FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Ben Gordon Chairs the 3PL Track for the 2007 CSCMP Annual Conference

Palm Beach, FL – November 1, 2007 - Benjamin Gordon, Managing Director of BG Strategic Advisors, was invited to Chair the 3PL Track for the 2007 CSCMP Annual Conference, held last week in Philadelphia. CSCMP’s Annual Conference is supply chain’s premier event™, where over 3,000 attendees learned the latest supply chain tactics and strategies, heard from the profession’s most distinguished thought leaders, and connected with colleagues from all over the world.

The 3PL Track, that Mr. Gordon led, consisted of 11 different educational sessions and over 25 top industry CEOs as speakers.  The 3PL Track was one of the most popular Tracks at the CSCMP Annual Conference, and covered topics such as:  The Requirements for 3PL Success, The Convergence of Specialty Supply Chain Services, Freight Forwarding: A CEO Perspective, Private Equity and Logistics: What Happens After the Deal, and Globalization of Domestic Supply Chains.

Speakers for the 3PL Track included such industry leaders as: Rich Bolte, CEO of BDP International, Richard Phillips, Jr., CEO of Pilot Freight Services, Sid Brown, CEO of NFI Industries, Essa Al-Saleh, CEO of Agility Logistics, David Kulik, Vice Chairman of CEVA group and former CEO of TNT Logistics, Michael Uremovich, CEO of Pacer International, Ron Sorrow, Vice Chairman of RoadLink USA, and Robert Auray, Jr., CEO of GENCO marketplace.

In addition to Chairing the 3PL Track, Mr. Gordon also gave a compelling presentation on The Logistics M&A Market Today: Profiles of Leaders and Strategies for Success. Highlights of the presentation included:

  • The Impact of Value-Added Services on Logistics Companies
  • Good-to-Great: Successful Transformations at Schneider Logistics, PWC Logistics, JacobsonWilpak and UTi,
  • Strategies for Winners.

About BG Strategic Advisors

BG Strategic Advisors (“BGSA”) is the leading M&A advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry. The firm specializes in providing CEOs in the logistics and supply chain industry with the tools to maximize their companies’ value.  BGSA has worked on many deals that you are likely familiar with, including the sale of Wilpak to Jacobson Companies, the PWC Logistics acquisition of GeoLogistics, the Unicity sale to PBB, the Air-Road sale to Reliant Equity, and many others. For more information, or to explore a sale, merger, acquisition, capital raise or other strategic initiative for your company, please contact Managing Director Benjamin Gordon at (561) 932-1601 or Ben@BGstrategicadvisors.com.