Safety & Compliance

Reducing Risk Through Targeted Measures

Reduce your Total Cost of Risk by ensuring a safe reputation in the industry reflected through CSA scores, ISS scores, FMCSA compliance and more. Our Safety Consultants provide immediate assistance for critical matters like audits or DataQ disputes. We will also partner to assess any need for proactive adjustments around processes, procedures, training and more.

Our safety and compliance services are divided into five categories: compliance, audits, development, education and technology.


DOT/FMCSA Assistance

DataQ Review Support

Safety Rating Upgrade

Business Coaching

Legal Counsel Referrals

CSA Alert Monitoring

Recordkeeping Checklists


DOT Audit Representation

IFTA Audits

IRP Audits

Mock DOT Audit

New Entrant Audit

Development of Accident Prevention Plans

Assessment of Company Safety Management Controls


Review existing safety, driver policies, procedures and manuals

Provide feedback and edits where appropriate and beneficial

Ensure compliance of all required or mandated policies or documents

Periodic audit of policies or documents based on industry regulatory or legal changes


Safety and compliance training (initial and remediation)

Driver safety meeting presentations

Annual Vehicle Inspector training and certification

Access to LMS video platform

Creation of safety messaging blitz/signs/social media

“Train the Trainer” offerings


Safety and Claims Management platform for client usage.

Access to CAB and other FMCSA data to assist clients with live data

Safety data analysis for proactive and reactive assistance for clients

Introduction to industry-leading ELD providers

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Channing Puls

Safety Consultant


Safety, Compliance, Risk Management, Supply Chain Management, Loss Control/Prevention, Transportation Technology

Channing’s career in the trucking industry has provided in-depth experience and success in managing motor carrier safety programs. He has experience as a recruiter, fleet manager, and as an operations manager where he supervised Safety, Risk Management, and Compliance. His understanding of the industry brings a versatile and experienced perspective as a Safety Consultant at The Paladin Group.

Channing has been an integral part of successful trucking companies through implementation of safety and compliance best practices. He is passionate about partnering with clients developing fresh ideas that provides solutions for a variety of challenges to achieve high end results.

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