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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies
at University of California, Berkeley present the:
2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation:
Meeting the Challenge Now and Into the Future.

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Friday, May 5 • 8:45am - 10:15am
Freight Efficiency

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The California Sustainable Freight Action Plan aims to improve freight efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Led by the Caltrans, the Freight Efficiency Group is working to identify, research, and deploy strategies to improve California’s freight transportation system efficiency now and in the coming years. This panel will provoke discussion on what efficiency strategies are out there and what partnerships need to be fostered to put plans into action.

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Kome Ajise

Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Kome Ajise is the Chief Deputy Director at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), responsible for overseeing the internal operations for approximately 19,000 employees and an annual budget that exceeds $1.1. billion. | | Kome began his career in 1987 in District 6 (Fresno) and has served in various assignments at both the district and Headquarters offices. From February 2001, he served as the North Region Environmental Division Chief until April 2004 when he was appointed as the District 10 Director in Stockton. The eight counties District 10 covers include the central Sierras, consisting of four trans-sierra mountain passes. The northern San Joaquin Valley is a goods movement gateway from the valley into the Bay Area. Between the years... Read More →

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Elizabeth Fretheim

Senior Director, Logistics Sustainability, WALMART
Elizabeth Fretheim is the Senior Director of Sustainability for Walmart’s Logistics division where she develops and manages the sustainability strategy both transportation and distribution centers. In 2016, she was one of Fleet Owner magazine’s Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking... Read More →
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Fran Inman

Commissioner, California Transportation Commission
Fran Inman directs government relations and community affairs activities for Majestic Realty Co., one of the nation's largest privately held real estate development companies. With a real estate portfolio totaling approximately 78 million square feet of commercial properties, Majestic Realty has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Bethlehem, Dallas, Denver, Ft. Worth and Las Vegas. | | Inman is recognized as a leader in the push to improve the... Read More →

Mike Jacob

Vice President & General Counsel, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA)
Mike Jacob is Vice President & General Counsel to the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, an independent, not-for-profit maritime trade association with offices in Oakland, Long Beach and Seattle and represents owners and operators of US and foreign-flagged ocean-going vessels... Read More →
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Richard Langer

Managing Director, Quetica, LLC
Richard Langer is the President and Managing Director of Quetica, a transportation, supply chain and global trade information technology consulting firm. He is a retired senior military officer with various career assignments designing and managing expeditionary supply chains andtransportation networks. Langer is a well-respected industry expert in government and private sector designing and building global supply chain, transportation and trade systems for half of the Fortune 500 and Federal Government. | | Langer is one of the original founders and president of the PowerTrack freight audit and payment business which processed 270 million transportation invoices and bills of lading annually for over 13,000 multi modal transportation carrier companies in 40+ countries. The PowerTrack team used the data they amassed to consult with clients on how to optimize and design their supply chain and transportation networks. As an outcome of consulting projects, they launched a third party logistics company, supply chain automation software company and global trade bank to help clients optimize their operations. In 2009, Langer assisted the investors in selling the very successful PowerTrack business group and restarted a consulting practice under the brand Quetica... Read More →

Friday May 5, 2017 8:45am - 10:15am
California Ballroom

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