The supply chains of North America, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America meet in Los Angeles. And every year, the leading professionals in supply chain management converge at Southern California’s most prestigious research university to network, exchange ideas, and experience this extraordinary event. Join us for our flagship annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit, now in its 10th year, to explore critical issues within our rapidly evolving global landscape. Don’t miss these high-level discussions on managing supply chains amidst globalization, innovation and digitalization.
In addition to the Summit, Business Delegations will have an opportunity to participate in a VIP reception and our International Executive Training Program, including five days of mixed workshop instruction and site visits to advanced industry facilities in the Los Angeles area.
You will find two-hour lectures on the agenda.
You will find concise, engaging TED-style talks; thought-provoking panels with experts in vertical markets and supply chain competencies; and high-impact, straight-to-the-point presentations on the most crucial issues facing our profession.
The Summit is supplemented by programs before and after the main event, which provides additional opportunities for networking, training, and exposure to cutting-edge supply chain innovations in the practice.
Arrival of guests and check in at the USC hotel
Supply Chain Finance and Risks Management OR Emerging Technology (Machine Learning, AI, Blockchain)
Site Visits to Port of Long Beach OR Port of Los Angeles and UPS OR AMAZON
Lean Supply Chain Workshop By ASQ, Evening: VIP Reception & Networking
Summit Day 1
Summit Day 2
Check Out from Hotel/Departure Date
The International Executive Experiential program is designed for international executives and managers who want to explore key issues in global supply chain management in intensive, focused group settings.
Participants will work through case studies and interactive learning modules in small group sessions. Workshops will be held in conjunction with a luncheon featuring notable speakers, and site visits to industrial facilities in the Los Angeles area, showcasing best practices in supply chain management.
As part of the program, participants will have the opportunity to network at the private VIP Reception along with speakers, sponsors, and board members the night prior to the 2 day Summit. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from USC Marshall for the International Executive Training Program.
Examines ways to use technology and process to achieve and improve fill rates, visibility, risk management and efficiencies in supply chains.
Will discuss how to synthesize internal and external information at a much faster pace, and focus on modeling and predicting the future.
Will discuss how new technologies and innovations are changing the supply chain practice, exploring topics like automation, robotics, self-driving vehicles, and IoT.
Will discuss how to strategically manage your indirect spend and achieve better, more consistent supplier performance.
Largest port facility in the U.S., moving more than $1.2 billion in goods every day and 9.3 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in 2017.
UPS has signed one of the largest industrial leases in Los Angeles County, taking 525,400 square feet warehouse in a deal valued at more than $44 million.
Triples Southern California delivery hubs to get packages out faster since March 2021. The expansion has increased Amazon’s “last-mile” distribution footprint to 5.2 million square feet, nearly quadrupling its space in the region and dwarfing acquisitions by all other competing retailers and logistics firms.
The USC Marshall School of Business’s world-class faculty consists of industry leaders with decades of experience in supply chain management. Our faculty hold prominent positions in fields including lean operations, logistics, operations management, and distribution. Guest instructors from the Center’s advisory board include Fortune 500 executives and supply chain leaders with specialized functional expertise.
The program will be led by the Center’s Executive Director, Nick Vyas. He is a nationally recognized expert in Global Supply Chain and Lean Six Sigma application with practical and academic experience. He has run global supply chain operations for Fortune 500 companies with proven results and robust transformation.
Our training program is designed for international executives and managers leading procurement, sourcing, manufacturing, transportation, distribution, and retail sectors of the global supply chain.
The USC Marshall, The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute exists to connect the world through Global Supply Chain Management with Network, Education, and Advanced Research (NEAR)
Capitalizing upon its global network, industry experience and renowned faculty, The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute is poised to become one of the top thought leaders in the realm of global supply chain management.
As an industry leader in cultivating top business talent, The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute will lead the effort to streamline ef-ficiency and supply chain in our increasingly global economy. Our state of the art resource center will work with country-specific supply chain gateways to keep our member community updated with news, trends and critical changes in the industry.
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For information in detail, please do contact Ms. Yuki Zin, Executive Education Management
Email Address: Zinmarso@marshall.usc.edu
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