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Trucking Profitability Strategies

Improve performance and profitability

Trucking Profitability Strategies brings senior trucking professionals together to discuss best practices and emerging trends that can immediately improve performance and profitability and prepare participants for future opportunities and challenges. For 30 years this program has continued to feature leaders in trucking as presenters and panelists.


  • Fuel
  • Key Performance Indicators In a Changing/Evolving Environment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • CEO Roundtable "Hot Topics"
  • Equipment & Maintenance
  • Opinions & Advice

Who Will Benefit

Senior trucking professionals or rising trucking professionals.

Note: Unlike other programs, no suppliers or vendors attend this conference.

Attendance is restricted to asset-based trucking companies to maximize the learning and networking experience.


Relevant, current knowledge of emerging trends in trucking that will help keep you competitive, knowledgeable, and able to capitalize on opportunities as they arise.

Advisory Board Members

Program Chair

Andy Damkroger

VP-IT Strategy and Ops

Werner Enterprises

Board Chair

Ben Schill

Chief Executive Officer

Paper Transport, Inc.

Past Board Chair

Karen Smerchek


Veriha Trucking

TPS Program Director

Gary W. Sergent

Director-Conf. & Symp.

University of Georgia

Dave Fulawka

Associate Vice President Network Analytics and Development

Bison Transport Inc.

Tim Harrington

Executive Vice President of Sales

Swift Transportation


Robert "Bob" Lewis

Vice President

Inter-Coastal Trucking


Craig Savell

President &  CEO

Total Transportation of Mississippi


Gary Short, III

Director-Fleet Operations

Go-To Transport, Inc.

Whitney Stokes

Vice President Logistics

Big M Transportation

Lee Thigpen

Vice President Pricing

U. S. Xpress, Inc.

Heath Treasure


Super T Transport, Inc.