How We Support The Industry
Being involved members of multiple national and state organizations in trucking is a privilege. The benefits of networking, community involvement, ongoing education and awareness initiatives, and a chance to contribute to improving the industry and strengthening its players is unmatched.
Check out our membership list below to see where we’re involved.
Tenstreet also believes in sharing its expertise with the trucking industry. We have a number of industry experts on staff who are available to provide their insights to journalists working on trucking-related articles.
Tenstreet In The News
Kevin Nadeau sits down with Check Call’s Mary O’Connell to delve into the intricacies of detention times and how they impact the delicate balance between shippers and carriers. Read the summary of the interview on FreightWaves, or watch the full video to learn how Tenstreet’s True Load Time is providing opportunities to reduce wait times and revolutionize logistics operations.
HDT Editor and Associate Publisher Deborah Lockridge talks to Tenstreet founder Tim Crawford about trends in job driver applications, with some advice on how to use that information for better driver recruiting and retention.
FASTPORT has announced that they have received a record number of nominations for the 2023 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award, sponsored by Tenstreet and the American Trucking Association.
How Technology and Driver Support Improves Retention- Drive Podcast
Tenstreet’s Justin Walters sits down with the Drive Podcast to discuss the importance of of engaging with your drivers to increase retention and how Tenstreet’s technology helps bridge the gap between carriers and drivers.
Marilyn Surber appeared at a FreightWaves virtual event, the Enterprise Fleet Summit, to talk about fleet recruiting challenges with the current freight environment and adjusting to changing driver demographics.
Navigating Detention Times: Unveiling Time-Wasting Shippers– FreightWaves TV
Kevin Nadeau, founder of Tenstreet’s True Load Time, sits down with Mary O’Connell of FreightWaves TV’s Check Call to discuss what’s going on with detention time trends and the impact of problematic shippers on carrier efficiency. Tune in to gain valuable insights on mitigating delays, industry-wide initiatives, and best practices to optimize operations.
Connecting Drivers and the Back Office is Mission Critical – Trimble Transportation
Research from Tenstreet and other sources all show that dispatchers and other back-office support staff can have an outsized impact on driver job satisfaction, and therefore, retention.
ATA to Honor Diversity Equity and Inclusion in Leadership- Heavy Duty Trucking
The Diversity Equity and Inclusion Change Leader Award, sponsored by Tenstreet, encourages ATA members to implement a DEI program or continue to improve an established company diversity equity inclusion program.
Fleets Focus on Driver Performance to Raise Fuel Economy- Transport Topics
Transport Topics discusses how integrating Trimble’s fleet management system with Tenstreet’s True Fuel technology can provide real-time, in-cab audible coaching combined with fuel efficiency data.
FleetOwner shares how Tenstreet and Classic Carriers worked together to improve detention pay, enhance work-life balance, and reduce driver turnover.
Recruiting is one thing, turnover is another- FreightWaves NOW
Marilyn Surber of Tenstreet joins Bill Priestley of FreightWaves NOW and Charlie Saffo of CS Consulting for a roundtable discussion on turnover – not that it happens, but why it’s happening so quickly in trucking.
Mata named National Recruiter of the Year- TruckNews.com
Jessica Mata was named the 2023 National Recruiter of the Year, an award sponsored by Tenstreet, at the recent National Recruiting and Retention Symposium in Brampton, Ont. Mata, recruiting and retention manager at Wellington Group of Companies, received the award from Marilyn Surber, Tenstreet’s Transportation Advisor.
Tenstreet Acquires TruckMap, Launches Reward, Fuel Programs- Heavy Duty Trucking
HDT covers Tenstreet’s acquisition of TruckMap- a mobile app for truck drivers with unique features that will be integrated into the Driver Pulse App- at it’s 2023 User Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Additionally, Tenstreet announced two new products, Rewards and True Fuel.
FreightWaves details the new driver rewards program and fuel incentive program unveiled at Tenstreet’s 2023 User Conference in Las Vegas.
