Area Women Leading the Way in Transportation & Logistics

The JAX Chamber Transportation & Logistics Council and the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) are partnering for a special panel discussion regarding Women in Transportation on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Panelists will discuss strides made by women in the industry and their outlook for the future.

Panelists include: 

Cathy Chambers

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development; JAXUSA Partnership

Cathy has worked at JAXUSA Partnership for more than 15 years, taking a leadership role to attract many new businesses to Northeast Florida, including those involved in logistics and transportation. She was recently named as one of the nation’s top 50 economic developers by the consulting agency Consultant Connect.

Adriene Bailey

Principal; Brooks Davis Consulting 

Adriene most recently held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.’s Transportation Group, where she was responsible for the company’s Intermodal and Truck Brokerage products in North America, as well as serving as a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

Marie-Claire Abercrombie, CTL

East Coast Distribution Manager; Bedrosians Tile and Stone

Marie Claire has worked at Bedrosians, one of the largest independent porcelain tile and stone importers and distributors in the United States, for more than 16 years. She was previously a Distribution and Branch Manager and now oversees all East Coast distribution from her office in Jacksonville.

Jenny Johnson, CTL

President & CEO; Intermodal Support Services, Inc.

For more than 15 years, Jenny has led Intermodal Support Services, which provides a wide range of services to the rail industry, including intermodal equipment inspections, FMCSA compliance inspections, gate operations and administrative services.

Cost: $20 for T&L members with advance registration, $25 for non-members. $30 at the door.

A special thank you to this month's Spotlight Speaker.

A special thank you to this month's Spotlight Speaker.

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Transportation & Logistics Council Gives Back! - Feeding Northeast Florida

Transportation & Logistics Council Gives Back! - Feeding Northeast Florida

Feeding Northeast Florida is a big player in the local community and partners with numerous logistics organizations both locally and as part of a nationwide network. 

In an effort to give back to the community, the Transportation & Logistics Council is inviting all families and friends to volunteer with us at Feeding Northeast Florida's foodbank on November 18th.

Feeding Northeast Florida loves for people to bring their families when they're able, but they do have to limit ages due to the warehouse setting and the machinery used. Please remember to dress comfortably and wear tennis shoes. Things can get a little dirty!

Ages 8 - 11: a 1:1 ratio of adults to children required
Ages 12 - 15: a 1:5 ratio of adults to teenagers required



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