Various topics involving technology will round out the three overarching topics for breakout sessions during next week’s CCJ Spring Symposium in Asheville, N.C., May 22-24. Business and management and equipment and maintenance are the other topics that will be covered by breakout sessions during the event.
Symposium will kick off Monday, May 22, with a golf outing or a tour of the Biltmore, along with a keynote speech by Fast Company magazine editor and managing director Robert Safian.
Beginning Tuesday, May 23, Symposium attendees will have the opportunity to attend 45-minute sessions focusing on mining data from technology, driver onboarding, automated driver training and mobile apps for drivers.
Symposium’s first technology breakout, titled “Data Mining in Fleet Maintenance,” will feature U.S. Xpress executives Jeff Seibenhener and Gerry Mead speaking on how they have used data from advanced technology to reduce equipment repair downtime by 50 percent and generate more revenue.
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The final two technology sessions, to be held Wednesday, May 24, will focus on automated driver training and driver mobile apps.
The automated driver training session will help fleet managers discover how technology makes it possible to give drivers in-cab audio and visual alerts to help them instantly correct behaviors. The session on mobile apps for drivers will dive into how mobile apps can increase efficiency, save money and improve customer service and driver retention.
A full schedule of all topics that will be covered at Symposium can be found here. Registration for Symposium is available at this link for $1,295 with hotel included, or for $795 without hotel reservations. Once you are registered, you can register a colleague for 50 percent off the regular price.