Given the attention that's being paid to transportation electrification and advance mobility technologies, it’s easy for fleet operators and logistics managers to lose sight of more mature advance vehicle options such as propane, natural gas and biodiesel.


This track spotlights each of these fuel types and the practical savings that can result from best management practices and fleet data analytics. You’ll gain insights from a diverse collection of fleets, such as Alabama Department of Corrections, Schwan’s Home Service, OSU Transportation, COTA and others. and hear from industry experts about how vehicle technologies have continued to evolve and the cost-savings that can be achieved with the right fleet applications and sound implementation strategies.

Tuesday, September 25 - 10:00 AM

Top-Line Performance...Bottom-Line Results:  Fleet Best Management Practices

Learn how fleet leaders and outside experts constantly work to improve fleet operations through training programs, data capture and analyses, advanced procurement strategies, asset utilization, downsizing. and more.



  • Erin Gilchrist, Director of Fleet Operations, Safelite Autoglass, Moderator

  • John King, Fleet Management, Division Assistant Administrator, City of Columbus 

  • Mark Gerko, Chairperson of Engineering & Transportation Technologies, Columbus State Community College

  • Beth Snoke, Director of Transportation & Traffic Management, The Ohio State University

Tuesday, September 25 - 2:00 PM

Think You Know NVGs?  New Developments in Natural Gas Fleets & Industry

Find out the strategies and best practices that our stellar line up of technical and industry experts and fleet users deploy to ensure that their NVG programs produce successful bottom-line results, including their sustainability efforts.



  • Stephe Yborra, Principal and Managing Director, Yborra & Associates, LLC, Moderator

  • Rob Underhill, President and Chief Executive Officer, Simple-Fill

  • Andres Carlos, National Account Manager, Clean Energy

  • Marc Rowe, Regional Director of Business Development, Trillium CNG

  • Joe Massey, Project Manager of Capital Projects, Central Ohio Transit Authority

Wednesday, September 26 - 8:30 AM

The Victory Lap: The Biodiesel Business Case

Learn how the biodiesel industry has matured and become integrated into the fuel supply system. Connect with suppliers who offer a consistently high-quality blended product and learn how your fleet can implement biodiesel at cost parity with petroleum diesel while enjoying performance and environmental benefits.



  • Tom Fontana, Director of Research & Education, Ohio Soybean Council, Moderator

  • Page Thorson, Chief Executive Officer, Benchmark Biodiesel

  • Beth Snoke, Director of Transportation & Traffic Management, The Ohio State University

  • Rebecca Richardson, Regulatory & Education Specialist, MARC-IV Consulting, Inc.

  • Bill Burns, Fleet & Facilities Maintenance Manager, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio

Wednesday, September 26 - 10:15 AM

The Victory Lap: The Biodiesel Business Case

Gain insight into how propane can perform for your fleet . National industry insiders will discuss advancements, opportunities for technician training, and strategies for securing long-term supply to lock in propane’s considerable price advantage for your organization..



  • Frank Edwards, President, Ohio Propane Gas Association; General Manager, Linden's Propane, Moderator

  • Greg Zilberfarb, CEO & President, TSN Communications

  • Andy Farquhar, Director, SCOT Sustainable Energy Solutions (formerly with the Alabama Department of Corrections)

  • Jason Sherman, Director of Facilities & Transportation, Delaware, Ohio City Schools

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