Tag: trucking

What Can You Learn from Drivers Who Don’t Take the Job?

What Can You Learn from Drivers Who Don’t Take the Job?

Nothing is more frustrating than spending time, money, and resources on recruiting a driver, taking them through the application process, running the proper background checks, and then offering them the job, only to have them turn you down for another carrier. Did someone make them a better offer? Could the recruiter have done anything different […]

Building a Better Bond with Your Drivers

Building a Better Bond with Your Drivers

With the day-to-day focus on meeting goals and the bottom line, the personal component of our jobs is often left behind. Think about the people in our lives we have relationships with; family, friends, neighbors. Where do these relationships start? It all starts with knowing enough about someone to have a conversation and build a […]

4 Ways You Can Motivate Drivers to Improve Efficiency

4 Ways You Can Motivate Drivers to Improve Efficiency

Successful trucking organizations understand that operational efficiency depends on many factors, including driver motivation. Efficient operations require not only top-quality equipment, expedient systems, as well as safe and productive procedures; it also requires motivated drivers and non-drivers. For motivated drivers, it’s not just about getting the miles and receiving a paycheck; it’s about having pride […]

3 Steps to Find and Keep Your Best Drivers

3 Steps to Find and Keep Your Best Drivers

Greater Driver Retention Statistics from stay and exit interviews reveal compelling themes about what might make professional drivers stay: 68% of current drivers get feedback from their manager 80% of highly engaged drivers feel their suggestions for changes are given consideration And, what might make them leave: 94% of disengaged drivers don’t believe their supervisor […]

Staying or Leaving: Learning From Driver Feedback

Staying or Leaving: Learning From Driver Feedback

Ideally, trucking companies would retain most of their drivers, and not have to worry about things like a strong exit interview process. While some attrition is to be expected, one way to minimize unwanted driver turnover is by gaining insight into what drivers are thinking and feeling before they make the decision to leave. The […]

Supporting Your Workforce Through Employee Feedback Surveys

Supporting Your Workforce Through Employee Feedback Surveys employee feedback

People Element sits down for a conversation with the Director of People Engagement at Forward Air to discuss their success through Employee Feedback Surveys. People Element is focused on helping organizations listen to, engage, inspire, and understand their employees. We’ve been helping organizations collect and take action on employee feedback giving employees a voice, companies […]