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

Teri Griffis

Journal of Commerce by S&P Global

Associate Editor

Teri Errico Griffis has worked in the print media industry for almost two decades, most recently as editor of SCBIZ Magazine and Charleston Regional Business Journal in South Carolina. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut with a focus on English/Journalism. She has worked with the writing team of ABC’s TV show All My Children in New York City and spent most of her career in magazine and newspaper writing. In 2007, while working for the global corporation WWE, she launched WWE Kids Magazine, which was syndicated in 10 countries. Upon moving to Charleston in 2012, she helmed several regional publications, including the relaunch of South Carolina’s business magazine. Throughout her career, Teri has won a New England Press Association Award and three South Carolina Press Association Awards for her excellence in journalism, particularly in business and news reporting.

Sessions With Teri Griffis

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. 

Wednesday, 27 September

  • 01:00pm - 01:30pm (CST) / 27/sep/2023 06:00 pm - 27/sep/2023 06:30 pm

    Waiting on the Rebound: Will There Be Enough Chassis to Go Around?

    It’s the critical piece of equipment for that final mile: the chassis. No container goes on the road without one. That became very clear in the COVID-related boom in freight demand in 2020-2022 when there were chronic shortages of available chassis across major inland hubs. Now that the supply-and-demand curve is balanced, chassis providers are trying to learn from what happened and be better prepared for the rebound. In this session, we will explore those lessons learned and how three chassis lessors will apply that knowledge going forward.