Agenda

QUICK VIEW

  1. 27 April
    8:30 AM - 10 AM
    Transportation Industry Update

    10:30 AM - 12 PM
    International - The "Trade Wars"

    10:30 AM - 12 PM
    New Dimensions

    12 PM - 1:30 PM
    Luncheon Guest Speaker

    1:30 PM - 3 PM
    Law Of the Land, Law of the Jungle

    3:30 PM - 5 PM
    Transportation Service Providers - Selection and Compliance

    3:30 PM - 5 PM
    E-Commerce and the "Final Mile"

  2. 28 April
    8:30 AM - 10 AM
    Transportation Security

    10:30 AM - 12 PM
    To Broker or Not To Broker

    10:30 AM - 12 PM
    Transportation of Food Related Products

    12 PM - 1:30 PM
    Luncheon / Guest Speaker

    1:30 PM - 3 PM
    Transportation Attorney Panel

    3:30 PM - 5 PM
    Transportation Insurance

    3:30 PM - 5 PM
    Meet the Experts

  3. 29 April
    8:30 AM - 10 AM
    Loss Prevention and Mitigation of Damage

    7:30 AM - 12 PM
    Freight Claims - Questions & Answers



TUESDAY, APRIL 28th, 2020

8:30 AM
10 AM

GENERAL SESSION 3: TRANSPORTATION SECURITY

MODERATOR
Vice President, Operation, Intelligent Logistics, LLC
BRANDON ARNOLD

PANELISTS
Vice President, Healthcare Distribution Alliance
CHUCK FORSAITH

Senior Vice President-Supply Chain, National Retail Systems
JOHN C. TABOR


Theft and hijackings continue to plague the transportation industry with millions of dollars in losses every year. What are federal, state and local law enforcement agencies doing to combat these problems, and what other help is available for shippers and carriers?
10:30 AM
12 PM

WORKSHOP 5: TO BROKER OR NOT TO BROKER

MODERATOR
JD, Primus Law Office, P.A.
BRENT WM. PRIMUS

PANELISTS
Vice President of Government Affairs, Transportation Intermediaries Association
CHRIS BURROUGHS

CSCO Monin Americas
JJ JONES

CEO/President, Transportation Group, RLS Logistics
RUSSEL LEO

Managing Partner, Plains Dedicated
JOHN MILLER

Regional Vice President, NFI Industries
AARON SCHMIDT


Customers have many choices when deciding how to move their freight with driver shortages and consolidating freight options to maximize their freight moves, and minimize expenses. Brokers offer different options. What are some of the pros and cons for using Broker over going to the carriers directly?
10:30 AM
12 PM

WORKSHOP 6: TRANSPORTATION OF FOOD RELATED PRODUCTS

MODERATOR
Group Manager Transportation, Nestle Purina PetCare
JEFFREY L. MEYER

PANELISTS
Director, Logistics Operations, United States Cold Storage
MICHAEL CARLISLE

Cargo Claims Coordinator, FedEx Logistics
DEENA WALECHKA


Recent laws and regulations have recognized that transportation of food and food-related products intended for human consumption require special handling and procedures to protect consumers. Panelists will discuss what shippers, carriers and receivers are doing to ensure that their practices and procedures are in compliance with these requirements. Also covered will be some of the common issues involving transportation of food shipments such as temperature abuse, broken seals, break in the chain of custody, possibility of adulteration or contamination, damage to packaging, salvage, and will suggest “best practices” to avoid typical problems.
12 PM
1:30 PM

LUNCHEON / GUEST SPEAKER

Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Port Tampa Bay
RAUL ALFONSO
1:30 PM
3 PM

GENERAL SESSION 4: TRANSPORTATION ATTORNEY PANEL
MODERATOR
Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC
GEORGE CARL PEZOLD

PANELISTS
Esq., Foster Pepper, PLLC
STEVE W. BLOCK

Esq., Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, LLP
MARK S. BLUBAUGH

Esq., Maloof & Browne, LLC
DAVID T. MALOOF


Leading transportation attorneys will address current court decisions and legislation impacting shippers, carriers and intermediaries – loss and damage claims, freight charge disputes, multimodal issues, liability for highway accidents and other current issues.
3:30 PM
5 PM

WORKSHOP 7: TRANSPORTATION INSURANCE
MODERATOR
Esq., Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
MARTHA J. PAYNE

PANELISTS
Finance Analyst - Risk | Treasury, GEODIS
JUSTIN BAHORIK, SR.

Executive Vice President, CIC, CRM, Avalon Risk Management
MICHAEL BROWN

NUO Inland-Transportation, Travelers Insurance
SCOTT CAMPBELL


Shippers, carriers and brokers all have different risks and exposure to potential liability, whether it is cargo loss or damage, claims involving personal injury, or other catastrophic events. Panelists will discuss the risks, the types of insurance products that are available, and what they cover and what they don’t – as well as what you should require in your transportation contracts.
3:30 PM
5 PM

WORKSHOP 8: MEET THE EXPERTS
COORDINATOR
CCP, Loss Prevention & Carrier Compliance Manager, Blakeman Transportation, Inc.
NADIA MARTIN


Would you like help with a problem or have questions that need answers? Then this session is perfect. A Pre-Scheduled one-on-one meeting with top transportation professionals will give you an opportunity to ask specific questions or get guidance with a problem. Each meeting will be 10-15 minutes of uninterrupted time with a presenter or panelist of your choice. Sign up at the registration table for your own personal consultation.