CCJ Solutions Summit November 12-14, 2018
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
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View our 2018 agenda below!

Agenda is subject to change. All times are in Mountain Time Zone.


Monday, November 12, 2018

9:00 a.m.

Golf Tournament Begins (Included with your registration fee)

Enjoy a day on the greens surrounded by spectacular mountains on a course that is managed by Troon Golf. The shotgun scramble tournament will start promptly at 9 a.m. and the driving range will be open at 7 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

Horseback Riding (Included with your registration fee)

Experience the Phoenix desert like never before - on horseback. Located in the heart of the Gila Native American Community, attendees will have the chance to take in the breathtaking beauty and see the desert from a unique point of view.

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Signaling a Change in Economic Standing

Noël Perry - Chief Economist,

5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Break
5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Town Hall Panels
Supporting the Driver Cost Management

Discover how leading companies are working to help you make your drivers’ lives easier and more comfortable on the road.

Learn how to evaluate and lower the fixed costs in your operation while improving performance and productivity.

6:45 – 8:30 p.m. Reception & Dinner


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.


8:00 – 8:45 a.m.
Market Movers: Sustaining Success

Dave Jackson - CEO & President, Knight-Swift Transportation

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Break
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Building a Winning Culture

Debbie Landry - Director of Driver Services, Halvor Lines

Mark Murrell - Co-Founder, CarriersEdge

Emory Mills - Director of Safety and Driver Administration, FTC Transportation

Nina Jolly - Human Resources Manager, TLD Logistics Services Inc.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Solutions Sessions

Join other like-minded fleets to find innovative ways to solve some of your biggest challenges. In these sessions you will join nine other fleet executives to work through critical issues your fleets face and come up with effective solutions.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Supplier One-on-One Meetings

A session of supplier consultations focusing on solving your problems. Indicate your biggest challenges on the registration form and the CCJ Solutions Summit team will pair you with suppliers that can help you mitigate your challenges.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free Time
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Update from Washington

Ed Gilroy - Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs, American Trucking Associations

4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Break
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Driver Pay Trends

Phil Wilt - President & COO, American Central Transport

Dan Wirkkala - CEO, Smokey Distributing

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Reception
5:45 p.m.

Free Night in Phoenix

Enjoy a free night exploring the vibrant nightlife and fine dining that Phoenix has to offer!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Improving Shipper-Carrier Cooperation

Don Digby, Jr. - President, Navajo Express

Chris DeWolfe - Logistics and Inventory Operations Manager, United Pipe & Steel Corp.

Bruce Gustas - Director of North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

Justin Neal - Vice President of Performance and Analytics, Heniff Transportation

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

The New CSA

Rich Lacey - Executive Vice President, SambaSafety

ELD Enforcement Trends

Collin Mooney - Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Jeremy Disbrow - Commercial Vehicle/Hazardous Materials Training Coordinator, Arizona Department of Public Safety

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Keynote Speaker

John Foley - Former Lead Solo Pilot, Blue Angels

11:30 a.m.
Solutions Summit Adjourns