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
Reduce Billing Cycle Times, Improve Cash Flow, and Increase Driver and Customer Satisfaction
In the transportation industry, manual, paper-based billing processes are becoming a thing of the past. The time and labor costs associated with confirming and matching order information, the opportunity for errors with illegible or missing documents and inaccurate data entry, and lost revenue due to unrecognized accessorial charges provide a strong case for automation and integration.
2018 is shaping up to be a game-changer for the transportation industry. New technologies, new policies, and new opportunities abound. Below are some of the major topics that our customers and industry experts will be keeping an eye on this year.
FACT: Accidents Happen! How you respond will determine the accident’s impact on your company’s sustainability, exposure, brand, and profitability. Those in the transportation industry know that when a driver is involved in an accident, dealing with the aftermath is unpleasant -- especially if fatalities are involved.
The recently implemented ELD mandate has necessitated changes in roadside hours inspection procedures. Drivers might be wondering, what are my responsibilities during an ELD check by law enforcement? Fortunately, there is now a handy document that outlines the ELD checking procedure, as well as the responsibilities of the driver AND the law enforcement officer.
These days everyone has a mobile device, even your drivers. Why not put that device to good use? With all the information you need to convey to your drivers, the speed with which you want to communicate with your clients, and your desire to reduce Days Sales Outstanding, mobile capture is a strategic tool that makes yesterday’s dream today’s reality.