The Puget Sound Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) and U.S. Transportation Command are sponsoring (a day-long Leadership Academy with the overarching theme Preparedness and Partnership) An Introduction to Transportation and Logistics on August 16, 2023, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 Yacht Club Road, Tacoma WA 98407.
To register for the NDTA August 23 16th meeting or to find additional information about NDTA, go to http://www.ndta-pugetsound.com/events. National Defense Transportation Association is a 501©3 non-profit entity.
The National Defense Transportation Association keeps our country at the forefront of the Transportation Industry, connecting us with current members and educating the next wave of students, the military, and the private sector.
Sponsored by the Puget Sound Chapter of NDTA, with generous support from NDTA, the Tacoma Yacht Club, and other area corporate sponsors, the August Meeting provides a forum to foster our critical public and private partnership in defense transportation through frank discussion about new challenges, technologies and best practices. In addition, the meeting provides friendly discussions as well as a chance to relax and discuss current changes and future possibilities.
“You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Dating back to 1944, the NDTA has a rich history. In that time, NDTA has established a track record of service, including real-world disaster relief through partnerships with organizations such as the American Red Cross; the creation of transportation studies and white papers; and the development of emergency management plans exercised in cooperation with the military.
NDTA is dedicated to serving national security through education, knowledge sharing in logistics, transportation supply chain management and passenger travel. Individual membership in NDTA provides opportunities to network with, serve and educate the professional community.
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This August gathering near Pt. Defiance is a chance to learn more about the transportation industry and discuss the realities of logistics . . . and the meeting is an easy journey in Western Washington. For more information, please visit http://www.ndta-pugetsound.com/events.
Please note that non-members are also welcome to attend.