Princeton, NJ, May 21, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Recognized throughout the fleet industry, NAFA Fleet Management Association’s Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM®) is the industry standard in fleet education. Acknowledging the superior benefits of NAFA’s education, fleet technology service provider Geotab has entered into a partnership agreement the Association.
“NAFA is pleased that Geotab has recognized the value and career-changing benefits of CAFM® education and certification,” said NAFA CEO Phillip E. Russo, CAE. “The Association is constantly refining the CAFM® curriculum to ensure it provides the most relevant and current fleet education. Geotab’s partnership confirms that value and will enable Geotab representatives to benefit from CAFM® education.”
“As a leader in open platform telematics, providing top fleets with business intelligence for better decision-making, Geotab believes strongly in the power of management by measurement,” said Colin Sutherland Executive Vice President, Geotab. “We are excited to participate in NAFA’s education and certification programs to better connect our representatives with the information from telematics technology to the day-to-day challenges of fleet management.”
NAFA’s agreement will enable Geotab representatives to take advantage of pricing discounts for CAFM® certification enrollment, webinars, seminars, and exams. Many employers now require fleet managers to obtain the CAFM® designation prior to, or shortly after, employment. Certification identifies and recognizes exceptional fleet management professionals.
The CAFM® designation identifies excellence in fleet knowledge, and is the only certification program that proves an individual’s expertise in fleet. To become certified, an applicant must pass a series of comprehensive examinations to demonstrate expertise in the eight disciplines of automotive fleet management: Fleet Information Management, Maintenance Management, Vehicle Fuel Management, Asset Management, Business Management, Financial Management, Risk Management, and Professional Development.
“CAFM® is the proven mark of excellence in, and knowledge of, the most-current fleet practices,” said Russo. “Partnerships - like ours with Geotab - further illustrate how pivotal professionals with the CAFM® designation are to fleet.”
Find out more about the CAFM® certification program at: www.fleetcertification.org
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA is the association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.6 million vehicles that drive an estimated 50 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well in excess of $100 billion each year.
NAFA’s members manage fleets for corporations covering a wide range of manufacturing and service organizations, governments (whether local, state and/or federal), and public service entities (public safety, law enforcement, educational institutions, utilities, etc.); still other members serve financial institutions, insurance companies, non-profit organizations, and the like. For more information, please visit http://www.nafa.org.
Geotab is a global leader in telematics, providing open platform fleet management solutions to businesses of all sizes. Geotab’s intuitive, full-featured solutions help businesses better manage their drivers and vehicles by extracting accurate and actionable intelligence from real-time and historical trips data. With more than 100,000 subscribers and 700 million points of data collected daily, Geotab helps companies access critical business intelligence and benchmarking data to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab has been recognized as one of the fastest growing technology firms within Canada and ranks on the PROFIT 500 list for 2015 and Connected World’s prestigious CW100 list 2016. The company’s products are represented and sold worldwide through its Authorized Partner network. To learn more, please visit www.geotab.com.