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2020 Guide to Freight Broker Industry Events


January 10, 2020

The freight broker game continues to change the way that cargo is moved. Technology now dominates an industry that used to require nothing more than a telephone and a poster board. Staying on top of the changes in this fast-paced industry requires knowing what’s trending and what new tech is coming up to challenge how freight is moved.  

From TMS conferences to FreighWaves Live!, our list of freight broker events has something for every size broker. Bookmark this page so you can refer back to it in the future.  

MARCH 17-19, 2020 

Descartes Evolution Global User & Partner Conference 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 

Network with other Descartes customers and business partners from around the world, give feedback on the direction of Descartes products, and find out how to improve operations with Descartes’ growing portfolio of solutions. 

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APRIL 2-3, 2020 

TIA 2020 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition 
Austin, TX 

Put on by the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the TIA 2020 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is the only conference for third-party logistics providers. More than 1,300 of North America’s brokerage-based logistics professionals meet to discuss best practices, learn, and see the latest tech. 

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MAY 5-6, 2020 

FreightWaves Live- Atlanta 
Atlanta, GA 

Catch demos of the latest tech, presentations from industry and business leaders, and connect with other industry professionals at the premier freight conference. 

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JUNE 16-18, 2020 

Reuter’s Events: Supply Chain USA 2020 
Chicago, IL 

Explore supply chain visibility, digitization & workforce management, supply chain risk, the economics of freight, and more, with more than 1,000 senior decision makers from across the supply chain industry. 

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AUGUST 23-26, 2020 

in.sight User Conference + Expo 
Orlando, FL 

Trimble’s User Conference + Expo is one of the largest technology conferences in the transportation industry. More than three days of educational, networking and engagement opportunities are being planned with service providers and fleet operations professionals in mind. 

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SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2020 

FTR Transportation Conference 2020 
Indianapolis, IN 

Take part in the premier transportation forecasting event, with more than 80 speakers and panelists and 450 attendees. It’s the opportunity this year to experience all the different aspects of the freight transportation world into one place. 

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SEPTEMBER 27-29, 2020 

McLeod Software User Conference 2020 
Washington, D.C. 

Network with more than 1,000 industry professionals, participate in any of the more than 90 breakout sessions, get one-on-one training from a McLeod professional, and get details on the latest McLeod products as well as future tech. 

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OCTOBER 19-21, 2020 

Austin, TX 

The DAT user conference offers expert insights, hands-on workshops with DAT products, and networking opportunities with other logistics professionals.  

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OCTOBER 24-28, 2020 

ATA MCE Conference & Exhibition 
Denver, CO 

The American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) brings together trucking executives from across the country to explore economic, regulatory, and business trends that drive the success of fleets today and in the future. More than 2,500 of trucking’s top decision makers attend MCE annually. 

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OCTOBER 28-29, 2020 

FreightWaves Live- Fort Worth 
Atlanta, GA 

Catch demos of the latest tech, presentations from industry and business leaders, and connect with other industry professionals at the premier freight conference. 

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