Press Release: Associated To Host Loyola's 5th Annual Supply Chain Leadership Conference


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Debbie Tworek
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ADDISON, IL, April 20, 2018  Associated has been selected for the fifth year in a row to host Loyola’s Supply Chain Leadership Conference on June 7, 2018. This is the fifth year for this one-­of-­a-­kind event that will bring together supply chain experts and professionals from a wide array of backgrounds and industries to discuss today's hot supply chain topics. With a broad array of educational sessions, product demonstrations, solution applications and peer­‐to-­peer networking opportunities this is an event designed for every supply chain leader.

“We are grateful to have a partner such as The Supply and Value Chain Center at Quinlan School of Business and are excited to host this one-of-a-kind event for the fifth year in a row.  We fully support and appreciate their goal to create a common platform where industry leaders and academics can exchange ideas and knowledge in the area of supply chain”, said Tim Combs, President/CEO of Associated.

“It is imperative for the academic community to have partners in Supply Chain like Associated that will enable us to continue to support the growing needs of the Chicago business community and beyond in the development of practical, implementable solutions to problems relative to the management of the end-­to-­end supply chain. We grateful for our continued partnership with Associated as our Supply and Value Chain Center has continued to grow”, said Harry J. Haney, Supply and Value Chain Center, Quinlan School of Business.

To view the entire agenda and register for this event please visit

About Associated:
Celebrating over 55 years of providing customers with innovative solutions that optimize space and order fulfillment operations within their supply chain, Associated understands that handling materials in the supply chain should be more than material handling. By utilizing their unparalleled experience and industry best practices they are able to evaluate current methods and processes for storage, order fulfillment, labor and equipment utilization and recommend practical strategies to enhance their effectiveness and reduce overall cost.
Featuring leading-edge engineering, fleet optimization and labor management solutions to complement industry-leading sales, service, rentals and parts, Associated has been the recipient of multiple awards in recognition of being a premier organization in the supply chain industry.

About Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business:
Focused on responsible leadership, the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago offers undergraduate, graduate, and executive education in the heart of downtown Chicago, with campuses and partnerships in Rome, Beijing, and Ho Chi Minh City. Founded in 1922, the school was an early pioneer in Jesuit business education and, as such, is firmly rooted in a curriculum based on ethics. The school is named for Michael R. Quinlan, a double Loyola alumnus, who served as the chairman and CEO of McDonald's and is the current chairman of Loyola's Board of Trustees. To learn more about Loyola's Quinlan School of Business, visit,, and


For additional information about Associated, visit the company website at or call (800) 755-7201. 

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