efleetmgmt, inc. has announced that it has launched an online professional development, management and information resource for corporate fleet and transportation professionals. According to the company, this subscription-based website at www.efleetmgmt.com provides access to hundreds of online training courses, articles and searchable databases, and links to dozens of websites in the trucking/transportation field. "Our website is designed to provide access to the best available professional development content, education and training, and information for the fleet and transportation industry," said Lisa C. Deyo, efleetmgmt president. According to the company, through the efleetmgmt website, fleet and transportation managers can access:
  • Education and training via online courses, regional one-day seminars and customized in-house training programs
  • A how-to library for articles on maintaining driver qualification files, setting up a loss prevention program, surviving a DOT audit, performing a lease vs. buy analysis, conducting effective safety meetings and many more.
  • Benchmarking and industry standards through Fleet Financial Report, Transportation Management Compensation Analysis, Private Fleet Size and Scope, and an interactive Question of the Week.
  • Lane/load postings and strategies for establishing or maximizing an existing backhaul program, reducing empty miles and maximizing equipment utilization.
  • Extensive online searchable databases on driver training schools, trucking insurance companies, obtaining permits, diesel fuel prices and fuel tax rates, and many other essential topics. The company further syas that in addition to gaining access to several complimentary services, subscribers to the efleetmgmt website will receive additional benefits such as the 2002 Transportation Compensation Analysis; efleetmgmt's monthly Transportation Finance email newsletter; access to more than 120 OSHA and workplace safety online courses; a discount to efleetmgmt's Financial Strategies for Today's Fleet Operations conference in April; and discounted benefits through LogJobs.com, the Institute of Logistical Management, Employee Services, Inc., and SafetyInfo.com. Subscribers also will receive a 10 percent discount to efleetmgmt's upcoming Transportation Management Training Series of 35 online courses on fleet and transportation management. efleetmgmt is an Internet-based education and professional development resource for corporate fleet and transportation professionals. The company offers online courses, distance learning and educational conferences designed to assist fleet and transportation managers to maximize the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their fleet operation. For more information, visit the website or call (540) 399-1010.