domestic supply
chain summit

DECEMBER 15, 2021 // VIRTUAL EVENT

With the lasting impacts of the pandemic, geopolitical developments such as Brexit and U.S.-China relations, trade agreements like USMCA, import/export restrictions and so much more that has happened in the last year, it may be some time before the supply chain is back to normal. But, with much of the past year’s uncertainty behind us, it’s time to focus on navigating the supply chains of the future. Join us as we explore how to make disruptions a thing of the past and look at emerging trends and data to show what we can expect.

LIVE EVENT REPLAYS

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Welcome

12/15/21 9:00 am

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Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
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Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
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Keynote: Truck and Rail - The future of the domestic supply chain

12/15/21 9:05 am

Craig Fuller and Lee Klaskow recap the wild 2021 freight market and offer glimpses into the outlook for truck and rail logistics in 2022.

Lee Klaskow
Senior Analyst—Transportation & Logistics
Bloomberg Intelligence
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Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Regulatory environment and its effects on domestic capacity

12/15/21 9:35 am

With the long-awaited bipartisan infrastructure bill finally signed into law by President Biden on November 15, the next questions are, what projects will get the money, and when? Will the money flow in time to address the current supply chain crisis? In this fireside chat, freight policy expert Elaine Nessle joins us to provide insight.

Elaine Nessle
Director
Coalition for America's Gateways and Trade Corridors
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John Gallagher
Chief Washington Correspondent
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: How LTL has responded to increased demand

12/15/21 9:55 am

As supply chains continue to recover from the ripple effects of COVID backlogs, order visibility has only grown in importance - businesses want to know where their shipments are, and when they will arrive, in real-time. With much of the world still in the depths of the pandemic, and other countries fighting off surges caused by the delta variant, it’s likely we’ll see these lingering challenges, and therefore intense demand for visibility, stretch into 2022.

Barry Craver
Vice President – Business Process & Innovation
Old Dominion Freight Line
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Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Where are spot rates headed in 2022?

12/15/21 10:15 am

Join Edge Logistics to get insight into what led to the current state of the freight market and what it means for the market heading into 2022. The discussion will dive into the importance of utilizing technology and data to drive decision-making, especially in volatile times, and how it impacts the future of freight.

Will Kerr
President
Edge Logistics
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Tony Mulvey
Analyst
FreightWaves
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Fuller Speed Ahead: 2022 Supply Chain Tech & Innovation Predictions

12/15/21 10:35 am

Craig Fuller and Kendra Phillips discuss predictions for 2022 and what technologies will lead the charge in solving disruptions and enhancing the customer experience. What are your predictions?

Kendra Phillips
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President New Products, SCS & DTS
Ryder System, Inc.
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Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
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Rapid-Fire Demos

12/15/21 11:05 am

Fireside Chat: Carrier Sourcing and relationship strategies

12/15/21 11:20 am

Shippers are only as good as their carrier relationships. Ryan Schreiber and Drew Herpich discuss all of the strategies involved with sourcing new carriers and building the relationships needed to build a world class carrier network.

Ryan Schreiber
Vice President, Industry and Growth
CarrierDirect
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Drew Herpich
Chief Commercial Officer, Transportation Insight
Nolan Transportation
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Fireside Chat: Partnerships + Integrations: The key to building an efficient supply chain

12/15/21 11:45 am

Current supply chain challenges have highlighted inefficiencies in the supply chain. Rishi Mehra, from Trimble Maps, breaks down what the future looks like and how to overcome these issues.

Rishi Mehra
Director of Operations & Strategy
Trimble MAPS
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Mary O'Connell
Freight Broker/3PL Expert
FreightWaves
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Gatheround Networking Break presented by Loadsure

12/15/21 12:00 pm

WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

12/15/21 12:30 pm

Tim Dooner
Host of WHAT THE TRUCK?!?
FreightWaves
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Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
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Steven Leonard
Chief Sales and Customer Engagement Officer
ArcBest
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Adam Compain
SVP, Product Marketing
Project44
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Glenn Jones
GVP of Product Strategy
Blume Global
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David Stone
Senior Director of Freight Brokerage
Ryder
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Sam Lurye
Founder & CEO
Kargo
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Tech in Action: Better Together - How Two Pharma Brands Leverage Advanced Visibility for Critical Data Sharing

12/15/21 1:35 pm

What happens when two companies leverage visibility in the ever-present and complex pharmaceutical industry? We’re joined by project44 experts Michael Edwards and Hannah Moore to explore the story of two customers who are using the power of advanced, real-time visibility to improve both their strategic partnership and supply chain operations.

Hannah Moore
Senior Customer Success Manager
project44
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Mike Edwards
Director, Customer Success
project44
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Fireside Chat: How maritime is affecting the domestic supply chain

12/15/21 1:45 pm

Domestic supply chains are being heavily affected by maritime issues this year. What’s happening at the ports is reverberating inland. How should shippers manage their supply chains to minimize fallout, given that port pressures are expected to persist next year?

Jon Monroe
Founder
Jon Monroe Consulting
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Greg Miller
Senior Editor
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Exploring what "Sustainability" Means for Supply Chains

12/15/21 2:05 pm

Supply chains are in the spot light right now for inefficiencies that were exacerbated by COVID and for for being a large contributor to global carbon emissions. Danny Gomez, Managing Director of Financial and Emerging Markets at FreightWaves, sits with Jon Bradford, Partner at Dynamo VC, to explore what sustainability means in this context and how firms should be thinking about their role in operating a more environmentally sustainable business.

Jon Bradford
Partner
Dynamo Ventures
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Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Reaching the autonomous value equation

12/15/21 2:25 pm

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All the uptime requirements and total cost of operation metrics that apply to trucking today will be expected of autonomous trucks. Even in the early days, driverless trucks will offer advantages in safety and fuel efficiency. The gigantic value comes when a human driver is no longer part of the equation.

Don Burnette
Co-Founder & CEO
Kodiak Robotics
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Alan Adler
Detroit Bureau Chief
FreightWaves
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Closing Remarks

12/15/21 2:45 pm

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Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
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Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
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