TCA, Natso team up for panel on trucking’s future

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) and Natso, the trade association of the truckstop and travel plaza industry, will offer a joint panel titled “The Future of Trucking” during Natso’s annual conference in Las Vegas on Feb. 27

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) and Natso, the trade association of the truckstop and travel plaza industry, will offer a joint panel titled “The Future of Trucking” during Natso’s annual conference in Las Vegas on Feb. 27.

The panel will bring together such industry experts as U.S. Xpress Enterprises co-chairman & president Pat Quinn; O&S Trucking, Inc. president Jim O’Neal; ACT Research partner and senior analyst Kenny Vieth; and Ernie Betancourt, former president & CEO of Innovative Computing Corporation and president of QuikQ LLC.

The panel will take place on the first day of Natso’s conference, scheduled for Feb. 27 to March 3 at Caesars Palace. TCA will host its annual convention at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort, Feb. 28 to March 3.

“The transportation industry must continually transform itself to remain competitive,” said TCA president Chris Burruss. “This session allows opportunities for industry partners to exchange ideas and promote innovations that will chart a roadmap back to profit for everyone’s benefit.”

The panel is sponsored by Shell Lubricants and will be open to all attendees who are registered for either event.

“We’re crafting a powerhouse event with a clear message: ‘Now is the time to create your future,’” said Natso president & CEO Lisa Mullings. “This is a pivotal moment to identify steps to take today to prepare our industries for tomorrow’s opportunities.”

A line up of speakers and exhibitors and a schedule for the Natso show is available at www.natso.com. The meeting will mark the start of a year-long celebration of Natso’s 50th anniversary.

The TCA Convention is a forum for truckload executives and industry suppliers to gather to share ideas, to network and to solve common management issues affecting the truckload industry.

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