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Tuesday, October 1 | 1:30-2:15pm

Transportation: Staffing the Future!

A significant industry challenge is to find adequate staffing to fill the increasing number of positions that come along with tremendous growth. Attend this “best practices” session to learn how the Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer team is taking a new, innovative approach to attracting and training a diversified workforce. Jennifer Piatt, Elite Support and Diversity Manager, will highlight these methods which include: the development of a companywide, centralized training facility to train and educate employees; the creation of a new Diversity Manager position; addressing best practices for recruiting employees through unconventional methods; and sharing successes in how best to utilize training programs for new hires, as well as retaining employees.

About the Presenter

Jennifer Piatt started her career with Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer in October of 2006 in a sales administrative position for the medium-duty vocational truck sales team. She later moved to other positions within the company, including serving as executive administrator for Stoops CEO and President Brian McCoy, and later as a Continuous Improvement Coordinator for Stoops Trailers in Indianapolis, as well as the Edinburgh, Indiana location. In December 2018, Jennifer was promoted to the position of Elite Support and Diversity Manager. 

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