2021 CCJ Symposium Videos

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The Journey from Commercial Carrier to Full-Service Transportation Provider
Managing Risk Overview
How to Use Technology to Manage Risk and Improve Efficiency
Finding the Right Gear: Do You Need a New Equipment Spec'ing Plan?
Finding Profitability in Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources
Who Will Fuel the Future?
The California Conundrum
What Do Drivers Want?
The Post-Pandemic Fleet: Changes to Embrace - and Discard
The Future of Pay


The Journey from Commercial Carrier to Full-Service Transportation Provider

Contracted freight is the bread and butter of any carrier operation. But what sets you apart from your competitors? Learn how to explore new opportunities and offer turnkey solutions to your customers as a full-service transportation provider.

Presenters:
•Tim Almack, Partner, Katz, Sapper & Miller
• Jim Ward, President of D.M. Bowman, Inc., and current chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association
• Greg Brown, Chairman/CEO, BR Williams

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Managing Risk Overview

Presenter:
Rob Moseley, Founding Partner, Moseley Marcinak Law Group

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How to Use Technology to Manage Risk and Improve Efficiency

Is your fleet prepared for a future of nuclear verdicts and rising insurance premiums? An expert on transportation risk management will outline today's reality and the future implications carriers need to prepare for.

Presenters:
• Rob Moseley, Founding Partner, Moseley Marcinak Law Group
• Eric Nelson, Vice President of Safety & Recruiting, Smith Transport
• Michael Lasko, Manager of Safety & Quality, Boyle Transportation
• Chris Haney, Director of H.S.S.E. & HR, Payne Trucking

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Finding the Right Gear: Do You Need a New Equipment Spec'ing Plan?

Urbanization trends, rising energy prices, shorter lengths of haul and a push for green energy all create the need for carriers to look at their equipment spec’ing through a new lens. What considerations are most important to future-proof your fleet?

Presenter:
• Mike Roeth, Executive Director, North America Council for Freight Efficiency

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Finding Profitability in Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources

Are electric, fuel-cell or other alternative power trucks ready for the streets and highways in North America? Learn what works, what are the limitations and what are the future prospects for alternative power from early adopters of the technologies.

Presenters:
• Mike Roeth, Executive Director, North America Council for Freight Efficiency
• Darren Epps, Senior Director, Advanced Vehicle Technology, Ryder
• Keith Wilson, President & CEO of Titan Freight Systems, Inc.
• Mike McDonald, Director of Maintenance, Benore Logistics Systems

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Who Will Fuel the Future?

As rapidly as truck makers are working to create viable alternative power options, these vehicles will only be as successful as the infrastructure available to refuel and recharge them on the road. Learn how power companies and travel stop centers are ramping up to provide.

Presenters:
• John Thomas, SVP Alternative Energy, TravelCenters of America
• Cedric Daniels, Electric Transportation Manager, Alabama Power Company
• Rachel Moses, Commercial Business Head, Electrify America

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The California Conundrum

Barring a favorable ruling in The U.S. Supreme Court, California's AB 5 law will be a game-changer for trucking operations using independent contractors in the Golden State. Learn how to navigate the employment waters and limit customer disruption.

Presenters:
• Greg Feary, President/Managing Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary
• Shawn Yadon, CEO, California Trucking Association

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What Do Drivers Want?

A paycheck is just one consideration in what attracts a driver to a particular company and driving job. Learn the factors most important to drivers as they consider your company and tips to help set your fleet apart from the competition.

Presenters:
• Julie Arsenault, Vice President, Marketing, Randall-Reilly

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The Post-Pandemic Fleet: Changes to Embrace - and Discard

The last year caused rapid changes in business operations, from driver communication and training to digitized workflows and remote work for front-office employees. What technologies and business changes are here to stay and what should fleets embrace going forward?

Presenters:
• Matt Duncan, Vice President of Driver Recruiting, Covenant Logistics
• Mauricio Paredes, VP of Business Technology, P&S Transportation

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The Future of Pay

From guaranteed minimums to annual salaries, carriers are coming up with new ways to approach the pay conversion with their drivers beyond the traditional by-the-mile pay model. Hear the latest driver pay statistics based on original National Transportation Institute and CCJ research and discover the plans and packages most desired by today's drivers.

Presenters:
• Rachel Lovell, Vice President of People Operations, Milan Supply Chain Solutions
• Leah Shaver, President & CEO, National Transportation Institute
• Sergey Bort, VP of Marketing & Strategic Business Development, GP Transco