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The National Association of Small Trucking Companies

Class Overview & Schedule

Upon applying for authority start up companies are inundated with contacts from all segments of the industry. NASTC is proud to take a new approach; an approach that focuses on improving the odds of survival and success as a company grows.

The New Entrant Survival Training curriculum is designed to help prepare small, start-up trucking companies devise and develop an effective business plan to start and successfully operate their company and address common concerns before they become problems.

This program is designed to go beyond simple FMCSA compliance issues and delve into all facets of the difficult challenges facing a start-up company. The one-day course consists of the following curriculum:

Safety And Compliance
Jim Matras, President, ITS Compliance
Rick Gobbell, Former TN Div Administrator, US DOT, FMCSA

Drug and Alcohol Testing
Buster Anderson, Executive Vice President, NASTC

Cash Flow & Financing Your Venture
Kathy Dasal, Dir of Sales & Marketing, Orange Commercial Credit

Insurance
Bill Fralic, President/CEO, Bill Fralic Insurance Services
Brenda Watson, President, TIP National
Kevin Stout, Vice President, Bill Fralic Insurance Services

Fuel Management
Bob Kelso, President/CEO, Quality Fuel Network
Polly Summa, Vice President of Partner Services, FleetOne

Affordable and Effective Use of Technology
Robert J. Harter, President, NASTek National

Growth Management
David Owen, President, NASTC

Accounting
Richard Bell, JD, CPA, President, Bell & Company

Cost Per Mile, Lane Analysis, Daily Management Data
Robert J. Harter
 and Richard Bell

Truck Maintenance
Darry Stuart, President/CEO, DWS Fleet Management Services

Finding and Keeping GOOD Drivers
Dan Baker
, Speaker, Teacher, and Consultant to the trucking Industry

Saturday Bonus Classes

We offer bonus-training on Saturday that will break down into two sessions. These courses are totally optional and are included with your NEST Class registration. Saturday’s schedule begins with Drug & Alcohol Training which includes Supervisory Training as required by the DOT regulations and 5-year STT and Collector Training that allows you to comply on site with the drug and alcohol testing requirements. Lunch will be provided as we begin the MYSTC Software session, an in-depth review of our management application designed specifically for small trucking companies.

Click Here to download the Class schedule

Schedule & Registration

Click Here to Download The New Entrant Survival Training Class Schedule & Registration Form.


Click Here to use our online registration form


To Print Out And Mail/Fax A Registration Form Click Here or call
800.264.8580
for more information

2024 Class Schedule Dates

January 19th
February 16th
March 15th
April 19th
May 17th
June 14th
July 19th
August 16th
September 20th
October 18th
December 13th

Lodging, Travel & Directions

Hotels near the Training Center

Red Roof Inn North - Goodlettsville

110 NORTHGATE DRIVE
GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072
UNITED STATES
615-859-2537
(Press "0" and make reservation
through front desk directly)
*NASTC RATE - $59.99 + Tax
11.5 Miles from Nest Class

Quality Inn & Suites
1001 Village Green Xingg

GALLATIN, TN 37066
UNITED STATES
615-451-4494
(Visit Above Link To Reserve
Room At The Discounted Rate)
*NASTC RATE - $82.00 + Tax
4 Miles from Nest Class

Sleep Inn
983 Village Green Crossing

GALLATIN, TN 37066
UNITED STATES
615-989-9414
*NASTC RATE - $85.00 + Tax
4.1 Miles from Nest Class

Holiday Inn Express
615 EAST MAIN STREET
HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075
UNITED STATES
(615) 
824-0022

*NASTC RATE - $119.00 + Tax
2.8 Miles from Nest Class