10th – 11th October

08:00pm – 16:30pm

The Focus Rooms, Modderfontein

Event Schedule and Agenda

Morning Session

08:30am – 09:00am: Registration and Networking

09:00am – 09:15am: Welcome Address and Introduction to the Summit

09:15am – 10:00am: Keynote Address: The Future of Road Freight: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

10:15am – 11:15am: Opening Panel: Navigating Regulatory Compliance in Road Freight

Adapting to Regulatory Changes: Insights from Industry Experts – Leveraging Technology for Compliance Management – Best Practices for Driver Safety and Training

11:15am – 11:30am: Networking Break

11:30am – 12:30pm: Workshop Session: Optimizing Fleet Management and Maintenance

Implementing Preventive Maintenance Programs – Fleet Tracking and Telematics Solutions – Sustainable Practices in Fleet Operations.

12:30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

1:30pm – 2:30pm: Panel Discussion: Enhancing Efficiency and Productivity in Road Freight Operations

Route Optimization Strategies – Leveraging Data Analytics for Decision Making – Improving Last-Mile Delivery Efficiency.

2:45pm – 4:00pm: Case Study Presentations: Success Stories from Women-Owned SME Road Freight Companies

Innovations in Supply Chain Integration – Scaling Operations for Growth – Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Success.

4:00pm – 5:00pm: Networking Reception

Morning Session

09:00am – 10:00am: Keynote Address: Building Foresight and Agility in Road Freight Strategies for SMEs

10:15am – 11:15am: Workshop Session: Insurance and Labour Optimization

Insurance Coverage – Risk Management – Liability Protection – Cargo Insurance – Driver Insurance – Claims Management – Workforce Management – Compliance Training – Regulatory Compliance – Labour Laws.

11:15am – 11:30am: Networking Break

11:30am – 12:30am: Workshop Session: Strategies for Sustainable Growth and Market Expansion

Market Diversification and Vertical Integration – Building Strategic Partnerships – Financing Growth Initiatives.

12:30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

1:30pm – 2:30pm: Workshop Session: Adapting to Changing Customer Demands and Expectations

Meeting E-commerce Delivery Challenges – Enhancing Customer Experience and Engagement. Trends in Green Logistics and Eco-Friendly Initiatives

2:45pm – 3:30pm: Closing Remarks and Summit Conclusion

Drinks and Networking

How can SMEs in the road freight sector benefit from the summit?


Gain a clear overview of various financial and non-financial solutions for SMEs in Road Freight.


Present your business services directly to key decision-makers from various companies, in a relaxed environment.


Benefit from one-to-one engagement with potential clients from a wide range of sectors.


Create highly competitive networks with like-minded individuals.

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