PRLog - May 23, 2012 - SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City, UT – Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions, the national transportation bookkeeping, tax and consulting firm dedicated to truckers, announces the launch of Equinox University for Carriers, a configured set of interactive learning courses customized for the driver training programs of individual truckload and less-than-truckload carriers.
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Equinox University for Carriers combines adult-learning theory with configurable technology, including an industry-leading Learning Management Systems (LMS), that provides carriers with a new, interactive way to keep attention, ensure retention of important material, and to educate new and existing drivers. Carriers can safely and efficiently onboard, re-train, or provide continuing education according to their unique standards.
“Our pilot clients has been thrilled with the product,” says Rebecca Foster, eLearning Manager of Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions. “The diversity of interactive and online courses in our catalog, plus our ability to configure learning applications for a carrier’s specific need, has allowed us to teach drivers in a way that helps them truly learn and retain the material.”
Equinox University was originally launched in 2010 as a value-added part of the consulting service that Equinox offered to owner-operators and independent contractors. Equinox University enabled drivers to enhance their understanding of key trucking principles with interactive, online educational courses on topics ranging from business fundamentals to fuel management. Now Equinox is expanding its course catalog to include customized curriculum for individual carriers.
Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions currently boasts over 25,000 past and current clients that have had access to its curriculum. The courses with the highest participation rates include Safety, Logs, Fuel Management, Bookkeeping, and Using Technology On The Road, which covers the use of Wi-Fi, mobile apps and using a laptop. Other popular courses include Living Healthy On The Road, Creating A Budget and How To Get Out Of Debt.
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