Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas, Aug. 25-26, 2010: Topics will include:
• Industry outlook – Eric Starks, FTR Associates, will discuss freight availability and rates, truck utilization and the looming driver shortage.
• Capital markets – Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, will cover challenges in access to capital, carrier M & A activity and how failures will affect trucking capacity.
• Cost and productivity challenges – Max Fuller, US Xpress, Leo Suggs, Greatwide Logistics Services, and Jim O’Neal, O&S Trucking will discuss ways carriers can tackle rising costs and falling productivity today and in the years ahead.
• Environmental and safety policies – What the latest EPA and FMCSA regulations will mean for your trucking business.
Additional speakers include:
Dan Sobic, executive vice president, Paccar
Scott Kress, vice president, sales, Volvo
Rusty Rush, president and CEO, Rush Enterprises
Joe Plomin, vice president, Trucks, ArvinMeritor CVS
For a complete list of other sessions and speakers and to register for the event, visit www.ccjdigital.com/cvoc.