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PCS Software Unveils Incendiary Lineup of Expert Speakers for its Inaugural Ignite Event


New conference tailor-made for shippers, carriers & brokers will feature exclusive content on technology’s expanding role in transportation logistics management 

HOUSTON – May 27, 2021 – PCS Software (PCS), the leading AI-driven transportation management platform provider for shippers, carriers and brokerages in North America, today announced a preview lineup of industry experts who will be present at its inaugural conference, Ignite Logistics Technology Conference.

Ignite is the industry’s first event dedicated entirely to the role of technologies in 21st century transportation logistics management, and has been built with shippers, carriers and brokers’ specific interests in mind. 

The three-day, in-person experience features insightful sessions and enlightening panel discussions with thought leaders and subject matter experts from every facet of the supply chain logistics industry.  Confirmed speakers already include top executives, logistics pros and technology providers from leading organizations like Blueline Distribution (Little Caesar’s), Masonite, Uber Freight, Integrity Transit, Burns Logistics,, CHEP Pallets’ Zero Waste World sustainability initiative and others. Also presenting are professors from University of Houston and University of North Texas, the board chairman of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) NY/NJ Roundtable, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy at the Dept. of Transportation, Andrew Wishnia. 

Additionally, attendees can expect to see some of their favorite industry influencers, such as Chris Jolly, host of The Freight Coach podcast, and Blythe Brumleve of the Freightwaves Cyberly podcast – who will be simulcasting her show live from the Ignite main stage.  

“It’s been a long time since we’ve assembled the industry altogether in one place, and Ignite is the perfect opportunity for shippers, carriers, brokers and tech leaders to come together, share their experiences and learn about topics that impact their business from some of the brightest minds in transportation,” said Chris Poelma, CEO at PCS Software. 

Early bird registration will remain open through June 4, 2021, and includes access to the full conference, a two-night stay at the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, food and fun for $999 per attendee. Prices will rise after that day, so register now.