WWE to Speak at SMC³ Jump Start 2013

Worldwide Express CFO Rob Rose to Speak on e-Commerce and Supply Chain Efficiency at SMC³ Jump Start 2013

A leader in technology and logistics solutions, Rose will discuss how e-commerce has changed the supply chain game at the SMC³ winter conference in Atlanta.

DALLAS, November 12, 2012 — Rob Rose of Worldwide Express, a Dallas-based package and freight shipping firm, will speak at the “e-Commerce: Changing the Supply Chain Game” general session at the SMC³ Jump Start 2013 conference, Jan. 21-23, in Atlanta.

Rose is a leader in developing e-commerce strategies and guiding supply chain efficiency. He will share his experiences building commercially viable supply chains along with the competitive challenges that have been presented by e-commerce and the virtual marketplace.

“I am honored to appear among the top transportation and logistics experts in the industry at this year’s SMC³ Jump Start conference,” said Rose. “My session will discuss the trends and changes that e-commerce is having on supply chain management and how supply chain and logistics efficiency play a major role in determining e-commerce success.”

Rose will map out the relationships of external suppliers and distributors, internal processes and transportation patterns during the session.

“Rob’s extensive experience managing technology solutions has given him the real world experience required to know what works when it comes to supply chain strategies,” said David Kiger, chairman and CEO of WWE.

With a background in technology and telecommunications, Rose has managed co-location services and hosted applications with Sprint and provided strategic sales and P&L performance management for US WEST/Qwest Communications. Rose has long-term familiarity solving problems through technology solutions, and he continues to advance Worldwide’s logistics solutions as the firm’s chief financial officer.

“Worldwide has been an avid supporter of SMC³’s education program, which has served more than 15,000 professionals in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry over the past 25 years,” said Danny Slaton, EVP, Business & Product Development at SMC³. “We are pleased to welcome Rob Rose as one of our speakers at Jump Start 2013, especially given his wealth of knowledge and expertise in the transportation and logistics industry.”

Jump Start 2013 will bring together keynote speakers, industry experts and the leading shippers, carriers and logistics service providers in the nation. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel.

Rose’s session will occur Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 10:55 a.m. to 12:15 pm.

Learn more or register to attend at www.smc3jumpstart.com/.

About Worldwide Express

Worldwide Express is a global logistics company based in Dallas that has handled millions of package and freight shipments for more than 30,000 small to midsize businesses. With more than 150 franchises across the country, Worldwide Express is one of the largest authorized resellers of express shipping for UPS®, as well as a trusted freight partner to over 45 carriers. To learn more, visit http://www.wwex.com.