Ellen Voie: A Trailblazing Leader- Waste Advantage Management
Ellen Voie, founder of the Women in Trucking Association, states that StayMetrics, owned by Tenstreet, was one of the first companies to collect and release retention and recruiting data involving women in trucking.
Data provided by Tenstreet and quotes from Brad Fulton, director of research and analytics at Tenstreet, are used to discuss the rising levels of women in the trucking industry.
2023 Top Women to Watch in Transportation- Women in Trucking
Marilyn Surber, Tenstreet’s transportation advisor, was named one of 2023’s Top Women to Watch in Transportation by Women in Trucking.
Perspective: The Right Recruiting Impression– Transport Topics
Atlas Van Lines recently partnered with Tenstreet, and was able to reduce the average time it takes to bring new recruits on board from 88 days to 15 days.
Two-Year Study of Driver Pulse Data Indicates Changing Trends in Driver Landscape- American Journal of Transportation
Data from the Driver Pulse App shows a continued pattern that indicates the average age of drivers using the app is trending younger for the second year in a row. These findings suggest that trucking companies should be actively focusing on how they can appeal to a younger workforce, and that female drivers are still an important swath of the driver population to pay attention to when hiring.
Using Tech to Recruit the Next Generation- FleetMaintenance
“Mobile-first technology is what a younger generation is looking for. Using an app like Tenstreet’s Driver Pulse lets them complete tasks easily and streamlines the hiring process for both carriers and drivers,” says Marilyn Surber, transportation advisor at Tenstreet. “If you expect a 23-year-old to fill out paperwork manually or spend a lot of time navigating your website, you will lose them.”
PMTC Award Program Opens for Entries- Truck News
The 2023 Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) awards program is open for entries, including the PMTC-Tenstreet Young Leaders Education Bursary.
Scale Your Military Talent Acquisition – TransForce
Dave Harrison, Executive Director at FASTPORT, and Marilyn Surber, Transportation Advisor at Tenstreet, discuss the ins and outs of creating a Veteran-Ready Culture.
How to Reduce Fuel Waste with In-Cab Coaching- Trimble Transportation
Trimble Transportation announces an integration with Tenstreet True Fuel®, which offers real-time feedback and a measured driver efficiency metric.
Tenstreet Offers 1-Stop Shop for Hassle-Free Hiring- FreightWaves
Dan Malone, director of driver recruiting, retention and HR for Evennon Transportation, and Scott Foster, who works in advertising operations for Tenstreet, sit down with Freightwaves to discuss how Tenstreet’s Job Store and Concierge services help carriers attract top-notch drivers even in a tough market.
Trucking Industry’s Largest Event Returns- MATS 2023 – Movin’ Out Magazine
At MATS VIP Executive Breakfast, Tenstreet will join other industry thought leaders in a discussion about solving today’s challenges through digitalization and leading the way for a sustainable future for transportation.
FreightWaves sits down with Tenstreet Transportation Advisor, Marilyn Surber, to discuss how Tenstreet’s training programs and technology can help fleets reach new generations of drivers.
FASTPORT and Tenstreet partner to sponsor Wreaths Across America’s annual appreciation dinner. The dinner serves as a celebration of the efforts made by thousands of volunteers across the country, supporters, and the trucking industry to fulfill the mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach.
5 Ways Fleets Can Compete for Truck Drivers in a Tough Labor Market – Heavy Duty Trucking
Tim Crawford, CEO of Tenstreet, discusses the latest data surrounding hiring drivers during an HDT Leadership Insights video podcast.
Driver Surveys Offer Retention, Safety Benefits- FreightWaves
FreightWaves shares how Tenstreet’s data-collecting power and expertise continues to bring actionable insights to the recruiting and retention space.
Tenstreet Q3 Market Index: Recruitment & Retention Rundown– FleetNewsDaily
Tenstreet roundup of industry data for Q3 indicates an especially strong rebound from the unpredictability of the pandemic years – as well as the usual seasonal signals that recruiting is headed for a holiday slowdown.
