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ATRI’s Top Industry Issues in 2020 – and How to Successfully Navigate Them (DriverReach)
Did you have a chance to attend Driver Reach’s recent webinar, “ATRI’s Top Industry Issues in 2020 – and How to Successfully Navigate Them”? We received more questions than we had time to answer in the allotted time frame, so Rebecca Brewster, President and COO of ATRI, answered them below in this Q&A-style blog post. If you weren’t able to join the live webinar, don’t worry – you can watch it on-demand anytime! Continue Reading
COVID vaccines, even at -70 Celsius, will need to be trucked around the country- Here’s what that entails. (CCJ Daily Report) Learn More
Listening to Your Drivers Can Ease the Shortage (Ryder System Special Report -Voice of the Truck Driver 2)
Every day, professional truck drivers in the United States are delivering essential goods to communities all over the country. In fact, over 80 percent of the goods consumed in the US, travel on a truck at one point or another. Drivers deliver medical supplies to hospitals and clinics, food to grocery stores, building supplies to construction sites, raw materials to manufacturers and fuel to gas stations just to keep the nation moving. Today, there are over 3.5 million professional drivers in the US.1 But that’s not enough.
Driver retention efforts must begin on a new driver’s first day. And the efforts should not end. A recent driver survey reveals 60 to 70 percent of drivers say they have no allegiance to the company they work for. However, that changes after being with the company for over 180 days, as retention rates triple for drivers after six months of employment. The truth is loyalty begins during the on-boarding process on the first day of employment. Continue Reading