Online.Com announced Wednesday preparations are in full swing
for its Expedite Expo 2002.
on the overwhelming success of last year's inaugural event,
Expedite Expo 2002 has expanded to two full days of activities,
which will be held Aug. 15-16, at the Detroiter Truck Stop in
is billed as North America's only trade show specifically dedicated
to the expedited freight industry.
Freight is one of the fastest growing sectors in the trucking
industry, and we feel that Expedite Expo 2002 is an opportunity
for the entire expedited freight community to showcase the valuable
contribution this industry makes to the economy," says
Expediters Online.Com's Senior Administrator Lawrence McCord.
the latest additions to the Expo is the OOIDA mobile display
truck. Stop by for a cup of coffee with board member Woody Chambers
and his wife, Paula.
the highlights of last year's event, the Expediter Pride Truck
Image Contest, will be returning this year with awards and prizes
in four individual categories for expediting cargo vans and
Aug. 15, Expedite Expo 2002 will present a speaker, Paul Abelson,
Land Line's technical editor. He will be hosting two seminars
dealing with technical issues.
Aug. 16, Ellen Voie, noted author and director of Trucker Buddy
International, will be presenting seminars on driver retention
and long-distance relationships.
Home Golf Outing on Aug. 14, is the opening event of this years
Expo. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to benefit
the Road Home Program, which works in partnership with the National
Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) by teaming
up to find missing children and bring them home.
day, Aug. 15, a VIP breakfast for exhibitors and industry executives
officially launches Day One of the Expo events.
added, "One of the most important elements of this Expo
is the opportunity for owner-operators to explore new avenues
with recruiters from some of the industry's most elite companies."