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We just wrapped up our ninth ALK Transportation Technology Summit here in Princeton. Thanks to all of our attendees, sponsors and presenters.
Read our full press release on the event: Industry Thought Leaders Gather at the Ninth Annual ALK Transportation Technology Summit
Here are some of the highlights from our unique industry event:
As industry leaders in mapping, navigation and GeoLogistics™, ALK is sure to make it to industry events in 2013 on time and in style!
Enterprise team rockin’ green polos at TMW Transforum 2012.
2013 looks to be another great year for us out on the road. We’ll be showcasing PC*MILER, ALK Maps and CoPilot at over 20 tradeshows and we want you to know where to find us! Here’s a sneak preview:
|AMSA Annual Education Conference & Expo
March 3 – 6
|TCA Annual Convention
Las Vegas, NV
March 3 – 6
|NPTC Education Management Conference & Exhibition
April 28 – 30
May 14 – 16
|PeopleNet User Group
San Antonio, TX
August 19 – 21
|McLeod Software Users’ Conference
September 15 – 17
|TMW TransForum User Conference & Exhibition
September 22 – 25
|ATA Management Conference & Exhibition
October 19 – 22
|Roadnet Roundup Users ConferenceOctober|
|NITL TransComp Exhibition/IANA Intermodal Expo/
Be sure to mark these dates on your calendar!
ALK Technologies is excited to have Derek Leathers, President and Chief Operating Officer at Werner Enterprises, back by popular demand to deliver the keynote address for the 2013 ALK Transportation Technology Summit. Derek will be sharing his expert outlook on the industry, one year later, which is guaranteed to be not only thought-provoking, but informative. We look forward to hearing his perspective on the present and future of freight transportation and the continuing impact of technology.
Don’t forget to register now for this enlightening event!
Derek J. Leathers is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Werner Enterprises. Derek has worked in the transportation and logistics industry for over 20 years. Throughout his tenure at Werner, he has held integral roles in many faces of the organization, including the establishment of Werner’s Mexico operations, oversight for all the asset operating groups and leading the launch of Werner Global Logistics, which encompasses transportation management and freight movement within Intermodal, Ocean, Air and Brokerage. Prior to joining Werner in 1999, Mr. Leathers was one of the first foreign members of Mexico’s trucking association (CANACAR) and was based out of Mexico City for several years. Derek holds an Economics degree from Princeton University.
We’re gearing up to host our biggest summit yet. Watch our promo video (above) and click here to register!
Still not convinced? Here’s the top 5 reasons to attend the 2013 ALK Transportation Technology Summit:
- Valuable Education- With a format consisting of expert seminars, case-studies, panels, and facilitated roundtables, the primary objective of this event is to gather a highly influential group of individuals for candid discussions on ways technology will continue to move the industry forward.
- Learn the Latest Industry Trends– Our panels and roundtable discussions are geared to create conversation and help attendees understand where things in the industry are headed. Take advantage of these forums to learn what your peers deem valuable.
- Exclusive Networking – With over 200 attendees, the opportunity for making connections is plentiful. Bring your business cards and get ready to meet professionals and experts of the industry.
- Share Your Experiences –Communicate the successes and obstacles of your industry. You may be surprised to learn how your peers have dealt with the same issues.
- Get Inspired- Return home with a recharged, rejuvenated perspective on business!
ALK Technologies will be hosting the 9th annual Transportation Technology Summit on May 14-16 in Princeton, NJ.
Our thought leaders symposium finds a new home this year at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. We’re excited to hold our unique industry event at this new venue.
This year’s theme, “Synchronize Strategies. Deliver Results.”, will be touched on throughout the three day event in expert seminars, case-studies, panels and facilitated roundtables. Attendees can also look forward to our signature informative forums that include a focus on education, industry developments, innovative products and solutions, and networking.
We’ve just wrapped up our 8th annual ALK Transportation Technology Summit and I’m pleased to announce we had record breaking attendance with nearly 250 transportation and technology professionals– of which 62% were first time attendees. We also had 27 sponsors, up from 19 in 2011. Thanks to all of our speakers, sponsors and attendees for joining us in our hometown of Princeton for another successful event. It was great to see so many familiar faces as well as have the opportunity to meet new industry experts.
This year’s Summit provided a firsthand look into the thoughts and experiences of some of the most influential leaders in the trucking and logistics industry. The theme of the Summit, Driving Innovation: Connecting Compliance and Efficiency, was touched on in different ways by each of our presenters. Our keynote speaker Derek Leathers, President and COO of Werner Enterprises, provided an industry outlook highlighting new regulations that are contributing to the rise in transportation costs and rates. Read More…