Did you miss our live Twitter chat with Gretchen, recruiting manager of Con-way Truckload? No worries - catch up on the questions drivers asked us and RSVP to our next LIVE Twitter chat event!
LIVE Twitter chat from Wednesday, August 28th from 4 to 5pm CT
with Gretchen Jackson, Recruiting Manager of Con-way Truckload.
Thanks for joining us today with out LIVE chat. Please be sure to include #ConwayTL in your posts to help ensure we don't miss you!
Let's get started with the Q&A session! Please include #ConwayTL. If we don't have time to answer your Q today, we will in our follow up!
A1: Most drivers stay out between 8 to 10 days at a time. You can request to be out longer #ConwayTL
A3: This will depend on if you are an experienced driver, independent contractor, TAP or boot camp student. #ConwayTL
A6: Yes! We have a school in MI w tuition assistance in the Detroit area (housing available) Please give us a call! 1-800-641-4747 #ConwayTL
A7: We offer an extensive group medical plan, including vision and dental with Cigna #ConwayTL
A8: Yes, typically female student #drivers will train and finish with another female #trucker #ConwayTL
A9: Average miles for solo driver: 2300-2500 | Regional 1800-2200 | Team drivers 5000 #ConwayTL
Q11: How do driver's get recognized. #ConwayTL
Q13: What's your home time policy? #ConwayTL
A13: #Drivers are typically on the road 8 to 10 days. They can put in a home request with their Fleet Supervisor #ConwayTL
Q14: What types of border crossing documents do I need as a #trucker? #ConwayTL
A14: A valid US passport, FAST Pass or enhanced driver's license or ability to obtain within 120 days of hire #ConwayTL
All drivers must pass the #ConwayTL road test, backing test and DOT physical http://bit.ly/16xyP2Z
Thank you to everyone for the great questions and your participation! Please join us with your questions ANYTIME using #ConwayTL and we will answer then and use your questions to inspire the start of our next LIVE Twitter chat – Tuesday October 29th from 4 to 5pm CT.
About Gretchen, recruiting manager
|Gretchen Jackson has been with Con-way Truckload for more than two decades, rising up through the ranks from her role as file clerk in 1991 to become manager of recruiting in 2005. Colleagues describe her as real, honest, fair and a great asset to the company. She does not sacrifice quantity of drivers for quality in her recruitment efforts as safety is paramount to the company and inextricably tied to its success. Jackson and her staff are responsible for hiring all drivers, students and owner operators. Read more...|