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Dallas News

Walmart needs more truckers and said it’s offering referral bonuses

published on September 10, 2018

[…]Walmart only enlists seasoned drivers — with at least 30 months experience over the prior three years — and new hires can earn about $86,000 a year with as many as 21 paid vacation days. That, (Tracy) Rosser (Walmart’s senior vice president of transportation) said, has kept driver turnover as low as 7 percent historically. […]

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Indiana Business Journal.com

Walmart expects to double its truck-driver recruitment spending

published on September 10, 2018

Walmart Inc., pinched by the worsening shortage of truckers, plans to double its spending on attracting and retaining drivers by year-end[…](Walmart) has kept driver turnover as low as 7 percent historically. This compares with a turnover rate that hovers around 90 percent for long-haul truckers, with more than a third of new hires leaving after […]

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Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ)

Stay Metrics hires Jeff Geitz to upgrade driver retention products

published on September 5, 2018

Stay Metrics, a South Bend, Ind.-based company that provides driver feedback, engagement, training, and retention solutions to the transportation industry, has named Jeff Geitz to the newly created position of vice president of technology.[…] In his new role, Geitz will oversee upgrades to IT infrastructure and technologies to enhance the user experience of motor carriers and drivers with […]

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Virtual Strategy Magazine

Stay Metrics Names Jeff Geitz as Vice President of Technology

published on September 5, 2018

Stay Metrics, the leading provider of evidence-based driver feedback, engagement, training, and retention solutions for the transportation industry, has named Jeff Geitz to the newly created position of Vice President of Technology.[…] “Jeff is an excellent fit with the culture of Stay Metrics and will be leading our efforts to build data warehousing and analytical systems […]

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DC Velocity

Study offers insight into “early driver turnover”

published on August 12, 2018

[…] The study, by Stay Metrics, a driver training and retention solution provider, takes a deep dive into a specific aspect of driver “churn”: early turnover—defined as a departure within the first year of employment. It’s a bigger problem than you might realize: More than 70 percent of driver turnover occurs within the first year of […]

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Fleet Owner

Communication is key to driver retention

published on August 7, 2018

Most fleets are trying to solve the driver turnover problem and perhaps some of the findings from a recent Stay Metrics report can offer valuable insight. The report entitled, “Is Early Turnover Damaging Your Business?,” showed that a significant number of drivers that leave a fleet within the first 90 days of employment do so for reasons […]

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Freightwaves

Today’s Pickup: autonomous vehicle companies insist on safety

published on July 16, 2018

Quotable: “It’s very apparent that driver satisfaction with a recruiter impacts retention.” -Tim Hindes, CEO of Stay Metrics, in reference to a new white paper

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TheTrucker.com

Stay Metrics Report Says Recruiters, Dispatchers Are Pivotal In Preventing Turnover

published on August 1, 2018

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.[…]A research team led by Stay Metrics Chief Science Officer Timothy Judge set out to determine whether early-stage job leavers share any common characteristics, and if they do can that be used to prevent some of the turnover.[…] The study concluded that driver dissatisfaction can start […]

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Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ)

Stay Metrics donates truck driver recognition kits for Indiana program

published on July 31, 2018

Stay Metrics, a provider of evidence-based driver feedback, engagement, training, and retention solutions for the transportation industry, announces its donation of the Indiana Motor Truck Association’s Master Truck Driver (MTD) Certification Program Driver Recognition Kit(s). […]

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Fleet Owner

Early engagement, certain interactions could be key factors in driver retention: Study

published on July 20, 2018

[…]High rates of driver turnover may be leading trucking companies to breeze through the hiring process, since they’re looking to bring on new employees faster. But recruiting the right people and giving them the appropriate information from the start could help keep drivers happy and reduce their likelihood of leaving, according to Tim Hindes, CEO and […]

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