Sample Program Agenda from 2015:
Full 2016 program details will be provided as they become available.

Schedule at a Glance - 2016 Private Fleet Management Institute

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - Program Sessions 8:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, January 17, 2016 - Program Sessions 8:00am to 4:00pm
Monday, January 18, 2016 - Program Sessions 8:00am to 4:00pm, Networking Reception 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - Program Sessions 8:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - Program Sessions 8:00am to 1:00pm

Continental breakfast and buffet lunch included each day above.


Topical Agenda

The PFMI curriculum provides a rigorous learning environment in which attendees will be exposed to the foundational core disciplines of private fleet management through a series of presentations, round-table discussions, structured networking activities and applied learning exercises.

Strategic Components of the Private Fleet

Sustaining Upper Management Support: Ongoing Communications & Justification Selling
Long-Range Outlook for Private Fleets
Converting Data Into Actionable Intelligence and Behavioral Change
Lean Transportation Management Disciplines
Establishing Performance Driven Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)    

Organizational Strategies to Drive Operational Excellence

Delivering Tailored Customer Service Value: The Private Fleet Advantage
Optimization Protocols: Routing, Trailer Utilization, Capacity Management
Inbound Logistics, Backhauling & Collaborative Logistics
Right-Sizing Business Models: Private Fleet vs. Outside Carrier Capacity Ratios

Financial Strategies and Protocols

Financial Models for Private Fleets: Profit Center vs. Cost Center
Determining True Fleet Costs
Understanding and Using Financial Reports and Budgeting to Drive Excellence
Return on Investment Measures 

Human Resources: Building a Culture of Excellence

Recruiting, Cultural-Fit Assessment, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring
Scorecarding, Rewards, and Recognition Programs
Onboarding and In-Service Training, Coaching, and Professional Development
Compensation and Performance Incentive Strategies

Safety and Compliance

Managing CSA Scores
Compliance Strategies
Behavior-Based Safety
In-Service Performance Metrics

Equipment and Maintenance

In-House vs. Outsourced Maintenance: Management Best Practices and Standards
Spec’ing Strategies
Life Cycle Costing and Trade Cycles
Improving Driver-Shop Communications through Vehicle Inspection Reports 


****             Optional Program              ****
CTP Examination Preparation Workshop
Friday, January 15, 2016, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
REGISTER online for this optional workshop here.

Participate in this specialized study group and review the core areas of knowledge covered in the CTP examination. Polish your writing skills, prepare for the case study analysis, network with candidates, and complete a sample multiple choice examination. The is a separate event requiring an additional registration fee over and above the registration fee for the Private Fleet Management Institute.

The next CTP exam is scheduled for Saturday, February 13, 2016.