SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that Company President Jason Palmer will speak at two upcoming specialized insurance and risk control workshops for Cottingham & Butler. As the 35th ranked insurance broker by Business Insurance and the leading provider of transportation insurance solutions in the country, Cottingham & Butler has offered group transportation captives for more than 20 years and many of its clients currently utilize SmartDrive as their video-based safety solution provider. Palmer will share insights with trucking captive members on the value of video-enabled predictive and prescriptive analytics for improving safety and managing risk, Oct. 19 and Nov. 2.
As the exclusive insurance broker for four trucking captives, Cottingham & Butler recognizes the continuing success of a transportation and logistics company depends on the availability of its fleet assets. To help clients ensure safe fleet operation while cost-effectively managing risk exposure, Cottingham & Butler's in-house safety division offers frequent workshops on topics related to safety, risk management and insurance. Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the most advanced video safety platform, SmartDrive helps fleets reduce claims and collision frequency by more than 50 percent and is the video safety platform of choice for Cottingham & Butler's fleet customers.
Palmer will share examples of how leading fleets are leveraging SmartDrive's video-based safety and analytics platform to gain timely and accurate insight into driver behavior, and how actionable data produced by advanced technologies help fleet managers ensure safety policy compliance and reduce operating risk.
Session title: Safe Trucking Insurance, Ltd./Specialized Transportation Insurance, Ltd. Risk Control Workshop
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016
Time: 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. CT
Location: New Orleans, La.
Session title: Truck Insurance, Ltd. Risk Control Workshop
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. CT
Location: Memphis, Tenn.
Palmer has more than 20 years of leadership experience delivering products to market for fast-growing technology companies such as Qualcomm, Now Software, Clientele Software, Webtrends and Tut Systems. He has an extensive background in product development and go-to-market strategy development, and, as a founding member of the 800.com Electronics management team, he pioneered selling consumer electronics online, growing the company to $50 million in four years.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The Company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world's largest storehouse of more than 140 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, Calif., and employs over 500 people worldwide.
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