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Supply Chain Talk: Toks Omishakin

Supply Chain California: The Next frontier 

Toks Omishakin, PhD, is a Knoxville native and currently serves as the Secretary of Transportation for the State of California. Omishakin earned his PhD from TCE's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and will be inducted into the ISE Hall of Fame in April. 

This talk will cover:

  • The California economy and landscape 
  • California's Transportation 'Core 4' 
  • Foundation of Freight in CA (ports, trucks, rail and air) 
  • United States Freight Industry (and the Tennessee impact) 
  • 2021 Supply Chain Crisis
  • Can freight growth help California acheive broader policy goals?
  • Future of Freight 

The talk is sponsored by the following programs:

  • Center for Freight Transportation for Efficient & Resilient Supply Chain (FERSC)
  • Center for Transportation Research (CTR)
  • Institute for a Secure & Sustainable Environment (ISSE)

Dial-In Information

Zoom link:

Friday, March 1 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

John D. Tickle Engineering Building, 500
851 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996

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