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  • September 25- 27, 2023 | The Westin Chicago River North

Jennifer Kobus

Ulta Beauty

Vice President, Transportation & Logistics

Jennifer Kobus is an accomplished Vice President of Transportation & Logistics at Ulta Beauty, a leading beauty retailer. With a focus on operational performance, Jennifer oversees global transportation strategies, inbound/outbound channels, and digital operations. She manages a larger carrier portfolio, 3PL operations, and freight payment and audit groups. Jennifer plays a vital role in Ulta Beauty’s omnichannel roadmap, expanding in-store same-day delivery and optimizing Market Fulfillment Centers. Since joining Ulta Beauty in 2017, she has driven significant savings and efficiencies through continuous improvement and optimization. Jennifer’s leadership extends to shaping the Supply Chain DEI Council and chairing the Technology pillar for CSCMP’s Transportation Center of Excellence. With 28 years of supply chain experience, she holds an MBA from Roosevelt University and a bachelors’ degree from DePaul University. Jennifer is actively involved in Step Up, mentoring female students, and serving on their Midwestern Board.

Sessions With Jennifer Kobus

Tuesday, 26 September

  • 04:15pm - 05:00pm (CST) / 26/sep/2023 09:15 pm - 26/sep/2023 10:00 pm

    Shipper Perspectives: A Roundtable Discussion

    Shippers have wrung costs out of their supply chains this year, but there are plenty of problems on shippers’ plates, from clouded supply chain visibility and service issues to exacting customer delivery demands and penalties. Add to that the unpredictable economic environment. This is a time for shippers to take stock and plan for what could be a stronger economy in 2024. This panel of logistics executives will explore the way forward for US shippers.