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Presentation of Solar Industry Supply Chain Research

Overland Park, KS, September 1, 2011–Research findings on solar industry supply chain trends and best practices will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 22 in Sunnyvale, Calif. Golden Gate University researchers will present their findings as part of a Solar Supply Chain Conference hosted by MIQ Logistics.

The research was undertaken to address the need for greater supply chain control and efficiencies within the solar industry. The industry is faced with predictions of falling solar panel prices, declining profitability and increasing demand for U.S. installations.

The Golden Gate University project researches the current supply chain management procedures, networks and resources used to support the service of the entire life cycle of solar equipment. The findings document both primary and secondary research. Data were collected from the statistics of US Trade® Online offered by The Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau. The team also analyzed data collected from over 260 solar industry companies on their manufacturing, transportation, inventory, assembly and delivery processes.

In addition to the research results, the conference will include a presentation by MIQ Logistics CEO and Chairman, Joey Carnes on population demographics and the growth of the solar industry. Those interested in attending the Solar Supply Chain Conference should register online at MIQ Logistics.

About Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University offers quality educational programs designed to meet the needs of working adults, with undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, taxation, technology and law. Day, evening and weekend courses are available year-round at the San Francisco location and at other teaching sites in San Jose, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Monterey Bay, Seattle and Los Angeles as well as online through the university’s award winning CyberCampus.

About MIQ Logistics

MIQ Logistics is a global logistics company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., and with offices in North America, Asia, Europe and South America. MIQ Logistics enables companies to improve their transportation network and overall supply chain efficiency by offering flexible logistics solutions supported by Web-native technology and global logistics management capabilities.

 

For more information:
Christa Lander
MIQ Logistics
Phone: 913-696-7371
Email: Christa.Lander@miq.com