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SMC³ Announces Initial Speakers for Connections 2017

ATLANTA – Office Depot’s vice president of distribution, Rick DiMaio; Larry Minor, associate administrator for policy at the FMCSA; and transportation analyst Satish Jindel are among the first supply chain experts booked to speak at SMC¬≥’s Connections 2017 conference, which will be held June 26-28 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.

To register, visit Early bird pricing ends May 17.

Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy firm, will give the keynote address. During his speech, he will provide conference attendees with a fresh and compelling vision of business and supply chain opportunities on the horizon.

Connections is a multi-day, educational event that explores emerging trends, current challenges and new innovations in the supply chain. Panelists and speakers touch on every aspect of the supply chain, as they dissect the current state of the industry, paying particular attention to the trucking and intermodal industries.

The conference will also include more than 15 hours of networking opportunities, SMC³’s famous Ignite Speed Meetings, the 2017 Annual SMC³ Golf Classic and entertainment by Sinbad.

“Carriers, shippers, logistics technology providers and 3PLs attend Connections to gain a complete understanding of today’s challenges and opportunities in a relaxed setting,” said SMC³ President and CEO Andrew Slusher. “With all of our conferences, we endeavor to provide a wholly unique experience that combines thought-provoking panels and keynote sessions with engaging networking opportunities.”

About SMC³

SMC³ is a hub of expertise in the LTL arena. Fueled by heavyweight, analytical APIs, SMC³ delivers its core competency – LTL pricing expertise – through collaborative pricing technology that supports end-to-end, ongoing predictability in shipper/3PL-carrier relationships. More than 5,000 North American shippers, carriers, logistics service providers and freight-payment companies rely on SMC³’s sophisticated LTL base rates, content, and expert bidding and planning tools to make the best business decisions, achieve higher returns on their transportation investment, and meet the dynamic demands of the market. Through hosted API solutions, SMC³ supports the entire supply chain with industry-leading speed, reliability and performance. SMC³: Investing a lifetime to help optimize freight transportation.

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