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A Telematics Conversation: Maximizing the User Experience

11/15/2017

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A Telematics Conversation: Maximizing the User Experience

Originally aired: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Today’s customers are demanding more and better customer service from the companies they’re doing business with, and today’s driver-employees expect more from their work place experience. To meet this challenge, service fleets are increasingly turning to telematics and mobile apps to improve and maximize the customer and workplace experience.

Automotive Fleet’s Chris Wolski, Verizon Telematics’ Kelly Frey, and a scheduled Verizon customer will discuss how service fleets can use this technology to improve all aspects of the operation.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How mobile apps and telematics are transforming service fleets’ day-to-day business for the better
  • Why telematics and mobile apps create more engaged, productive driver-employees
  • How telematics tools can be tailored to improve the customer experience and customer satisfaction
  • How to determine which telematics tools are the right ones for your service fleet

To learn how you can use telematics and mobile apps to transform your service fleet for the better, register today

Speakers:

Chris Wolski, Content Editor, Automotive Fleet Magazine

Kelly Frey, VP, Product Marketing, Verizon Telematics 

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How to Preserve Fleet Value

11/9/2017

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How to Preserve Fleet Value

Originally aired: Thursday, November 9, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

You have a gold mine sitting in your parking lot: your fleet. In this webinar, you’ll learn strategies to help you protect that rolling investment so you can improve cash flow. Jim Rice of Lytx and Andrew Leavitt of Ryder will give you tools that you can use immediately to preserve fleet value—including tips on preventive maintenance, vehicle acquisition, and safety.

Speakers:

Jim Rice, Vice President, Mid-Market Sales, Lytx

Andrew Leavitt, Director of Fleet Risk Services, Ryder System, Inc. 

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Safety and Quality: How to Ensure Your Refinished Wheels Keep Your Fleet Moving Forward

11/8/2017

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Safety and Quality: How to Ensure Your Refinished Wheels Keep Your Fleet Moving Forward

Originally aired: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Your wheels endure a significant amount of environmental damage during their lifetime, and sourcing a wheel refinishing service is one way to extend the life of your wheels. When considering having your wheels refinished, the most important factor to contemplate is how safe the final product will be. The wheel must meet a number of technical safety specifications, and OSHA requires the wheel be refinished in an environment that meets equally as strict requirements.

View our webinar for these key takeaways to identify a superior refinished wheel:

  • How to identify an out-of-service wheel prior to sending it for refinishing
  • Quality of powder coating used in the refinishing process
  • Properly applied coating to ensure safe wheels post-refinishing
  • Wheel refinishing environment of your tire dealer

Nate Hoover, global senior product manager and new ventures leader at IMI, discusses what you should understand about your refinished wheels and what to look for in the finished product. Because the ultimate consideration of a wheel should be both an attractive and a safe wheel.

Speaker:

Nate Hoover, Global Senior Product Management & New Ventures Leader, IMI Products

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Fleetguard- Filtration Excellence for All Engines

11/7/2017

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Fleetguard- Filtration Excellence for All Engines 

Originally aired: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

To ensure “like new” performance and fuel economy from today’s complex diesel engines, you require high performance lube and fuel filtration products. What does this really mean, and how does it affect my fleet?

Key questions to be answered will include:

  • What do today’s engines really need from filtration? High performance engines, have high performance specifications…how does that translate to filtration?
  • Who determines filtration specifications? How are filtration specifications, for both performance and integrity determined?

Join us for this free webinar, and we’ll share information and answers to all of these questions. Come and learn how to think on your Fleet!

Speaker:

Russ Bretell, Training & Technical Sales Manager, Cummins Filtration

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Work Truck eXchange

11/6/2017 - 11/8/2017

Work Truck eXchange (WTX) connects a select group of commercial fleet managers responsible for light and medium-duty truck and van fleets with industry suppliers at an all-inclusive, VIP networking retreat designed to accelerate the achievement of each participant's unique business goals. For more info, visit the event website.

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SEMA Show (Globe Tire Expo - TIA)

10/31/2017 - 11/3/2017

The SEMA Show (Globe Tire Expo - TIA) will be held in Las Vegas, NV. Visit semashow.com for more information.

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Intelligent Transportation Society of America 2017 ITS World Congress

10/29/2017 - 11/2/2017

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America 2017 ITS World Congress will be held in Montreal, Canada. For more information, go to itsa.org.

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9 Things You Can Expect from a Roadside ELD Inspection

10/26/2017

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9 Things You Can Expect from a Roadside ELD Inspection

Originally aired: Thursday, October 26, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Everyone’s talking about getting ready for the ELD mandate, but then what? View this free on-demand webinar to learn what inspectors will be looking for during a roadside inspection post-deadline and what your drivers will need to know to be in compliance. You’ve been preparing to make sure you’re ready for the deadline. Now be sure you’re ready for what comes next.

