DATCON21’s Can’t-Miss Sessions

We understand DATCON21 is our first user conference to include all segments — brokers, shippers, and carriers. That being said, we’ve made sure everyone has the resources they need to grow. Below are must-attend sessions at DATCON21 — the user conference you don’t want to miss!

Learn more about how you can take the uncertainty out of freight at DATCON21.

Solving Uncertainty: The Next Evolution of DAT Products

Much of the DAT team has been working from home the past year, and we’re excited to share how we’ve continued to stay productive. We don’t want to give too much away, but we’re excited to announce new ways you can move freight faster, easier and more efficiently. 

Nadya Duke Boone, DAT Vice President, Product, will reveal our new products, product roadmap, and exciting ways DAT will make your business easier and smarter.

When: Tuesday, October 5.

Bid with Confidence: Analytics in Action

This session is presented by DAT customer, Kingsgate Logistics. Kingsgate is a leading 3PL with a network of nearly 65,000 freight carriers and shippers.

Tom Curee, Kingsgate Logistics SVP Strategy & Innovation, will share how his team used DAT iQ’s powerful forecasting tools to confidently respond to client RFPs in a matter of minutes.

In this session, you’ll learn how DAT iQ allowed Kingsgate Logistics to:

  • Increase market forecasting confidence by more than 60% 
  • Reduced RFP turnover time to minutes and even seconds
  • Empowered customers to confidently make their own freight rate decisions

When: Tuesday, October 5.

Going Big: Strategies for Growing Your Brokerage

Getting a new freight brokerage off the ground is a daunting task. By understanding the inherent risks-rewards trade offs in transportation and logistics, you can choose a business model for your freight brokerage that sets the foundation for long-term success.

  • DAT TMS General Manager, Steve Blair will discuss how you can:
    • Choose a growth model that aligns with your brokerage’s strategies
    • Identify technologies that can grow with your organization
    • Take the uncertainty out of freight by using big data and market intelligence

When: Wednesday, October 6.

The Domino and the Bullwhip: Dissecting Supply Chain Disruptions

The pandemic has impacted inventory and supply chains for more than a year. Inventory peaks and valleys are amplified from one step to the next (the “bullwhip effect”) and port and hub bottlenecks are disrupting the rest of the supply chain downstream (“domino effect”).

Dean Croke, DAT Principle Analyst, and Chris Caplice, DAT Chief Scientist, will discuss the compounding effect of supply chain disruptions and what the industry can learn from these challenges.

When: Wednesday, October 6.

Don’t miss your chance to attend DATCON21

These key sessions are exclusive opportunities to gain expert insight into how to succeed in the dynamic freight industry. 

In addition to these highlighted sessions, there will also be breakout discussions where attendees can engage with industry experts and peers. 

Visit the DATCON21 website for the full agenda or go ahead and register now.

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