67th Annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Honors BASF with Salzberg Medallion

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The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management is hosting its annual Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Thursday, Oct. 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Whitman School’s Lender Auditorium.

Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central component of Whitman’s Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management, which is consistently recognized among the best in the country by leading publications and organizations. During the event, industry executives from leading corporations will share insights into trends, advancements and innovation in the fields of SCM, transportation and logistics. Highlights for the day include:

2:30 p.m. - Salzberg Award Presentation: BASF is being recognized for its contributions as an innovator and leader in supply chain sustainability through its Verbund initiative. This interconnectivity of infrastructure, human resources, technology and customers will have a profound influence on future supply chain designs.

3 p.m. – Franklin Council for Supply Chain Management Student Roundtable Presentation: Student presenters will discuss “International Maritime Industry: Critical Analysis of Significant Factors Affecting Strategy.”

3:30 p.m. – Ken Ruggles, managing vice president, Gartner Supply Chain Research Group

The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is home to the nation's first supply chain management program (SCM). A specialization in traffic and transportation was first offered in 1919 when the School of Management was founded. Currently, the SCM program offers rigorous PhD, MBA, M.S. and B.S. degrees, as well as executive education. Whitman’s award-winning SCM faculty is renowned for teaching, research and outreach partnerships. The program has evolved into one of national prominence with recent rankings by leading organizations and mediums including Gartner, U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Business Week.