NASSTRAC 2011 Logistics Conference slated for April in Orlando

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NASSTRAC announced its annual logistics conference and expo is slated for April 17-20 at the Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Fla. The event is tailored for transportation, logistics or supply chain management professionals who want to learn and network with leading experts in the industry. NASSTRAC provides education, advocacy, connections and solutions for professionals involved in all areas of transportation, ranging from full truckload and less-than-truckload to containerization and global logistics.

Attendees will gain insight and information to remain competitive and successful through various panel discussions and presentations. Top motor carrier executives, such as Werner Enterprises COO Derek Leather, Old Dominion Freight Line President & CEO David Congdon, FedEx Freight President & CEO Bill Logue, and Arkansas Best President & CEO Judy McReynolds will give shippers need-to-know information about capacity and market shifts. OHL Executive Chairman Scott McWilliams, CEVA Logistics CEO Jerry Riordan, and MIQ President & CEO John Carr will explain how 3PLs bring new value in the marketplace.

Other topics include regulation and legislation changes, such hours of service, Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 and clean truck programs, and how the marketplace and operations will be impacted, as well as up-to-date information on the economy’s impact on operations, service levels and capacity. The conference also features an expo of service providers where transportation and supply chain decision-makers can find viable solutions.

“The NASSTRAC annual conference is an excellent venue to expand one’s professional network, something that’s absolutely essential in this tough economic marketplace,” says NASSTRAC President Joe Estrella, director of transportation & logistics network at CVS/Caremark. “What can one expect from this three-day conference? You’ll be in good company with nearly 400 other transportation and logistics professionals discussing creative ways to efficiently and cost-effectively manage their supply chains.”

Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are also available. For conference details, call NASSTRAC at 952-442-8850, ext. 208 or go to