Jeff Kanterman, Regional Vice President of Transportation Management at NFI, will speak at Lehigh University’s Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh (CSCRL) Fall Forum, focusing on Demand Driven Supply Chains. Kanterman’s session entitled, “Using AI & Machine Learning Strategies to Forecast Future Demand,” will take place virtually on November 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Kanterman will discuss the specific impact of new and innovative supply chain concepts such as data mining, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning, as well offer insight into factors that enable supply chains to adapt to ever-changing demand.
Leading supply chain provider, NFI, was founded in 1932 and spans 350 locations across North America. As one of the oldest and largest privately-held 3PLs, the company operates a dedicated and drayage fleet of more than 4,500 tractors. The company’s transportation management solution offers a comprehensive approach to business process outsourcing, end-to-end supply chain engineering and network optimization. NFI continues to explore and invest in innovative solutions to increase efficiency for its customers, such as artificial intelligence, digital twins, and business intelligence.
“It’s vital for businesses to continue evolving their supply chain to remain competitive in today’s landscape,” said Kanterman. “NFI continues to invest in the tools needed to perform constant analysis and scenario planning, allowing us to drive continuous improvement for a more cost-effective transportation operation. Adopting the latest technology enables us to cater to evolving consumer demand and ensure our customers’ operations are operating as efficiently as possible.”
Serving a variety of industries, such as food and beverage, retail, ecommerce, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing, NFI remains committed to providing flexibility and agility for its customers. The company’s business lines span dedicated transportation, distribution, transportation management, port drayage, brokerage, global logistics, and commercial real estate.