When It Comes to Driver Turnover and Job Satisfaction, Is There a Gender Difference?

Get our research paper on how male and female drivers think differently about turnover and job satisfaction according to our Annual Driver Survey results. Click here to download the paper now.

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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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Is Early Turnover Damaging the Business? How and What Can We Do to Stop It?

Read our full report on early driver turnover and the factors that influence it. Stay Metrics has worked with more than 100 trucking companies to solve human resource issues and collected data from over 62,000 drivers. Ongoing research by the company shows more than 70 percent of driver turnover occurs within the first year of […]

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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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Is Facebook Losing its Appeal? A Report on the Social Media Usage in the Trucking Industry

Why Facebook? Facebook is the world’s most popular social media platform with over a billion of active daily users (Great Speculations & Trefis Team, 2015). Facebook allows users to create a public profile through which users can connect with people and build their network (Boyd & Ellison, 2007). Truck drivers spend a significant amount of […]

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