SOURCE: eyefortransport

May 26, 2005 06:59 ET

EYEFORTRANSPORT - The largest ever number of 3PL CEO's are set to meet in Atlanta at the 3rd eyefortransport 3PL Summit

Atlanta, USA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 26, 2005 --The largest ever number of 3PL CEO's are set to meet in Atlanta at the 3rd eyefortransport 3PL Summit

Over 300 senior executives from leading 3PL providers and 3PL customers, including the CEO's/President's of Caterpillar Logistics, BAX Global, TNT Logistics, Total Logistic Control (TLC), Ozburn Hessey Logistics, NFI...and many more will meet in Atlanta on June 27-29

Now in it's third year, the eyefortransport 3PL Summit (http://www.eyefortransport.com/3pl05) has established itself as the premier meeting place in North America for senior 3PL executives and their customers.

Attendees at this year's Summit include senior 3PL executives including many CEO's, President's and Chairmen from Caterpillar Logistics... BAX Global... TNT Logistics... Schenker... CH Robinson... Exel... NFI Industries...UPS SCS... Pacer Global Logistics... GENCO... Meridian IQ... Total Logistics Control... APL Logistics... Volvo Logistics... KN LeadLogistics... Ozburn-Hessey... Maersk Logistics China... Saddle Creek... Landstar Logistics... Vector SCM... Ensenda... Kuhne and Nagel... Kane is Able... Wagner...Nations Express... Skulogix... Lakeside Logistics and more.

3PL customers who will be in Atlanta to add their input to the debate include Dell... Nike... Masterfoods... Mattel... Sonoco... WW Grainger... Limited Brands... Ingersoll-Rand... Claire's Accessories... US Army... MeadWestvaco... Qualcomm... Owens Corning... Solectron... Cenveo... Chef Solutions... Carmeuse... Bluelinx... and many more.

The full updated list of attendees is available at http://www.eyefortransport.com/3pl05/attendees.shtml

This year's Summit will cover the latest industry trends, opportunities and key issues effecting 3PL service offerings and customer satisfaction levels. Best sales strategies and techniques will be addressed first-hand from top 3PL providers and Fortune 500 customers. How companies can benefit from RFID, industry consolidation, globalization, 4PL services and opportunities in China will be explored as well.

Over 50 3PL and supply chain executives are on the speaking program - To view the full program please visit http://www.eyefortransport.com/3pl05/program.shtml

Renowned industry experts Ben Gordon, Dick Armstrong and Ken Ackerman are the Summit Chairmen and John Langley is also presenting. The Summit has been expanded to 3 days to allow for a special '3PL Customer Focus Day' where attendees will hear direct from 3PL customers how to gain more of their business - the products and services they want you to provide - and the secrets to a successful and long relationship.

2 cocktail receptions sponsored by IBM and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce add to the Summit's potential as the best place for 3PL's and their customers to network. Other Summit Sponsors include Teradata, a division of NCR... Infosys...Intermec... BAX Global... TT Club and the Global Institute of Logistics. The exhibit floor has recently been expanded after originally selling out and exhibitors include SAP, Manhattan Associates, Satyam, Four-Soft, LXE and many others - to see the complete floor plan visit http://www.eyefortransport.com/3pl05/exhibitors.shtml

For further information on attending, exhibiting or sponsoring the 3PL Summit please contact Chris Saynor at csaynor@eyefortransport.com, 1 800 814 3459 ext 209 from the USA or +44 (0) 20 7375 7529 from the rest of the World