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Effective & Efficient Loading & Unloading of Trucks
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time: 4:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM CT / 2:30 PM MT / 1:30 PM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Troy Caldwell, CM, AICA, Caldwell Monument Company
CUE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
Time is money. This seminar is designed to save you money in a variety of ways. If you get your crew together with some snacks and drinks, sit them down for this seminar, Troy Caldwell, CM, AICA guarantees you will make the time and money back many times over.

You and your crew will learn about:
• How to plan for the incoming truck
• The tools for lifting efficiently and safely.
• Tips and tricks for lifting the unique items.
• Sorting and uncrating efficiently.
• Tracking the material that arrives.

Mr. Caldwell developed this one-hour seminar is in response to numerous drivers telling his company "they wish all of their stops unloaded them as quickly as we do". Those same drivers have prodded him for years to teach others how his company unloaded trucks so efficiently. His method is not a specific technique he developed on his own, but rather a result of his team learning and growing over the last two decades. The methods learned came from personal experience and observing others while assisting in setting up the monument display at MBNA conventions on three separate occasions.

Please join in this very practical learning experience! Use the time as a team building experience that has the added benefit of saving you time and money for years to come.

About Our Presenter
Troy Caldwell, CM, AICA, a third generation memorialist, is the co-owner of Caldwell Monument Co. in Kokomo, IN and has been in the monument business his whole life and full time for 32 years.

Achieving the CM credential in 1989 was a launching point of a lifelong pursuit of knowledge related to the memorial industry. Troy continues this pursuit through membership and participation in Monument Builders of North America, Indiana Monument Builders, and as a member, by invitation, of the American Institute of Commemorative Art, a group committed to promoting good design and art in cemetery memorials.

Troy has served on several committees in both AICA and MBNA to promote excellence in memorial industry. In MBNA, he also served as a Vice-President and District Trustee. He is currently President of the Indiana Monument Builders.

$25.00 for MBNA Members / $65.00 for Non-Members
Note: Registration is FREE for Certified Memorialists®.



What is an MBUniversity Webinar?
A MBUniversity Webinar is a live, interactive 60-minute conference presented over the telephone and over the Internet. You can attend from any location that has telephone and Internet access. You pay just one registration fee for as many participants as you wish at each call/log-in location.

Note that high-speed Internet access is not mandatory – the system works with dial-up but you must have separate connections for the audio and video portions if you wish to listen and watch simultaneously. You may use cell phones for the audio if you have only one connection or if you must be away from a computer for the webinar.

Who presents at an MBUniversity Webinar?
Your webinar will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. Conferences typically include a Q&A session; you can ask questions by phone or instant messaging options.

CEU Credits
The MBNA Certification Program was developed as a result of a three-year study program by some of the industry's most recognized leaders. It raises the professional standards to those engaged in the memorialization industry and awards the top level of competence and ethical conduct. The MBNA Certified Memorialist® (CM) designation is the highest honor of professional achievement available in the memorial industry. Certification is awarded to individuals, not a firm as a whole. Both Members and non-members of MBNA can apply to become a CM.

Requirements to earn the “Certified Memorialist”® designation under the MBNA Certification Program are divided between successful completion of the examination, which is based upon material in the Certification Manual, and the accumulation of points awarded for participation in the specific activities listed below. To achieve initial certification, a minimum of 50 points must be accumulated; individuals have a maximum of 5 years immediately preceding application for certification during which to accumulate the required points.

To maintain the “Certified Memorialist”® designation under the MBNA Certification Program, an individual must earn a minimum of 30 points in these categories over a period of 3 years. Recertification must be made 3 years from the last designated certification.

This program has been approved for one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) towards initial or recertification as a CM®.What does my registration include?
Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. Once logged in, all handouts are downloadable prior to the start of the webinar. MBUniversity webinars also include one hour/unit of Continuing Education.

Why MBUniversity Webinars?

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Ideal for multiple attendees.
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