In today’s transportation industry, carriers are all fighting to win over the same limited pool of drivers. Typically, drivers are applying to multiple companies at the same time. And, as such, the first responder usually wins. So how do you ensure that you have the best shot at getting the attention of these drivers? Unfortunately, there is no one “silver bullet” answer.
Carriers of all sizes need to stay competitive and be innovative in their constant pursuit to drive down costs, increase efficiencies, and attract and retain drivers. Finding cost-effective ways to adopt new technologies that fit your business is paramount. Keep reading to learn the benefits of choosing the right fleet mobility solution for you.
Maintaining driver qualification files digitally is a good transition from managing traditional paper files. However, it is only the first step to gaining more control and minimizing the risk of jeopardizing compliance and potentially encountering out of service scenarios due to expiring driver documents.
With the explosion of mobile capture and the significant advantages of an integrated fleet mobility solution, the most pressing concern of drivers and carriers alike has been minimizing the data consumption needed to submit documents of all kinds.
With the driver shortage showing no signs of abating, carriers need to use everything in their arsenal to retain the drivers they have.
Attracting truck drivers to your company and getting them to click the “apply now” button is only the beginning of the hiring process. Motivating drivers to provide the required information quickly and efficiently is the first step in determining if they are qualified to work for you.
To increase driver retention in today’s transportation industry, it’s not enough to simply train and supervise drivers. To be competitive and promote loyalty, carriers need to do more. Many carriers are implementing a driver mentoring program, where company drivers with significant experience who best reflect the company’s values and requirements keep a line of communication open with new hires.
In today’s world it’s all about the driver. Not only do you need to attract more drivers, you need to retain them. And sometimes the latter can be as simple as making their jobs easier. More and more carriers are taking advantage of the high percentage of drivers who have a smartphone or a tablet.
The driver shortage is the number one challenge transportation providers continue to face today. Below are three strategies that your company should consider in an effort to maximize your potential for recruiting and retaining drivers.
As mobile continues to headline the technology mainstage, carriers of all kinds are looking to make this relatively new technology an integral part of their business strategy. The right mobile solution can offer significant advantages to companies that strategically deploy them. When executed, the advantages touch the entire enterprise: from more efficient recruiting of drivers to making