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

Tobenna Arodiogbu



Tobenna Arodiogbu is an entrepreneur and product thinker with a particular interest in the logistics and manufacturing industries, having grown up around them. As the co-founder and CEO of CloudTrucks, a technology-driven trucking platform, Tobenna has specifically sought to address the challenges that independent Owner-Operators and small trucking companies face on a daily basis. Prior to CloudTrucks, Tobenna co-founded Scotty Labs, an autonomous driving startup that was acquired by DoorDash in 2019, and held positions as a product manager for Zenefits and Opendoor.

Sessions With Tobenna Arodiogbu

Tuesday, 1 October

  • 02:35pm - 03:20pm (CST) / 01/oct/2024 07:35 pm - 01/oct/2024 08:20 pm

    Trucking II: Why Small Carriers Matter Across Market Ups and Downs

    Trucking may have several large carriers that are “household” brand names, but the majority of trucking companies are small fleets, most of them with only one or two trucks. These carriers play a critical role in providing capacity for shippers small and large, most often through third-party brokerages. Post-pandemic, there are more small carriers in the market than ever before. With large carriers focusing more on dedicated, non-transactional accounts, shippers are increasingly reliant on smaller carriers, and they’re changing how they work with them. Technology aids this transformation. This panel will dig into the evolution of the small carrier market and the truckload landscape.