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XPO Logistics and Serta Simmons to Present Strategies for Heavy Goods Fulfillment at CSCMP Conference

Press Release | Greenwich, Conn. | Sept. 4, 2019

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, will be joined by customer Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC in presenting Achieving World-Class Nationwide Fulfillment and Home Delivery for Big-Ticket Items at the 2019 conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. The seminar will take place at CSCMP in Anaheim, California on September 17 at 2:00 p.m. PDT.

Scheduled speakers are Ashfaque Chowdhury, president, supply chain – Americas and Asia Pacific, XPO Logistics; and Ken Kerns, vice president, logistics and warehousing, Serta Simmons Bedding. They will discuss fulfilment strategies for heavy goods through multiple channels, including e-commerce home delivery.

Chowdhury said, “The rapid growth in online orders of big-ticket items is driving the evolution of retail channels. The strongest fulfillment networks are partnerships between retailers, manufacturers and supply chain service providers. This is the foundation for delivering a parcel-like consumer experience for heavy goods.”

XPO will also sponsor a private welcome reception at CSCMP hosted by AWESOME, an organization committed to the advancement of women in supply chain.