Global Institute of Logistics Joins Advisory Board at Platinum Television

The Global Institute of Logistics has joined the Advisory Board at Platinum Television as guest expert for the forthcoming special episodes of ‘Business and Beyond’ and ‘Eye on Technology’ on the development of third party logistics

(PRWEB) September 6, 2004 -- The Global Institute of Logistics is pleased to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Advisory Board at Platinum Television. The Institute joins distinguished voices in the business field, including Harvard Business School, MIT and Forbes Magazine, that have acted as Guest Experts in the production and presentation of Platinum Television’s ground breaking and educational programming.

In line with its policy of reporting on cutting edge developments in business, Platinum is currently producing special episodes of its ‘Business And Beyond’ and ‘Eye On Technology’ series on the science of logistics. The five part series will focus on the effects of third party logistics on the American Economy. The program aims to educate viewers about understanding and interpreting the development of the third party logistics sector. It will present an overview of the benefits of outsourcing in particular the outsourcing of complex or fragmented supply chains. The special series on logistics will reflect ‘Total Integration’, the customized integration of the total supply chain where the standards applied must reflect lower delivery and build costs and higher sales.

Speaking at the announcement of the Institute’s appointment to the Advisory Board, Kieran F. Ring, Chief Executive at the Institute said:

“I am delighted to accept Platinum’s invitation on behalf of the Global Institute of Logistics to join its Advisory Board for the forthcoming series on Third Party Logistics and the impact of its development on the national economy.

This announcement complements the Institutes core objective, which is to catapult the science of logistics to the top of the business agenda between now and 2006.

Parallel to the Institute’s motivations, the series aims to raise the profile of logistics by tackling uncertainties and misunderstandings in the workings of the supply chain and to establish and explore the numerous benefits of outsourcing, the most important of which is saving on cost.”

Doug Scott, CEO of Platinum Television, added:
"It appears that the subject of Third Party Logistics has received a lack of media attention. We are proud to produce a series that will heighten awareness about this important industry."

About the Global Institute of Logistics
The Global Institute of Logistics is the global forum for the 3rd party logistics industry. It provides the platform for discussion and debate on the issues affecting the third party logistics industry, both regionally and globally. The Institute acts as an intelligence-gathering agency and disseminates this information in the form of daily news reports and briefings via its website and its quarterly journal "RELAY". The Institute promotes third party logistics to end-users and illustrates and endorses the cost-cutting, sales-building achievements of the world's best 3PLs.

About Platinum Television Group
Platinum Television Group is an independent media production company specializing in educational programming for international markets. The shows are aired on targeted national cable networks, as well as regional broadcast stations. Since 1997, PTG producers have helped companies all over the world gain exposure via nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distributions systems.

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