LTL 2025: Future of LTL Operations
and How to Prepare for It

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Host Speaker: Ravi Ahuja, Founder, Optym

Guest Speaker: Nate D. Wells III, Senior Vice President, Operation Planning & Engineering, XPO Logistics

With the technological revolution taking place all around us, LTL (less than truckload) operations are up for a big change in the next five years. In this webinar, you will learn what the future of the LTL industry looks like, what new technologies will change the industry, and how automation will increase industry efficiencies. You’ll walk away with key ideas and action steps for how you can start preparing for these changes and not be left behind.

Joint Talk by Ravi Ahuja & Nate Wells
40 minutes

Panel Discussion and Q&A Session
30 minutes

  • Webb Estes, VP – Process Improvement, Estes Express
  • Jack Levis, Former Senior Director – Process Planning, UPS
  • Charlie Prickett, Chief Operating Officer, AAA Cooper
  • Patrick Sugar, VP – Linehaul & Engineering, Saia
  • Scott Ware, Chief Network Officer YRC Worldwide

Concluding Remarks
5 minutes


Host Speaker

Ravi Ahuja

Founder, Optym

Ravi is the founder of Optym and an academician turned entrepreneur. Ravi founded Optym to bring latest research and innovations from academics to practice and create business impact. He continues to play a key role in Optym’s evolution into a global provider of decision automation and optimization solutions for different industries. He also oversees new product development, partnership opportunities and business development initiatives.
Guest Speaker

Nate D. Wells III

Senior Vice President, Operation Planning & Engineering, XPO Logistics

With more than 18 years of Logistics and Operation engineering experience, Nate Wells joined XPO Logistics in January 2019. His focus since joining the XPO team has been to enable the transformation of the LTL business through launching new technology, data analytics and field engineering process compliance. Nate leads a team of LTL field engineers and operations research professionals, directing all engineering and operations planning and support functions across XPO Logistics LTL Division.