On October 21-22nd, Armstrong & Associates is virtually hosting the eighth annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit. This year’s event analyzes important third-party logistics industry factors (such as e-commerce growth, digitalization, labor shortages, global trade agreements, M&A, and advancements in technological innovation) in an interactive and fully engaged way. Virtually network with global 3PL executives and industry experts that successfully navigate the unique complexities of the 3PL industry.

The 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2020 is a distinct strategic event where C-level 3PL executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators virtually network to assess the current and future outlook of the third-party logistics market and explore strategies for value creation. Through a combination of insightful question and answer style panels, market intelligence, and thought leadership, the event takes an unparalleled deep-dive into the operational, financial, and innovative aspects of the global 3PL industry.





Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

8:00AM – 8:25AM Presentation: Welcome and Global 3PL Market Overview

8:30AM – 9:25AM Panel: Global View and Regional Variations

9:30AM – 10:25AM Panel: Key Trends in Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Logistics

10:45AM – 11:40AM Panel: E-Commerce as a 3PL Growth Engine

11:45AM – 12:30PM Panel: Emerging Trends in International Transportation Management/Freight Forwarding

1:00PM – 1:25PM Presentation: Merger and Acquisition Strategy

1:30PM – 2:10PM Panel: 3PL Market M&A Insights and Trends

2:15PM – 3:10PM Panel: What’s Next in Logistics Technology? AI/Robotics/Big Data

3:30PM – 4:30PM Panel: Digital Freight Matching and Freight Brokerage Automation

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

8:00AM – 8:25AM Presentation: Regional 3PL Trends and Top 3PL Rankings

8:30AM – 9:25AM Panel: The Keys to Driving Stronger Shipper – 3PL Relationships

9:30AM – 10:25AM Panel: Developing Trends in Value-added Warehousing and Distribution

10:45AM – 11:40AM Panel: Strategic and Financial Buyer Acquisition Perspectives

11:45AM – 12:40PM Panel: Summarizing the M&A Landscape – New Headwinds and Tailwinds

1:00PM – 2:00PM Panel: Key Trends in Food and Beverage Logistics

2:30PM – 3:25PM Panel: What’s New in Domestic Transportation Management and Dedicated Contract Carriage

3:30PM – 4:30PM Panel: Executive Outlook, 3PL Market Trends & Executive Predictions



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