Arkansas Trucking Association

NATMI and ATA TMC present CSME and CDME Certification Course

Arkansas Trucking
Date: March 29, 2018 12:00 AM - March 30, 2018 12:00 AM

Arkansas Trucking Association and NATMI Present

CSME and CDME Certification Course

Essentials of Fleet Maintenance Management

March 29-30, 2018 - Little Rock, AR

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 Course Description

Day 1: The program covers topics essential to effective management and administration of motor fleet maintenance operations.  Students learn how to cut costs through efficient use of personnel, equipment, and technology, while complying with the maze of State and Federal regulations governing maintenance operations.

Day 1 benefits:

  1. Learn why computers save money but don't always reduce labor costs
  2. Learn to schedule work effectively
  3. Discover the common pitfalls of computer software
  4. Develop supervision skills to motivate mechanics
  5. Find out what "ground work" needs to be done before a shop goes "online"
  6. Learn essential preventive maintenance skills
  7. Learn how to deal with upper management effectively
  8. Find out how to train mechanics on nearly anything without spending a fortune
  9. Learn how to present effective meetings and programs
  10. Understand the maze of state and fedral rules that cover maintenance operations
Day 2:  You'll learn how to effectively spec' vehicles, purchase wisely, negotiate warranty and best select suppliers and manufacturers.  You'll gain an in-depth knowledge of today's computerized management systems.  You'll learn how to reduce costs through predictive maintenance, and how to properly analyze failures when they occur - and more.
Day 2 benefits:
  1. Discover the tools available to spec' equipment in the computer age
  2. Develop a systematic method to evaluate new products
  3. Find out how to maximize warranty recovery
  4. Learn how to cost out new equipment, and develop ROI numbers
  5. Learn to speak the CFO's language
  6. Learn the technical characteristics of alternative fuels
  7. Discover the common pitfalls in laying out a new shop
  8. Learn how to replace components just before they break
  9. Ascertain what it takes to move from one generation of computerization to the next
  10. Learn how to audit to find out where you are in relation to your department's goals
Seminar Location 
Arkansas Trucking Association
 1401 W. Capitol Avenue, Ste. 183
Little Rock, AR 72201
8:00 am-5:00 pm



All Dates

  • From March 29, 2018 12:00 AM to March 30, 2018 12:00 AM

Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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