Indianapolis, IN., August 14, 2012—enVista, a leading enterprise and supply chain consulting services firm, announced today that it has been selected to lead a panel discussion on inbound transportation for retailers at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, September 30-October 3, 2012.CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference brings together more than 3,000 practitioners and thought leaders from 40-plus countries for cutting edge education, research and networking.

enVista Managing Partner and transportation industry expert, Stephen Craig, will lead a panel discussion entitled Planning Inbound Transportation for Maximum Benefit on Tuesday, October 2 from 1-2:30 p.m. in room B310. Craig will be joined by retail industry executives Fred Anderson, director of corporate logistics at Dillard’s, Rick Schart, vice president of supply chain at Stein Mart and Dave Haessly, director of distribution at Hibbett Sports. Together, the panel will describe the challenges they face every day to reduce costs while at the same time, improve service levels. They will also explain the key drivers of successful inbound transportation management and the role that technology plays at their own companies.

Craig notes, “This is a great opportunity for the audience to understand how leading retailers view the inbound challenges and opportunities, what the drivers are and what is coming down the pike. Attendees will hear what these leading retailers are doing to drive savings and will leave with real-world improvement opportunities that they will be able to implement at their own companies.”

CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2012 will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia from September 30-October 3, 2012. More information on this convention and registration can be found at

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enVista is a leading enterprise and supply chain consulting services provider, delivering innovative solutions that improve profitability, enhance customer service and reduce waste from source to consumption. enVista provides exceptional value in its unique ability to consult, implement and operate. These capabilities, in combination with enVista’s deep domain expertise, enable world-leading manufacturers, distributors and retailers to leverage one experienced partner for all matters related to supply chain, transportation and ERP. 

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