FREIGHT IN THE SOUTHEAST 2020

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December 14-16, 2020  - Virtual Conference

The 10th Freight in the Southeast Conference was held virtually in 2 sets of sessions with an overall theme of "Trends and Connections".  The conference showcased the changing conditions that are influencing freight movement in the southeast and provided opportunities to explore ideas to help transportation leaders understand the trends impacting all modes of freight.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 10th Freight in the Southeast Conference was held virtually which did not provide the usual in person interaction.  Small group discussions were incorporated in the conference to provide opportunities for attendees to participate in an  interactive setting to share and communicate thoughts on topics discussed.

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Sponsors:

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Agenda:

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Conference Program & Speaker Bios

Monday, December 14

Battered but Not Broken - CSCMP State Logistics Report

 

2020 Changes in Travel Demand, Congestion and Safety at the Regional Level

 

Case Study/News/Trends - Kentucky Riverports, Highway & Rail Freight Analysis Study and Kentucky Statewide Truck Parking Assessment and Action Plan

 

Case Study - America's Marine Highway Growth Opportunities

Tuesday, December 15 

2020 Changes in Freight Flows and Marine Terminal Gateways

 

Operational Excellence and Innovation

  • Tom McQueen, Georgia DOT, Moderator

  • Dan Cremer, UPS

  • Dave Malenfant, TCU Center for Supply Chain Innovation

 

Case Study/News/Trends - Short Line Railroads - Engines of Economic Development

 

Case Study - What is it going to take to KEEP THE TRUCKS ROLLING?

 

Wednesday, December 16 

Freight Data Strategies for Corridors of Economic Significance

 

Commercial Real Estate Trends and Challenges

 

Case Study/News/Trends - Arkansas Crash Analytics Tool (ACAT)

  • Jimmy McDonald, Metro Analytics, Moderator

  • Taunya Kidd, Arkansas DOT

 

Case Study - Freight Cluster Plans - Subarea Planning for Freight Movement and Industrial Development