Reducing A Top 5 Business Expense For 2021

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Calling all ARMA members to join us on Tuesday November 10th at 2:00 pm for an educational webinar related to Increased Productivity/Operational Output, Expense Management, Revenue Growth, Shareholder Value and Customer Retention & Satisfaction as a function of logistics and supply chain expense management.

This webinar will provide an understanding of what to look for & what to know, either now or in Q1 2021, to reduce operational expense and best position your company’s logistics & supply chain plan process for the coming new year.

Facilitated by Ed Latson and presented by Chris Franzen of Broussard Logistics and Dave Sullivan of Shipware. Hear from ARMA proven industry veterans about the overall current state of affairs in the transportation industry in relation to manufacturing and the impact of recently announced carrier rate increases and rate and service changes resulting from COVID-19 operational influences.  

All attendees will receive a certificate which can be used for a free consultation with a written member-specific action plan quantifying the business impact available for their company.

Attendees will learn about:

  • How to know your LTL and parcel data like the carriers do from a cost perspective and why it’s important
  • How to leverage benchmarking when talking with your transportation providers
  • Common contract components that work against manufacturers and distributors
  • The top three areas for contract improvement now or in Q1 2021
  • Best practices for leveraging competition to choose the right carrier & right lane
  • When to single source or consider dual sourcing national parcel carriers or looking to regional parcel carriers to improve operations and expense containment



Reducing A Top 5 Business Expense For 2021 (webinar)
Tuesday, November 10th
2:00pm to 3:00pm


About our Speakers

Chris Franzen is the Vice President of Operations and Sales for Broussard Logistics a logistics consulting and technology company in Houston, TX that help shippers optimize their supply chains.  

Chris has served over three decades in both sales and operations at an executive level in the transportation industry with specializations in Parcel, LTL, Truckload, TMS and financial services in relation to transportation & logistics.

He is a highly rated speaker and author at Parcel Forum and Parcel Forum Magazine, along with other industry conferences and publications.

He has also served as Chairman of Houston Community College Advisory Committee- Department of Supply Chain and Logistics.


Dave Sullivan is Vice President of Professional Services at Shipware. Dave has worked in logistics for 18 years with the past 12 years dedicated to the support of manufacturers, distributors and ecommerce companies with parcel carrier pricing analysis, negotiation, and targeted optimization to support long term profitability and growth. Dave leads the professional services team of recently former senior pricing and revenue management analysts who joined Shipware directly from national parcel carriers, working with FedEx, UPS, DHL and the United States Post Office.

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