Compliance and ELD Experts

In the transportation industry, compliance and safety programs are paramount for your success. To support you in these endeavors, Zonar has a dedicated team of compliance and ELD experts with decades of experience in transportation. They work closely with our product development teams to innovate, design and implement smart fleet solutions that assist you in adherence to federal and state regulations. If you have any questions about current or proposed industry regulations, feel free to contact us for a complimentary consultation.

Fred Fakkema, VP of Compliance at Zonar, covers what you need to know about ELD compliance

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Denies TRALA's Final ELD Petition On September 1, 2018 TRALA received a letter from the FMCSA informing TRALA that it would not grant TRALA’s petition for an exemption from the ELD Mandate through the end of 2018 for short-term rental trucks. Read the letter
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Meet our compliance leadership

Our experts are available for compliance consulting and will work directly with you to better understand the specific needs of your business. Contact us to get the conversation started.

Fred Fakkema, Vice President of Compliance and ELD Expert
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Fred Fakkema, Vice President of Compliance

Fred is currently Vice President of Compliance for Zonar, where he leads product development to meet the safety and compliance needs of customers today and tomorrow. Fred has been deeply involved in the development of the ELD (electronic logging devices) mandate, from the policy level down to the compliance level for Zonar's mobile telematics tablet.

Prior to joining Zonar in 2010, enjoyed a successful a 25-year career with the Washington State Patrol (WSP). During his career, he commanded the WSP Academy, Government and Relations Division and the Commercial Vehicle Division. He is the Past President for the Washington Chapter, FBI National Academy Associates. Fred is a member of the American Trucking Association (ATA) Safety Policy Committee, Technology and Engineering Policy Committee, Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Safety Committee, Truck Renting and Leasing Association's Government Relations Committee and Equipment Technology Advisory Council. Fred earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Washington.

Ron Cordova, Compliance Manager
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Ron Cordova, Compliance Manager

Ron Cordova recently joined Zonar as Compliance Manager. Ron served more than 21 years with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, Motor Transportation Police where he worked up to the Rank of Major. Ron managed multiple aspects of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, including as Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN) Program Manager. He retired with the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. While in law enforcement, Ron served in many different capacities with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) including president in 2005-2006.

Subsequently, Ron worked for Xerox/PrePass as State Partner responsible for site training of PrePass Sites and served as the point of contact for state agencies responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. Most recently, Ron worked as Regional Manager, Safety & Security, for ABF Freight overseeing compliance in both short- and long-haul operations across a five-state region. When not focused on commercial transportation and public safety, Ron enjoys hunting, fishing, running and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

Jill Snyder, Compliance Manager

Jill Snyder, Compliance Manager

Jill joined the Zonar team in September of 2018. With more than 33 years of experience in transportation safety, Jill is the second person in Washington State to receive her nationally certified Director of Safety credentials from the North American Transportation Management Institute in 2000. Jill has been an active member of the WTA's Safety Management Board of Directors since 1995 and recently was recognized as Safety Professional of the Year in 2013. Jill enjoys watching football, baseball and professional bull riding. Spending time with her family is a priority; she and her husband also enjoy traveling as well.

Associations

We actively participate in a number of associations, organizations and industry events. This provides our leadership with a critical understanding of the state of the industry, its trends and best practices.
American Bus Association
American Bus Association
Association of Equipment Management Professionals
Association of Equipment Management Professionals, Safety Committee
American Trucking Association
American Trucking Association, Safety Policy and Technology and Engineering Committees
Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators
Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Served as Ad-hoc ELD committee chair
FBI National Academy Associates
FBI National Academy Associates
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC)
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC)
Association of Equipment Management Professionals
CVSA’s North American Inspectors Championship
National Private Truck Council
National Private Truck Council
National Tank Truck Carriers
National Tank Truck Carriers
TCA’s Safety & SecurityDivision
TCA's Safety & Security Division
Truckload Carriers Assn (TCA)
Truckload Carriers Assn (TCA)
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council, EOBR/ELD task force
ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, EOBR/ELD task force
Truck Renting and Leasing Association
Truck Renting and Leasing Association
Washington Trucking Association
Washington Trucking Association
White Paper: ELD Mandate Summary
White Paper
Electronic Logging Devices Summary of Regulatory Mandate Rule
Complete the form for an easy-to-read summary of the FMCSA Regulatory ELD Mandate Rule.