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Productivity in Changing Times

Conference Program (pdf)

Note: Presentations are available in PowerPoint Show (pps) or Acrobat (pdf) formats while additional material is only available in Acrobat format.

Speakers’ Contact Information (pdf)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2008

8:45 – 9:00
Opening Remarks
Rick Taylor, Chairman, Canadian Association of Movers

09:00 – 10:30
Keynote Address
Change Gears or Get Shifted – Effectively Managing in Changing Times
Joe Sherren, Ethos Enterprises Inc.
(Handout – pdf)

11:00 – Noon
MPG Etcetera
Ralph Stockmayer, Penske Truck Leasing L.P.
(pps, pdf)

1:15 – 2:15
Technology for Moving Professionals – Improving the Bottom Line
Maxim Kreynin, Voxme Software Inc.
(ppspdf + sample survey, sample inventory)

2:15 – 3:15
Immigration for Movers
Nan Berezowski, Berezowski Business Immigration Law
(ppspdf + immigration notes, Saskatchewan guide)

3:45 – 4:45
Intermodal – A Moving Option
Tony Bianco, CN Rail – Intermodal
(ppspdf)

5:30
Chairman’s Reception

6:30
Awards Dinner

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008

9:00 – 10:00
Take Your Company to the Next Level
Bill Dawson, Scotiabank
(ppspdf)

10:15 – 11:15
Warehouse Design for the Modern Mover
Warren Webster, Giffels Design-Build Inc.
(ppspdf)

11:15 – Noon
Specialties – The Skills That Make Movers Unique Among Professional Drivers
Jeff Griffiths, Griffiths Sheppard Consulting Group Inc.
Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council
(ppspdf + survey, sondage)

Noon – 1:30
2008 Annual General Meeting and Open Discussion