•  Maintenance Managers Meeting

Agenda

*Agenda is subject to change.

 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
   
7:00AM – 8:00AM
Caribbean Registration Desk

Meeting Registration

   
7:00AM – 8:00AM
Ocean View Terrace

Breakfast

   
8:00AM – 8:15AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Aloha! Welcome & Introductions
Jim Ryan, Vice President of Operations, Kris-Way Truck Leasing, Inc.,
a NationaLease Member

   
8:15AM – 8:30AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Set Sail: President’s Welcome
Dean Vicha, President, NationaLease

   
8:30AM – 9:30AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

No Man Overboard: Being the Best You Can Be
Jerry Markbreit, former National Football League referee, will discuss motivation and team building by using his experience both on and off the field.

   
9:30AM – 10:30AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Technician Training: The Life Preservers of Your Shop
Making sure your technicians are up to date on the latest maintenance practices is critical to today’s environment. Learn some best practices as a panel of your peers discusses what is currently being done to train their technicians.
Moderator: Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease
Panelists: Kevin Fleming, Vice President and COO, Fleming NationaLease; Howard Ketel, Vice President of Operations, Lawrence NationaLease; Craig Porter, Operations Manager, McCoy NationaLease; and Troy Simmons, Branch Manager, TEC Leasing, a NationaLease Member

   
10:30AM – 10:45AM
Pre-function Area Oceans Ballroom

Break

   
10:45AM – 11:30AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Soak Up These Great Ideas: The Idea Session
During this time, members will be asked to present an idea or best practice utilized within their business that offers savings in money, time, productivity, improved morale, and/or increased customer satisfaction. Each member throws $10 into the kitty. Members will then vote on the best idea and cash will be awarded to the top three with the most votes. This is a great opportunity to not only share and hear innovative ideas, but also a chance to win some cash! Don’t miss this exciting session for a lot of fun and friendly competition.
Moderator: Ronny Brown, Maintenance Director, Cargo Transporters, Inc.

   
11:30AM – 12:00PM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Surf’s Up! Member Services Update
Find out what’s happening at the NationaLease home office as Jane Clark provides an update on new programs and services available through NationaLease and an introduction to new members.
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease

   
12:00PM – 1:00PM
Ocean View Terrace

Lunch

   
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Ocean Ballroom

Product &Technology Luau
The popular Product & Technology Fair grows every year!  Be sure to visit all of our Premier Partners’ and suppliers’ booths to learn about their products and services. You’ll also be able to enter in their drawings for great prizes!

   
5:00PM – 9:00PM
On the Beach

Welcome Reception, Dinner, & Entertainment

   
   
Thursday, May 14, 2015
   
   
7:00AM – 8:00AM
Ocean View Terrace

Breakfast

   
Closed Sessions:  
   
8:00AM – 9:00AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Dive in to Shop Talk – Closed Session
Jim Ryan will lead a members-only open discussion on any issues that you are currently facing.  This is your chance to get input from the best in the business—your peers!
Moderator: Jim Ryan, Vice President of Operations, Kris-Way Truck Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease Member

   
9:00AM – 10:00AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

High Tide for the New Buyer’s Guide – Closed Session
Rob, Jess, and Scott will present an update on current spend trends within NationaLease, including the U.S. and Canada, and review new supplier programs as well as current programs in the “pipeline”, and ways to utilize the programs to maximize savings and rebates.
Rob Garcia, Vice President of Supply Management, NationaLease
Jess Boss, Director of Products and Services, NationaLease
Scott Marzec, Manager of Member Programs, NationaLease

   
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Pre-function Area

Break

   
10:15AM – 12:00PM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Make a Splash with Equipment Updates – Closed Session
Hear about the improvements and future truck technology and have your questions ready for the OE technical experts.
John Martin, Detroit Technical Sales, Daimler Trucks North America
Ray LeStrange, National Fleet Service Manager, Volvo Trucks North America

   
12:00PM – 1:00PM
Ocean View Terrace

Lunch

   
Open Sessions:  
   
1:00PM – 1:45PM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Smooth Sailing with Reciprocal Service
Reciprocal Service is the cornerstone of NationaLease. Join us in a discussion on ways to continually improve service to our members and customers.
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease

   
1:45PM – 2:30PM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Avoid the Rip Current: Warranty Best Practices
Making sure you get the full value of your warranty is important to your business. How do you make sure you are on top of the warranty process and receiving its full value? Fred Bentley will share best practices that start way before a breakdown hits your shop floor.
Fred Bentley, President, Bentley Truck Services, Inc., a NationaLease Member

   
2:30PM – 2:45PM
Pre-function Area

Break

   
2:45PM – 4:45PM

Take the Plunge! Supplier Breakouts
Members will have the opportunity to choose four suppliers to receive a quick update on new products, services, and technology offerings.
Cummins Inc. – Jason Simmons, Technical Support Manager & Frank Kriesant, Technical Support Manager
Eaton Corp. – Jay Riley, Fleet Service Manager
Michelin North America Inc. – Mark Kath, Strategic Operations Manager
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions – Steve Brandt, National Fleet Account Executive & Randy Hanson, Manager, Technical Service
Shell Lubricants – Kimball Powell, Key Account Manager & Greg Paluska, Technical Advisor Key Account
Enrich/Emconex – Jack Zolomy, Vice President – Business Development
NationaLease Road Rescue – Byron Lay, Maintenance Director, NationaLease
Imperial Supplies – Jon Daul, National Account Executive

   
5:30PM – 6:00PM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Cocktails

   
6:00PM – 9:00PM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Awards Dinner

 
 
Friday, May 15, 2015
   
   
7:30AM – 8:30AM
Caribbean Salons IV-VIII

Breakfast

   
8:30AM – 9:00AM
Caribbean I - IV

Don’t Get Burned! Repair Advocacy Update
Based on great feedback from last year’s meeting, Joe Puff has put together a process for handling repair issues with the OEMs. He will share an update on the process and early successes.
Joe Puff, Vice President of Truck Technology & Maintenance, NationaLease

   
9:00AM – 10:00AM
Caribbean I - IV

Buried Treasure: Component Rebate Submission Process
Are you taking full advantage of the rebates that are due to you? Find out how to maximize your rebate dollars on capital equipment as Jane Clark walks you through a step-by-step process.
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Programs, NationaLease

   
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Caribbean I - IV

Catch the ELD Wave
Electronic logging devices are in the news, but what are you doing about them? Tom Boyer will share what Hogan has learned utilizing ELDs in three different applications: lease, rental, and their own units.
Tom Boyer, VP of Maintenance, Hogan Truck Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease Member