MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NASSTRAC, otherwise known as the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, announces the full agenda for its 2013 Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo. This event, which is developed specifically for the education and networking needs of transportation and supply chain executives with manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and distributors, will take place April 21-24 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando.
This year's conference will feature more than 25 educational sessions that cover relevant topics on transportation that range from economic freight indicators and perspectives of carrier challenges from CEOs in all modes to advocacy issues such as hours of service and CSA. Several sessions will cover best practices or perspectives by executives responsible for their company's freight transportation and supply chains. Highlighted keynote presenters for this year's event are Lee Corso, ESPN sports broadcaster, and Matthew Rose, Chairman and CEO of BNSF Railway. In addition, this event will feature an expansive exhibition of more than 100 transportation-related providers, including carriers of all modes of transportation, third-party logistics companies, and technology innovators.
"The NASSTRAC Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo promotes strategic thinking, learning, and invaluable networking for freight transportation and supply chain executives," said Candace Holowicki, NASSTRAC's education committee chairwoman and director of global transportation and logistics for TriMas Corp. "NASSTRAC continues to provide high-level content, practical ideas, and networking opportunities that help those of us in this industry to increase efficiencies, streamline the supply chain, and strengthen the bottom line for our organizations. I'd encourage any transportation or supply chain professional who is looking for new, innovative ways to contribute to their company's supply chain success to attend this event."For conference and expo details, visit www.NASSTRAC.org or call 952-442-8850 extension 208. The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) provides education, advocacy, provider relations, and networking for professionals involved in all modes of transportation, ranging from full truckload and LTL to air, expedited, containerization and global logistics. For more information, visit www.NASSTRAC.org . Contact: Brian Everett, Executive Director952-442-8850 x201 or media@NASSTRAC.org SOURCE NASSTRAC