Brian Kurtz Trucking Ltd.
Head Office: Breslau, Ontario
Total Drivers/Contractors: 94
Not only has the company sponsored a weight-loss program, but Kurtz is incenting drivers to keep the weight off and rewarding those that do.
Fremont Contract Carriers
Head Office: Fremont, Nebraska
Total Drivers/Contractors: 316
In addition to an onsite fitness facility, FCC also offers discounted gym memberships. A smoke-free facility as well as an annual Health & Wellness fair are included in a wide range of benefits.
Head Office: Pacific, WA
Total Drivers/Contractors: 2122
To qualify as a trainer for GTI's finishing program, drivers attend a week long program and must pass final tests at the end. Refresher training is required every 18 to 24 months.
Load One, LLC
Head Office: Taylor, Michigan
Total Drivers/Contractors: 340
Has a points-based rewards program for longevity (every 6 months), accurate and on-time logging, accurate and on-time maintenance, pick-up and delivery, clean inspections, and cargo claims.
Paramount Freight Systems
Head Office: Ft. Myers, Florida
Total Drivers/Contractors: 148
The company's King of the Road recognition program ties rewards for safety and service together. Anyone with 98% on-time service, clean logs, and up-to-date paperwork up to date is eligible.
Steed Standard Transport Ltd.
Head Office: Stratford, Ontario
Total Drivers/Contractors: 28
The company's 1% challenge rewards drivers who bring in new business with 1% of that revenue for the year.
Tennant Truck Lines
Head Office: Orion, Illinois
Total Drivers/Contractors: 224
As part of its community and charitable work, Tennant transports exhibits for the Putnam Museum, including Dinosaurs Unearthed, The Titanic and Bodies.
Head Office: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Total Drivers/Contractors: 378
In addition to an office retention group, WTI has a team of drivers focused on retention on the road. This second retention team helps communicate issues between the office and the road.
Erb Group of Companies
Head Office: New Hamburg, Ontario
Total Drivers/Contractors: 901
Erb's Pro-Drive Safety Management program includes skid pad exercises, a mirror check station and adjustment program, safety lane, hazard awareness, and fatigue management.
FTC Transportation, Inc.
Head Office: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Total Drivers/Contractors: 41
In addition to rewarding for safety, FTC gives out some unique annual rewards: Best Fuel Economy and Mentor of the Year.
Halvor Lines, Inc.
Head Office: Superior, Wisconsin
Total Drivers/Contractors: 323
Company executives are heavily involved with local driving schools, and new CDL holders can complete a 5-week finishing program at Halvor.
Motor Carrier Services, Inc.
Head Office: Northwood, OH
Total Drivers/Contractors: 92
All spouses and/or significant others are brought in prior to the beginning of orientation and given an overview of what they can expect from life on the road, as well as MCS programs and benefits.
Spirit Truck Lines
Head Office: San Juan, Texas
Total Drivers/Contractors: 268
A benchmarking program where everyone can see who the top performers are has evolved into a coaching program to help other drivers achieve similar results.
Head Office: Springfield, Missiyru
Total Drivers/Contractors: 114
When contractor are financing through the company, they can spread payments out during extended holiday periods to reduce financial stress (e.g., Christmas).
Head Office: Calgary, Alberta/Houston, Texas
Total Drivers/Contractors: 2530
A customer-initiated Zero Defect Delivery (ZDD) program has minimized cargo incidents. Drivers follow the steps outlined in the program, greatly reducing cargo claims.
Yanke Group of Companies
Head Office: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Total Drivers/Contractors: 442
Ideas that are discussed among Professional Transport Operators (PTO) on the road are presented to office staff through an Operator Communications Committee.