Register for Virtual EDGE 2020 to Access NASSTRAC’s Track!
It’s not too late to register for Virtual EDGE 2020. You don’t want to miss the amazing line up of speakers and over 100 sessions of educational content. New this year because of the virtual format, you will have access to ALL session for 90 days after the conference. You do not have to choose which session to attend…you can have them all!
I encourage you to register and tune in to the NASSTRAC Track. This year’s track is focusing exclusively on the transportation professional. The tracks include:
Monday, September 21
10:30 a.m. A Look Down the Road – Carrier CEO’s Speak
This session has been the highest attended and rated session at conference for the past three years. Join me along with Derek Leathers, Chairman & CEO of Werner Enterprises, Eric Fuller, CEO of U S Xpress, and Greg Ritter CCO of XPO Logistics as we talk about how they faced the challenges of 2020 and what they see into the future of the motor carrier industry and how shippers can help.
2:00 p.m. Washington Update – What Shippers Need to Know
Shippers and transportation providers being consumed by recent events haven’t had time to consider the impacts of regulatory and legislative events concerning containerized trade, USMCA, freight infrastructure, and other regulations. This panel will look beyond the rhetoric and discuss the potential challenges and what the new normal may look like. And, more importantly, how this impacts your transportation network. Join panelists Karyn Booth, NASSTRAC General Counsel, Chris Burroughs, VP of Government Affairs at TIA and Bill Sullivan, VP of Government Affairs at ATA as they share their insights.
3:30 p.m. Breaking Down the Silos – Lessons Learned
Even if you missed this impactful webinar series, here’s your chance to hear from a few of the panelists who participated as they share the lessons learned while working to break down the silos within their own companies. Mitch MacDonald from Agile Media will moderate this panel of industry professionals including: John Janson, Sr. Director of Supply Chain for SanMar, Laura Eory, Sr. Manager of Transportation for GAF Corp., Bob Silverman VP of Business Development at JLL, and Gregg Sayers, VP Supply Chain for Stein Mart.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
2:00 p.m. How to Get a Seat at the Table
The value of your experience and expertise is directly tied to your ability to influence your C-Suite executives as they make decisions impacting the transportation and supply chain areas. This session features lessons learned from three senior executives who have earned their seat at the table. The panelists will provide tips you can apply immediately to expand your influence and significantly impact your company’s supply chain success. At the end of the session, you will receive a link for register for a free workshop with the panelists to help you develop your own strategy to claim your seat at the table. Mike Regan of TranzAct Technologies will be moderating this session. Panelists include: Matt Ehlinger, VP Transportation, NCH Corp., Laura Eory, Sr. Manager Transportation, GAF Corp. and John Janson, Sr. Director of Supply Chain at SanMar.
And last but not least, on Wednesday morning you won’t want to miss Blue & Red Implications on Supply Chains. Bob Voltmann former CEO of TIA will be interviewing Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee as he outlines his new Infrastructure Bill and how his committee is leading the charge to get adequate funding for this ambitious undertaking. They will also discuss the current climate in Washington and other topics affecting supply chains.
If you are a NASSTRAC member, you already received your promo code to register for EDGE 2020 at the member rate. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you missed the email.
See you at Virtual EDGE 2020!
Gail Rutkowski, Executive Director