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The SmartWay Freight Matters! Webinar Series

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SmartWay's Freight Matters webinar series explore freight sustainability, why it matters to the economy and the environment, as well as how your company, your organization or you as an individual can make a difference. The U.S. EPA invites you to join us and become a part of this conversation.  

2018 Freight Matters! Webinar Schedule


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How Electric Trucks, Big Data, and Connectivity are Changing the Freight Industry

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 11:00 AM (PT)/ 1:00 PM (CT)/ 2:00 PM (ET)

E-commerce, technology acceleration and increasing demand are driving the freight industry to innovate, address changing customer expectations, improve freight productivity and achieve greater supply chain efficiency. To stay ahead, companies are collaborating with logistics service providers and vehicle and equipment manufacturers to invest in solutions that will help move their products and supplies as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible.

This one-hour webcast will provide insights into technology’s growing influence on transportation and the emergence of electric trucks in last mile, less-than-truckload, and long-haul deliveries. It will help you understand the impact of these changes on the efficiency and sustainability of your company’s freight operations, today, and in the future.

Viewers will learn about:

  • Mega-trends that are improving freight efficiency, logistics management and sustainability
  • The emergence of all-electric truck applications in last-mile, less-than truckload and long-haul delivery
  • How OEMs are testing their vehicles and collaborating with fleets to support investment in connected, all-electric trucks
Guests Panelists  
Scott Perry
President
Suddath Global Logistics
The Suddath Companies
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Bill Lyons
Vice President Sales Operations
Mitsubishi FUSO Truck of America
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Tim Proctor
Executive Director of Product Management and Innovation
Cummins
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This webinar is for: anyone interested in future-oriented freight vehicles and technologies.

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View webinar slides: Freight Matters Webinar: How Electric Trucks, Big Data, and Connectivity are Changing the Freight Industry (PDF) (37 pp, 5,361 KB, April, 2018)​


Freight Efficiency and Corporate Responsibility:  Using Freight Supply Chain Performance Benchmarking to Meet Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Demands

Weds., November 29, 2017, 2-3 p.m. ET

Responsible corporate citizens are investing time and resources to assess and report their leadership on numerous sustainability and social efforts, often in response to shareholder and other stakeholder demands. Leading firms look closely at their entire supply chain and work to assess, report and reduce scope 3 emissions to minimize the impact of their freight transportation activities on the environment. This webinar will help companies understand how assessing freight efficiency can help them in their CSR efforts while also identifying ways to reduce costs and mitigate against environmental degradation in local communities. Expert panelists will explore how CSR managers and logistics leaders within organizations work together creatively to tackle these growing demands.  

This Webinar is for: Those individuals, companies, carriers, logistics providers, academic and industry experts interested in advancing freight supply chain sustainability.

Guests Panelists  

Lisa Ellram 
Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management
Miami University

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Daniel Perry, Senior Account Executive
EcoVadis

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Small, Smart & Sustainable: How Businesses Are Winning Big with Smart & Sustainable Freight Practices

Adopting greener freight strategies helps businesses save money, reduce risk, and boost profitability. And while large multi-national companies have led the charge on supply chain efficiency, many smaller freight shippers and carriers are also reaping the benefits of more sustainable goods movement. Join this webinar to see how small businesses are benefiting from prioritizing sustainable freight practices with the tools and resources providing by the SmartWay program.

This Webinar is for: Those individuals, companies, carriers, logistics providers, academic and industry experts interested in advancing freight supply chain sustainability.

Guests Panelists  

Jon Adkins
Director of Market Research and Analytics
International Sanitary Supplies Association

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Lisa Berghaus
Communications Manager
Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc

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Joshua Hernandez
Director
Mustang Express

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Boost Freight Sustainability at Lower Costs

Are you a decision maker interested in moving goods with reduced environmental impact and lower costs, while realizing significant supply chain performance?  Join this webinar to learn about trends, opportunities, and strategies related to sustainable goods movement from experienced industry representatives.

This Webinar is for: Those individuals, companies, carriers, logistics providers, academic and industry experts interested in advancing freight supply chain sustainability.

Guests Panelists  

David Hoover 
Director of Outbound Logistics
Meijer

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Steve Sorenson
Nordstrom Domestic Transportation Manager

Nordstrom

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Lecedra  Welch
Program Manager of Environmental Sustainability 
AIAG

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Al Hildreth 
Global Energy Manager
General Motors North America
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