NORTH AMERICAN
LOGISTICS TECH
SUMMIT

JUNE 30, 2021 // VIRTUAL EVENT

As the supply chain undergoes a digital transformation, how is your organization staying on top of the latest trends and technology? Join us as we showcase innovative technologies and services that are improving speed, efficiency, safety and communication in the supply chain. We’ll explore how technology is tackling the biggest challenges facing the industry and current, near-term and forward-looking trends that are shaping the freight and logistics markets.

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Welcome

6/30/21 9:00 am

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Tim Dooner
FreightCaster
FreightWaves
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Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
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Keynote: How hot is the FreightTech market in 2021?

6/30/21 9:05 am

The term bullwhip effect has hit the mainstream over the past year. Technology can minimize the waves that disruptions create throughout the supply chain. Santosh Sankar from Dynamo Ventures discusses the process of how supply chians will change with the introduction of new technologies.

Santosh Sankar
Founding Partner
Dynamo Ventures
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Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Is the one-screen solution around the corner or down the road a ways?

6/30/21 9:35 am

The goal of a one-screen solution for all data inegrations has been a goal of the logistics world for year. Charles Craigmile and George Abernathy take a look at where we are now in this process and the steps logistics companies still need to take to all the decision making intelligence on one computer screen.

George Abernathy
President
FreightWaves
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Charles Craigmile
CEO
Revenova
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Fireside Chat: A look at the future of in-cab technologies

6/30/21 9:55 am

Schneider National’s executive vice president and CIO discusses the in-cab techbologies the company uses to create a safer, less intrusive driving experience for its employees. Devgun also describes how Schneider uses the data from these devices to optimize its capacity and bring better service to its customers.

Shaleen Devgun
EVP & Chief Information Officer
Schneider
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Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: A look into the technology of the small and medium sized shipper market

6/30/21 10:10 am

The entry point for 3PLs selling into the small and medium sized shipper (SMB) market is providing the technology this customer segment is missing. Joel Crum and Kevin Hill define this market and the tech solutions needed to capture market share.

Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
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Joel Clum
COO
Worldwide Express
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Fireside Chat: Exploring the future of FreightTech

6/30/21 10:30 am

The most attractive FreightTech opportunities are constantly changing. New products and companies are popping up each day. Join Kenra Phillips and George Abernathy as they discuss where investment dollars are likely to land in the near future.

George Abernathy
President
FreightWaves
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Kendra Phillips
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President New Products, SCS & DTS
Ryder System, Inc.
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Tech in Action: Need for high-fidelity, real-time data: urbanization and network design

6/30/21 10:55 am

Supply chains have faced visibility challenges for years. While this problem is not new, increasing customer expectations have irrevocably changed the transportation and logistics industry. Shippers, 3PLs, and carriers can no longer get by on manual and legacy visibility methods. Instead, access to high-fidelity transportation visibility data is imperative to a well-run supply chain.

Christian Piller
VP, Value Engineering
project44
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Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Logistics transforming from a service to a product

6/30/21 11:05 am

Logistics is a service based businesss, but many 3PLs are now designing and offering products for customers. How can logistics thrive by thinking about becoming tech companies as well as service based logistics companies.

Mike Reed
Chief Product Officer
Redwood
Speaker Bio
Vernon O’Donnell
Chief Product Officer
project44
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FreightWaves improves Supply Chain Intelligence with new summary views

6/30/21 11:25 am

Travis Rhyan and Zach Strickland demo the new summary and opportunity views in SONAR SCI. These two new pages give a summarized insight and target subscribers' most actionable portions of their transportation spend to reduce risk and cost.

