Estes Express Lines to deliver keynote on business and technology innovation
ALK Technologies will hold its annual Transportation Technology Summit May 23-24 in Philadelphia.
Headlining the event will be a keynote address from William T. Hupp (Billy), COO and executive vice president of Estes Express Lines. Hupp has been with Estes, one of the countries premier transportation solutions providers, since 1977. Currently as COO and EVP, he heads the three largest segments of the organization: Sales, Operations and Fleet Services. Hupp is also responsible for launching the newest division for the company, Estes SureMove, a self-service moving solution for households and businesses. In 2005, Billy was named Chairman of the Board for Estes Forwarding Worldwide, a subsidiary of Estes Express Lines. He served as President of the American Trucking Associations Sales and Marketing Association and has been on Estes Board of Directors since 1998.
“We’re thrilled to have Mr. Hupp speak to our audience of transportation industry professionals. His perspectives and unique outlooks on the evolution and transformation of the industry, along with the impact of technology, will truly resonate with attendees,” said Dana Petrone, senior marketing manager at ALK Technologies.
This will be the first time in the ALK Transportation Technology Summit’s 12-year history that it will be held outside of Princeton, N.J. The Summit will also feature a new, compacted schedule, with all its thought provoking sessions in one day. Four panel sessions covering the transportation and trucking industry’s most pressing issues will highlight its main stage:
– Information Explosion: Tech Perspectives on Data
– From Cab to Capitol Hill: The State of Safety
– Trucking’s Next Generation of Leadership
– The Driver: Our Best Asset
Panelist in these discussions will include representative from such leading companies as:
– Celadon Trucking
– PITT OHIO
– Pride Transport
– Roehl Transport
– Transport America
Panel moderators represent top industry publications and associations, including:
– William Cassidy: Journal of Commerce
– Dave Osiecki: American Trucking Association
– Aaron Huff: Commercial Carrier Journal
– Jim Park: Heavy Duty Trucking
“Once again, our lineup of panelists and moderators includes some of the premier thinkers and players in the T&L space,” said Petrone. “These are the people who are setting the standard for trucking today and building the future of the industry one technology, driver, safety-feature and story at a time.”
View the complete agenda and confirmed speakers online at http://www.alktechsummit.com/agenda.html.
Registration for the 2016 ALK Technology Summit is now open. To register, or for more information on the event, please visit https://www.regonline.com/2016alktransportationtechnologysummit.
For more information on ALK, visit: www.alk.com or follow us at: www.twitter.com/ALKTech.
ALK Transportation Technology Summit Media Contact
(443) 869-2197 ext.142