Earlier this week, CEO of truck driver engagement platform, Stay Metrics, Tim Hindes reportedly shared nine data-driven strategies for recruiting and retention within the transportation industry to those in attendance of the Truckload Profitability Program in Chicago.
[…]Stay Metrics reports that the recent study is published at a time within the trucking industry where several carriers in the country are seeking solutions to ease the shortage of drivers across the board, with a figure of driver deficit at 50,000, according to the American Trucking Association. […] “Contrary to popular belief, ‘Millennial’ drivers are only slightly more likely than middle-age Gen X drivers to leave their carriers,” said (Tim) Hindes (CEO, Stay Metrics). “The study shows age is a factor, but we don’t see that impulsive decision making we often associate with youth as a leading cause of early driver turnover.”[…]
Stay Metrics, a provider of solutions for driver engagement, retention and training announced earlier today that the company has expanded an agreement with trucking company Schneider to increase use of Stay Metrics products. […]“Drivers of all experience levels recognize Schneider as an industry leader for its safety-oriented training and career opportunities,” said Tim Hindes, co-founder and chief executive officer of Stay Metrics. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to expand our services with a company that shares our passion for innovation and improvement.”[…]
As the integration of technology finds a more stable presence within the trucking industry, some parties in commercial transportation are using advanced algorithms to pair drivers to driver managers.
Hirschbach Motor Lines will be using a program to pair their drivers with the optimal match for a driver manager using programs provided by human resources and employee retention company Stay Metrics in order to retain more drivers.