enVista Announces Annual Supply Chain, Transportation and Unified Commerce Executive Summit, FUEL 2018

Dozens of client executives and industry thought leaders will connect, share best practices and address their biggest challenges during enVista’s interactive, educational conference


enVista, a leading global consulting and software solutions firm, announces details of its annual supply chain, transportation and unified commerce executive summit. Designed to facilitate peer-to-peer learning, discussions and educational opportunities between supply chain, transportation and retail executives and other industry thought leaders, FUEL 2018 will be held September 19-21 at the Loews Chicago Downtown Hotel.

The summit will feature more than 25 interactive presentations from dozens of retail, manufacturing and distribution clients, including: Best Buy, CVS, dormakaba, Finish Line, GNC, KeHE, LeGrand, Luxottica, Moen, Saddle Creek Logistics, SanMar, Spencer’s, Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Tractor Supply Co., Vera Bradley, Tempur Sealy, Walker Edison, Briggs & Stratton and more.

Breakout sessions will be centered around five tracks: distribution center optimization, transportation strategy, transportation visibility and analytics, supply chain optimization, and unified commerce.

The conference keynote presentations will include:

  • The State of Logistics – a keynote featuring Rick Blasgen, CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), who will preview findings from CSCMP’s forthcoming State of Logistics
  • Labor versus Automation, a panel presentation moderated by Dan Gilmore, Editor-in-Chief of Supply Chain Digest and featuring executives from Luxottica, Hytrol Conveyors Midwest and more.
  • Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon a keynote featuring Adrian Gonzalez, founder and president of Adelante SCM and Talking Logistics, a peer-to-peer learning and networking community for supply chain and logistics executives
  • Fueling Your Inspiration & Understanding – a fireside chat on how mounting consumer expectations and the need to unify commerce are shaping business initiatives today, moderated by Jim Barnes, enVista’s CEO. The chat will feature client executives from Tractor Supply Co., CVS, Sephora and Spencer’s.

“FUEL offers dedicated opportunities for supply chain, transportation, manufacturing and retail leaders to connect with their peers and focus on overcoming their biggest challenges and look out to future trends that will impact their business,” said Jim Barnes, enVista CEO. “Our objective is to provide an intimate, educational forum for executives to interact, form relationships and share standard and innovative practices so that they walk away with action plans that truly drive results.”

FUEL will also include several fun opportunities to network and socialize, including a cocktail reception and a Spirit of Chicago dinner cruise on Lake Michigan.

For more information and to register to attend FUEL 2018, visit www.envistafuel.com. To learn more about group registration rates or sponsorship opportunities, email fuel@envistacorp.com.


About FUEL 2018:

Join us for FUEL 2018, enVista’s supply chain, transportation and unified commerce executive summit and educational conference, September 19-21, 2018 in Chicago. Connect with dozens of executives at our intimate educational conference designed to address your biggest supply chain, transportation and unified commerce challenges. Join dozens of industry leaders and client presenters for dynamic keynote and breakout sessions, industry roundtables and interactive learning opportunities. Plus, network and socialize during our cocktail reception and Spirit of Chicago dinner cruise on Lake Michigan. Fuel your organization’s transportation results and your own growth. www.envistafuel.com