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SMC³ Announces Final Agenda for Jump Start 2013 Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. — November 29, 2012 — SMC³ has released the final agenda for the Jump Start 2013 conference (January 21-23, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga.). "Jump Start includes 20+ hours of networking, 30+ supply chain presenters and thought-provoking sessions with the nation's top thought leaders," said SMC³ Executive Vice President Danny Slaton. "Our goal is to provide attendees with accessible, in-depth knowledge and multiple networking and alliance-building opportunities, to prepare for tomorrow's business-impacting legislative, economic and technological changes."

SMC³ has secured New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink as keynote presenter. Pink will kick off the conference by sharing his insights into more than 50 years of behavioral science that overturn the conventional wisdom about human motivation. Additional conference content will include a general session "eCommerce: Changing the Supply Chain Game" and a breakout session on supply chain problem-solving and protecting intellectual property, featuring Andras Szakal, vice president and chief technology officer, IBM, US. Federal and Edna Conway, chief security strategist, value chain, Cisco Systems.

Jump Start 2013 will also host the first annual Alliance Awards, co-sponsored by SMC³ and media partner World Trade 100 to recognize excellence in supply chain collaboration. A final post-conference event, "Behind the Scenes with SMC³," will update new and existing customers on SMC³'s recent product, technology and service advances and enhancements.

Conference details and online registration: www.smc3conference.com.

About SMC³
SMC³'s innovative products and solutions put transportation pricing to work, supporting collaboration between 5,000+ North American carrier, shipper and logistics service provider organizations. Every day, SMC³ meets our customers' needs for actionable pricing content and their operational demands by providing flexible content delivery options and partnering with leading transportation software solution providers. Our extensive educational initiatives—from acclaimed bi-annual conferences to courses from The Academy—are designed to give our audiences the knowledge they need to succeed in a competitive transportation environment.

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Beth Malik
Director of Marketing
SMC³
Office: 770-486-5823
bmalik@smc3.com

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