Nov 12-13, 2018 // Grapevine, TX // Gaylord Texan Resort & Conv Center

exploring the future of freight for 2019 & beyond

Want to learn and get caught up to date with all of the trends attacking freight going into 2019 and beyond, without being bored? MarketWaves18 will electrify you, while providing deep insight into current, near-term and forward-looking trends impacting the freight and logistics market. We’re building on the format of Transparency18, with quick-fire demos of disruptive technologies, top-ranked keynote speakers, and adding a new 25-minute WavesTalk format with thought leadership from some of the top minds in the industry.

For this event, MarketWaves18 focuses on the market and economic outlooks going into 2019 and beyond. As the industry is becoming more digitized, MarketWaves18 will also be showcasing technologies and services that use quantitative data to project and monitor the freight markets.

It’s the perfect venue for pricing, operational, financial, sales and marketing executives, and anyone that is focused on the impact of the freight markets on their business now, and in the future.

live event replays

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Panel Discussion: Investing in Freight Companies From a VC’s Point of View

11/12/18 8:25 am

Jenny Xu
CEO
Carggo
Speaker Bio
Angel Pu
Vice President
Warburg Pincus
Speaker Bio
Nimay Mehta
Partner
Lead Edge Capital
Speaker Bio
Benjamin Pruzan
Analyst
Insight Venture Partners
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat With Christopher Kirchner

11/12/18 8:50 am

Chris Kirchner
CEO & Co-Founder
Slync.io
Speaker Bio
Lisa McGinty
CMO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Rapid-Fire Demos - Block 1

11/12/18 9:00 am

Panel Discussion: From Start-Up to Market Leader

11/12/18 5:00 pm

JT Engstrom
Chief Strategy Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Chris Hines
CEO
Finca Global Holdings
Speaker Bio
Bob Farrell
Chairman and CEO
GlobalTranz
Speaker Bio
Mark Yeager
Redwood Logistics
CEO
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: Understanding the Metrics of the Business

11/13/18 9:25 am

Brian Bowers
Member
FreightWaves Advisory Board
Speaker Bio
Chris Henry
Program Manager, TCA Profitability Program (TPP)
Truckload Carriers Association
Speaker Bio
David Roush
President
KSM Transport Advisors
Speaker Bio
Scott Friesen
Vice President of Strategic Analytics
Echo Global Logistics
Speaker Bio

Panel Discussion: How to Survive Freight Market Volatility

11/13/18 9:55 am

John Kingston
Executive Editor and Oil Market Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Doug Waggoner
Chief Executive Officer
Echo Global Logistics
Speaker Bio
Paul Cusenza
Chairman & CEO
Nodal Exchange and Nodal Clear
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: The Impact of Global Trade on the Freight Markets

11/13/18 11:20 am

JP Hampstead
Director, Passport Research
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Garrett Neil Olson
Head, Digital Operations & Partnerships
AP Moeller – Maersk
Speaker Bio
Philip von Mecklenburg-Blumenthal
Vice President of Sales
Freightos
Speaker Bio
Marc Levinson
Economist, Historian, Author
Author of "The Box"
Speaker Bio

Keynote: Manufacturing Outlook and Risk Management in a Time of Uncertainty: The Case for Developing Supply Chain Risk Management Strategies

11/13/18 1:00 pm

Jason Schenker
Chairman
The Futurist Institute / President, Prestige Economics
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: Enterprise Truckload Carriers Speak Out

11/13/18 1:30 pm

John Larkin
Operating Partner
Clarendon Capital
Speaker Bio
Eric Fuller
President and CEO
US Xpress
Speaker Bio
Don Daseke
CEO & Chairman
Daseke, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Shaleen Devgun
EVP & Chief Information Officer
Schneider
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: The Impact of Technology on the Freight Markets, Presented by Spireon

11/13/18 1:55 pm

Eric Rempel
Chief Innovation Officer
Redwood
Speaker Bio
Shoaib Makani
CEO and Co-Founder
KeepTruckin
Speaker Bio
David Dolan
Managing Director
DC Advisory US
Speaker Bio
Brad Hollister
CEO
SwanLeap
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: The Future of Freight Brokerage Is Digital - Companies That Are Shaking It Up

11/13/18 2:25 pm

Fergus Caldicott
COO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Nick Gowen, Sr.
Senior Vice President of Transportation
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Jeff Tucker
CEO
Tucker Company Worldwide
Speaker Bio
Grant Goodale
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Convoy
Speaker Bio

Keynote – Consumer Demand Is Changing: How consumer macro trends are changing how the freight markets work (Retail and E-Commerce)

11/13/18 2:55 pm

Jon Birger
Economist and Author
DATE-ONOMICS: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: The Future of Warehousing & Final Mile Delivery, Presented by Prologis

11/13/18 3:55 pm

George Abernathy
President
Emerge
Speaker Bio
Kristi Montgomery
VP of Innovation, Research & Development
Kenco Logistics Services
Speaker Bio
Will O'Donnell
Managing Partner
Prologis Ventures
Speaker Bio
Eric Berdinis
Senior Product Manager
Uber Freight
Speaker Bio

WavesTalk: The Changing Automobile Market and How It Impacts Freight

11/13/18 4:20 pm

Jenny Xu
CEO
Carggo
Speaker Bio
Chris Stallman
Partner
Fontinalis Partners, LLC
Speaker Bio
Alden Woodrow
Co-Founder and CEO
Ike
Speaker Bio

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