MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it will be the premier sponsor of the 15th annual Automotive Logistics Global Conference, taking place September 16-18, 2014, at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Mich. Tom Kroswek, Ryder Senior Director of Supply Chain Excellence, and Bradley Scroggin, Ryder Group Director of Customer Logistics for Automotive, will both present at the conference.
Mr. Kroswek will offer a presentation at a forum titled, “Special Aftersales and Service Parts – Supply Chain,” which will spotlight the logistics services supporting that particular customer facing sector. Mr. Scroggin will be a part of a senior panel of Tier 1 suppliers and service providers, who will discuss the future of supplier logistics supporting Mexico’s automotive assembly plant growth.
The two-day conference is a valuable meeting place for OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and logistics service providers of all types, offering networking, discussions, and learning in a business/social environment. Conference sessions will explore various topics such as e-Logistics, Changing Packing Requirements, and Supplier’s Supply Chain in Mexico.
Ryder, which has served the automotive industry for over 40 years, has been the premier sponsor of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference since its inception in 2000. The event is a great opportunity for Ryder leaders to network with executives in the automotive industry and to further innovate the company’s robust automotive supply chain solutions. Ryder is the largest automotive lead logistics provider supporting OEM and Tier 1 assembly plants in North America, doing business for the top three automotive companies in the United States.
In addition to Mr. Kroswek and Mr. Scroggin, the following Ryder executives will be in attendance: Dick Jennings, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Supply Chain Solutions; Darcee Scavone, Vice President and General Manager of Automotive, Aerospace, and Industrials operations; Gary Allen, Vice President Supply Chain Excellence; Jeff Kosloski, Group Director of Automotive Logistics; and David Walby, Group Director of Sales and Marketing for Supply Chain Solutions.
“The Automotive Logistics Global Conference provides Ryder with countless opportunities to network and collaborate with other heavy hitters in the industry,” said Darcee Scavone, Ryder Vice President and General Manager of Automotive, Aerospace, and Industrials operations. “It gives us great pride to be a part of such a beneficial conference year after year.”
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions is an end-to-end supply chain partner with more than 80 years of experience helping customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Asia transform their supply chains by delivering the best in operational execution. Ryder provides a full range of services, from optimizing day-to-day logistics operations to synchronizing the supply of parts and finished goods with customer demand.
For more information on the Automotive Logistics Global Conference, visit http://www.automotivelogisticsmagazine.com/events/global-conference/2014-conference/overview.
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