Panel to discuss trends in local logistics industry on Sept. 9by Pima County News on Sep. 02, 2011, under Pima County, Southern Arizona, Tucson
A panel of local experts will talk about trends in the logistics/supply chain field in southern Arizona at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Pima County Workforce Investment Board.
The meeting, which is open to the public, is 7:30-9 a.m. at the Pima Community College Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave., Rooms A109-112.
The panelists are all board members of the Southern Arizona Logistics Education Organization (SALEO), created to educate, promote and grow the transportation and logistics industry by networking the logistics service providers and users in the Arizona-Mexico region. For more information, go to www.saleo.org/.
- Al Altuna, president and CEO of Altuna Logistics International LLC, president of SALEO.
- Mark Gutierrez, sales executive with DHL Global Forwarding and a founding board member of SALEO.
- Curt André Charles Pedersen, chairman of the board of The Enterprise and Land-Bridge Co., proprietor of C.A.C.P. Consultant Services, and a founding board member of SALEO.
- Hector Valenzuela, owner and president of Mode Transportation, and senior vice president – business/sponsorship development for SALEO.
The panel will be moderated by Noreen Nelson, 2nd vice chair of the Pima County Workforce Investment Board and former director of human resources for Raytheon.
The Pima County Workforce Investment Board is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor and appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the local One Stop system that connects eligible job-ready youth, adult and dislocated workers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations.
For more information about the Pima County Workforce Investment Board, go to http://www.pima.gov/CED/CS/workforce%20investment/workforceinvestindex.htm