Today's Foundation for the Mobility & Profit Era

Track: Business Essentials & Innovations

Thursday, March 10, 2022 1:00 PM - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 2:00 PM

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Location
W203

Presenters: Kathryn Schifferle, Jim Press

As demand for EVs grows, commercial vehicle sales (trucks, vans and SUVs) is a solid foundation and path to the mobility opportunity. Learn about baselines and best practices already in place with successful operators. See how prior 24-month performance data illustrates the stability and growth opportunity of commercial; and be assured that essential businesses don't stop during disruptive periods, and commercial vehicle demand is not affected by shortages. Discover how to assess your market's commercial business opportunity; amass tools to measure and manage your commercial business; and receive step-by-step guidance on how to develop their ROI model.

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Kathryn Schifferle
Presenter

Kathryn Schifferle
CEO/Founder

Kathryn Schifferle's career includes multiple successful software startups and innovative technology strategies, prior to her introduction to the work truck industry. She launched FordPros magazine in 2007, focused on dealerships' expanding business of commercial vehicles, which evolved into digital publishing of online content. In 2011 she founded Work Truck Solutions to solve the problem of missing structured data of the configuration and location information for unique vocational work trucks and vans. Schifferle's mission at Work Truck Solutions is to use innovative technology to create a frictionless end-to-end experience for commercial vehicle buyers, while helping dealerships maximize their commercial business opportunities.

Jim Press
Presenter

Jim Press
Senior Advisor

Toyota Motor Corporation, Senior Board member<br>Toyota Motor North America, COO<br>Toyota Motor Sales, President, COO<br>Chrysler LLC, Co-President and Vice Chair