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 making acquisitions a more cost-effective, […]

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7 Great Gift Ideas from the Driver Rewards Platform

One of the most popular ways drivers use the Stay Metrics rewards platform is to help them fill out their Christmas gift lists. By using their points to redeem gifts, drivers can save their cash and spread the holiday cheer. Since these points came from a rewards and recognition program, carriers create additional goodwill with […]

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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 the amount spent on recruiting […]

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Building a positive company culture

Tim and Kurt Install Best Place to Work Decal - 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 its people, those people would […]

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Driver shortage: it’s bad and it’s only going to get worse

Think the driver shortage is bad now? Roll the film. It’s going to get worse The truck driver population in the United States has held steady for the last 20 years, hovering between 3 million and 3.5 million drivers. But the trucking industry needs more, many more, to fill the driver shortage. The number of […]

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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? Will the feeling last longer […]

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Time value: an appreciation formula for Driver Rewards

Driver Rewards offer a holistic approach to show recognition and appreciation in ways that increase driver engagement and build loyalty.

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Making drivers feel appreciated year-round

Making drivers feel appreciated year-round is a worthy aspiration and it can be achieved by using a holistic approach that engages drivers and rewards them for things they do that often go unrecognized.

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Driver Surveys: a formula for respect

Have you used driver surveys to know what your drivers want? What they want may seem obvious when looking through the lens of recruiting. To capture drivers’ attention, your pitch may focus on pay, benefits, home time and perhaps a sign-on bonus. Money certainly talks but it doesn’t have staying power. What drivers really want […]

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Doubling down on driver referrals

Rather than budget more money for non-driver recruiters and impersonal advertising, reward drivers for promoting your company and mentoring new hires. Rewards also deliver greater results for retention.

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