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Lean warehousing

September 25 - September 27

This course will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to a successful supply chain implementation and the starting point for a transformation. It is critical to manage safety, quality and efficiency. Learn to leverage the lean supply chain modifications to improve customer responsiveness and reduce operating costs and in doing so contributing to a supply chain that creates a competitive advantage for a company. To accomplish this goal, we must bring lean principles into the warehouse and distribution…

Bid package development and supplier selection

September 26 - September 27

Bid Package Development and Supplier Selection is designed to deepen participants' knowledge base of core activities in the procurement & supply management function. The program covers the sourcing process, specifications gathering, common bid package alternatives, cross-functional collaboration and supplier evaluation & selection. Participants will walk away ready to develop bid packages more thoroughly to help drive sourcing decisions for their organizations. This "hands on" delivery focuses on the professional serving as the main liaison between the buying organization and the…

Contracting excellence

September 27 - September 28

Contracting Excellence provides participants with a holistic and integrated understanding of contract law, contract types, key industry standard contract terms, and contract structure to improve their confidence when creating or modifying contract documents. The program is geared to reinforce standards of excellence for professionals who are responsible for delivering contractual agreements and mitigating financial risk for their organization. The course will also be offered at the Georgia Tech Savannah Campus on March 26 and 27, 2019

State of Georgia Ports

October 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join fellow chamber members, state leaders and key stakeholders at the annual State of the Port Luncheon as we examine the critical role our ports -- and more specifically, the Brunswick port -- play in our local and state economy. GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the latest update on the Port of Brunswick.

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World FZO to meet in Cartagena May 3-5

The World FZO has posted video showing the best moments of the 3rd Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) held May 3-5 in Cartagena, Colombia..

The annual conference is the largest interactive gathering of Free Zone professionals and experts across the globe and features the world’s leading economic experts, academics, government officials, and policy makers. A hallmark of the annual meeting is the sharing of the latest research, insights and analysis of the increased relevance, importance, and impact of Free Zones on the global economic landscape. This year’s event attracted 900 worldwide attendees who exchanged ideas about developing a vision for the Free Zone of the future.

Registration included entry to the three-day conference and exhibition, including site tours, access to all keynote and panel discussions, workshop sessions, lunches, refreshments plus dinner and drinks during both the gala dinner and networking reception. Attendees also engaged with 30-plus sponsors and exhibitors who provided solutions tailored to tomorrow’s Free Zones, were inspired by sessions filled with insight on the future of Free Zones and joined in networking opportunities with the leading global Free Zones.

For more information, download the event app.

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