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National Summit on Agricultural and Food Truck Transport for the Future
2007 Proceedings

The first ever National Summit on Agricultural and Food Truck Transport for the Future was held in Washington, D.C. April 25-26, 2007, with more than 200 attendees and 40 speakers participating.

Presentations

  • Keynote Address
    Hon. Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture
    View Transcript (PDF, 39K)
  • Commercial Agricultural and Food Trucking Industry Structure, Performance, Capacity and Challenges
    Jack Eberspacher, President, Agricultural Retailers Association
    View Presentation (PDF, 415K)
  • Commercial Agricultural and Food Trucking Industry Structure, Performance, Capacity and Challenges
    Kelly Morrow, Vice President, Transportation, CHS, Inc.
    View Presentation (PDF, 78K)
  • Commercial Agricultural and Food Trucking Industry Structure, Performance, Capacity and Challenges
    A. J. Yates, Deputy Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Retired
    View Presentation (PDF, 26K)
  • Renewable Fuels - Future Challenges and Opportunities for the Trucking and Agriculture Industries
    Greg Krissek, Director Government Affairs, ICM
    View Presentation (PDF, 1377K)
  • Renewable Fuels - Future Challenges and Opportunities for the Trucking and Agriculture Industries
    Roger Johnson, President Elect, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
    View Presentation (PDF, 367K)
  • Innovative Truck/Rail Transport and Future of Trucking and Agriculture Shipping
    Ted Fick, President, Thermo King Corporation
    View Presentation (PDF, 578K)
  • Innovative Truck/Rail Transport and Future of Trucking and Agriculture Shipping
    Donna Lemm, Director of Business Development, Mallory Alexander International Logistics
    View Presentation (PDF, 503K)
  • Innovative Truck/Rail Transport and Future of Trucking and Agriculture Shipping
    Kendell W. Keith, President, National Grain and Feed Association
    View Presentation (PDF, 88K)
  • Innovative Truck/Rail Transport and Future of Trucking and Agriculture Shipping
    John Conley, President, National Tank Truck Carriers Inc.
    View Presentation (PDF, 231K)
  • Agriculture and Food Truck Transport for the Future: A Global Perspective
    Tom Jensen, Vice President, United Parcel Service
    View Presentation (PDF, 26K)
  • Agriculture and Food Truck Transport for the Future: A Global Perspective
    Dan Basse, President, Ag Resource Company
    View Presentation (PDF, 810K)
  • Threats to the Agriculture and Food Truck Transportation Industry
    Kay Johnson, Executive Vice President, Animal Agricultural Alliance
    View Presentation (PDF, 528K)
  • Threats to the Agriculture and Food Truck Transportation Industry
    Jim Balestra, Chief Operating Officer, Safefreight Technology
    View Presentation (PDF, 925K)
  • Threats to the Agriculture and Food Truck Transportation Industry
    Tim Lynch, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Legislative Affairs, American Trucking Associations
    View Presentation (PDF, 149K)
  • Agriculture and Food Truck Transportation, Regulatory & Business Issues
    Kevin Burch, President, JET Express, Inc.
    Topic – Driver Retention
    View Presentation (PDF, 43K)
  • Agriculture and Food Truck Transportation, Regulatory & Business Issues
    William M. Schuler, President and CEO, Castellini Group of Companies
    Topic – Transportation Supply, Demand and Distribution
    View Presentation (PDF, 291K)
  • Agriculture and Food Truck Transportation, Regulatory & Business Issues
    Kate Quinn, Team Leader, Program Delivery, Office of Freight Management and Operations, Federal Highway Administration
    Topic – Highway Infrastructure and Intermodal Gateways: Positioning Resources to Meet U.S. Freight Demand
    View Presentation (PDF, 849K)
  • Security Issues and Requirements in Agricultural and Food Truck Movements – Keeping America's Food Supply Safe
    Leslye Fraser, Director Office of Regulations, Policy and Social Sciences, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    View Presentation (PDF, 4781K)
  • Security Issues and Requirements in Agricultural and Food Truck Movements – Keeping America's Food Supply Safe
    Dr. Allen Erera, Associate Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
    View Presentation (PDF, 160K)
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