Carrier Breakout Sessions

 

Accounting Idea Exchange
In this session, the financial professionals from our current customers are invited to share their ideas for improving and expanding the system.

ALK
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from ALK

An Update on Industry Standards and New Rules:  Revenue Recognition & Leasing
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
Several McLeod customers will discuss how they have successfully applied business process automation to the billing, settlements, and collections process.

Asset Management and Taxes
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
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
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.

Becoming a Data Driven Transportation Company
Learn how using big data can drive big insight and change the way you run your company. In this session, several successful McLeod customers will share with you how analytics are changing they way they work and helping them to make better decisions.

Best Practices for Configuring and Using the Driver Scorecard Module
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
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 Driving Your Marketing and Organizing Your Sales Efforts with CRM
Several McLeod customers will share their approach to running successful marketing campaigns and using McLeod CRM to drive their sales efforts.

Best Practices for Managing Bids and Pricing
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
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
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
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?
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.

Carriers, Understanding Trends and Acting on Your KPIs
Several carriers will explain how they use and react to their most important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on a daily basis.

Continuous Improvement Programs, How to Make Them Work
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
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
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from DAT.

Document Power and FlowLogix Idea Exchange
In this session, our current customers are invited to come their ideas for improving and expanding the products.

Geotab
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from Geotab.

KSM Benchmark Program
In its fourth year, the McLeod/Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) benchmark program continues to shed light on the range of operational performance levels against different metrics. In this session, Tim Almack of KSM will share some insights from the 2016 study.

LoadMaster Enterprise Update
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
In this session, our current LoadMaster customers are invited to share their ideas for improving and expanding the product.

LoadMaster LTL Overview
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
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from MacroPoint.

Making Your Key Users More Effective
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 HOS and Planning in the Era of the ELD Mandate
What are the secrets to not losing capacity, keeping your drivers moving, and doing the best job of planning in the ELD environment? Join us for this informative panel discussion with several McLeod customers.

Managing Your Back Office Process
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
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
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.

McLeod IQ Idea Exchange
In this session, our current customers are invited to share their ideas for improving and expanding the product.

Mergers and Acquisitions, Preparation and Aftermath
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
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.

Omnitracs
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from Omnitracs.

Platooning!
Come hear about the technology and working concepts that might bring truck platooning to a highway near you. In this session, we will hear from the folks working on this concept and the technology needed to support it.

Rand McNally
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from Randy McNally.

Reporting with McLeod IQ
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.

Setting Up and Managing Permissions and Profiles, Maintaining Your Master Files & Control Files
Gain a better understanding of how to set up, manage, and change permissions and profiles. Plus learn how to maintain the master files and control files that were set up in your initial implementation.

Setting Up Revenue and Expense Allocation
In this session, we will show you how to set up the Revenue and Expense Allocation in your McLeod system, and how it can be used in reporting.

Shippers Perspective
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.

SkyBitz
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from SkyBitz.

System Security, Backup, and Recovery Best Practices
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
In this session, learn the best ways to accomplish your full range of tax reporting tasks.

The Demographics of Driver Management
In this session, we will discuss the important aspect of demographics, and how it impacts the way you need to manage in the era of a changing driver workforce. Join us for this lively panel discussion.

The Smart Truck as a Client
As tractors get more sophisticated, and their internal systems grow in capabilities, we expect to see the "tractor as a client" arriving for your McLeod LoadMaster system long before the real autonomous truck arrives. In this session, we will share some over the horizon concepts that may be closer than you think for turning that driver and tractor into real direct users in LoadMaster.

Truckload Carriers Association Update
In this session, you will learn about the latest developments for the Truckload Carriers Association.

Truckstop.com
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from Truckstop.com.

Using Advanced Planning to Optimize Your Network and Operations
In this session, carriers will discuss how they have optimized their planning process using the Manhattan Associates tools, and share the impact it has had on their network.

Using FlowLogix to Build Your Own Business Process Automation Solutions
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 Lane Analysis and Profitability Analysis to Influence Your Strategic and Tactical Decisions
Are you serving the right customers? How do you know? Several McLeod customers will share how using lane and profitability analysis drives the choices they make.

Using LoadMaster LTL for Final Mile Delivery and Partial Shipments
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 Anywhere
This session will include an overview of the capabilities, best practices, and practical uses for the McLeod Anywhere product.

Using McLeod Pricing and Bid Management
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 McLeod API
In this session, we will give you a technical overview of the McLeod Application Program Interface (API) product and how it can be used with web services for integration solutions with your LoadMaster and PowerBroker systems.

Using the Newest Version of Responsibility Filtering to Segment Your Users, Agents, Terminals, and Divisions
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.

Using the Rapid Alert Notification System (RANS)
Our trainers will help you understand how McLeod's Rapid Alert Notification System (RANS) works and how you can configure it. We will also share some best practices for setting up ad using RANS.

What FSMA Really Means for Refrigerated Carriers
Jon Samson, Executive Director of the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference of the
American Trucking Associations, will lead this panel discussion about the actual impacts of the Food Safety Modernization Act and the road ahead for refrigerated carriers who serve the food market place.

Women in Trucking Update
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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