SOURCE: Elemica


May 09, 2013 07:45 ET

Elemica North America inSIGHT Supply Chain Conference 2013 Delivers Supply Chain Best Practices & Introduces New Technologies

Industry Thought Leaders Present Keen Insights Into Benefits of Greater B2B Social Collaboration, Powerful Data Analytics, and Large Scale Partner Connectivity Capabilities on Supply Chain Performance

EXTON, PA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, will hold its annual North American conference, entitled "inSIGHT 2013," on June 11-12, 2013 in Philadelphia. Facilitating social collaboration across B2B global supply chains, enabling massive trading partner on-boarding programs, and building the framework for powerful business apps and big data analytics are slated to be key themes presented throughout the conference. The event also provides attendees with an exclusive first look at Elemica's recently launched and entirely new supply chain network platform.

"inSIGHT 2013 is a great opportunity for companies to learn from industry leaders and peers about the latest supply chain trends, such as the benefits of B2B social collaboration, or how real-time, actionable information garnered from extensive trading partner connectivity will drive better supply chain performance," said Patrick Faloona, VP Sales North America at Elemica. "We are also excited to share our 'built from the ground up' QuickLink Network platform with attendees, providing them with insights into how to increase operational efficiency, gain a competitive edge, and lower supply chain costs."

The Elemica conference starts the evening of June 11, with a Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres reception aboard the Freedom Elite private yacht boarding from Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. The information sessions begin the next day, providing attendees with presentations on:

  • Introducing New QuickLink Network Platform - John Blyzinskyj, CEO, Elemica
  • Supply Chain 2.0: Managing Supply Chain Complexity in an Age of Uncertainty - Dr. Martin Christopher, Emeritus Professor, Cranfield University
  • A B2B Journey - Gene Joswick, NA Architecture Director, Syngenta
  • A Market Driven Supply Chain - Lora Cecere, Founder & CEO, Supply Chain Insights
  • Managing Global Logistics - Craig Coffey, Logistics Manager, Afton Chemical
  • Growing Lean: The New Paradigm - Bruce Grant, Chairman, Applied Value

Breakout sessions on Logistics Management, Supplier Management, Customer Management, and Sourcing Management will be interspersed throughout the day to provide attendees updates on the latest technologies, relevant industry issues, and best practices from Elemica. Breakfast and lunch will be served; a cocktail reception ends the conference, providing a relaxed atmosphere where attendees can network with their peers. The conference will be held at the Chemical Heritage Foundation located at 315 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia.

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About Elemica

Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network is designed to give clients greater control over their global supply chains. Capturing transaction data, across all trading partners, and translating it into actionable information is key to driving value out of the supply chain. By combining powerful SmartLink business process applications with a robust QuickLink Network, Elemica solutions improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and decrease working capital. Founded in 2000, Elemica today processes nearly $200B in annual transactions across more than 5,000 process industry trading partners. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Clients include BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Rhodia, Shell, Sumitomo Chemical, and Yokohama. For more information, visit

Contact Information

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