Game-Changing Events: The Panama Canal Expansion and Other Critical Factors That Will Impact West Coast Ports & US Supply Chains

  • April 26, 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • ASU Skysong - 1475 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257


  • Must be a "Student Scholarship Member". Please see our Membership page for details.

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The widening of the Panama Canal by 2014 is expected to fundamentally change global freight distribution. The expansion project is predicted to drive up port demand along the eastern seaboard, as well as increase competition with the West Coast. OWIT-Phoenix invites you to join us for an eye-opening discussion of the various critical factors that are expected to impact West Coast ports and U.S. supply chains, including:

  • Panama Canal Expansion Project
  • Chassis
  • Labor issues
  • Clean air
  • Bottleneck areas

This program will provide attendees with key insights and information crucial to the routing of cargo to, from and within the United States in the years to come. Our speaker will be Karen Vellutini, Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Devine Intermodal. Karen, who has been in the international transportation industry since 1988, also currently serves as the President of the California Chapter of Women in Logistics. She is a renowned expert in logistics, transportation and supply chain management issues. 


Importers, Exporters, Logistics Professionals, Supply Chain Management Professionals, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Carriers, Consultants, Attorneys.


OWIT-Phoenix Members: $25
Students: $25
Non-Members: $35

Please note, this meeting is on the 4th Thursday this month.
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