2015 Annual Conference

The Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor | Baltimore, MD
June 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015
  • The Hyatt Regency Baltimore
  • $199 per night (plus taxes, fees, and parking) – Please mention ”NCLC Group” to receive our Rate
  • Cut-off for rate – May 8, 2015
2015 NCLC Conference Agenda
Baltimore, MD | June 2015
Date / Time / Room Event
Sunday, June 14
4:00 - 6:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 - 7:00 pm Registration and Reception
Monday, June 15
7:00 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 am Opening Remarks by Co-Chairmen

Curtis Jones - Tootsie Roll

Dan Horgan - East Coast Warehouse & Distribution

15 Seconds for Each Attendee to Extol the Virtues of Their Company
8:30 - 9:30 am
Stop Thief!
Cargo Theft - Identifying the Problem

Breakout Sessions

Whether the problem is imposter carriers or receivers, employee sticky fingers, criminal enterprise, opportunistic taking advantage, armed encounters or other issues, cargo theft is a multi-billion dollar per year phenomenon.
9:30 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 10:30 am Presentation of Group Reports

Given by NCLC Attendee Representative
10:30 - Noon
Stop Thief!
How to Stop Cargo Theft – Best Practices

John Tabor Vice President of Supply Chain Support for AFN Paramus, New Jersey

John Tabor will provide actual from-the-trenches insight into the cargo theft phenomenon and its prevention, including inside jobs and their detection, and will discuss best practices to limit your exposure to and damages from cargo theft.
Noon - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Food for Thought: Safety and Security Issues in the Transportation of Goods
Stephanie S. Penninger, Esquire Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff Indianapolis, Indiana

Ms. Penninger will discuss an array of regulatory, cargo, and liability issues relating to food transport safety and security, including the Food Safety Modernization Act, the regulations being promulgated under that Act, and their impact with a focus on claims and issues involving refrigerated cargo and perishables.
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Hot Topics
Checking Your Rearview Mirror While Keeping Your Eyes on the Road Ahead

Marc S. Blubaugh, Esquire Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff Columbus, Ohio

Marc Blubaugh will discuss recent transportation court decisions of importance, new regulatory changes and proposals (including one to regulate shippers), and practical advice that can be implemented in your operations.
4:00 - 4:30 pm Wrap-Up
6:30 - 10:00 pm Reception and Dinner
Tuesday, June 16
7:00 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 12:00 Noon Members Meeting / Business Discussion
Discussion of Industry Topics