TPA Supply Chain Conference 2015

Connectivity for Efficiency

When you bring together all sides of the value chain, you foster stronger relationships, streamline logistics, effectively manage activities and increase efficiency – all leading to a reduction in costs. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) joined together as the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA),* are pleased to host the annual Supply Chain Conference. Now in its sixth year, over 500 retailers, manufacturers, and solution providers will convene for a joint conference filled with idea-stimulating educational sessions, interactive exhibits with the latest technology and relationship-building networking opportunities. Real connectivity for efficiency!

 

  • What's the Value?

    The Supply Chain Conference is specifically designed to connect supply chain professionals and supporting disciplines in retail and manufacturing with the most innovative resources and practices to strengthen daily processes and enhance organizational strategy. As an attendee, you’ll gain the information to help reduce inefficiencies, incorporate new technology into fundamental functions and increase value to the customer while boosting your bottom line.
     

  • Why Should I Attend?

    This event has become the go-to source for CPG manufacturers and retailers of every size and scope – regional, multinational and every organization in between. Senior executives within the supply chain profession continuously attend this conference for effective collaboration toward seamless performance and decision-making. You’ll discuss new ideas and challenges with your peers and trading partners through informal conversations and learn model practices that will save your company time and money.
     

  • Who Should Attend?

    Uniquely designed by retailer and manufacturer supply chain executives for retailer and manufacturer supply chain executives, this is a can't-miss event for vice presidents, directors, regional managers and managers of:

    • Logistics
    • Operations
    • Supply Chain
    • Direct Store Delivery
    • Distribution
    • e-Commerce
    • Transportation
    • Technology
    • Customer Service/Logistics
    • Strategic Development
    • Inventory Management & Demand Planning
    • Return Logistics

 

*The Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) is a joint industry affairs/industry relations leadership group that was formed by GMA and FMI in January 2009. The TPA exists to develop a shared retailer-manufacturer agenda on supply chain efficiency issues, the application of information technology, the adoption of environmentally-friendly business practices and other issues. This common agenda is executed jointly by the FMI and GMA staffs and is overseen by the boards of directors of both organizations.