Jump Start is a three-day supply chain event produced annually by SMC³, a leading less-than-truckload (LTL) data and solutions provider. The event aims to facilitate meaningful knowledge transfer and collaboration between logistics and transportation professionals from carrier, shipper, logistics service provider and technology verticals.
Norfolk Southern’s Jeff Heller; Terry Matthews, executive vice president of intermodal at J.B. Hunt; and JLL’s Walter Kemmsies are among the supply chain technology and transportation industry thought leaders slated to speak during the Jump Start 2019 conference.
Logistics and supply chain education take center stage during the event, which 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, the conference features targeted sessions populated by renowned thought leaders.
Jump Start 2019 brings together more than 35 industry experts, who will discuss topics from the ELD mandate and transportation optimization to the latest in blockchain technology. Don Ratajczak and Kemmsies will be on hand to provide guests with detailed pictures of the current economy, explain how global tariffs are impacting commerce and a discuss NAFTA’s place in the modern world.