CVOC to address correlation between technology, driver performance
A panel of leading executives from J & R Schugel Trucking, Maverick Transportation and Eaton Vehicle Group plan to discuss how technology improves driver performance at the fifth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, set for Aug. 20-21, 2014, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
The panel discussion includes Clay Merches, J & R Schugel vice president of safety and human resources; John Beering, senior vice president and general manager of Eaton Transmissions for Eaton Vehicle Group. Paul Menig, CEO of Tech-I-M will moderate the discussion.
According to CVOC, the panelists will discuss how technologies, including automated transmissions, driver management dashboards, in-cab cameras and fuel economy and safety advancements, are changing the way fleets manage their drivers for peak performance.
Presented jointly by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and Randall-Reilly, the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference will be held prior to the opening of The Great American Trucking Show. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, followed by a networking lunch. A networking reception will be held immediately following the program on Wednesday evening. The conference will end at 11 a.m. on Thursday when The Great American Trucking Show opens.
For more information and to register, go to www.cvoconline.com. CVOC also is sponsored by Bridgestone, Detroit and Freightliner Trucks.