july 19, 2023 • a freightwaves tv EVENT

Enterprise fleet Summit

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 have been the most successful strategies to manage volatility? Looking forward, what will the enterprise fleet landscape look like in future years? This full-day FreightWaves TV event 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.

Agenda

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Welcome

7/19/23 9:00 am

Kaylee Nix
Event Emcee; Reporter
FreightWaves
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Thomas Wasson
Enterprise Trucking Carrier Expert
FreightWaves
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Keynote: Driving Change: Empowering Women in Trucking for a Stronger Future

7/19/23 9:05 am

In this keynote, Grace Sharkey sits down with Jennifer Hedrick, the president and CEO of the Association Executive of the Women in Trucking Association. The discussion revolves around the critical steps required to attract more women to pursue careers as truck drivers within large fleets.As the trucking industry seeks to diversify its workforce and utilize the wealth of untapped talent, Grace and Jennifer explore the challenges, opportunities, and strategies necessary to empower women in this traditionally male-dominated field. From addressing the misconceptions surrounding trucking to highlighting the benefits of increased gender diversity, this keynote aims to inspire change and foster an inclusive environment where women can thrive as professional truck drivers. Join them as they delve into the actionable measures and initiatives that can revolutionize the trucking industry, creating a stronger and more equitable future.

Jennifer Hedrick
President & CEO
Women In Trucking Association
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Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Onboard Video & Fleet Safety

7/19/23 9:35 am

Fleet safety is the top priority across the board in the transportation industry. Minimizing risk for a fleet's drivers and equipment, coupled with protecting their businesses from litigation is at the forefront for modern fleets of all sizes. So why hasn't the industry exhausted all the tools available?

Jesse Chappell
Manager, Program Development - Video Intelligence
Trimble
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Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Driver health and how to make healthcare more accessible for drivers

7/19/23 9:50 am

Grace Sharkey and Jeff Seraphine, CEO of Interstate Health Systems, discuss the critical issue of truck driver health and ways to enhance accessibility to healthcare for this vital workforce. The conversation shed light on the challenges faced by truck drivers and explored potential solutions to address their healthcare needs.

Jeff Seraphine
CEO
Interstate Health
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Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Electrifying your fleet through innovative finance models

7/19/23 10:05 am

Gage Zero is a newcomer to a growing roster of turnkey suppliers offering end-to-end electrification services: land, trucks, charging and management. With $300 million in backing, the company thinks its expertise in negotiating renewable energy purchases is an advantage in dealing with fleets entering an expensive and uncomfortable transition to electric mobility.

Sam Arons
Vice President, Business Development
Gage Zero
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Alan Adler
Host of Truck Tech
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: The critical role data plays within today's fleet operations

7/19/23 10:35 am

Rick Larkin and Anthony Smith cover how to optimize opportunities while taking care of your people in the second half of 2023.

Rick Larkin
Chief Information Officer
BCB Transport
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Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: How understanding wage data can help enterprise fleets stay competitive

7/19/23 10:55 am

Kaylee Nix and Leah Shaver dig into some of the biggest influences on driver pay through the last freight cycle, including the lingering effects of COVID-19, the market downturn, and the anticipation of a muted peak season.

Leah Shaver
President and CEO
The National Transportation Institute
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Kaylee Nix
Event Emcee; Reporter
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Attracting and retaining top talent: Understanding what drivers seek in a company

7/19/23 11:10 am

Artur Express’ Sadie Church and FreightWaves’ Mary O’Connell delve into the minds of drivers to uncover what they prioritize when searching for a company to drive for and how businesses can ensure high levels of driver retention. From compensation and work environment to training opportunities and communication, we explore the key factors that drivers consider when making career decisions. Discover effective techniques to create a supportive work culture that fosters loyalty and satisfaction among drivers, leading to improved retention rates.

Sadie Church
Vice President of Driver Relations
Artur Express
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Mary O'Connell
Freight Broker/3PL Expert
FreightWaves
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Loaded & Rolling

7/19/23 11:25 am

Thomas Wasson
Enterprise Trucking Carrier Expert
FreightWaves
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Debbie Sackman
Sr. Project Manager
Skybitz
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Ken Evans
Founder & CTO
Konexial, Inc.
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WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

7/19/23 11:55 am

Tim Dooner
Host of WHAT THE TRUCK?!?
FreightWaves
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Dan Parker
Director of Product Marketing
Torc Robotics
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Jonathan Colbert
VP of Marketing
Voltera
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Tyler Harden
Chief Product Officer
TTN Fleet Solutions
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Fireside Chat: Autonomous truck technology’s impact on fleet growth with Andrew Culhane

7/19/23 1:25 pm

In this fireside chat, Andrew Culhane the Chief Strategy Officer at Torc joins us to discuss the role autonomous technology is playing in changing the fleet landscape and perspective on pilot programs with the nation's largest truckload carriers.

Andrew Culhane
Chief Strategy Officer
Torc
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Thomas Wasson
Enterprise Trucking Carrier Expert
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: On the Move: Unleashing the Power of Fitness in the Trucking Industry

7/19/23 1:40 pm

Discover how integrating fitness into the daily routines of drivers and office workers can enhance productivity, reduce absenteeism, and boost employee morale. Dr. Mark Manera highlights the impact that promoting fitness can have on the performance, safety, and well-being of individuals within the trucking industry. From the unique challenges faced by drivers and office workers to the transformative power of fitness programs, we uncover the many reasons why this is a crucial consideration for any enterprise trucking fleet.

Mark Manera
Founder & CEO
Offshift
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Mary O'Connell
Freight Broker/3PL Expert
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: DOT Compliance and Safety

7/19/23 2:00 pm

In this fireside chat, Brandon Wiseman and Anthony Smith discuss the top challenges for enterprise fleets, from hours of service, CBD usage, to ensuring compliance teams are up to date.

Brandon Wiseman
President
Trucksafe Consulting
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Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Fleet challenges amid changing driver demographics with Marilyn Surber

7/19/23 2:15 pm

In this fireside chat Marilyn Surber, Transportation Advisor with Tenstreet joins us to talk about fleet recruiting challenges with the current freight environment and adjusting to changing driver demographics.

Marilyn Surber
Transportation Leader
Tenstreet
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Thomas Wasson
Enterprise Trucking Carrier Expert
FreightWaves
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