NA 06 to look at supply chain achievements
When the 2006 Material Handling & Logistics Show and Conference (NA 2006) opens it's doors on March 27 at Cleveland's I-X Center it will include an Educational Conference featuring a free Executive Forum that will provide expertise from industry leaders on breakthrough achievements in high performance supply chains. In addition, over 60 free show floor educational seminars, an RFID Education Center, two detailed educational workshops and a two and one-half day short course outlining leading-edge equipment and technology solutions will be offered during the NA 2006 Educational Conference.
Featuring top supply chain executives from Lucent Technologies, The Limited and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, the NA 2006 Executive Forum will detail how they successfully transformed their supply chain and the bottom line achievements they attained as a result. Topics will include strategic decision-making, assessing and managing risk; and how to define and measure the returns from capital investments in supply chain infrastructure.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
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