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Monday, September 26, 2005
Keynote Presentation
8:30a - 10:00a

NASSTRAC is proud to announce its keynote for the 2005 Fall Conference to be Warren Hoemann, Deputy Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. FMCSA recently announced a new version of the Hours of Service rules, which makes this special keynote particularly timely.

> About the Keynote Presenter: Warren Hoemann, Deputy Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, FMCSA

General Session
Panel Discussion: "Logistics Career Pathing - Selling Yourself As A Leader"
10:30a - 12:00p

If you're in a supply chain or logistics management role within your organization, what steps do you need to take to effectively position yourself? Let's face it: "You always need to sell up." If you effectively sell yourself and the value that logistics plays to the success of an organization, you'll go far. During this discussion, you'll learn how to best nurture and promote your professional value and contribution, all while positioning yourself as a logistics leader - both internally and externally.

> About the Panel Executives: Donald Jacobson, CPC, President of LogiPros, LLC; Heather Sheehan, Corporate Director of Transportation & Logistics, Danaher Corporation; Gail Rutkowski, Director of Transportation Services, AIMS Logistics; Moderated by Chris Norak, Ph.D., Senior Partner, Chain Connectors.

General Session
"NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year" Awards Program
1:00p - 1:30p

This session will spotlight the recipients of the prestigious "NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year" Awards, which recognizes carriers who have received high ratings from shippers in terms of service, performance, and other criteria. This session will provide you with perspectives from leaders of these organizations on how they are able to achieve operational efficiencies, effectiveness, and overall performance excellence.

Executives accepting on behalf of their organizations include: Michael Smid, President & CEO of Roadway Express; David Gorman, President & CEO of Jevic Transportation; John Karlberg, President of New England Motor Freight; and David Vander Pol, President of Oak Harbor Freight Lines.

General Session: "Washington Update"
1:30p - 2:30p

New legislative developments are dramatically changing the face of logistics. This session will provide what shippers need to know on key legal, regulatory and legislative issues. You'll also gain helpful suggestions on what shippers can do to minimize supply chain disruptions.

> About the Presenter: John Cutler, Legal Counsel for NASSTRAC

Breakout Session: "Parcel Fraud: How To Control and Reduce Costs"
3:00p - 4:00p

Shipping managers are constantly looking for ways to decrease costs. This session will uncover some of the hidden reasons for high parcel costs including parcel fraud and how to control and reduce the price tag on your parcel spend. You will learn:

- How to prevent parcel fraud
- The role of technology in preventing parcel fraud
- Keys to controlling shipments and decreasing costs
- How tracking and reporting parcel shipments is crucial to improving parcel management

> About the Presenter: Bill Knasinski, Vice President of Parcel Solutions, GENCO

Breakout Session: "10 Tips For A Successful Truckload Program in a Capacity Constrained Environment"
3:00p - 4:00p

What do you do when there's not enough capacity? It's a huge challenge for logisticians in today's environment. During this session, you will learn a number of tips for a successful truckload program in a capacity-constrained environment. Topics covered incluce custom contract standardization, "core carrier" programs, quoting and pricing considerations, lane management, routing guides, vendor charge-back programs, and carrier performance measurement. Attend this session and you will take away an understanding of the components of a successful program and reaslistic examples for its application.

About the Presenter: Tim Podvin, General Manager, Global Procurement and Freight Payment, Ryder System Inc.

Tuesday, September 27, 2005
8 :00a- 9:00a

NASSTRAC is pleased to announce its second-day keynote for the 2005 Fall Conference to be Hon. Francis P. Mulvey, Commissioner of the Surface Transportation Board.

> About the Keynote Presenter: Hon. Francis P. Mulvey, Commissioner of the Surface Transportation Board


Carrier Panel Discussion: "The Changing Landscape of Carrier Options"
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
9 :00a - 10:30a

Options in the transportation industry are changing (and shrinking) as
mergers and consolidations continue to happen. A consolidating market has a
huge impact on how carriers do business - and ultimately how they can
service shippers. During this panel discussion, key executives from small,
mid-sized, and regional carriers and package/parcel carriers will shed light
on how consolidation is having an impact on their businesses and what they
do for their customers.

About the Executive Panelists: Jeffrey R. Brashares, Vice Chairman, Pacer Global Logistics; John R. Karlberg, President and Chief Operating Officer, New England Motor Freight; Dave Gorman, President and CEO for Jevic Transportation; and David Vander Pol, President of Oak Harbor Freight Line. Moderator: Stan Erickson, Associate Publisher, Transport Topics.

"We've Got Issues!" Perspectives on Recent Development on Capitol Hill
10:30a - 12:00p

New legislation is changing the landscape for how shippers do their
business. These range from changes in the rules for HAZMAT drivers,
interstate tolls, hours of service, and the elimination of fuel surcharges
to homeland security, border protection, and C-TPAT, to name a few. During
this provocative session, logisticians will give their insights on how their
companies are being impacted by new legislation, and will provide ideas on
how to best implement and change strategies to be most effective in this
changing landscape.

About the Executive Panelists: Matt Ehlinger, Director of Corporate Transportation, NCH Corporation; Doug Duncan, President and CEO, FedEx Freight; Tom Jensen, Public Affairs Manager, UPS, Ed Mortimer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Moderator: Michael Regan, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Tranzact Technologies, and NASSTRAC Advocacy Chair.

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