Critical Aspects of Temperature-Sensitive Supply Chains
Facilitator: Douglas Harrison, CCLP, President and CEO, VersaCold
Air Date: Friday, November 27, 2015
Time: 12:00pm EST – 1:00pm EST
Cost: General Rate – $75
CCLPs & CITT students: Free
Register: Click here to register now
The supply chain for food and other temperature-sensitive products has changed dramatically across the world in the last several years. Between shifting regulations, changes in buying trends, globalization, and many other factors, the supply chain demands on this sector are far greater than almost any other. Join Doug Harrison, CCLP, President and CEO of VersaCold, Canada’s largest provider of temperature sensitive logistics solutions, for a session that will be useful to every supply chain logistics professional.
This webinar will discuss trends in food and temperature-sensitive supply chains and the fundamentals of operating components of those supply chains, including regulation, transportation, warehousing, trends, and other critical areas. The webinar will also explore trends in grocery and food-related supply chains in general.
After viewing this webinar, you’ll have a deeper understanding of:
- Outsourcing trends in temperature-sensitive supply chains
- Food regulation
- Technological developments in temperature-sensitive supply chains
- Warehousing in temperature-sensitive supply chains
Who should attend this webinar:
- Anyone involved with temperature sensitive supply chains
- Anyone involved in food supply chains
- Anyone interested in applying best practices from temperature-sensitive supply chains into their own operations
About the presenter:
Douglas J. Harrison, MBA, CPA, CMA, CCLP, ICD.D is President & CEO of VersaCold, Canada’s largest provider of temperature sensitive logistics solutions including transportation, warehousing, 3PL, Transportation Management & 4PL and Distributor Services.
Doug has served as Chief Operating Officer of Day & Ross Transportation Group (a subsidiary of McCain Foods) President of; Acklands – Grainger, Canada’s leading Industrial and safety supply company and previously was Vice President and Managing Director for Ryder Integrated Logistics, where he oversaw Ryder’s Business Units in Canada and Europe.
Doug has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 leaders, and was honoured by the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation with its Award of Excellence. He is also the recipient of the National Transportation Award of Achievement.
Doug has presented at numerous universities and colleges, and is a regular guest at Queen’s University where he presents on Strategy, Change Management and Leadership.
Doug holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University (Scotland). He is a Graduate of the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CCLP), and holds a number of other transportation and logistics designations. Doug has been awarded the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, and is a graduate of the CMA’s certification program.
Doug currently serves as a Board member of; Hamilton Utilities (Chair, Human Resources and Governance Committee), Horizon Utilities, TSSA-Technical Safety Standards Authority and Superior Plus (TSX:SPB). He has served on a number of other organization and corporate Boards such as The Conference Board of Canada, Chair of the Board of Governors of Mohawk College and Livingston International where he was Chair of the Board of Directors for numerous years.
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