Supply Chain Management | Program and Project Management


SCM93 - TMS - What Is It and Do You Need One?

Thursday, October 12
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Room: Ryman Studio JK

Format: Presentation
Level: Basic
CPE: 1
Version: Any

Transportation Management Systems (TMS) can provide strategic oversight to your shipping process and freight costs outside your four walls, with a real impact on predictability and profitability. We'll discuss what the typical functions in a TMS are and how they work, offer guidance of when you should and should not consider one, and review some pointers to evaluate when selecting a TMS.

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John Riske

Vice President, Business Development
Next Generation Logistics, Inc.

Vice President, Business Development


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Aristides (Ari) P. Smith

President & CEO
Next Generation Logistics, Inc.

Ari is President and CEO of Next Generation Logistics, Inc. located in Inverness, IL USA.

For the last 30 years, Next Generation (NGL) has been specializing in supply chain consulting, managed logistics services and transportation management software, predominantly for the process manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries.

Previous to NGL, Ari was Executive Vice President of Operations for Staley Continental Foodservice a $ 2.5 Billion food manufacturer and distributor where he headed up operations for multiple divisions.

He was also part of the UPS team as Manager of Industrial Engineering for a number of years and served overseas during the company’s expansion into Germany training new employees in UPS delivery techniques.


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