• Inland Distribution
  • September 25- 27, 2023 | The Westin Chicago River North

Craig Pettit

Bridgestone Americas

Executive Director-International Logistics and Trade Compliance

Senior leader with experience at multiple Fortune 100 enterprises in international and domestic logistics, supply chains, and regulatory trade compliance. Extensive leadership and change management skills acquired with shippers, carriers, 3PLs, and IT providers. Cross-functional experience includes logistics, customer service, operations, sales, marketing, network optimization, and regulatory compliance. In depth manufacturing experience and related supply chain experience with source-make-plan-deliver models. Credibility and knowledge to lead diverse project teams to deliver significant cost improvements and customer-focused supply chains.

Sessions With Craig Pettit

Wednesday, 27 September

  • 09:45am - 10:15am (CST) / 27/sep/2023 02:45 pm - 27/sep/2023 03:15 pm

    Getting Asset Smart: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Moving Freight

    The third-party intermediary market has long been divided between non-asset and "asset-light" logistics providers, and there are advantages to both models for logistics companies and shippers. What do shippers need to consider when using asset-based brokers, and where do they best fit? When is it best for a broker to use an owned or leased fleet? If there are advantages, what are the pratfalls to avoid? This panel will explore how we can move from non-asset and asset-light to “asset-right” or even better, “asset smart.”