Welcome to the Kansas City CSCMP Heartland Roundtable! You can find updates on upcoming supply chain educational events and activities in the Kansas City area.
Wed, April 20, 2022 | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
Hunt Midwest Subtropolis
8300 NE Underground Drive
Kansas City, MO 64161
As the world’s largest underground business complex, Hunt Midwest SubTropolis offers more than 7.3 million square feet of leaseable industrial space in Kansas City. Good Manufacturing Practice and Verified-Accredited Wholesale distributors compliant, the location of SubTropolis’ energy-efficient space is first-stop/last-stop for UPS and FedEx. The facility offers excellent speed-to-market opportunity and is capable of delivering potential tenants a 100,000 sq. ft. build-to-suit warehouse in 120 days.
Automotive Alley, a strategic combination of two business parks, Hunt Midwest Business Center (HMBC) and SubTropolis, is a $50+ million project that has attracted numerous Ford Transit & F-150 upfitters to the Kansas City region. Automotive users, including Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment, currently occupy 130+ acres of HMBC, while SubTropolis automotive users lease 785,000+ sq. ft. of energy-efficient space.
We’ll begin the tour in the Hunt Midwest corporate office at 8300 NE Underground Drive in Kansas City, MO. Event attendance is limited to 30 so don’t wait to register. Visitor parking can be accessed in front of the Hunt Midwest office and in the surrounding parking lots. *Please be mindful to not park in designated reserved parking spots.
Kansas State University – Olathe Campus
22201 W Innovation Dr, Olathe, KS 66061
April 7 & 8, 2022
Kansas State University will hold a two-day training for the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Yellow Belt at the Olathe campus. The two-day, online introductory Yellow Belt course is the foundation program of Lean Six Sigma and its methodologies.
The main goal of the Yellow Belt course is to provide an introduction to Lean Six Sigma and how it can be used by individuals and teams to improve customer satisfaction, reduce errors, increase efficiencies, and work more effectively with teams to solve problems. With this foundation of knowledge and skills, participants can progress to more advanced levels of LSS.
Wagner Logistics + inVia Robotics Facility Tour
Thursday, February 24 | 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
1201 E 12th Avenue | North Kansas City, MO 64116
Join us for a facility tour of Wagner Logistics in North Kansas City. We’ll receive an update from the Wagner team on trends in the 3PL industry and how the company is leveraging technology to accelerate their growth and improve efficiencies. We’ll also hear from Shannon Blewett, enterprise sales director for inVia Robotics who will walk us through the technology as we see it in motion in the facility. We look forward to having you join us!
*Event attendance is limited to 20 people so please reserve your spot today. Wagner Logistics corporate policy requires masks be worn while in the facility, as well as closed toe shoes. Parking is available in the front of the building.
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the leading global association for supply chain management professionals. We have been helping our members, their careers, and their companies since 1963. Nine thousand members worldwide receive unparalleled networking opportunities, cutting-edge research, and online and on-site professional educational opportunities. Learn more about CSCMP at cscmp.org.
The Kansas City Heartland Roundtable has a proud history of working with companies and universities in the Kansas City area to provide academic scholarships to students working towards a careers in the supply chain profession. The Kansas City roundtable offers educational programs from Sept to June offer area supply chain professionals and students with an opportunity to learn, network and develop throughout their career. Programs are open to non-members and members.
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