Annual forum provided transportation marketers excellent opportunity to learn and build industry network

Minneapolis, June 18, 2013 – MindShare Strategies, a full-service marketing and management firm specializing in the transportation and supply chain industries, was a Gold Sponsor of the 2013 TMSA Annual Conference. The event took place June 9-11 at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

This event attracted scores of marketing, sales, and communication executives with transportation companies that range from motor carriers to railroads and third-party logistics companies. The conference featured keynote Flint McGloughlin of Meclabs, who talked about the importance of a dynamic value proposition; and a C-level panel featuring Cliff Otto, President of Saddle Creek Logistics Services; as well as Roy Schleicher of Jaxport, Bobby Harris of BlueGrace Logistics, John Ness of CDW Logistics, and Randy Strutz of Quality Carriers. In addition, an Editors Panel featured insights from Perry Trunick of WT100 magazine, Chris Brooks of Journal of Commerce, Russell Goodman of SupplyChainBrain, Peter Bradley of DC Velocity, and Jeff Berman of Logistics Management.

Along with these education sessions and many more, there were be ample opportunities for networking during receptions and the 2013 TMSA Compass Awards Gala.

“We at MindShare Strategies feel very strongly about contributing to the quality of industry’s marketing discipline, and this is just one of those opportunites that allow us to give back to the community,” said Brian Everett, ABC, senior partner of the firm. “When industry marketers come together to network with each other and learn from each other, everyone wins.” For full details on the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association, visit