October continued to be a busy month for us at ALK. Across the globe our teams attended trade shows, educational sessions and connected with customers and partners. Read some of our October highlights below:
At the beginning of the month, our US team attended the McLeod User Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. Bill Maddox, our VP of Sales, talked about optimizing trips through driver trip planning.
Great start to #mcleoduc2018 ! Come by booth #400/402 to speak to our experts. While you're here, be sure to check out our very own Bill Maddox talk about optimizing your trips through driver trip planning today at 3:34pm. pic.twitter.com/AvvjAxuqh2— ALK Technologies (@ALKTech) October 1, 2018
In Mid-October, our European team exhibited at PostExpo in Hamburg, Germany together with Pocketmobile. They showed how ALK and our partners provide tools for every step of the postal & parcel delivery journey.
🏃 Come by our stand 225 in Hall B if you're at #PostExpo2018 - Speak to us and learn how @ALKTech and Pocketmobile provide tools for every step of the delivery journey. #lastmile #postexpo #delivery pic.twitter.com/wy5s2GGXLE— ALK Technologies (@ALKTech) October 9, 2018
ALKers also attended Mobility for Business in Paris, France with our partner Rayonnance:
A busy month in Europe ended with the 3PL Summit in Düsseldorf, Germany (see more details below):
🇩🇪🇪🇺 At the @eyefortransport 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Düsseldorf this week ALK will be highlighting how our Global Location Platform can help the Logistics Industry. Come by booth 14 and speak to one of our industry experts #3pl #supplychainhttps://t.co/ikQ8G2r86j— ALK Technologies (@ALKTech) October 29, 2018
The US team ended their month at the ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in Austin, Texas. It was a great event to connect with partners, customers, and some new faces.
ALK at the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit Europe
With customer expectations, cost control, disruptive competition and driver retention all key issues impacting advantage, there has never been a greater need for shippers, carriers and fleets to utilise technology to to improve efficiency, predictability and customer satisfaction. At the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Düsseldorf ALK highlighted how its technology can provide solutions that address these industry needs. Learn more here >
In addition, Rishi Mehra, ALK’s Director of Web Products, participated in the panel “Embrace the digitalised future of logistics”
🚚⛓️ You're attending the @eyefortransport 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Düsseldorf today? Don't miss the panel discussion "Embrace the digitalised future of logistics". Rishi Mehra, ALK's Director of Web Products will be part of the panel #3plhttps://t.co/U6O6jSmbHO pic.twitter.com/AyK2Ks1w8d— ALK Technologies (@ALKTech) October 30, 2018
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Raise the Bar Company Event
In Mid-October, ALKers attended the last Raise the Bar company event of the year. ALKers learned about the ins and outs of driver trip planning and got involved into a panel discussion about Agile Development.
Full house today at our Raise the Bar company event. ALKers attended a session about driver trip planning and a panel discussion about Agile Development. #raisethebar #agile #tripplanning #mileon pic.twitter.com/HS8DNwINqS— ALK Technologies (@ALKTech) October 17, 2018
Unfortunately, October brought another big hurricane, this time to the Gulf Coast and Southern States of the US. Again, we offered complimentary Premium access to our PC*MILER Web app to help trucking businesses plan their routes with weather, radar, road conditions and traffic display.
⚠️ With the Gulf Coast and Southern States of the US impacted by #hurricanemichael, we’re offering you complimentary access to the Premium level of our PC*MILER Web application for you to plan around the traffic and weather impact. Learn more!https://t.co/kHs8jIENot— ALK Technologies (@ALKTech) October 11, 2018
If you happen to be at one of these upcoming events, please drop by to say hello. Our experts will be happy to speak with you:
Trimble Dimensions (Las Vegas, NV) November 5-7
Honeywell Connected 2018 (Mannheim, Germany) November 6-7
Zebra Channel Partner Conference (Orlando, FL) November 7-9
Descartes User Conference (London, UK) November 8
Trimble Transport and Logistics ITT (Beilstein, Germany) November 13
Scan Source Tour (across Europe), various dates from November 16-23