2013 Agenda

2013 Annual Conference
Kissimmee, Florida
June 2 - 4, 2013

2013 NCLC Conference Agenda

Kissimmee, Florida June 2 - June 4, 2013
Date & Time Event
Sunday, June 2, 2013
3:00 - 5:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 - 8:00 pm Registration and Reception
Monday, June 3, 2013
7:00 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 am Opening Remarks
Bruce Tessier
R.M. Palmer
R. J. Emerick
Mayfield Transfer Co., Inc.
15 Seconds for Each Attendee to Extol the Virtues of Their Company
8:30 - 9:30 am Breakout Sessions
Group Discussion of Reverse Logistic Issues and Identification of Problems:
Dealing with Overages, damaged goods, unwanted merchandise, wrong orders and similar problems and how to avoid being charged for unused or unusable goods.
9:30 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 10:45 am "Reverse Logistics"

Dr. Dale S. Rogers*

Dale Rogers is a Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Co-Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, and the Director of the Supply Chain Finance Lab at Rutgers University. Dr. Rogers is the Leader in Sustainability and Reverse Logistics Practices for ILOS - Instituto de Logística e Supply Chain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2012 he became the first academic to receive the International Warehouse and Logistics Association Distinguished Service Award in its 120-year history. He also serves on the Board of the Reverse Logistics Association.

Prior to moving to Rutgers University, Professor Rogers was at the University of Nevada where he was a Foundation Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and the Director of the Center for Logistics Management. In 2001, he was the Paper Foundation Visiting Eminent Scholar Chair of Logistics at the University of North Florida.

Chairman of the Reverse Logistics Executive Council
Director of the Center for Logistics Management
Professor of Supply Chain Management & Marketing Sciences at

Rutgers Business School


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10:45 - 11:15 am  Presentation of Group Reports
Given by NCLC Attendee Representative
11:15 am - Noon  Further Discussion on Reverse Logistics
Facilitated by Dr. Dale S. Rogers
Noon - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 pm “Compressed Natural Gas – Fuel of the Future?”

Jeff Greene*

Jeff Greene has dedicated the past 20 years to business development for a number of start-up companies. For the last 5 years he has focused on alternative fuel and became the head of Business Development for Wise Gas, Inc. (www.wisegasinc.com).

Jeff focuses on negotiating strategic partnerships with entities ranging from natural gas providers to equipment manufacturers and contractors. Jeff was an early contributor to the Pickens Plan and currently serves as the Florida State Leader of the Pickens Plan.

He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Economics and a former President of the Sigma Chi fraternity.

While focusing on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Jeff believes that there is no “silver bullet” to end our oil addiction and advocates all forms of alternative fuel.

Business Development for Wise Gas Inc.

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3:00 - 3:45 pm  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - Florida Division

Rudy Servin
Safety Investigator

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3:45 - 4:00 pm Wrap-Up
6:30 - 10:00 pm Reception and Dinner
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
7:00 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 12:00 Noon Members Meeting / Business Discussion


Bruce Tessier
R.M. Palmer Company
(610) 582-7569

R.J. Emerick
Mayfield Transfer Company, Inc.
(708) 681-4440 Ext 520

Jerry Gimmel, General Counsel NCLC
 (301) 840-8565