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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.

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