Only a small percentage of new hires make it past the guaranteed draw period, much to the frustration of the commercial sales manager. What sets apart the dealerships that seem to consistently find success when building their team? In my view, the answer lies in developing and implementing quality hiring, training, and management practices. Here are 10 tips (3 tips on hiring, 5 on training, 2 on management) to help build … More 10 Tips for Building the Best Commercial Dealership Team
2018 has so far been a breakthrough year. Our commercial sales training program has had more telephone calls in the last two months from dealerships who suddenly want to get into commercial sales than in the last five years combined. Over the last few years, sales have hit records as an improving economy, rising wages, and low interest rates have driven consumers to invest in new vehicles. … More 10 Vehicle Dealership Tips for Working Smarter
Trucking is admittedly a very cool profession, but at the same time, trucking is not a game. When drivers are behind the wheel of a big rig, sharp driving skills and quick reflexes can make the difference between safety and collisions, between life and death. Trucker training, then, is of utmost importance among semi truck drivers. … More Is Virtual Reality the Future of Trucker Training?
Keeping everyone safe. Maximizing profits. Treating drivers fairly. How can the government, businesses, and drivers work together to balance all of these?? … More Do More Regulations Make Roads Safer?
You know the chaos that can immediately follow an accident: Four-wheel drivers or property owners claim an incident was all the trucker’s fault and want to sue somebody, the trucker says he did nothing wrong and wants to protect his career, law enforcement tries to make… … More Big Benefits: The Pro-Cam View of the Dash-Cam Debate
There is an army rising – one that intends to put an end to the modern day horror of human trafficking – and many of the Heroes filling these ranks are truckers and other members of the transportation industry!
Are you reading this blog on your smartphone? If yes, FANTASTIC! You’re also not alone. In fact, the innovation and connectivity offered by apps are an integral part of what makes mobile devices so addictive. According to Pew Research, 93% of users find smartphones helpful and 80% say … More Apps to Make Your Business Smarter Part 2: Driver Safety Apps
Truck driving is not a game. When drivers are behind the wheel of a big rig, sharp driving skills and reflexes can make the difference in preventing accidents and saving lives. … More Virtual Reality Trains Truckers to be Better Drivers
The New York Times features a story on the debate over trucking laws and the government’s role in regulating the industry. Families who have lost loved ones in truck-related accidents are calling for tougher laws on trucks, focusing on how many hours a trucker can drive in a day and training requirements.