Our expert speakers discuss:

  • What will be expected of your drivers during a roadside ELD inspection
  • What supporting documentation will still be required by DOT in compliance reviews
  • What your options are if your ELD is deemed defective or removed from FMCSA's list of registered devices

Speakers:

Jim Park, Equipment Editor, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

Brad Penneau, CDS, Safety Program Consultant, Telogis, A Verizon Company 

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Web Seminars

ELD Mandate: How to Beat the Clock

10/17/2017

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ELD Mandate: How to Beat the Clock

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

When it comes to complying with the electronic logging mandate, fleets and drivers alike are now well into the eleventh hour before the new rule kicks in. With the December 18th deadline fast-approaching, this webinar will tell you exactly what you need to know and do to make sure your fleet is compliant in time.

HDT Executive Editor David Cullen will be joined by 27-year Wisconsin State Patrol vet and HNI Risk Advisor Mark Abrahamson as well as Telogis Safety Program Consultant Brad Penneau, who has 30 years of safety and compliance experience. These subject matter experts will walk you through the essential steps to take to be ready to meet this new, complicated and far-reaching rule — including the latest updates on how and when the mandate will be enforced.

Key questions to be answered will include:

  • Do you already have an ELD… or not?
  • What about that Grandfather Clause?
  • Who in your fleet needs to be trained on ELDs?
  • Is a self-certified ELD the same as a compliant one?
  • How will you work with shippers on delays?
  • Will enforcement of the rule be delayed?

Speakers:

David Cullen, Executive Editor, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

Mark Abrahamson, Risk Advisor, HNI

Brad Penneau, CDS, Safety Program Consultant, Telogis, A Verizon Company

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ELD Rule: Ready, Set, Go?

10/11/2017

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Why Fleets Should Be Looking Beyond ELD

Originally aired: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Preparing for the ELD Mandate is more than just installing compliant devices on time. With the compliance deadline rapidly approaching, fleets need to think about training, implementation, and operational impact now. Learn best practices on how to prepare from a specialist on regulatory compliance technology. Gain insight from Ken Marvenko, Safety Director at Paper Transport and recent recipient of HDT’s 2017 Safety & Compliance award. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Best practices on driver training
  • Understanding new, required data values and how to update driver and vehicle data
  • When to convert from AOBRD to ELD
  • Ways to manage unidentified driving, diagnostics, and malfunction

Speakers:

Kam Roshan, Senior Product Manager, Omnitracs

Ken Marvenko, Director of Safety, Paper Transport, Inc.

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North American Commercial Vehicle Show

9/25/2017 - 9/28/2017

The North American Commercial Vehicle Show will be held in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit nacvshow.com.

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ATA Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting and Technical Skills Competition

9/18/2017 - 9/21/2017

The ATA Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Fall Meeting and Technical Skills Competition (SuperTech 2017) will be held in Orlando, FL. Visit truckline.com/Technology_Council.aspx for more information.

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CVSA Annual Conference & Exhibition Whitehorse

9/17/2017 - 9/21/2017

The CVSA Annual Conference & Exhibition will be held in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Visit cvsa.org for more information.

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IANA Intermodel Expo

9/17/2017 - 9/19/2017

The IANA Intermodel Expo will be held in Long Beach, CA. Visit intermodal.org for more information.

Web Seminars

Why Fleets Should Be Looking Beyond ELD

9/12/2017

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Why Fleets Should Be Looking Beyond ELD

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

With the ELD Mandate deadline looming, fleets are understandably focused on ensuring they are compliant. But many fleets plan to minimally comply – investing as little as possible in ELD technology. For those fleets, ELDs will always be a cost center. By contrast, for fleets taking a long-term view, ELDs can be a profit center.

In this event, John Seidl, Transportation Consultant at Integrated Risk Solutions - a nationally known DOT/FMCSA expert - and 25-year telematics veteran Pete Allen, Executive Vice President at MiX Telematics, will describe how fleets can leverage ELDs for strategic advantage, including:

  • Improved safety

  • Improved efficiency

  • Improved security

Attendees will learn how fleets taking this approach have been able to reduce their overall costs by $50-100 per vehicle, per month, even after accounting for the cost of their ELD solutions.

Speakers:

John Seidl, Transportation Consultant, Integrated Risk Solutions

Pete Allen, Executive Vice President Sales, MiX Telematics (North America)

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FTR Transportation Conference

9/12/2017 - 9/14/2017

The FTR Transportation Conference will be held in Indianapolis, IN. Visit ftrconference.com for more information.

