ATLANTA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Logistics Institute (www.tli.gatech.edu) at Georgia Tech is pleased to announce its inaugural series of twelve two-hour webinars presented by one of the industry's leading logistics expert, Dr. Edward H. Frazelle. Presented live and archived for repeat participant viewings, the series will offer participants the opportunity to submit questions before, during, and after the presentation and retrieve answers from an open discussion bulletin board. Participants will also receive a certificate of completion from The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech. The first topic of the series, Logistic Megatrends, begins June 20th, 2003 at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (ET). Registration is $300 per webinar and easily accomplished by calling (404) 385-3501 or online at: www.pe.gatech.edu (choose subject: logistics). About the Logistics Megatrends Webinar: Dr. Frazelle will present the twelve megatrends that shape the face of today's logistics and supply chain management and how successful organizations adapt their logistics and supply chain strategies to take advantage of the trends. Logistics and supply chain megatrends cover the impact of changes in demographics, business, technology, and government regulations on logistics and supply chain management including customer service, inventory management, procurement, transportation, and warehousing. The remaining eleven Friday webinars will be presented at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (ET) and include the following topics and dates: Logistics Activity Profiling & Data Mining July 11, 2003 Logistics Performance, Cost & Value Measures August 8, 2003 How to Optimize Customer Service August 29, 2003 How to Reduce Inventory and Improve Service at the Same Time September 26, 2003 Sourcing and Procurement Optimization October 17, 2003 Transportation Network Optimization November 7, 2003 World-Class Warehousing & Material Handling December 12, 2003 Third-Party Logistics: If, When & How January 9, 2004 Logistics Information Systems & Web-Based Logistics February 6, 2004 Surviving the Global Logistics Minefield February 27, 2004 Seven Disciplines of Highly Effective Logistics Organizations March 26, 2004 For detailed webinar course descriptions visit: www.tli.gatech.edu/Fridays. Registration and Pricing: The cost of each webinar is $300 per two-hour session. Register by calling (404) 385-3501 or online at: www.pe.gatech.edu (choose subject: logistics). Participants registering for the entire series will receive a discounted rate of $2,900. Pre-registrants and participants in all twelve webinars will receive credit for the World-Class Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy course, taught as part of the Logistics Management Series (LMS). For additional information about LMS, see www.tli.gatech.edu/lms. About the Program Director: Edward H. Frazelle, Ph.D., founding director of The Logistics Institute (TLI) at Georgia Tech and President and CEO of Logistics Resources International, has trained more than 20,000 professionals in the principles of world-class logistics and has assisted more than 100 corporations and governmental agencies in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and South America in their pursuit of world-class logistics. He has authored, co- authored, and contributed to eight books and has written numerous logistics- related articles which have appeared in various professional publications. He is a popular speaker at logistics conferences and symposiums both in the U.S. and abroad. About the Logistics Institute: The Logistics Institute (TLI) was established in 1992 to coordinate all logistics-related activities on Georgia Tech's campus. TLI's Leaders in Logistics is comprised of more than 20 corporations and government agencies that partner with the Institute to fund research and educational programs. Through this partnership, TLI focuses on logistics research, education, and practice, with an emphasis on supply chain design, transportation planning, and e-commerce logistics.
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