April 25, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas April 23, 2024 CDK, the leading truck and automotive retail software provider, will host its second annual heavy truck industry conference, CDK TRUCK CONNECT, at Renaissance Dallas Hotel on May 7-9. The event will bring the heavy truck industry together and showcase how CDK connects dealers, OEMs and integrated solution partners to help shape the industry’s future through innovative solutions.

The event will offer interactive learning sessions that include best practices and integrated solutions, as well as insightful market research findings and important discussions about present and future development roadmaps. Brian MacDonald, CDK president and chief executive officer and other CDK leaders will discuss heavy truck trends that are shaping the industry and recent dealer software innovations at CDK. Attendees will connect with solution experts and executive leadership during the event.

“CDK is committed to providing unified and seamless technology solutions for our heavy truck dealership partners, significantly increasing our investments in research and development to continue creating innovative tools for increased dealer efficiencies,” said MacDonald. “We’re excited to host CDK TRUCK CONNECT once again to showcase this ongoing investment by introducing new solutions for continued dealer business growth.”

Special guest Lt. Col. Robert “Waldo” Waldman will deliver the keynote address at CDK TRUCK CONNECT. Waldman, a National Speaker’s Association Speaker Hall of Fame inductee and author of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Never Fly Solo, will share his tactics in building trusting, revenue-producing relationships with employees, partners and customers and discuss his experiences gained as a decorated fighter pilot and sales expert.

Attendees are invited to attend live general and breakout sessions hosted by CDK and industry experts on topics including:

  • State of the Heavy Truck Industry
  • AI-driven Reporting with CDK Intelligence Suite for Performance and Growth
  • Leveraging Cloud Technology to Unify Dealerships
  • Driving Productivity with Streamlined Accounting Workflows
  • Keeping Your Dealership and Your Customers Data Secure Amid Growing Cyber Concerns
  • 7 Laws of Leadership to Strengthen Operations
  • Drive Dealership Productivity and Profitability with Truck Parts, Service and Finance Solutions
  • OEM sessions with Mack Volvo, Paccar and Navistar

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About CDK Global, LLC. 
CDK Global is a leading provider of cloud-based software to dealerships and Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEMs”) across automotive and related industries. The Company’s cloud-based, software as a service (“SaaS”) platform enables dealerships to manage their end-to-end business operations including the acquisition, sale, financing, insuring, repair, and maintenance of vehicles. By automating and streamlining critical workflows, the integrated platform of modern solutions enables dealers to sell and service more vehicles by creating simple and convenient experiences for customers and improves their financial and operational performance. 

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