Dallas, Texas, September 7, 2021, Axele, LLC, a transportation management systems (TMS) company, will sponsor a free webinar titled “Best Fleets to Drive – Trends from the C-Suite to the Driver’s Suite.” Chris Henry, vice president of customer experience and recognition programs at CarriersEdge, a leading online driver training provider for the trucking industry, will participate in the webinar, which will be held on Thursday, September 23 at 2 p.m. 12:00 am EDT.
“The industry is facing a shortage of truck drivers, which makes recruiting and retaining drivers more important than ever,” said Ravi Ahuja, Founder and CEO of Axele. “In this webinar, attendees will learn what characteristics their businesses need to develop to attract and retain the best drivers. This webinar will be a real game-changer for those struggling with the shortage of qualified drivers.”
Chris Henry will share the main trends observed during the 2021 edition of the Best Fleets to Drive For program. This program identifies trends, shares best practices and publicly recognizes for-hire carriers providing the best places to work for their drivers. Chris also oversees a dedicated team responsible for producing the Best Fleets to Drive For recognition program, an annual assessment of the best workplaces in the trucking industry in North America, conducted in partnership with the Truckload Carriers Association.
The webinar will review the main characteristics of the best fleets, including:
• HR strategy
• Operating strategy
• Performance and recognition
• Development and career
• Work-life balance
Chris’s entire career has been in the transportation industry, including leadership roles with NAL Insurance, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Profitability Program, and FreightWaves. Chris was the co-founder and President of StakUp, an online motor carrier benchmarking service provider, which FreightWaves acquired in 2019. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Economics and Sociology. He received an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
To take driver recruitment and retention to the next level, register for this free webinar at https://optym.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wRTkaA9jS0qO9C7PAvGm9w.
Axele offers cloud-based Transportation Management System (TMS) software for full load carriers, leveraging decades of experience and knowledge in optimization and automation technology. Launched by Optym in 2020, Axele is the industry’s first smart and connected solution, designed specifically for small and medium-sized heavy-duty carriers. Axele serves rental truck operators and private fleets that transport general cargo, dry vans, trays and refrigerated loads. Axele TMS integrates with load charts, ELDs, market rates, maps and accounting systems, to enable an owner-operator or transporter to find better loads, increase profits and to develop its activity. For more information on Axele, visit www.axele.com.