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

The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 1.8 percent to 57.1 in July. This is 1.8 percent higher than the 12-month average of 55.3. The PMI has grown in 18 of the last 20 months, with economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanding for the last 14 months as the overall economy was up for the 62nd consecutive month.

Modern's annual lift truck issue takes a look at how CN manages mobile crane maintenance, the Top 20 lift truck suppliers, a look at the results of our annual reader survey, a state of the fuel cell market, and more.

Canada’s largest rail operator has developed a new parts management and maintenance program to reduce the downtime of mobile cranes at its intermodal terminals.

Our list grows top heavy following another big merger, but after a year of relative calm, the market is heating up once again.

With plans to buy a total of more than 1,100 lift trucks in coming months, readers share their perspectives on spending, maintenance practices and technology usage.

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