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8:00 am Conference Registration & Networking

8:30 am Day Two Opening Remarks

Rewrite the Logistics Talent Acquisition Playbook

8:40 am Discover: Transforming Your Talent Acquisition Department to Enable Organizational Scale in the Booming Logistics Industry

Synopsis

  • How can we be more proactive in the way that we construct our talent acquisition departments – and strategies – to drive value for our logistics organizations?
  • Discover the reward of investing in recruitment: Hear the benefits of a centralized recruitment team, outreach strategy and external brand
  • How Priority1 has transformed its recruitment model to power the organization with the talent it needed to achieve rapid revenue growth and an expeditious increase in annual hiring

9:00 am Discover: Transforming the Candidate Experience in Logistics to Enhance Your Success in Hiring an In-Demand Workforce

  • Lionel Riley Head of Talent Management & Strategic Workforce Planning , USA Truck

Synopsis

  • What more can we do in HR – and beyond – to give our firm the best chance of successfully recruiting the top logistics talent in the industry?
  • New approaches to sharing the responsibility of a successful hire across the business: Building HR fundamentals into the repertoire of your entire team
  • How USA Truck has streamlined the candidate experience, onboarding, and hiring manager training to build a competitive edge to recruiting in a competitive industry

9:20 am Discover: How Modernizing Background Screening Can Improve Candidate Experience Within Logistics and Transportation Without Compromising Safety & Compliance

Synopsis

  •  How can your screening programs help drive hiring process efficiency, standardization, and risk mitigation for DOT drivers, warehouse personnel, and others?
  • Join Sterling, an industry-leading background and identity services provider, to learn how two leading Logistics clients, Kristen Fulton from Heniff Transportation Systems and Chad Hetzner from A. Duie Pyle, rely on their hiring processes to enable continued success
  • What exciting innovations are on the immediate horizon?

9:40 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Logistics Talent Leaders Disrupting Their Firms’ People Strategies?

  • Wendy Brightwell Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Priority1
  • Lionel Riley Head of Talent Management & Strategic Workforce Planning , USA Truck
  • Alla Schay General Manager - Industrials, Government & Education, Sterling

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:00 am Speed Networking Break

Strengthen Your Talent-Led Competitive Advantage

10:30 am Discover: Establishing the Value of a Robust Employer Brand in Logistics: Investing in the Power of People to Take your Firm from Good to Great

  • Mark Osborne Vice President of Human Resources, Day & Ross

Synopsis

  • What is HR’s role in enabling a high-performing, national logistics firm to grow into an exceptional, internationally renowned logistics firm?
  • What traditional thinking needs challenging to drive the same level of engagement and satisfaction as seen by our customers throughout our workforce to enable business scale?
  • How Day & Ross has overhauled its employer brand and employee engagement by giving its 8,000 people the tools, technology and training they need to excel and bolster the firm’s success

10:50 am Discover: Restructuring your Approach to Talent Management to Drive a Comprehensive Perspective on People Strategy in a Thriving Logistics Firm

Synopsis

  • What traditional thinking around HR infrastructure, roles and systems needs challenging to provide a more streamlined and efficient process for end-to-end logistics talent management?
  • Driving new, comprehensive approaches to talent that will provide centralized people data collection and decision making across your firm
  • How NFI has streamlined its talent department to cover all aspects of the employee lifecycle and create a holistic perspective on talent strategy that has enabled the workforce to grow by over 60% in just 3 years

11:10 am Develop: What Do We Need to Do Drive a Differentiated HR Delivery Strategy in Logistics?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:30 am Break

Engagement Strategies to Drive Workforce & Business Momentum

12:00 pm Discover: Reasserting the Value of Connection: Driving Engagement in a Geographically Dispersed Logistics Workforce

  • Tom Terry Managing Director of Human Resources, Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport

Synopsis

  • What do we need to stop, start, and continue doing as a HR team in the logistics industry to provide a first-class employee experience?
  • New ways of thinking around connectivity: What does it really take for your workforce to feel valued, listened to, and motivated by you as their employer?
  • How Hansen & Adkins is leveraging a value-driven approach to employee engagement across 200 staff, 800 employee drivers and 300 contractor drivers to boost retention in a competitive labor market

12:20 pm Discover: Break Away from Traditional Leadership Development in Logistics to Engage Your Co-Workers in a High-Performing Professional Future

  • Tyson Hintz Vice President of Business Development & Risk Management, Knight Transportation

Synopsis

  • What does it take to get a large-scale logistics workforce truly engaged in their career progression and professional development?
  • Leading new ways of thinking to drive a training and communication strategy that will empower and motivate your employees
  • How Knight Transportation has taken a non-traditional approach to leadership development across a workforce of 28,000 to transform engagement and build a robust bench that’s ready for the logistics industry of tomorrow

1:00 pm Develop: What Impact Can Transforming Engagement & Development Programs Have on Your People & Organization’s Performance?

  • Tyson Hintz Vice President of Business Development & Risk Management, Knight Transportation
  • Tom Terry Managing Director of Human Resources, Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:00 pm Closing Remarks & End of Conference