TORONTO, Ont. — Is your company doing what it can to attract and retain drivers? The Best Fleets to Drive for Seminar Series tour starts next week in Western Canada.
The half-day seminars, led by CarriersEdge in collaboration with Marsh Canada and sponsored by Kee Human Resources and Truck News, will be held in cities throughout Canada and will highlight tips and tricks from the US and Canadian fleets which were identified as the best to drive for through the TCA/CarriersEdge Best Fleets to Drive For competition. The program identifies North American for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for company drivers and owner/operators.
“This year, Best Fleets to Drive For saw a huge increase in the number of participating fleets, and the overall quality of programs being offered by those fleets,” said Mark Murrell, president of CarriersEdge. “Novel approaches to compensation and benefits, along with emerging trends in social media and environmental initiatives, showed us that the industry is emerging from the recession with renewed energy and creativity.”
The seminars will be held in Marsh Canada offices across the country. Dates and locations for the tour include: May 10 – Regina, Sask.; May 11 – Saskatoon, Sask.;May 12 – Winnipeg, Man.; May 26 – Montreal, Que.; May 31 – Calgary, Alta.; June 1 – Vancouver, B.C.; June 2 – Edmonton, Alta.; June 7 – London, Ont.; June 8 – Toronto, Ont.; June 9 – Moncton, N.B.; June 14 – Kitchener, Ont.; and June 16 – Ottawa, Ont.
All seminars will run from 9:00 a.m. till noon, with refreshments provided. Admission is free, but advance registration is required. To register, contact Judi at 905-530-2430, or visit www.BestFleetsToDriveFor.com.
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