocacy for all of those involved with time-critical and last-mile deliveries since 1987. For more information see www.theCLDA.com.
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