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8:00 – 9:00 AM

First Timer’s Welcome Breakfast

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9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Workshops

The Private Fleet Value Proposition: Shifting from
an Accepted Cost to Strategic Asset

Ellen Ingram, CTP | Director of Human Resources | America’s Service Line, LLC
Nicole Schubring, CTP | Controller, Finance & Accounting | America’s Service Line, LLC
Scott Willert, CTP | President | America’s Service Line, LLC

How Automation Will Affect the Private Fleet Market

Brian Daugherty | Chief Technology Officer | Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association

Washington Report

Rick Schweitzer | General Counsel | NPTC

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11:00 – 11:30 AM

Kick-Off Brunch

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Element Fleet Logo

11:30 AM – 1 PM

Opening General Session

NPTC Professional Leadership Awards

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CTP Class of 2022 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

  • Enhanced Customer Service Goals
  • Covid’s Impact on Driver Wellness and Mental Health
  • Utilizing Data and Analytics
  • Strategies to Control Equipment Cost Increases
  • Dealing with Aging Drivers
  • Integrating Younger Drivers into the Workforce
  • Improving Driver Utilization
  • Improving Trailer Utilization
  • Speed Control Strategies
  • Integrating Multiple Cameras and Backup Cameras
  • Driver Scorecarding

Breakfast Sponsored by

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Workshops

The Electric Revolution

Mike Roeth | Executive Director | North American Council on Freight Efficiency

Mitigating Supply Chain Capacity Constraints

David Barth, CTP | Transportation Area Manager | Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Beth Mars, CTP | Sr. Manager, Transportation | Frito-Lay, Inc.

Effective Driver Recruiting Strategies

Rich Hernandez | Vice President, Transportation & Warehousing | Perdue Farms, Inc.
Ed Reardon, CTP | General Manager, Fleet Safety & Compliance | CF Logistics/Country Fresh
John Robbins, CTP | Director of Fleet Operations | GAF Corp./Hawk Logistics Solutions

Enhancing Backhaul Effectiveness

Catherine Gammill | Director, Supply Chain Transportation | AutoZone, Inc.
Ed Schultes, CTP | Director of Logistics, NE Region | Walgreen Oshkosh, Inc.

Building a Culture of Retention

Norman Dickerson | Fleet Safety Director | Home City Ice
Mike Schwersenska, CTP | Director, Transportation & Logistics | Brakebush Transportation, Inc.

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

Fuel Efficiency Best Practices

Jon Ayars, CTP | Manager, Delivery Optimization & Fleet | Veritiv Operating Company
Tim Boldurian | Director, DSD Operations | Mondelēz International, LLC
Kevin Jones, CTP | Sr. Manager, Transportation Systems | Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s

Best Practices in Managing Aging Fleet Amidst Truck/Trailer Shortages

Rick Blackburn | Fleet Manager | Energy Dispatch LLC
Eddie Davis, CTP, CDS | Director, Maintenance & Reliability | Marathon Petroleum Co., LP
Brian Johnston, CTP | Sr. Director of Transportation | Core-Mark International
Randy Maddox, CTP | Category Manager–Mobile Equipment | CRH/Oldcastle Building Products

Enhancing Driver Training Strategies

Ray Byrd, CTP | Vice President, Transportation & Distribution | Pioneer Sand Company
Mark Winters, CTP | Assistant Transportation Safety Manager | Dot Transportation, Inc.
Duane Woods, CTP | Sr. Director of Transportation Operations | Albertsons Companies

Coaching Strategies that Translate Active Safety Technologies to the Driver Force

Will Carter | Director, Fleet Services | Sugar Foods Corporation
Mike Cramer | Corp. Vice President, Transportation | The QUIKRETE Companies
Tim Eckhardt, CTP | Director of Safety | Dot Transportation, Inc.

Navigating the New Safety Compliance Landscape

Jack Van Steenburg | Executive Director & Chief Safety Officer | Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

2:30 – 5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Reception Extravaganza Sponsored by

7:30 – 8:45 AM

Best Practices Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

  • Enhanced Customer Service Goals
  • Covid’s Impact on Driver Wellness and Mental Health
  • Utilizing Data and Analytics
  • Strategies to Control Equipment Cost Increases
  • Dealing with Aging Drivers
  • Integrating Younger Drivers into the Workforce
  • Improving Driver Utilization
  • Improving Trailer Utilization
  • Speed Control Strategies
  • Integrating Multiple Cameras and Backup Cameras
  • Driver Scorecarding

Breakfast Sponsored by

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Workshops

The New Emissions Technology Landscape

Tim Blubaugh | Executive Vice President | Engine Manufacturers Association

New Technologies to Help Onboard Drivers

Steven Roberts, CTP | Manager, Fleet Operations | Deseret Transportation
Doug Simpson, CTP | Transportation Manager | Dot Transportation, Inc.

Best Practices for Mixed Fleet Operations

Keith Hazelwood, CTP | Director of Transportation | Batesville Logistics
Randy Perry, CTP | Sr. Manager, Safety | Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.
Tremone Proctor, CTP, CSP, CDS | Sr. Manager, Fleet Safety & Compliance | The Home Depot, Inc.

Equipment Spec’ing with Cost and Drivers In Mind

Meghan Chan, CTP
Marc Scibilia, CTP | Director of Safety & Maintenance | ADICA Trucking LLC

Financial Wellness for Drivers

Peter Ragnes, CTP | Distribution Services Manager | La-Z-Boy, Inc.

10:45 – 11:45 AM

Concurrent Workshops

Implementing New Safety Initiatives

David Fontana, CTP | Sr. Transportation Manager | AutoZone, Inc.
Keith Frantz, CTP | DOT Compliance Manager | ADM Trucking, Inc.
Steve Ralston, CDS | Director, Transportation Safety & Compliance | Ashley Distribution Services, Ltd.

Lowering the Minimum Driver Age

John Gillenwater, CTP | Director of Fleet Operations | Home City Ice
Steven Meng, CTP | Transportation Efficiency Manager | Frito-Lay, Inc.

Navigating DOT’s New Crash Preventability Standards and the DataQs Process

Carol Heinowski | Logistics Manager, Safety & Compliance | Meijer, Inc.
Paul Hunger, CTP | Fleet Manager | Composites One LLC

Strategies to Mitigate Workers’ Comp Costs

Charlie Fetters, CTP | Director, Supply Chain Transportation | Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC
Mike Walker | Director of Transportation | Metal Sales Manufacturing Corp.

12:00 – 2:00 PM

Benchmarking Luncheon and FleetOwner Awards

Luncheon Sponsored by

Preliminary Results of NPTC’s 2022 Private Fleet Benchmarking Survey

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

Fleet Owner 500: Private Fleet of the Year Award

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