March 20 - 22, 2018  ·  Mayfair Hotel and Spa
2018 DHL Carrier Summit
March 20 - 22, 2018  ·  Mayfair Hotel and Spa

Welcome to the DHL Carrier Summit. 

To be held in Miami, Florida at the Mayfair Hotel and Spa from March 20 to March 22.


Throughout the week you’ll get overviews of our  DHL Strategy, with speakers from Supply Chain, E-Commerce, Global Business Services, Global Forwarding, and a few surprise guest speakers.  Throughout the summit there will be time to interact and engage with the DHL team and your peers.  Our hope is that you continue to build upon your knowledge of DHL so that you can better know how to navigate our company and where you can add value. Use this site as your resource for all Summit activities. You’ll find details regarding the Summit agenda and  other valuable information.

On behalf of the DHL Carrier Development leadership team, we look forward to seeing you in beautiful Miami.


If you have questions or issues throughout the week, see or email Cynthia Johnson (


Tim Podvin

Senior Director Carrier Development - DHL Supply Chain  North America 

Tuesday, March 20
4:30 PM
Event Start
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Check In/Lanyard/Welcome Packet
Crystal Foyer
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cocktail Reception
Cabana Rooftop Pool & Lounge
Wednesday, March 21
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Havana Room
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Dave Keisling
Crystal Ballroom
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
DPDHL Annual Review/Strategy 2020
Jim Monkmeyer
Crystal Ballroom
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Transportation Strategy (DSC)
Tim Podvin
Crystal Ballroom
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Morning Break
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
DHL E-Com Strategy
Jason Smith
Crystal Ballroom
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
DHL DGF Strategy
Fred Johnson
Crystal Ballroom
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
DHL GBS Strategy
Tim Dougherty
Crystal Ballroom
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Crystal Foyer
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Industry/Theme Speaker
Evan Armstrong
Crystal Ballroom
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Customer Speaker
Matt Holt Tempur Pedic
Crystal Ballroom
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Continuous Improvement Speaker
Jason Gillespie Continuous Improvement Director - Focus on key and new technologies used by DHL
Crystal Ballroom
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Technology Panel
Crystal Ballroom
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dinner & Awards
Havana Room
Thursday, March 22
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Havana Room
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome Back/Recap
Dave Keisling
Crystal Ballroom
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Carrier Meetings
Carrier Meetings 1:1
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wrap Up/Recap
Dave Keisling
Crystal Ballroom
12:00 PM
Event End
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Box Lunch to Go
Havana Room
Mayfair Hotel and Spa - 3000 Florida Avenue Miami, FL 33133 United States

Hotel - Mayfair Hotel and Spa:

Please be aware that the room group rate cutoff date is Thursday, February 22, 2017, rooms booked pass this date will not be honored at the negotiated rate but at the hotel best available rate.    

Mayfair Hotel and Spa Group Rate Reservation link

Airport Transit Recommendation - taxi or uber from airport. (limited need for car)

Actions Needed to ensure you are properly registered:

  • IMPORTANT!!!!  Check for Invite - Please check that this invite has not gone into the junk folder.
  • Register - Follow link in email to register for conference.
  • Book Hotel - Click on hotel link within registration page to reserve room.

Dress Code for the Event:

  • Daily Summit Attire:  Business Professional - Women can wear a skirt/dress or pants suit with heels while men may wear a blazer or suit jacket, button down shirt, suit pants, a tie and dress shoes.
  • Evening Attire:  Dress Casual - Dress slacks and nice shirt for men, dresses or business casual for women; No shorts, t-shirts, flip-flops or athletic shoes.