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2021 Logistics Conference

Manufacturers, retailers, furniture carriers and logistics companies gathered in Wilmington, North Carolina, in June 2021 for “Navigating Into the Future,” a logistics conference presented by AHFA in partnership with the Specialized Furniture Carriers.

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COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP: SURVIVE. THRIVE. ADVANCE.
Courtney Banghart, Head Women's Basketball Coach
University of North Carolina
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INDUSTRY REVIEW
Jerry Epperson, Managing Director
Mann, Armistead & Epperson Ltd.
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NORTH CAROLINA PORTS UPDATE
Hans Bean, Chief Commercial Officer
North Carolina Ports
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THE NEW NORMAL OF CONSUMER-CENTRIC LOGISTICS
Dr. Terry L. Esper, Associate Professor of Logistics
The Ohio State University
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IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON INDUSTRY LOGISTICS (Panel)
Caroline Hipple, President
Norwalk Furniture
Davis Beaston, National Sales Manager
Emerald Home Furnishings
Kenny Kristensen, Head of Landside Transportation & Product
Maersk North America

LEADING DURING CHAOS
Thom Shea, Retired Navy SEAL
Unbreakable Leadership

MILLENNIALS
Tiffany Bowman, President
Bluewater Logistics
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IMPORTANCE OF 3PL LOGISTICS (Panel)
Steve Gaffney, CEO
Shelba Johnson Trucking, Inc.
Eddie Massood, President
Massood Logistics
Rick Phillips, President
Sun Warehouse and Distribution

TIPS FOR NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGING OCEAN FREIGHT ENVIRONMENT OF 2021/2022 (Panel)
Freddie Davis, CEO
Gulfstream Shippers Association
Rachel Shames, Director of Pricing and Procurement
CV International