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Fulfilling Wish Lists with Driver Rewards

Motor carriers are among a rare breed of businesses that never shut down completely for holidays. While many drivers will be home for Christmas and New Year’s Day, others will be working all day or night to hit next-day pickup and delivery windows. Perhaps your company requires drivers to request…

Drivers & Their Impact on Business Value

“I could double my business today if I only had the drivers to support the new revenue.” This comment represents a universal frustration across the trucking industry. We hear trucking owners express a version of this message week in and week out at Tenney Group. Consequently, the driver shortage is…

Load One Success Metrics

The first in our series of Success Metrics case studies, Load One's story is one of continued growth and increased retention. Find out how Load One sets itself apart in retention. CEO John Elliott is committed to respecting Load One’s drivers, employees, and customers personally, and professionally. Load One needed to reduce…

Building a positive company culture

When Kurt LaDow and I started Stay Metrics, our goals included not just providing exceptional service to our clients but also building a people-first company culture. As transportation industry veterans, we observed the effects of both positive and negative company cultures. We knew that if a company took care of…

Using Driver Rewards for year-round driver engagement

The arrival of September means National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) is just around the corner — literally. Starting next week, driver engagement will take the form of cookouts, giveaways and getting messages of appreciation from their carriers. Perhaps you’ve been questioning how long drivers will feel engaged after NTDAW?…

Time value: an appreciation formula for Driver Rewards

With preparations underway for National Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 9-15, our blog series continues with revisiting two questions that fleet executives and managers may have: Do my drivers really feel appreciated? What could we do differently throughout the year? The first blog explained the differences in driver incentives and reward…