Entries by Cindy Slanoc

6 Trucking Associations to Know in the Industry

Professional associations have been around as long as skilled workers have had jobs. These associations exist to safeguard the profession, and they provide guidance and lobbying efforts and otherwise advocate for the industry’s workers. For many industries, there are several beneficial associations that help support its members and mission. The trucking industry is no exception. […]

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4 Ways to Engage Drivers as a Small Trucking Business

According to Drive My Way’s Truck Driver Happiness and Retention Survey, only 54% of surveyed drivers say they are happy with their job. Younger and newer drivers expressed higher levels of happiness than older, more experienced drivers. In addition, females expressed higher satisfaction levels as did those working for larger companies. Beth Potratz, CEO of […]

How to Ensure FMCSA Compliance as a Trucking Company

The word “audit” usually brings up feelings of panic when you hear it. The thought of a governing board or body coming to grade your business on how well it follows rules and guidelines can make anyone a little anxious. You know the rules and you seek to follow them every day. But there’s always […]

5 Tips to Focus Your Driver Recruitment Efforts

Trucking recruiters are remarkably busy people. There is always a lot to do, many competing priorities, and a million moving pieces to keep track of in the hiring process. Add into that mix, a global pandemic that’s causing chaos throughout the U.S. economy, and you’ve got a recipe for trouble maintaining focus on what’s important. […]

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4 Reasons Verifiable Fleet Safety is a Top Priority

Fleet safety is one of the most important things for a trucking company to prioritize. One bad safety incident can cost thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars. It can cause a ripple of damaging effects for years: in bad publicity, drivers turning down jobs, and overall a long recovery from the incident. Though […]