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National Summit on Agricultural and Food Truck Transport for the Future

Apr 25-26, 2007 – Provide a venue for the trucking industry and other interested organizations to discuss critical issues and bring forth ideas to strengthen commercial trucking as a key partner in the future success of U.S. agriculture. Given the essential role the trucking sector plays in U.S. agriculture, this national venue will encourage proactive and coordinated efforts, and contribute to efficient and effective transportation of agricultural commodities and food for the future.

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Presentations

TitlePresenter
Keynote Address (PDF, 37K)Hon. Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture
Commercial Agricultural and Food Trucking Industry Structure, Performance, Capacity and Challenges (PDF, 408K)Jack Eberspacher, President, Agricultural Retailers Association
Commercial Agricultural and Food Trucking Industry Structure, Performance, Capacity and Challenges – A CHS Perspective (PDF, 76K)Kelly Morrow, Vice President, Transportation, CHS, Inc.
Commercial Agricultural and Food Trucking Industry Structure, Performance, Capacity and Challenges (PDF, 23K)A. J. Yates, Deputy Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Retired
U.S. Fuel Ethanol Industry: Trends and Future Development (PDF, 1365K)Greg Krissek, Director Government Affairs, ICM
The Role of Agriculture in Our Energy Future (PDF, 365K)Roger Johnson, President Elect, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Transport Refrigeration (PDF, 574K)Ted Fick, President, Thermo King Corporation
Innovative Truck/Rail Transport and Future of Trucking and Agriculture Shipping (PDF, 496K)Donna Lemm, Director of Business Development, Mallory Alexander International Logistics
Innovative Truck/Rail Transport and Future of Trucking and Agriculture Shipping (PDF, 84K)Kendell W. Keith, President, National Grain and Feed Association
Bulk Trucking Distribution and Security in Food Industry (PDF, 227K)John Conley, President, National Tank Truck Carriers Inc.
A Brown Perspective on Intermodal Transportation in the Future (PDF, 24K)Tom Jensen, Vice President, United Parcel Service
The Rapid Structural Changes in Agriculture – The Golden Age? (PDF, 789K)Dan Basse, President, Ag Resource Company
Threats to the Agricultural and Food Truck Transportation Industry (PDF, 520K)Kay Johnson, Executive Vice President, Animal Agricultural Alliance
Confronting Threats to Agricultural and Food Transportation (PDF, 923K)Jim Balestra, Chief Operating Officer, Safefreight Technology
Threats to the Agricultural and Food Truck Transportation Industry (PDF, 147K)Tim Lynch, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Legislative Affairs, American Trucking Associations
High Performance Retention (PDF, 41K)Kevin Burch, President, JET Express, Inc.
Transportation Supply, Demand and Distribution (PDF, 285K)William M. Schuler, President and CEO, Castellini Group of Companies
Highway Infrastructure & Intermodal Gateways: Meeting the Demand for U.S. Freight Transportation (PDF, 844K)Kate Quinn, Team Leader, Program Delivery, Office of Freight Management and Operations, Federal Highway Administration
Keeping America's Food Supply Safe: The Transporters' Role (PDF, 4775K)Leslye Fraser, Director Office of Regulations, Policy and Social Sciences, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Benchmarking and Assessment of Food Transportation Security (PDF, 158K)Dr. Allen Erera, Associate Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
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