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Schedule of Events

8:00 – 9:00 AM

First Timer’s Welcome Breakfast

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9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Workshops

Electrification From Initial Pilots to Sustainable Fleet Solutions

Ann Rundle | Vice President, Electrification & Autonomy | ACT Research
Gene Tierney, CTP | Director, Transportation Operations | Albertsons Companies

Washington Report

Rick Schweitzer | General Counsel | NPTC

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11:00 – 11:30 AM

Kick-Off Brunch

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11:30 AM – 1 PM

Opening General Session

NPTC Professional Leadership Awards

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CTP Class of 2020-2021 Graduation Ceremony

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CTP Top Graduate of the Year Award

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2:30 – 5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

Reception Sponsored by

7:00 – 7:45 PM

ACT 1 Reception

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7:45 – 9:30 PM

ACT 1 Dinner & Entertainment

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7:30 – 8:45 AM

Best Practices Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

  • Blending Third Party Resources into Your Management Team
  • Driver Security Protocols for Dealing with Social Unrest
  • Managing Change
  • The Future of Private Fleets
  • Tire Management Strategies
  • Bringing Maintenance Management Systems to Your Shop
  • Balancing Technology and Human Interaction
  • Yard Management Systems
  • Fatigue Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Active Safety Technology as “Driver Assist” not Driver “Replacement”
  • Data Security Protocols with ELDs
  • Is There an App for That?
  • Driver Wellness
  • Boosting Driver Utilization

Breakfast Sponsored by

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Workshops

Navigating Acquisitions

Mike Schwersenska, CTP | Director of Transportation & Logistics | Brakebush Transportation
Scott Willert | President | America’s Service Line, LLC

TMS Implementation: Lessons Learned

Cameron Hafer, CTP | Safety Director | Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
Pat Toler, CTP | Logistic Execution Leader | Marzetti Company

Shippers, Are You Prepared?

Keith Frantz, CTP | DOT Compliance Manager | ADM Trucking, Inc.

Boosting Trailer Utilization

David Barth, CTP | Transportation Area Manager | Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Steve Betz, CTP | Transportation Manger | Dutch Valley Transportation

11:00 – 11:45 AM

Driver Hall of Fame Luncheon

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11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

NPTC Driver Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Fleet Safety Awards

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1:00 – 2:15 PM

Exhibitor Meeting

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Concurrent Workshops

Aligning Corporate Leadership to the Value of a Private Fleet

Will Carter | Director, Fleet Services | Sugar Foods Corporation
Tim Eckhardt, CTP | Director of Safety | Dot Transportation, Inc.

Combating Human Trafficking Through Your Supply Chain

Tim Burke, CTP | Vice President, Corporate Transportation | Albertsons Companies
Kendis Paris | Executive Director | Truckers Against Trafficking

Enhancing Driver Engagement in an Age of Active Safety Technology

Charlie Fetters | Director, Supply Chain Transportation | Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC
Troy Kays, CTP | Director, Transportation Safety & Compliance | Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s

Understanding Warranties, Trade Cycles, and Total Cost of Ownership

Peter Mastrodomenico, CTP | Fleet Administration Manager | Cumberland Farms, Inc.

2:30 – 5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Reception Extravaganza Sponsored by

7:30 – 8:45 AM

Best Practices Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

  • Blending Third Party Resources into Your Management Team
  • Driver Security Protocols for Dealing with Social Unrest
  • Managing Change
  • The Future of Private Fleets
  • Tire Management Strategies
  • Bringing Maintenance Management Systems to Your Shop
  • Balancing Technology and Human Interaction
  • Yard Management Systems
  • Fatigue Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Active Safety Technology as “Driver Assist” not Driver “Replacement”
  • Data Security Protocols with ELDs
  • Is There an App for That?
  • Driver Wellness
  • Boosting Driver Utilization

Breakfast Sponsored by

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Workshops

Driver Compensation Structures: How They Help with Recruiting, Retention and Productivity

Chuck Amen, CTP | Corporate Transportation Operations Manager | Hillyard, Inc.
Chris Fada, CTP | General Manager | Ross Transportation Services

Developing and Managing Driver Scorecards

Eric DeJesus, CTP | National Fleet Safety Manager | Pitney Bowes Inc.
Samantha Lee | CI & Safety | Upstate Niagara Cooperative

Recruiting and Hiring Strategies in an Era of Pervasive Driver Shortages

Ellen Ingram, CTP  | Director, Human Resources |  America’s Service Line, LLC

10:45 – 11:45 AM

Concurrent Workshops

Maintenance Metrics and Strategies

Scott Duvall, CDS, CTP | Regional Supervisor of Driver Operations | MedTrans LLC
Marc Scibilia, CTP | Director of Safety and Maintenance | ADICA Trucking LLC

Appreciation & Satisfaction Strategies to Boost Driver Retention

Ryan Miller | Director, Transportation Operations | Sunrise Transport, Inc.

Relay and Remote Terminals: Strategies to Improve Utilization and Service Levels

Ed Schultes, CTP | Director of Logistics – North East Region | Walgreen Oshkosh, Inc.
Doug Simpson, CTP | OH Terminal Manager | Dot Transportation, Inc.

Managing the Aging Driver Workforce

Kirby Hargis, CTP | Manager, Transportation | LSP Transport, LLC
Mark Winters, CTP | Asst. Transportation Manager | Dot Transportation, Inc.

12:00 – 2:00 PM

Benchmarking Luncheon and FleetOwner Awards

Luncheon Sponsored by

Preliminary Results of NPTC’s 2021 Private Fleet Benchmarking Survey

Tom Moore, CTP | Executive Vice President | National Private Truck Council

Fleet Owner 500: Private Fleet of the Year Award

Award Sponsored by

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