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make truck driving a great job

If You’re Happy and You Know It…Share the Word

We see it all the time in the feedback our clients receive — while they hear from drivers who are sharing concerns and questions, they also hear from drivers who are sharing praise. That begs the question: How can you shine a light on those happy voices?

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driver loyalty

Is Driver Loyalty a Thing of the Past?

The short answer is no. But that comes with a caveat — driver loyalty has to be earned. The trend away from loyalty is certainly not a phenomenon seen solely in the trucking industry. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting effects on the workforce brought to light widespread employee dissatisfaction. The result? A mass exodus of people leaving their jobs for greener pastures, coined as the Great Resignation in some cases and the Great Reshuffle in others.

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stories matter

When It Comes to Building Driver Trust, Stories Matter

If you’re involved in marketing efforts for your organization — or even just somewhat familiar with your company’s advertising strategy — you likely know that storytelling plays an important role. When you’re trying to catch the attention of a customer, you have to tell a good story about what makes your organization different than the competition.

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Cheema Freightlines

Heroes of the Hound: Cheema Freightlines

We frequently hear success stories for companies that started with next to nothing and then grew into something significant. That’s truly the case for Cheema Freightlines, which was founded in 2006 with one truck and one trailer.

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M&A

Webinar: The People Side of M&A

We've invited Spencer Tenney, Mergers & Acquisitions Specialist and President & CEO of The Tenney Group, and Michael McLary, CEO of Ascend Transport Group, to offer their insight into guiding the merger and acquisition process.

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make truck driving a great job

The 5 Essentials That Make Truck Driving A Great Job

Even though there are around 3 million truck drivers in the U.S., the American Trucking Association estimated that the industry would have to hire more than 1.1 million truck drivers in the next few years. That’s a staggering number. And considering there’s a massive shortage of truck drivers already today, that makes truck driving a stable career path. So how can trucking companies keep the drivers attracted to the stable career?

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feedback from drivers

You’ve Received Feedback From Drivers. Now What?

If you’ve read a few of our blogs or spent any time with a member of the WorkHound team, you know we’re big fans of gathering feedback (even giving it and asking for it, it’s a whole thing). Because it has helped us so much, we believe there’s tremendous value in offering professional drivers and other employees a meaningful way of submitting their concerns and comments.

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driver retention

Why Driver Retention Is The New Recruiting

There’s a massive problem with driver retention in the trucking industry, but most companies are hesitant to seek any outside help about it. This creates an “if you ignore it, it will go away” situation where companies heavily invest in recruitment, but almost completely ignore retaining their drivers. 

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