2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum

  • 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    Dale Stone (Wal-Mart Distribution Center) and Dr. Hector Guerrero (College of William & Mary Mason School of Business)
    Office of Economic Development
  • 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum Attendees
    Office of Economic Development
  • 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forurm
    2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forurm
    Dr. Jim Bradley (College of William & Mary Mason School of Business)
    Office of Economic Development
  • 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    Megan Robinson (Opportunity Inc.) & Bill Bean (College of William & Mary Technology & Business Center)
    Office of Economic Development
  • 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    Erin Corrie (Virginia Port Authority)
    Office of Economic Development
  • 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing & Distribution Forum
    Dr. Reejo Mathew (MYMIC) & Dr. Lee Beach (Hampton Roads Research Partnership)
    Office of Economic Development

The College of William & Mary Office of Economic Development, in conjunction with the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) and the Hampton Roads Research Partnership, hosted the 2009 Hampton Roads Warehousing and Distribution Forum on Friday, September 25, 2009.  The purpose of the forum was to assemble representatives from the Warehousing and Distribution industry in Hampton Roads to hear research on Supply Chains in Hampton Roads, the impact of federal stimulus funding on the Hampton Roads transportation network, and business capabilities of companies in the region.  Public and private organizations representated at the forum were:

Branscome Inc.; CB Richard Ellis; Centerpoint Properties; ContainerPort Group; Currituck County; D.D. Jones Transfer and Warehouse Co. Inc.; DHL Global Forwarding; FedEx Trade Networks; General Dynamics Information Technology; Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance; Hampton Roads Research Partnership; Hampton Roads Transporation Planning Organization; Harvey Lindsey Commercial Real Estate; Kauman & Canoles Consulting; Liberty Warehousing, Inc.; Lydall Transporation; Maersk Distribution Services, Inc.; MYMIC LLC; Norfolk Warehouse; Old Dominion University; Opportunity Inc.; PadenCold Inc.; Port Norfolk Commodity Whse/Port Norfolk Transport; Rail Direct Transportation Company; Schneider Logistics; Southampton Terminal; Swisslog; Target; The Dixie Group, Inc.; Tidewater Community College; Virginia Economic Development Partnership; Virginia Port Authority; Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC); Wal-Mart Distribution; Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.; and William & Mary

Speakers and presentations included:

Jim Bradley & Hector Guerrero (The College of William & Mary)
          * Transportation, Warehousing, and Distribution:  An In Depth
          Study of the Supply Chains of Hampton Roads

Mike Kimbrel (Hampton Roads Transporation Planning Organization)
          * Stimulus Funding Impact on Transportation in Hampton Roads

Erin Corrie (Virginia Port Authority)
          * Online Tools Available at the VPA Website

Rafael Diaz (Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation
Center - VMASC)
          * Rapid Fire Presentation - VMASC Capabilities

Bill Leber (Swisslog)
          * Rapid Fire Presentation - Swisslog Capabilities

Reejo Mathew (MYMIC LLC)
          * Rapid Fire Presenation - MYMIC Capabilities

For more information contact Leonard Sledge at (757)221-1232 or lsledge@wm.edu.