HIGHLIGHT — In response to the many challenges that have arisen in transportation and logistics, the American Home Furnishings Alliance has set the theme “In Search of Calmer Waters” for its 2022 Logistics Conference.
The event, presented by the Specialized Furniture Carriers division of AHFA, will take place June 13-15 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront in Wilmington, North Carolina.
“Our goal was to establish a program with presenters whose expertise can help companies emerge from the rough seas of the past two years and focus on successful strategies for the future,” said Mike Padjen, Director of Solutions Partners and Specialized Furniture Carriers divisions of AHFA. .
Registration is $499 per person ($199 for AHFA members) and is now open online. Reservations can be made at a reduced group rate until May 11 or until the block of rooms is full. Use the conference link to access the hotel reservation page.
Other highlights of the program include a welcome address from the Speaker of the North Carolina House Tim Moorean optional golf outing on June 13 and a visit to the North Carolina Railroad Museum.
The conference’s primary sponsor for the third year is North Carolina Ports.
Other sponsors include: Bluewater Logistics Group and Gulfstream Shippers Assn., gold sponsors; the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, silver sponsor; and Bassett Furniture Inds., bronze sponsor; and JB Hunt, Wiseway Transportation Services and Furniture Shippers Assn., sponsoring special conference events.
Conference sponsor partners include American West Worldwide Express, ARC Transit (Evans Network), Bennett, Cooke Trucking Co., CV International, Deliveright Logistics, Fragilepak, Ideal Transport, Massood Logistics, Murrows Transfer, Sunbelt Furniture Xpress and Sun Warehousing & Distribution.