The ABA’s 2019 Logistics Conference from April 29-May 1 in Chicago features three sessions on topics ranging from warehouse trends and pay structure to the importance of diversity in the workforce.
WHAT: ABA 2019 Logistics Conference
WHEN: Monday, April 29 to Wednesday, May 1, 2019
5:00 PM– 12:00 PM CT
WHERE: Hotel Chicago Downtown, Marriott Autograph Collection
333 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60654
During the course of three days, we will cover important topics including:
- Warehouse rating systems
- Achieving and maintaining better gender diversity within trucking fleets
- Pay structuring trends in the trucking industry
About the Speakers:
Brian Kenney, Uber Freight
Brian Kenney is a Senior Enterprise Account Executive for Uber Freight. Prior to joining Uber Freight, Mr. Kenney served as the Senior Vice President of Capacity Service for Transplace and was responsible for overseeing their truckload brokerage, dedicated fleets, LTL brokerage and shipment consolidation program.
He has also held executive roles with England Logistics and Trinity Logistics where he held various leadership positions over, sales, operations and managed transportation.
Brian started his career in logistics over twenty years ago working for CH Robinson.
Jack Mast, Uber Freight
Jack Mast is a Senior Manager of Enterprise Partnerships for Uber Freight. He oversees its Food & Beverage sales team as well as their Shipper Platform sales division. Prior to joining Uber Freight, Mr. Mast was National Accounts Manager at Command Transportation and co-founded a Chicago-based brokerage startup, 4Front Logistics. He has served in a variety of roles during his 12 years within the industry, covering sales, operations, L&D, and management.
Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking
Ellen Voie founded the Women In Trucking Association in March of 2007 where she currently serves as the nonprofit organization’s President/CEO. The Women In Trucking Association was formed to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry, to remove obstacles that might keep them from succeeding, and to celebrate the successes of its members. In this capacity, she has become an internationally recognized speaker and authority on gender diversity and inclusion for women working in non-traditional careers in transportation, as well as receiving honors from numerous publications, her alma mater – University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, and from the White House.
In addition to her work with Women in Trucking, Ms. Voie has written extensively about trucking and family issues, and her articles have appeared in print and internet magazines. She has also published a book, Marriage in the Long Run, a collection of some of her most popular columns. In addition, she created a workbook for professional drivers and their families which assists the driver’s family in coping with the time and distance apart.
Alan Karickhoff, American Trucking Associations
Alan Karickhoff is a Research Analyst for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the national trade association for the trucking industry. As a Research Analyst, he assists the Chief Economist manage all of ATA’s collection, analysis, and dissemination of trucking economic information. This includes several monthly trucking economic indicators, motor carrier financial and operating data, driver wage studies, weekly diesel fuel price and economic reports, and a yearly trucking almanac.
Prior to joining ATA in January 2019, Mr. Karickhoff was a survey statistician with the U.S. Census Bureau in Suitland, Maryland, a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
Alan has a Master of Professional Studies degree in Applied Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.