Join us June 21-22, 2023, at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio to learn first-hand how companies are digitally transforming the management of their supply chains. The greatest minds in the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries will share insights, predict future trends and showcase emerging technology the FreightWaves way–with engaging discussions, rapid-fire demos, interactive sponsor kiosks and more–it’s an event you don’t want to miss!
Your ticket includes
Engage in sessions over two full days featuring more than 70 freight industry experts.
Connect with industry peers, mingle with supply chain leaders, and grow your network.
Exclusive Party & Happy Hour
Enjoy drinks at the PayCargo Happy Hour followed the highly anticipated J.B. Hunt 360º Party.
Rapid-Fire Demos & Sponsor Kiosks
See companies demo and race against the clock, then drop by their booths in the exhibit hall.
A discussion with geopolitical forecaster and strategist George Friedman is hosted by FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller. Friedman founded Stratfor, a private intelligence firm, in 1996, and Geopolitical Futures in 2015.
While many companies are chasing rates to the bottom and capitalizing on the loose market, others are fortifying based on the upcoming surge. The choice by companies to manage their networks with either transactional or long term relationships, continues to be one of the most dynamic strategic decisions affecting the 3 core pillars of Service, Cost and CO2. Join L’Oreal Director of Transportation Services Andrew Banfield and FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller as they discuss the decision to manage business uniquely to position their products quite differently for their customers.
Fireside Chat: How Tech and Operations Can Best Collaborate
Join Zach Jecklin, Chief Information Officer at Echo Global Logistics, and Jay Gustafson, EVP of Brokerage Operations at Echo, as they discuss how Echo is effectively leveraging data science to power the organization’s digital transformation, improve customer service, and strengthen partnerships with Echo’s clients and carrier partners.
The world appears to lurch from economic crisis, one after another, with a side tension that we’re running out of key materials for prosperity to continue. Marian Tupy is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and the founder and editor of Human Progress. Tupy has been the counter voice to that perspective, long arguing through his writings and other work a philosophy best expressed in the subtitle of his book Superabundance: “The story of population growth, innovation and human flourishing on an infinitely bountiful planet.”
Coca-Cola's Group Director of Transportation Strategy Rob Haddock will share insights about advancing technologies and the importance of building a talented team to create a resilient organization through the pandemic and beyond.
Supply chain technology venture capitalist firm Venture 53's Pat Martin talks about emerging trends in freight tech, what metrics matter most to investors now, and what founders need to know about the capital market environment.
In the past five years, leading transportation providers have invested in technology to break down silos and connect with their customers and partners. FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller hosts a conversation with Peter Rentschler, CEO of supply chain-focused management consultancy Metafora, about the value of modern integrations and connectivity in transportation and logistics.
Delve into the realm of global logistics with Charles Odom of Halliburton, who leads one of the world's most complex and diverse supply chains. Discover how they are harnessing the power of data analytics and AI technologies to revolutionize operations, enhance efficiency, and drive innovation in this rapidly evolving industry. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the future of global logistics with a true industry visionary.
Fireside Chat: The Supply Chain Deal Environment 2023: What to Expect?
In 2022, we saw a record level of M&A and investment activity in the supply chain arena. In 2023, we are seeing fewer transactions and lower valuations. That said, winning companies are still getting deals done. What can we expect, and what should buyers, sellers and founders be looking for? Hear from Cambridge Capital founder Benjamin Gordon.
Steven Moore, vice president at transportation-focused private equity firm Clarendon Capital, explains supply and demand in the market for transportation companies: who’s selling, who’s buying, and what valuation trends look like in a conversation with FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller.
How fast do freight markets flip, and how can you see it coming? Project44’s Chief Industry Officer Bart de Muynck and FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller talk about the importance of real-time data and how leading supply chain organizations have become responsive and resilient.
Roundtable: California's Advanced Clean Fleet Rule: The New Era Dawns in '24
The California Advanced Clean Fleet Rule is likely to have an impact far beyond the borders of that state. With the Golden State’s economic heft and with other states vowing to follow California’s lead, what happens in California’s fleets may set a path for the entire country. In this discussion, FreightWaves editor at large John Kingston will talk with his panelist about the short and long-term impacts of this sweeping rule.
Join hundreds of industry leaders and executives to focus on what's next in the global supply chain. The two day agenda is packed with insightful sessions with topics including: reshoring, markets, geopolitics, economic disruptions, end-to-end visibility, warehousing, artificial intelligence, automation, trade, and more!
Join thousands of industry peers and senior level executives focused on what's next in the global supply chain, spanning from technology to geopolitics to economic disruptions.
Supply chain leaders come together with leading technologists and geopolitical thinkers to compare notes, debate ideas, demonstrate solutions, and lead the industry forward.
12 FWTV Shows
Catch all of your favorite FreightWaves TV shows live including FW NOW, Freightonomics, WHAT THE TRUCK?!?, #withSONAR and more.
40+ Rapid-Fire Demos
Hear from FreightTech startups and incumbents as they battle against the 7-minute clock to win coveted Best in Show recognition.
a 7-minute showdown
Do you have what it takes to present your product in record time? Our Rapid-Fire Demos showcase the latest industry advancements and technology by ensuring the most important details are covered as participants work against the clock. You will have seven minutes to introduce the audience to your company and product. Once your time is up, the lights go out and the audio is cut—no exceptions! Compete against industry peers for coveted Best In Show recognition. Think you have what it takes to beat the clock? Sign up to demo today!
Are you eager to share your company’s innovations, but aren’t quite ready for the big stage? Innovation Alley provides an opportunity for companies to present and record their 7-minute demo, ending with a professionally edited video that can be used for marketing. We’ll also feature your demo on FreightWaves TV, giving you the exposure to take your tech to the next level.
At the Future of Supply Chain, J. B. Hunt and FreightWaves will rock Cleveland with an epic party at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in downtown Cleveland. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the museum, network, enjoy a live concert, dancing, food and custom drinks all at this national landmark facility. It’s a party you don't want to miss! Join us and let’s show Cleveland how freight rocks!
partner with us
Showcase your brand and offerings to the top FreightTech and forward thinking minds in the supply chain industry. Our sponsorship packages give you resources to improve your visibility and ROI leading up to and at the event. What are you waiting for? Speak to our team today to learn how you can get involved!