Freight Check: 

When:  Oct 4 2018

Where:  Hilton at Easton

Why:  To connect with local leaders and service providers on the industry and get up to date situation and solutions.

How:  Tickets can be purchased by clicking here:

Importers/Exports:  $20.00

Vendors:  $40.00

Sponsorships also available.

Port of Long Beach, Dr. Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director of the port of Long Beach will open up with a port update
4 topics, 1 Hour each

Air: Moderated by Justin Reynolds, Ascena Retail

Panel to include: 

  • Bryan Schreiber, Manager, Business Development, CRAA
  • Courtney Kovalchik, Manager of Strategic  Client Solutions, Trinity Logistics
  • Bob Lawson, President, Midwest Express

Ocean: Moderated by Robert Fredman, Big Lots

Panel to include: 

  • Maria Bodnar, Senior Ddirector, NA BCO Sales, Ocean Network Express
  • Ben Kauffman, Senior Vice President, Regional Trade Lane Management North America TPEB, Panalpina
  • Dan Sutton, Vice President-Midwest, Zim

Compliance:__ Moderated by James W. Thatcher, LCHB, CCS totes»ISOTONER

Panel to include: Broker, and 2 others confirming

Domestic: Moderated by Jamie Rogerson, Lululemon

Panel to include:

  • Carmine Santo, Head North America Commercial, APLL
  • Michelle Ulery, Managing Director, Seko
  • John Rodeheffer, Zipline Logistics
  • Karen Zima, VP of Field Operations-West, Road One

5:30 Port of NY/NJ  Andrew Sharo, Maritime Cargo Sales Manager will close with a port update

6:00 Happy Hour.


The 2018 Columbus Logistics Conference was a great success.  I want to thank all of the participants and Sponsors!

Meet the Team

Here are some speakers and contributors to our Conference and Newsletter.

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Tim Kight

*Keynote Speaker


at Focus 3


Sarah Jane Chapman

Master of Ceremonies

Manager of International Transportation & Procurement, Abercrombie & Fitch


Debbie Ryan

VP of Global Transportation & Logistics

at Ascena Retail

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Dr Noel Hacegaba

Deputy Executive Director

of Port of Long Beach


Quitnten L. Harris JD, MPA

Deputy Director of Jobs and Economic Development

City of Columbus

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David Whitiker


Columbus Regioal Airport Authority


Donna Lemm

Executive Vice President of National Sales

at IMC Companies

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Nicole MOYER

Executive Directort
Terminal Manager

at CSX

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Marc Blubaugh

Co-Chair of the Transportation and Logistics Group

at Benesch Law

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Sue Coffey

Business Development