Orientation: Online Training Saves Time, Money

In 2018, the race for qualified candidates is on, no matter the industry. There is a growing need for well-trained, skilled labor; manufacturing has seen a resurgence in importance, as well as oil and gas. Transportation, with its security and good pay, is gaining in popularity as well.

Trucking fleets move more than 70 percent of domestic freight... Read More

Warning: Don’t Purchase Another Piece of Technology Until You Do This

Have you ever been promised the moon by a technology provider, only to be left with a huge bill and disappointments? Most people in education have, and it’s led to a healthy skepticism by many administrators who say, “I’ve heard that promised a million times, and seldom does anyone ever deliver.”

When Vertical Alliance Group set out to... Read More

Calcasieu Parish School Board On Life Before and After Online Training in Student Transportation

Online Training School Bus Drivers, Student Transportation

Mary Bass Fontenot, Director of Transportation with Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB), shares what life was like before and after implementing online training for school bus drivers in her student transportation department.

Before becoming the Director of Transportation for CPSB, Mary was a teacher, assistant principal, and bus driver.  She... Read More

How Online Training Helped Blitz Express with DOT Audits, Depositions, and Driver Onboarding

Online Fleet Safety Training Ideas for Trucking Companies

Derrick Washington, Safety Manager at Blitz Express in Farmers Branch, Texas, was the client speaker at our Engage Evaluation Program January 23rd in Irving, Texas.  Derrick spoke about how the Infinit-I Workforce System has really helped his company during DOT audits and depositions. He also shared ideas for how to improve driver adoption of online... Read More

New Pre-Trip Component Inspection Video Now Available

Pre-Trip Component Inspection Safety Training Video Trucking Fleet Safety

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. is committed to ensuring you have access to new training videos on a regular basis. One of our most watched videos in the Infinit-I Workforce System training library is “Pre-Trip Component Inspection”.  This month we are excited to announce we have released an updated version of this... Read More

2 Reasons Charlie’s Produce Recommends You Attend Engage

Infinit-I Engage Evaluation Program | Charlie's Produce Testimonial

Jorge delToro, Safety Director at Charlie’s Produce, recently attended the Infinit-I Engage Evaluation Program at the Vertical Alliance Training Campus in Irving, Texas. The goal of the event was to teach Jorge, and other attendees, how to maximize online training to build a strong safety culture in their transportation companies.

During the... Read More

4 Steps to Build a Successful Safety Training Initiative

4 Steps to Building a Successful Safety Training Program Online

When one of your employees is involved in an accident, your company should immediately question what caused the accident and what tools you can put in place to ensure it does not happen again in the future. A good way to analyze this is to ask the question, “What could have been done in the weeks or months before the accident that could have prevented... Read More

Free Event Teaches How to Stop Complacency in Student Transportation

School Bus Driver Safety Training Ideas

In order to keep your student transportation department operating, there are minimum amounts of required training hours over a minimum number of topics that your school bus drivers must complete each year. In most districts, these trainings are done during in-services and at periodic safety meetings pre-planned on the district’s annual calendar.... Read More

How Reed Hurst Trucking Transformed Safety Training with the Infinit-I Workforce System

Vertical Alliance Group hosts monthly webinars featuring clients who have made significant improvements in safety, compliance, and cost-saving by fully utilizing their Infinit-I Workforce System. The following is a synopsis of an interview with Pat Bode, Director of Safety & Driver Recruitment from... Read More

Tips for Heavy Truck Fuel Economy

Tips for Heavy Truck Fuel Economy

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “fuel economy?” Words like profitability, safety and improved driver experience should be at the top of the list. Transportation companies and commercial carriers have seen a large push toward fuel efficiency as governmental regulations have been implemented. And many companies, in an effort... Read More