Fuel Strategies Workshop
scheduled for June 19
Apr 28, 2008 10:03 AM
The American Trucking Associations will host a Fuel Strategies Workshop on June 19 to help the trucking industry cope with skyrocketing fuel prices.
While ATA is taking steps at the federal level to reduce fuel prices, this workshop is designed to educate motor carriers about new technologies and operating practices that will help them conserve diesel fuel and implement cutting-edge diesel fuel purchasing strategies to reduce their fuel bill.
This one-day seminar, to be held at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington VA, will provide attendees with practical solutions from industry experts to help conserve fuel, operate more efficiently, and ultimately reduce their fuel bills.
Fleet managers, fuel purchasers, economists and policy professionals will provide an overview of technologies and techniques to reduce fuel consumption, fuel purchasing strategies, methods of accurately measuring fuel economy, and costs and benefits of alternative fuels.
Featured speakers include:
•Guy Caruso, administrator of the Energy Information Administration.
•Sara Banaszak, senior economist for the American Petroleum Institute.
•Steve Graham, vice president of Schneider National Inc.
•Allen Schaefer, president, Diesel Technology Forum along with Ken Adams, vice- president, Jevic Transportation Inc; Ron Szapacs, maintenance specialist, Air Products & Chemicals Inc; and Dan Umphress, managing director, maintenance solutions, FedEx Freight, will participate in a panel discussion.
•Braxton Vick, senior vice president of Southeastern Freight Lines Inc.
•John Sullivan; director of service for Boydstun Metal Works Inc.
•Richard Wood, president of Solus Solutions and Technologies LLC.
•Mark Clark, manager of vehicle/GSE engineering worldwide for FedEx Express.
•Kirk Altrichter, vice president of maintenance for Gordon Trucking Inc.
•ATA First Vice Chairman Charles "Shorty" Whittington, president of Grammer Industries Inc.
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