Sunday, June 5

2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

General Session

CEO PANEL - SAFETY AS A RETENTION TOOL

In the midst of the ongoing driver shortage, driver retention has become everyone’s responsibility – even the safety department. Truckload CEOs will sound off on the best strategies for determining which drivers to retain, how to keep drivers engaged, and ensuring new drivers have a realistic understanding of the industry.

John Elliott
CEO
Load One, LLC

Brent Nussbaum
CEO
Nussbaum Transportation Services, Inc.

Jim Ward
President
Truckload Carriers Association

Rob Penner
President & CEO
Bison Transport

3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

General Session

Managing Expectations in the Midst of Litigation

Litigation is a growing concern for safety professionals. Our panel of experts will share the realistic expectations you should have of your attorneys and how to best prepare for what comes next after an accident.

Libby Block
Director of Claims
Roehl Transport

Mehdi Arradizadeh
VP of Safety & Risk Management
Anderson Trucking Service, Inc.

Rob Moseley
Attorney,
Chair Transportation Group

Moseley Marcinak Law Group LLP

Monday, June 6

8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

General Session

REGULATORY UPDATE

TCA’s Dave Heller will provide expert insight into the always-important, but ever-changing modern regulatory landscape. As rulemaking authority increasingly rests with regulatory agencies, this informational update is more valuable than ever. Don’t miss hearing him cover what is most affecting the truckload community now, and how TCA is at the forefront of making truckload voices heard on Capitol Hill.

Dave Heller
VP of Government Affairs
Truckload Carriers Association

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

& 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Workshop

Cargo Security from the Enforcement Perspective

Cargo theft has seen drastic changes over the past couple of years and in particular through 2020 and 21.  Full Truck Load theft and Pilferage have seen some significant spikes and concentrations and can highlight supply chain concerns.  Impacts range from concerns around the FSMA regulations and broken seals to availability and shortages.  Thieves have shifted their methods and targets putting companies on their heels.  We will discuss those changes and issues

Scott Cornell
National Practice Lead - Transportation
Travelers

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

& 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Workshop

Data Preservation as a Legal Tool

Will your data help or hurt you after an accident? How should you craft data retention policies, and what are the best practices for adhering to the policies you put into place? Hear an insider legal perspective on the use and preservation of data when in court.

Carlos Rincon
Founding Shareholder
Rincon Law Group, P.C.

Angie Leathers
Director of Risk Management
Averitt Express

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Workshop

New Opportunities for Onboarding Today

With the plethora of new training options available today, this workshop session will help you understand what to prioritize when onboarding drivers and how to balance onsite versus online learning.

Laura Duryea
Manager of Recruiting & Retention
Boyle Transportation

Dirk Kupar
President & CEO
TruckRight

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Workshop

Deep Dive on DataQs

Ashley Distribution Services' Scott Manthey will provide attendees with best practices and key insights on the DataQ process. He’ll also give advice on how to have successful determinations on crash preventability submissions.

Scott Manthey
Vice President of Safety & Training
Ashley Distribution Services, LTD.

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Workshop

Predictive Analytics from a Carrier Perspective

How can carriers use their safety data to gain insights and determine future outcomes? Data scientist Chris Orban will explain why you should be utilizing predictive analytics if you aren’t already.

Chris Orban
VP, Data Science
Trimble

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Workshop

Alternatives to Termination

Due to the tight labor supply, carriers today may consider keeping drivers with previous poor safety performance. Attendees at this session will hear how to retrain drivers who have accidents and view accidents as an opportunity for growth.

Melanie Evans
Director of Safety Services
Landstar Transportation Logistics

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

General Session

emerge: Staying Positive in Safety

The challenges we face in life will test our courage and willingness to change. As individuals, it is not the mountains we must conquer, but ourselves. While we continue to face many unknowns, it is crucial we develop the right mindset to persist and emerge strong-minded from challenging times. EMERGE is a timely and eye-opening message that centers on how to navigate on a course that we never planned, into a future we never imagined.

 

During this general session, Hall of Fame Speaker, Steve Gilliland will address the key points of feeling gratitude when facing a challenge, becoming better, stronger and more confident in the presence of obstacles, along with focusing on your “Why!” during those stressful moments. 

Steve Gilliland
Hall of Fame Speaker

Tuesday, June 7

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Workshop

New Opportunities for Onboarding Today

With the plethora of new training options available today, this workshop session will help you understand what to prioritize when onboarding drivers and how to balance onsite versus online learning.

Laura Duryea
Manager of Recruiting & Retention
Boyle Transportation

Dirk Kupar
President & CEO
TruckRight

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Workshop

Deep Dive on DataQs

Ashley Distribution Services' Scott Manthey will provide attendees with best practices and key insights on the DataQ process. He’ll also give advice on how to have successful determinations on crash preventability submissions.

Scott Manthey
Vice President of Safety & Training
Ashley Distribution Services, LTD.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Workshop

Predictive Analytics from a Carrier Perspective

How can carriers use their safety data to gain insights and determine future outcomes? Data scientist Chris Orban will explain why you should be utilizing predictive analytics if you aren’t already.

Chris Orban
VP, Data Science
Trimble

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Workshop

Alternatives to Termination

Due to the tight labor supply, carriers today may consider keeping drivers with previous poor safety performance. Attendees at this session will hear how to retrain drivers who have accidents and view accidents as an opportunity for growth.

Melanie Evans
Director of Safety Services
Landstar Transportation Logistics

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

General Session

Top Ten Data Points and Why

Your trucks and the devices on them are generating more data than ever before. Our panel of safety professionals will share the top data points they use for safety analysis and how this leads to positive change and buy-in from drivers.

Nathaniel Leis
Director of Safety 
Anderson Truck Service, Inc.

Jeremy Stickling
Chief Administrative Officer
Nussbaum Transportation Services, Inc.

Sarah Cates
Director of Safety 
Keller Logistics

Jeff McKinney
Vice President of Safety 
Jetco Delivery