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NPTC President and CEO Gary Petty writes a regular column in Fleet Owner Magazine, in addition to online articles in Fleet Owner Newsline, that focus on leaders, private fleet companies, best practices, and unique features which make private fleet trucking a competitive advantage in corporate transportation.. Reaching more than 100,000 subscribers, three-quarters of whom are private fleet professionals, these publications highlight expert management practitioners and successful business models of leading private fleets.

Gary Petty | | Private Fleet Editor for FleetOwner Magazine

Gary Petty has more than 30 years of experience as CEO of national trade associations in the trucking industry. He has been the president and CEO of the National Private Truck Council since 2001.

PFMI Approaching in JanuaryMagazine Column

November 2022

CTP graduates laud intense five-day program

Earning a CTP in Six StepsMagazine Column

October 2022

Program is the only credential of its kind for private fleet practitioners.

‘Keep your eyes on us’Magazine Column

September 2022

Standard Logistics’ strong driver culture leads to hiring surge

‘Top Graduate,’ rising starMagazine Column

August 2022

Class of 2022’s Taylor Wise caught ‘transportation bug’ at UPS, Dot

Expectations Exceeded Every YearMagazine Column

July 2022

Safety chief Tim Eckhardt, CTP touts Dot’s ability to recruit ‘premium’ drivers.

Best in Fleet Safety on the AgendaMagazine Column

June 2022

Omni Orlando Resort will host NPTC’s Sept. 7-9 Safety Conference

Superstars of Truck DrivingMagazine Column

May 2022

NPTC honors 2022 Driver Hall of Fame winners.

Fleet director: ‘I love what I do’Magazine Column

April 2022

Meet Lewis Allen, CTP, winner of NPTC’s Excellence in Membership (Fleet) Award.

An Enthusiastic ComebackMagazine Column

February 2022

NPTC 2022 Annual Conference takes center stage.

The Golden Opportunity of PFMIMagazine Column

December 2021

NPTC members set to return live and in person for Jan. 15-19 event in Florida.

Success Story of Online CTP ExamsMagazine Column

November 2021

NPTC soon will return to in-person system. But webcasts worked, ensured safety.

Why Drivers StayMagazine Column

October 2021

Private fleets lead the industry in driver retention.

Dot Transportation: Heart and SoulMagazine Column

September 2021

Family culture at Fleet member Dot Foods gives the company a competitive edge when hiring drivers.

First in SafetyMagazine Column

August 2021

Orlando to host NPTC’s National Safety Conference in September.

Top CTP Graduate of 2021Magazine Column

July 2021

Amanda Lung, fleet senior manager at PepsiCo, is the CTP Top Graduate of the Year for 2021.

Employer of ChoiceMagazine Column

June 2021

America Service Line’s prestige is a premium factor in driver recruiting.

Best in ClassMagazine Column

May 2021

Dallas-based Daryl Flood’s top safety award journey.

Continuous ImprovementMagazine Column

April 2021

Private fleet professional Jeffrey Eisaman, CTP focuses on expansion and growth.

Welcome Back to NetworkingMagazine Column

March 2021

Welcome back to the largest gathering of private fleet professionals in the industry.

Benchmarking Survey Report 2021Magazine Column

February 2021

Companies surveyed are a representative mix of diverse business markets throughout the U.S. economy.

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