100 episodes

If you need advice on how to find and keep the right talent in the trucking industry, you have made it to the right place!

Recruit and Retain: Trucking Edition is all about developing the best practices and methods for finding talent and keeping it in the trucking industry.

Turnover can be almost 100% for many companies over the course of a few years which is ASTOUNDING! Yet the demand for employees in the trucking industry remains at an all time high. What is going wrong? Why is it so hard to find the right employee? And when you do, why is it so hard to keep them?

Chad Hendricks will be interviewing experts across the country to help you solve those problems and make your company more profitable and stable than it has ever been!

Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition Chad Hendricks

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If you need advice on how to find and keep the right talent in the trucking industry, you have made it to the right place!

Recruit and Retain: Trucking Edition is all about developing the best practices and methods for finding talent and keeping it in the trucking industry.

Turnover can be almost 100% for many companies over the course of a few years which is ASTOUNDING! Yet the demand for employees in the trucking industry remains at an all time high. What is going wrong? Why is it so hard to find the right employee? And when you do, why is it so hard to keep them?

Chad Hendricks will be interviewing experts across the country to help you solve those problems and make your company more profitable and stable than it has ever been!

    Episode 119: How to Grow Your Carrier with Gary Shor

    Episode 119: How to Grow Your Carrier with Gary Shor

    If you’re struggling with your driver recruiting and retention and you want to know how the big companies do it, then you need to listen to Gary Shor, an outside consultant for retention and lane recruitment to Alcatraz LLC.

    Key takeaways:
    The keys to growth for a small carrier
    The transition issues growing from a small to large carrier
    Why having dedicated lanes helps with driver recruitment and retention
    How to deal with the struggles of driver recruitment

    • 31 min
    Episode 118: Recruiting, retaining, marketing and mediating with the Dr Phil of Trucking, Charles Gracey [Rebroadcast]

    Episode 118: Recruiting, retaining, marketing and mediating with the Dr Phil of Trucking, Charles Gracey [Rebroadcast]

    Who better to discuss recruiting and retention with than Charles Gracey, former driver turned Retention, Recruitment and Marketing Manager for Arka Express.

    Key takeaways:
    Popular reasons drivers give for leaving a job;
    How Charles vets potential drivers;
    Don’t look to recruit drivers, look to recruit team mates;
    Charles’ process for driver retention;
    What it takes to be a top recruiter;
    Using social media to recruit;
    Arka’s veteran driver programme;
    Cultivating Arka Express company culture

    • 31 min
    Episode 117: Connected Vehicles with Kelly Frey

    Episode 117: Connected Vehicles with Kelly Frey

    If you’re looking at ways to recruit differently to other carriers, have you thought about connected vehicles? Listen to Kelly Frey, Chief Revenue Officer at PrePass talk about:

    Vehicle connectivity
    How vehicle connectivity relates to driver satisfaction and retention
    The direct benefit of weigh scale bypass to both driver and carrier
    How PrePass tolling works
    The potential for remote control driving
    Why recruiters need to allay driver fears that they’re going to get replaced by autonomous truck

    • 26 min
    Episode 116: How to Activate Your Passive Driver Referral Program

    Episode 116: How to Activate Your Passive Driver Referral Program

    Do you struggle with your passive driver referral program? You’re offering awesome incentives, so why don’t they yield dividends? Find out how to turn your passive program active.

    Key takeaways:

    The problem with passive driver referral programs
    How to create an active driver referral program
    Training drivers in sales tactics to get more referrals
    Take advantage of a “thank you”
    Getting referrals from introverts
    Using technology to manage driver referral programs

    • 13 min
    Episode 115: AvatarFleet: Solving the Drive Problem with Scott Rea

    Episode 115: AvatarFleet: Solving the Drive Problem with Scott Rea

    Scott Rea, president of AvatarFleet, the software as a service company for the trucking industry, is on a mission to help you recruit, hire, train and retain drivers.

    Key takeaways:
    Who AvatarFleet are and what they do
    How their tools help solve the driver problem
    Changing the view of safety in driver recruitment
    Using social media for targeted recruitment
    How their training SAAS aids driver retention
    The driver career path
    The Truck Driver Finishing School

    • 30 min
    Episode 114: Using AI and machine learning to improve safety in trucking

    Episode 114: Using AI and machine learning to improve safety in trucking

    Chad talks to Hayden Cardiff, founder and CEO of Idelic, about safety, data, machine learning and AI and how it can aid driver recruitment and retention.

    Key takeaways:

    What Idelic is and how it helps fleets reduce accidents, claims and driver turnover
    The similarities between the Idelic Safety Suite and The Minority Report
    How Idelic helps improve driver retention
    The impact on insurance costs
    How it helps big and small fleets
    What machine learning and AI are

    • 34 min

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