Carriers often miss opportunities to hire well-qualified driver applicants for a variety of reasons, including an orientation itinerary that is incompatible with the applicant's schedule, or an orientation process that takes too long and results in too many days until the driver "gets in the truck."
With so much focus on technology to support driver recruiting and retention efforts, it's natural for carriers to explore investments that provide the most value throughout the organization. Look no further than the Fleet Communications platform and its move from the traditional tethered solutions to untethered solutions.
Quickly finding and hiring qualified drivers has never been more important. But with so many tasks to complete and data to gather, your recruiters can get overwhelmed. Thankfully, there are tools and strategies you can adopt that will maximize your application flow and streamline the process.
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.
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.
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.
Listening to your drivers' experiences and opinions is essential for creating an inclusive work environment that will improve driver retention. How can you make it easier to learn what your drivers are thinking? Read on for some ideas and solutions that will help you gather information from drivers that can benefit your organization.
One of the most frequent truck driver complaints about companies is that their recruiters can't be trusted. Company recruiters are often painted with this broad brush, which disregards the truly dedicated professionals who are earnestly looking for the best drivers for their company.
In its fourth decade, EBE recognized the need for even more innovative solutions as technology rapidly advanced. With the PC's extensive computing power, low cost of mass storage, and high-speed networks, the obstacles that prevented all transportation companies from reaping the benefits of enterprise document management systems were removed.