Best Practice Sharing Breakout Sessions

 

Every year a wide range of successful McLeod customers come to User Conference to share the best practices and lessons learned from their business. Expect to hear new ideas and different ways to succeed with things you are trying to accomplish, as well as other subjects you may be planning to tackle.

ALK (Carriers & Logistics)
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from ALK.

An Update on Industry Standards and New Rules:  Revenue Recognition & Leasing (Carriers & Logistics)
The new FASB rules certainly have implications for revenue recognition in the transportation industry. In this session, we will discuss the changes and some potential best practices for revenue recognition. New leasing accounting standards are also final, and they will affect the way some companies need to manage their lease strategy. We will discuss the specifics of how new leasing standards are likely to impact transportation companies.

Applying Business Process Automation for Billing and Settlements (Carriers & Logistics)
Several McLeod customers will discuss how they have successfully applied business process automation to the billing, settlements, and collections process.

Applying Business Process Automation for Your Brokerage Operations (Logistics)
Several McLeod customers will discuss how they have successfully applied business process automation to their critical processes to save time, money, and energy by automating routine tasks, such as carrier onboarding and rate confirmations.

Asset Management and Taxes (Carriers & Logistics)
Transportation businesses can have tax nexus in multiple jurisdictions. Managing your assets, and their valuation, can affect your business in multiple ways from Taxes to Credit lines. The panel will discuss the impact of the changing landscape in these and other related areas.

Automating Your Back Office with Logix Solutions Part I: Billing, Settlements and AutoBilling (Carriers & Logistics)
Learn about McLeod's new Logix Solutions Advanced Billing and Settlements, plus our new AutoBilling capabilities that completely automate the billing cycle.

Automating your Back Office with Logix Solutions Part II: Billing Accelerator and Automated Collections (Carriers & Logistics)
The Logix Solutions Billing Accelerator is designed to do just that. Learn how to speed up your billing cycle. We will also cover the Automated Collections process to speed up your payment cycle. These back office solutions work together to provide the transportation industry's most sophisticated and complete back office automation.

Best Practices for Carrier Recruiting, Onboarding, and Retention (Logistics)
Several logistics companies will share their approach to identifying and becoming "sticky" with the best carriers, so they have both sufficient and reliable capacity to serve their customers, and capacity with which to make profits.

Best Practices for Configuring and Using the Driver Scorecard Module (Carriers)
Learn how to set up the LoadMaster Driver Scorecard for your company and understand some best practices for using this tool to coach and recognize your drivers.

Best Practices for Driver Management (Carriers)
Our trainers and customer advocates will share with you a set of best practices for using the system to support your driver management process.

Best Practices for Managing Bids and Pricing (Carriers & Logistics)
Several McLeod customers will discuss how they approach the task of responding to bids. Learn how  automation is helping them get it done faster with more informed choices.

Best Practices for Planning (Carriers)
Our trainers and McLeod customer advocates will share with you a set of best practices for using the system to support your planning process.

Best Practices for Setting Up and Using the Driver Detention Module (Carriers)
Our trainers will show you the details and best practices for setting up the Driver Detention module and effectively using it to be proactive and get paid for detention.

Best Practices for Setting Up and Using the Safety Module (Carriers)
Our trainers will show you how to set up the Safety Module in your LoadMaster system, along with ways your safety team can use it more effectively.

Blockchain: What is it and Should You Care? (Carriers & Logistics)
One of the latest buzz items in our industry is Blockchain and what it will really mean for transportation providers.  In this session we will explore what Blockchain really is today and both the things that are likely to impact transportation providers as well as the "might someday" implications.

Continuous Improvement Programs, How to Make Them Work (Carriers & Logistics)
Several McLeod customers will discuss their journey to implement Continuous Improvement in their company and the gains they have reaped from those efforts.

Cyber Security, Don't be the Next Headline (Carriers & Logistics)
In this session, we will host a panel of experts to discuss the ten most important things you need to do to keep your systems and your data safe.

DAT (Carriers & Logistics)
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from DAT.

LoadMaster Enterprise Update (Carriers)
Learn about the new features in LoadMaster Enterprise. McLeod Software's growing investment in our core products is evident in these new features.

