Where Shippers and 3PL Providers Meet: Join 700+ C-Level industry leaders in logistics and supply chain as they discuss the future of the industry at the unmissable annual meeting place for forward-thinking pioneers

Recently Registered Attendees:

  • Haemonetics
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  • Damco
  • Bridgestone
  • haribo
  • matson-logistics
  • Land O'Lakes

The 3PL Summit is North America's largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. With over 700 attendees, it brings together the leading thinkers and practitioners in logistics and supply chain to network, learn, debate challenges, discuss trends and share ideas.

How Will your Company Innovate and Grow in 2016?

We asked 130 logistics execs, and 110 of their customers…

Q: What’s the biggest threat to your business growth in 2016? What’s the biggest threat to your business growth in 2016?What’s the biggest threat to your business growth in 2016?
Q: How did you gain most of your new business in the last 12 months? How did you gain most of your new business in the last 12 months?Q: How did you gain most of your new business in the last 12 months?
Q: How do you expect to gain the most of your new business in the next 18 months? How do you expect to gain the most of your new business in the next 18 months?Q: How do you expect to gain the most of your new business in the next 18 months?
Q: When it comes to cutting-edge technologies, what type of adopter are you? When it comes to cutting-edge technologies, what type of adopter are you?Q: When it comes to cutting-edge technologies, what type of adopter are you?
Q: Where do LSPs most often come up short? (according to customers) Where do LSPs most often come up short?Q: Where do LSPs most often come up short? (according to customers)
So, how are you going to innovate your logistics in 2016?
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Join C-Level 3PL Executives as They Discuss Innovation And…

  • Technology Start-Ups: A Threat to Traditional 3PL Models, or an Opportunity? Exploring investment, the acquisition of technology, the threat to your business and the next possible logistics service to be targeted by tech
  • Disruptive Technology: Hear from the drone makers, 3D printing wizards, the driverless car manufacturers and robot creators and use their expertise to evaluate where the ROI from each of these technologies lies
  • Logistics Data: Explore how to monetize and guard logistics data; the next crucial asset for an LSP. Turning data into a revenue generator and ensuring that you make the right decisions with it
  • M&A: Making sense of the last year of consolidation and evaluating the next steps for your company; look to acquire, or look to be acquired?
  • The Path to Growth in the New Environment: Exploring growth through acquisitions, organically, a hybrid approach, through the provision of new VAS, vertical specialization and geographically
  • 3PL-Customer Relationships; Evolving alongside the voice of the shipper, logistics liability and risk allocation
  • Economic Drivers – The impact of lower interest rates, the US election, China’s slowdown, TPP and the move to Mexico


Plus, Hear Directly from Supply Chain Speakers as They Discuss:

  • Smart and Intelligent Data: The Biggest Weapon in your Supply Chain: Discover the most profitable applications of IoT in your supply chain
  • The Evolution of the CSCO in the Digital World – From physical task master to number cruncher
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Engage with social change to drive customer loyalty and improve your bottom line - slavery, conflict minerals the latest legislation
  • S&OP – What is Holding you Back? Get top tips on engaging the board to make your S&OP vision a reality
  • Omnichannel 2.0 – Leveraging Data and Your Suppliers to Drive Profits and Boost Customer Loyalty Put yourself Ahead of the Curve and leverage warehouse technology and your suppliers’ expertise to relieve multiple pressures on your supply chain

Your Summit, Your Choice; How Will You Maximize Your Time at the Event?

Make the most of the 3PL Summit’s 5 tracks, plenary sessions, expert workshops and networking events

  • An exclusively C-Level 3PL speaker faculty that includes CEOs from C.H. Robinson, Neovia Logistics, XPO Logistics, ArcBest and Damco Americas, aiding you to plot your position in the industry for the next 12 months
  • Shipper insight from senior retailers and manufacturers including Avnet, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Toyota, Jabil, Raytheon and La-Z-Boy to help you understand the needs of shipper customers
  • 15+ hours of networking including a welcome reception, charity evening and an awards ceremony give you ample time to connect with the movers and shakers of the industry who are crucial to your personal and company aims this year
  • Dedicated sessions for 3PL and Supply Chain; you’ll have a choice of tracks up to 5 tracks over 3 days, allowing you to focus your time and learning on your primary areas of interest

Industry Endorsements & Testimonials For 3PL Summit

  • Toyota

    "Great opportunity to open my thoughts for new ways to look at our business."

    - Neil Swartz, VP/GM, Toyota
  • ShipHawk

    "Awesome event with great access to high level decision makers. Well organized and thought out. Excited for next year."

    - Jeremy Bodenhamer, CEO, ShipHawk
  • generalcable

    "Good overview of current & future state of the Logisitics & Supply Chain world.  Great opportunity to interface with senior leaders of many of the premier companies in the field."

