More than 360 fleet managers and exhibitors attended Fleet Expo 2003, which featured 16 fleet management seminars and the World’s Largest Fleet Ride & Drive. The conference was held at the Meadowlands Convention Center in Secaucus on Oct. 7-9, 2003. “The seminars were very informative and well done,” said Ron LeClair, Transportation Supervisor for Laboratory Alliance of Central N.Y.
In conjunction with Fleet Expo 2003, the University of Washington offered a special pre-conference workshop on Analytical Fleet Management. John Dolce, fleet manager for Essex County, NJ, taught the 8-hour interactive workshop. All fleet managers attending the workshop received a certificate of completion awarding .7 continuing education units or seven professional development hours from the University of Washington.
Among the other highlights of the conference:
Maryann Keller, president of Maryann Keller Associates, presented a keynote address on “A Forecast of the Automotive Industry in 2004 and How It Will Affect Your Business.
Terry Flesia, president of Autocross & Associates, presented a step-by-step explanation on how to computerize your fleet operation.
Scott Jenkins and Suzie Hedger of Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. spoke on how to perform an expense review of your fleet operation.
More detailed coverage of Fleet Expo 2003 will appear in the December 2003 issue of Automotive Fleet.