LoadMaster Idea Exchange (Carriers)
In this session, our current LoadMaster customers are invited to share their ideas for improving and expanding the product.

LoadMaster LTL Overview (Carriers)
LoadMaster Enterprise and LoadMaster LTL are now a single system. In this session, you can learn about how LoadMaster supports the 24/7 operations mode of an LTL carrier.

MacroPoint (Carriers & Logistics)
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from MacroPoint.

Making Your Key Users more effective (Carriers & Logistics)
Your designated Key Users for your McLeod system play a crucial role in the support process. In this session, we will teach Key Users all of the things they need to know in order to get the most out of the McLeod Help Desk and Support process.

Managing Your Back Office Process (Carriers & Logistics)
In this session we will show you some short cuts, best practices, and techniques for streamlining various processes in your back office operations, including reconciliation tasks.

Managing Your EDI (Carriers & Logistics)
Your EDI performance is crucial to your company's image with your customers. There are many things you can do to improve and sustain your EDI performance, and in this session, we will share a number of the best practices you can implement today.

McLeod IQ (Carriers & Logistics)
McLeod IQ is the most powerful business intelligence solution in the transportation industry. Learn about the new financial analysis and reporting module as well as other recent enhancements.

Mergers and Acquisitions, Preparation and Aftermath (Carriers & Logistics)
An expert panel will bring different perspectives to a robust discussion of this important topic in the life of many companies today. We will present the perspectives of the investors/buyers, acquirers, analysts, and investment bankers along with a few CFOs who have lived it.

Mixing Financial and Operational Data in Your Company Analytics and Reporting (Carriers & Logistics)
Our panel of transportation industry CFOs will discuss their approach to mixing financial and operational data in the analysis that they and their management teams consume. They will share their best practices and insights on “how to.”  Our panelists will also explain how they are trying to keep variances from impacting decisions, and how they work to give their management confidence in the numbers.

Reporting with McLeod IQ (Carriers & Logistics)
McLeod IQ, our new data warehouse and business intelligence solution, is the easiest tool McLeod customers have ever had for custom reporting and analysis. In this session, we will show you how it works and open your eyes to the all the possibilities it presents.

Shippers Perspective (Carriers & Logistics)
In this panel session, a group of shippers will discuss the changing pressures they face and how they hope to engage their transportation providers going forward.

System Security, Backup, and Recovery Best Practices (Carriers & Logistics)
The outside threats to security and data integrity have never been greater. In this session, we will review the best practices for system security, maintenance, and recovery. Every company wants the best performance from their current system while protecting their business against any contingency. Our systems team will help you understand how.

Tax Reporting (Carriers & Logistics)
In this session, learn the best ways to accomplish your full range of tax reporting tasks.

Transportation Intermediaries Association Update (Logistics)
In this session, you will learn about the latest developments both on the legislative and regulatory fronts from the TIA.

Truckstop.com (Carriers & Logistics)
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from Truckstop.com.

Using FlowLogix to Build Your Own Business Process Automation Solutions (Carriers & Logistics)
McLeod FlowLogix, when purchased with the editor, is a powerful tool both carriers and brokers can use to build their own business process automation and workflow solutions. Several McLeod customers will share how they have done this and lessons learned along the way.

Using LoadMaster LTL for Final Mile Delivery and Partial Shipments (Carriers)
In this session, we will explain the option of using the new LoadMaster LTL product for truckload partial shipments and as a final mile delivery solution.

Using McLeod Pricing and Bid Management (Carriers & Logistics)
Learn how to set up and use the McLeod Pricing and Bid Management module to become more efficient in your bid responses and far more effective in making the pricing decisions that go into those responses.

Using the Newest Version of Responsibility Filtering to Segment Your Users, Agents, Terminals, and Divisions (Carriers & Logistics)
In this session, our trainers will help you learn how to use the newest version of Responsibility Filtering within your LoadMaster or PowerBroker system. Discover some of the best ways to use it for segmenting and segregating users and operations within your company.

Women in Trucking Update (Carriers & Logistics)
How can you increase the percentage of women in your company? From driver to CEO, women are under-represented in the trucking industry. Find out why women don't look at careers in transportation and how your company can attract and retain more women.

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