After two plus years of volatility and tight truck capacity, 2023 looks to be a market with plenty of slack capacity. Where do 3PLs focus on now. Is it the present or the future? The 2023 3PL Summit will focus on the future with a look at best practice processes in pricing, visibility, automation, sales, and carrier selection. Added on to this we will also take a closer look at the freight markets, along with outlooks for the remainder of 2023.
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In the keynote address with TIA President and CEO, Anne Reinke, we will be discussing how the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is creating a safer, more secure, and ethical supply chain. TIA plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of the goods being transported in the industry, as well as promoting ethical business practices and compliance with government regulations and industry standards.
Grace Sharkey sits with Manny McElroy, senior vice president of transportation at ITS Logistics to discuss the importance of relationship building within a scaling logistics provider. McElroy shares personal experiences, gives tips on how to leverage relationships to provide better service and shares how technology can fit into those intentional connections.
Economist Noel Perry and Anthony Smith dive into historical trends and cycles within the freight market and what to expect in the years to come.
Ed Stockman, CEO and co-founder of newtrul, joins us to talk about emerging 3PL technologies aimed at increasing the quality of transactions in the spot marketplace.
Metafora CEO, Peter Rentschler sits down with economist Anthony Smith and breaks down the pitfalls of holding onto legacy technology in the workplace and how to navigate a full scale revamp.
Kaylee Nix dives into the Wild West of recruiting with Charlie Saffro from CS Recruiting. The two chat about how job seeking has changed in the last year and what unique challenges face companies as they try to fill roles.
Data analytics and carrier relationships can work together to build a competitive advantage in supply chain management. Nick Shipe explains how to leverage data to make informed decisions when selecting carriers and building long-term relationships combined with the importance of balancing the benefits of data-driven decision-making with the need for flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing supply chain environment.
CEO Will Kerr sits down with FreightWave's Chief Economist to outline the biggest challenges for individual brokerages and how to thrive in any environment.
In this fireside chat, Justin Murphy, EVP of Claims at Loadsure joins us to discuss the impacts of cargo claims on 3PL’s. We highlight the need to be proactive in not only limiting claims, but quickly addressing them when they occur.
As the logistics industry continues to evolve and become more complex, many 3PLs are turning to outsourcing as a way to streamline operations, reduce costs, and stay competitive. We sat down with Nick Strober, director of sales at Lean Solutions Group to explore the benefits and challenges of outsourcing logistics services for 3PLs. We discuss the various functions that can be outsourced, from transportation management to warehousing and distribution, and examine how outsourcing can help 3PLs manage costs, improve efficiency, and enhance overall performance.
The 3PL space is dealing with several major legal issues from non-competes to accident liabilities. The Armchair Attorney Matt Leffler breaks down his thoughts on the top 3 issues facing intermediaries in this fireside chat with Kaylee Nix.