Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


SDI to host annual SELF14 forum for warehousing and distribution professionals

The SDI Executive Logistics Forum will be held in Las Vegas in early February.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
November 21, 2013

SDI Group USA has announced it will host SELF14 (SDI Executive Logistics Forum 2014) this year in Las Vegas at the Four Seasons Hotel.

“As 2014 approaches, all businesses are in the process of preparing for the upcoming holiday season,” said Bill Burghardt, marketing and project manager for SDI. “Preparations are happening at all levels, including vendors, distribution centers, transportation and brick and mortar—all of which are working to ensure product is available.”

SDI’s annual forum offers warehousing and distribution professionals a chance to sit with the top brands in the industry, discuss their experiences and begin the process of collaboration and innovation. Attendance is limited, so interested parties are encouraged to register online by clicking here. Everyone who registers is welcome to join SDI Group USA for one of the largest Super Bowl parties in Las Vegas, on the 38th floor of the Four Season’s Hotel on the night prior to the start of the forum.

There will be exclusive keynote speakers in addition to a round table discussion on topics leading the supply chain and logistics industry. Participants include:

1. Brian Jackson - Nordstrom
2. Nadia Shouraboura - Hointer
3. Jose Guillermo Zozaya Delano – Kansas City Southern de Mexico
4. Clive Turner – Damco
5. Rick Dimaio – Office Depot
6. DC Velocity Panel
7. Kevin Burke - AAFA

For more information, join SDI Group USA’s LinkedIn.com, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

This complimentary white paper addresses areas of potential benefit to a grocery distributor considering an investment in automated case picking technology.

In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages regardless of their size. This complimentary white paper, "Dimensional Weight: Don't Let it Weigh You Down", can help you optimize your packaging operation to minimize the financial impacts of dimensional weight pricing.

Replacing older, less-efficient lift trucks at the right time can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and, most importantly, save money and maximize your return on investment. So how do you determine the right time to make a new, significant purchase? Download this complimentary white paper for guidance on how to determine the ideal time to replace lift trucks and how planned replacement can benefit your operation.

The prolonged operating hours of automated distribution operations leave limited time for maintenance. For tightly-scheduled fulfillment operations, unplanned downtime not only cuts into slim profit margins, it jeopardizes future business and customer loyalty. Download this complimentary white paper to learn five mission-critical benefits of implementing a resident maintenance program.

Debut of Pharma EXPO plays crucial role in increase.

About the Author

Josh Bond, Associate Editor
Josh Bond is an associate editor to Modern. Josh was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and contributing editor, has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce. Contact Josh Bond


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA