Why Do Drivers Leave? … Because They Can

Trucking as an indicator Trucking has been considered a leading indicator of the economy for years. I remember when I was a young dispatcher, my older brother, a Wall Street money manager, claimed he could count trucks on the George Washington Bridge as a gauge of the health of the economy and indicator of early […]

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Brady Trucking Success Metrics

Find out how Brady Trucking reduced turnover by 31% while growing its fleet by 48% in just one year! Brady Trucking is committed to being a leader in retention, and Stay Metrics is doing all it can to help Brady meet this goal. Read out about this partnership and Brady’s unique approach and willingness to […]

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Retention Starts in Recruiting

Today’s trucking industry is in a bit of a conundrum. On one end, the ongoing driver shortage has left thousands of trucks in lots and is threatening the very foundation of the U.S. economy. On the other hand, CDL driver recruiting and HR departments have more resources than ever before at their disposal to attract […]

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Practical Strategies to Build Driver Retention into Your Culture

At Stay Metrics, we know that addressing driver retention is not an easy, one-time fix. Addressing the issues that create turnover requires seeing retention as a core component of your company’s culture. As our CEO Tim Hindes recently wrote: “Carriers that will succeed are going to be the ones drivers want to be a part […]

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Safety Programs: Positive Effects for Everyone

If you ask anyone in motor carrier management to describe the purpose of their safety programs, they’ll most likely respond that it’s to reduce violations, accidents, and injuries. While that’s an accurate description, it’s also a very narrow definition and it misses some very valuable outcomes. In order for any company-wide program to be effective, […]

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Stay Metrics’ Client Getting Results; Setting Goals

It isn’t every day that one of your sales executives forwards you an email from a client getting results like this. But it is great when they do: “Not sure I shared the final results, but we reduced turnover 31% in our first year with Stay Metrics! Now we’re going for another huge goal of […]

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The Battle for Great Drivers is Joined

Jerry Y. Scott, ARM, SPHR, is Chief Operating Officer at Stay Metrics. He is instrumental in developing the processes whereby our teams continuously improve to meet clients’ needs. You can find more of his writing on his LinkedIn profile. On a balmy Kissimmee night last March, I was doing what introverts do at the opening reception […]

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Resolve to Improve Driver Wellness This Year

At the beginning of the year, it is common for people to resolve to do better in the areas of health and wellness. However, these goals often fall by the wayside when met with the realities of day-to-day life after January 1st. Obstacles to meeting wellness goals are especially prevalent among truck drivers. Spending so […]

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Liquid Trucking Success Metrics

Our Success Metrics series continues with Liquid Trucking and their success in improving across the board and innovating new technology as they reduce turnover and improve driver satisfaction. Find out how Liquid Trucking sets itself up to attract and retain the type of talent they are looking for: the most capable professional drivers in the world. After […]

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The Best Strategy in 2019: Create a Culture People Want to Work In

2018 has come to a close, and we are in the thick of 2019. Already, we know this year will be highly unpredictable in terms of the economy and labor market. One thing is very clear, though: the driver shortage isn’t going anywhere. As I wrote in a previous blog, changing demographics and the relative […]

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