GLEN ELLYN, ILLINOIS – (August 8, 2018) Angela Eliacostas, CEO and founder of AGT Global Logistics, has been selected as a panelist for the 2018 3PL Value Creation North America Summit’s Domestic Transportation Management and Dedicated Carriage session on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CST.
With more than 25 years experience in third-party logistics, Eliacostas will join top caliber executives to review growth areas for success with domestic transportation management, freight brokerage, and dedicated contract carriage. In addition the panel will discuss cross selling VAWD and transportation management, electronic logging device and hours of service market impact, and structural changes from the major players in transportation management.
The 2018 3PL Value Creation North America Summit is a strategic event where C-suite executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators gather to assess the future of the third-party logistics market and explore strategies for value creation to forge competitive advantage. The event is hosted by Armstrong & Associates, Inc., a leader in 3PL market research and consulting. Session topics will cover industry trends such as value-added services, recent mergers and acquisitions, e-commerce, and innovative technologies and automation.
The event will be held at Embassy Suites – Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, the summit takes place on October 16-18. Early bird registration is $2,490 for an all-access, three-day pass. Registration for one or two-day passes are also available.
Register at http://www.3plogistics.com/3plna2018 to join Angela and AGT Global Logistics at the 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2018.
When she joined trucking company Freight Flow as a part-time billing clerk in the early 1990s, Angela Eliacostas was looking to augment her income as a young, single mother with four children. Then she rose through the ranks, eventually becoming general manager. In 2005, she launched a firm of her own.
Eliacostas formed All Girls Transportation and Logistics with a focus on the nuclear power industry. It soon expanded to serve other kinds of energy companies, and then other industries as well. Starting with revenues of $18,000 in 2006, the company brought in more than $2 million annually by 2008.
It has been growing ever since. Today, the firm is called AGT Global Logistics. Headquartered in Glen Ellyn, Ill., it provides a broad range of third-party logistics (3PL) services. “We’re a one-stop shop, handling everything from small packages to 200,000-lb. transformers,” Eliacostas says.
In a recent interview, Eliacostas provided a look at what it takes to steer an operation that can move just about anything.
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