When considering careers in the transportation industry, most people immediately think of truck drivers and fleet maintenance professionals. However, there is one important career that often gets overlooked: driver managers. These individuals play a crucial role in ensuring drivers are efficient and happy on the road, but the job is not for everyone.
Anderson Trucking Service (ATS) has been in the trucking industry for almost 70 years and has seen both successful and unsuccessful driver managers. Here are three of the skills that make a driver manager successful, and a transportation background is not one of them. Don't rule out a career as a driver manager without considering these skills and the pros and cons of this crucial job.
Read the article: How to Succeed as a Driver Manager: the 9 Skills You Need
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- The Pros and Cons of a Career in the Transportation Industry