When new runs come up, there should be a bid sheet, for drivers. Highest seniority should get it. It makes drivers upset seeing someone come off the street making more money.
Take into account your employees work/life balance. Stop saying "I dont care, they all work 6 days here in Bryon Center"
Need more vacation/Holiday pay. Shouldn't have to wait 5 years to get 8 holidays.
Reinvest in company by getting better equipment. It will get you better drivers
Watch the favoritism from your managers
Yard security is bad
Answered - Company Driver (Former Employee) - Byron Center, MI
Ask yourself why your dispatch turnover is so high
Talk to your drivers.
Answered - Driver (Current Employee) - Bean Station, TN
Get newer trucks, dont slip seat!!
Answered - Truck Driver (Former Employee) - Toledo Ohio
Keep good equipment
Answered - Driver (Former Employee) - Grand Rapids, MI
Be more flexable to let regional drivers go OTR and still get righteous treatment as they would w their FM.
Allow pets. The road gets very lonley. Charge a pet dep.
Answered - Western Regional Driver (Former Employee) - Phoenix, AZ