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Our Stuff Arrives Today How the Global Supply Chain Works -- Ed Cabrera
San Luis Obispo Senior Center
San Luis Obispo, CA
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Our Stuff Arrives Today How the Global Supply Chain Works -- Ed Cabrera
Veteran LLCC course presenter Ed Cabrera will explain the infrastructure, technology, and people that make the movement of goods From Factory to Front Door possible.

Ed will provide you with insights into the past, present, and future of automation, and get some understanding of ships, trucks, and robots.

Key to the story will focus on the people who work in the process.  You will learn about the lives of the people who are most affected by the rapidly changing ways we buy, sell, and transport the billions of dollars worth of stuff we consume every day.

We shall move from a factory in Vietnam to a front door delivery in the American heartland. This class will touch upon a wide range of topics including shipping, robotics, management philosophy, trucking, warehousing, and all things Amazon. Rather than focusing on one part or mode of transport, Ed will lead you step by step through the process. Pulled together, this fast-moving class will be a wonderful wide-angle lens view of the entire supply chain.

Ed Cabrera taught at Atascadero High School and, before that, at Perris High School (in Southern California). He also coached numerous sports teams and advised even more clubs in his career spanning four decades. His previous LLCC classes covered a diverse set of topics including The Electoral College, Hong Kong, 1919, and Immigration. Ed is also LLCCs I.T specialist and a member of our board of directors.

By purchasing a ticket to an LLCC event at any venue, event attendee assumes all risks associated with entering a place of public gathering and voluntarily waives any and all claims and potential claims against Lifelong Learners of the Central Coast relating to Covid-19 or any other communicable disease, or that arise from or relate in any way to, however caused, the risk of exposure or actual or alleged exposures to a bacteria, virus or other pathogen capable of causing Covid-19 or any other communicable disease or illness, in each case whether the actual or alleged circumstances gives rise to any claim or potential claim before, during or after the event.  

All courses or classes are subject to rescheduling and cancellation. The safety and well-being of all our members, other course attendees, and volunteers is very important to LLCC, and we thank you for your understanding. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you in class!

Attendance Policies

Course attendees will present a government-issued ID such as a passport or driver's license and proof of a full vaccination completed at least 14 days prior to the date of a class. Attendees must show a record of a booster dose of vaccine if the second dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine (or the single shot from J&J) was taken more than nine months before the day of the class. Attendees who need a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or deeply held religious belief must provide proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the class date.

All attendees and volunteers are encouraged to wear masks (covering their nose and mouth) in all areas of all venues used by LLCC and throughout the class. Please stay home if you are feeling ill.

If you would like to have the password for the member price for this course, go to www.lifelearnerscc.org for information on how you can become a member


San Luis Obispo Senior Center (View)
1445 Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo, CA 93420
United States


Education > Classes

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


Owner: Lifelong Learners of the Central Coast
On BPT Since: Jun 04, 2012
Dick Jackson

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