(COPPELL, TEXAS – March 6, 2020) Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics and Dependable RELO hosted the 22nd Annual Independent Contractor (IC) Conference at the Hilton DFW Lakes in Grapevine, Texas, on Saturday, February 8. The conference brings together the team of van operators from all over the country for a day of camaraderie, education and celebration.
“We recognize life on the road can be difficult,” said Jeff Talbot, Senior Vice President of Operations. “It’s a big reason we put on this event each year. We want to facilitate an opportunity for drivers and their spouses to create great work relationships, a space for drivers to get meaningful information on the state of our business and industry, and an avenue to openly demonstrate our appreciation for what they do each and every day to make the Daryl Flood companies successful.”
The high point of the day was the awards ceremony recognizing the top performing drivers of 2019.
Long-Haul Driver of the Year:
Laura Van Vleet
Short-Haul Driver of the Year:
Art Borrego (Perfect Safety Performance Rating – 69,734 Perfect Miles Driven)
Freddy Caraveo (Perfect Safety Performance Rating – 52,288 Perfect Miles Driven)
Bob Messman (Perfect Safety Performance
Rating – 50,552 Perfect Miles Driven)
In our highest attended conference to date, Daryl Flood hosted 52 household goods independent contractors and their guests to discuss trends and important updates within the industry. This year’s “Moments That Matter” themed conference placed emphasis on providing an exceptional customer experience. Conference topics included operations, sales, safety and technology, as well as a panel discussion with the household goods claims and customer service teams.
The Daryl Flood team welcomed guest speakers Karen Owen, Senior Regional Sales Manager at Comdata; Collin McNamara, Transportation Specialist, and Peter Burg, Principal and Practice Leader, at TrueNorth Companies. From the UniGroup corporate office in St. Louis, Missouri, guest speakers included Scott Kluesner, Executive Vice President Operations; Jim Rockwell, Director Operations Support; and Shelby Kozlowski, Senior Product Lead – Flex & Stride.
Approximately 130 employees, contractors and guests closed out the day celebrating our accomplishments in 2019 with dinner, dancing and games.
About Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics
Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics brings a wealth of moving and storage experience and professionalism to every service offering. For over 35 years, we’ve been the Texas moving company you can trust, with locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and Austin. Our company offers a full range of award-winning domestic moving and international moving services. For more information about Daryl Flood visit: DarylFlood.com.