Washington, DC, Sept 8, 2015 – The deadline to register for the CLDA Fall Forum in Conjunction with PARCEL Forum ’15 is quickly approaching.  The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on October 19-21 and will highlight upcoming opportunities and challenges facing the industry.

Among those already signed up to participate in the conference are representatives from Amazon, GNC, Johnson & Johnson and 3M. “For our part in this conference we wanted to present strategies and tactics for responding to changing times.  Our presentations will showcase the trends that will impact members of the supply chain for years to come,” points out event chair, Chuck Moyer who is also a member of the CLDA board.
This is the second year that the CLDA Fall Forum will be held alongside PARCEL Forum.  CLDA will program and lead the customized last mile logistics track. Sessions within the track will discuss the latest information in the following areas:

  • Regional Providers – Today’s Solution to your Distribution Challenges
  • Technology Solutions Connecting Last Mile Carriers & Shippers
  • Warehousing and Omni-Channel Retail Fulfillment
  • Creating and Managing an Efficient Final Mile Network
  • The Evolution of the Same Day Sector and What it Will Take to Survive
  • The M&A Outlook for the Transportation Industry
  • Regulatory Updates and their Impact

    CLDA will also lead a members-only focus group session where participants will get the chance to share problems and solutions and apply the information from the conference to their individual businesses.
    In addition to the CLDA sessions on last-mile logistics, attendees can attend 53 breakout sessions from six other tracks in the areas of transportation, technology and operations.

    Current CLDA members will get a $170 discount off the PARCEL Forum rate by registering through theclda.com/fallforum .  Registration includes access to the exhibit hall, educational tracks, and receptions. For additional event and session information, including suggested lodging at near-by hotels, visit theclda.com/fallforum or contact CLDA at info@theclda.com.

About the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association
The CLDA is the voice of the customized logistics and delivery industry, representing those who keep the wheels of commerce rolling in North America.  CLDA is the largest trade association in the industry providing time-critical and last-mile deliveries.  Since 1987, the association has promoted and advanced the professionalism of the customized logistics and delivery industry through networking, education and advocacy.   For more information see www.theCLDA.com and www.facebook.com/theCLDA

About PARCEL Forum
PARCEL Forum has been an influential annual conference and exposition for the parcel shipping, distribution and logistics industry since 2003.  It provides the opportunity for those in the industry to learn about industry trends, meet influential members in the business and learn about the latest products and services.  The 2014 show attracted over 800 attendees to the conference and exhibition hall which featured over 80 exhibitors showcasing products and services in more than 10,000 square feet.  For sponsorship information, visit: www.PARCELforum.co