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ATA National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

9/10/2017 - 9/17/2017

The ATA National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 9 through Sept. 17. For more information, visit trucking.org.

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NMFTA Tri-Annual Meeting

9/10/2017 - 9/13/2017

The NMFTA Tri-Annual Meeting will be held in Portland, ME. Visit nmfta.org for more information.

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Big Iron Classic

9/8/2017 - 9/9/2017

The Big Iron Classic will be held in Kasson, MN. Visit bigironclassic.com for more information.

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Finders, Keepers: Winning Ways to Recruit and Retain Drivers

9/6/2017

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Finders, Keepers: Winning Ways to Recruit and Retain Drivers

Originally aired: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Today’s truck driver is every bit a professional as any other skilled job. But if you want people to view trucking as a profession, you need to package it as such.

With National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 10-17) around the corner, it’s the perfect time to discuss how to bring drivers on board as professionals and then craft an appealing career path for them.

Our panel of expert speakers will discuss:
    • Building relationships with truck driving schools
    • Attracting younger drivers
    • Better onboarding practices
    • Rethinking pay and home time
    • Benefits you may not have thought of
    • Outlining and rewarding clear goals and expectations
    • And more!

HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge will lead the discussion and will be joined by Duff Swain, President of Trincon, and Tom McKellar, VP of Transportation for Plastic Express.

Speakers:

Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

Duff Swain, President, Trincon Group, LLC

Thomas McKellar, VP, Transportation & Terminals, Plastic Express

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Leveraging Video Safety to Incentivize and Reward Drivers

8/30/2017

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Leveraging Video Safety to Incentivize and Reward Drivers

Originally aired: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Your drivers are your most valuable assets, but how can you keep them safe and happy on the road? No longer can you rely on a simple safety bonus once a year. You need to continually motivate your drivers while ensuring safety is maintained throughout your fleet. Video safety provides an objective way to measure your drivers’ progress. Better yet, it can be used to help incentivize them to be safer and reward those who are. 

Join us on August 30th to learn how Cypress Truck Lines successfully implemented a rewards program, best practices for rolling out the program, and how it has impacted their drivers’ results.

Speaker:

Matthew Penland, VP, Risk Management, Cypress Truck Lines

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Web Seminars

Countdown to ELD: Get Your Burning Questions Answered

8/29/2017

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Countdown to ELD: Get Your Burning Questions Answered

Originally aired: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

With time running out for fleets to implement an ELD solution, there are still many questions to be answered. For example: 

  • How do I know my ELD is compliant? 
  • How do I know if I’m exempt? 
  • Who has access to my ELD data? 
  • Would an AOBRD fulfill the mandate? 

This is your chance to get answers to these and other pressing ELD questions.

After a panel of ELD experts addresses some common questions being asked by fleets, you will have the chance to ask your questions about implementing and complying with the ELD Mandate. No topic — technical, operational, or legal — is off limits.

The FMCSA hosted two Q&A sessions in July, which quickly filled up — this is a not-to-be missed opportunity. The December 18, 2017, ELD Mandate deadline is fast approaching, and this could be your only chance to get your questions answered. Don’t wait. Register today!

Speakers:

Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

Avery Vise, President, TransComply

Kelly Frey, VP, Product Marketing, Verizon Telematics

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Great American Trucking Show

8/24/2017 - 8/26/2017

The Great American Trucking Show (GATS) will be held in Dallax, TX. Visit gatsonline.com for more information.

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Daimler Trucks North America introduces the new Detroit Connect portal

8/23/2017

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Daimler Trucks North America introduces the new Detroit Connect portal

Originally aired: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Take a spin through the all-new Detroit Connect portal, now available for Freightliner and Western Star customers with an active Detroit Connect subscription. The new portal will provide vehicle performance insights to help you make the best decisions possible for your fleet to improve uptime, fuel efficiency and fleet safety. The Detroit Connect Virtual Technician will deliver:

  • Fault event notifications listed by severity level
  • Fault event diagnostics
  • Recommendations for resolution and repair parts in stock
  • Maps to the nearest authorized service locations
  • Vehicle fault event history
  • Fault event trends / fleet health overview

Register today and learn how to gain access to this new interface and discover what roles within your business can take advantage of the information in the portal. Tune in to also get a sneak preview of the new Detroit Connect mobile app as well as new Detroit Connect services available Q4 2017!

Speakers:

Greg Treinen, Sales and Marketing Manager, Connectivity, Daimler Trucks North America

Sherise Rivera, Marketing Analyst, Connectivity, Daimler Trucks North America

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American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Annual International Conference

8/21/2017 - 8/23/2017

The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Annual International Conference will be held in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit aamwa.org.

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