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Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition

Nov 7, 2018

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What services Elite Gasfield Services provides, and how it differs from other trucking services from a hiring and retention perspective
  • Why driver safety is a primary focus for Brandon, and why he only hires local drivers as much as possible
  • Why navigation over difficult mountain roads is one of the main challenges Elite Gasfield Services faces
  • How Elite Gasfield Services operates by paying drivers hourly instead of per mile, and why it matters
  • How a severe injury in an auto accident reshaped Brandon's outlook, priorities and work ethic
  • How the oil and gas industry has different rules and exemptions from typical over-the-road trucking
  • Why changing the company's culture had many positive outcomes including driver retention and overall safety
  • Why dashcam utilization has had a significant impact on driver accountability and incident tracking and analysis
  • What Brandon is doing differently with regards to driver recruitment, and why it matters to the health of the industry

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