It's a Team's Life
When you pull your truck into the parking lot for
orientation you will be making your first impression. First your truck will be inspected;
length measured if you have a straight truck and also will you will need an
empty weight scale ticket.
When you go
into orientation you will be making another first impression. Turn your cell
phone off or if expecting a call put the phone on vibrate and sit near door so
you can make a quick exit.
as if you are attending a job interview. Take a notebook with you to take lots
and lots of notes. Get the name of people who are giving the class and how to
get in touch with them later when you have additional questions.
orientation there is so much information given you cannot absorb it all or
grasp the significance of what you are being told.
You will have questions as soon as you go out
Ask questions if you do not
understand something you are being told.
The only stupid question is the one you do not ask. Find a mentor who
has an operation close to yours so you can compare notes and ask questions of
Start making contacts within the
company on who you can call when you do not understand a policy, or when you
hear something from another driver that does not make sense to you.
The more contacts you can make the better you
will be able to stay informed of what is happening with your business partner
and in turn will help to make your business better.
Bob & Linda Caffee
Leased to: FedEx Custom Critical
Saint Louis MO
Expediters 5 years been out here on the road ten years
isn't just trucking, it's a lifestyle;
Expediting isn't just a lifestyle, it's an adventure;
Expediting isn't just an adventure, it's a job;
Expediting isn't just a job, it's a business.