Save the Date: April April 11-13, 2023 Westin Poinsett Greenville, SC

* Agenda is subject to change

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gold Ballroom
Registration & Welcome Reception

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

7:00 AM
Registration Opens
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Mezzanine Pre-function area
Breakfast Buffet
8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
Poinsett Ballroom
Welcome Remarks

Bill McCouch, Corcentric Senior Vice President of Fleet Procurement

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Poinsett Ballroom
Understanding Trucking Regulations

Over the next two years, federal regulators are expected to propose new trucking regulations that will significantly alter the world in which professional drivers, motor carriers, and trucks operate. Precisely how these regulations come about – their timing, cost, and content – are strongly affected by the economy and political climate. Listen to Mr. Hoemann’s insight and expertise about what to expect for our industry.
Warren Hoemann, former Deputy Administrator of the FMCSA and US Dept of Transportation, Senior Vice President American Trucking Association

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
What the Data Says About Truck Markets… And Diesel Too

Rising fuel costs, increasing insurance claims and driver shortages are just a few aspects of what’s impacting the trucking industry today. Despite the impending recession, trucking remains the most relied-upon freight transport mode in the U.S. and will continue to be a vital industry. Listen as John Kingston speaks about Wall Street’s developments that will affect the industry, as well as the market for diesel and its impact short and long-term.
John Kingston, FreightWaves Editor-at-Large

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Pre-function Area
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Poinsett Ballroom
Economic Outlook + Headwinds: Here’s What to Expect

Continued supply chain challenges compounded with persistent inflation are just the beginning of recent economic woes for businesses. Understanding the global and domestic trends we face can help to mitigate financial risk for the future. Get powerful insight on the state of the economy as Rob discusses what got us here, and what to expect moving forward.
Rob Garcia, Corcentric Senior Vice President of Supply Management

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch Buffet
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Poinsett Ballroom
The Future of EV

In November 2022, the US energy secretary stated that the US aims to only sell and produce zero-emissions medium and heavy-duty vehicles by 2040; by 2030, 30% of these new vehicles are to be zero-emission. With such ambitious goals, transportation businesses will continue to see rapid changes in technological innovation from major OE manufacturers in the coming years. OEM representatives from Cummins, Volvo, Peterbilt, and Daimler will discuss the future ZE production and timelines, as well as their respective solutions to provide the necessary infrastructure needed for this change.
Sean Storey, Corcentric Vice President of Capital Equipment
Katie Rabideau, EMobility Marketing Manager, Daimler Truck North America
Uma Vajapeyazula, Director of EBU Product Strategy & Management North America On-Hwy, Cummins Engine
Matt Wetta, Peterbilt National Account Manager for Alternative Powertrain, Peterbilt

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Poinsett Ballroom
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Pre-function area
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Building a Foundation for Future Success

Developing a successful company that solves the challenges our industry faces is not an easy task. But that’s just what Tyler Robertson did with the beginning of Diesel Laptops. Today, the founder and CEO of Diesel Laptops tells the story of the early beginnings of his company, the obstacles he’s had to overcome, and the challenges of being an entrepreneur in a very over-crowded space. Don’t miss Tyler’s inspirational message.
Tyler Robertson, Founder and CEO, Diesel Laptops

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Gold Ballroom
Trade & Technology Fair
6:30 PM
Dinner at Up On The Roof Restaurant

250 Riverplace, Greenville, Inside the Embassy Suites Hotel

Thursday, April 13, 2023

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Mezzanine Pre-function area
Breakfast Buffet
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Poinsett Ballroom
A Closer Look at Market Performance & Expectations

With one of the most challenging years of the North American Commercial Vehicle Market behind us, Steve Tam will examine the factors that contributed to it, and share ACT Research’s thoughts on where the market is headed for 2023 and beyond.
Steve Tam, Vice President of ACT Research

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Pre-function area
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Poinsett Ballroom
Shop Talk

How do competitive businesses maintain and increase resiliency, optimization, and efficiency? Utilizing the best innovations and technology available are key components to achieving aggressive goals. Join the Corcentric fleet leadership team as they discuss the latest tools and tactics designed to give you the competitive edge.
Bill McCouch, Corcentric Senior Vice President of Fleet Procurement
Pat Gaskins, Corcentric Senior Vice President of Fleet Solutions
Dale Tower, Corcentric Senior Vice President of Remarketing

10:45 AM – 11:45AM
Poinsett Ballroom
Winning with Hard Work, Perseverance & Striving for Perfection

NFL great David Akers played for the Philadelphia Eagles for twelve seasons, becoming the all-time leading scorer in the franchise. David’s 15-season NFL career included reaching the playoffs ten times, playing in seven NFC Championship games and two Super Bowls. David’s hard work and perseverance paid off to succeed in the NFL, but it didn’t come without challenges and setbacks. Hear David talk about his rise to success and what it took to get there.
David Akers, Former NFL Philadelphia Eagles Kicker

11:45AM – 12:00PM
Wrap up
12:00 PM
Boxed Lunch

Reserve Your Spot

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