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Transportation & Logistics

Keep drivers safe as they move goods from the point of production to the point of consumption.

Transporting goods from Point A to Point B is simple in theory but increasingly challenging with globalization, advanced logistics technology and customers who have more control over the process than ever. Smith System offers a number of solutions to help fleet managers in the transportation and logistics industry improve driver safety, reduce crashes, and lower fuel and maintenance costs. 

What Training Is Right for Me?


Smith System’s DriverDirect training combines classroom training with the all-important behind-the-wheel instruction to change driving habits and save lives. Implementation is easy. We handle the logistics of scheduling and coordinating your company’s training. All you need to do is make the choice to reduce crashes and expenses. We’ll take care of the rest.

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Smith System certified driver trainer


Is your company in need of an in-house driver training course? Smith System offers a complete solution with our DriverTrainer program. Our train-the-trainer certifications provide your staff with the skills to teach our proven crash-prevention methods to your transportation and logistics fleet drivers. Trainers will learn how to identify drivers’ strengths and weaknesses and how to provide personalized, practical solutions to correct deficiencies.

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Advanced Backing

Backing crashes represent 30% to 60% of the total crashes for most fleets, and the associated costs can be significant. Smith System’s full-day Advanced Backing, Parking and Close-Quarter Maneuvering Course helps your drivers avoid the most common types of crashes. Whether they drive delivery vans or medium-duty trucks, we can equip your drivers with the skills to reduce collisions.

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Driver safety training online videos


Nothing can take the place of behind-the-wheel training — the most effective way to change driver behaviors. But SmithE-Learning℠ can be a convenient, cost-efficient alternative and is a valuable annual refresher course for those who have completed DriverDirect training. Our engaging, interactive web-based courses reinforce safe driving practices in multiple languages on any browser. Results are available to management anytime, anywhere.

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Safety & Compliance Consulting

Smith System doesn’t just train drivers; we also provide a complete range of services to keep your fleet safe and in compliance. We are available for specific DOT compliance consultation, as well as safety consultations. There is a reason we work with more than half of the Fortune 500 companies in the nation: We simply offer the most comprehensive range of driver safety services.

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DOT Compliance Consulting Transportation and Logistics