Essential Driver 2021: A Virtual Event on Finding + Keeping Your Skilled Workforce


Alexandria, Virginia:  

The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on truckload’s workforce, with our nation recognizing what we in the industry have known all along – the ability of our commercial vehicle operators to sustain the movement of ground freight commodities throughout North America is vital to the health and prosperity of our country. 

Join TCA for a complimentary two-day virtual event, Essential Driver 2021 on June 22 and June 23 focusing on strategies addressing how to attract, develop and retain professional operators today.  Attendees will hear from expert speakers presenting on the challenges faced every day as they provide proven and effective strategies to be implemented at your company.  

The event is made possible by our Presenting Sponsor, TruckRight.

This event has been crafted specifically for human resources, recruiting and retention, and fleet manager professionals, driver-training school personnel, and industry service providers. Earn credits toward certificates and certifications within TCA’s Truckload Academy while hearing from forward-thinking speakers as they discuss how to continually support the industry’s workforce.   

Don’t miss insights from individuals affiliated with the following companies: Britton Transport, Cargo Transporters, Diamond Transport Services, Inc., D.M. Bowman, Inc., DriverReach, EBE Technologies, Idelic, Tenstreet, TruckRight, USA Truck, Wilson Logistics, and WorkHound.

Carve your time in your calendar to attend the following:

Tuesday, June 22:

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET – The Full Driver Lifecycle: Retaining Drivers at Every Stage of Employment

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. ET – Lunch Break – Meet Our Sponsors!

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET – Training Recruiters in Sales

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET – Through the Eyes of the Driver – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ET – Key Elements of Driver Retention by Tenure

Wednesday, June 23:

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET – Making Data-Driven Decisions

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. ET – Lunch Break – Meet Our Sponsors!

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET – The Critical Role of the Shipper in Driver Retention

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET – How Agile are Your Recruiting, Onboarding and Safety Systems?

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET – Retention Strategies to Patch and Fill the Leaky Bucket

To register for the event, click here.

We look forward to your participation.