Month: October 2015

Truck Driver Uniforms: To Uniform or to not Uniform?

The typical truck driver is known to be wearing a flannel, a pair of blue jeans, and the iconic trucker hat. This may be a stereotypical depiction of a truck driver, but of course drivers dress differently based on gender and preference. For a lot of truck drivers, their favorite part of the job is the freedom they feel while on the road. Could part of this freedom be the ability to wear whatever they want? Or does that really matter to drivers? The main problem that trucking companies are…


Holiday Spirit on the Road

With the holiday season quickly approaching it’s important to start thinking about how you and your employees can best benefit. The winter holidays are known to be centered on family but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate them in the workplace. Planning fun holiday activities for your company can be easy and will make a big difference in employee morale and happiness. Truck drivers are used to being away from their families but Holidays can be a tough time for them to be on the road. Most…


Retain Your Drivers by Helping Them Set Goals

Setting goals is a great way to internally and externally motivate someone, especially at work. Whether it be a company goal or personal goal, goal setting can help boost work performance and push employees to strive for something better. Helping your employees (whether on the road or in the office) set goals shows that you care about them and are invested in their future. Inspiration blog Keepinspiring.me highlights how having goals can make hard tasks seem more achievable by sharing this…


The Driver Shortage: Make it Someone Else's Problem - Guest Post

Written by: Jim Park - Heavy Duty Trucking: On The Road Blog (used with permission) In trying to bolster its roster of drivers, trucking has a three-front battle on its hands. First, to remedy the long-term and demographically unavoidable shortfall between the number of open seats and the bums needed to fill them; second, to prevent employed drivers from heading off to other carriers; and lastly, to get drivers in the door and hired in the first place. You may think I have these priorities…