Webinar #2: Forecasting 2019 Spend: Boldly Going Where No One Has Before

Webinar #2: Forecasting 2019 Spend: Boldly Going Where No One Has Before

As the New Year approaches and shippers and supply chain executives begin to forecast and budget their transportation spend for 2019, it’s important to exercise due diligence by identifying year-over-year trends and lessons learned, as well as understanding what experts are predicting for the year ahead. In our second webinar of the series, All Things Logistics, our panel of experts will deliver just that.

The second webinar in this series provides a panel discussion about the US transportation market as we move into 2019. We’ll review how the market has changed from 2017 to 2018, discussing how pricing, equipment availability and performance have evolved. With this information, we’ll move into lessons learned from 2018, where we’ll pinpoint major trends as well as common practices that are no longer working or applicable in today’s transportation market. From there, we’ll provide a transportation market outlook for 2019, shedding light on what you can expect for fuel and line haul charges, as well as, the digital resources available to help you forecast and track these expenditures.

Topics for Discussion

  • How the US transportation market changed from 2017 to 2018
  • Lessons learned from 2018 including practices that no longer work
  • Transportation market outlook for 2019 including fuel and line haul charges
  • How we can help you accurately forecast transportation spend for 2019

Panel of Experts

Dale McClung, Director of Design Solutions, CLX Logistics

With a background in chemical and biochemical engineering and over 20 years’ experience in strategic supply chain innovation, Dale McClung specializes in global supply chain network design and leads the Design Solutions team at CLX Logistics. Delivering innovative and disruptive design solutions for the most complex global supply chain challenges is what we do best. By using a unique blend of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics coupled with trajectory forecasting we give clients remarkable insight into the performance of their supply chains as it relates to their financial bottom line, their customers and suppliers. We use the latest stochastic and multi-variant modeling techniques coupled with fundamental lean six sigma principles to drive comprehensive and sustainable solutions.

Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM

Adrian Gonzalez is trusted advisor and leading industry analyst with more than 17 years of research experience in transportation management, logistics outsourcing, and other supply chain and logistics topics. He is the founder and president of Adelante SCM, a peer-to-peer learning, and networking community for supply chain and logistics professionals. Adelante’s services include Talking Logistics, an online video talk show and blog featuring thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain and logistics industry, and 3PL Briefings, a research service focused on providing supply chain executives with high-quality and trusted research, analysis, and briefings about the Third-Party Logistics (3PL) industry and leading practices in logistics outsourcing. 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 with more than 20,000 followers.

PeroxyChem, Global Leader in Peroxygen & Adjacent Chemistries

PeroxyChem is a global leader in peroxygen and adjacent chemistries. The company employs approximately 550 people throughout the world, with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. With an unyielding commitment to safety at its core and backed by an exceptional team, the company prides itself on exemplary customer service, product quality, reliability and technical service. PeroxyChem manufactures high quality products and innovative applications developed as a result of innovation and superior technical expertise. We supply customized chemistries for electronics, energy, environmental, food safety, pulp, paper, polymer, and other industrial and consumer markets.

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