SOURCE: Elemica

Elemica

February 10, 2014 07:10 ET

Supply Chain Veteran Adrian Gonzalez to Speak at Elemica Conference

Focus Will Be on Robust, Scalable, Supply Chain Operating Networks

EXTON, PA--(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2014) - Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces that supply chain industry veteran, Adrian Gonzalez, will be a keynote speaker at their upcoming "reveal 2014" Conference in Philadelphia on May 7th. Adrian will be presenting, "Supply Chain Operating Networks: Communicate, Collaborate, Innovate," which details how Supply Chain Operating Networks are becoming the business equivalent of LinkedIn, enabling communities of trading partners to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways.

"Adrian Gonzalez is a highly trusted and leading industry analyst with more than 15 years of research experience in the supply chain industry," said Ed Rusch, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Elemica. "We are delighted that Adrian will share his expert knowledge and thought leadership at our upcoming event. Attendees will learn how to leverage robust supply chain operating networks within their organizations to deliver visibility, intelligence, and actionable information across their trading partner communities, capturing a clear competitive advantage as a result."

In his keynote, Adrian will discuss the current and future phases of supply chain operating networks. Conference participants will learn how current networks are facilitating the timely and accurate flow of data and documents between trading partners. The next phase is about facilitating communication and collaboration between supply chain and logistics professionals -- the people side of supply chain management. Professionals with network-based business intelligence and analytics will make smarter decisions faster.

Adrian Gonzalez is the founder and president of Adelante SCM, a peer-to-peer learning and networking community for supply chain and logistics executives and young professionals. He is also the founder and host of Talking Logistics, a weekly online video talk show where he leads conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain and logistics industry. Prior to his current roles, Adrian held various leadership positions at ARC Advisory Group, Motorola, Polaroid, and Clare. Adrian speaks frequently at industry events and conferences and is regularly quoted in industry publications. He is also a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and a LinkedIn Influencer. Adrian has a B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University. He also earned a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management from Northeastern University, where he has served as an adjunct instructor in their Executive MBA program.

Elemica's "reveal 2014" North American Conference takes place May 6-7, 2014 in Philadelphia at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. The agenda includes presentations from other industry analysts and process industry executives who will share their expertise, best practices, and insights on topics ranging from Big Data and Analytics to Logistics Management. To attend or sponsor the conference, visit www.elemicareveal.com.

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 approximately $250B in annual transactions across more than 6,500 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, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, and Wacker. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.

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