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ACT Research Hosts Trucking ‘Shop Talk’ Seminar Sept. 28-30

August 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

ACT Research will hold its 55th commercial vehicle seminar in September in Columbus, Ind. The seminar, which will be held Sept. 28-30, has as its theme, “Economics, Transportation and Talking Shop.”

Ken Vieth, ACT’s senior partner and general manager, said, “Our company is known for analysis and forecasting excellence. Our seminar topics will focus on both current markets and the outlook for the future through 2021. In addition, we’ll have a special topic on ‘What Will Transportation and Trucking Look Like, 2026-2030?’ from Jim Meil, ACT’s principal and industry analyst.”

Guest speakers will include top executives from Mack and Navistar as well as Grote, Citigroup, BMO, Bendix, Love’s Travel Stops, Rhein Associates, and the NTEA. “We will have award-winner dealers from International, Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt, and Volvo,” Vieth added. “These dealers will give us a perspective that might otherwise not be available to our attendees. They can ‘talk shop’ with authority.”

ACT is a recognized leading publisher of new and used commercial vehicle industry data, market analysis and forecasting services. All major North American truck and trailer manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as the banking and investment community use its services. For details on the seminar, visit