‘SMART TRUCKER’ SEM­I­NAR SE­RIES 2016 WRAPS UP

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The ‘Smart Trucker’ sem­i­nar se­ries wrapped up the 2016 sea­son by mak­ing an in­for­ma­tive stop at the Tosca Ban­quet & Con­fer­ence Cen­tre in Oshawa on Novem­ber 10th. The events were held in Mis­sis­sauga, Grimsby, Lon­don and Kingston ear­lier in the year.

The sem­i­nar pre­sented by Road To­day Me­dia Group and Outridge En­ter­prises of­fered ad­vanced ses­sions on lead­er­ship, busi­ness, time man­age­ment, bet­ter cus­tomer ser­vice, profit cen­ters in truck­ing, new elec­tronic log de­vices, manda­tory ele­men­tary level train­ing and com­mer­cial ve­hi­cle safety with a fo­cus on preven­tion of wheel off in­ci­dents and win­ter driv­ing.

On­tario Pro­vin­cial Po­lice Sergeant Kerry Sch­midt from High­way Safety Di­vi­sion gave a spe­cial pre­sen­ta­tion out­lin­ing on­go­ing safety and en­force­ment ini­tia­tives. Other speak­ers in­cluded Mike Hahn, Vickie de Vos, Tim Gray, Ward Warkentin, Bruce Outridge and Manan Gupta.

At­tended by fleet own­ers, driv­ers, owner op­er­a­tors and new en­trants to the in­dus­try, the se­ries was spon­sored by Chal­lenger Mo­tor Freight, Fleet Tax Ser­vices, RS2000 Tax Con­sul­tants, Spec­tra Prod­ucts and On­tario Truck Driv­ing School.

The sched­ule for 2017 is be­ing fi­nal­ized and will be re­leased early in the New Year.

For more info visit www. road­to­day.com/smart­trucker

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