Marilyn Surber, transportation leader at Tenstreet, acted as moderator for a panel discussion at Biz & Breakfast – Safety, Compliance and Insurance in the Trucking Industry.
Meet the 2022 HDT Emerging Leaders- Heavy Duty Trucking
Six out of ten HDT Emerging Leaders work for companies that use Tenstreet. Stephen Lusk of EverGreen Industries says that “adopting the Tenstreet ATS system… fundamentally changed how we identify, engage, and hire professional drivers.”
According to a Stay Metrics- now owned by Tenstreet- survey, drivers who received pay on a percentage split indicated they were 31% more satisfied than those who receive hourly pay and 29% more satisfied than those who receive per-mile pay.
Nine Companies Honored with Inaugural ATA Change Leader Award- American Trucking Associations
Marilyn Surber, transportation adviser at Tenstreet, weighs in on The Diversity Equity and Inclusion Change Leader Award, sponsored by Tenstreet. This award encourages ATA members to implement a DEI program or continue to improve an established company DEI program.
Inward-facing Cameras Gain Ground as Drivers Grumble– FreightWaves
Byron Wiebold, of Tenstreet’s industry relations team discusses the implementation of inward-facing cameras.
The 2022 CCJ Top 250, sponsored by Tenstreet, is the industry’s most comprehensive ranking of the largest for-hire carriers in North America with U.S. operating authority.
Tim Hindes, manager of engagement products at Tenstreet discusses new research highlighting the latest trends for hiring in transportation, including how companies are responding to high turnover.
Tenstreet’s Marilyn Surber says it’s better to refrain from making serious strategy changes or even exiting the recruiting game altogether in the evolving truck driving climate.
Gen Z Seeks Tech, Purpose from Trucking Jobs – CCJ Digital
Marilyn Surber, transportation adviser at Tenstreet, weighs in on how to attract Gen Z to trucking as industry demographics shift
Atlas Van Lines, a Tenstreet client, was able to reduce the average time it takes to bring new recruits on board from 88 days to 15 days.
Private Fleets Sharpen Focus on Driver Satisfaction – Averitt Express
Since using Tenstreet, Dot Transportation has been “much more intentional” in its focus on hiring female drivers.
Tenstreet, Next Generation in Trucking Association, and Melton Truck Lines announced a new webinar to help carriers navigate generational differences in the industry. Join us on September 8th, at 1 p.m. ET.
Tenstreet Puts Drivers in Control of Their Own Data– FreightWaves
Tenstreet’s new Application Transparency feature gives drivers better control over how carriers can contact them, and it prevents drivers and carriers alike from wasting their time engaging in dead-end recruiting conversations.
With nearly 4 million drivers storing their data on Tenstreet’s secure platform, privacy and security are hallmarks of our brand, and the new Application Transparency feature builds on that legacy.
Hiring Trends in Trucking may be Slowing – FreightWaves TV
Marilyn Surber joins the FWNow team to discuss what carriers and drivers should expect as the industry’s hiring rates begin to normalize from the hiring boom of the past few years.
Graves wins TTSAO’s Instructor of the Year Award – Truck News
Doug Graves, a professional driver since 1970, has won the TTSAO/Tenstreet Instructor of the Year award. TTSAO also honored Mike Millian, president of Private Motor Truck Council of Canada with the Tenstreet President’s Award
AB5 protests rage on, AI contract negotiators and driver onboarding– What The Truck?!?
Tim Crawford, co-founder and CEO at Tenstreet, is bringing transparency to truck driver data with Driver Pulse’s latest feature – App Transparency.
How to Recruit Drivers With so Many Retiring Now – FreightWaves TV
Marilyn Surber joins a round table discussion on recruiting drivers amongst the mass retirement of the baby boomer generation.
3 Benefits of Utilizing Vnomics True Fuel to Measure Driver Impact on MPG in Your Fleet- Trimble Transportation
Trimble announced an integration with Vnomics, now owned by Tenstreet, to offer their True Fuel® technology to fleets utilizing Trimble in-cab technology.
