Upcoming GA Tech Seminar - Intelligent Logistics: Improving Logistical Management through Technological Innovation December 5th

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Date: December 5, 2017, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Location: Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville, GA

Event Summary: Strategically managing your logistics keeps the flow of supplies and materials moving at the highest level of efficiency. Is your company up to speed on all of the innovative technologies that can save costs and improve reliability of freight flows to and from the factory?

Join us for a lunch-and-learn to:

· Learn about various types of technologies to plan and execute inbound and outbound logistics

· Obtain tools to benchmark and compare your company’s logistical capabilities with state-of-the-art practices

· Generate ideas on how to use technologies like Cloud-based platform solutions and modeling tools to save money and improve reliability of freight flows

· Hear case study presented by logistics industry leader, Symmedian

Cost: $15 (meals included)

Speaker: Sandy Lake, Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, Georgia Department of Economic Development

Sandy Lake is the Associate Director for the Center of Innovation for Logistics. Sandy leads the Center’s effort to connect the industry with Georgia’s logistics technology experts who can assist companies with determining where to invest in and deploy technology to strategically enhance their competitiveness.   She also focuses on developing key relationships with logistics education and research partners to advance workforce competitiveness and innovation and leads the Georgia Logistics Workforce Alliance that enables companies to easily connect with the right resources for attracting and retaining the talent they need for advancing the industry.

Sandy is a Certified Supply Chain Professional and currently serves on advisory boards for the Technology Association of Georgia’s Supply Chain and Logistics Society and Clayton State’s Supply Chain Council. 

Host:  This event is brought to you by GaMEP (Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership), a program of Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute and a member of the National MEP network supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. GaMEP, with offices in nine regions across the state, has been serving Georgia manufacturers since 1960. We offer a solution based approach through coaching and education designed to increase top line growth and reduce bottom line cost. Visit www.gamep.org for more, including how we serve our clients, what sets us apart, and how we are funded.

Please contact Sarah Boim with questions or for further information at sarah.boim@innovate.gatech.edu or 404-385-5364.

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