Capitalize on Supply Chain's Future: Learn from the Industry's Best

The Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, in its 7th year, is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics and supply chain executives. Over 650 senior supply chain and logistics executives attend year on year, making the CSCO Forum the one event that you cannot afford to miss in 2016.

Senior supply chain executives working at a manufacturer or retailer can attend the event with a complimentary pass. Click here to apply

Recently Registered Attendees:

  • kelloggs
  • dealer tire
  • cochlear
  • kroger
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Bridgestone

2016 Speaker Highlights:

Key topics to be addressed in 2016:

The fastest growing companies in your space are data-driven – how can you prepare your supply chain for this seismic transformation?  

  • Drones, 3D Printing, Robotics – Hear from Both the Users and the Makers: An essential guide on the latest technology game-changers
  • Smart and Intelligent Data: The Biggest Weapon in your Supply Chain: Discover the most profitable applications of IoT in your supply chain
  • Digitalizing your Supply Chain through Prescriptive Analytics and Machine Learning: With supply chain a traditional physical business, what part will it play in this new digital age and what are the key ways to couple strategy with these technological advancements, such as prescriptive analytics?
  • Data Security and Outsourcing: Risk and Reward? Do you really want to let someone else be the owners of your most valuable asset? Don’t miss this session if you want a robust defence strategy
  • 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
  • Mexico – Key Cross Border Strategies for 2016 and Beyond Win or Lose: Calculate the cost-benefit of doing business in Mexico
  • China – The Fallen Red Dragon of Asia?  Understand how China’s slowdown will impact logistics and supply chain as a whole and how you can minimize your exposure
  • 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
  • The Next Generation of Supply Chain Talent Given shifting needs in supply chain, with the development of additive manufacturing, drones, IoT, machine learning analytics and more, should you be looking for a new breed of employee?
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Industry pioneers set to share their knowledge in 2016:

A hand-picked selection of 80+ industry experts is set to lead you through each key topic:

Supply Chain Leaders

  • Mike Buseman, Senior Vice President and Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer, Avnet
  • Darrell Edwards, SVP & CSCO, La-Z-Boy
  • Tonet Rivera, SVP Global Supply Chain , Mead Johnson Nutrition
  • Neil Swartz, VP & GM - North American Parts Operations, Toyota Motor
  • Jaro Caban, CAN Supply Chain, Cargill
  • Bennett West, SVP Supply Chain, Filtration Group 
  • Sougata Dasgupta, Head of Global Distribution, Bloomberg
  • Fred Hartung, VP SC Solutions & Global Logistics Supply Chain, Jabil
  • Charles Blevins, VP Supply Chain, Dart Container Corporation
  • Jim Hourigan, COO, Build Direct

3PL Executives

  • John Weihoff, CEO & Chairman, C.H. Robinson
  • Bradley Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics 
  • Judy McReynolds, President and CEO, ArcBest
  • Tom Sanderson, CEO, Transplace
  • Doug Waggoner, CEO, Echo Global Logistics
  • Mike Bautch, President - Value Added Services, Universal
  • Scott Dobak, CEO, Dicom Transportation Group
  • Allan Smith, CEO, BCG Logistics
  • Jon Saunders, CEO, Polaris Global Logistics

Industry Experts

  • Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International
  • Michele Carroll, President, Carrollco Marketing Services
  • Egil Moller Nielsen, SVP, SmartCentres
  • John Anderson, Advisory Director, Greenbriar Equity
  • Steve Banker, Vice President, Supply Chain Services, ARC Advisory Group
  • Richard Sharpe, CEO, Competitive Insights
  • Ben Gordon, Managing Director, BGSA

The 7th Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum is the one event you can't afford to miss

The Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum has grown over the years to become one of the leading meeting-places of the leaders in supply chain thinking to share ideas, and explore future trends, challenges and opportunities. This year's event is set to build on 2015's success, with even more executive insight from supply chain peers and even more thought-leaders in the industry providing you with actionable take-aways you can directly apply to your business. Plug yourself into the supply chain conversation at this year's CSCO Forum through:

  • Over 80 C-level & VP speakers
  • 30 + Vital Industry Topics
  • 4 Concurrent Sessions to Chose From
  • 16 Hours of Dedicated Networking
  • 38 Top-Level Exhibitors
  • 650+ Total Attendees
  • 1 Disrupt Logistics Hackathon


The CSCO Summit is not your average trade show. Instead, we bring together a select group of exhibitors who deliver the highest-level solutions to the industry. Explore the exhibition hall to discover the latest solutions and benchmark your current providers against the competition.

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Industry Endorsements & Testimonials For The CSCO Forum:

  • Huawei

    "An excellent platform to meet with industry colleagues for benchmarking and potential suppliers for future business partnership. An established global forum that provides & shares leading edge initiatives in logistics & supply chain innovation & transformation, benefiting industry professionals of various sectors "

    - CK Tan, VP SCM, Huawei Technologies
  • Walmart

    "It was a great networking opportunity and the venue worked well for that."

    - Sheila Taylor, VP Finance & Logistics, Walmart Stores Inc.
  • Toyota

    "Fantastic opportunity to gain new insights from some of the best in the industry and stay ahead on emerging trends."

    - Neil Swartz, VP and General Manager, Toyota Motor Sales, USA
  • Drew Marine

    "I find the CSCO forum to be very informative and a great way to keep up with leading edge topics in the global supply chain marketplace. "

    - Larry Duneske, VP Global Supply Chain, Drew Marine
  • Orgill

    "It was a great event in 3 areas - great networking opportunity, great presentations and great meeting with exhibitors. "

    - Randy Williams, SVP Operations, Orgill
  • Solo Cup

    "The CSCO forum combines well organized and interesting tracks and speakers combined with a forum for meeting with logistics service providers and technology providers."

    - Charles Blevins, VP Supply Chain, Solo Cup

Industry Endorsements & Testimonials For The CSCO Forum:

  • RR Donnelley

    "A great event that brought together Supply Chain thought leaders from various industry verticals!"

    - Bill Seliger, Director of Supply Chain, RR Donnelley
  • Auto Anything

    "Great event for staying on top of supply chain trends impacting 3PLs, retailers and manufacturers alike"

    - Jonathan Biggert, Director of Supply Chain, Auto Anything
  • Highlights for Children

    "A very good use of my time, learning from my peers and making excellent connections"

    - Rich Marshall, Director of Supply Chain Management, Highlights for Children
  • USO

    "The 12th 3PL forum gave a valuable insight into industry developments and future opportunities."

    - Jonathan Matthews, Director of Logistics & Facilities, United Service Organizations (USO)
  • Plexus

    "A great venue to connect with SC peers and learn about common challenges while investigating emerging trends."

    - Steven Alsbro, Director of Global Logistics, Plexus

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)