July 14 & 15, 2017

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Lexington, KY

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Workshops

Profit Potential Through Education

Most sessions are now in a open forum format and designed for live Q&A with a panel of experts, giving you the opportunity to ask specific questions and receive answers from industry leaders who are the most qualified to speak on those topics. (Times and topics subject to change).  All seminars are free to attend and do not require advanced registration.

Friday, July 14, 2017

8:00 am

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ABC's of Expedite Driving, Part 1

Heritage 2
Moderators: John Mueller, Transportation Station
Speakers: Tom & Tina Evans, Load 1

If you’re considering a career in expedited trucking, this workshop is for you. Find out how you can take charge of your future and capitalize on lucrative opportunities the industry has to offer. Learn from those who’ll share their personal experiences as expedite drivers to give you real-world insights into what it takes to thrive in this rapidly growing trucking sector.

8:00 am

Finding the best qualified drivers

Elkhorn A
Speakers: Jerry Hayes, National Truckin' magazine

8:00 am

Risks & rewards with hauling DoD freight

Heritage 3
Speakers: Bob & Linda Caffee, Heather & Jason Hutchens

8:00 am

Payroll & how it effects driver retention

Elkhorn B
Speakers: Tony Freeland, JAS Expedited

How to collect the proper information, so your drivers understand how they are paid and have less problems with them leaving.

9:00 am

Insurance is too important to be confusing

Elkhorn A
Speakers: Shelly Benisch, CIS

9:00 am

3 Steps to Buying & Financing your straight truck, tractor & cargo van

Heritage 2
Speakers: John Lalonde, Fyda Freightliner

How do you spec a truck that best suits your expedite operation - and budget? What are the financing options available to you? What are the key factors to consider before making the purchase? This session will walk you through the selection and financing process to help you make the best decision for our business.

10:00 am

Networking sessions

Heritage 2 & 3, Elkhorn A & B

Sit with your peers and discuss topics that will help you to be more successful.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

8:00 am

Apps that help us and other technology

Heritage 3
Speakers: Joey Slaughter, Greg Huggins, Caffee

8:00 am

ABC's of Expedite Driving, Part 2

Heritage 2
Moderators: John Mueller, John Mueller, Transportation Station
Speakers: Tom & Tina Evans, Load 1

If you’re considering a career in expedited trucking, this workshop is for you. Find out how you can take charge of your future and capitalize on lucrative opportunities the industry has to offer. Learn from those who’ll share their personal experiences as expedite drivers to give you real-world insights into what it takes to thrive in this rapidly growing trucking sector.

9:00 am

How to be a successful fleet owner

Elkhorn B
Speakers: A.C. Allen, Allen Expedited Transport LLC., Michael Conaway, Landstar

What does it take to build a fleet today? According to many, it takes wits, an exact eye on costs, and service, service.

9:00 am

Used - vs- new truck purchase

Heritage 3
Speakers: Brandon Creek, Buckeye Western Star

What are the key factors to consider before making the purchase? This session will walk you through the selection pro's and con's of used - vs- new.

9:00 am

7 Guaranteed ways to make more money in expediting

Heritage 2
Speakers: Heather & Jason Hutchens

9:00 am

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How to start your own trucking company

Elkhorn A
Speakers: Reghan Orman, Assoc. General Counsel, Apex Capital Corp.

Understand the government’s requirements to obtain motor carrier operating authority, the steps necessary to ensure your trucking company stays compliant through the New Entrant period, and what you can do to ensure your new trucking company is successful.

1:00 pm

Networking roundtables

Exhibit floor

Sit with your peers and discuss topics that will help you to be more successful.