News: Virtual CLDA Executive Leadership Summit Sept 23-24

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 13, 2020 – The CLDA’s annual Executive Leadership Summit will be a virtual event on September 23 and 24.  Called “Strategic Survival,” the event will offer executives and their up-and-coming leaders targeted training and tools to improve their company’s sales leadership, drive strategic thinking and planning and understand the advantages of an inclusive and diverse leadership approach.

This is the third year for this CLDA’s skills development boot camp for c-suite executives, young professionals and managers in the leadership pipeline. 

This year’s summit will include working sessions on:

  • Sales Leadership in Times of Uncertainty
  • Importance of Strategic Thinking
  • Leading Inclusively
  • Industry Impact of COVID-19.

“Given the impact of COVID-19 on our industry and the economy and the changing dynamics of the industry, we felt it was particularly important to continue our development of the up-and-coming members in our industry with this bootcamp,” says event co-chair Errol Cvern from Select Express & Logistics. “We are excited to be able to offer insights from expert presenters who are well-known throughout the industry.”

Sessions will be live and offer participants the opportunity to take active parts in the workshop including individual break-out rooms so participants can practice the skills they learn in the sessions.

The Executive Leadership Summit will be led by management trainer, consultant and author Ed Eppley.  Eppley will moderate and present throughout the two-day workshop.  His clients include a “Who’s Who” of business category leaders such as BMW, DSW, Sara Lee, Bloomberg, Battelle, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Speedway, Steamboat Ski & Resort Company, Value City Furniture, PSA Airlines, Emerson Electric, NECCO, Safelite Auto Glass, and others. He is the author of Let's Be Clear: 6 Disciplines of Focused Management Pros

Registration is now open to all in the industry with a discount for CLDA members.  For more information and registration, go to:

About the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association

The Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) is a non-profit professional association that is the voice of the time-critical logistics, delivery and express air cargo logistics industries.  The association serves the needs of its 3,500 essential service members who are logistics professionals, carriers, shippers, drivers, air cargo logistics providers, 3 PLs and vendors servicing today’s supply chain companies. Since 1987, CLDA has provided business opportunities, advocacy and education. For more information see


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