    - Gregory Hughes, VP Sourcing & Supply Chain Latin America, General Cable Corporation
  • 3pllinks

    "I found  the event to be very useful and well worth attending. Met a lot of interesting people and have developed many business contacts which will serve me well in the future. I will definately attend next years event."

    - Wally Grossi, President & CEO, 3PL Links Inc

    "It was very well planned and organized forum. Great content, well planned logistics, good level of attendees, right size."

    - Inna Kuznetsova, President, INTTRA Marketplace, INTTRA
  • flexco

    "This event was a great chance to have some additional perspective. Coming back energized and ready to engage things that have been just drifting along."

    - Harald Jablonski, Director Global Supply Chain, Flexco
  • McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors

    "This is a premier conference for those who interested in logistics outsourcing."

    - Kevin McGowan, President, McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors
  • Sabath supply chain consultants, inc

    "Best audience, best content of any supply chain conference"

    - Robert Sabath, President, Sabath supply chain consultants,  inc
  • Carrollco

    "Excellent forum for more progressive thinking in 3rd party logistics space than is common for our industry!  Enjoyed the entire conference and made great, new connections."

    - Michele Carroll, President, Carrollco Marketing Services
  • UniGroup

    "Excellent networking opportunities"

    - Bryan Davidson, Director - Procurement, UniGroup
  • Best Food Service

    "Fantastic opportunity to make connections within the industry. Also, good time to hear from the different perspectives of shippers, carriers, and 3PL's regarding the industry and it's future."

    - Greg Orlando, Logistics Manager, Best Food Service
  • loadsmart

    "Fantastic opportunity to meet with industry peers to learn about and discuss relevant issues. Will be back!"

    - Mark Gurevich, Business Development Manager, LoadSmart
  • APL Logistics

    "Good networking forum"

    - Gail Paepke, Director, Technology Solutions, APL Logistics
  • unishippers

    "The 3PL Summit was a great opportuinty to sharpen yoour saw and network within the industry to acquire new ideas and forsee the future in the transportation world."

    - Jeff Williams, VP Corporate Accounts, Unishippers
  • Redwood Logistics

    "Great emphasis on emerging technology"

    - Steve Wilson, VP Logistics Engineering, Redwood Logistics
  • groupon

    "Great event for networking with other industry professionals & learning about some emerging trends in the supply chain space"

    - Vikram Subramanian, Director - Supply Chain, Groupon
  • Genpro

    "As usual great opportunity to network with the best in our industry. Always a great opportunity to listen to thought leaders. Overall an excellent event. This is my 12th consecutive EFT conference this year."

    - Nikhil Sathe, CFO, Genpro
  • Dart Container Corporation

    "I thought the conference was very informative.  It was interesting to hear how other companies are addressing similar issues."

    - Edward Goetting, Director, Sales & Operations Planning, Dart Container Corporation
  • BuildDirect

    "The conference for me was a great opportunity to see and participate in some informative sessions with some of the leading 3PLs in the industry. The conference was also great to meet and reconnect with colleagues devoted to improving supply chains."

    - Jim Hourigan, COO, BuildDirect.com
  • spartanlogistics

    "Really good opportunity meet other senior professionals in our industry"

    - Steve Harmon, President, Spartan Logistics
  • Con-way Multimodal

    "The event was had an intimate feel that worked well for networking. The 1-1 meeting I participated in went well and have potential to produce new clients for my company."

    - Mike Friedly, Director Business Development, Con-way Multimodal
  • Worldwide Express

    "The event was well organized, with an outstanding venue and speakers. I found the sessions most informative and educational. Thoroughly enjoyed the event."

    - Nancy Marino, Partner, Columbus Consulting

2016 Sponsors

Charter Sponsor

  • JDA

Gold Sponsor

  • project44

Silver Sponsors

  • 10-4
  • Echo
  • HCL-sq
  • Kronos-sq
  • Nulogy
  • Sealed-Air
  • sutherland
  • syncreon

Bronze Sponsors

  • Charter
  • HubTran
  • iDashboards
  • Lanetix
  • Loadsmart
  • PINC
  • ProAct International
  • RevenovaTMS
  • ProLogistix and Select Staffing
  • TMW

Lanyard Sponsor

Agenda Sponsor

  • J B Hunt

Keycard Sponsor

  • APL

Delegate Bag Sponsor


Workshop Sponsor

  • Teradata

Pen Sponsor

  • Sphere

Welcome Letter Sponsor

  • Port of Nansha of Guangzhou Port

Exhibition & Meetings Sponsors

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Sophie Farrow

Sophie Farrow

Project Director
+1800 814 3459 x7587 (US)
+1866 996 1235 ex.7587 (CAN TF)
+44 (0) 207 375 7587 (Global)

Sarah Reynolds

Sarah Reynolds

Project Director
+1800 814 3459 x7243 (US TF)
+1866 996 1235 ex.7243 (CAN TF)
+44 (0) 207 375 7243 (Global)