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Stay Metrics, South Bend, Ind.

Bradley Fulton was named director of research and analytics, responsible for leading the company’s survey products and research team. Fulton is an expert in statistics and research methodology, and maintains a wealth of work experience in survey design, analytics, training and consulting with business clients. For more than 10 years, Fulton has worked at a leading healthcare feedback and analytics company known for developing and distributing patient satisfaction surveys.

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Stay Metrics hires Brad Fulton to lead research, analytics team

Stay Metrics, a provider of driver retention tools for motor carriers, hired Bradley Fulton as its new director of research and analytics, with responsibilities to lead the company’s survey products and research team.

A core value of Stay Metrics is “never quit getting better,” the company said when announcing that the new position and team member further enhances its ability to deliver greater insights and recommendations to motor carriers using its suite of driver survey and feedback products.

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Case study details how trucking firm reduced turnover

A trucking company with operations in Grand Junction reduced turnover by nearly a third, according to a case study conducted by a company that helps motor carriers retain staff.

Brady Trucking lowered turnover 31 percent while increasing its driver count 40 percent in 2018, according to Stay Metrics, which partnered with the company.

“We recognize that retention is the key when it comes to our future growth,” said Chuck Johnson, president and chief executive officer of Brady Trucking.

Based in Utah, Brady Trucking operates 350 trucks and a fleet of specialized trailers located at facilities throughout the Rocky Mountain region. The company works with some of the largest oil field services providers in the world.

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Stay Metrics-sponsored program recognizes Master Truck Drivers

Stay Metrics, provider of driver retention tools, announces the number of drivers who received the Indiana Motor Truck Association’s Master Truck Driver (MTD) Award in 2019 — the first year of program sponsorship by Stay Metrics — increased by more than two-fold, year over year.

The IMTA MTD Award program recognizes top drivers in the trucking industry for their professional excellence in service and safety. For 2019, the association waived the application fee for carriers due to the support of IMTA Allied Member Stay Metrics, who provided recognition kits for the program that included framed certificates, window decals, and other items with IMTA MTD logos.

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Oilfield trucking company gives drivers a reason to stay

Chuck Johnson, president and CEO of Utah-based Brady Trucking Inc., has made it his goal to retain company drivers.

While forming partnerships with some of the largest oilfield services companies in the world and doubling in size over a three-year period, Brady Trucking has reduced its driver turnover by 31 percent and has a goal to reduce turnover by another 20 percent this year.

Founded in 1980, Brady Trucking owns and operates more than 250 Peterbilt trucks and more than 300 trailers at transportation facilities throughout the Rocky Mountain region, including the Bakken shale play. It has terminals in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and North Dakota.

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Women in Trucking names Top Women to Watch in Transportation

FreightWaves

March 19, 2019

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced its second annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation on March 18. Staff of WIT’s magazine, Redefining the Road, selected a list of women based on their careers and efforts to promote gender equality in the past year or so.

“This year, we’ve identified 53 women who stand out as top performers in a field of highly qualified nominees,” Brian Everett, Group Editorial Director and Publisher said in a release. “They represent a diverse range of company types and a variety of roles and responsibilities, showcasing the many career opportunities for women in the transportation industry.”

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MARY MALONE: Vice President, Business Development, Stay Metrics

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Stay Metrics VP Mary P. Malone Named “Woman to Watch in Transportation” by Women in Trucking

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today its second annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation. The editorial staff of WIT’s Redefining the Road magazine selected these individuals for their significant career accomplishments in the past 12 to 18 months as well as their efforts to promote gender diversity.

“This year, we’ve identified 53 women who stand out as top performers in a field of highly qualified nominees,” said Brian Everett, Group Editorial Director and Publisher of Redefining the Road magazine. “They represent a diverse range of company types and a variety of roles and responsibilities, showcasing the many career opportunities for women in the transportation industry.”

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MARY MALONE, Vice President, Business Development, Stay Metrics

Brady Trucking sees driver turnover drop 31 percent in 2018

 

Stay Metrics, a provider of driver retention tools, announced the results of its first-year partnership with Brady Trucking included a decrease in driver turnover by 31 percent.

Brady Trucking owns and operates 350 trucks and a specialized trailer fleet strategically located at transportation facilities throughout the Rocky Mountain region, including the Bakken Oil Field. The Vernal, Utah-based carrier has established partnerships with some of the largest oil field service companies in the world.

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ATRI: Recruiting Female Drivers Could Make Trucking Safer

Trucks.com

March 14, 2019

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Female truckers will quit over poorly maintained equipment or the lack of a safety culture. They care about things such as whether a dispatcher considers the safety of locations to which they are sent and factors like bad weather conditions, according to Stay Metrics, which counsels carriers and shippers on driver retention.

Collecting data about how female drivers perceive safety is new for the industry, said Voie, who managed recruitment and retention programs for Schneider National, a large carrier and logistics supplier.

“Twelve years ago, when I started Women in Trucking, nobody had any data on gender, not even the insurance companies,” she said. “Carriers are finally recognizing the value women bring and are actually focusing on recruiting women drivers where in the past they tried to be gender-, age- and race-neutral.”

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Stay Days Table shows turnover trends

Refrigerated Transporter

March 13, 2019

The new Stay Days Table serves as a “survivor” chart that shows the number of drivers hired by carriers each month and the percentage remaining at specific milestones after their date of hire—30 days, 60 days, 90 days, etc. This table allows Stay Metrics to follow specific cohorts of drivers and to show how well carriers are retaining them over time.