Our CEO, John Lupusor, shared with www.businesspress.vegas some insight on how MC Carrier LLC handles hiring, onboarding, and retirement processes.
Read in the article about the benefits that our company offers to its drivers, and recommendations on how to grow and maintain a team of professionals.
Tips on recruitment, onboarding and retaining staff
I have always had a love of the road and have worked as a team driver and solo driver. But I was getting frustrated with the trucking companies that put profits over drivers. The pay would barely cover living expenses with limited benefits and seldom considered scheduling time for home or career advancement. My partner, Cristian Margineanu, and I had a dream to open our own trucking company and would drive for up to three months to earn money to make this dream come true.
In 2012, we opened MC Carrier, LLC, specializing in truckload refrigerated, dry van shipments, over-the-road trucking, and hazmat. The company has 204 trucks covering the contiguous 48 states.
We offer a great working environment where we care about our drivers and receive referrals for new drivers. In fact, I would say about 50 percent of our new hires are from those referrals. Many times, these are family members and friends, and this is important to us that our team thinks so highly of us that they want others to work for the company.
As for onboarding, we work with our new hires…