NEWS FROM NPTC March 2002

April 28-30, 2002Austin, Texas Convention Center The theme of NPTC 2002 is Shaping Transportation for Tomorrow, a most appropriate focus for these turbulent times. Our Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition has always been the industry meeting for transportation professionals. This year's Conference will address the most current issues in our industry, from the latest information on

April 28-30, 2002
Austin, Texas Convention Center

The theme of NPTC 2002 is “Shaping Transportation for Tomorrow”, a most appropriate focus for these turbulent times. Our Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition has always been the industry meeting for transportation professionals. This year's Conference will address the most current issues in our industry, from the latest information on safety and government regulations to human resources solutions.

We are pleased to have The Honorable Joseph M. Clapp, Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, as our keynote speaker at the Tuesday, April 30th Breakfast/Roundtable Discussion. FMCSA is one of nine administrations within the U.S. Department of Transportation and the first new agency created by Congress in more than 30 years. The agency is solely dedicated to improving truck and bus safety on the nation's highways. Mr. Clapp has an extensive background in the transportation field, most recently as Chairman of Roadway Services, Inc. of Akron, Ohio.

Another keynote speaker scheduled is Mike Janke of Special Operations Consulting. Mr. Janke is a highly decorated Navy Seal Commando and former member of the government's top secret Anti-Terrorist SEAL Team 6, a best selling author and performance consultant for the U.S. Olympics. Drawing from his military training and experiences, he will share practical techniques for improving individual and corporate efficiency. He has appeared on “60 Minutes”, CNN and PBS. Join Mr. Janke at the NPTC 2002 Welcome Brunch/Award Ceremony on Sunday, April 28th.

NPTC ON-LINE CAREER CENTER

Finding qualified transportation/distribution managers and other staffing positions can be made easier through a new NPTC MEMBERS ONLY service called the “Fleet Career Center” designed specifically for the private truck industry. This valuable recruiting resource can be found on the Web at http://www.nptc.org and makes finding the right transportation/distribution candidates, for any position, more efficient and less expensive. Employers may register on-line and for the first month of service, post jobs at half-price and search what will eventually be thousands of resumes for FREE!

Employers can:

  • post, edit and manage job listings easily and effectively, any day or time
  • have immediate access to an entire resume database of qualified candidates
  • look for candidates who match your employment needs: full-time, part-time or contract employees
  • receive and respond to resumes, cover letters, etc. via e-mail
  • use three effective job-posting options: 60-day single job, four-job package or a ten-job package posting


Job seekers can:

  • enjoy free access to job listings specific to the private fleet transportation/distribution industry
  • post a public or confidential resume in a searchable database
  • apply directly online for open positions with prospective employers
  • manage your job search any day or time: update your profile, edit your resume and review all jobs that you apply for
  • upload additional resumes for free
  • have the opportunity to view any job posted in the Career Center


Career solutions for companies and candidates alike are one mouse click away at http://www.nptc.org.

CERTIFIED TRANSPORTATION PROFESSIONAL®

Candidates who successfully passed the CTP® Examination offered in February and March 2002 will be honored at an Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 28 at our Annual Education Management Conference in Austin, Texas.

The CTP® Exam will next be offered in September 2002. Call now to begin a program of study designed to guide you through earning a designation to keep your career moving forward!

For more information on the CTP® Program visit www.nptc.org or call Judy Werner at 703/ 683-1300, extension 218.

NPTC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

NPTC members receive a wide range of benefits including our Annual Conference, Fleet Career Center and education programs. We provide the most up-to-date information on the industry's hot issues in the NPTC Weekly Update. The Update covers Safety & Compliance and Legislative/Regulatory issues and is delivered to you weekly.

NPTC acts as a Sponsoring Partner to hold Safety Seminars around the country. Annually, we honor fleets and individuals at our Safety Awards luncheon. Every day we address the concerns and issues of America's private fleets. Our corporate slogan is “Shaping the Future of Corporate Distribution” and we honor that goal by listening to and serving our members.

For NPTC membership information, please contact Diane Sams at 703/ 683-1300, extension 206.

In addition, please join us at the Austin Convention Center for:

  • State-of-the-Art Exhibition with over 100 companies participating. With this unique opportunity for you to see the latest in technology, we will also offer you a grand opening reception, breakfast and a true Texas Barbecue Buffet!

  • NPTC 2002, “Shaping Transportation for Tomorrow”, is offering over 25 education sessions that you cannot afford to miss. We promise to assist you with your professional growth, make you indispensable to your company and improve your fleet's bottom line with the most current information and trends in the transportation industry today!

  • Social events and networking opportunities unique to NPTC. Join us for our prestigious Driver Hall of Fame/Safety Awards Luncheon, a special reception for Women in Transportation, a comprehensive orientation and reception for “First Timers” to NPTC and many more events exclusive to the NPTC Annual Conference.



NATIONAL PRIVATE TRUCK COUNCIL CONTACTS:

President and CEO: Gary Petty 703/683-1300 or e-mail [email protected]

Vice President, Operations: George Mundell 703/683-1300 x217 or e-mail [email protected]

Annual Conference & Exhibition: Patti Burke 703/683-1300 x212 or e-mail [email protected]

Membership: Diane Sams 703/683-1300 x206 or e-mail [email protected]

Education and Certification: Judith Werner 703/683-1300 x218 or e-mail [email protected]

Administration: Elaine Robinson 703/683-1300 x223 or e-mail [email protected]

Special Programs & Safety: Loree Gunn 703/683-1300 x216 or e-mail [email protected]

For additional information, visit our website at www.nptc.org, or contact Patti Burke at 703/ 683-1300, extension 212 or via email at [email protected]. See you in Austin!! Mark your calendar now!

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