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trucking management conference

"Prepare. Protect. Prosper."

 

 

MTA Members: $299

Non-Members: $599

APRIL 20, 2023

Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 County Rd F E, Vadnais Heights, MN 55127

Sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact Meredith@mntruck.org

SCHEDULE

7:00 am                     Sponsor setup

                                     

8:00 – 9:00 am         Registration , hot breakfast and networking

 

8:00 – 9:00 am         NEXTLEADER breakfast (conference room)

9:00 – 9:10 am         Welcome- John Hausladen, MTA & Mark Cossack, Timberland Transportation, TMC Chair                                                          

9:10 – 10:00 am       Session 1: Managing Through a Recession

  

10:00 – 10:10 am     Networking Break/ Vendor Booths

10:10 – 11:00 am     Session 2: Carrier Growth Through Acquisition   

 

 

 

 

                                    

11:00 – 11:10 am     Networking Break/ Vendor Booths

11:10 – 11:50 am     Session 3: Facilitated Roundtable Discussions 

 

 

 

 

 

11:50 – 12:50 pm    Lunch

 

12:50 – 1:10 pm      NEXTLEADERS report back top solutions from roundtable discussions

1:10 – 2:00 pm        Session 4: Don't Let Bad Turn Worse: Preparing for Litigation Before it Happens

 

 

2:00 – 2:10 pm        Networking Break/ Vendor Booths

2:10 – 3:00 pm        Session 5: Safely Operating Your Fleet in the Face of Legalized Cannabis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 – 3:10 pm        Networking Break/ Vendor Booths

3:10 – 4:00 pm        Session 6: Create a Vision for Employee Growth & Sustainability No Matter Your Company's Size

 

 

 

4:00 pm                    Conference Closing Remarks

Speaker to be Announced

Learn about the challenges that companies will face in a recession.  What are the things you can proactively do to prepare for recession.  What strategies to deploy to help get through the recession and maintain a healthy financial situation. 

Panel: Matt Zechmann, VP Operations, TA Dedicated--- Scott Riser, President & CEO, Shefland Trucking--- Dan Arcand, Sunbelt Business Advisors

Understand the strategic advantages of carrier acquisition from equipment to technology, plus best practices in evaluating a purchase, and the pitfalls to watch out for when you integrate the purchase into your existing operations.

Discuss solutions to top issues impacting your business

1. Acquiring equipment (new and used)

2. Building efficiency through TMS

3. Most effective advertising venues to recruit drivers

4. Getting the most out of event recorders

5. Fuel efficiency through driver behavior and maintenance

6. Starting a company driver training school program

7. Culture change to overcome negativity and high turnover

8. Managing risk in your operations

Rob Moseley, Founding Partner- Moseley Marcinak Law Group LLP

How should companies be structured, and how do you maintain the legal separation? Where are the blind spots? How do operations with multiple entities structure those relationships.  What to expect when the lawsuit starts. How brokers create liability. What can you do when you don’t want to do that the lawyer says?

Speaker to be Announced

How should companies be structured, and how do you maintain the legal separation? Where are the blind spots? How do operations with multiple entities structure those relationships.  What to expect when the lawsuit starts. How brokers create liability. What can you do when you don’t want to do that the lawyer says?

Mike Cafarelli, President- The Dart Network

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THANK YOU SPONSORs

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