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Invitation Only – Fall 2023 Weighing and Research Advisory Council Meeting

October 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - October 19, 2023 @ 9:00 pm EDT

San Antonio, TX

October 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm October 19, 2023 @ 9:00 pm EDT

About the Event

The National Motor Carrier Weighing & Research Advisory Council consists of a group of W&R professionals from prominent North American LTL carriers. The National Motor Carrier W&R Advisory Council was founded by a group of 25 LTL carrier representatives in February of 1969. The council has historically met twice a year, in the Spring and the Fall, to discuss a variety of topics relating to Weighing and Research. Make plans to attend our upcoming meeting October 17-19, 2023 at the Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX.

San Antonio is a vibrant city known for its rich history and diverse culture. There is always something exciting happening! The city’s iconic Riverwalk serves as a backdrop for various events like art festivals, outdoor concerts, and holiday celebrations. San Antonio promises a dynamic and memorable event experience.

Hotel Information

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
150 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

To reserve your room click here.

The single/double occupancy rate at the hotel is $189.00 per night plus all applicable taxes. Additional fees may be incurred for more than two occupants per room. Hotel reservations must be made by Wednesday, September 20, 2023, to receive the group room rate.

Preliminary Schedule of Events

*This is an outline of the agenda. It will be updated once fully confirmed.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

6:00-7:00 pmWelcome Reception – Sponsored by Velociti

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

7:00-8:30 amBuffet Breakfast – Sponsored by Kanawha Scales & Systems
8:30 amCall to Order
8:35 amAntitrust Guidelines
8:40 amAdministrative Review
8:45 amRoll Call
8:50 amReview – Final Draft, Weights and Research Manual
9:00 amUpdate Report – WIM.23-1, In-motion Truck Scales
10:00-10:25 amBreak
10:25 amCarrier Best Practices – Overview, Old Dominion’s W&R Program
11:00 amDiscussion – Cost Lowering Strategies for Remote Equipment
11:35 amUpdate Report – MDMD and NCWM
12:00-1:30 pmLunch – Sponsored by Avery Weigh-Tronix
1:30 pmDiscussion – Will Increased Density Provisions Affect Inspection Process?
2:10 pmVendor Presentation – Mettler Toledo New Software Tools
3:00 pmAdjournment
5:30 pmMeet in lobby for transportation to dinner
6:30-9:00 pmDinner at SeaWorld – Sponsored by Rice Lake Weighing Systems

Thursday, October 19, 2023

7:00-8:30 amBuffet Breakfast – Sponsored by Cubiscan
8:30 amCall to Order
8:35 amAntitrust Guidelines
8:40 amAdministrative Review
8:45 amBest Practices – XPO Tech-Knowledgy
9:30 amNMFTA Classification Exercises
10:10-10:35 amBreak
10:35 amReport – 2022 Interpretations Numbers
10:45 amReport – 2023 Rescissions
11:00 amGroup Discussion – Affects of Cancellation of the NMFC Book
12:00-1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pmVoting – 2024 Officers
1:45 pmVoting – 2025 Meeting Locations
2:20 pmCall for Meeting Materials and Volunteers
2:50 pmOther Business
3:00 pmAdjournment
5:45 pmMeet in the lobby to walk to The Alamo
6:00-9:00 pmDinner at The Alamo – Sponsored by Kanawha Scales & Systems



For questions regarding the meeting or assistance registering, contact NMFTA’s Director of Programs and Events, Erin Carter, at erin.carter@nmfta.org or 703-637-4013.