In 2015 shippers and carrier recruiters are enjoying a welcome respite from the capacity shortages that plagued the marketplace in 2014. Demand is growing more slowly and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is writing rather than publishing new safety regulations. This placid environment is in sharp contrast to the prospects for the next two years when a combination of exposures could swing capacity utilization wildly, from the depths of recession to an all-time record high. Planning around this uncertainty is a key task for supply chain managers, carrier executives or investors.
This enlightening session by leading industry consultant Noël Perry will give you an important first look at the implications of the coming changes in the transportation industry. Noel will cover uncertainties that many economists and other industry analysts opt not to address - not because they are unreal but difficult to confront. You will also learn how courageous competitors confront such challenges and use the difficult circumstances as an opportunity to gain competitive advantage.
Who Should Attend
Noel Perry worked his way up through the heavy freight industry, beginning on a loading dock and culminating in his current role as a leading industry consultant. During his 45 year career he has worked for suppliers, railroads, truckers, barge and salt water vessel operators, and financial consultants. Recognized as a... More info