VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL, INC.
Enabling International Trade Success Since 1948™
Join us at our Monthly Luncheon Program on Jan. 24th for:
Trends in Transportation + New Driver Requirements (Electronic Logging)
Featured Speakers: Rick Holden + Jim Durfee, Riverside Logistics
Presentation will include presentation on phases of international transportation. Discussion about recent legislation requiring truckers to replace current paper logbooks with electronic logging devices (ELD) and its impact on freight rates, delivery times, and driver hours of service. There will be time for questions following the presentation.
Details: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
11:45am – 12:00pm: Registration & networking
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Luncheon meeting and program
Venue for this Luncheon Meeting: Omni Hotel, 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA
Cost: Early registration [by January 18, 2018]:
$25 for VAIBC members
$35 for non-members
Registration after January 18th: $35 members, $45 non-members
Register online: www.vaibc.org
About the speakers:
Jim Durfee – Vice President Business Transformation, Riverside Logistics – Jim is tasked with driving the strategic planning and infrastructure improvements necessary to help Riverside achieve its long term growth targets. Jim has 33 years of Logistics experience across Manufacturing, Retail and 3PL settings. Most recently running the centralized global logistics operations at Meadwestvaco Corporation. This operation controlled over 400 million in logistics spend and handled shipments across 6 continents. Mr. Durfee has worked on a variety of TMS platforms using both in-sourced and out-sourced logistics resources. He taught Logistics as an adjunct Professor at the University of Richmond for a number of years and is a licensed ICC Practitioner, a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker, a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a TIA Certified Transportation Broker, and a Certified Member of AST&L (now APICS). He is also a former President of the Central Virginia CSCMP roundtable and holds a BS in Business Logistics from Penn State and a MBA in Management from Loyola University.
Rick Holden – Vice President of Business Development and Corporate officer for Riverside Logistics. Having joined Riverside in 1998 he has over 22 years of diverse, multi-disciplinary, and multi-industry experience in areas of supply chain management, 3PL Sales, logistics, transportation, warehousing, and contracts management and negotiations in industries including medical surgical supply, pharmaceutical, food, manufacturing, chemical and controlled substances, and various consumer products. Rick Holden is currently responsible for all business development and consultative sales activities for Riverside Logistics. Having started the warehousing operations and previously managing the transportation functions at Riverside, he has worked in almost all of the operational facets of the company.
Mr. Holden holds a BS in Operations Management from Virginia Commonwealth University, with advanced graduate studies in Logistics Management at University of Richmond. He is also certified in ISO 2000 procedures, and is a past president of the Council of Logistics Management, Central Virginia Roundtable (now the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals)