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2017 ATA Executive Leadership Forum

March 1-2, 2017
Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee

2017 ATA Executive Leadership Forum

March 1-2, 2017

Nashville, Tennessee


Join us at ATA’s Second Annual Executive Leadership Forum, held in conjunction with TMC’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, an interactive business meeting designed to help you get up to speed on the important technology and supply chain issues of the day. This C-level retreat is put on by those who know trucking best featuring eight no-nonsense business sessions for trucking executives, plus North America’s leading transportation and technology exhibition.


Schedule of Events


Wednesday, March 1

6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Reg. Desk/Welcome Desk Open


6:30 - 7:30 am

Buffet Breakfast


7:30 – 9:00 am

Technical Session #2:

The Executive Value of TMC Recommended Practices


9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Final Exhibit Viewing Period & Coffee Break


12:45 - 2:00 pm

Keynote Luncheon Speaker:

Troy Clarke, Chief Executive Officer of Navistar, Inc.


2:15 - 3:15 pm

Session: The Move to Omni-Channel Freight Service: Solving the ‘Last Mile’ Delivery Puzzle Though Advanced Transportation Management Systems


3:30 - 4:30 pm

Session: A Comprehensive View of Accelerating Carrier Cash Flow and Profit


4:45 - 5:45 pm

Session: “Automating and Simplifying Business Processes to Manage Independent Contractors.”

        Presented by TrueNorth Companies


7:00 - 10:30 pm

Annual Reception/Banquet/Entertainment



Thursday, March 2


7:00 - 7:30 am

Breakfast (walk-around)


7:30 - 10:30 am

TMC Technology Showcase

Demonstrations start at 7:30, 8:30 & 9:30 am (all segments repeat each hour)


10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Shop Talk


12:15 pm

Meeting concludes


American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on FacebookTrucking Moves America Forward