Operations Breakout Sessions

 

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

Becoming a Data Driven Transportation Company (Carriers & Brokers)
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 the way they work and helping them to make better decisions.

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 Driving Your Marketing and Organizing Your Sales Efforts with CRM (Carriers & Brokers)
Several McLeod customers will share their approach to running successful marketing campaigns and using McLeod CRM to drive their sales efforts.

Best Practices for Making Your Daily Numbers (Logistics)
In this session, our trainers and customer advocates will share with you a set of best practices for using the system to support your daily brokerage operations in ways that help you reach your goals every day, with the right interpretation of your data and how you should act on it.

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 cut through the hype, explore what Blockchain really is today, and explore some realistic use cases for the trucking industry. We will also present industry consortium plans to further exploit Blockchain technology.

Carrier Scorecard (Logistics)
In this session, we will show you how to set up the new Carrier Scorecard in PowerBroker, and several current McLeod customers will discuss their best practices for configuring and using the Carrier Scorecard in their daily operations.

Carriers, Understanding Trends and Acting on Your KPIs (Carriers)
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 (Carriers & Brokers)
Several McLeod customers will discuss their journey to implement Continuous Improvement in their company and the gains they have reaped from those efforts.

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

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

Introduction to DocumentPower and FlowLogix (Carriers & Brokers)
In this session, we will give you a "101" level introduction to the DocumentPower and FlowLogix family of products, including the base DocumentPower imaging system, FlowLogix Workflow, and all of the complimentary elements of this product suite, such as eForms, Logix Apps, Logix Designer, plus the pre-packeged Logix Solutions. This session is intended for current McLeod customers who are not yet using, or not yet familiar with, our imaging and owrkflow products.

KSM Benchmark Program (Carriers)
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 (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 come 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.

Logistics Companies, The Right KPIs for Your Organization (Logistics)
Several brokers will explain how they use and react to their most important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on a daily basis.

Logix Solutions Business Process Automation for Automating Accounts Payable and Logix Mobile Short Haul Driver App (Carriers & Brokers)
In this session, our Logix Solutions team will introduce the Accounts Payable Automation and the Short Haul Driver App for smart phones.

Logix Solutions For Logistics, Carrier Onboarding and e-Rate Confirmation (Logistics)
Learn about the stand alone McLeod Logix Solutions products that have proven to be huge time and overhead savers for brokers. In this session, we will introduce you to the eRate Confirmation and Carrier Onboarding solutions.

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

Managing HOS and Planning in the Era of the ELD Mandate (Carriers)
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 EDI (Carriers & Brokers)
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 & Brokers)
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 (Carriers & Brokers)
In this session, our current customers are invited to come share their ideas for improving and expanding the product.

More Logix Solutions for Business Process Automation (Carriers & Brokers)
In this session, our Logix Solutions team will introduce a number of new products, including Driver Load Selection, which lets owner operators or company drivers select their next load from a short list of choices offered by the planner. Learn about Documents on Demandm which makes what you are looking for instantly available, Brokerage Document Capture for carriers, a Driver Record document repository, where you can transmit trip related documents and load permits out to the driver, and the new Electronic Driver’s Lounge, where you can share driver centric information such as news, training videos, best practice information, and other things important to your drivers.

New Capabilities for McLeod FlowLogix (Carriers & Logistics)
In this session, we will introduce some brand new capabilities for McLeod's FlowLogix product.  One new feature will enable FlowLogix developers to build integration with customer shipment portals.  These capabilities can interact in an automated way with web sites to turn website data into data in your system, without all the manual processes and error prone re-entry.  We will also unveil a new API integration capability to allow FlowLogix developers to build web service based API integration into FlowLogix solutions for both McLeod and 3rd party API’s.

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

Platooning! (Carriers)
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.

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

PowerBroker Update (Logistics)
Learn about the new features in PowerBroker. McLeod Software's growing investment in our core products is evident in these new features., including our new Waterfall Tendering module.

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

Reporting with McLeod IQ (Carriers & Brokers)

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 (Carriers & Brokers)
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.

Shippers Perspective (Carriers & Brokers)
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 (Carriers)
Come learn about the latest products and integration solutions from Skybitz.

Successful LTL Brokerage (Logistics)In this customer panel discussion, several companies will share their insights on integrating LTL brokerage into their operations and  lessons they have learned.

The Demographics of Driver Management (Carriers)
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.

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

Using Advanced Planning to Optimize Your Network and Operations (Carriers)
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 (Carriers & Brokers)
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 (Carriers)
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 (Carriers)I
n 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 (Carriers & Brokers)
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 (Carriers & Brokers)
Learn how to set up and use the McLeod Pricing & 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 & Brokers)
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) (Carriers & Brokers)
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 (Carriers & Brokers)
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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