Everything You Need to Know about Risk Management in the Trucking Industry
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Truck Country® / Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer is the largest Freightliner dealer group in the U.S. today, serving customers at locations in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. For nearly 60 years, Truck Country/Stoops has offered new and used medium and heavy duty trucks, expert service, an extensive parts inventory, and convenient financing options. Truck Country® / Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer is part of McCoy Group, Inc., which was founded in 1958 by Robert McCoy in Shullsburg, WI. Today the company is still family-owned and is operated under the leadership of the McCoy family.
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8:30 AM - Morning Session
Addressing Today's Challenges with Recruiting CDL Drivers
Jeremy ReymerOwner - DriverReach Jeremy will briefly address challenges and solutions for recruiting CDL drivers. He will also lead a discussion with workshop presenters on how to lead a successful trucking company and take advantage of the technology in the industry.
Technology in the Office
Jeremy Reymer Owner - DriverReach Greg Shipman Partner - Vertical Alliance Group Jesse Wilson VP Sales & Development - Transaction Expeditors Jeremy will lead a conversation in which we will review a few services that allow companies to use technology to hire drivers, review contracts and provide cloud based training solutions that drive results.
Investing in your Drivers and Equipment
George Gerth Vice President Safety & Driver Recruiting - Grammer Logistics George will discuss the ever evolving landscape of technology in the cab and on equipment and how his company has embraced, invested and successfully utilized specific technology to help them fight frivolous lawsuits.
Hayden Cardiff, CTPFounder/Co-CEO - Idelic Break out of siloed departments and start preventing accidents and retaining drivers.
10:15 AM - Mid-Morning Break
Ten Safety Leadership Lessons: I Wish Someone Had Told Me
Brian Fielkow CEO - Jetco Holdings EVP - The GTI Group Brian will give an overview of key leadership lessons that he has learned over his 25 years of leading high consequence businesses. This will include building accountability at all levels of the organization, understanding how safety must extend way beyond compliance, and how to ensure that your front line team owns your safety values and mission. Download Flyer on Making Safety Happen
Jeremy Reymer Owner - DriverReach Brian Fielkow CEO - Jetco Holdings EVP - The GTI Group George Gerth Vice President of Safety & Driver Recruiting - Grammer Logistics Hayden Cardiff, CTP Founder/Co-CEO - Idelic A panel discussion featuring our Morning Session Presenters. Have your questions at the ready!
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Afternoon Session
Lt. Tyler Utterback Lieutenant - Indiana State Police CVED Lt. Utterback leads the Indiana Accident Reconstruction team and many times, is the first to respond to the scene of an accident. Lt. Utterback will take us through the process of the reconstruction and explain how your driver should respond on the scene during the first moments of an accident.
Maximizing Your Insurance Policies
Matt Cavell Director of Sales - Reliance Partners Matt will offer tips that carriers can take to maximize better renewal outcomes or alternative coverage options, including getting organized in advance of renewal and developing a risk retention strategy for positive outcomes.
2:30 PM - Mid-Afternoon Break
Post Accident Priorities
Steve GrothLitigation Partner - Bose McKinney & Evans, LLP The trucking industry is faced with many challenges that require strong legal knowledge and representation. This session will prepare you for what to do and things to consider after the accident.