The Logistics Management Series Offers World-Class Professional Development

Fridays With Frazelle -- A Series of Twelve, Live, Online, Interactive

Webinars Covering Key Principles in Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy

May 27, 2003, 01:00 ET from Georgia Tech Professional Education

    ATLANTA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Logistics Institute
 ( 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: (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
     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:
     Registration and Pricing:  The cost of each webinar is $300 per two-hour
 session.  Register by calling (404) 385-3501 or online at:
 (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
     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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