Guest Speaker: John Bowes with FreightWaves
Place: Dalton Golf & Country Club
Time: 11:30 -1:00
John Bowes, Executive Vice President and General Manager at FreightWaves the leading source for navigating the freight markets. FreightWaves is a data-centric company that provides products and solutions to help transportation industry participants efficiently manage risk, consume data, and gain access to market insights and commentary.
John has extensive knowledge as a logistics executive in LTL, Truckload, Air cargo, warehousing storage, and brokerage. He is the former President of Xpress Global Systems, LLC (XGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Xpress prior to it being sold to a private equity group. John orchestrated the sale of the business and helped to transition it to new ownership. XGS is the largest 3PL and LTL provider in the floor-covering business.
John joined Xpress Global Systems in 1993 and served in numerous leadership positions, including Executive Vice President/General Manager before taking over as President in 2006. Bowes also served as West Coast Regional Manager and Director of West Coast Operations during his tenure. Prior to joining Xpress Global Systems, he served as Operations Manager and Sales Manager for the Tom Duffy Company, a West Coast distribution company.
- NWGTC Luncheon: - Speaker John Bowes
11:30 am - 1:00 pm