Zach Strickland
Market Analyst
FreightWaves
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Travis Rhyan
Chief Product Officer
FreightWaves
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Gatheround Networking Session presented by Loadsure

6/30/21 11:40 am

WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

6/30/21 12:10 pm

Tim Dooner
FreightCaster
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Vernon O’Donnell
Chief Product Officer
project44
Speaker Bio
Patrik Berglund
CEO & Co-Founder
Xeneta
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: The future of your average warehouse

6/30/21 12:45 pm

Kristi Montgomery, Vice President, Innovation, Research & Development at Kenco Group, joined Sr. Retail Analyst Andrew Cox to discuss warehouse technologies and their impact on warehouse labor. Kristi has spent more than 30 years at Kenco and now leads the Kenco Innovation Lab, a dedicated team of specialists who identify, research, and prototype creative ideas with the potential to impact the supply chain. The two discuss how warehouse technology aims to improve the lives of warehouse workers, while making them more productive and opening the roles up to a wider range of candidates.

Andrew Cox
Market Research Analyst
FreightWaves
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Kristi Montgomery
VP of Innovation, Research & Development
Kenco Logistics Services
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Fireside Chat: Being a product-driven logistics provider

6/30/21 1:10 pm

Ziad Ismail, chief product officer at Convoy, talks to JP Hampstead about building a large product team at a digital freight brokerage, the products he's most proud of, his view of the state of technology talent in transportation and logistics, and large-scale transformations that the industry faces in the near future.

Ziad Ismail
Chief Product Officer
Convoy
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JP Hampstead
Director, Passport Research
FreightWaves
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Tech in Action: Driving Digital Transformation in T&L

6/30/21 1:30 pm

Join Salesforce and Wave6 as they discuss how to create resilient operations that deliver real-time customer service; tools that allow agents to work from anywhere; and a secure platform that supports easy integration for emerging technology (bots, IoT, Blockchain, AI) with a fast time to market!

Bob Hitt
North American Lead, Transportation & Logistics Industry
Salesforce
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Molly Redenbaugh
Experience Practice Lead
Wave6
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Fireside Chat: How technology is driving Net-Zero Carbon goals

6/30/21 1:45 pm

Danny Gomez talks with Matt McLelland about his new role at Covenant and how it is indicative of the company culture and a change in the industry. They will discuss the role of technology in sustainability and the collaboration needed to achieve net neutrality.

Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
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Matt McLelland
VP of Sustainability and Innovation
Covenant Transportation
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Fireside Chat: Technology for Everyone — the approach of small and midsized brokers in a tech-first future

6/30/21 2:05 pm

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For this fireside chat, Ryan Schreiber (director of engagement at CarrierDirect) is joined by Mustafa Azizi (CEO of Zuum) transportation to chat about the approaches they see toward technology for small and midsized brokers, and how to best position themselves for the industry’s future.

Mustafa Azizi
Co-Founder and CEO
ZUUM
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Ryan Schreiber
Director of Engagement
CarrierDirect
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Fireside Chat: Technology for small and medium sized shippers

6/30/21 2:30 pm

Chris Scheid, Co-founder and COO at MyCarrier, joined FreightWaves Sr. Retail Analyst Andrew Cox to discuss how his company aims to bring a parcel-like experience through technology to the LTL industry. MyCarrier has built a freemium model TMS with a very clever distribution model that leverages established relationships between carriers and shippers to connect the two directly. Andrew and Chris discuss the importance of having a single record of truth for auditing and billing, as well as how this free TMS model can level the playing field for small shippers who up until recently, were priced out of the market for quality software products.

Andrew Cox
Market Research Analyst
FreightWaves
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Chris Scheid
Co-Founder and COO
MyCarrierTMS
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At Your Doorstep: Robots and the future of warehousing

6/30/21 2:45 pm

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Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics, joins Kaylee Nix on this episode of At Your Doorstep to talk about how Locus is working to make warehouse practices more efficient and safer with robotic technologies while preserving the existing workforce and workplace culture.

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
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Rick Faulk
CEO
Locus Robotics
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Closing Remarks

6/30/21 3:00 pm

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Tim Dooner
FreightCaster
FreightWaves
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Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
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