Shared knowledge creates a strong and unified supply chain. That’s why SMC³ extends our lifetime of learning through unparalleled supply chain educational forums across North America. Shippers, LSPs, carriers and technology providers benefit from knowledge-sharing, alliance-building and extensive networking opportunities at SMC³-hosted events.
Supply Chain Conferences
Keep current on industry trends with Connections and Jump Start, our two annual supply chain educational conferences, offering a 360° view of innovation driving the industry and the best practices used by global supply chain leaders.
Logistics and supply chain education take center stage each January at Jump Start, a three-day event that attracts a broad spectrum of middle-to-senior-level decision makers responsible for the seamless movement of domestic and foreign freight. One of transportation’s most anticipated educational and networking forums, Jump Start features targeted sessions, renowned thought leaders, substantive seminars and networking opportunities.
Connecting senior-level supply chain professionals, Connections attracts a wide array of shippers, carriers, logistics providers and technology suppliers. Held in close proximity to transportation centers across the U.S., this three-day event held each June features industry tours, high-impact general sessions, knowledge-expert presentations, seminars, timely breakouts, and premier networking opportunities including the Annual Golf Classic.
Gain a firm foundation in the unique complexities of less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation and transportation contract law through SMC³’s continuing supply chain education series. These seminars and webinars feature instructor-led content, active learning and case study discussion. Ask about customizing content to fit your organization’s unique LTL learning needs.
With thought leadership that extends beyond 80 years of shaping LTL, SMC³ crosses industry boundaries with supply chain education that is timely, innovative and actionable.
CIS User Group Meetings
User groups meetings for the Cost Intelligence System are ground zero for SMC³’s ongoing support and training in freight costing intelligence practices and solutions. These user groups sessions are attended by users from across North America to learn and share information on how to optimize their cost systems and maximize profitability. Each meeting incorporates valuable education, peer-to-peer discussions, networking and dedicated time to review your company’s specific operations and needs.