2019-2020 Event Schedule


August 15 - Dinner - Blockchain in Transportation Alliance Presentation

August 29 - Tour - Target Food DC - Denton

September 12 - Dinner - Evolving Retail and E-Commerce

September 26 - Tour - Crown Equipment Facility 

October 10 - Annual Golf Tournament -  Ridgeview Ranch Golf Club

October  17 - Dinner-  International Supply Chain Challenges

October 30 - Tour - Automated Shipping Facility

November 7 - Volunteer Event - Food For The Soul

November 21 - Dinner - DFW Academic Panel

December 12 - Tour - Manufacturing Facility

January 16 - Dinner - Development, Diversity, Digitization 

February 6 - Tour - The Apparel Group, Lewisville

February 20 - Dinner - Safety Panel

March 5 - Tour - Distribution Center

March 19 - Dinner - Supply Chain Management

April 2 - Tour - Distribution Center

April 16 - Dinner - North Texas Commercial Development Update

May 7 -  Brewery Tour & Networking Event

May 21 - Supply Chain Innovation Summit

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Target opened it's Denton facility in 2013, this center is one of Target's more advanced centers with several automated features. Join us in touring Target’s fully automated perishable distribution center, temperatures in the facility range from a 55 degrees to a -15 degrees. The 7.2 million cubic foot cooler can hold 32 million 12-packs of soda, and the freezer can hold over 47 million gallons of ice cream. This enormous facility serves 241 stores in Texas as well as eight nearby states.

You will need to bring a coat, this factility is extremely cold.  Also make sure to wear closed toe shoes and heels are not allowed in the facility.

After the tour join us at LSA Burger, 113 W. Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201 for networking.

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Target Food Distribution Center, 3255 Airport Road, Denton TX, 76207

Parking is directly inside the main gate.

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September 26 - Crown Equipment Facility Tour


Tour the Facility

Join us on September 26th for a tour of the Crown Equipment Facility, details to be announced.

Crown Equipment

 A privately held, family-owned U.S. company, Crown Equipment Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of powered industrial forklift trucks in the world. Crown has appeared at least ten times on Forbes’ list of the largest private companies in the United States.

The company traces its evolution to the 1920s, when it manufactured and sold temperature controls as the Pioneer Heat Regulator Company. In 1945, the company changed focus and became Crown Controls Corp. In 1949, as a market for television emerged, Crown began producing television antenna rotators. Crown entered the material handling industry around 1956. Crown developed several specialty lift trucks, including stockpickers and order pickers for the U.S. government, and a hamper-dumper truck for the U.S. Postal Service.