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UPS President Jack Holmes to keynote Atlanta logistics conference

Kara Cox -- Home Textiles Today, April 18, 2011

High Point, N.C. - Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, will be the kick-off speaker for "Logistics: The Critical Link to Supply Chain Excellence" on June 15 at AmericasMart in Atlanta.

Sponsored by HTT sister publication Furniture/Today, the event will feature logistics experts from a variety of companies.

Holmes' keynote will be followed by a panel who will address the topic of ocean freight. Attendees will hear from Chad Rosenberg of American Global Logistics, Steve Wolfe of Stanley Furniture, Steve Burdette of Havertys Furniture and John Lomax of Furniture Brands International.

Updates on the home delivery front will be addressed by Jim Waters of Home Depot, Patrick Cory of Cory Home Delivery, Keith Hewitt of Hep-Direct, Will O'Shea of 3PD and Ikea's Talal Tadros.

The impact of regulatory and legislative issues will be addressed by Michael Roll of Pisani & Roll LLP, a law firm specializing in U.S. Customs.

To register online and take advantage of an early bird registration fee of $99 - good until May 16 - go online to furnituretodayonline.com/conference/Logistics/2011/

After May 16, the standard registration rate of $189 will apply.

For more information contact Heather Grant at (336) 605-1061 or hgrant@sandowmedia.com.

 

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