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News

First annual Truckload Live Summit will arm carriers with knowledge needed to succeed in today’s market


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The transportation industry is in a constant state of flux, experiencing market changes influenced by everything from macroeconomic conditions to hurricane season. Understanding data, learning to benchmark and knowing how to take advantage of any market can help carriers stay profitable during downswings. TCA Profitability Program’s first annual Truckload Live Summit is designed to help carriers do just that.

The summit, sponsored by Lean Staffing, include eight sessions designed to help carriers run their businesses for maximum profitability. The sessions have been crafted to meet the needs of TPP members and non-members alike, so no previous engagement with the program is necessary to attend. 

“The Truckload Live Summit will be the first of many annual events, designed to prepare forward-thinking carriers for the year (and years) to come,” TCA inGauge Program Manager Chris Henry said. “Truckload Live will provide a unique opportunity for both TPP members and non-members to network and collaborate, with a goal of improving bottom-line results, and lowering carrier risk profiles”

Sessions will include: 

Market Conditions & the State of Trucking by TCA inGauge Program Manager Chris Henry and TPP Managing Director Jack Porter

Managing by the Numbers by TCA inGauge Program Manager Chris Henry

Operations Review by TPP Managing Director Jack Porter

Keep Your Driving Force by TPP Consultant Shepard Dunn

Lean Staffing Solutions by Lean Staffing Solutions CEO Robert Cadena, Lean Tech CEO David Bell and Lean Tech COO/CTO Alfonso Quijano

Prioritizing “Right-Sizing” in a Challenging Market by TPP Consultant Shepard Dunn

Taking Control of Your Data and Processes – Back Office Automation by TCA inGauge Program Manager Chris Henry

How to Benchmark & Best Utilize Data Analysts and Data Engineers 

The Truckload Live Summit will be held at FreightWaves’ Chattanooga headquarters on Thursday, Dec. 5. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and a networking reception is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Registration is free for TPP Best Practice Group participants and inGauge users. TCA members can gain admission at the reduced price of $499. Registration costs $599 for non-members. Click here to register or find hotel information.

Stick with Truckload Indexes for a more in-depth look into the presenters and sessions as the event approaches.

Ashley Coker, Associate Editor

Ashley is interested in everything that moves, especially trucks and planes. She covers air cargo, trucking and sponsored content. She studied journalism at Middle Tennessee State University and worked as an editor and reporter at two daily newspapers before joining FreightWaves. Ashley spends her free time at the dog park with her beagle, Ruth, or scouring the internet for last minute flight deals.

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