Back by Popular Demand:  Armstrong & Associates and Infocast Announce 3PL Value Creation Summit

Leading Global and North American 3PL Executives Explore Today’s Winning Value Creation Strategies

Los Angeles, CA – October 15, 2014 – Armstrong & Associates, globally recognized logistics experts, and Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking event producer, have continued collaboration in assembling the annual 3PL Value Creation Summit. The summit is scheduled for October 28-30, 2014 at the University Center Conference in Chicago, IL and will attract C-level executives, major customers and industry experts.

Global economic forces, paradigm changes and transformation in industry verticals have set the stage for third-party logistics competition in 2015 and beyond. While the future offers up plenty of uncertainty, one thing remains clear: Top executives at 3PLs will need to lead their organizations to become innovators and value creators in order to survive and thrive in the marketplace.

3PL Value Creation 2014 will assess the future outlook of 3PL segments and explore strategies for value creation that will forge a competitive advantage. It is a unique opportunity to get a look at the current and future state of third-party logistics from the best global and North American 3PLs, like GENCO and UPS, and hear about the value-added customer services that will define the future competitive landscape of the industry.

Armstrong & Associates and Infocast have established a competitive benchmark for this summit by reporting on the current best in class operating capabilities and examining how they differentiate winners and losers in the 3PL market. 3PL Value Creation 2014 is the chance for companies to become providers of leading cutting-edge initiatives that enhance customers’ supply chain flexibility and agility. Attendees will leave understanding the new opportunities within 3PL, and have the competitive advantage to lead their company to survival in the marketplace.

For more information, to register, or to join us as a sponsor, visit the Infocast website at or contact Infocast at 818-888-4444.

About Armstrong & Associates, Inc.

Armstrong & Associates, Inc. is a supply chain management market research and consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, logistics outsourcing, competitive benchmarking, mergers and acquisitions, 3PL service/cost benchmarking, and supply chain systems evaluation and selection. Armstrong & Associates publishes Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – The Americas and Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – International. Recent research papers include “Trending Up: 3PL Market Predictions for 2014 and 2013 Results,” “Trends in 3PL/Customer Relationships,” “3PL Brand Recognition, RFP Activity and Expected Profit Margins for 3PLs – 2013,” “Mexico: Trucking, Railroads and Third-Party Logistics Market Report,” and “The Business of Warehousing in North America – 2012 Market Size, Major 3PLs, Benchmarking Costs, Prices and Practices.”

About Infocast
For over 25 years, Infocast has produced the highest quality events, tailored to the needs of the industries we serve. We intensively research the marketplace, pulling from an extensive network of experts to give you the information and connections to succeed.