NAFA Scholarship Winner; Shell Joins NETS

Pic­tured: Amy Mowry, NAFA Schol­ar­ship Win­ner

Fer­ris State Stu­dent Wins NAFA’s Fleet Man­age­ment Schol­ar­ship
The future of fleet man­age­ment was seen through­out NAFA’s 2013 Insti­tute & Expo as stu­dents inter­est­ed in a career in fleet attend­ed edu­ca­tion­al ses­sions and net­worked with indus­try pro­fes­sion­als.  One stu­dent even returned with a $3,000 schol­ar­ship to help com­plete her edu­ca­tion and pre­pare for a career in the indus­try.

On Wednes­day, April 24, the NAFA Foun­da­tion pre­sent­ed Amy Mowry with the 2013 Willard H. DaSil­va Fleet Man­age­ment Schol­ar­ship.  Mowry, who will grad­u­ate from Fer­ris State Uni­ver­si­ty in May with an Associate’s Degree in Heavy Equip­ment Tech­nol­o­gy, is look­ing to obtain a posi­tion work­ing for and man­ag­ing a fleet of agri­cul­ture equip­ment. Learn more

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Shell Joins NETS Board of Direc­tors
The Net­work of Employ­ers for Traf­fic Safe­ty (NETS) is pleased to announce Shell Inter­na­tion­al Petro­le­um Com­pa­ny has joined the organization’s Board of Directors.Shell’s glob­al road safe­ty pro­gram focus­es on improv­ing the safe­ty of dri­vers – staff and con­trac­tors – and con­tribut­ing to road safe­ty in the com­mu­ni­ties where it oper­ates.

At Shell, the num­ber of motor vehi­cle inci­dents has declined by 55% since 2008. This is due to its com­pre­hen­sive road safe­ty man­age­ment pro­gram. Key com­po­nents include: lead­er­ship com­mit­ment; sim­ple and clear require­ments for dri­vers and vehi­cles; jour­ney man­age­ment plan­ning; dri­ver train­ing; the use of in-vehi­cle mon­i­tor­ing sys­tems; and a total ban on the use of mobile phones when dri­ving. Learn more

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