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img src="/sites/default/files/images/articles/iTECHlogo.gif" width=119 align=right>"I'm a big believer in electronic learning,” says Ben Wieringa, service business consultant for Herman Miller Inc., a manufacturer of office furniture. The company, headquartered in Zeeland, Mich., has 50 far-flung dealerships, each with approximately five to 10 tractor-trailers to move furniture. Online training programs help the company meet and document OSHA training requirements, says Wieringa, who is not alone in his faith in online training and professional development.

In particular, companies with private fleets and multiple locations in different regions of the country say online services help them ensure that drivers and other employees are trained not only properly, but cost effectively.

roviders of online learning and training

Providers of online learning and training programs include Delmar Learning, efleetmgmt inc., J.J. Keller & Associates and a number of university-based programs. These programs' offerings cover countless subjects, including driver training and professional development for fleet managers.

For the full story, see the October/November Issue of iTECH, which appears as a supplement in the Oct. 7 print edition of Transport Topics. Subscribe today.


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