Come along for the ride! Enterprise trucking fleets exist in an increasingly competitive landscape, but also have more opportunities than ever before. As many fleets are adopting progressive technology strategies, we’ll examine the components of a successful enterprise fleet. Looking back, what were the most successful strategies to manage the 2020 volatility? Looking forward, what will the enterprise fleet landscape look like in future years? This full-day virtual summit will tackle the most pressing issues facing enterprise fleets today and the strategies to grow your fleet, your network, your customer base and your profit margins.
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Andrew Leto led a $50m equity investment in Roadrunner in early March. Andrew sits down with George Abernathy, president of FreightWaves to discuss why he thinks Roadrunner might be the next billion dollar freight company.
Sit down with Zach Strickland and Brent Bergevin as they discuss how to operate a semi-private fleet in a rapidly changing environment with all of the challenges, opportunities and the near and long-term impacts that arise.
Andrew and Seth interview UBS transportation analysts Tom Wadewitz and ask about the rationale behind his recent trucking downgrade, his favorite stock picks in transports, what he thinks of the CPKC merger and more.
Driver turnover is always a challenge for enterprise fleets. Dave Ables, president and CEO of Dart, and George Abernathy, president of FreightWaves, discuss the importance of communication in reducing driver turnover.
It's all about capacity utilization when tender rejections are this high. Tight capacity should last for months, so it is important to be as effiecient as possible with utilization. Using the right data to is key to maximizing utilization and creating differentiation in your customer service levels.
As the industry moves to 4G LTE, now is the time to evaluate your current strategy to ensure hardware availability, future connectivity, and allow for a timely installation in all of your business operations. Learn about technology transition strategies for fleets of all sizes.
Listen in to hear a rich discussion around dedicated truckload operations’ ability to provide elevated service metrics, at stable pricing levels, while helping level I expect cyclicality, all in a fashion that offers a more driver friendly environment.
Success for enterprise fleets – like all trucking sectors – begins with professionally-trained drivers. In this fireside chat, A. Bailey Wood, the new president and CEO of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association, discusses how vigorous outreach combined with revamped training requirements and the rebuilding of the driver supply chain are opening opportunities for those looking to enter the trucking industry.
Learn about the Women In Trucking Association and meet the group’s CEO and Chairwoman of the Board. Ellen Voie, President and CEO chats with Laura Roan Hays, volunteer leader and Great Dane Branch Manager discuss the history of the group and future goals.
With keeping drivers, and the people around them, safe as their sole mission, learn how Roehl Transport partnered with Trimble MAPS to help drivers overcome major hurdles in the last mile. Using custom location and route management tools, Trimble MAPS was able to customize 7,000 customer locations providing drivers with precise turn-by-turn guidance and visibility for the back-office. Listen in as we take a deeper dive into how using commercial location data improved efficiency and driver safety in the last mile.
Featuring: SkyBitz, Trimble, Platform Science, Samsara & Lytx
If driver recruiting were fishing, we'd all be saying there are less fish in the pond plus more people fishing in it. Makes for some tough fishing! Carriers are in a battle to attract drivers today while the industry knows that increasing the driver pool overall is a necessity for our future.
Self-driving trucks hold much promise in improving safety, sustainability, and speed across the freight industry. As the technology continues to improve, companies like Embark are working closely with freight ecosystem partners to define autonomous trucking operations at commercial scale. In this session, Sam Abidi, Head of Business Development at Embark, will discuss how working with the industry and partnering with established shippers and carriers is key to bringing self-driving trucks to market.
The flatbed market is heating up in 2021 and that's good news for the entire economy. Russ Elliott explains how Melton Truck Lines adapted and thrived over the past 12 months, and why everyone should be encouraged by how demand is shaping up for the next 12 months.