Carpathian Logistics Congress (CLC) was founded in 2011 by merging three international scientific conferences on the theme of logistics management, which were originally guaranteed and held separately by three university workplaces:
The main organizer of the first world congress CLC 2011 was Technical University of Košice. The Congress was held under the auspices of the President of the Slovak Republic Ivan Gašparovič and patronage of the World Association of Industrial Logistics. University staff and researchers and corporate sector representatives from eight countries met in pleasant surroundings of the High Tatras (Grandhotel Permon) on Sep 27 - 30 2011. The meeting was commenced by the plenary section with presentation of the invited lectures focused on current trends in logistics and supply chains. Specific research results were further discussed in three sections - Logistics, Transport and Financial Management. Participants appreciated the professional level of the Congress, the creation of a platform for establishing long-term cooperation in logistics management and supply chains and recommended another Congress in 2012 VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, in 2013 Mining and Metallurgy Academy in Krakow takes over the imaginary baton.