F3: Future of Freight Festival Features Captivating Speakers


F3 from FreightWaves: The Future of Freight festival will bring top freight and logistics companies and their staff to Chattanooga in two weeks. From November 1-3, six keynote speakers will discuss topics ranging from the future of the industry to how to weather the adversity of the state of the Chinese economy.

Keynote speakers include:

Spencer Frazier is executive vice president of sales and marketing for JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. In this role, Frazier is responsible for establishing JB Hunt’s business growth strategy, which is enabled by company investments. in human resources, technology and capabilities. He leads an integrated team of sales, marketing, customer experience and global professionals focused on creating and delivering value for JB Hunt customers.

Rosemary Coates has been a management consultant for over 25 years, helping over 80 global supply chain clients around the world. She is an Amazon.com bestselling author with five books on supply chain management, including the Relocation Guide, 42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in Chinaand the Legal Smith – How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes. She also serves as an expert witness in legal cases involving global supply chain disputes.

John Ibbitson co-author Empty planet: the shock of world population decline, which has been translated into nine languages ​​and is sold worldwide. Since arriving in 1999 at The Globe and MailCanada’s national newspaper, he has served as Washington bureau chief, Ottawa bureau chief, political editor and, since 2015, a general writer.

Leland R. Miller is a frequent commentator on outlets such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, CNN, BNN, BBC and FOX Business, and has been a guest host on two of the financial world’s top morning news shows, CNBC Squawk Box and Bloomberg Surveillance. His work is featured regularly in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, New Yorker, The Atlantic, Forbes, Foreign Policy, The Hilland South China Morning Post.

Manti Te’o rose to national prominence during his collegiate years at Notre Dame, culminating in his final season when he finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting and led the Irish to a championship appearance. national. While in college, Manti was the victim of an elaborate catfishing prank that was recently documented on Netflix’s “UNTOLD: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist.”

Peter Zeihan is a critically acclaimed author whose first two books – The Accidental Superpower and the absent superpower – set the stage for his latest outing, The end of the world is just the beginning: Mapping the collapse of globalization. Understanding what drives tomorrow’s headlines, Zeihaan’s approach transforms dense, heavy subject matter into accessible and relevant takeaways for audiences. Combining expert understanding of demographics, economics, energy, politics, technology and security, Zeihan will speak on the changing global landscape, its impact on national supply chains world and what we can do now to prepare for an uncertain future.

Although these are the keynote speakers for F3, dozens of additional speakers attend F3. The immersive experience offers so much more quick demonstrations of the latest FreightTech technologies, interactive sponsor exhibits and a festival that will include exclusive VIP experiences, entertainment and music. ‍

Attendees will explore the future of FreightTech, engage with industry leaders and FreightWaves staff, and attend discussions focused on all modes of transportation: trucking, air, ocean, and rail. There will be sessions with experts and entrepreneurs, and multiple opportunities to network with colleagues and new acquaintances from across the industry.

To get tickets, learn more about the event speakers and the agenda, visit the F3: Future of Freight event site.

FREIGHTWAVES’ Top 500 list of for-hire carriers includes JB Hunt (#4).


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