MTSU Hosts Midsouth Supply Chain Summit on April 11

MTSU's Jones College of Business will host the Midsouth Supply Chain Summit on April 11, 2024.

MTSU’s Jones College of Business’ Department of Management is hosting the 2024 Midsouth Supply Chain Summit on April 11. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 9:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Keathley University Center.

The summit will feature various sessions on topics such as international transportation, professional etiquette and resume building, women in supply chain, and networking. Registration for the event is open until April 10 and can be done online at

The day will begin with welcoming remarks from Jones College Dean Joyce Heames and Richard Tarpey, assistant professor in the college’s Supply Chain Management degree program. The keynote address will be delivered at 9:45 a.m. by Mike Honious, president and CEO of transportation and logistics company Geodis Americas region.

MTSU’s Supply Chain Management program has seen a significant increase in students since its launch in 2018, with more than a 500% increase. The summit provides an opportunity for MTSU students to network with local industry leaders and stand out among job applicants.

In addition to students, the summit will also benefit alumni, industry professionals, and other working professionals interested in professional development and learning more about the logistics industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in professional development sessions, learn about supply chain technology and international logistics, and hear from a panel of distinguished women leaders about their challenges and successes.

The 2024 Midsouth Supply Chain Summit is sponsored by the MTSU Supply Chain Management Student Organization, with other session hosts including R&L Logistics, Omnia Partners, SiLo, MTSU supply chain faculty, KCH Transportation, and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

For more information about the summit, contact Richard Tarpey at MTSU offers both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in supply chain management. Visit for more information or call 615-898-2736 or email

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