How Logistics Impacts Chicago: Beginning to End
Brought to you by the Industrial Committee
Shopping online is one of those modern-day conveniences that most of us probably take for granted. Even if you do appreciate how easy it is to buy an item, you may not think about all the stops it made to finally arrive at your front door within a couple of days. While the supply chain utilized for your item might have been global, at some point, it had to arrive in the Chicagoland area before you received it.
At the 4th Annual Industrial Fall Summit - How Logistics Impacts Chicago: Beginning to End, you'll hear Brian McKiernan, CenterPoint Properties, provide an in-depth overview of the history of logistics. He will also explain the logistics market segment from a local perspective and discuss the strategic placement and size of industrial buildings along the path of the supply chain. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the development and management of industrial properties and the transportation and intermodal infrastructure in the suburban Chicago area.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast/NetworkingA continental breakfast will be provided.
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Program with Q&A
About Your Presenter:
Senior Vice President
Mr. McKiernan joined CenterPoint Properties in October 2006 and is responsible for the origination, development, execution and integration of park teams for new and existing business opportunities. Mr. McKiernan coordinates, communicates and integrates development teams to maximize transaction volumes and land absorption through a focused national strategy to identify and leverage supply chain cost savings resulting in maximized yields on transactions.Prior to joining CenterPoint, McKiernan served as Captain in the United States Air Force from March 2001 until he was honorably discharged in March 2006. He most recently served as a Business Advisor to the United States Central Air Force, Middle East Division, where he managed the deployment and budget for 25 offices in 18 countries. He advised senior leadership on business operations for 200 acquisitions and construction project valued in excess of $250M. Mr. McKiernan graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Management in June 1999.
Thank you to our generous event sponsors:
Fees: BOMA members and non-member property professionals can attend for $20. Non-member vendors will not be admitted.
Register: Registration will close on Monday, September 24. Please note any food allergies or restrictions. Cancellations: Cancellations must be received within 24 hours in advance of the event to receive a refund.