CEO of to discuss the future of logistics and business process automation at TPM20, the biggest conference for international logistics professionals 

February 1, 2020 — San Francisco, CA —, an award-winning supply chain collaboration platform is proud to announce its support and involvement in “El Dorado,” an inaugural logistics technology experience, to be hosted in conjunction with TPM20 March 1-4,2020 in Long Beach, CA. 

The program will discuss current technology trends among third-party logistics providers, beneficial cargo owners, container lines and ports, as well as other freight transportation interests. The program will consist of one-on-one dialogue, Ted Talk-style presentations, demos, and hard-hitting panel discussions.

The JOC, part of IHS Markit, introduced “El Dorado'' a technology-focused conference experience as part of the 20th anniversary of TPM’s container shipping conference. The experience will be open to all TPM attendees and will be held in the Seaside Ballroom of the Long Beach Convention Center, an area never before used at TPM.

Attendees can catch CEO, Chris Kirchner as he lends his outlook to the panel session on Monday, March 2 at 5:00pm entitled, “The Bots are Coming: How RPA Might Change the Face of Logistics."

This distinguished panel will focus on how blockchain and artificial intelligence have received most of the logistics industry’s attention the past two years, while additional technologies are transforming core processes as we evolve beyond 2020. Kirchner will discuss how robotic and business process automation may have a much bigger impact on multimodal supply chains in the immediate future. 

Representing the lost city of gold, “El Dorado” was a hard-to-locate land holding the promise of untold fortunes. Technology buyers in the logistics space face a similarly quixotic quest, with more questions than there are answers, and more problems than solutions. As the world's largest gathering of container shippers, forwarders, carriers, and ports, TPM is at the forefront of technology solutions that can transform the containerized supply chain. is proud to be involved.

No Fool’s Gold: Experience a demo at TPM

On Tuesday, March 3 at 3:55pm in the Seaside Ballroom, Raj Patel, CTO will present a 15-minute Logistics Orchestration™ demo that can't be missed. Attendees can always stop by Kiosk #9 located in the Seaside Ballroom to experience the magic at anytime or to simply connect with the team. To coordinate a dedicated meeting time in advance, simply email to sync up one-on-one.


Based in San Francisco, is solving key challenges for customers all over the world in critical global logistics process with best-in-class enterprise cloud-based collaboration software. gives supply chain and logistics operators the most powerful collaboration tool on the market today with their Logistics Orchestration™ product. Leveraging workflow automation, analytics, and a robust intelligent integration engine enables leading players in the global logistics ecosystem – including shippers, carriers, forwarders and LSPs – to digitize, automate, and elevate supply chain performance. The company’s award-winning technology is transforming the way partners share data, improving their visibility to vital information, automating inefficient legacy processes, and is revolutionizing how companies resolve issues as their goods move around the world in a borderless fashion. For more information, visit

About JOC

Since 1827, JOC has been the authoritative provider of business intelligence, data and events covering the global container shipping and logistics market. JOC provides the access, intelligence, insight and support which enable our customers to establish and maintain critical customer connections and make informed decisions to compete effectively in the global marketplace. is the leading information portal providing a mix of editorially created content and pertinent visualized data combining over 200 different data sets. JOC Group’s leading industry events include TPM (held annually in Long Beach, CA), TPM Asia and JOC Inland Distribution. Through PIERS, the world’s most comprehensive database of U.S. waterborne trade, international businesses from transportation, chemical, energy and finance sectors analyze unique intelligence to inform critical business decisions. For more information, visit

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