Congrats, you are hired to be a driver of a trucking company. Or you are recruited to be a truck driver of a company. Before even grabbing that job please do check their conditions and policy if you want to be part of their trucking team. Check if their policies meets your expectations and whether you would be comfortable in all of it. Here are some guides in choosing CDL recruiters.
Now first and for most is to know their home-policy, is an allotted time for a truck drive to have a break after a long haul on the road. Figure out their home-time policy, this a time provided by the company to CDL drivers to have break after a long hour haul on the road. For instance a recruiter offers you a day off per week let it be clarified if it really comprises an entire day.
Then we have to figure out major lanes. Might as well discover the routes, usual distance per travel and which region in the country will be part of the travel. Because of this you would be prepared in their incoming request of delivery of a cargo.
Check the different types of equipment provided by the recruiter for the work ahead. By this you would able to if it would meet up to the expectation as you would travel on the road and if would they be useful to. Securing each essential equipment for the travel is a must also.
Then there is the schedule of every travel and schedule loads. Schedule loads are to be presented to the driver if the driver can manage the load work.
Does the company include slip-seat? Slip-seat is simply passing the workload to another driver if you are to take a time off the road. Drivers may able to decide to decline the intended workload for him if he may seem feel unwell for it. Try to look for this privilege on the company you are trying to be hired.
Do the company offers bonuses on their CDL drivers? There are companies who offers bonuses to their drivers by having a good driving records. Everyone likes bonuses at work.
Try asking how the company would pay you. Figure out the wages they gave would be per mile. Plus knowing how the company pays you would certainly able to measure up if it is enough.
In summary, looking for a legitimate recruiter may come as difficult as it looks. One thing is sure we all need a job and we would try to look for a good paying for ourselves and families to be fed. But finding fine job these days may come as difficult as it was before. May these tips help you in searching for a good CDL recruiter.