AmeriQuest plans annual Transportation Industry Symposium Feb. 25-26

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AmeriQuest Transportation Services, a provider of fleet management services, brings together top-ranking executives representing the private fleet, truckload carrier, truck rental/leasing and transportation supply chain sectors of the transportation industry at its annual Transportation Industry Symposium Feb. 25-26 at The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Fla.

Bill Graves, American Trucking Associations president and chief executive officer, will serve as lead speaker. “Each year, we receive tremendous feedback from our attendees about the value of attending our Symposium,” says Douglas Clark, president and CEO of AmeriQuest, based in Cherry Hill, N.J. “By coming together at one time, in one place, they discover the best ways to nurture and capitalize on innovation in the industry.”

This year’s Symposium includes two interactive panels that provide current opinions on issues important to the attendees:

  • Capital and Credit Markets Panel: Moderated by Neal Weeks, vice president of financial services at AmeriQuest, the panel includes representatives from banks and capital markets. They include Tom Toton, senior vice president, finance and treasury, Cardinal Logistics Inc., and Richard Doherty, executive vice president, PNC Equipment Finance; and
  • Industry panel: Moderated by Terry Young, president, Volvo and GMC Truck Center of Carolina, it includes leaders from the supply, leasing, truckload carrier and private fleet arenas.

    Speakers in addition to Graves include:

  • Dan North, chief economist, Euler Hermes ACI, who will provide insight into the state of the current economy and what it means to businesses in 2010 and beyond;
  • Tom Hutchinson, president, Mid American Group, who will address healthcare reform and its impact on business; and
  • Thomas Tray, an executive with Aon Trucking Practice, who will cover risk management within the trucking industry.

    A detailed agenda, including contact information, is available at www.ameriquestcorp.com/Symposium/Default.aspx.

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