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IFTLC Announces its 58th Annual International Conference of Furniture Transportation and Logistics Managers

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The International Furniture and Transportation Logistics Council, Inc. (IFTLC) recently announced its 58th annual conference from May 9th to 11th, at Lago Mar Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The event will feature Kim Yost, President and CEO. Art Van Furniture LLC as keynote speaker.

The conference will feature interactive round tables discussions covering subjects such as:

  • Home Delivery
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Warehouse Shortages
  • Consignment Stores
  • Packaging
  • Logistics Tech
  • Block Chain
  • Import Export

The annual IFTLC event provides attendees with insight on innovative technologies, new trends, and the latest legislation that may impact their businesses. This year’s conference will focus on Operational Excellence; Building Your Home Delivery Supply Chain.

“Our goal with this conference is to continue to equip our members with the latest information affecting our entire industry and to help them stay competitive in a market that’s constantly evolving.” says Russ Matthews, Managing Director, of IFTLC.

In addition to our keynote speakers, slated to present at the conference are;

  • Prince Prem, Director of Home Delivery, Amazon
  • Mike Wiggins, DHL
  • Bob Bauer, VP of Sales & Marketing, Dispatch Track
  • Charlie Hitt, XPO
  • Jeff Sears, International Traffic Manager, Art Van Furniture

People can register for the conference by visiting www.iftlc.org or emailing Russ Matthews at Russ111@comcast.net. Special rates and discounts are available if attendees sign up before April17th.

More about IFTLC: IFTLC’s mission is to act as a resource to those in transportation and logistics functions in order to help them become more engaged, knowledgeable and effective at their jobs. The organization holds a much-anticipated annual conference where all the segments of the logistics industry (retail stores, manufacturers, e-tailers and transportation companies) meet together to share ideas and gain important knowledge on industry topics.

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