Preco Electronics President & CEO
Spring is here, and with spring, comes new life, and fresh starts. Here at Preco Electronics, this also applies to our business in the form of a new OEM partnership with Kawasaki-KCM Wheel Loaders (KCMA). We’re excited about this budding partnership, and the opportunity for KCMA’s customers to benefit from the industry’s most proven and versatile radar solution, PreView® Radar.
This year we also saw the start of Preco’s Utility Safety Month—designed to raise awareness and help prevent fatalities and injuries associated within the utility industry. Launched in March, Preco covered a lot of ground to increase knowledge of best safety practices, utility safety concerns, and safety technology solutions. We’re dedicated to creating safer work environments that protect the people and property on job sites.
This seasonal e-newsletter is designed to give you a quick snapshot of the industry from the perspective of the leader in collision mitigation products. Our goal is help you see what’s ahead as we all strive to create safer work zones, more alert operators, and more efficient organizations. Be sure to click through to any of the articles or contact one of our Safety Specialists to learn more about Preco’s industry-leading PreView® object detection systems.
|In the Know|
Avoiding Collisions: 7 Quick Precautions
The leading cause of death and injuries in the United States is imminently avoidable. Motor vehicle crashes kill more than 32,000 people a year nation-wide. Many of those collisions come down to the simple case of driver inattention.
It doesn’t need to be this way. The National Transportation Safety Board recently put out a report addressing the biggest problems and breakthroughs in vehicle collision avoidance technologies in transportation safety. Especially relevant for fleet managers, get on the inside track to avoid driver distraction—and benefit everyone down the road.
3 Ways to Motivate & Keep Your Crew
From managing fleet drivers to the HQ crew, every leader in business needs to inspire and incentivize excellent work in any way humanly possible. First, identify your key performers and find out what they actually want to stay motivated over the long run in your business. Then, improve overall working conditions to match.
To keep your team productive and positive, we’re breaking down three recognition and retention tips that are easy to employ. Run down this list—and check off these employee motivation tactics to do HR right.
|Excellence in Safety Award|
PRECO's commitment to the heavy-duty vehicle safety industry continues to move forward. As a safety leader, we identify and honor other safety professionals who also keep safety moving forward. Each year we present our Excellence in Safety Award as a way to recognize the outstanding achievement of safety professionals who keep safety moving forward in their companies, communities and industry. The award was created to honor a person who is the voice of safety in their industry. The award focuses on three characteristics: initiative, imagination and involvement. Nominations were submitted and the 2015 award winner was Kim Hodges of Montana Dakota Utilities (MDU).
Preco in the News
Preco has been sharing with others in the industry how its active collision mitigation technology is making an impact. Below is a sampling of where Preco is popping up in the news.
To better communicate and share information on a
Be sure to stop by and see us at the following
AEM Product Safety & Compliance Seminar
NAFA 2016 Institute & Expo
Utility Safety Conference & Expo
IMA-NA Spring Meeting
NYC Fleet & Equipment Show
Utility Safety Survey
As part of Utility Safety Month, we invited some of