AHFA to host Global Supply Chain Conference this month
February 3, 2014,
GREENSBORO — The American Home Furnishings Alliance will hold its annual Global Supply Chain Conference here on Feb. 27.
Speakers will address global economic trends and shipping industry trends that will impact furniture supply chains in the years ahead. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons.
The day prior to the conference, the AHFA-affiliated Specialized Furniture Carriers Assn. will hold its annual meeting from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Topics on the agenda include driver recruitment and retention, driver technology and nationwide home delivery.
The guest speaker at that event is Mike Doyle, transportation director for online home furnishings retailer Wayfair.
Supply Chain Conference participants are invited to attend the Specialized Furniture Carriers meeting, as well as an opening reception for the conference that begins at 6 p.m. on Feb. 26.
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