Our most recent LIVE Facebook chat took place on February 10, 2015 and we were pleased to kick off the new year with members of our recruiting team answering questions for over 50 attendees!
Check out the transcript below for some highlights. Remember: you can always ask us questions on Facebook or Twitter, just include #ConwayTL in your Twitter post or post to our Facebook page!
Con-way Truckload: Welcome to today's chat! Post your questions now, our recruiters are standing by to answer.
Q: I have had my CDL since 2012 but have done only local, never OTR, can I join as a student driver?
Con-way Truckload: If you previously drove a combination vehicle then you would only need minimal training to drive OTR, which we would be happy to provide! We'd be happy to discuss your specific situation, call us at 866-265-2617.
Q: How do I get credit for recruiting drivers?
Con-way Truckload: Have new drivers give their recruiter your name and employee ID. Referral bonuses are a great way to make some extra money!
Con-way Truckload: We frequently get asked about benefits for drivers. Con-way Truckload is pleased to offer group medical, 401k, life insurance policy, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, a free rider program and more!
Q: Satellite radio is great!! Thanks for looking out for the drivers Con-way!
Con-way Truckload: Thanks; glad you're enjoying it! What is your favorite thing to listen to?
Q: Bunches of stuff. Politics, comedy, most flavors of music.
Q: Is the satellite service offered to the independent contractors also?
Con-way Truckload: If the Independent Contractor has the radio we will provide the service, we are not distributing the physical radio at this time.
Q: Can I get a recruiter number?
Con-way Truckload: You can reach our recruiters at 866-265-2617.
Q: Are you hiring in Aurora, IL?
Con-way Truckload: Yes we are! Give us a call at 866-265-2617 if you'd like to apply.
Con-way Truckload: At Con-way Truckload we also like to encourage a healthy lifestyle for our drivers. Right now we're running a contest for those who are eating healthy on a budget! Check it out here and enter for a chance to win Con-way Truckload prizes.
Q: What parts of South Florida do you hire in?
Con-way Truckload: We hire starting from Orlando and on up northward. We hope you are in our hiring area!
Q: How much experience do you require student drivers to have? I'm new to the business and I'm currently in my 5th month solo
Con-way Truckload: No more experience is needed to start with us as a solo driver! Give our recruiting office a call at 866-265-2617 to apply.
Q: What about team driving? My husband and I have 10 months experience over the road. Also what about pets?
Con-way Truckload: Now is a great time to start as a team driver at Con-way Truckload, each member of the team is paid as a qualified driver at the experienced pay rate. We are pet friendly and allow one animal per driver, cat or dog please.
Q: I have my CDL but need more training. I lack the experience and am looking to drive in Houston.
Con-way Truckload: Please request a student recruiter for an evaluation: 866-265-2617.
Con-way Truckload: We have a few minutes left; if you have any other questions for our recruiters post them now!
Q: When can I call and talk to a recruiter?
Con-way Truckload: Our recruiting office is open Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm CST.
Con-way Truckload: We're signing off for today, thanks to everyone who joined our live chat! As always, you can reach our recruiting office at 866-265-2617 or post more questions directly to our Facebook page.