Skilled drivers and unbiased contractors can nominate their firm as a Greatest Fleet to Drive For, the Truckload Carriers Affiliation (TCA) and CarriersEdge introduced Tuesday. Carriers could be nominated till Oct. 31.
Since 2008, TCA and CarriersEdge have sought to establish and acknowledge top-performing carriers.
By nominating a fleet, knowledgeable truck driver is formally recognizing an organization’s tradition, packages and dealing setting. If the provider chooses to take part, senior administration will take part in a questionnaire and interview, whereas a choice of drivers will participate in surveys, which dig deeper into the corporate’s insurance policies and practices.
“This system evolves each season to match what is going on within the trade,” mentioned Jane Jazrawy, CEO of CarriersEdge. “Over the previous two years, we watched carriers work onerous to fulfill the unprecedented challenges that arose throughout Covid. Now, we’re excited to see what new concepts fleets have provide you with to transition from the pandemic and meet the challenges of a fluctuating financial system.”
“The Greatest Fleets to Drive For program began 15 years in the past throughout the 2008 recession, stunning us with the distinctive methods fleets addressed the wants of their drivers throughout instances of uncertainty,” mentioned TCA president Jim Ward. “I sit up for seeing what new requirements carriers have carried out since final 12 months’s program to raised working circumstances for skilled drivers, and the trade as a complete.”
Fleets working 10 or extra tractor-trailers within the U.S. or Canada are eligible for nomination. Go to BestFleetsToDriveFor.com to find out about this system and the right way to submit a nomination. A TCA membership is just not required to take part.
On the finish of the analysis course of, the highest 20 highest scoring fleets shall be recognized as Greatest Fleets to Drive For and introduced on the finish of January 2023. From this pool, firms shall be divided into “small” and “massive” provider classes. Two total winners shall be then acknowledged alongside fleets who shall be getting into this system’s Corridor of Fame on the TCA Annual Conference, March 4-7, 2023, in Kissimmee, Fla.