The Great American Trucking Show is an interactive public convention of trucking professionals, held in Dallas, TX annually in August. Its purpose is to create an energizing environment entirely focused on the improvement of the trucking industry. The WorkHound team attends annually to meet with industry experts to stay on top of trends.
While much of the focus of the convention is on recruiting, WorkHound dug into the proactive approach to understand how experts are shifting focus to retention.
Experts from dozens of top trucking companies shared innovative driver retention ideas with the WorkHound team, including how they’re tackling Driver Appreciation Week in 2019.
To add to your list of tactics, here are some ways carriers at GATS are taking charge of Driver Appreciation Week this year:
There are tons of ways to do something special for your fleet during this year’s Driver Appreciation Week. No matter how your company shows appreciation to drivers during Sept. 8-14, make sure the end goal is long-term and reaches far beyond just one week. If you really want to know how to show your drivers you appreciate them, ask! Take an eyes-wide-open approach to employee retention with WorkHound and get in touch today.
Special thanks to these companies for sharing actionable wisdom:
DART, Unimark, ArcBest, Diamond Transportation, Overbye Transport, Buchanan Hauling & Rigging, Cardinal Logistics, Leggett & Platt, XPO Logistics, Mohawk Industries, Clark Transfer, SRS Distribution