Years ago when MELT was first being kicked around I was fortunate enough to meet with one of Minister Del Duca’s assistants at an industry function. She asked if we could meet the next day so she could get my opinions and thoughts about the announcement the Minister made the night before about pursuing MELT in the Province. Two hours later we were still talking about the Pro’s and Con’s, who the players should be at the table and what the goals and objectives would be.
So what’s out there today for safety professionals and driver trainers? Look no further than NATMI – North American Transportation Management Institute.
There are so many events happening in our industry, it’s impossible to get to them all. For myself and our people, it is really important that whatever events or conferences we attend that there is an opportunity to bring value back to our businesses.
A number of years ago when Transrep Inc. was founded, we had a great idea of capitalizing on years of our networking, building our contact lists and establishing credibility with what we did and how we did it.
In mid-June, I had the opportunity to participate and attend the 2015 Private Motor Truck Council (PMTC) annual conference, held at the Kingsbridge Centre just north of Toronto. What an outstanding event!
Robert C Gallagher, the author of “The Express: The Ernie Davis Story” said that. While it is amusing, it also holds true. People change, perspectives change, organizations change. One of the big changes at the TTSAO was their decision to hire a Chairman of the Board. I was pleased and flattered to be offered this position. This hiring did not happen overnight.
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