ALK October 2018 Round-Up

Posted: 1 November, 2018 | By Romana Klinger

October continued to be a busy month for us at ALK. Across the globe our teams attended trade shows, educational sessions and connected with customers and partners. Read some of our October highlights below:


Trade Shows

At the beginning of the month, our US team attended the McLeod User Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. Bill Maddox, our VP of Sales, talked about optimizing trips through driver trip planning.


In Mid-October, our European team exhibited at PostExpo in Hamburg, Germany together with Pocketmobile. They showed how ALK and our partners provide tools for every step of the postal & parcel delivery journey.


ALKers also attended Mobility for Business in Paris, France with our partner Rayonnance:


A busy month in Europe ended with the 3PL Summit in Düsseldorf, Germany (see more details below):


The US team ended their month at the ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in Austin, Texas. It was a great event to connect with partners, customers, and some new faces.

ALK at the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit Europe

With customer expectations, cost control, disruptive competition and driver retention all key issues impacting advantage, there has never been a greater need for shippers, carriers and fleets to utilise technology to to improve efficiency, predictability and customer satisfaction. At the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Düsseldorf ALK highlighted how its technology can provide solutions that address these industry needs. Learn more here >

In addition, Rishi Mehra, ALK’s Director of Web Products, participated in the panel “Embrace the digitalised future of logistics”

How is it to work at ALK?

With over 35 years in the transportation industry, ALK has transformed from a small family run operation into a significant part of Trimble’s robust transportation division to help transform the way the world works. Check out our new video that shows how it is to work for ALK. Want to learn more? Visit our careers page and become part of our team!


Raise the Bar Company Event

In Mid-October, ALKers attended the last Raise the Bar company event of the year. ALKers learned about the ins and outs of driver trip planning and got involved into a panel discussion about Agile Development.

Hurricane Michael

Unfortunately, October brought another big hurricane, this time to the Gulf Coast and Southern States of the US. Again, we offered complimentary Premium access to our PC*MILER Web app to help trucking businesses plan their routes with weather, radar, road conditions and traffic display.

Meet Us

If you happen to be at one of these upcoming events, please drop by to say hello. Our experts will be happy to speak with you:

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