Tenstreet’s Josh McAllister reveals how Tenstreet’s Safety Management platform is appealing to all types of insurers, but can be especially helpful in the case of group captives.
FreightWaves highlights data that shows Tenstreet’s Driver Pulse app outperforms traditional recruiting methods like texts and emails.
Successful Strategies for Post-Pandemic Driver Recruiting- Heavy Duty Trucking
Tenstreet CEO, Tim Crawford, sits down with Jim Park of HDT to discuss trends that define the driver-carrier relationship and provide insight for fleets who want to stay ahead of the evolving dynamic.
Tenstreet has added a host of new features to its recruiting arsenal, making it easier and more effective than ever for carriers to recruit, onboard, and retain drivers.
Trucking, Turnover and Turning to Women- Women in Trucking
Women in Trucking pulls data from Stay Metrics, now a division of Tenstreet to analyze driver turnover amongst women in the industry.
Recruitment & Retention Rundown- Fleet News Daily
Fleet News Daily shares Tenstreet’s Recruitment and Retention Rundown to help you keep drivers in your trucks for the long haul.
Will Freight Be a Multiverse of Madness Forever– FreightWaves
Tenstreet’s Bryon Wiebold appears on FreightWaves ‘What the Truck’ podcast to discuss The Elmer Lindamood CDL Training Scholarship Touch-A-Truck event.
Expedite Expo Kicks Off in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in July- Overdrive by Randall Reilly
Marilyn Surber will speak on a “State of the Trucking Industry” panel with John Elliot of Load One and Women in Trucking’s Ellen Voie at this years Expedite Expo.
Tenstreet Acquires Vnomics, True Load Time- Heavy Duty Trucking
HDT covers Tenstreet’s acquisition of two new companies. The addition of fuel optimization solution, Vnomics, and load-time management technology, True Load Time, augment Tenstreet’s retention and engagement services by reducing the friction drivers encounter.
FreightWaves and Tenstreet analyzed exit survey data to figure out why drivers leave carriers. Results from our analysis revealed that drivers with different amounts of tenure tend to leave carriers for vastly different reasons.
How Fleets are Winning the Race to Hire Drivers- Transport Topics
Marilyn Surber, Tenstreet’s transportation advisor, weighs in on the changing attitudes surrounding the hiring of student drivers.
Marilyn Surber, Tenstreet’s transportation advisor, explains the importance of fleet management understanding how demographics are changing so they are better equipped to recruit and manage a younger generation of drivers.
Entry Level Driver Requirement Changes Start This Week- FreightWaves TV
Tenstreet’s Transportation Advisor, Marilyn Surber, appears on FreightWaves TV to discuss the changes to entry level driver requirements that were implemented in early February.
FreightWaves analyzes various data comparisons in the latest quarterly report from Stay Metrics, owned by Tenstreet, that indicate drivers might be sticking around longer.
Advanced Truck Technologies Market Report 2022-2023- Yahoo! Finance
Stay Metrics, owned by Tenstreet, is cited stating that 70% of drivers who leave a carrier do so during the first year of employment in an article forecasting trends in the industry for the upcoming years.
Fleets Find Raising Pay Doesn’t Solve Driver Shortage- Transport Topics
Tenstreet’s Transportation Advisor Marilyn Surber notes in a conversation with Transport Topics that pay rate increases have a small effect, but not a broad sweeping one.
How Can Fleets Boost Their Attractiveness to Drivers?- FreightWaves TV
Marilyn Surber appears on FreightWaves NOW to provide insight on how fleets can position themselves to attract drivers.
Stay Metrics, owned by Tenstreet, is cited stating that 70% of drivers who leave a carrier do so during the first year of employment in an article about ever-changing industry dynamic.
Make Plans to Attend Truckload 2022: Las Vegas- The Trucker
Tenstreet is excited to be sponsoring Truckload 2022: Las Vegas, which along with our New Member Welcome Mixer, brings truckload professionals together for networking and education