CCJ Symposium May 21-23, 2018
The Westin Hilton Head Island
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Agenda is subject to change. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.


Monday, May 21, 2018

10:00 a.m. Golf Tournament Starts
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Innovators TED Talk
5:00 – 5:15 p.m. Break
5:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Panels
6:00 p.m. Reception & Dinner


Tuesday, May 22, 2018

7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast

Game Changers: e-Commerce & Blockchain Distribution
The rapid growth of online retail and emergence of Blockchain distribution already are changing the way some carriers deliver freight. Discover ways to leverage technologies and reposition your freight model and equipment mix to take advantage of these new opportunities.
7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
The Next Big Thing in Trucking
8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
The Rise of Online Retail
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
The Future of Logistics Management
Understanding Blockchain
Opportunities in e-Commerce

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Solution Sessions

A session of supplier consultations focusing on solving your problems. Indicate your biggest challenges on the registration form and the CCJ Symposium team will pair you with suppliers that can help you mitigate your challenges and maximize your profits.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m 
Lunch & Peer-to-Peer Discussions

Join breakout session speakers and industry experts for a round table, small group discussion about trucking's biggest issues and find solutions that work best for you. Come prepared with questions, concerns and potential talking points because you will have the chance to join the conversation.

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Free Time

The Dawn of Electrics
Alternative powertrains are not new to trucking, but few have held the promise to permeate the truck market as electric powertrains. Separate fact from fiction as traditional truck OEMs and new players quickly launch solutions and draw new battle lines in the race to challenge diesel’s dominance.
2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Electric Vehicles - Hype or Hope?
3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
The Death of Diesel?
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.


4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
Evaluating Alternative Powertrain Performance
Maintenance Challenges
Selling a Greener Service

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.


5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Keynote Address
5:45 – 10:00 p.m.

Reception & Free Night in Hilton Head

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast

Driving the Next Generation
As the driver shortage reaches critical mass, old methods of driver recruiting are not enough to keep pace with freight demand. Discover what matters when appealing to new sources and generations of drivers and ensure a steady pipeline of talent for years to come.
7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
Who's Behind the Wheel?
8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
When Pay is Not Enough
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
Grow Your Own
Build a Pipeline
Develop Your Message


10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Closing Keynote
11:15 a.m.
CCJ Symposium Adjourns