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Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition

Aug 28, 2017

Curt Reitz is the President of CTS, a local, regional carrier in Green Bay, Wisconsin. As the son of a truck driver, he has been determined to prove that the trucking industry can change how it treats drivers and still be very successful.  Curt is a passionate person and doesn’t hold back from very candid conversation.  He is showing what it means to put drivers first.


What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Curt’s lifelong background in the trucking industry and how he became the President of CTS
  • Running your business so that your drivers are always put first
  • Why you should get rid of customers that treat your drivers badly
  • Benefits to give your drivers like paying them based on performance
  • Protecting your drivers during economic downturns
  • Giving your drivers a reason to be proud of your company through charitable donations
  • How to build up referrals from drivers inside your organization
  • The biggest changes Curt made when taking over CTS -- and the impacts those changes have had
  • Why CTS is converting to Compressed Natural Gas instead of Diesel