• Inland Distribution
  • September 30 - October 2, 2024 | The Westin Chicago River North

Chadd Olesen


CEO and Co-Founder

Chadd Olesen is the CEO and co-founder of AVRL. For nearly a decade, Chadd has been an entrepreneur, marketer, and technology leader.

In 2017, Chadd and his team launched AVRL to connect disparate systems for Fortune 500 companies. By 2020, AVRL’s technology attracted leading 3PLs, Asset-Based Carriers & Intermodal Transportation companies by enabling them to automate enterprise level shipper portals. Today, AVRL’s technology is the premium automation platform for connecting disparate systems, executing millions of shipments annually. AVRL is currently #632 on the INC 5000 and is one of the fastest growing companies in Austin, TX.

Sessions With Chadd Olesen

Wednesday, 2 October

  • 10:50am - 11:30am (CST) / 02/oct/2024 03:50 pm - 02/oct/2024 04:30 pm

    InlandTech V: The Latest Data Revolution — Understanding Truckload Pricing and Performance Metrics

    From no data to “big data” to “too much data,” participants in the North American truckload industry have been on a rocky ride over the years. There is, put simply, no shortage of data sources around which to base planning, procurement, and partnership decisions. The questions now revolve around: which data sources to use; how to manage them; and how to use them. With a trio of the industry’s most forward-thinking software CEOs, this session will dive specifically into how brokers and shippers can use rate and carrier performance data to shape their planning, freight buying, and carrier choices.