Those in the trucking business regularly experience a shortage of experienced drivers, especially during the busy season. This has led to the hasty hiring of unqualified drivers who often underperform, leading to losses. If you’re in charge of managing a team of drivers, you know how tough it can be to find reliable, skilled staff members. Rather than recruiting new drivers, however, you should focus on keeping the excellent drivers you already have. The following are just a few things you can do to improve your driver retention rate and motivate your existing team.

How to Stop Fleet Employee Time Theft

When you think about revenue lost to employee theft, chances are that you imagine theft of cargo, fuel, or other material goods. Those are real issues, yet there’s another to consider: loss due to employee time theft and other payroll schemes. Read More

Truckers Are Balking At The Federal Vaccine Mandate – What Can A Trucker Do?

The Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is conducting a final review of President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate which covers two-thirds of the nation’s employees, including truckers. Read More

Webinar: Tackling distracted driving with smart technology.

Smartphone-based distraction is a growing menace on our roads and highways. In 2019 over 3000 people were killed and an additional 424,000 people injured in vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers, according to an NHTSA report. Join this webinar to learn how the smart technology from SafeDrivePod can reduce distracted driving accidents, by blocking cell phone usage while driving.
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