Automotive Leaders Summit - North America 2018

April 16th-17th 2018 | Detroit

The Sponsors


Headline Sponsor:

Rich Logistics

Rich Logistics is a Specialized Logistics company that provides premium logistics services including Truckload, Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), and Expedited Freight. With on demand, single-source solutions, we can offer premium services to and from any location in North America. Our logistics technology, capacity strength, networking, and first in class customer service provide our customers with world class logistics spend reductions while also providing industry leading JUST IN TIME service commitments.

With over 800 power units, Rich Logistics can provide capacity for numerous applications. More than just dry vans, our trucking fleet includes flatbed, step-deck, temperature controlled, curtainside, and autodrops. Furthermore, all of our trailer fleet is equipped with satellite tracking, so we are able to electronically monitor your shipments with up-to-the-minute locations and ETA’s.

At Rich Logistics we understand the sense of urgency that surrounds your supply chain. That is why we have established a culture that embodies that same sense of urgency. If today you are looking for a Truckload Carrier in North America who is Better, Faster, and Cheaper then look no further than Rich Logistics.

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Networking Break Sponsor:

Horizon Terminal Services

Horizon Terminal Services is a private Marine Terminal Operator providing a variety of professional and value added services. HTS continuously looks for opportunities to help OEMs reduce costs and alleviate pressure in the supply chain having a positive impact on the environmental footprint. We handle a variety of commodities including Factory New & Previously Owned Vehicles, High & Heavy Equipment, Break-bulk and Project Cargoes offering a wide range of services including vehicle & equipment processing, storage including Foreign Trade Zone. The operations are supported by innovative IT systems providing full visibility and performance tracking, including distribution capabilities. Safety and damage free operations are high priorities for us.

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AMPORTS has been a leader in the global automotive service industry for over 50 years. With multiple locations in the United States and Mexico, AMPORTS is one of the largest auto processors in North America. 

AMPORTS provides customers with seamless logistical solutions. All of AMPORTS’ deep-water facilities are located near major highway systems serving densely populated regions. AMPORTS has both long-term leases and property ownership to ensure our customers the footprint they require for today’s volumes and tomorrow’s growth potential.

AMPORTS offers real time vehicle tracking, state-of-the-art technology, custom software, and back up technology to ensure quality service. Our teams of experts are ISO 9001:2008 certified and committed to providing you with an exceptional level of personalized service every time.

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Lanyard Sponsor:

Reliable Carriers

Reliable Carriers is the country’s largest enclosed auto transport company, serving the 48 contiguous United States and the farthest reaches of Canada. Whether it’s for a concours event, auto auction transport, antique auto transport, classic car transport, a relocation, corporate event, or shipping the car of your dreams from one location to another Reliable Carriers, Inc. provides fully enclosed, door-to-door auto transport, in our air-ride equipped transporters with $5 million worth of insurance on every single load – standard, and GPS satellite tracking.

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Event Sponsor:

Carter Logistics

Carter Logistics offers complete supply chain logistics expertise, including shared milk-runs in the US and Mexico and border services. Carter Logistics and its asset based carrier, Carter Express, are headquartered in the Indianapolis, IN area and specialize in serving companies embracing lean manufacturing processes. Carter Express operates 800 tractors, 1,800 trailers and 6 cross docks located along the NAFTA highway. Carter just opened a new 100,000 square foot facility in Laredo to service its Mexico customer base. Carter’s Mexico team is located in Silao and handles import/export shipments and intra-Mexico consolidation through cross docks strategically located in major supplier hubs.Visit sponsor

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Event Sponsor:

Proficient Auto Transport

Proficient AutoTransport is one of the nation’s premier auto transport carriers.  We are dedicated to the highest standard ofquality transportation in the market place with special emphasis on newautomobiles and with a passion for the pursuit of perfection.  Proficient prides itself on meeting itscommitments and doing what it says it will do each and every time. Proficientis strategically headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, along with 5 satelliteoffices located at the Ports of Brunswick, GA and Jacksonville, FL, Plant sitesin Chattanooga, TN and Vance, AL, and at the CSX Rail ramp in Jacksonville, FL.  Customers of the company are leading premierautomobile manufacturers, including among others; Porsche Cars North America,Mercedes-Benz USA, BMW, Hyundai, Kia, VW, Audi, Maserati, and General Motors.

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VASCOR is a third party logistics provider offering customers throughout the automotive industry a full suite of supply chain logistics solutions. With over 30 years of experience in providing both inbound logistics and finished vehicles services, VASCOR has remained laser-focused on boosting efficiency, profitability and visibility for our clients.  VASCOR is headquartered in Georgetown, Kentucky and operates facilities at multiple locations throughout North America.

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