Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management, today announced that two of its industry expert professionals will be panelists at the Women In Trucking Accelerate! Conference, held in Dallas, November 7-9, 2016. The Accelerate! Conference is designed for transportation, logistics, and supply chain professionals interested in learning about critical transportation issues and trends, along with perspectives of the positive impact women can have on the industry.

Sandy Rosenfeld, Manager, Safety & Operations, CTP, will offer her expertise for the Regulations, Legislation: Impact on Operations session. This session will offer thoughts and concerns on topics such as safety fitness determination of motor carriers, hours of service, safety, GHG Phase 2, electronic logging devices, and other upcoming mandates and their impacts on the operations of for-hire carriers, owner/operators, and shippers. Sandy has over 25 years of experience in fleet and safety management and is the company’s in-house transportation compliance and safety expert. 

Brian McMahon, Data Analyst will participate in the session - Attracting Millennials: How Transportation Companies Can Compete for New Talent. McMahon has a degree in finance and is responsible for data analytics, and has completed fleet studies with over millions of miles’ worth of data. McMahon and other Millennials (new college graduates as well as those who have recently entered the workforce) will provide insights on what made them decide to follow a career path in the transportation industry and what they want most from a career in trucking. Human Resources and recruiting executives will also share how they have successfully developed career opportunities that are enticing to Millennials.

“We’re excited and proud to have two members of our organization recognized as industry thought leaders by the WIT organization,” said Brian Holland, President and CFO of Fleet Advantage. “Areas such as legislation, compliance, operations and recruiting are all critical for the health and growth of the transportation industry, and our staff is committed to offering the very best service and knowledge to our clients each day, as well as industry peers.”

McMahon recently opined about the need for the transportation industry to recruit more Millennials, and how to change their perceptions about the trucking industry. Rosenfeld is a key member of Fleet Advantage’s Safety Committee, designed to advise fleet operators on various safety, operations and regulatory issues.

About Fleet Advantage

Fleet Advantage serves America’s top truck fleets and guarantees the absolute lowest cost of ownership by providing truck leasing and matching proprietary data driven IT processes with fleet analytics using the latest eco-efficient clean diesel technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity, while reducing fuel and maintenance costs. Fleet Advantage is ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the state of Florida and the fastest growing independent truck lessor in the U.S.  In 2015 and 2013, Fleet Advantage was also named to Inc. magazines’ 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation.  In 2011, CEO John Flynn received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Florida - Emerging Category award.