Here at Britton Transport, we want to set the industry standard in many different areas and that extends to how we treat and care for people, even those people we may not know.
Posted in Wreaths Across America
Britton Transport was an early adopter of ELDs (electronic logging devices). So early in fact, that as many carriers are now scrambling to transition to ELDs, Britton already has 10 years of experience with them. What this means is that after the ELD mandate is in place, it will be business as usual at Britton.
Prior to my first week of work at Britton Transport, I knew very little about the trucking industry. Most of my previous experience was working in the shipping and delivering side of Customer Service, but my knowledge of how things work in between didn’t go much further than that. Starting at Britton Transport, I knew this was about to change.
Before accepting my offer as Customer Service Representative, Mike, Britton’s Director of Recruiting, let me know that as part of my training I would be riding along with an experienced driver to gain a better understanding about the trucking industry from a driver’s perspective. It would be the first time at Britton Transport a new hire would participate in a Ride-Along Experience.
There are a number of ways Drivers can alter their habits to increase fuel efficiency while on the road!
Posted in sustainability
As the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate looms closer, it’s clear to see why professional drivers should care. But the mandate will effect everyone, not just drivers. As the rule comes into play, here are five ways the ELD mandate is likely to impact our industry:
At Britton, our business is quickly growing! We added 20 Drivers across our business in the first quarter of 2017 and are continuing to expand our business. Our office in Des Moines is approaching its one year anniversy, and it gives us a central location, more customer opportunities and access to the high quality professional Drivers and staff that live in the area.
Posted in Veterans Day
Being a professional Driver is a great career for many. It offers steady income, flexibility surrounding your career and the opportunity to travel, just to name a few benefits.