Your Quick Guide to PARCEL Forum '21

We are gearing up for the most important conference you will attend in September 2021, PARCEL Forum ‘21! This pandemic has brought a complete transformation to how we think about logistics.

Our world became even bigger throughout the pandemic and gave us a lot more to think about moving forward. We hope that this conference can not only reconnect you to one another but also provide you with helpful tips and tricks for the new reality of supply chain logistics.

In this article, you will find our recommendations on how you can prepare for this conference and some of our top places to check out!

 

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Parcel Forum's Brand New Format! 

From September 14-16, 2021, you will want to find yourself at the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, DC. We have a packed schedule for you to network with the speakers, colleagues and many others. You can find the detailed schedule here.

PARCEL Forum is launching a new learning format this year called Educational Learning Pods. These pods are designed just for you and the area you are working in. You can travel around with your pod or create your own schedule from choosing from the 45 sessions we have available over the three days. There is so much learning to be done! All you have to do is pick how you want to learn. Click here to see the different pod offerings for this year.

 

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5 PARCEL Forum Sessions You Don't Want to Miss!

Here is our guide to some of our top sessions! We highly recommend that you check out these sessions as they are going to be extremely informative and insightful.

Negotiating Carrier Contracts for the Post-Pandemic Age: What You Need to Know Now!

This session is brand new and takes place on September 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This session is here to help you navigate through all the change that has come from the pandemic and how to weed through the complicated landscape of carrier contracts. There is an incredible lineup of speakers and is a “must attend” workshop!

Navigating International Parcel Shipping

This session is designed to help you develop a state-of-the-art international shipping procedure. We have speakers from all over including a special Q&A time with a U.S. Customs Agent. Join us September 14th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Is a Multi-Carrier Transportation Strategy Right for You?

This 40-minute workshop takes place on September 15th from 9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. and will help you determine the pros and cons of switching from a sole carrier to multi-carrier strategy.

Warehouse Management 2021: That Was Then, This Is Now

Warehouse management strategy has not had any big changes in over 20 years. However, the pandemic really changed that. This 40-minute workshop on September 15th from 10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. will show you some great examples of new technology that can help your warehouse management.

How Better Visibility into the Supply Chain Can Increase Revenue and Drive Customer Engagement

How do you stay in constant communication with your customers? Will this help to grow your business? All these questions will be discussed in this 40-minute workshop September 16th from 10:40 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. Join us!

 

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What to Bring to PARCEL Forum '21 

There are so many things to consider bringing to a conference! Let’s face it, we are a bit out of practice with the pandemic, so we’ve rounded up our top three items you do not want to forget.

  1. A Notebook! - Make sure you have something that you can take notes on. You will be getting a ton of information given to you!
  2. Your business cards - we want to know who you are, and this is a great way to stay in touch!
  3. Mask and Hand Sanitizer - These are nice to have as a just-in-case!

 

What to Do in Washington, D.C.

While you are joining us for the conference, we encourage you to take time to explore some of the great sights and eats during the free time. Our nation’s capital offers a diverse list of things to do and here are some of our top recommendations!

Enjoy the Food!

  1. SUCCOTASH: Located just two minutes from the resort, this restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a meal with your new colleagues.
  2. Public National House: After a long day of learning, this is a great place to sit back and enjoy a few drinks

Enjoy the Sites!

Washington, D.C. offers a beautiful landscape for any downtime. Why not spend your free time walking around the Capitol buildings, see the Washington Monument, or even walk past the White House?

 

ShipERP's Special Invitation to PARCEL Forum '21

We're excited to attend PARCEL Forum ‘21 this year as an exhibitor. We hope you'll have a valuable experience with an incredible lineup of speakers and workshops to help you take your logistics game to the next level.

ShipERP has a special invitation for you! Pre-register for PARCEL Forum '21 as our guest with the promo code PAR21VIP to save registration costs!

We hope to see you there! In the meantime, you can kickstart your learning journey early with our educational resources.

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