Transportation and logistics economist Noel Perry will provide a keynote address at the American Frozen Food Institute's annual Distribution & Logistics Conference, June 14-16, in Seattle. As managing director of Freight Transport Research Associates, Nashville, Ind., Perry analyzes customer logistics economics, North American transportation demand, carrier competition and truck driver supply and demand issues.
The 2009 conference, themed "Partners in Logistics," will feature speakers from among AFFI's processor members as well as the rail, trucking and third-party warehouse communities. It also will feature Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' annual Logistics Leadership Award -- presented to a processor shipper for year-over-year improvement and excellence in logistics.
Call AFFI at (703) 821-0770 or contact Amanda Shapiro, AFFI' s manager of conventions and meetings, at ashapiro@affi.com for more information.