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Truckload Carriers Association Presents the Bridging Border Barriers Summit Bridging Border Barriers Summit on November 14 at Lionhead Golf & Conference Centre Mississauga, Ontario.

Executives from Canada and US motor carriers will gather at the Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Center in Mississauga, Ontario on November 14 for Bridging Border Barriers, an exclusive half-day event from the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) featuring conversations on cross-border commerce between the two countries. During the event, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’a (CVSA) Director of Roadside Inspections Programs: Kerri Wirachowsky will speak about the roadside inspection process and what CVSA does to promote uniformity as well she will give an update on Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). TCA’s Vice President of Government Affairs: Dave Heller will present on the latest happenings in the regulatory & legislative environments and how TCA is poised to address them. Following his remarks there will be a 30-minute networking session providing an opportunity for deeper conversations amongst the attendees. TCA Profitability Program’s (TPP) Retention Coach Ray Haight will give an inside look into this benchmarking program which highlights more than 200 key performance indicators and helps carriers become more efficient and profitable. He will also give an overview of TCA’s new employee/driver retention project plan which is a can’t miss discussion. Challenger Motor Freight’s Vice President Human Resources, Geoff Topping, will moderate a panel discussion featuring Ontario Trucking Association’s President & Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Chairman Stephen Laskowski, Bison Transport’s Chief Operating Officer Trevor Fridfinnson and Kriska Transportation’s President Mark Seymour. The panel will discuss current and potential cross-border issues, the USA/Canada/Mexico Trade Agreement, marijuana transportation, sleeper birth flexibility, ELD, size and weight tec. “It’s imperative for those in the industry to discuss our steadfast partnerships,” says TCA’s President John Lyboldt. “The event will not only inform attendees of the ever-changing regulatory landscape, but it will be an open forum – one that spurs conversation and engagement.” The invitation is to carrier executives only and is provided at no cost. Registration begins at 7am with the program starting at 8 and includes a sponsored breakfast provided by Freightliner. Registration is required. To reserve your seat or to learn more about Bridging Border Barriers, please visit www.truckload.org.

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