Zonar to launch fleet management conference

Posted on January 17, 2013

SAN ANTONIO — Zonar will hold its inaugural annual conference here this spring, company officials announced.

The provider of fleet telematics, remote diagnostics and mobile onboard computing will launch THE ZONE 2013 from May 14 to 16 at San Antonio’s Grand Hyatt Riverwalk.

Officials said that the fleet management conference will offer renowned industry speakers covering strategic transportation topics, including the latest trends in fleet management, impending CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) regulations, operational safety, driver retention, fuel efficiency and management best practices.

At the two-and-a-half day event, fleet professionals can attend more than 80 educational breakout sessions and a transportation technology vendor fair, and they can work one-on-one with product specialists in an interactive learning lab.

Zonar officials said that THE ZONE 2013 provides fleet professionals across the nation an ideal opportunity to network and gain insider industry knowledge.

A key Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official will speak at the event to provide information on CSA regulations, implications for the industry and how they will affect current fleet operations nationwide. Attendees will also hear from industry experts about the future of transportation technology and what fleets can do today to leverage existing systems.

“The transportation industry is rapidly changing,” said Brett Brinton, Zonar’s president and CEO. “Staying on top of industry news, technological developments and regulations can make all the difference in successfully managing a fleet. THE ZONE is a great place for fleet professionals to expand their network, develop new skills and gain valuable knowledge from experts and peers.”

THE ZONE 2013 will also offer entertainment, including the Zonar Golf Classic at The Quarry on May 14. On the evening of May 15, Zonar will host the "Riverwalk Rock N’ Roll Gala" at the Hard Rock Café and Howl at the Moon. The gala will include a Texas barbecue, dueling pianos and a musical performance by Monte Montgomery, one of the “Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players,” according to Guitar Player magazine.

Registration for THE ZONE 2013 is now open. For more information and to register, go here.

Other news on Zonar:

New Zonar tablet targets fleet inspection, efficiency

Zonar, NAPT award $50K equipment grant

Related Topics: conferences, FMCSA, inspections

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