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JAS at Professional Development Seminar

January 10, 2017

The APICS Triangle Chapter is pleased to host a professional development meeting on Logistics with special guest speaker, Nate May. Seating is limited, so register early to reserve your space.  

About the Topic

Logistics is defined as a business-planning framework for the management of material, service, information & capital flows.  The etymology of the word “logistics” is quickly connected to military and troop support related tasks, however logistics origins go far deeper historically.  For 5,000 years logistics have had a fundamental role in worldwide development.

Being part of the global economy is high on the priority list of most companies today.  Whether it is to capitalize on global sourcing or tap into surging business and developing consumer markets overseas, the focus on global logistics as a value driver  in any supply chain is in the forefront.

The global logistics landscape today will be discussed and its evolution as the world continues to get “smaller” and more “connected.”

JAS will also look at how the global logistics discussion has changed from “rates” & “transit” to “data” & “analytics” as global markets have become transparent. Finally, JAS will discuss how ecommerce is requiring supply chains to be even more agile than ever and how global logistics fits.

About the Speaker:

Nate May is the APAC Trade-lane Director for one of the top privately held global freight forwarders, JAS Worldwide. May has been in the industry for 13 years with a primary focus in bridging the communication & cultural gap between the US and Asia by driving efficiencies across JAS’ Trans-Pacific network through flexibility, market awareness & analytics.

May currently lives in Raleigh, NC and has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from NC State University.  He has won multiple achievements throughout his career in Global Logistics.


Registration:         5:30 - 6:00 pm

Dinner:                  6:00 - 6:45 pm

Presentation:         7:00 - 8:00 pm

Location:  McKimmon Center @ NCSU1101 Gorman St.Raleigh, NC 27606


Early registration through January 6th: $30 for members and $40 for non-members. After January 6th, late pricing applies - which is an additional $10. For student discount codes, contact your university's APICS chapter leadership or send an inquiry to profdevt@apics-triangle. Note: There is a $10 discount for students.

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