June 27, 2019 // 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM // San Francisco, CA
Join FreightWaves President George Abernathy and other forward thinkers in transportation in San Francisco!
Trucking Freight Futures are here. Are you ready for them? FreightWaves, in conjunction with DAT, Nodal Exchange and Nodal Clear, has created the first-ever Trucking Freight Futures contracts that launched earlier this year. We’re hitting the road to give you a chance to learn more about how this new market opportunity can help you de-risk and protect against freight spot market volatility.
What To Expect: We’ll arm you with the knowledge you need in order to take full advantage of Trucking Freight Futures. Attendees will have a unique chance to learn about the size and opportunity of the Trucking Freight Futures market, how to minimize risk and use hedging to your advantage, and how to access Trucking Freight Futures. The Futures team will also provide relevant use case examples to provide a deeper understanding and practical application of Trucking Freight Futures for your business.
Where and When: Thursday, June 27 from from 4:00 – 6:30pm. The event is being hosted by Prologis at Pier 1, Bay 1 at the Embarcadaro in beautiful San Francisco.
Who’s Presenting: George Abernathy, President of FreightWaves. George is the former President of Transplace, a leading provider of non-asset based third-party logistics and truck brokerage services. He also held the COO role and was a key contributor in the company’s sale to Greenbriar Equity Partners in 2013. George has more than 30 years of supply chain and transportation industry leadership experience with carrier, broker and technology companies. Previously, he held senior management positions at J.B. Hunt, Logistics.com, Sabre, Transflo and North American Van Lines.
The Details: The event will be a 60 minute presentation format with interactive Q & A. An on-site cocktail networking reception will immediately follow the presentation to allow for additional engagement with both freight market and futures industry experts. Space is limited so reserve your spot today!
For more information about becoming a Trucking Freight Futures trading participant on the Nodal Exchange, click HERE.