In this Jan. 25 webinar hear why you should look at corporate culture, communication, potential career paths, and more to convince drivers to make a long-term career at your company. - Graphic: HDT

In this Jan. 25 webinar hear why you should look at corporate culture, communication, potential career paths, and more to convince drivers to make a long-term career at your company.

Graphic: HDT

The second installment of a new webinar series on driver retention from the editors of Heavy Duty Trucking will explore the practices that keep drivers in your fleet, and that attract new drivers to your company. 

Hats, barbecues, and plaques only go so far in convincing drivers they’re truly appreciated. In this webinar, you’ll hear best practices from two fleet executives working at companies with driver retention rates higher than the national average.

Hear why you should look at corporate culture, communication, potential career paths, and more to convince drivers to make a long-term career at your company.

View the on-demand recording of HDT’s “Beyond “Driver Appreciation."

The webinar will feature a Q&A portion allowing registrants to ask questions of the panelists. Two fleet panelists will share their challenges and success stories on the panel, moderated by HDT Managing Editor Vesna Brajkovic.

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Debbie Landry, Director of Driver Services, Halvor Lines

Informally dubbed the “vice president of happiness” by peers, Debbie Landry is the point of contact for all aspects of driver retention at Wisconsin-based Halvor Lines. As director of driver services, Landry is responsible include driver recruiting, driver truck assignments, qualifying lease purchase applicants, aiding in the company’s in-house CDL program and more.

In previous years, Halvor Lines has been named multiple years to the CarriersEdge and Truckload Carriers Association 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For list.

 

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Loan Mansy, Executive Vice President of Sales and Service, Clean Harbors

As the executive vice president for Clean Harbors’ Technical Services, Fields Services, and Safety-Kleen businesses, Loan Mansy manages over 5,000 sales and service employees, of which 1,700 are drivers. She is a business leader with 28 years of global experience in the chemical and waste management industries.  She has held roles in technology, operations, supply chain, sales and marketing, strategy, and business management.

Clean Harbors is the 19th largest private fleet in the United States with more than 4,000 dedicated drivers. The company offers environmental and industrial services. It was recently named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association.

Part 1 in HDT’s webinar series on driver retention covers driver compensation, and is now available on demand. The forthcoming part 3 will explore how a fleets use of technology affects driver recruiting and retention.

Originally posted on Trucking Info

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