SCLAA call for papers

The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) are pleased to announce that they have joined forces with MATEX warehouse & materials handling exhibition to bring you the Supply Chain Conference — Sydney 2008.

The three-day event has been designed as a two-day conference with the first day focussing on Management & Strategy and the second day discussing Back to Basics.

The third day will be the grand final of the SCLAA National forklift competition.

All will be held during MATEX.

The SCLAA is currently looking for speakers on a broad range of topics including:

Tuesday 15th April 2008 Suggested Topics for Day One:

Management & Strategy

Retention Strategies

Skills Shortage Management

Contract Management

Labour Management

Waste Management

Australian Freight Management

IT Management

Global Supply Chains

Carbon Trading

Productivity Benchmarks


OHS and Safety Management

Casualisation of the workforce

Strategic Procurement

Best Practices

First Choice employers

Other topical issues

Wednesday 16th April 2008

Suggested Topics for Day Two:

Back to Basics Recruiting in to the industry –

Gen Y & X Apprenticeship programs

Warehouse Layout – Material Flow

Pallet Storage

Receiving & Shipping Battery Care

Forklift Management

OHS Compliance

Substance Abuse & Compliance

Customs Clearance

Tracking & Traceability

Order Picking Racking & Storage Solutions

Software Selection

Access Systems

Using 3PLs and 4PLs

Other topical issues

If you have detailed case studies, real-life applications and unique presentations then the SCLAA is looking for you!

Please send your Expression of Interest to including a two to three paragraph overview on your topic and presentation, a speaker profile and a 300 dpi jpeg photo of the speaker.

Email your interest BEFORE Friday the 21st of December.

For further information contact: Bill Henman President New South Wales Division Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia

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