CHEP Sponsors Global Automotive Logistics Conferences

Livonia MI, USA 10 May 2016: The Automotive and Industrial division of CHEP is proud to sponsor ‘The Supply Chain Conference 2016’. A first of its kind event from Automotive Logistics, focusing on the flow of inbound parts for production and aftermarket.

Taking place in Atlanta, GA on May 17-19, the event looks to bring together senior executives from OEMs and tier suppliers with logistics service providers of all types. It is a part of a suite of conferences for 2016 which will see 11 events held from Detroit to Delhi, Chengdu to California and Mexico City to Moscow all of which are backed by a group of leading suppliers of supply chain services.

The global series of conferences orchestrated by Automotive Logistics typically receive accolades from those in attendance for their value in networking and uncovering new supply chain solutions. “Informative, topical, [an] excellent networking opportunity and exchange of ideas,” said Carl Zimmermann, logistics manager for Magna Powertrain, after the Automotive Logistics Global conference last September.

As a part of the Brambles family, the global leader in supply chain logistics and reusable packaging solutions, CHEP has been working with the automotive industry since 1975, providing solutions to help customers transport goods through their supply chains more efficiently, sustainably and safety.

CHEP has already sponsored similar events in the US, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, China and India over the last year. “We are excited to gain another opportunity within our region to connect with colleagues who work closely with inbound parts supply chains,” said Chris Buchanan, Director of Sales at CHEP, who will be an event panelist in a session entitled The Suppliers Supply Chain, “this new Conference aims to speak directly to our key customers and will provide a targeted audience receptive to improved practices surrounding automotive supply chain management.”

For more information and to register, see www.automotivelogisticssc.com

Media Contact:
Katie Hanka
CHEP
734-838-1076
[email protected]

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Brambles Limited (ASX:BXB) is a supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. The Group specialises in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. Brambles primarily serves the consumer goods, dry grocery, fresh food, retail and general manufacturing supply chains. In addition, the Group operates specialist businesses serving the automotive, aviation and oil and gas sectors. Brambles employs more than 14,000 people and owns approximately 500 million pallets, crates and containers through a global network of approximately 850 service centres. For further information, please visit www.brambles.com.

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