Well, it has been about five months since I joined the Master Fleet family. Any transition in life brings about questions, concerns, emotions and doubts. After more than 30 years at Schneider, leaving the security of something I knew well caused me to have all the aforementioned feelings. Yet here I sit in a new role at a new company.
My wife asked me the other week how things were going. My answer was “I am having a great time”. I meant that statement – I am having a great time. I am learning about our business, getting to know our customers and our employees and seeking out opportunities for us to grow our business. For me, that’s fun.
After having many discussions with Larry about Master Fleet over the years, I now understand why he felt the way he did about this company. Our people are hard-working and care about each other and the customer. That is what is required to make a business successful. We have a great base from which to grow our business as a result.
I believe in balancing three key things in order to be a successful business. Those three things are:
Next Master Fleet University March 28-30
Fleet owners know maintenance is one of their biggest operating costs; the third largest cost of operation after drivers and fuel. The good news is that, unlike fuel and drivers, there are usually significant opportunities to bring maintenance costs down and keep trucks rolling.
That's where Master Fleet University, scheduled March 28-30, comes in. A concentrated series of classes designed to help fleet maintenance leaders build complete, best-in-class fleet maintenance programs, Master Fleet University instructors provide the plans for improving shop operations, and just as important, followup afterwards, to help ensure the plans are implemented effectively and goals are achieved.
Not sure? Here's what last year's Master Fleet University grads are saying.
Click here to register for the March 28-30 session.
Larry D. Chaplin Awards
Congratulations to Ryan Moderson, a mobile technician at Master Fleet's Neenah Service Center, and Steve Wolfe, Master Fleet director of IT. Both men were chosen by their coworkers to receive the first ever Larry D. Chaplin Awards for Servant Leadership and Customer Service. Master Fleet employees nominated the person they felt best demonstrated those qualities both at work and in their community. The awards were presented at the Master Fleet Christmas Party, January 7.
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