2018 Conference Sessions

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“Fleet Management is Human Resource Management” 
Timely and specific. These are the watch words from any handbook on effective performance evaluations. How can fleets bring this guidance to bear to improve driver safety and performance, reduce collisions and costs, and build their reputation?

Today real-time telematics platforms can provide data on driver performance, not simply vehicle movement. These systems allow managers to provide workers with feedback that is timely and specific, creating a culture of constant improvement in your office and on the roads.

Hear from leaders in telematics, coaching, and insuretech about best practices in adopting new driver coaching systems, putting them to work, and taking advantage of their benefits -- everything from better driver retention and morale to on-time performance to lower maintenance costs, fewer citations, and insurance savings. Attend this session to:

  • Learn some of the most effective strategies to provide feedback that will improve driver behavior and performance
  • Better understand how new technologies can improve loss control
  • Get new insights on how to use data to manage insurance and other seemingly uncontrollable cost-centers

Panelists: Kady Pooler, Director of Business Development, Zendrive; Jenna Moore, Learning and Development Manager, Truckstop.com; Taurie Bjerken, Mid Market Regional Sales Manager, KeepTruckin; and Amy Bricken, Manager of Client Development, Driver iQ (Moderator)

 

Kady is Director of Business Development responsible for executing the business development, sales and marketing strategies for Zendrive. Kady leads her team in securing insurance broker partnerships, signing SaaS customers, and developing relationships that will drive revenue. Prior to Zendrive, Kady led the Sales Development efforts at KeepTruckin. She started there as the first customer-facing employee and eventually built out a team of 30. She was responsible for the go to market strategy, finding product-market fit and generating revenue. Kady graduated from Arizona State University where she double majored in Marketing and Management. Kady served as president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, captained the women's tennis team and was ASU’s first Women’s NCAA National Champion in tennis.

Jenna Moore is the Customer Learning and Development Manager at Truckstop.com. Moore leads the customer-facing learning initiatives for all Truckstop products, and she is the designer and facilitator of the Truckstop.com Power User Certification Program. Moore has 7 + years’ experience delivering progressive learning solutions, and has been published in the International Journal of Training and Development and in TIA’s Logistics Journal, writing on the importance of Learning & Development for organizational success. She got her start at Truckstop as the Training Manager for Real Time Freight, where she gained extensive knowledge of the entire freight execution lifecycle.

Taurie Bjerken is a Mid-Market Regional Sales Manager at KeepTruckin, the leading fleet management platform that builds modern technology products to improve the safety and efficiency of the trucking industry. Focused on leading the West Coast Sales team, she and her team have partnered with over 200 unique fleets throughout the US and Canada to help them understand the value of technology in their lives and businesses. Taurie aims to bring passion and authenticity to her work, believing that advocating for drivers is fundamental in changing the way freight is moved on our roads. Taurie holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Marketing and Finance) from Gonzaga University. Taurie is a proud member of Women in Trucking and hopes to continue to make an positive impact in the trucking industry.