G&P Trucking Company and SmartDrive to Present Session on Optimizing Driver Coaching and Retention with Video Technology and In-Depth Data Analysis at 2015 ALK Transportation Technology Summit
John Billingsley and Adam Kahn to Discuss the Benefits of Video-Based Safety Programs for Coaching and Retaining Skilled Drivers
SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 — SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that it will present alongside customer G&P Trucking Company, Inc. at the 2015 ALK Transportation Technology Summit. The session will focus on improving driver retention through video-based technology, in-depth data analysis and personalized driver coaching. The ALK Transportation Technology Summit, taking place May 4 -7 in Princeton, New Jersey, brings together thought leaders in transportation to discuss the latest trends, developments and innovative products and solutions that are addressing key challenges faced by the industry.
Session title: Coaching Technology: Tools and Strategies for Attaining Retention Results
Date and time: Tuesday, May 5, 2:45 p.m. –3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Hyatt Regency Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey
- John Billingsley, director of safety and training, G&P Trucking Company
- Adam Kahn, senior director of marketing, SmartDrive Systems
Understanding how important recruiting and retaining experienced drivers are to a fleet’s success, the companies will present how advanced video-based systems with integrated data can help fleet managers identify qualified drivers and keep them behind the wheel. With the right video technology, fleet managers can access crucial information regarding drivers that they would otherwise not be privy to, such as specific driving skills and areas that require improvement. In addition to aiding recruiting and retention efforts, video data can be leveraged to provide personalized coaching, leading to more skilled and confident drivers.
Billingsley of G&P Trucking Company will share firsthand experiences with SmartDrive’s video-based safety program and how individualized coaching can help eliminate areas of risk and foster a company culture focused on safety. Attendees will also learn how SmartDrive’s program enables fleet managers to provide coaching based on fair and consistent information, resulting in more positive driver-manager relationships.
To learn more about the 2015 ALK Transportation Technology Summit, visit:http://www.alktechsummit.com/index.html.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The company has compiled the world’s largest storehouse of more than 80 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, Calif., and employs 450 people worldwide.
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- Posted by Erica Frank
- On April 30, 2015